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BHPS Documentation and Questionnaires

Record Type LJOBHIST

This Record contains information from the employment history over the period from 1st September 2001 to the date of interview. There is one record for each spell identified at questions J12-J14, with job characteristic information from questions J16 to J31 appended where relevant.

These records will only exist for respondents whose current labour force spell began after 1.9.2001. The additional key LJSPNO, identifies the sequence of job spell, with the most recent first.

Derived variables are those from LJHENDD onwards. Where a job is with the same employer as previously mentioned and/or at the same workplace (LJHSTAT=1), then the values for LJHSIC LJHSECT and LJHSIZE are copied from the relevant record.

The following variables have all missing data imputed:

See the User Documentation for a full discussion of imputation. Imputation flag variables are listed below.

The results displayed in the following tables are obtained from unweighted data. A full discussion of the use of the weights contained on this Record Type appears in Volume A.