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nftexcvAmount maintenance paid to 3rd non-resid
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (104)
Question Number and Text NF44C : (IF `Maintenance/ alimony/ child support') About how much in total do you give (person 3) for (maintenance/ alimony/ child support)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Missing or wild-916.1Missing
Inapplicable-81476193.5Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases0Missing cases15791
Question RouteIF (NFTEXHH = 1 AND NFTEXC1 = 1) Asked if transfers money to any person not co- resident for maintenance, alimony or child support
Index TermsFinancial Management: External Transfers
NoteSee note for NFTEXAV.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nftexcwWks covered by m'ntenance to 3rd non-res
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (104)
Question Number and Text NF45C : How often do you give (person 3) this money?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Missing or wild-9.0016.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.001476193.5Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases0Missing cases15791
Question RouteIF (NFTEXHH = 1 AND NFTEXC1 = 1) Asked if transfers money to any person not co- resident for maintenance, alimony or child support
Index TermsFinancial Management: External Transfers
NoteSee note for NFTEXAV.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nspinhhWhether living with spouse or partner
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (105)
Question Number and Text NF46 : Interviewer check: Is respondent living with spouse/partner?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1947060.064.1
No2530733.635.9
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
NoteAn important variable which determines route through questionnaire; although this check is made several times during course of interview, it is included only once as a variable on the database.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhubuysWho does the grocery shopping (couples)
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (105)
Question Number and Text NF47A : Could you please say who mostly does these household jobs here? Is it mostly yourself, or mostly your spouse/partner, or is the work shared equally? 1. Grocery shopping
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mostly self1312719.833.3
Mostly partner2254616.127.1
Shared3363423.038.7
Paid help only45.0.1
Other576.5.8
Missing or wild-982.5Missing
Inapplicable-8530733.6Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases9388Missing cases6403
Question RouteIF (NSPINHH = 1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner
Index TermsFamily Life
Roles of Partners/Spouses: Domestic Work
NoteAt Wave Four the high number of 'Other' responses to this set of questions led to the category 'Paid help only' being coded separately and given the value 4, 'Other' recoded to 5. This extra category was formalised into the questions at Wave Six. At Wave Two, there is only one summary question on domestic division of labour, NHUDOES, where the response categories differ.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhufrysWho does the cooking (couples)
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (105)
Question Number and Text NF47B : Could you please say who mostly does these household jobs here? Is it mostly yourself, or mostly your spouse/partner, or is the work shared equally? 2. Cooking
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mostly self1378624.040.3
Mostly partner2319020.234.0
Shared3235314.925.1
Paid help only45.0.1
Other554.3.6
Missing or wild-982.5Missing
Inapplicable-8530733.6Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases9388Missing cases6403
Question RouteIF (NSPINHH = 1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner
Index TermsFamily Life
Roles of Partners/Spouses: Domestic Work
NoteSee note for NHUBUYS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhumopsWho does the cleaning (couples)
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (105)
Question Number and Text NF47C : Could you please say who mostly does these household jobs here? Is it mostly yourself, or mostly your spouse/partner, or is the work shared equally? 3. Cleaning/hoovering
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mostly self1359422.838.3
Mostly partner2289918.430.9
Shared3249015.826.5
Paid help only43071.93.3
Other598.61.0
Missing or wild-982.5Missing
Inapplicable-8530733.6Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases9388Missing cases6403
Question RouteIF (NSPINHH = 1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner
Index TermsFamily Life
Roles of Partners/Spouses: Domestic Work
NoteSee note for NHUBUYS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhuironWho does the washing/ironing (couples)
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (105)
Question Number and Text NF47D : Could you please say who mostly does these household jobs here? Is it mostly yourself, or mostly your spouse/partner, or is the work shared equally? 4. Washing and ironing
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mostly self1406125.743.3
Mostly partner2339521.536.2
Shared3174411.018.6
Paid help only499.61.1
Other589.6.9
Missing or wild-982.5Missing
Inapplicable-8530733.6Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases9388Missing cases6403
Question RouteIF (NSPINHH = 1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner
Index TermsFamily Life
Roles of Partners/Spouses: Domestic Work
NoteSee note for NHUBUYS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhhch12Child/ren under 12 in household
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (106)
Question Number and Text NF48 : Interviewer Check: (HOUSEHOLD GRID) Are there child(ren) aged 12 or under living in the household?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1323920.534.2
No2623139.565.8
Inapplicable-8530733.6Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases9470Missing cases6321
Question RouteIF (NSPINHH = 1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner
Index TermsChildren
Relationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhusitsWho is responsible for childcare
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (106)
Question Number and Text NF49 : Who is mainly responsible for looking after the child(ren)? Is it....
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mainly resp111487.336.8
Mainly partner29165.829.3
Joint w partner310006.332.0
Some one else457.41.8
Missing or wild-9120.8Missing
Inapplicable-81153673.1Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases3121Missing cases12670
Question RouteIF (NSPINHH = 1 AND NHHCH12 = 1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner and child(ren) aged 12 or under live in household
Index TermsChild Care
Family Life
Gender Roles
NoteRe-wording of question, as well as re-ordering of, and additional categories between Wave One and Wave Two. See Questionnaire and Showcard texts at the end of this Volume.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhowlngHours per week on housework
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (106)
Question Number and Text NF50 : About how many hours do you spend on housework in an average week, such as time spent cooking, cleaning and doing the laundry?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
10.349.57096
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
011107.07.6
Amount stated11355885.992.4
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-1107.7Missing
Valid cases14668Missing cases1123
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsGender Roles
Time Use
NoteTo investigate domestic division of labour in more depth.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ncaruseHas use of car or van
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (106)
Question Number and Text NF51 : Do you normally have access to a car or van that you can use whenever you want to?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11022764.869.2
No2223514.215.1
Don't drive3231314.615.7
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases14775Missing cases1016
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsTransport
NoteQuestion re-worded after Wave One.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nmobuseHas a mobile phone
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (106)
Question Number and Text NF52 : Do you personally have a mobile phone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9110.07Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
refused-210.01Missing
Yes11157973.3378.42
No2318620.1821.58
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14765Missing cases1026
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
Variable OccurrenceW10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nevent11st mentioned important event of year
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (107)
Question Number and Text NF53M1
Valid cases14657Missing cases1134
Index TermsLife Events
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteCoded in-house from verbatim responses. See coding frame and notes in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W9 W11 W14


