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BHPS Documentation and Questionnaires

lhidhousehold identification number
Record TypeLCOHABIT
QuestionnaireIndividual (1)
Valid cases312Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


lpnoperson number
Record TypeLCOHABIT
QuestionnaireIndividual (1)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
121468.668.6
28025.625.6
3123.83.8
441.31.3
51.3.3
61.3.3
Valid cases312Missing cases0
Question RouteIF (LMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND LLCOH = 1 AND LLNCOH 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


llcsbmmonth began cohabitation spell
Record TypeLCOHABIT
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text LL20M : In what month and year did you start living with your (1st/2nd/3rd/etc) partner? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
don't know-14715.06Missing
january13611.5413.58
february2175.456.42
march3227.058.3
april4154.815.66
may5237.378.68
june6288.9710.57
july7278.6510.19
august8123.854.53
september9258.019.43
october10154.815.66
november11185.776.79
december12278.6510.19
Total312100.00
Valid cases265Missing cases47
Question RouteIF (LMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND LLCOH = 1 AND LLNCOH 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


llcsby4year began cohabitation spell
Record TypeLCOHABIT
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text LL20Y : In what month and year did you start living with your (1st/2nd/3rd/etc) partner? Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1992.948.1119662002
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
don't know-1185.77Missing
[Value >= 0]29494.23100.0
Total312100.00
Valid cases294Missing cases18
Question RouteIF (LMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND LLCOH = 1 AND LLNCOH 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


llcsemmonth ceased cohabitation spell
Record TypeLCOHABIT
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text LL21M : What month and year did you stop living together? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-814847.44Missing
january1154.819.15
february2113.536.71
march3113.536.71
april461.923.66
may5103.216.1
june6175.4510.37
july7175.4510.37
august8185.7710.98
september9216.7312.8
october1082.564.88
november11134.177.93
december12175.4510.37
Total312100.00
Valid cases164Missing cases148
Question RouteIF (LMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND LLCOH = 1 AND LLNCOH 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


llcsey4year ceased cohabitation spell
Record TypeLCOHABIT
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text LL21Y : What month and year did you stop living together? Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1994.157.8219672003
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-814847.44Missing
[Value >= 0]16452.56100.0
Total312100.00
Valid cases164Missing cases148
Question RouteIF (LMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND LLCOH = 1 AND LLNCOH 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


llcsnecohabitation spell not ended
Record TypeLCOHABIT
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text LL21NE : What month and year did you stop living together? Not ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-816452.56Missing
not ended114847.44100.0
Total312100.00
Valid cases148Missing cases164
Question RouteIF (LMEMORIG = 5 OR 6 AND LLCOH = 1 AND LLNCOH 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


llcsnocohabitation spell number
Record TypeLCOHABIT
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text LL20SPNO
Valid cases312Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Marital and Cohabitation History
NoteExcludes marriage partners.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


pidcross-wave person identifier
Record TypeLCOHABIT
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text LEG3
Valid cases312Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking VariablePIDP Key Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW2 W11 W12


pidpCross-wave person identifier (UKHLS)
Record TypeLCOHABIT
Valid cases312Missing cases0