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jlfsat3Satisfaction with: house/flat
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text JS3C : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your house/flat
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not satisfied at all13472.22.4
24733.03.2
39416.06.4
4198212.713.5
5318120.421.6
6399125.627.1
Completely satisfied7381724.525.9
Missing-93492.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases14732Missing cases871
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Neighbourhood and Residence
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jlfsat4Satisfaction with: spouse/partner
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text JS3D : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your husband/wife/partner
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply0433127.829.7
Not satisfied at all199.6.7
2112.7.8
32421.61.7
44793.13.3
59085.86.2
6236515.216.2
Completely satisfied7606538.941.5
Missing-94793.1Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases14601Missing cases1002
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


jlfsat5Satisfaction with: job
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text JS3E : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your job (if in employment)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply0555135.638.3
Not satisfied at all12471.61.7
24052.62.8
37855.05.4
414979.610.3
5254216.317.5
6230614.815.9
Completely satisfied711607.48.0
Missing-95883.8Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases14493Missing cases1110
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jlfsat6Satisfaction with: social life
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (8)
Question Number and Text JS3F : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your social life
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not satisfied at all14402.83.0
26013.94.1
313878.99.4
4277117.818.8
5376724.125.6
6326620.922.2
Completely satisfied7248715.916.9
Missing-93622.3Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases14719Missing cases884
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


jlfsat7Satisfaction with: amount of leisure time
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (8)
Question Number and Text JS3G : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........The amount of leisure time you have
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not satisfied at all15373.43.6
29055.86.1
3193512.413.1
4280118.019.0
5316320.321.5
6236415.216.0
Completely satisfied7303019.420.6
Missing-93462.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases14735Missing cases868
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Leisure Activity
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jlfsat8Satisfaction with: use of leisure time
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (8)
Question Number and Text JS3H : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........The way you spend your leisure time
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not satisfied at all14532.93.1
27214.64.9
3163510.511.1
4280318.019.0
5355922.824.2
6292418.719.8
Completely satisfied7264216.917.9
Missing-93442.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases14737Missing cases866
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Leisure Activity
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jlfsatoSatisfaction with: life overall
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (8)
Question Number and Text JS4A : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........your life overall
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94002.56Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
refused-210.01Missing
Not satisfied at all12311.481.57
23412.192.32
39386.016.39
4228514.6415.57
5435627.9229.67
6442628.3730.15
Completely satisfied7210313.4814.33
Total15603100.00
Valid cases14680Missing cases923
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


jlfsatlSatisfaction compared with last year
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (8)
Question Number and Text JS4B : Would you say that you are more satisfied with life, less satisfied or feel about the same as you did a year ago?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94843.10Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
refused-210.01Missing
More satisfied1418026.7928.64
Les satisfied2224414.3815.37
About the same3817252.3755.99
Total15603100.00
Valid cases14596Missing cases1007
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


jnetsx1Sex of 1st closest friend
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text JS5A : Here are a few questions about your friends. Please choose the three people you consider to be your closest friends. They should not include people who live with you but they can include relatives. Is this (1st closest) friend male or female?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96724.31Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
refused-210.01Missing
Male1608539.0042.23
Female2832353.3457.77
Total15603100.00
Valid cases14408Missing cases1195
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnetsx2Sex of 2nd closest friend
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text JS5A : Is this (2nd closest) friend male or female?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male1562736.141.2
Female2802851.558.8
Missing-914269.1Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases13655Missing cases1948
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnetsx3Sex of 3rd closest friend
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text JS5A : Is this (3rd closest) friend male or female?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9239515.35Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Male1532834.1542.0
Female2735847.1658.0
Total15603100.00
Valid cases12686Missing cases2917
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet1wrWhether 1st closest friend is relation
