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jdebtc3Owe money - 5000 or more
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (102)
Question Number and Text JF47C : 5,000 pounds or more?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes161.437.4
No2102.762.6
Inapplicable-81490795.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-110.1Missing
Valid cases163Missing cases15440
Question RouteIF (JDEBT = 1 AND JDEBTY = -1 AND JDEBTC1 = 1 AND JDEBTC2 = 1) Asked if R owes money on any of things listed (Showcard F9) and does not know how much but it is more than 5,000.
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Loan Repayments
Financial Management: Material Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW5 W10 W15


jdebtc4Owe money - 100 or more
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (102)
Question Number and Text JF47D : 100 pounds or more?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes165.473.0
No224.227.0
Inapplicable-81496495.9Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-128.2Missing
Valid cases89Missing cases15514
Question RouteIF (JDEBT = 1 AND JDEBTY = -1 AND (JDEBTC1 = 2 OR JDEBTC2 = -1)) Asked if R owes money on any of things listed (Showcard F9) and does not know how much or it is less than 500.
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Loan Repayments
Financial Management: Material Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW5 W10 W15


jdebtsjFinancial commitment sole or joint
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (102)
Question Number and Text JF48 : Are these financial commitments in your sole name only, jointly held with someone else or do you have both sole and joint commitments?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Sole only1448428.778.2
Joint only29486.116.5
Both sole and joint33031.95.3
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8934059.9Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-24.0Missing
Valid cases5735Missing cases9868
Question RouteIF (JDEBT = 1 AND JDEBTY GE -1) Asked if R owes money on any of things listed (Showcard F9) and has specified or does not know how much.
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Loan Repayments
Financial Management: Material Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW10 W15


jdebtskHow much of outstanding sole commitment
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (102)
Question Number and Text JF49 : About how much of the amount outstanding is your sole commitment?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3083.454786.77150000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated12731.7100.0
Inapplicable-81477894.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-24.0Missing
Don't know-126.2Missing
Valid cases273Missing cases15330
Question RouteIF (JDEBT = 1 AND JDEBTY GE -1 AND JDEBTSJ = 3) Asked if R owes money on any of things listed (Showcard F9) and has specified or does not know how much, and it is both a sole and joint commitment.
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Loan Repayments
Financial Management: Material Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW10 W15


jdebtspPercentage share of total debt
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (102)
Question Number and Text JF50 : Can you tell me approximately what your personal share of the total amount outstanding is?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
503.075.0
661.025.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81505596.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-27.0Missing
Don't know-114.1Missing
Valid cases4Missing cases15599
Question RouteIF (JDEBT = 1 AND JDEBTY GE -1 AND JDEBTSJ = 3 AND JDEBTSK = -1) Asked if R owes money on any of things listed (Showcard F9) and has specified or does not know how much, and it is both a sole and joint commitment but does not know extent of sole commitment.
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Loan Repayments
Financial Management: Material Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW10 W15


jdfwldDifferent world in future for young
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (105)
Question Number and Text JF58 : Do you think children born today will face a very different world than you did when you were growing up?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11435292.095.2
No27294.74.8
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W10 W13 W15


jdfwld1Why kid's world different: 1st mention
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (105)
Question Number and Text JF58A1 : What do you have in mind? (1)
Valid cases14222Missing cases1381
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteA coding frame for this variable, with notes, appears in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W10 W13 W15


jdfwld2Why kid's world different: 2nd mention
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (105)
Question Number and Text JF58A2 : What do you have in mind? (2)
Valid cases14352Missing cases1251
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for FDFWLD1.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W10 W13 W15


jdfwld3Why kid's world different: 3rd mention
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (105)
Question Number and Text JF58A3 : What do you have in mind? (3)
Valid cases14352Missing cases1251
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for FDFWLD1.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W10 W13 W15


jdfwld4Why kid's world different: 4th mention
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (105)
Question Number and Text JF58A4 : What do you have in mind? (4)
Valid cases14352Missing cases1251
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for FDFWLD1.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W10 W13 W15


