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mhidHousehold identification number
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireCover Sheet (1)
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mpnoPerson number
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireCover Sheet (1)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1896239.739.7
2658229.229.2
3361116.016.0
4224910.010.0
58193.63.6
62311.01.0
773.3.3
825.1.1
911.0.0
105.0.0
113.0.0
122.0.0
131.0.0
Valid cases22574Missing 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


pidCross-wave person identifier
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireCover Sheet (2)
Question Number and Text MEG3
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
NoteThis identifier will enable the researcher to track individuals across waves
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 TypeMINDALL
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


miviolwInterview outcome prev wave
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireCover Sheet (2)
Question Number and Text MEG6 : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Full interview11461064.767.4
Eligible but not int218558.28.6
Youth int313375.96.2
Child < 114354015.716.3
Adult in non-int hho53181.41.5
Retired rejoiner614.1.1
Inapplicable-89004.0Missing
Valid cases21674Missing cases900
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mivstat1Interview status: previous waves
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireCover Sheet (2)
Question Number and Text MEG7 : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Ever interviewed11575669.872.7
New entrant 16yrs23191.41.5
New entrant adult39544.24.4
Youth413325.96.1
Child5326914.515.1
Check644.2.2
Inapplicable-89004.0Missing
Valid cases21674Missing cases900
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhhmemHousehold membership
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireCover Sheet (3)
Question Number and Text MEG9 : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Enum member resident12147495.195.1
Enum member absent258.3.3
Enum membr -rejoiner5128.6.6
New entrant -residen68984.04.0
New entrant - absent72.0.0
Retired rejoiner814.1.1
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
NoteApproximate equivalent at Wave One - AHGCIA. See Vol. A for definition.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mnewhyNew entrants - why living in HH
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireCover Sheet (3)
Question Number and Text MEG10 : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Original member02153295.495.4
New baby12641.21.2
Marriage/cohabitatio22701.21.2
Return from uni/coll330.1.1
Return frm institutn43.0.0
Never left516.1.1
Moved in with parent62221.01.0
Shared accommodation7180.8.8
Other852.2.2
Don't know-15.0Missing
Valid cases22569Missing cases5
Question RouteALL
Index TermsHousehold Changes
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mnemnjnNew entrants - month joined HH
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireCover Sheet (3)
Question Number and Text MEG12M : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current resident02153895.495.8
January163.3.3
February257.3.3
March357.3.3
April467.3.3
May574.3.3
June688.4.4
July796.4.4
August8118.5.5
September9131.6.6
October1096.4.4
November1163.3.3
December1239.2.2
Don't know-187.4Missing
Valid cases22487Missing cases87
Question RouteALL
Index TermsHousehold Changes
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
NoteCopied variable from Record Type MINDSAMP. Approximate equivalent at Wave One - AHGMJN.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mneyrjn4New entrants - year joined HH
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireCover Sheet (3)
Question Number and Text MEG12Y : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current resident02153895.495.7
20006.0.0
20018.0.0
2002178.8.8
20037633.43.4
20047.0.0
Don't know-174.3Missing
Valid cases22500Missing cases74
Question RouteALL
Index TermsHousehold Changes
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mivfioIndividual interview outcome
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireCover Sheet (4)
Question Number and Text MEG14,MEG18 : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Full interview11534768.068.0
Proxy interview23831.71.7
Telephone intvw35082.32.3
Lost CAPI intvw915.1.1
Refusal1011655.25.2
Other non-intvw112451.11.1
Child under 162010404.64.6
Youth Interview2112195.45.4
Youth: Refusal2295.4.4
Youth: Oth non-int2330.1.1
Child under 1124252711.211.2
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
NoteAn important variable for analysis purposes. With a few exceptions, data from proxies have been merged with that from respondents. Proxies and telephone interviewees, however, have zero respondent weights and can be selected out by use of this variable. Additional categories and minor recoding in comparison with Wave One. A coding frame for this variable with full labels can be found in Appendix to Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mivfhoFinal household interview outcome
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireCover Sheet (8)
Question Number and Text Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
All eligible HH intv101742777.277.2
Interviews + proxies1110434.64.6
Interviews + refusal12331814.714.7
Pxy at original addr1510.0.0
Phone interview only167663.43.4
Youth Interview only1710.0.0
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
NoteAll waves after Wave 1 use a consistent coding frame derived from the coversheet interviewer check. A coding frame for this variable with full labels can be found in Appendix to Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


miodcIndividual document check
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No Interview0633628.128.1
Ind and self comp11500066.466.4
