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jjlsizeNumber employed at workplace, last job
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text JJ38 : How many people were employed/did you employ at the place where you worked?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1 - 219.15.1
3 - 9226.214.7
10 - 24332.218.1
25 - 49425.214.1
50 - 99521.111.9
100 - 19969.15.1
200 - 499717.19.6
500 - 99988.14.5
1000 or more910.15.6
DK but Under 25102.01.1
DK but 25+1118.110.2
Missing or wild-955.4Missing
Inapplicable-81484995.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases177Missing cases15426
Question RouteIF (JNEMST = 3-10 AND JNJBS = 0 AND JIVIEVR = 2 AND JJBHAD=1) Asked if R is not currently employed and has no periods of paid employment since 1.9.99 and has never been interviewed and has ever had a paid job
Index TermsEmployment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jivjaJob hist section: respondent alone
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text JJ39A : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Respondent alone
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Respondent alone1950560.9100.0
Inapplicable-8557635.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases9505Missing cases6098
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jivjbJob hist section: partner present
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text JJ39B : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Partner present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0200012.835.9
Partner present2357622.964.1
Inapplicable-8950560.9Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases5576Missing cases10027
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jivjcJob hist section: other adults present
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text JJ39C : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Other adult(s) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0424727.276.2
Other adults pres313298.523.8
Inapplicable-8950560.9Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases5576Missing cases10027
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jivjdJob hist section: child/ren present
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text JJ39D : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Child(ren) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0415126.674.4
Children present414259.125.6
Inapplicable-8950560.9Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases5576Missing cases10027
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jivjeJob hist section: supervisor present
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text JJ39E : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Supervisor present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0536734.496.3
Supervisor present52091.33.7
Inapplicable-8950560.9Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases5576Missing cases10027
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jopsocaOrdinary people share nations wealth
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text JV1A : People have different views about society. I'm going to read out some things people have said about Britain today and I'd like you to tell me which answer off the card (33) comes closest to how you feel about each statement. Ordinary people get their fair share of the nation's wealth
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1146.91.0
Agree2242815.616.4
Neither agree/disagr3298119.120.1
Disagree4745747.850.4
Strongly disagree5178311.412.1
Proxy Respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-12861.8Missing
Valid cases14795Missing cases808
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W10 W14 W17


jopsocbOne law for rich and one for poor
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text JV1B : People have different views about society. I'm going to read out some things people have said about Britain today and I'd like you to tell me which answer off the card (33) comes closest to how you feel about each statement. There is one law for the rich and one for the poor
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1283718.219.0
Agree2742047.649.7
Neither agree/disagr3239815.416.1
Disagree4206513.213.8
Strongly disagree52181.41.5
Proxy Respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-1143.9Missing
Valid cases14938Missing cases665
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W10 W14 W17


jopsoccPrivate enterprise solves economic probs
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text JV1C : People have different views about society. I'm going to read out some things people have said about Britain today and I'd like you to tell me which answer off the card (33) comes closest to how you feel about each statement. Private enterprise is the best way to solve Britain's economic problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree14352.83.1
Agree2322820.722.8
Neither agree/disagr3586937.641.4
Disagree4405526.028.6
Strongly disagree55853.74.1
Proxy Respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-19095.8Missing
Valid cases14172Missing cases1431
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W10 W14 W17


jopsocdPublic services ought to be state owned
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text JV1D : People have different views about society. I'm going to read out some things people have said about Britain today and I'd like you to tell me which answer off the card (33) comes closest to how you feel about each statement. Major public services and industries ought to be in state ownership
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree19716.26.8
Agree2450628.931.4
Neither agree/disagr3459729.532.0
Disagree4378624.326.3
Strongly disagree55123.33.6
Missing-91.0Missing
Proxy Respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-17084.5Missing
Valid cases14372Missing cases1231
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W10 W14 W17


jopsoceGovt. has obligation to provide jobs
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text JV1E : People have different views about society. I'm going to read out some things people have said about Britain today and I'd like you to tell me which answer off the card (33) comes closest to how you feel about each statement. It is the government's responsibility to provide a job for everyone who wants one
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree112418.08.3
Agree2638440.942.8
Neither agree/disagr3252116.216.9
Disagree4421727.028.3
Strongly disagree55403.53.6
Missing-91.0Missing
Proxy Respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-11771.1Missing
Valid cases14903Missing cases700
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W10 W14 W17


