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mocimpgOccupation: important: independence
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text MD127G : Different things can be important when deciding what type of occupation you want to follow. Please look at this card (D28) and tell me how important each of the following aspects are for you. How important is...Finding an occupation which you can pursue independently
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very important148.321.6
Important2105.647.3
Not important363.428.4
Not at all important46.02.7
Not applicable-81512193.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases222Missing cases16016
Question RouteIF (MMEMORIG = 7 AND MAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is from Northern Ireland sample and is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Employment: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W17


mocimphOccupation: important: interact w people
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text MD127H : Different things can be important when deciding what type of occupation you want to follow. Please look at this card (D28) and tell me how important each of the following aspects are for you. How important is...A high degree of interaction with people
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very important168.430.4
Important2112.750.0
Not important343.319.2
Not at all important41.0.4
Not applicable-81512193.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases224Missing cases16014
Question RouteIF (MMEMORIG = 7 AND MAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is from Northern Ireland sample and is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Employment: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W17


mocimpiOccupation: important:contribute to soc.
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text MD127I : Different things can be important when deciding what type of occupation you want to follow. Please look at this card (D28) and tell me how important each of the following aspects are for you. How important is...Finding an occupation which makes a contribution to society
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very important144.319.7
Important2116.752.0
Not important355.324.7
Not at all important48.03.6
Not applicable-81512193.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases223Missing cases16015
Question RouteIF (MMEMORIG = 7 AND MAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is from Northern Ireland sample and is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Employment: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W17


mocimpjOccupation: important: safe/health work
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text MD127J : Different things can be important when deciding what type of occupation you want to follow. Please look at this card (D28) and tell me how important each of the following aspects are for you. How important is...A safe and healthy work environment
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very important1130.857.8
Important286.538.2
Not important38.03.6
Not at all important41.0.4
Not applicable-81512193.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases225Missing cases16013
Question RouteIF (MMEMORIG = 7 AND MAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is from Northern Ireland sample and is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Employment: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W17


mocimpkOccupation: important: time for family
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text MD127K : Different things can be important when deciding what type of occupation you want to follow. Please look at this card (D28) and tell me how important each of the following aspects are for you. How important is...Finding an occupation which leaves you with enough time for the family
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very important1116.751.8
Important296.642.9
Not important39.14.0
Not at all important43.01.3
Not applicable-81512193.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases224Missing cases16014
Question RouteIF (MMEMORIG = 7 AND MAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is from Northern Ireland sample and is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Employment: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W17


mocimplOccupation: important: job helps others
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text MD127L : Different things can be important when deciding what type of occupation you want to follow. Please look at this card (D28) and tell me how important each of the following aspects are for you. How important is...Finding an occupation in which you can help others
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very important166.429.3
Important2115.751.1
Not important336.216.0
Not at all important48.03.6
Not applicable-81512193.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases225Missing cases16013
Question RouteIF (MMEMORIG = 7 AND MAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is from Northern Ireland sample and is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Employment: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W17


mfutraLikelihood: gain training/uni place
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text MD128A : Please look at this card (D29) and tell me on a scale from 0% to 100% how likely it is that the following events will happen in your life in the future. How likely is it that you will: Gain training or a university place in your preferred field?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
66.3835.190100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
025.212.0
Amount stated11831.188.0
Not applicable-81512193.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Doesn't apply-314.1Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases208Missing cases16030
Question RouteIF (MMEMORIG = 7 AND MAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is from Northern Ireland sample and is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsEducation: Expectations
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W17


mfutrbLikelihood: sucessfully finish studies
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text MD128B : Please look at this card (D29) and tell me on a scale from 0% to 100% how likely it is that the following events will happen in your life in the future. How likely is it that you will: Successfully finish your training or university studies?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
78.8629.210100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
014.16.8
Amount stated11931.293.2
Not applicable-81512193.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Doesn't apply-313.1Missing
Don't know-16.0Missing
Valid cases207Missing cases16031
Question RouteIF (MMEMORIG = 7 AND MAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is from Northern Ireland sample and is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsEducation: Expectations
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W17