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text JS5BOC : Is this person a relative?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97474.79Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Yes1418426.8229.19
No21015065.0570.81
Total15603100.00
Valid cases14334Missing cases1269
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet2wrWhether 2nd closest friend is relation
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text JS5BOC : Is this person a relative?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1322120.624.0
No21021465.576.0
Missing-9164610.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases13435Missing cases2168
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet3wrWhether 3rd closest friend is relation
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text JS5BOC : Is this person a relative?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1251916.120.3
No2986663.279.7
Missing-9269617.3Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases12385Missing cases3218
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet1rlRelationship of 1st closest friend to R
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text JS5B : If YES write in their relationship to you, if not write in None
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0146.93.5
Partner126.2.6
Child210987.026.3
Sibling314299.234.2
Parent47985.119.1
Grndparent59.1.2
Grandchild619.1.5
Aunt, uncle, cous72311.55.5
Other84172.710.0
Missing-97574.9Missing
Not applicable-81015165.1Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases4173Missing cases11430
Question RouteIF (JNET1WR = 1) if 1st closest friend is a relative
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet2rlRelationship of 2nd closest friend to R
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text JS5B : If YES write in their relationship to you, if not write in None
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9166010.64Missing
inapplicable-81021465.46Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
Not mentioned01230.793.84
Partner160.040.19
Child27314.6822.79
Sibling310216.5431.84
Parent44873.1215.19
Grndparent580.050.25
Grandchild6410.261.28
Aunt, uncle, cous72511.617.83
Other85383.4516.78
Friend910.010.03
Total15603100.00
Valid cases3207Missing cases12396
Question RouteIF (JNET2WR = 1) if 2nd closest friend is a relative
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet3rlRelationship of 3rd closest friend to R
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text JS5B : If YES write in their relationship to you, if not write in None
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0125.85.0
Partner12.0.1
Child24312.817.3
Sibling38295.333.2
Parent43382.213.5
Grndparent512.1.5
Grandchild641.31.6
Aunt, uncle, cous72581.710.3
Other84592.918.4
Friend93.0.1
Missing-9271717.4Missing
Not applicable-8986663.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases2498Missing cases13105
Question RouteIF (JNET3WR = 1) if 3rd closest friend is a relative
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet1agAge of 1st closest friend
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text JS5C : What is your friend's age?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
43.3116.95099
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Age given11426291.4100.0
Missing-98175.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Valid cases14262Missing cases1341
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet2agAge of 2nd closest friend
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text JS5C : What is your friend's age?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
42.1216.57098
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Age given11351586.6100.0
Missing-9156610.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases13515Missing cases2088
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet3agAge of 3rd closest friend
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text JS5C : What is your friend's age?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
41.6116.65098
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Age given11251680.2100.0
Missing-9256516.4Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases12516Missing cases3087
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet1knHow long known 1st closest friend
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text JS5D : About how long have you known him or her?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 year13062.02.1
1-2 years27775.05.4
3-10 years3353122.624.6
10 years or more4972962.467.8
Missing-97374.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases14343Missing cases1260
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet2knHow long known 2nd closest friend
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text JS5D : About how long have you known him or her?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 year13452.22.5
1-2 years29075.86.7
3-10 years3390625.028.7
10 years or more4845254.262.1
Missing-914719.4Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases13610Missing cases1993
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet3knHow long known 3rd closest friend
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text JS5D : About how long have you known him or her?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 year14032.63.2
1-2 years29606.27.6
3-10 years3378924.329.9
10 years or more4750948.159.3
Missing-9242015.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Valid cases12661Missing cases2942
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet1phHow often see 1st closest friend
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text JS5E : How often do you see or get in touch with your friend either by visiting, writing or by telephone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97094.54Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
refused-260.04Missing
Most days1606938.9042.25
Least once week2552935.4438.49
Least once month3204913.1314.26