jopsocfStrong trade unions protect employees
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text JV1F : People have different views about society. I'm going to read out some things people have said about Britain today and I'd like you to tell me which answer off the card (33) comes closest to how you feel about each statement. Strong trade unions are needed to protect the working conditions and wages of employees
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1210713.514.2
Agree2724846.549.0
Neither agree/disagr3283618.219.2
Disagree4223714.315.1
Strongly disagree53652.32.5
Proxy Respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-12881.8Missing
Valid cases14793Missing cases810
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Trade Unions and Union Membership
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W10 W14 W17


jopcls1See self as belonging to a social class
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)
Question Number and Text JV7 : Do you think of yourself as belonging to any particular social class?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9800.51Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Yes1500732.0933.38
No2999464.0566.62
Total15603100.00
Valid cases15001Missing cases602
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Classification
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W6 W10 W15


jopcls2Subjective social class membership
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)
Question Number and Text JV8 : (If you had to choose) Which social class would you say you belong to?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9176711.32Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
refused-2230.15Missing
Nothing written in080.050.06
Lower wrkng class180.050.06
Working class2645441.3648.56
Upper wrkng class3760.490.57
Lower mid class43382.172.54
Middle class5495631.7637.29
Upper mid class6730.470.55
Upper class7310.200.23
Other not class82421.551.82
No partic class114182.683.14
Refuse class cat121040.670.78
Other965833.744.39
Total15603100.00
Valid cases13291Missing cases2312
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Classification
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W6 W10 W15


jopcls3Social class affects opportunities
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)
Question Number and Text JV9 : In Britain today, how much do you think a person's opportunities are affected by the class into which they are born?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94923.15Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
A great deal1381324.4426.14
Quite a lot2666542.7245.69
Not very much3338321.6823.19
Not at all46804.364.66
Other specified5480.310.33
Total15603100.00
Valid cases14589Missing cases1014
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Classification
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W6 W10 W15


