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khidhousehold identification number
Record TypeKMARRIAG
QuestionnaireIndividual (1)
Valid cases1375Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


kpnoperson number
Record TypeKMARRIAG
QuestionnaireIndividual (1)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1106477.477.4
227219.819.8
3171.21.2
4141.01.0
54.3.3
64.3.3
Valid cases1375Missing cases0
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples.
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klmarmmonth of marriage
Record TypeKMARRIAG
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text KL4M,KL9M : In what month and year were you married? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
don't know-113910.11Missing
january1705.095.66
february2664.805.34
march314010.1811.33
april41057.648.5
may5836.046.72
june61158.369.3
july71339.6710.76
august81218.809.79
september91349.7510.84
october10795.756.39
november11825.966.63
december121087.858.74
Total1375100.00
Valid cases1236Missing cases139
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KMLSTAT = 1-4) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has been married at least once
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klmary4year of marriage
Record TypeKMARRIAG
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text KL4M,KL9M : In what month and year were you married? Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1968.4015.9019272000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
don't know-140.29Missing
[Value >= 0]137199.71100.0
Total1375100.00
Valid cases1371Missing cases4
Question RouteUses KLMARY on Record KMARRIAG.
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klmcohcohabited before marriage
Record TypeKMARRIAG
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text KL10 : As you know more people are living together before getting married. Did you and your husband/wife live together as a couple before getting married?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
yes125918.8418.84
no2111681.1681.16
Total1375100.00
Valid cases1375Missing cases0
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KMLSTAT = 1-4) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has been married at least once
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klmcbmmonth began cohabiting before marriage
Record TypeKMARRIAG
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text KL11M : What month and year did you start living together? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-8111681.16Missing
don't know-1906.55Missing
january1292.1117.16
february2120.877.1
march3120.877.1
april470.514.14
may5120.877.1
june6100.735.92
july7171.2410.06
august8161.169.47
september9241.7514.2
october10120.877.1
november11100.735.92
december1280.584.73
Total1375100.00
Valid cases169Missing cases1206
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KMLSTAT = 1-4 AND KLMCOH = 1) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has been married at least once and lived as a couple before marriage
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klmcby4year began cohabiting before marriage
Record TypeKMARRIAG
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text KL11Y : What month and year did you start living together? Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1982.738.0919441998
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-8111681.16Missing
don't know-120.15Missing
[Value >= 0]25718.69100.0
Total1375100.00
Valid cases257Missing cases1118
Question RouteUses KLMCBY on Record KMARRIAG.
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klmendwhether marriage ended
Record TypeKMARRIAG
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text KL12 : Did that marriage end in divorce, widowhood, or something else?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
widowed145433.0233.02
divorced292066.9166.91
other,separated310.070.07
Total1375100.00
Valid cases1375Missing cases0
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KMLSTAT = 1-4) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has been married at least once
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klmwwmmonth widowed
Record TypeKMARRIAG
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text KL13M : In what month and year were you widowed? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-892166.98Missing
don't know-1503.64Missing
january1352.558.66
february2342.478.42
march3312.257.67
april4312.257.67
may5312.257.67
june6312.257.67
july7372.699.16
august8402.919.9
september9292.117.18
october10423.0510.4
november11382.769.41
december12251.826.19
Total1375100.00
Valid cases404Missing cases971
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KMLSTAT = 1-4 AND KLMEND = 1) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has been married at least once and marriage ended in widowhood
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klmwwy4year widowed
Record TypeKMARRIAG
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text KL13Y : In what month and year were you widowed? Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1986.7112.8219392002
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-892166.98Missing
don't know-120.15Missing
[Value >= 0]45232.87100.0
Total1375100.00
Valid cases452Missing cases923
Question RouteUses KLMWWY on Record KMARRIAG.
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klmdvmmonth divorced
Record TypeKMARRIAG
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text KL15M : In what month and year did your divorce/annulment become final? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-845533.09Missing
don't know-138127.71Missing
january1513.719.46
february2402.917.42
march3362.626.68
april4372.696.86
may5352.556.49
june6584.2210.76
july7463.358.53
august8493.569.09
september9483.498.91
october10594.2910.95
november11503.649.28
december12302.185.57
Total1375100.00
Valid cases539Missing cases836
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KMLSTAT = 1-4 AND KLMEND = 2) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has been married at least once and marriage ended in divorce
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klmdvy4year divorced
Record TypeKMARRIAG
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text KL15Y : In what month and year did your divorce/annulment become final? Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1987.5610.7719412002
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-845533.09Missing
don't know-1171.24Missing
[Value >= 0]90365.67100.0
Total1375100.00
Valid cases903Missing cases472
Question RouteUses KLMDVY on Record KMARRIAG.
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klmspmmonth separated
Record TypeKMARRIAG
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text KL16M : In what month and year did you stop living together? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-844432.29Missing
don't know-136626.62Missing
january1684.9512.04
february2372.696.55
march3412.987.26
april4513.719.03
may5423.057.43
june6473.428.32
july7483.498.5
august8513.719.03
september9523.789.2
october10473.428.32
november11412.987.26
december12402.917.08
Total1375100.00
Valid cases565Missing cases810
Question RouteIF (KMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND KMLSTAT = 1-4 AND KLMEND = 3) Asked if R is from the Scotland or Wales new samples and has been married at least once and marriage ended in something other than widowhood or divorce
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


klmspy4year separated
Record TypeKMARRIAG
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text KL16Y : In what month and year did you stop living together? Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1985.6111.1019402002
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-844432.29Missing
don't know-130.22Missing
[Value >= 0]92867.49100.0
Total1375100.00
Valid cases928Missing cases447
Question RouteUses KLMSPY on Record KMARRIAG.
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


kmarnomarriage number
Record TypeKMARRIAG
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases1375Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Marital and Cohabitation History
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


pidcross-wave person identifier
Record TypeKMARRIAG
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text KEG3
Valid cases1375Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


pidpCross-wave person identifier (UKHLS)
Record TypeKMARRIAG
Valid cases1375Missing cases0
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12