jspinhhWhether living with spouse or partner
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (103)
Question Number and Text JF51 : Interviewer check: Is respondent living with spouse/partner?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1961361.663.7
No2546835.036.3
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
NoteAn important variable which determines route through questionnaire; although this check is made several times during course of interview, it is included only once as a variable on the database.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jhubuysWho does the grocery shopping (couples)
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (103)
Question Number and Text JF52A : Could you please say who mostly does these household jobs here? Is it mostly yourself, or mostly your spouse/partner, or is the work shared equally? 1. Grocery shopping
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9480.31Missing
inapplicable-8546835.04Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Mostly self1309419.8332.35
Mostly partner2253016.2126.45
Shared3388424.8940.61
Paid help only460.040.06
Other5510.330.53
Total15603100.00
Valid cases9565Missing cases6038
Question RouteIF (JSPINHH = 1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner
Index TermsFamily Life
Roles of Partners/Spouses: Domestic Work
NoteAt Wave Four the high number of 'Other' responses to this set of questions led to the category 'Paid help only' being coded separately and given the value 4, 'Other' recoded to 5. This extra category was formalised into the questions at Wave Six. At Wave Two, there is only one summary question on domestic division of labour, BHUDOES, where the response categories differ.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jhufrysWho does the cooking (couples)
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (103)
Question Number and Text JF52B : Could you please say who mostly does these household jobs here? Is it mostly yourself, or mostly your spouse/partner, or is the work shared equally? 2. Cooking
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9480.31Missing
inapplicable-8546835.04Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Mostly self1385624.7140.31
Mostly partner2330721.1934.57
Shared3234715.0424.54
Paid help only460.040.06
Other5490.310.51
Total15603100.00
Valid cases9565Missing cases6038
Question RouteIF (JSPINHH = 1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner
Index TermsFamily Life
Roles of Partners/Spouses: Domestic Work
NoteSee note for JHUBUYS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jhumopsWho does the cleaning (couples)
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (103)
Question Number and Text JF52C : Could you please say who mostly does these household jobs here? Is it mostly yourself, or mostly your spouse/partner, or is the work shared equally? 3. Cleaning/hoovering
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9480.31Missing
inapplicable-8546835.04Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Mostly self1361723.1837.81
Mostly partner2300719.2731.44
Shared3256416.4326.81
Paid help only43001.923.14
Other5770.490.81
Total15603100.00
Valid cases9565Missing cases6038
Question RouteIF (JSPINHH = 1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner
Index TermsFamily Life
Roles of Partners/Spouses: Domestic Work
NoteSee note for JHUBUYS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jhuironWho does the washing/ironing (couples)
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (103)
Question Number and Text JF52D : Could you please say who mostly does these household jobs here? Is it mostly yourself, or mostly your spouse/partner, or is the work shared equally? 4. Washing and ironing
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9480.31Missing
inapplicable-8546835.04Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Mostly self1420226.9343.93
Mostly partner2356922.8737.31
Shared3163010.4517.04
Paid help only4880.560.92
Other5760.490.79
Total15603100.00
Valid cases9565Missing cases6038
Question RouteIF (JSPINHH = 1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner
Index TermsFamily Life
Roles of Partners/Spouses: Domestic Work
NoteSee note for JHUBUYS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jhhch12Child/ren under 12 in household
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (104)
Question Number and Text JF53 : Interviewer Check: (HOUSEHOLD GRID) Is/are there child(ren) aged 12 or under living in the household?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1340621.835.4
No2620739.864.6
Inapplicable-8546835.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases9613Missing cases5990
Question RouteIF (JSPINHH = 1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner
Index TermsChildren
Relationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jhusitsWho is responsible for childcare
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (104)
Question Number and Text JF54 : Who is mainly responsible for looking after the child(ren)? Is it ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-91340.86Missing
inapplicable-81167574.83Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Mainly resp111277.2234.44
Mainly partner29215.9028.15
Joint w partner311727.5135.82
Some one else4520.331.59
Total15603100.00
Valid cases3272Missing cases12331
Question RouteIF (JSPINHH = 1 AND JHHCH12 = 1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner and child(ren) aged 12 or under live in household
Index TermsChild Care
Family Life
Gender Roles
NoteRe-wording of question, as well as re-ordering of, and additional categories between Wave One and Wave Two. See Questionnaire and Showcard texts at the end of this Volume.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jhowlngHours per week on housework
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (104)
Question Number and Text JF55 : About how many hours do you spend on housework in an average week, such as time spent cooking, cleaning and doing the laundry?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
10.8410.17099
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
010366.66.9
Amount stated11389889.193.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Don't know-1146.9Missing
Valid cases14934Missing cases669
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsGender Roles
Time Use
NoteTo investigate domestic division of labour in more depth.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jcaruseHas use of car or van
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (104)
Question Number and Text JF56 : Do you normally have access to a car or van that you can use whenever you want to?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-970.04Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Yes1978162.6964.89
No2266117.0517.65
Don't drive3263216.8717.46
Total15603100.00
Valid cases15074Missing cases529
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsTransport
NoteQuestion re-worded after Wave One.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jmobuseHas a mobile phone
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (104)
Question Number and Text JF57 : Do you personally have a mobile phone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9130.08Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Yes1829053.1355.02
No2677843.4444.98
Total15603100.00
Valid cases15068Missing cases535
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
Variable OccurrenceW10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jivfaH/hold finance section: respondent alone
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (105)
Question Number and Text JF59A : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Respondent alone
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Respondent alone1927659.5100.0
Inapplicable-8580537.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases9276Missing cases6327
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