Less often47194.615.0
Total15603100.00
Valid cases14366Missing cases1237
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet2phHow often see 2nd closest friend
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text JS5E : How often do you see or get in touch with your friend either by visiting, writing or by telephone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days1415626.630.5
Least once week2564936.241.4
Least once month3289518.621.2
Less often49456.16.9
Missing-914309.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-26.0Missing
Valid cases13645Missing cases1958
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet3phHow often see 3rd closest friend
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text JS5E : How often do you see or get in touch with your friend either by visiting, writing or by telephone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days1331521.226.2
Least once week2484731.138.3
Least once month3314820.224.9
Less often413518.710.7
Missing-9241915.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases12661Missing cases2942
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet1lvHow far away 1st closest friend lives
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text JS5F : About how many miles away does your friend live?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 mile1469630.132.8
Less than 5 miles2417326.729.1
5-50 miles3348022.324.3
Over 50 miles4198512.713.8
Missing-97464.8Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases14334Missing cases1269
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet2lvHow far away 2nd closest friend lives
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text JS5F : About how many miles away does your friend live?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 mile1407126.129.9
Less than 5 miles2425427.331.3
5-50 miles3343622.025.3
Over 50 miles4183911.813.5
Missing-914809.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases13600Missing cases2003
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet3lvHow far away 3rd closest friend lives
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text JS5F : About how many miles away does your friend live?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 mile1359123.028.5
Less than 5 miles2381524.530.2
5-50 miles3339221.726.9
Over 50 miles4182311.714.4
Missing-9245615.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-24.0Missing
Valid cases12621Missing cases2982
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet1jbEmployment of 1st closest friend
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text JS5G : Which of these best describes what your friend does?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97494.80Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
refused-240.03Missing
FT employed1706245.2649.29
PT employed2206713.2514.43
Unemployed37664.915.35
FT educatn48455.425.9
FT housewrk510476.717.31
Fully retird6254116.2917.73
Total15603100.00
Valid cases14328Missing cases1275
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet2jbEmployment of 2nd closest friend
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text JS5G : Which of these best describes what your friend does?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-914819.49Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
FT employed1687144.0450.52
PT employed2195012.5014.34
Unemployed37524.825.53
FT educatn49055.806.65
FT housewrk59396.026.9
Fully retird6218313.9916.05
Total15603100.00
Valid cases13600Missing cases2003
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnet3jbEmployment of 3rd closest friend
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text JS5G : Which of these best describes what your friend does?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
FT employed1645441.451.1
PT employed2181211.614.4
Unemployed36664.35.3
FT educatn48735.66.9
FT housewrk58485.46.7
Fully retird6196712.615.6
Missing-9245715.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75223.3Missing
Refused-24.0Missing
Valid cases12620Missing cases2983
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jnetsocBest friend's occupation
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (11)
Question Number and Text JS6A : Thinking now of your best friend or the friend you feel closest to. What is the name or title of your friend's current job? If this friend is not working, please give details of his/her last job.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94112.63Missing
proxy and/or phone-75223.35Missing
refused-260.04Missing
Not working (nos)01681.081.15
Looking aft hme/fmly14182.682.85
Retired21611.031.1
Unemployed3490.310.33
F/t student43902.502.66
Long term sick5210.130.14
Insufficient detail99714609.369.96
[Value >= 0]1466493.98100.0
Total15603100.00
Valid cases14664Missing cases939
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
NoteFor complete coding frame, see Appendix to Vol. A. This version contains some extra codes, outside the realm of SOC, to describe the activities of the person mentioned. in above table (nos) means 'not otherwise specified'.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


jprrs2iRelationship of Proxy to Informant
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (2)
Question Number and Text JP2B : What is the relationship of the proxy informant (the person answering the questions) to the person who this proxy interview is about?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Lawful spouse2146.947.1
Live-in partner335.211.3
Natural child434.211.0
Daughter/son-in-law91.0.3
Nat'l brother or sis108.12.6
Natural parent1376.524.5
Any grand parent162.0.6
Any nephew203.01.0
Unrelated sharer244.01.3
Other301.0.3
Inapplicable-81529398.0Missing
Valid cases310Missing cases15293
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2) if proxy interview
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jpripnPerson number of informant
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (2)
Question Number and Text JP2C : Enter person number of Proxy Informant