Ind only (no self co23471.51.5
Proxy33831.71.7
Telephone Interview45082.32.3
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mmemorigSample Origin
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Original sample11187452.652.6
Wales new sample5331314.714.7
Scotland new sample6317714.114.1
N.I. new sample7421018.618.6
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhgr2rRelationship to reference person
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireHousehold Grid (6)
Question Number and Text MHG2
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Reference person1904540.140.1
Lawful spouse2454820.120.1
Live-in partner39724.34.3
Natural child4682130.230.2
Adopted child541.2.2
Foster child625.1.1
Step-child7189.8.8
Partner's child8134.6.6
Dghter or son-in-law948.2.2
Natural bro or sis1072.3.3
Other bro or sis118.0.0
Bro or sis-in-law1216.1.1
Natural parent1399.4.4
Other parent144.0.0
Mother/father-in-law1533.1.1
Any grand parent163.0.0
Any grand child17173.8.8
Any cousin184.0.0
Any aunt or uncle194.0.0
Any nephew2013.1.1
Any other relative212.0.0
Employee223.0.0
Lodger or boarder2344.2.2
Unrelated sharer242681.21.2
Other305.0.0
Valid cases22574Missing 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


mhgsexSex - HH grid
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireHousehold Grid (2)
Question Number and Text MEG4,MHG3
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male11094648.548.5
Female21162851.551.5
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhgbmMonth of birth - HH grid
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireHousehold Grid (2)
Question Number and Text MEG5M,MHG4
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January119068.48.5
February217487.77.8
March320008.98.9
April419488.68.7
May519348.68.6
June619018.48.5
July718538.28.2
August819428.68.6
September918908.48.4
October1018248.18.1
November1117287.77.7
December1218128.08.1
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-187.4Missing
Valid cases22486Missing cases88
Question RouteALL
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
NoteFor confidentiality reasons only month and year of birth are on User Database.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhgbyYear of birth - HH grid
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireHousehold Grid (2)
Question Number and Text MEG5Y,MHG4
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1965.6522.6719042004
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year given12250399.7100.0
Don't know-171.3Missing
Valid cases22503Missing cases71
Question RouteALL
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
NoteSee note above at MHGBM.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mmastatMarital status
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireHousehold Grid (7)
Question Number and Text MHG8
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Child under 160495221.922.0
Married1922940.940.9
Living as couple220138.98.9
Widowed312155.45.4
Divorced48823.93.9
Separated53031.31.3
Never married6395017.517.5
Don't know-130.1Missing
Valid cases22544Missing cases30
Question RouteIF (MAGE GE 16) if R/subject aged 16 or over.
Index TermsMarital Status
Relationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteWave One version recoded in step with Wave Two and beyond, 'Never married' now code 6 and not 3.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhgspnPNO of spouse/partner
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireHousehold Grid (7)
Question Number and Text MHG9
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No Spouse in HH01138650.450.4
1546424.224.2
2521723.123.1
32781.21.2
4148.7.7
556.2.2
616.1.1
74.0.0
83.0.0
111.0.0
121.0.0
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteIF (MAGE GE 16 AND MMASTAT=1 OR 2) if R/subject aged over 16 and married or living as a couple.
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhgempEmployment status - HH Grid
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireHousehold Grid (7)
Question Number and Text MHG10
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Under 16 years0495321.922.0
Yes11068947.447.5
No2683830.330.4
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-193.4Missing
Valid cases22480Missing cases94
Question RouteIF (MAGE GE 16) if R/subject aged 16 or over.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteSimpler but equivalent to AHGEST in Wave One.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhgfnoPNO of father
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireHousehold Grid (7)
Question Number and Text MHG11
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Father not in hh01738077.077.0
1354415.715.7
213345.95.9
3193.9.9
484.4.4
533.1.1
65.0.0
71.0.0
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhgmnoPNO of mother
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireHousehold Grid (7)
Question Number and Text MHG12
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mother not in hh01541468.368.3
1319614.214.2
2376016.716.7
3136.6.6
448.2.2
58.0.0
66.0.0
82.0.0
92.0.0
111.0.0
121.0.0
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhgraResponsible adult
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireHousehold Grid (7)
Question Number and Text MHG13
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
16 years or over01762278.178.1
1238610.610.6
2244810.810.8
373.3.3
427.1.1
58.0.0
65.0.0
82.0.0
91.0.0
111.0.0
121.0.0
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteDetermines which adult is asked questions regarding children.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mageAge at Date of Interview
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
37.0722.65099
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Age given122574100.0100.0
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteUses date of birth variables from Survey database.