jivfbH/hold finance section: partner alone
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (105)
Question Number and Text JF59B : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Partner present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0198712.734.2
Partner present2381824.565.8
Inapplicable-8927659.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases5805Missing cases9798
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


jivfcH/hold finance section: adult present
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (105)
Question Number and Text JF59C : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Other adult(s) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0443928.476.5
Other adlts pres313668.823.5
Inapplicable-8927659.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases5805Missing cases9798
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


jivfdH/hold finance section: child present
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (105)
Question Number and Text JF59D : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Child(ren) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0434627.974.9
Children present414599.425.1
Inapplicable-8927659.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases5805Missing cases9798
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


jivfeH/hold finance sect: supervisor present
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (105)
Question Number and Text JF59E : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Supervisor present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0559135.896.3
Supervisor present52141.43.7
Inapplicable-8927659.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases5805Missing cases9798
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jivfoihHour interview finished
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (105)
Question Number and Text JF60H : (Interviewer Check) Hour interview ended
Valid cases15582Missing cases21
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jivfoimMinute interview finished
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (105)
Question Number and Text JF60M : (Interviewer Check) Minute interview ended
Valid cases15581Missing cases22
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jivscIC: self completion document
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (106)
Question Number and Text JF61 : Interviewer check for Self-Completion
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
R compl/returned11452093.196.3
R requi assistance23031.92.0
R refused338.2.3
Other : completed429.2.2
Other: not completed51911.21.3
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15081Missing cases522
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


jiv1Others present during interview
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (107)
Question Number and Text JI1 : Were any other people present during any of this interview?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1628840.341.7
No2879256.358.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15080Missing cases523
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


jiv2Did others influence interview
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (107)
Question Number and Text JI2 : Did any of these people seem to influence any of the answers given by the respondent? (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
A great deal134.2.5
A fair amount259.4.9
A little34082.66.5
Not at all4578637.192.0
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8879256.3Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases6287Missing cases9316
Question RouteIF (JIV1 = 1) Asked if other people present during any of interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jiv4Cooperation of respondent
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (107)
Question Number and Text JI4 : In general, the respondent's co-operation during the interview was ...... (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very good11321284.787.6
Good215169.710.1
Fair32981.92.0
Poor433.2.2
Very poor516.1.1
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15075Missing cases528
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


jiv5Completion of tracking schedule
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (108)
Question Number and Text JI5 : Was the respondent willing to complete the tracking schedule?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, completed11486195.298.6
No, refused2118.8.8
Other397.6.6
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15076Missing cases527
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


jiv5aaMobile number given
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (108)
Question Number and Text JI5A : Did respondent give a mobile phone number and/or an email address on the tracking schedule? Mobile number given
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned04382.86.8
mobile number given1598538.493.2
Missing or wild-913.1Missing
Inapplicable-8864555.4Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases6423Missing cases9180
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W16 W17 W18


jiv5abEmail given
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (108)
Question Number and Text JI5B : Did respondent give a mobile phone number and/or an email address on the tracking schedule? Email given
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0500032.077.8
email given214239.122.2
Missing or wild-913.1Missing
Inapplicable-8864555.4Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases6423Missing cases9180
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W16 W17 W18


jiv5acNeither given
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (108)
Question Number and Text JI5C : Did respondent give a mobile phone number and/or an email address on the tracking schedule? Neither given
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Neither given3843054.0100.0
Missing or wild-913.1Missing
Inapplicable-8663842.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases8430Missing cases7173
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W16 W17 W18