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not in Household07.02.4
1129.843.6
21501.050.7
33.01.0
44.01.4
52.0.7
71.0.3
Missing or wild-914.1Missing
Inapplicable-81529398.0Missing
Valid cases296Missing cases15307
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2) if proxy interview
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprwhyReason for Proxy
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (2)
Question Number and Text JP2D : What is the reason the person is being proxied?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
In institution18.12.7
Study'g away frm hom26.02.0
On holiday36.02.0
Away business/work469.423.3
Temp. away from home510.13.4
Non contact622.17.4
Perm'ly too unwell730.210.1
Too ill/old812.14.1
Too busy96.02.0
Deaf/speech probs105.01.7
Other116.02.0
Carer/family illness12111.737.5
Stressed family sitn135.01.7
Missing or wild-914.1Missing
Inapplicable-81529398.0Missing
Valid cases296Missing cases15307
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2) if proxy 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


jpplevrProxy Lived at this address all life
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (3)
Question Number and Text JP3 : When did (NAME) move to this address?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Here all life153.3100.0
Missing or wild-918.1Missing
Inapplicable-81553299.5Missing
Valid cases53Missing cases15550
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) if proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsGeographic Mobility
Neighbourhood and Residence
NoteThis variable was previously named wP3AL. Includes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprfehqProxy's Highest FE qualification
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (8)
Question Number and Text JP23 : Which is the highest qualification (she/he) has got?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Trade apprenticeship24.08.3
Clerical and commerc36.012.5
City and Guilds Pt I46.012.5
City and Guilds Pt 253.06.3
City and Guilds Pt 361.02.1
ONC or OND74.08.3
HNC or HND83.06.3
University diploma112.04.2
First degree1210.120.8
Higher degree132.04.2
Other tech or profes147.014.6
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81555399.7Missing
Valid cases48Missing cases15555
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) if proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprsehqProxy's Highest school qualification
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (9)
Question Number and Text JP25 : Which is the highest qualification (she/he) has got?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
School cert or Matri11.03.7
CSE grade 131.03.7
GCSE grades D-G45.018.5
GCSE grades A-C58.129.6
O level61.03.7
A level108.129.6
Std grades 4 - 7141.03.7
Cert 6th year studie171.03.7
SLC Higher grade191.03.7
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-81556899.8Missing
Valid cases27Missing cases15576
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) if proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jpresbgmMonth started economic status - proxy
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (4)
Question Number and Text JP10M : When did (NAME) start being (STATUS AT P9) (Month)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-91430.92Missing
inapplicable-81514697.07Missing
January1140.094.46
February2120.083.82
March3150.104.78
April4240.157.64
May5240.157.64
June6480.3115.29
July7430.2813.69
August8350.2211.15
September9450.2914.33
October10210.136.69
November11180.125.73
December12150.104.78
Total15603100.00
Valid cases314Missing cases15289
Question RouteIF ((JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) AND JJBSTAT NE 7) if proxy or telephone subject is not currently a full time student
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jpresby4Year started economic status - proxy
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (4)
Question Number and Text JP10Y : When did (NAME) start being (STATUS AT P9) (Year)
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1985.6514.1319282001
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated14572.9100.0
Inapplicable-81514697.1Missing
Valid cases457Missing cases15146
Question RouteIF ((JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) AND JJBSTAT NE 7) if proxy or telephone subject is not currently a full time student
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jpreslyStarted status after 1.9.1999 - proxy
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (4)
Question Number and Text JP11 : Was it after September 1st 1999?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-920.01Missing
inapplicable-81555799.71Missing
Yes, after 1.9.1999130.026.82
No on/befor 1.9.19992410.2693.18
Total15603100.00
Valid cases44Missing cases15559
Question RouteIF ((JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) AND JJBSTAT NE 7 AND JPRESBG- M/Y = -1) if proxy or telephone subject and is not currently a full time student and proxy does not know starting date of subject's current economic status
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprf101Income: NI retirement pension - proxy
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (22)
Question Number and Text JP70A : Please look at this card (p15) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? NI Retirement (old age) pension
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0125.856.6
NI retir pension196.643.4
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81537998.6Missing
Valid cases221Missing cases15382
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) if proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprf102Income: pension from prev. empl.-pxy
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (22)
Question Number and Text JP70B : Please look at this card (p15) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Pension from previous employer(s)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01721.177.8
