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BHPS Documentation and Questionnaires

Record Type AINDRESP

This Record contains individual data from full and proxy questionnaires. Data from the Household Composition Form is also copied to this record. Proxy respondents may be distinguished from main questionnaire respondents on the basis of the variable AIVFIO. Note that adult non-respondents, which may include the Household Reference Person, will not have an AINDRESP record, but only an AINDALL record.

Proxy data is copied to equivalent full questionnaire variables. Where there is no equivalent variable, values are set to -7 (inapplicable). The variables APRRS2I APRIPN APRWHY APRFEHQ APRSEHQ APRFITB APRJBFT etc correspond to questions which have nodirect equivalent in the full questionnaire. They are inapplicable for full respondents.

Data from the job history are contained on record AJOBHIST, except for a number of derived variables. Similarly detailed data on payment receipts from questions F3a - F3f are contained on record AINCOME.

Derived and additional copied variables are those from AIVFIO to AREGION and from AHGR2R onwards. The variables AREGION AHHSIZE AHHTYPE ATENURE and AFIHHMN are copied from record AHHRESP. The variables AIVFIO AIODC and AHGR2R to AHOH are copied from record AINDALL.

The following variables have data for all missing cases imputed (note that proxy cases do not have imputed values except in the case of APRFITB):

See Volume A for a full discussion of imputation. Imputation flag variables are listed below.

The results displayed in the following tables are obtained from unweighted data. A full discussion of the use of the weights contained on this Record Type appears in Volume A.