jiv6aProblems affecting interview: eyesight
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (108)
Question Number and Text JI6A : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? Poor eyesight (blindness). (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11851.21.2
No21489195.498.8
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15076Missing cases527
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


jiv6bProblems affecting interview: hearing
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (108)
Question Number and Text JI6B : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? Hearing problems. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes14192.72.8
No21465793.997.2
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15076Missing cases527
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


jiv6cProblems affecting interview: reading
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (108)
Question Number and Text JI6C : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? Reading difficulties. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11551.01.0
No21492195.699.0
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15076Missing cases527
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


jiv6dProblems affecting interview: english
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (108)
Question Number and Text JI6D : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? English was 2nd language. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1138.9.9
No21493895.799.1
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15076Missing cases527
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


jiv6eProblems affecting interview: language
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (108)
Question Number and Text JI6E : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? Other language problems. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes128.2.2
No21504896.499.8
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15076Missing cases527
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


jiv6fProblems affecting interview: interprete
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (108)
Question Number and Text JI7 : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? Interpreter used. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes152.3.3
No21502696.399.7
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases15078Missing cases525
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


jiv7PNO of interpreter
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (108)
Question Number and Text JI8 : Write in person number of interpreter from household grid or 00 if not in household
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No interpreter HH08.115.7
124.247.1
26.011.8
39.117.6
51.02.0
73.05.9
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81502696.3Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases51Missing cases15552
Question RouteIF (JIV6F = 1) Asked if R used an interpreter
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jghqaGHQ: concentration
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (2)
Question Number and Text JS1A : Have you recently....been able to concentrate on whatever you're doing?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Better thn usual18915.76.0
Same as usual21093470.173.6
Less than usual3259716.617.5
Much less thn usual44272.72.9
Missing or wild-92301.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Valid cases14849Missing cases754
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NotePart of the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ) question battery originally developed as a screening instrument for psychiatric illness, but is often used as an indicator of subjective well-being. See note on variable wHLGHQ1 in Notes on Derived Variables in Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jghqbGHQ: loss of sleep
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (2)
Question Number and Text JS1B : Have you recently....lost much sleep over worry?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not at all1475130.432.0
No more than usual2722046.348.7
Rather more thn usul3233715.015.7
Much more than usual45323.43.6
Missing or wild-92391.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Valid cases14840Missing cases763
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for JGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jghqcGHQ: playing a useful role
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (2)
Question Number and Text JS1C : Have you recently....felt that you were playing a useful part in things?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
More than usual1192112.313.0
Same as usual21088569.873.4
Less so3164310.511.1
Much less43772.42.5
Missing or wild-92541.6Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases14826Missing cases777
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for JGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jghqdGHQ: capable of making decisions
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (2)
Question Number and Text JS1D : Have you recently....felt capable of making decisions about things?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
More so than usual1189612.212.8
Same as usual21142673.277.0
Less so than usual313108.48.8
Much less capable42141.41.4
Missing or wild-92351.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases14846Missing cases757
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for JGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jghqeGHQ: constantly under strain
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text JS1E : Have you recently....felt constantly under strain?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not at all1299519.220.2
No more than usual2753848.350.8
Rather more3364623.424.6
Much more46674.34.5
Missing or wild-92351.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases14846Missing cases757
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for JGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jghqfGHQ: problem overcoming difficulties
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text JS1F : Have you recently....felt you couldn't overcome your difficulties?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not at all1491931.533.2
No more than usual2775849.752.3
Rather more3180811.612.2
Much more43522.32.4
Missing or wild-92431.6Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases14837Missing cases766
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for JGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jghqgGHQ: enjoy day-to-day activities
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text JS1G : Have you recently....been able to enjoy your normal day-to- day activities?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
More so than usual112588.18.5
Same as usual21057667.871.2
Less so than usual3252316.217.0
Much less than usual44873.13.3
Missing or wild-92361.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases14844Missing cases759
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for JGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jghqhGHQ: ability to face problems