jvote1Supports a particular political party
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text JV2 : Generally speaking do you think of yourself as a supporter of any one political party?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9370.24Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Yes1575036.8538.22
No2929459.5761.78
Total15603100.00
Valid cases15044Missing cases559
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteUsed in derivation of summary voting variable JVOTE.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jvote2Closer to one political party than other
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text JV3 : Do you think of yourself as a little closer to one political party than to the others?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9430.28Missing
inapplicable-8575036.85Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Yes1317220.3334.15
No2611639.2065.85
Total15603100.00
Valid cases9288Missing cases6315
Question RouteIF (JVOTE1=2) Asked if R does not support a particular political party
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for JVOTE1.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jvote3Party which would vote for tomorrow
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text JV4 : If there were to be a General Election tomorrow, which political party do you think you would be most likely to support?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative15033.211.3
Labour27474.816.8
Lib Dem, SDP35903.813.3
Scot Nat41811.24.1
Plaid Cymru589.62.0
Green Party679.51.8
Other party743.31.0
Other answer871.51.6
None10180111.540.6
Can't vote113222.17.3
Ulster Unionist125.0.1
SDLP134.0.1
Alliance Party142.0.0
Democratic Unionist152.0.0
Sinn Fein161.0.0
Inapplicable-8892257.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-239.2Missing
Don't know-1168010.8Missing
Valid cases4440Missing cases11163
Question RouteIF ((JVOTE1 = 2 AND JVOTE2 = 2) Asked if R does not support or feel closer to one political party rather than another
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for JVOTE1. Coding frame expanded from Wave 7 due to addition of ECHP sample
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jvote4Which political party closest to
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text JV5 : Which one? (Party do you regard yourself as being closer to than the others)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative1259016.629.3
Labour2433427.849.1
Lib Dem /Lib/SDP39786.311.1
Scot Nat44663.05.3
Plaid Cymru51971.32.2
Green Party690.61.0
Other Party753.3.6
Other answer814.1.2
None1032.2.4
Ulster Unionist1244.3.5
SDLP1318.1.2
Alliance Party145.0.1
Democratic Unionist158.1.1
Sinn Fein163.0.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8615939.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-226.2Missing
Don't know-163.4Missing
Valid cases8832Missing cases6771
Question RouteIF (JVOTE1=1 OR (JVOTE1=2 AND JVOTE2=1)) Asked if R supports or is a little closer to one political party than another
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for JVOTE1. Coding frame expanded from Wave 7 due to addition of ECHP sample
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jvote5Strength of support for stated party
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)
Question Number and Text JV6 : Would you call yourself a very strong, fairly strong or not very strong supporter?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very strong17584.98.6
Fairly strong2315720.235.9
Not very strong3486731.255.4
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8628140.3Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-115.1Missing
Valid cases8782Missing cases6821
Question RouteIF ((JVOTE1=1 OR (JVOTE1=2 AND JVOTE2=1)) AND JVOTE4=1-8) Asked if R supports or is a little closer to one political party than another and names party
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jvote7Voted in last general election
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text JV10 : Did you vote in the May 1997 general election?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11051267.470.8
No2318420.421.4
Couldn't vote311497.47.7
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-222.1Missing
Don't know-12141.4Missing
Valid cases14845Missing cases758
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteDue to the proximity of the 1992 General Election, retrospective rather than the usual prospective voting questions were asked at Wave Two. in slightly different form asked again at Wave 5 to test recall of voters with another General Election pending. Asked as a retrospective question again at Waves 7 and 9.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W5 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jvote8Party voted for in last general election
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text JV11 : Which political party did you vote for?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative1242815.623.8
Labour2542934.853.3
Lib Dem, SLD312708.112.5
Scot Nat45123.35.0
Plaid Cymru52701.72.6
Green Party664.4.6
Other party794.6.9
Other answer829.2.3
Ulster Unionist1248.3.5
SDLP1323.1.2
Alliance Party149.1.1
Democratic Unionist159.1.1
Sinn Fein164.0.0
Inapplicable-8456929.3Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-264.4Missing
Don't know-12591.7Missing
Valid cases10189Missing cases5414
Question RouteIF (JVOTE7 = 1) Asked if R voted in 2000 General election
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for JVOTE7.Coding frame expanded from Wave 7 due to addition of ECHP sample.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W5 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jlactaHow often: Walk/swim/play sport
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text JV12A : We are interested in the things people do in their leisure time, I'm going to read out a list of some leisure activities. Please look at the card (V2) and tell me how frequently you do each one... Play sport or go walking or swimming
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At least once a week1808951.853.7
At least once a mont2175111.211.6
Several times a year312498.08.3
Once a year or less44863.13.2
Never/almost never5348522.323.1
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-121.1Missing
Valid cases15060Missing cases543
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Leisure Activity
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jlactbHow often: Watch live sport
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text JV12B : We are interested in the things people do in their leisure time, I'm going to read out a list of some leisure activities. Please look at the card (V2) and tell me how frequently you do each one... Go to watch live sport
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At least once a week18035.15.3
At least once a mont29616.26.4
Several times a year3172311.011.5
Once a year or less4169210.811.3
Never/almost never5985163.165.5
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-151.3Missing
Valid cases15030Missing cases573
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsLeisure Activity
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jlactcHow often: Go to the cinema
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text JV12C : We are interested in the things people do in their leisure time, I'm going to read out a list of some leisure activities. Please look at the card (V2) and tell me how frequently you do each one... Go to the cinema
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At least once a week12131.41.4
At least once a mont2201312.913.4
Several times a year3437728.129.1
Once a year or less4256716.517.1
Never/almost never5587337.639.0
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-138.2Missing
Valid cases15043Missing cases560
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsLeisure Activity
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jlactdHow often: Go to theatre/concert
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text JV12D : We are interested in the things people do in their leisure time, I'm going to read out a list of some leisure activities. Please look at the card (V2) and tell me how frequently you do each one... Go to a concert, theatre or other live performance
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At least once a week193.6.6
At least once a mont26244.04.1
Several times a year3416626.727.7
Once a year or less4419426.927.9
Never/almost never5597538.339.7
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-129.2Missing
Valid cases15052Missing cases551
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsLeisure Activity
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jlacteHow often: Eat out
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text JV12E : We are interested in the things people do in their leisure time, I'm going to read out a list of some leisure activities. Please look at the card (V2) and tell me how frequently you do each one... Have a meal in a restaurant, cafe or pub
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At least once a week1237215.215.7
At least once a mont2553335.536.7
Several times a year3500532.133.2
Once a year or less49576.16.3
Never/almost never512057.78.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-18.1Missing
Valid cases15072Missing cases531
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsLeisure Activity
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jlactfHow often: Go out for a drink
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text JV12F : We are interested in the things people do in their leisure time, I'm going to read out a list of some leisure activities. Please look at the card (V2) and tell me how frequently you do each one... Go for a drink at a pub or club
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At least once a week1469830.131.2
At least once a mont2313920.120.9
Several times a year3268817.217.9
Once a year or less48505.45.6
Never/almost never5368023.624.4
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-126.2Missing
Valid cases15055Missing cases548
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsLeisure Activity
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jlacthHow often: Work in garden
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text JV12H : We are interested in the things people do in their leisure time, I'm going to read out a list of some leisure activities. Please look at the card (V2) and tell me how frequently you do each one... Work in the garden
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At least once a week1443428.429.6
At least once a mont2274917.618.3
Several times a year3226214.515.1
Once a year or less47985.15.3
Never/almost never5475630.531.7
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-180.5Missing
Valid cases14999Missing cases604
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsLeisure Activity
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jlactiHow often: Do DIY, car maintenance
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text JV12I : We are interested in the things people do in their leisure time, I'm going to read out a list of some leisure activities. Please look at the card (V2) and tell me how frequently you do each one... Do DIY, home maintenance or car repairs
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At least once a week1211713.614.1
At least once a mont2254116.316.9
Several times a year3330121.221.9
Once a year or less414209.19.4
Never/almost never5567036.337.7
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-132.2Missing
Valid cases15049Missing cases554
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsLeisure Activity
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jlactjHow often: Attend evening classes
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text JV12J : We are interested in the things people do in their leisure time, I'm going to read out a list of some leisure activities. Please look at the card (V2) and tell me how frequently you do each one... Attend leisure activity groups such as evening classes, keep fit, yoga etc
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At least once a week1236715.215.7
At least once a mont25883.83.9
Several times a year34973.23.3
Once a year or less44753.03.2
Never/almost never51112871.373.9
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-126.2Missing
Valid cases15055Missing cases548
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsLeisure Activity
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jlactkHow often: Attend local groups
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text JV12K : We are interested in the things people do in their leisure time, I'm going to read out a list of some leisure activities. Please look at the card (V2) and tell me how frequently you do each one... Attend meetings for local groups/ voluntary organisations
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At least once a week19095.86.0
At least once a mont211787.57.8
Several times a year38235.35.5
Once a year or less46444.14.3
Never/almost never51150373.776.4
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-124.2Missing
Valid cases15057Missing cases546
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsLeisure Activity
Time Use
Social and Interest Group Activity
Variable OccurrenceW6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jlactlHow often: Do voluntary work
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text JV12L : We are interested in the things people do in their leisure time, I'm going to read out a list of some leisure activities. Please look at the card (V2) and tell me how frequently you do each one... Do unpaid voluntary work
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At least once a week19716.26.5
At least once a mont25573.63.7
Several times a year36984.54.6
Once a year or less44933.23.3
Never/almost never51233379.081.9
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-129.2Missing
Valid cases15052Missing cases551
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsLeisure Activity
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jtrustTrustworthiness of others
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text JV13 : Generally speaking, would you say that most people can be trusted, or that you can't be too careful in dealing with people?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most people can be t1535734.335.7
Can't be too careful2938860.262.6
Other/depends32441.61.6
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-192.6Missing
Valid cases14989Missing cases614
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W10 W13 W15 W17


