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BHPS Documentation and Questionnaires

khidhousehold identification number
Record TypeKCOHABIT
QuestionnaireIndividual (1)
Valid cases1099Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


kpnoperson number
Record TypeKCOHABIT
QuestionnaireIndividual (1)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
168262.162.1
232929.929.9
3494.54.5
4262.42.4
5111.01.0
61.1.1
81.1.1
Valid cases1099Missing cases0
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KLCOH = 1 AND KLNCOH GT 0) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has lived with one person or more as a couple for 3 months or more and did not marry partner
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klcsbmmonth began cohabitation spell
Record TypeKCOHABIT
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text KL20M : In what month and year did you start living with your (1st/2nd/3rd/etc) partner? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
don't know-134531.39Missing
january1635.738.36
february2555.007.29
march3645.828.49
april4625.648.22
may5504.556.63
june6696.289.15
july7655.918.62
august8787.1010.34
september9827.4610.88
october10544.917.16
november11645.828.49
december12484.376.37
Total1099100.00
Valid cases754Missing cases345
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KLCOH = 1 AND KLNCOH GT 0) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has lived with one person or more as a couple for 3 months or more and did not marry partner
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
NoteExcludes marriage partners.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klcsby4year began cohabitation spell
Record TypeKCOHABIT
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text KL20Y : In what month and year did you start living with your (1st/2nd/3rd/etc) partner? Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1992.607.9219512002
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
don't know-180.73Missing
[Value >= 0]109199.27100.0
Total1099100.00
Valid cases1091Missing cases8
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KLCOH = 1 AND KLNCOH GT 0) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has lived with one person or more as a couple for 3 months or more and did not marry partner
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
NoteExcludes marriage partners.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klcsemmonth ceased cohabitation spell
Record TypeKCOHABIT
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text KL21M : What month and year did you stop living together? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-848644.22Missing
don't know-126223.84Missing
january1282.557.98
february2181.645.13
march3232.096.55
april4252.277.12
may5292.648.26
june6433.9112.25
july7312.828.83
august8322.919.12
september9333.009.4
october10252.277.12
november11262.377.41
december12383.4610.83
Total1099100.00
Valid cases351Missing cases748
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KLCOH = 1 AND KLNCOH GT 0) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has lived with one person or more as a couple for 3 months or more and did not marry partner
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
NoteExcludes marriage partners.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klcsey4year ceased cohabitation spell
Record TypeKCOHABIT
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text KL21Y : What month and year did you stop living together? Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1992.547.9019562002
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-848644.22Missing
don't know-140.36Missing
[Value >= 0]60955.41100.0
Total1099100.00
Valid cases609Missing cases490
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KLCOH = 1 AND KLNCOH GT 0) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has lived with one person or more as a couple for 3 months or more and did not marry partner
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
NoteExcludes marriage partners.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klcsnecohabitation spell not ended
Record TypeKCOHABIT
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text KL21NE : What month and year did you stop living together? Not ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-861355.78Missing
not ended148644.22100.0
Total1099100.00
Valid cases486Missing cases613
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KLCOH = 1 AND KLNCOH GT 0) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has lived with one person or more as a couple for 3 months or more and did not marry partner
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
NoteExcludes marriage partners.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klcsnocohabitation spell number
Record TypeKCOHABIT
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text KL37SPNO
Valid cases1099Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Marital and Cohabitation History
NoteExcludes marriage partners.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


pidcross-wave person identifier
Record TypeKCOHABIT
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text KEG3
Valid cases1099Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


pidpCross-wave person identifier (UKHLS)
Record TypeKCOHABIT
Valid cases1099Missing cases0
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12