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text JS1H : Have you recently....been able to face up to problems?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-92361.51Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
refused-210.01Missing
More so than usual113918.919.37
Same as usual21166074.7378.55
Less so than usual315489.9210.43
Much less than usual42451.571.65
Total15603100.00
Valid cases14844Missing cases759
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for JGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jghqiGHQ: unhappy or depressed
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text JS1I : Have you recently....been feeling unhappy or depressed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not at all1503932.334.0
No more than usual2645541.443.5
Rather more3271417.418.3
Much more46334.14.3
Missing or wild-92391.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases14841Missing cases762
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for JGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jghqjGHQ: losing confidence
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (4)
Question Number and Text JS1J : Have you recently....been losing confidence in yourself?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not at all1695344.646.9
No more than usual2564236.238.1
Rather more3187612.012.7
Much more43422.22.3
Missing or wild-92671.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases14813Missing cases790
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for JGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jghqkGHQ: believe in self-worth
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (4)
Question Number and Text JS1K : Have you recently....been thinking of yourself as a worthless person?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not at all1970262.265.5
No more than usual2387324.826.2
Rather more39936.46.7
Much more42421.61.6
Missing or wild-92701.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases14810Missing cases793
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for JGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jghqlGHQ: general happiness
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (4)
Question Number and Text JS1L : Have you recently....been feeling reasonably happy, all things considered?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
More so than usual1191912.313.0
Same as usual21086769.673.4
Less so than usual3172811.111.7
Much less than usual42941.92.0
Missing or wild-92721.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases14808Missing cases795
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for JGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jopfamoCo-habiting is alright
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (4)
Question Number and Text JS2A : It is alright for people to live together even if they have no interest in considering marriage.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1383424.625.9
Agree2647841.543.8
Neithr agree, disagr3288018.519.5
Disagree411937.68.1
Strongly disagree54142.72.8
Missing or wild-92811.8Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases14799Missing cases804
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsFamily Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jopfamlDivorce better than unhappy marriage
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (5)
Question Number and Text JS2B : It is better to divorce than to continue an unhappy marriage.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1432627.729.3
Agree2793750.953.8
Neithr agree, disagr3197012.613.4
Disagree44342.82.9
Strongly disagree588.6.6
Missing or wild-93242.1Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Valid cases14755Missing cases848
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsFamily Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jopfampParents ought stay together for children
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (5)
Question Number and Text JS2C : When there are children in the family, parents should stay together even if they don't get along.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-93272.10Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
refused-230.02Missing
Strongly agree14182.682.83
Agree2208013.3314.1
Neithr agree, disagree3393725.2326.69
Disagree4655342.0044.42
Strongly disagree5176311.3011.95
Total15603100.00
Valid cases14751Missing cases852
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jopfamqMarital status is irrelevant to children
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (5)
Question Number and Text JS2D : It makes no difference to children whether their parents are married to each other or just living together.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-93382.17Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
refused-220.01Missing
Strongly agree115489.9210.5
Agree2512432.8434.76
Neithr agree, disagree3380424.3825.81
Disagree4353122.6323.95
Strongly disagree57344.704.98
Total15603100.00
Valid cases14741Missing cases862
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jopfamkAdult children should care for parents
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (5)
Question Number and Text JS2E : Adult children have an obligation to look after their elderly parents
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-93232.07Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
refused-220.01Missing
Strongly agree111597.437.85
Agree2504432.3334.18
Neithr agree, disagree3435527.9129.51
Disagree4361423.1624.49
Strongly disagree55843.743.96
Total15603100.00
Valid cases14756Missing cases847
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jopfamrHomosexual relationships are wrong
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text JS2F : Homosexual relationships are always wrong.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1186712.012.7
Agree2174011.211.8
Neithr agree, disagr3529133.935.9
Disagree4367523.624.9
Strongly disagree5218114.014.8
Missing or wild-93262.1Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases14754Missing cases849
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsFamily Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jlfsat1Satisfaction with: health
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text JS3A : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your health
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not satisfied at all17454.85.0
27244.64.9
3155310.010.5
4229414.715.5
5344622.123.3
6375424.125.4
Completely satisfied7224314.415.2
Missing-93212.1Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases14759Missing cases844
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jlfsat2Satisfaction with: income of hhold
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text JS3B : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........The income of your household
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-93502.24Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Not satisfied at all19135.856.2
210076.456.84
3198012.6913.44
4306719.6620.82
5360823.1224.49
6255316.3617.33
Completely satisfied7160310.2710.88
Total15603100.00
Valid cases14731Missing cases872
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsFinancial Management: Material Well-Being
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18