jfrnaFrequency of talking to neighbours
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text JV14 : How often do you talk to any of your neighbours? Is it ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
On most days1577137.038.3
Once or twice a week2571536.637.9
Once or twice a mont3216213.914.3
Less than once a mon410396.76.9
Never53802.42.5
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-114.1Missing
Valid cases15067Missing cases536
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jfrnbFrequency of meeting people
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text JV15 : How often do you meet friends or relatives who are not living with you? Is it ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
On most days1672043.144.6
Once or twice a week2617139.640.9
Once or twice a mont3175211.211.6
Less than once a mon44002.62.7
Never532.2.2
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-16.0Missing
Valid cases15075Missing cases528
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jfrncSpoken to someone in past week
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text JV16 : During the last week, have you spoken, even if only on the telephone, to anyone (apart from myself) who is not a member of your household?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13802.487.0
No257.413.0
Inapplicable-81464393.8Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases437Missing cases15166
Question RouteIF (JFRNB = 4 or 5) Asked if R meets friends or relatives from outside household less often than once a month
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf101Income: NI retirement pension
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF101 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received N.I. Retirement (Old Age) Pension?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01193776.579.2
NI retir pension1314420.120.8
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf102Income: pension from previous employer
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF102 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received A Pension from a previous employer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01311484.087.0
Pension prev emp2196712.613.0
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf103Income: pension from spouses ex-employer
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF103 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received A Pension from a spouse's previous employer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01458793.596.7
Pens spse prev emp34943.23.3
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf104Income: private pension or annuity
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF104 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received A Private Pension/Annuity?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01476594.697.9
Annuity/priv pens43162.02.1
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf105Income: widow or war widows pension
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF105 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received A Widow's or War Widow's Pension?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01495395.899.2
Widow/war pens5128.8.8
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf106Income: widowed mothers allowance
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF106 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received A Widowed mother's allowance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01505896.599.8
Wid mothr allow623.1.2
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf116Income: severe disablement allowance
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF116 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received Severe Disablement Allowance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01495795.999.2
Sev disabl allow16124.8.8
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf118Income: industrial injury allowance
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF118 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received Industrial Injury or Disablement Allowance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01498696.099.4
Ind injury allow1895.6.6
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf119Income: attendance allowance
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF119 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received Attendance Allowance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01477094.797.9
Attendance allowance193112.02.1
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf121Income: invalid care allowance
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF121 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received Invalid Care Allowance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01493295.799.0
Invalid care allow211491.01.0
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf122Income: war disability pension
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF122 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received War Disability Pension?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01501696.299.6
War disab pension2265.4.4
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf124Income: disabled persons tax credit
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF124 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received Disability Working Allowance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01507096.699.9
Disab tax credit2411.1.1
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A. New benefit income source from Wave 2 onwards.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13


