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BHPS Documentation and Questionnaires

Record Type MYOUTH

MPNO Person number
MYPDOBM Date of birth: month
MYPDOBY4 Date of birth: year
MYPSEX Gender of youth
MYTVHRS Hours spent watching tv on a school day?
MYTVSTP Parents stop you watching a programme ?
MYPACTA How often: Walk/swim/play sport
MYPACTB How often: Watch live sport
MYPACTC How often: Go to the cinema
MYPACTD How often: Go to theatre/concert
MYPACTE How often: Eat out
MYPACTM How often: Go to youth club
MYPACTN How often: Go to disco
MYPACTL How often: Do voluntary work
MYPCHOR Time spent doing/helping with housework
MYPCOMP Do you ever use a computer at home ?
MYPPCHW How often use PC for home/course work
MYPPCG How often play games on the computer
MYPPCNT How often use PC for net/send e-mail
MYPMOBU Have own mobile phone?
MYPPALS Times had friends round to your house ?
MYPPALO How often out with friends
MYPLATE Past month: times out after 9.00 pm ?
MYPARGM How often quarrel with your mother ?
MYPARGF How often quarrel with your father ?
MYPTLKM Talk to mum: things that matter ?
MYPTLKF Talk to dad: things that matter ?
MYPNPAL How many close friends do you have ?
MYPFGHT How often past month:fight with someone?
MYPEATN Past week times evening meal with family
MYPSMEV Have you ever tried a cigarette ?
MYPSMOF How often do you smoke ?
MYPSMLW How many cigarettes in last 7 days ?
MYPDGFR Do your friends ever use illegal drugs?
MYPESTA I feel I have a number good qualities
MYPESTI I don't have much to be proud of
MYPESTB I certainly feel useless at times
MYPESTJ I am as able as most people
MYPESTC I am a likeable person
MYPESTK I can usually solve my own problems
MYPESTE I am inclined to feel I am a failure
MYPESTF At times I feel I am no good at all
MYPTCHA I like most of my teachers
MYPTCHB Teachers are always getting at me
MYPHSW Feel about your school work ?
MYPHAP Feel about your appearance ?
MYPHFM Feel about your family ?
MYPHFR Feel about your friends ?
MYPHSC Feel about your school?
MYPHLF Feel about your life as a whole ?
MYPVTE6 Level of interest in politics
MYPVTE3 Party which would vote for ?
MYPVT11 Vote to join the Euro
MYPTRUN Played truant from school
MYPBULL How much worry about bullying at school?
MYPOPSC How much means to do well at school ?
MYPLVSC Leave school when you are 16 ?
MYPACVS Important to get GCSE/Standards
MYPSOC Office code: job like when left school ?
MYPWKLW Paid work done last week
MYPSOC1 Main job
MYPSOC2 Second job
MYPWHRS Last week, hours spent working for pay ?
MYPPAY Last week: money earned working ?
MYPWKM Works on a Monday
MYPWKT Works on a Tuesday
MYPWKW Works on a Wednesday
MYPWKTH Works on a Thursday
MYPWKF Works on a Friday
MYPWKSA Works on a Saturday
MYPWKSU Works on a Sunday
MYPLVHM Age you think when you leave home ?
MYP2UNI Would like to go to college/university
MYPNUNA Why not go to university, first reason
MYPNUNB Why not go to university, second reason
MYPJBQA The job is secure
MYPJBQD The job is well paid
MYPJBQB Work hours short, with free time
MYPJBQF Job is interesting
MYPJBQG Job makes a contribution to society
MYPJBQH Job that helps others
MYPFUTA Future plans: 1st mention
MYPFUTB Future plans: 2nd mention
MYPWGHT Young person weight
MHID Household identification number
PID Cross-wave person identifier
MFNSPNO Person number of father (nat/step)
MFNSPID X-wave PID of father (nat/step)
MMNSPNO Person number of mother (nat/step)
MMNSPID Cross-wave PID of mother (nat/step)