mfutrcLikelihood: find a suitable job
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text MD128C : Please look at this card (D29) and tell me on a scale from 0% to 100% how likely it is that the following events will happen in your life in the future. How likely is it that you will: Find a job in your field?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
79.5022.360100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
02.0.9
Amount stated12111.399.1
Not applicable-81512193.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Doesn't apply-34.0Missing
Don't know-19.1Missing
Valid cases213Missing cases16025
Question RouteIF (MMEMORIG = 7 AND MAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is from Northern Ireland sample and is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Prospects and Training
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W17


mfutrdLikelihood: be successful
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text MD128D : Please look at this card (D29) and tell me on a scale from 0% to 100% how likely it is that the following events will happen in your life in the future. How likely is it that you will: Be successful and get ahead?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
77.6219.8910100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated12191.3100.0
Not applicable-81512193.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Doesn't apply-31.0Missing
Don't know-16.0Missing
Valid cases219Missing cases16019
Question RouteIF (MMEMORIG = 7 AND MAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is from Northern Ireland sample and is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Prospects and Training
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W17


mfutreLikelihood: become long-term unemployed
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text MD128E : Please look at this card (D29) and tell me on a scale from 0% to 100% how likely it is that the following events will happen in your life in the future. How likely is it that you will: Become long-term unemployed?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
13.7120.830100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
082.537.3
Amount stated1138.862.7
Not applicable-81512193.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-16.0Missing
Valid cases220Missing cases16018
Question RouteIF (MMEMORIG = 7 AND MAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is from Northern Ireland sample and is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Prospects and Training
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W17


mfutrfLikelihood: kept back in job
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text MD128F : Please look at this card (D29) and tell me on a scale from 0% to 100% how likely it is that the following events will happen in your life in the future. How likely is it that you will: Be kept back in your job due to family reasons, eg raising children?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
27.8424.320100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
046.321.4
Amount stated11691.078.6
Not applicable-81512193.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-111.1Missing
Valid cases215Missing cases16023
Question RouteIF (MMEMORIG = 7 AND MAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is from Northern Ireland sample and is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Expectations
Family Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W17


mfutrgLikelihood: be self-employed
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text MD128G : Please look at this card (D29) and tell me on a scale from 0% to 100% how likely it is that the following events will happen in your life in the future. How likely is it that you will: Be self-employed
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
33.9129.560100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
044.320.3
Amount stated11731.179.7
Not applicable-81512193.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Doesn't apply-31.0Missing
Don't know-18.0Missing
Valid cases217Missing cases16021
Question RouteIF (MMEMORIG = 7 AND MAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is from Northern Ireland sample and is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W17


mfutrhLikelihood: working abroad
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text MD128H : Please look at this card (D29) and tell me on a scale from 0% to 100% how likely it is that the following events will happen in your life in the future. How likely is it that you will: Work abroad at some time?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
47.9632.690100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
036.216.3
Amount stated11851.183.7
Not applicable-81512193.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-15.0Missing
Valid cases221Missing cases16017
Question RouteIF (MMEMORIG = 7 AND MAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is from Northern Ireland sample and is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Prospects and Training
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W17


mfutriLikelihood: marry at sometime
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text MD128I : Please look at this card (D29) and tell me on a scale from 0% to 100% how likely it is that the following events will happen in your life in the future. How likely is it that you will: Marry at some time?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
75.6125.470100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
05.02.3
Amount stated12141.397.7
Not applicable-81512193.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-16.0Missing
Valid cases219Missing cases16019
Question RouteIF (MMEMORIG = 7 AND MAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is from Northern Ireland sample and is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsMarital Status
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W17


mfutrjLikelihood: cohabit
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text MD128J : Please look at this card (D29) and tell me on a scale from 0% to 100% how likely it is that the following events will happen in your life in the future. How likely is it that you will: Live together unmarried with a partner?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
48.8329.090100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
017.17.8
Amount stated12001.292.2
Not applicable-81512193.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-19.1Missing
Valid cases217Missing cases16021
Question RouteIF (MMEMORIG = 7 AND MAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is from Northern Ireland sample and is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsMarital Status
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W17