Pension prev emp249.322.2
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81537998.6Missing
Valid cases221Missing cases15382
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) if proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprf116Income: invaldty/disablty allowance-pxy
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (22)
Question Number and Text JP70C : Please look at this card (p15) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Disability Living (or Working) Allowance
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01931.287.3
Invalidity allow328.212.7
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81537998.6Missing
Valid cases221Missing cases15382
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) if proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprf125Income: incapacity benefit
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (22)
Question Number and Text JF70I : Please look as this card (P15) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Incapacity Benefit
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01841.283.3
Incapacity benefit1037.216.7
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Not applicable-81537998.6Missing
Valid cases221Missing cases15382
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) if proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprf131Income: UB and/or income support-proxy
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (22)
Question Number and Text JP70D : Please look at this card (p15) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Job Seekers Allowance (Unemployment) and/or Income Support
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01911.286.4
UB and/or IS430.213.6
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81537998.6Missing
Valid cases221Missing cases15382
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) if proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprf135Income: child benefit
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (22)
Question Number and Text JP70F : Please look at this card (p15) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Child Benefit
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01631.073.8
Child benefit658.426.2
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81537998.6Missing
Valid cases221Missing cases15382
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) if proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprf137Income: family credit
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (22)
Question Number and Text JP70G : Please look at this card (p15) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Family Credit/ Working Family Tax Credit
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned02111.495.5
Family credit710.14.5
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81537998.6Missing
Valid cases221Missing cases15382
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) if proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprf139Income: housing ben/rent rebate-proxy
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (22)
Question Number and Text JP70H : Please look at this card (p15) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Housing Benefit/Rent Rebate
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01931.287.3
Housing benefit828.212.7
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81537998.6Missing
Valid cases221Missing cases15382
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) if proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
Housing: Allowances/Rebates
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprf141Income: other state benefit
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (22)
Question Number and Text JP70J : Please look at this card (p15) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Any Other State Benefit
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01921.286.9
Other state benefit929.213.1
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81537998.6Missing
Valid cases221Missing cases15382
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) if proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprfirnIncome: none of listed benefits-proxy
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (22)
Question Number and Text JP70NONE : Please look at this card (p15) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? None/Don't know/Refused
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-960.04Missing
inapplicable-81530298.07Missing
refused-210.01Missing
None02941.88100.0
Total15603100.00
Valid cases294Missing cases15309
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) if proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsFinancial Management: Allowances
Incomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprearnProxy's total earnings, banded
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (19)
Question Number and Text JP61 : Would you please look at this card (p13) and give me the letter for the group in which you would place (NAME's) total earnings from this job before tax and other deductions?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-910.01Missing
inapplicable-81526597.83Missing
refused-210.01Missing
No earnings at all080.052.38
Lt 25 pw/lt 1299 pa170.042.08
25-39 pw/1300-2099280.052.38
40-59 pw/2100-3099330.020.89
60-79 pw/510-41994130.083.87
80-99 pw/4200-51995110.073.27
100-124/5200-64996140.094.17
125-149/6500-77997150.104.46
150-179/7800-92998220.146.55
180-209/9300-109999280.188.33
210-259/11k-1349910490.3114.58
260-299/13500-1599911270.178.04
300-379/16k-1999912320.219.52
380-479/20k-2499913410.2612.2
480+ pw/25k+ pa14580.3717.26
Total15603100.00
Valid cases336Missing cases15267
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2 AND (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1))) if proxy subject did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsIncomes
