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khidhousehold identification number
Record TypeKCHILDAD
QuestionnaireIndividual (1)
Valid cases385Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


kpnoperson number
Record TypeKCHILDAD
QuestionnaireIndividual (1)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
120252.552.5
214537.737.7
3174.44.4
4133.43.4
571.81.8
61.3.3
Valid cases385Missing cases0
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KLADOPT = 1) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has ever had one or more adopted or step children living with her\him
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klacbmmonth of birth - adopted child
Record TypeKCHILDAD
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text KL24AM : I would like to ask you about each adopted or step child. What is the child's date of birth? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January14010.410.6
February24010.410.6
March3328.38.5
April4236.06.1
May5328.38.5
June6307.88.0
July7225.75.8
August8348.89.0
September9389.910.1
October10318.18.2
November11246.26.4
December12318.18.2
Don't know-182.1Missing
Valid cases377Missing cases8
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KLADOPT = 1) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has ever had one or more adopted or step children living with her\him
Index TermsChildren
NoteIncludes children of all ages, not only those under 16; excludes foster children unless subsequently adopted; includes de facto step children i.e. acquired through cohabitation.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klacby4year of birth - adopted child
Record TypeKCHILDAD
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text KL24AY : I would like to ask you about each adopted or step child. What is the child's date of birth? Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1978.1112.1519402000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year given137797.9100.0
Don't know-182.1Missing
Valid cases377Missing cases8
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KLADOPT = 1) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has ever had one or more adopted or step children living with her\him
Index TermsChildren
NoteSee note for KLACBM above.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klacsxsex of adopted child
Record TypeKCHILDAD
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text KL24B : Is the child a boy or a girl?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Boy120653.553.5
Girl217946.546.5
Valid cases385Missing cases0
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KLADOPT = 1) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has ever had one or more adopted or step children living with her\him
Index TermsChildren
NoteSee note for KLACBM above.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klacststatus of adopted child
Record TypeKCHILDAD
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text KL24C : Is s/he a step or adopted child?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Stepchild130880.080.0
Adopted27720.020.0
Valid cases385Missing cases0
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KLADOPT = 1) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has ever had one or more adopted or step children living with her\him
Index TermsChildren
NoteSee note for KLACBM above.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klacyb4year adopted child joined resp. hh
Record TypeKCHILDAD
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text KL24D : In what year did s/he begin living with you?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1986.1512.1819482002
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year given138299.2100.0
Don't know-13.8Missing
Valid cases382Missing cases3
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KLADOPT = 1) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has ever had one or more adopted or step children living with her\him
Index TermsChildren
NoteSee note for KLACBM above.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klaclvadopted child still lives in resp. hh
Record TypeKCHILDAD
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text KL24E : Does s/he still live with you?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes117344.944.9
No220854.054.0
Died341.01.0
Valid cases385Missing cases0
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KLADOPT = 1) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has ever had one or more adopted or step children living with her\him
Index TermsChildren
NoteSee note for KLACBM above.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klacyd4year adopted child died
Record TypeKCHILDAD
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text KL24G : IF DIED When was that? Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1991.506.9519832000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year given141.0100.0
Inapplicable-838199.0Missing
Valid cases4Missing cases381
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KLADOPT = 1 AND KLACLV = 3) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has ever had one or more adopted or step children living with her\him and adopted\step child has died.
Index TermsChildren
NoteSee note for KLACBM above.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klacalage adopted child left resp. hh
Record TypeKCHILDAD
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text KL24H : IF LIVING ELSEWHERE What age was s/he when s/he last lived with you?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
19.224.96037
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
01.3.5
Age given119851.499.5
Missing or wild-971.8Missing
Inapplicable-817746.0Missing
Don't know-12.5Missing
Valid cases199Missing cases186
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KLADOPT = 1 AND KLALV = 2) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and R's adopted\step child once lived with R and now lives elsewhere
Index TermsChildren
NoteSee note for KLACBM above.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klacnoadopted child number
Record TypeKCHILDAD
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text KL24F : ENTER PNO OF CHILD FROM HOUSEHOLD GRID
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
124563.663.6
29925.725.7
3348.88.8
451.31.3
51.3.3
61.3.3
Valid cases385Missing cases0
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KLADOPT = 1) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has ever had one or more adopted or step children living with her\him
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
NoteSee note for KLACBM above.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


pidcross-wave person identifier
Record TypeKCHILDAD
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text KEG3
Valid cases385Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


pidpCross-wave person identifier (UKHLS)
Record TypeKCHILDAD
Valid cases385Missing cases0
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12