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
NoteIncludes imputated data, see note below for MAGE12.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mage12Age at 1.12.2003
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
37.2522.64099
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Age given122574100.0100.0
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteUses date of birth variables from Survey database.
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
NoteTwo age variables are computed. The age at date of interview is used for most purposes internal to a wave, e.g. computation of h/hold characteristics. The age at 1.12.2003 is intended to ensure consistency in cross wave comparison. 1st December is also the criterion date for determining whether those close to 16 should be interviewed. Includes imputed data, for individual level derived variables, the imputation flag variable MAGEI takes the value 1 if the variable was imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mbutypeBenefit Unit Type
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Couple,no ch,M lt 651456620.220.2
Couple,1 ch,M lt 652260111.511.5
Couple,2 ch,M lt 653397217.617.6
Couple,3+ ch,M lt 65422239.89.8
Couple,man 65 to 74513005.85.8
Couple,man 75+67043.13.1
F lone parent,lt 60715997.17.1
M lone parent,lt 658144.6.6
Single woman,lt 2093711.61.6
Single woman,20-39108183.63.6
Single woman,40-59114992.22.2
Single woman,60-74125252.32.3
Single woman,75+136242.82.8
Single man,lt 301413205.85.8
Single man,30-54157253.23.2
Single man,55-6416192.9.9
Single man,65+173891.71.7
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Valid cases22572Missing cases2
Question RouteUses MHGSEX MMASTAT MAGE MHGEMP MHGSPN MHGFNO MHGMNO MBUNO on Record MINDALL
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
NoteThis identifies the type of benefit unit to which an individual belongs. Benefit units (see also MBUNO) are subsets of h/holds, consisting of single individuals or couples, and their dependent children, if any.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mbunoBenefit Unit Number
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
11443463.963.9
2496022.022.0
318468.28.2
48893.93.9
53341.51.5
679.3.3
722.1.1
87.0.0
93.0.0
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteUses MPNO MHGSPN MHGFNO MHGMNO MHGRA MAGE MHGEMP MDEPCHL MHGR2R on Record MINDALL. Uses MHHSIZE on Record MHHRESP. Uses MREL MOPNO on Record MEGOALT.
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
NoteThis distinguishes the separate benefit unit to which an individual belongs. Benefit units (see also MBUTYPE) are subsets of h/holds, consisting of single individuals or couples, and their dependent children, if any. The value of MBUNO is the person number of the first member of that benefit unit in sequential order of person numbers. MBUNO is missing if there is missing data on input variables, and the benefit unit cannot be inferred.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mnchildNumber of own children in household
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
01763478.178.1
120859.29.2
220138.98.9
36572.92.9
4139.6.6
534.2.2
69.0.0
72.0.0
91.0.0
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteUses MPNO MHGSEX MAGE on Record MINDALL. Uses MOPNO MREL on Record MEGOALT.
Index TermsChildren
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteThis includes natural children, adopted children and step children, under the age of 16.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mdepchlWhether dependent child: DSS definition
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1534323.723.7
No21723176.376.3
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteUses MAGE MHGMNO MHGFNO MMASTAT MHGEMP MIVFIO on Record MINDALL. Uses MSCHOOL MFETYPE on Record MINDRESP.
Index TermsChildren
Relationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteA dependent child is defined as one aged under 16 or aged 16- 18 and in school or non-advanced further education, not married and living with parent. if an individual aged 16-18 and in full time education did not receive an interview (to determine their educational status), they were assumed to be dependent children.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhohConventional Head of Household Indicator
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Head of household1904540.140.1
Not head21352959.959.9
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteUses MHSOWND MHSOWR1 MHSOWR2 MRENTP1 MRENTP2 on Record MHHRESP. Uses MAGE MHGSEX on Record MINDALL.