mivdaPresent Demog section: Respondent Alone
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text MD129A : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Respondent alone
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0490430.232.0
Yes11044364.368.0
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases15347Missing cases891
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mivdbPresent Demog. section: Partner
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text MD129B : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Partner present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01212374.779.0
Yes1322419.921.0
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases15347Missing cases891
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mivdcPresent Demog. section: Other Adult
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text MD129C : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Other adult(s) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01421487.592.6
Yes111337.07.4
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases15347Missing cases891
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mivddPresent Demog. section: Children
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text MD129D : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Child(ren) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01424087.792.8
Yes111076.87.2
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases15347Missing cases891
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mivdePresent Demog. section: Supervisor
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text MD129E : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Supervisor present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01518093.598.9
Yes11671.01.1
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases15347Missing cases891
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhldsbl1Consider's self to be disabled
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM1 : Can I check, do you consider yourself to be a disabled person?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-950.03Missing
proxy and/or phone-73832.36Missing
refused-220.01Missing
Yes1176810.8911.16
No21408086.7188.84
Total16238100.00
Valid cases15848Missing cases390
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlstatHealth status over last 12 months
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM1A : Please think back over the last 12 months about how your health has been. Compared to people of your own age, would you say that your health has on the whole been ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-950.03Missing
refused-220.01Missing
Excellent1382423.5523.56
Good2735445.2945.31
Fair3343421.1521.16
Poor412887.937.94
Very Poor53312.042.04
Total16238100.00
Valid cases16231Missing cases7
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlprbHealth problems: none
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM2M0 : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? None
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No health problems0648639.9100.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8974460.0Missing
Refused-24.0Missing
Valid cases6486Missing cases9752
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteThe Wave One responses to the questions on health problems were processed to derive equivalent responses to those elicited directly at later Waves.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlprbaHealth problems: Arms, legs, hands, etc
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM2A : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Problems or disability connected with: arms, legs, hands, feet, back, or neck (including arthritis and rheumatism)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01159871.472.2
Probs arms or legs1447527.627.8
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81611.0Missing
Valid cases16073Missing cases165
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlprbbHealth problems: Sight
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM2B : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Difficulty in seeing (other than needing glasses to read normal size print)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01524493.994.8
Difficulty seeing18295.15.2
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81611.0Missing
Valid cases16073Missing cases165
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlprbcHealth problems: Hearing
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM2C : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Difficulty in hearing
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01473790.891.7
Difficulty hearing113368.28.3
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81611.0Missing
Valid cases16073Missing cases165
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlprbdHealth problems: Skin conditions/allergy
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM2D : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Skin conditions/allergies
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01418787.488.3
Skin conds, allergie1188611.611.7
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81611.0Missing
Valid cases16073Missing cases165
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlprbeHealth problems: Chest/breathing
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM2E : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Chest/breathing problems, asthma, bronchitis
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01388485.586.4
Chest, breathing pro1218913.513.6
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81611.0Missing
Valid cases16073Missing cases165
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlprbfHealth problems: Heart/blood pressure
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM2F : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Heart/blood pressure or blood circulation problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01326481.782.5
Heart and blood1280917.317.5
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81611.0Missing
Valid cases16073Missing cases165
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlprbgHealth problems: Stomach or digestion
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM2G : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Stomach/liver/kidneys
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01477191.091.9
Stomach, liver, kidn113028.08.1
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81611.0Missing
Valid cases16073Missing cases165
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlprbhHealth problems: Diabetes
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM2H : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Diabetes
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01544195.196.1
Diabetes16323.93.9
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81611.0Missing
Valid cases16073Missing cases165
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlprbiHealth problems: Anxiety, depression, etc
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM2I : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Anxiety, depression or bad nerves, psychiatric problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01471790.691.6
Anxiety, depression113568.48.4
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81611.0Missing
Valid cases16073Missing cases165
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlprbjHealth problems: Alcohol or drugs
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM2J : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Alcohol or drug related problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01597498.499.4
