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mhidhousehold identification number
Record TypeMEGOALT
QuestionnaireIndividual (1)
Question Number and Text Office Code
Valid cases50106Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mpnoego's person number
Record TypeMEGOALT
QuestionnaireIndividual (1)
Question Number and Text Office Code
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
11344926.826.8
21327126.526.5
31025320.520.5
4762815.215.2
534666.96.9
611912.42.4
7449.9.9
8186.4.4
995.2.2
1050.1.1
1133.1.1
1223.0.0
1312.0.0
Valid cases50106Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mopnoalter's person number
Record TypeMEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
11344926.826.8
21327126.526.5
31025320.520.5
4762815.215.2
534666.96.9
611912.42.4
7449.9.9
8186.4.4
995.2.2
1050.1.1
1133.1.1
1223.0.0
1312.0.0
Valid cases50106Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mrelrelationship of mopno to mpno
Record TypeMEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Undefined0186.4.4
Lawful spouse2918418.318.3
Live-in partner320064.04.0
Natural child41237124.724.7
Adopted child568.1.1
Foster child625.0.0
Step/partner's-child77931.61.6
Daughter/son-in-law9222.4.4
Natural brother/sist10883217.617.6
Other brother/sister11198.4.4
Brother/sister-in-la12114.2.2
Natural parent131237124.724.7
Other parent1497.2.2
Mother/father-in-law15222.4.4
Any grand parent16347.7.7
Any grand child17347.7.7
Any cousin1818.0.0
Any aunt/uncle1932.1.1
Any nephew/niece2032.1.1
Any other relative214.0.0
Employee223.0.0
Lodger/border2344.1.1
Unrelated sharer2410402.12.1
Step parent257931.61.6
Employer263.0.0
Landlady/lord2744.1.1
Half-sibling286961.41.4
Other child294.0.0
Other3010.0.0
Valid cases50106Missing cases0
Question RouteUses MPNO MHGR2R MHGSEX MMASTAT MHGSPN MHGFNO MHGMNO on Record MINDALL
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


msexsex
Record TypeMEGOALT
QuestionnaireIndividual (3)
Question Number and Text MD12 : Interviewer Check: sex of respondent
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male12486949.649.6
Female22523750.450.4
Valid cases50106Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mosexalter's sex
Record TypeMEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male12486949.649.6
Female22523750.450.4
Valid cases50106Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mlwstatalter's residence at last wave
Record TypeMEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Co-resident14533290.594.9
Different household26681.31.4
Alter birth37521.51.6
Not in sample610102.02.1
Ego New entrant-823444.7Missing
Valid cases47762Missing cases2344
Question RouteUses MHID MPNO MOPNO MREL on Record MEGOALT. Uses PID MSAMPST MMOVEST on Record MINDALL. Uses LIVFHO on Record XWAVEID.
Index TermsGeographic Location
Key Linking Variable
NoteAllows computation of h/hold composition change measures since previous wave.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mnwstatalter's residence at next wave
Record TypeMEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Still co-resident14440688.688.6
Different household229595.95.9
Alter out of scope487.2.2
Alter died5152.3.3
Both non-resp, DK710362.12.1
Ego left sample811192.22.2
Ego died/out scope9347.7.7
Valid cases50106Missing cases0
Index TermsGeographic Location
Key Linking Variable
NoteThis variable can only exist at a particular Wave once the next Wave of data has been collected.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pidcross-wave person identifier
Record TypeMEGOALT
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text MEG3
Valid cases50106Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pidpCross-wave person identifier (UKHLS)
Record TypeMEGOALT
Valid cases50106Missing cases0
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mopidalter's cross-wave person identifier
Record TypeMEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases50106Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Relationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18