nevent1sSubject of 1st mentioned event of year
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (107)
Question Number and Text NF53M1 : Would you please tell me anything that has happened to you (or your family) which has stood out as important? This might be things you've done, or things that have been of interest or concern. Just whatever comes to mind as important to you.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03562.32.9
Household/"we"1692243.856.5
Self24552.93.7
Partner37835.06.4
Daughter(s)47194.65.9
Son(s)55143.34.2
Child(ren) nec623.1.2
Son/dtr-in-law72961.92.4
Mother82351.51.9
Father949.3.4
Parent(s) nec10125.81.0
Parent(s)-in-law114652.93.8
Sibling(s)1273.5.6
Sis/bro-in-law13112.7.9
Grandparent(s)143612.32.9
Grandchild(ren)154092.63.3
Othr family mem16148.91.2
Friend/colleague173.0.0
Other1886.5.7
Pet19116.7.9
Inapplicable-8252716.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases12250Missing cases3541
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsLife Events
NoteCoded in-house from verbatim responses. See notes in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W9 W11 W14


nevent22nd mentioned important event of year
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (107)
Question Number and Text NF53M2
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Index TermsLife Events
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteCoded in-house from verbatim responses. See coding frame and notes in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W9 W11 W14


nevent2sSubject of 2nd mentioned event of year
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (107)
Question Number and Text NF53M2 : Would you please tell me anything that has happened to you (or your family) which has stood out as important? This might be things you've done, or things that have been of interest or concern. Just whatever comes to mind as important to you.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned02221.43.5
Household/"we"1345821.954.5
Self22281.43.6
Partner34292.76.8
Daughter(s)44262.76.7
Son(s)51871.22.9
Child(ren) nec616.1.3
Son/dtr-in-law7149.92.3
Mother8111.71.7
Father935.2.6
Parent(s) nec1074.51.2
Parent(s)-in-law112191.43.5
Sibling(s)1246.3.7
Sis/bro-in-law1359.4.9
Grandparent(s)141991.33.1
Grandchild(ren)152551.64.0
Othr family mem1693.61.5
Friend/colleague171.0.0
Other1872.51.1
Pet1964.41.0
Inapplicable-8843453.4Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases6343Missing cases9448
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsLife Events
NoteCoded in-house from verbatim responses. See notes in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W9 W11 W14


nevent33rd mentioned important event of year
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (107)
Question Number and Text NF53M3
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Index TermsLife Events
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteCoded in-house from verbatim responses. See coding frame and notes in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W9 W11 W14


nevent3sSubject of 3rd mentioned event of year
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (107)
Question Number and Text NF53M3 : Would you please tell me anything that has happened to you (or your family) which has stood out as important? This might be things you've done, or things that have been of interest or concern. Just whatever comes to mind as important to you.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned092.63.6
Household/"we"113568.652.9
Self2114.74.4
Partner31701.16.6
Daughter(s)41661.16.5
Son(s)559.42.3
Child(ren) nec67.0.3
Son/dtr-in-law754.32.1
Mother839.21.5
Father912.1.5
Parent(s) nec1019.1.7
Parent(s)-in-law11109.74.3
Sibling(s)1219.1.7
Sis/bro-in-law1327.21.1
Grandparent(s)1469.42.7
Grandchild(ren)15110.74.3
Othr family mem1665.42.5
Friend/colleague171.0.0
Other1842.31.6
Pet1932.21.2
Inapplicable-81221577.4Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases2562Missing cases13229
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsLife Events
NoteCoded in-house from verbatim responses. See notes in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W9 W11 W14


nevent44th mentioned important event of year
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (107)
Question Number and Text NF53M4
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Index TermsLife Events
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteCoded in-house from verbatim responses. See coding frame and notes in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W9 W11 W14


nevent4sSubject of 4th mentioned event of year
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (107)
Question Number and Text NF53M4 : Would you please tell me anything that has happened to you (or your family) which has stood out as important? This might be things you've done, or things that have been of interest or concern. Just whatever comes to mind as important to you.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned031.23.7
Household/"we"14683.055.8
Self224.22.9
Partner359.47.0
Daughter(s)447.35.6
Son(s)525.23.0
Child(ren) nec68.11.0
Son/dtr-in-law713.11.6
Mother87.0.8
Father93.0.4
Parent(s) nec106.0.7
Parent(s)-in-law1128.23.3
Sibling(s)122.0.2
Sis/bro-in-law137.0.8
Grandparent(s)1422.12.6
Grandchild(ren)1537.24.4
Othr family mem1624.22.9
Other1817.12.0
Pet1910.11.2
Inapplicable-81393988.3Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases838Missing cases14953
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsLife Events
NoteCoded in-house from verbatim responses. See notes in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W9 W11 W14


nivfaH/hold finance section: respondent alone
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (109)
Question Number and Text NF64A : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Respondent alone
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0484130.732.8
Respondent alone1993362.967.2
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14774Missing cases1017
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


nivfbH/hold finance section: partner alone
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (109)
Question Number and Text NF64B : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Partner present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01157973.378.4
Partner present1319520.221.6
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14774Missing cases1017
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


nivfcH/hold finance section: adult present
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (109)
Question Number and Text NF64C : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Other adult(s) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01359986.192.0
Other adlts pres111757.48.0
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14774Missing cases1017
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


nivfdH/hold finance section: child present
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (109)
Question Number and Text NF64D : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Child(ren) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01363386.392.3
Children present111417.27.7
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14774Missing cases1017
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