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteIndicator of the head of h/hold as defined, for example by the General Household Survey, i.e. the principal owner or renter of the property, and (where there is more than one), the male taking precedence, and (where there is more than one potential HOH of the same sex), the eldest taking precedence. The BHPS h/hold reference person definition is similar except that only the age criterion is used to distinguish multiple potential HRPs. in the calculation, where any potential information is missing, the HRP definition takes precedence.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mrach16Whether responsible adult for child
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1280612.415.9
No21478965.584.1
Inapplicable-8497922.1Missing
Valid cases17595Missing cases4979
Question RouteUses MAGE MHGRA MIVFIO on Record MINDALL.
Index TermsChild Care
Children
Relationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteWhether responsible adult for child under 16. Computed from MHGRA. Inapplicable for children.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mageiImputation flag - LAGE and LAGE12
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not imputed02250399.799.7
Imputed171.3.3
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteFlag for MAGE and MAGE12 on Record Types MINDALL and MINDRESP. See section V.3 on Imputation in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mlrwghtLongitudinal respondent weight
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteSee Vol. A Section V.2.1. on Weighting
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mlewghtLongitudinal enumerated individual weight
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteSee Vol. A Section V.2.2. on Weighting
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mxrwghtX-sectional respondent weight
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteSee Vol. A Section V.2.3. on Weighting
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mxewghtX-sectional enumerated individual weight
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteSee Vol. A Section V.2.3. on Weighting.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mmovestIndividual mover status
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Non-mover11971787.387.3
Mover within GB219088.58.5
Mover back to GB418.1.1
Unknown status89004.04.0
Mover status unknown1031.1.1
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteUses MFINLOC MIVFIO PID MSAMPST MLVLOC on Record MINDSAMP. Uses MHHMOVE MIVFHO on Record MHHSAMP.
Index TermsGeographic Mobility
NoteIndicates whether sample members have moved location since last Wave.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


msampstSample membership status
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Continuing OSM1806635.7335.73
W1 non-cont/enum2590.260.26
Birth - OSM320349.019.01
PSM: parent of OSM45882.602.6
TSM521679.609.6
Scot/Wales/NI new sample8915640.5640.56
SW W9 non-cont/enum95042.232.23
Total22574100.00
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Question RouteUses MFINLOC MIVFIO PID on Record MINDSAMP. Uses MSTAT YOSM on Record XWLSTEN.
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
NoteDistinguishes between Original Sample Members, new Permanent Sample Members and Temporary Sample Members. See Vol. A for a discussion of these terms.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mxrwtuk1X-sect'l resp. weight inc all samples
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteThis weight is to be used for the combined analysis of all the BHPS samples, including the new Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland samples. See Volume A, Section V.2.5.
Variable OccurrenceW11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mxewtuk1X-sect'l enum. weight inc all samples
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteThis weight is to be used for the combined analysis of all the BHPS samples, including the new Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland samples. See Volume A, Section V.2.5.
Variable OccurrenceW11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mxrwtuk2X-sect'l resp. weight within UK estimates
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteThis weight is to be used for analysis of data for Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland on their own, including data from all the BHPS samples. See Volume A, Section V.2.5.
Variable OccurrenceW11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mxewtuk2X-sect'l enum. weight within UK estimates
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteThis weight is to be used for analysis of data for Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland on their own, including data from all the BHPS samples. See Volume A, Section V.2.5.