jf125Income: incapacity benefit
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF125 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received Incapacity Benefit?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01440792.395.5
Incapacity benefit256744.34.5
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A. New benefit income source from Wave 5 onwards. Introduced in 1994 to replace Invalidity benefits and N.I. Sickness benefit from April 1995 on.
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf126Income: disablty living allowance (care)
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF126 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received Disability Living Allowance/ Care Component
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01466194.097.2
Disab liv allw -care264202.72.8
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf127Income: disab living allowance(mobility)
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF127 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received Disability Living Allowance/ Mobility Component
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01459693.596.8
Disab liv allw -mob274853.13.2
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf128Income: disability living allowance (dk)
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF128 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received Disability Living Allowance/ Components not known
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01497696.099.3
Disab liv allw -dk28105.7.7
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf132Income: income support (IS)
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF132 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received Income Support (Supplementary Benefit)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01401489.892.9
Income support (IS)3210676.87.1
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf142Income: Job Seekers Allowance
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF142 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received Job Seeker's Allowance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01467294.097.3
Job Seeker's Allowan424092.62.7
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteA new benefit introduced in October 1997 to replace Unemployment Benefit (wF133). See usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf135Income: child benefit
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF135 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received Child Benefit?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01209877.580.2
Child benefit35298319.119.8
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf136Income: one parent benefit
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF136 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received One Parent Benefit?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01470694.397.5
One parent benefit363752.42.5
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16


jf137Income: family credit
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF137 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received Family Credit?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01456193.396.6
Family credit375203.33.4
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf138Income: maternity allowance
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF138 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received Maternity allowance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01498196.099.3
Maternity allow38100.6.7
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf139Income: housing benefit
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF139 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received Housing Benefit/Rent rebate or allowance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01374388.191.1
Housing benefit3913388.68.9
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
Housing: Allowances/Rebates
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf140Income: council tax benefit
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF140 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received Council Tax Benefit?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01315284.387.2
Comm charge bene40192912.412.8
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A. Changed from Community Charge Benefit to Council Tax Benefit at Wave 3.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jf141Income: other state benefit
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text JF141 : Have you yourself or jointly with others since 1.9.99 received Any other state benefit?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01502396.399.6
Other state bene4158.4.4
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteSee usage notes in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18