Alcohol, drugs199.6.6
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81611.0Missing
Valid cases16073Missing cases165
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlprbkHealth problems: Epilepsy
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM2K : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Epilepsy
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01594198.299.2
Epilepsy1132.8.8
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81611.0Missing
Valid cases16073Missing cases165
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlprblHealth problems: Migraine
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM2L : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Migraine or frequent headaches
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01487891.692.6
Migraine freq hdache111957.47.4
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81611.0Missing
Valid cases16073Missing cases165
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlprbnHealth problems: Cancer
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM2N : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Cancer
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01583797.598.5
Cancer12361.51.5
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81611.0Missing
Valid cases16073Missing cases165
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlprboHealth problems: Stroke
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM2O : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)?Stroke
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01588297.898.8
Stroke11911.21.2
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81611.0Missing
Valid cases16073Missing cases165
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlprbmHealth problems: Other
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text MM2M : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (M1)? Other health problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01532894.495.4
Other17454.64.6
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81611.0Missing
Valid cases16073Missing cases165
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlltHealth limits daily activities
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text MM9 : Does your health in any way limit your daily activities compared to most people of your age?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1292918.018.0
No21330381.982.0
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases16232Missing cases6
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlltaHealth hinders doing the housework
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text MM10A : Please look at this card (M2) and tell me which of these activities, if any, you would normally find difficult to manage on your own? Doing the housework
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01499292.392.3
Doing housework112447.77.7
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Valid cases16236Missing cases2
Question RouteIF (MHLLT = 1) Asked if R's health limits daily activities
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlltbHealth hinders climbing the stairs
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text MM10B : Please look at this card (M2) and tell me which of these activities, if any, you would normally find difficult to manage on your own? Climbing stairs
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01495992.192.1
Climbing stairs112777.97.9
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Valid cases16236Missing cases2
Question RouteIF (MHLLT = 1) Asked if R's health limits daily activities
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlltcHealth hinders getting dressed
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text MM10C : Please look at this card (M2) and tell me which of these activities, if any, you would normally find difficult to manage on your own? Dressing yourself
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01572496.896.8
Dressing oneself15123.23.2
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Valid cases16236Missing cases2
Question RouteIF (MHLLT = 1) Asked if R's health limits daily activities
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlltdHealth hinders walking more than 10 mins
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text MM10D : Please look at this card (M2) and tell me which of these activities, if any, you would normally find difficult to manage on your own? Walking for at least 10 minutes
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01492691.991.9
Walking for 10 minut113108.18.1
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Valid cases16236Missing cases2
Question RouteIF (MHLLT = 1) Asked if R's health limits daily activities
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhllteHealth no hindrance to listed activities
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text MM10E : Please look at this card (M2) and tell me which of these activities, if any, you would normally find difficult to manage on your own? (None of these)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01515893.393.4
Something else110786.66.6
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Valid cases16236Missing cases2
Question RouteIF (MHLLT = 1) Asked if R's health limits daily activities
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlltwHealth limits type or amount of work
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text MM11 : Does your health limit the type of work or the amount of work you can do?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1336420.720.7
No21286579.279.3
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases16229Missing cases9
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteFrom Wave 2 on interviewer is instructed to emphasise 'Includes both paid and unpaid work'.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlendwHealth prohibits some types of work
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text MM11A : Does your health keep you from doing some types of work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1287117.785.5
No23071.99.1
Can do nothing31801.15.4
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Not applicable-81287279.3Missing
Don't know-16.0Missing
Valid cases3358Missing cases12880
Question RouteIF (MHLLTW = 1) Asked if health limits type or amount of work R could do
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteQuestion concerns complete exclusion from some types of jobs.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlltwaHow far health limits amount of work
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text MM11B : For work you can do, how much does your health limit the amount of work you can do?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
A lot110606.533.3
Somewhat210936.734.3
Just a little37994.925.1
Not at all42321.47.3
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Not applicable-81305280.4Missing
Valid cases3184Missing cases13054
Question RouteIF (MHLLTW = 1 AND MHLENDW = 1-2 OR -1) Asked if health limits type of work R could do
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhliv65IC: Respondent 65+
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text MM12 : Interviewer Check: Is respondent aged 65 or over? (HG7)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1294818.218.7
No21278278.781.3
Proxy respondent-75083.1Missing
Valid cases15730Missing cases508
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
NoteFilter question for the following ADL questions.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