Variable OccurrenceW11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mlrwtsw1Longit'l resp. weight inc Scot-Welsh
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteThis weight is to be used for the longitudinal analysis of the original BHPS sample in combination with the Scottish and Welsh extensions samples. It is based on original and permanent sample members present in Wave 9. See Volume A, Section V.2.5
Variable OccurrenceW10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mlewtsw1Longit'l enum. weight inc. Scot-Welsh
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteThis weight is to be used for the longitudinal analysis of the original BHPS sample in combination with the Scottish and Welsh extensions samples. It is based on original and permanent sample members present in Wave 9. See Volume A, Section V.2.5
Variable OccurrenceW10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mlrwtsw2Longit'l resp. weight only Scot-Welsh
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteThis weight is to be used for the longitudinal analysis of the original BHPS sample in combination with the Scottish and Welsh extensions samples. It is based on original and permanent sample members present in Wave 9. See Volume A, Section V.2.5
Variable OccurrenceW10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mlewtsw2Longit'l enum. weight only Scot-Welsh
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteThis weight is to be used for the longitudinal analysis of the original BHPS sample in combination with the Scottish and Welsh extensions samples. It is based on original and permanent sample members present in Wave 9. See Volume A, Section V.2.5
Variable OccurrenceW10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mlrwtuk1Longit'l resp. weight inc all samples
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteThis weight is to be used for the longitudinal analysis of the original BHPS sample in combination with the extension samples in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is based on original and permanent sample members present in Wave 11. See Volume A, Section V.2.5
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mlewtuk1Longit'l enum. weight inc all samples
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteThis weight is to be used for the longitudinal analysis of the original BHPS sample in combination with the extension samples in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is based on original and permanent sample members present in Wave 11. See Volume A, Section V.2.5
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mlrwtuk2Longit'l resp. weight within UK estimates
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteThis weight is to be used for the longitudinal analysis of the original BHPS sample in combination with the extension samples in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is based on original and permanent sample members present in Wave 11. See Volume A, Section V.2.5
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mlewtuk2Longit'l enum. weight within UK estimates
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteThis weight is to be used for the longitudinal analysis of the original BHPS sample in combination with the extension samples in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is based on original and permanent sample members present in Wave 11. See Volume A, Section V.2.5
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


msppidCross-wave person identifier of spouse
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mfpidCross-wave person identifier of father
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mmpidCross-wave person identifier of mother
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mrapidX-wave person identifier of resp. adult
Record TypeMINDALL
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mdistmovDistance of residential move
Record TypeMINDALL
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
27.4576.160650.30
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0018458.2100.0
Missing-9.0062.3Missing
Inapplicable-8.002066791.6Missing
Valid cases1845Missing cases20729
Question RouteALL
Index TermsGeographic Mobility
NoteIf respondent has moved then this shows the distance in kilometres from previous residence.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mbuidBU identifier
Record TypeMINDALL
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mecstat1Econ.Status BU (HBAI defn), i
Record TypeMINDALL
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9264211.70Missing
1+FTsempl119058.449.56
AlladFT2537023.7926.94
C1FT1PT3248911.0312.49
C1FT1notw4264411.7113.27
C PT513045.786.54
Sp60+6332614.7316.69
SpUnempl77203.193.61
Other821749.6310.91
Total22574100.00
Valid cases19932Missing cases2642
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mecstat2Econ.Status BU (HBAI defn), ii
Record TypeMINDALL
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9264211.70Missing
1+FTsempl119058.449.56
AlladFT2537023.7926.94
C1FT1PT3248911.0312.49
C1FT1notw4264411.7113.27
C PT513045.786.54
Sp60+6332614.7316.69
SpUnempl77193.193.61
Other821759.6310.91
Total22574100.00
Valid cases19932Missing cases2642
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mfamtype1BU type (HBAI defn)
Record TypeMINDALL
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
pen.sing115456.846.84
pen.couple220078.898.89
kids3882739.1039.1
coup nokids4455020.1620.16
kid(s)517057.557.55
sing no kids6394017.4517.45
Total22574100.00
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mfamtype2Family type - new HBAI definition
Record TypeMINDALL
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
pens couple1249711.0611.06
sing pens, man23921.741.74
sing pens, wom311535.115.11
kids4881739.0639.06
kids517057.557.55
couple no kids6407018.0318.03
sing no kids, man722519.979.97
sing no kids, wom816897.487.48
Total22574100.00
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mbutype_modbenefit unit type
Record TypeMINDALL
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Couple,no ch,M lt 651455020.1620.16
Couple,1 ch,M lt 652260711.5511.55
Couple,2 ch,M lt 653399217.6817.68
Couple,3+ ch,M lt 65422289.879.87
Couple,man 65 to 74513025.775.77
Couple,man 75+67053.123.12
F lone parent,lt 60715947.067.06
M lone parent,lt 6581110.490.49
Single woman,lt 2093721.651.65
Single woman,20-39108183.623.62
Single woman,40-59114992.212.21
Single woman,60-74125272.332.33
Single woman,75+136272.782.78
Single man,lt 301413405.945.94
Single man,30-54157213.193.19
Single man,55-64161900.840.84
Single man,65+173911.731.73
Total22574100.00
Valid cases22574Missing cases0
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18