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is a variable directly associated with a question, the imputation flag JPREARNI takes missing value code of original variable (e.g. Don't know, refuse, etc.) if imputed, and 0 if not imputed, or -8 if the variable was inapplicable.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprjbbgmMonth started current job-proxy
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (18)
Question Number and Text JP59M : When did (NAME) start working in this job? (Month)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9810.52Missing
inapplicable-81526597.83Missing
January1160.106.23
February2140.095.45
March3290.1911.28
April4180.127.0
May5310.2012.06
June6270.1710.51
July7160.106.23
August8190.127.39
September9390.2515.18
October10230.158.95
November11150.105.84
December12100.063.89
Total15603100.00
Valid cases257Missing cases15346
Question RouteIF ((JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) AND (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1))) if proxy or telephone subject did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprjbby4Year started current job-proxy
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (18)
Question Number and Text JP59Y : When did (NAME) start working in this job? (Year)
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1993.249.0119602001
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9100.06Missing
inapplicable-81526597.83Missing
[Value >= 0]3282.10100.0
Total15603100.00
Valid cases328Missing cases15275
Question RouteIF ((JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) AND (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1))) if proxy or telephone subject did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprjblyJob started after 1.9.1999 - proxy
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (19)
Question Number and Text JP60 : Was it after September 1st 1999?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-930.02Missing
inapplicable-81559399.94Missing
Yes, after 1.9.1999110.0114.29
No, on/before 1.9.1999260.0485.71
Total15603100.00
Valid cases7Missing cases15596
Question RouteIF ((JIVFIO = 2 or JIVFIO = 3) AND (JJBHAS = 1 OR (JJBHAS = 2 AND JJBOFF = 1)) AND JPRJBBG-M/Y = -1) if proxy or telephone subject did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from and proxy does not know starting date of subject's current job
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jprfitbProxy's personal income, banded
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (23)
Question Number and Text JP71 : Would you please look at this card (p13) and give me the letter for the group in which you would place (NAME's) total personal income from all sources, before tax and other deductions.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-930.02Missing
inapplicable-81508196.65Missing
refused-230.02Missing
No income at all0210.134.07
Lt 25 pw/lt 1299 pa180.051.55
25-39 pw/1300-20992150.102.91
40-59 pw/2100-30993150.102.91
60-79 pw/510-41994300.195.81
80-99 pw/4200-51995350.226.78
100-124/5200-64996400.267.75
125-149/6500-77997320.216.2
150-179/7800-92998390.257.56
180-209/9300-109999370.247.17
210-259/11k-1349910610.3911.82
260-299/13500-1599911390.257.56
300-379/16k-1999912360.236.98
380-479/20k-2499913460.298.91
480+ pw/25k+ pa14620.4012.02
Total15603100.00
Valid cases516Missing cases15087
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2) if proxy interview
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is a variable directly associated with a question, the imputation flag JPRFITBI takes missing value code of original variable (e.g. Don't know, refuse, etc.) if imputed, and 0 if not imputed, or -8 if the variable was inapplicable.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jivpaProxy questionnaire: informant alone
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (24)
Question Number and Text JPI1A : Who was present during the interview? Informant alone
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Informant alone12071.3100.0
Missing or wild-923.1Missing
Inapplicable-81537398.5Missing
Valid cases207Missing cases15396
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2) if proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jivpbProxy questionnaire: partner alone
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (24)
Question Number and Text JPI1B : Who was present during the interview? Partner present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned060.475.0
Partner present220.125.0
Missing or wild-923.1Missing
Inapplicable-81550099.3Missing
Valid cases80Missing cases15523
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2) if proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jivpcProxy questionnaire: adult present
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (24)
Question Number and Text JPI1C : Who was present during the interview? Other adult(s) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned054.367.5
Other adlts pres326.232.5
Missing or wild-923.1Missing
Inapplicable-81550099.3Missing
Valid cases80Missing cases15523
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2) if proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jivpdProxy questionnaire: child present
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (24)
Question Number and Text JPI1D : Who was present during the interview? Child(ren) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned044.355.0
Children present436.245.0
Missing or wild-923.1Missing
Inapplicable-81550099.3Missing
Valid cases80Missing cases15523
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2) if proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


jivpeProxy questionnaire: supervisor present
Record TypeJINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (24)
Question Number and Text JPI1E : Who was present during the interview? Supervisor present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned075.593.8
Supervisor present55.06.3
Missing or wild-923.1Missing
Inapplicable-81550099.3Missing
Valid cases80Missing cases15523
Question RouteIF (JIVFIO = 2) if proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18