madlaAbility to: Manage stairs
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text MM13A : Do you usually manage to get up and down stairs or steps ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1259816.088.3
Only with help21971.26.7
Not at all3146.95.0
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Not applicable-81278278.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75083.1Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases2941Missing cases13297
Question RouteIF (MHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee Notes in Volume A, section III.17 on the Activities of Daily Living (ADL) scale.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


madladEase of: Managing stairs
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text MM13B : (Showcard M3) Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very easy110916.742.0
Fairly easy29545.936.7
Fairly difficult34562.817.6
Very difficult497.63.7
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Not applicable-81312680.8Missing
Proxy respondent-75083.1Missing
Valid cases2598Missing cases13640
Question RouteIF (MHLIV65 = 1 AND MADLA = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over and manages to get up and down stairs or steps without assistance
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


madlbAbility to: Get around house
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text MM14A : Do you usually manage to get around the house (except for any stairs) ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1285817.697.1
Only with help255.31.9
Not at all329.21.0
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Not applicable-81278278.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75083.1Missing
Valid cases2942Missing cases13296
Question RouteIF (MHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


madlbdEase of: Getting around house
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text MM14B : (Showcard M3) Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very easy1166610.358.3
Fairly easy29445.833.0
Fairly difficult32161.37.6
Very difficult432.21.1
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Not applicable-81286679.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75083.1Missing
Valid cases2858Missing cases13380
Question RouteIF (MHLIV65 = 1 AND MADLB = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over and manages to get around the house without assistance
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


madlcAbility to: Get in/out of bed
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text MM15A : Do you usually manage to get in and out of bed ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1286317.697.3
Only with help259.42.0
Not at all320.1.7
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Not applicable-81278278.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75083.1Missing
Valid cases2942Missing cases13296
Question RouteIF (MHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


madlcdEase of: Getting in/out of bed
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text MM15B : (Showcard M3) Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very easy1167710.358.6
Fairly easy29345.832.6
Fairly difficult32251.47.9
Very difficult426.2.9
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Not applicable-81286179.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75083.1Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases2862Missing cases13376
Question RouteIF (MHLIV65 = 1 AND MADLC = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over and manages to get in and out of bed without assistance
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


madldAbility to: Cut toenails
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text MM16A : Do you usually manage to cut your toenails ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1196912.167.0
Only with help23492.111.9
Not at all36233.821.2
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Not applicable-81278278.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75083.1Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases2941Missing cases13297
Question RouteIF (MHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


madlddEase of: Cutting toenails
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text MM16B : (Showcard M3) Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very easy18905.545.2
Fairly easy26904.235.1
Fairly difficult33041.915.5
Very difficult483.54.2
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Not applicable-81375584.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75083.1Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1967Missing cases14271
Question RouteIF (MHLIV65 = 1 AND MADLD = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over and manages to cut own toenails without assistance
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


madleAbility to: Bath/shower
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text MM17A : Do you usually manage to bath, shower or wash all over ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1267116.490.8
Only with help22201.47.5
Not at all351.31.7
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Not applicable-81278278.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75083.1Missing
Valid cases2942Missing cases13296
Question RouteIF (MHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


madledEase of: Bathing/showering
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text MM17B : (Showcard M3) Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very easy114809.155.4
Fairly easy29365.835.1
Fairly difficult32181.38.2
Very difficult436.21.3
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Not applicable-81305380.4Missing
Proxy respondent-75083.1Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases2670Missing cases13568
Question RouteIF (MHLIV65 = 1 AND MADLE = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over and manages to bath, shower or wash all over without assistance
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


madlfAbility to: Walk down road
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text MM18A : Do you usually manage to go out of doors and walk down the road ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1251515.585.5
Only with help21971.26.7
Not at all32301.47.8
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Not applicable-81278278.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75083.1Missing
Valid cases2942Missing cases13296
Question RouteIF (MHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


madlfdEase of: Walking down road
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text MM18B : (Showcard M3) Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very easy113868.555.1
Fairly easy27644.730.4
Fairly difficult33051.912.1
Very difficult460.42.4
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Not applicable-81320981.3Missing
Proxy respondent-75083.1Missing
Valid cases2515Missing cases13723
Question RouteIF (MHLIV65 = 1 AND MADLF = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over and manages to get outdoors and walk down road without assistance
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for MADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhl2gpNo. of visits to GP since 1.9.2002
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text MM21 : Since September 1st 2002, approximately how many times have you talked to, or visited a GP or family doctor about your own health? Please do not include any visits to a hospital.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None1363322.423.7
One or two2561734.636.6
Three to five3324320.021.2
Six to ten415689.710.2
More than ten512707.88.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Refused-24.0Missing
Don't know-111.1Missing
Valid cases15331Missing cases907
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhl2hopNo. visits to out-patients in past year
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text MM22 : And since September 1st 2002, approximately how many times have you attended a hospital or clinic as an out- patient or day patient?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0897755.358.6
One or two1376523.224.6
Three to five215359.510.0
Six to ten36383.94.2
More than ten44072.52.7
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Refused-25.0Missing
Don't know-119.1Missing
Valid cases15322Missing cases916
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Hospital and Clinic Use
Health: Medical Consultations
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mxdtsWhether accidents since 1.9.2002
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text MM23 : Since September 1st 2002, have you had any kind of accident as a result of which you saw a doctor or went to hospital?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-920.01Missing
proxy and/or phone-78915.49Missing
refused-240.02Missing
Yes114859.159.68
No21385685.3390.32
Total16238100.00
Valid cases15341Missing cases897
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Accidents, Illness
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mnxdtsNo. of serious accidents since 1.9.2002
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text MM24 : Have you had one accident or more than one?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
One113118.188.3
Two2133.89.0
Three323.11.5
Four +418.11.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81386185.4Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases1485Missing cases14753
Question RouteIF (MXDTS = 1) Asked if R has had an accident since 1.9.2002
Index TermsHealth: Accidents, Illness
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhospHospital in-patient since 1.9.2002
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text MM25 : Since September 1st 2002, have you been in hospital or clinic as an in-patient overnight or longer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1171710.610.6
No21451489.489.4
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Refused-25.0Missing
Valid cases16231Missing cases7
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Hospital and Clinic Use
NoteIncludes visits for childbirth.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhospdHospital in-patient: days since 1.9.2002
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text MM26 : Since September 1st 2002, in all, how many days have you spent in a hospital or clinic as an in-patient?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
9.5318.971240
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-960.04Missing
inapplicable-81451989.41Missing
refused-210.01Missing
[Value >= 0]171210.54100.0
Total16238100.00
Valid cases1712Missing cases14526
Question RouteIF (MHOSP = 1) Asked if R hospital in-patient since 1.9.2002
Index TermsHealth: Hospital and Clinic Use
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhospchHospital stays were for childbirth
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text MM28 : Was any of this for child-birth?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes - all12261.439.2
Yes - some224.14.2
No33262.056.6
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81565896.4Missing
Valid cases576Missing cases15662
Question RouteIF (MHOSP = 1) Asked if R hospital in-patient since 1.9.2002 and R is female and 45 or under
Index TermsHealth: Hospital and Clinic Use
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhospnhsHospital stays NHS or private
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text MM29 : Was/were your hospital stay(s) free under the National Health Service or paid for privately?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
All free under NHS115349.494.5
All paid privately268.44.2
Some NHS/private321.11.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81372384.5Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases1623Missing cases14615
Question RouteIF (MHOSP = 1) Asked if R hospital in-patient since 1.9.2002
Index TermsHealth: Hospital and Clinic Use
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlcvrCovered by private medical insurance
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text MM30 : Are you covered by private medical insurance, whether in your own name or through another family member?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, in own name115899.810.5
Yes,via othr fam mem27444.64.9
No, not insured31285979.284.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Don't know-1151.9Missing
Valid cases15192Missing cases1046
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsFinancial Management: Material Well-Being
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlcvrhHow medical insurance paid for
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text MM31 : How is this insurance paid for?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Paid directly17244.545.6
Deducted from wages22021.212.7
Paid for by employer36634.141.7
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81375784.7Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases1589Missing cases14649
Question RouteIF (MHLCVR = 1) Asked if R is covered by private medical insurance in own name
Index TermsFinancial Management: Material Well-Being
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mhlcvrlCost to resp. Of medical insurance
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text MM32 : How much do you pay per month for this insurance? Please include the contribution for all family members covered by an insurance in your name.
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
46.9152.351400
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated16624.1100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81462290.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Refused-24.0Missing
Don't know-158.4Missing
Valid cases662Missing cases15576
Question RouteIF (MHLCVR = 1 AND MHLCVRH = 1) Asked if R is covered by private medical insurance in own name and pays for all or part of it directly
Index TermsFinancial Management: Material Well-Being
Health: NHS vs Private
NoteIf the insurance is in joint names, only R's share is given here.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18