nivfeH/hold finance sect: supervisor present
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (109)
Question Number and Text NF64E : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Supervisor present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01456592.298.6
Supervisor present12091.31.4
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14774Missing cases1017
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nivfoihHour interview finished
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (109)
Question Number and Text NF65H : (Interviewer Check) Hour interview ended
Valid cases15294Missing cases497
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nivfoimMinute interview finished
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (109)
Question Number and Text NF65M : (Interviewer Check) Minute interview ended
Valid cases15294Missing cases497
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nivscIC: self completion document
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (110)
Question Number and Text NF66 : Interviewer check for Self-Completion
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
R compl/returned11416089.795.8
R requi assistance22321.51.6
R refused3126.8.9
Other : completed413.1.1
Other: not completed52461.61.7
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
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


niv1Others present during interview
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (111)
Question Number and Text NI1 : Were any other people present during any of this interview? (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1486730.832.9
No2990862.767.1
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14775Missing cases1016
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


niv2Did others influence interview
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (111)
Question Number and Text NI2 : Did any of these people seem to influence any of the answers given by the respondent? (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
A great deal111.1.2
A fair amount226.2.5
A little32811.85.7
Not at all4461429.293.6
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-81016864.4Missing
Proxy respondent-76824.3Missing
Valid cases4932Missing cases10859
Question RouteIF (NIV1 = 1) Asked if other people present during any of interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


niv4Cooperation of respondent
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (111)
Question Number and Text NI4 : In general, the respondent's co-operation during the interview was ...... (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very good11363786.486.4
Good2178711.311.3
Fair33112.02.0
Poor425.2.2
Very poor517.1.1
Missing or wild-914.1Missing
Valid cases15777Missing cases14
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


niv5Completion of tracking schedule
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (112)
Question Number and Text NI5 : Was the respondent willing to complete the contact name and tracking information? (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, completed11445791.697.8
No, refused22211.41.5
Other397.6.7
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14775Missing cases1016
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


niv5aaMobile number given
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (112)
Question Number and Text NI5A : Mobile number given (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0671742.554.9
Mobile number given1551234.945.1
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8254616.1Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases12229Missing cases3562
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W16 W17 W18


niv5abEmail given
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (112)
Question Number and Text NI5B : Email given (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0923058.575.5
Email given1299919.024.5
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8254616.1Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases12229Missing cases3562
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W16 W17 W18


niv5acNeither given
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (112)
Question Number and Text NI5C : Neither mobile number nor email given (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0607338.549.7
Neither given1615639.050.3
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8254616.1Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases12229Missing cases3562
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W16 W17 W18


niv6aProblems affecting interview: eyesight
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (112)
Question Number and Text NI6A : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? Poor eyesight (blindness). (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11991.31.3
No21457692.398.7
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14775Missing cases1016
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


niv6bProblems affecting interview: hearing
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (112)
Question Number and Text NI6B : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? Hearing problems. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes14112.62.8
No21436491.097.2
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14775Missing cases1016
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


niv6cProblems affecting interview: reading
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (112)
Question Number and Text NI6C : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? Reading difficulties. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11611.01.1
No21461492.598.9
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14775Missing cases1016
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


niv6dProblems affecting interview: english
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (112)
Question Number and Text NI6D : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? English was 2nd language. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1132.8.9
No21464392.799.1
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14775Missing cases1016
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


niv6eProblems affecting interview: language
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (112)
Question Number and Text NI6E : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? Other language problems. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes124.2.2
No21475193.499.8
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14775Missing cases1016
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


niv6fProblems affecting interview: interprete
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (112)
Question Number and Text NI7 : Was an interpreter used? (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes136.2.2
No21473993.399.8
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14775Missing cases1016
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


niv7PNO of interpreter
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (112)
Question Number and Text NI8 : Write in person number of interpreter from household grid or 00 if not in household
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No interpreter HH09.125.0
113.136.1
25.013.9
33.08.3
52.05.6
61.02.8
71.02.8
82.05.6
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81473993.3Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases36Missing cases15755
Question RouteIF (NIV6F = 1) Asked if R used an interpreter
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nghqaGHQ: concentration
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (2)
Question Number and Text NS1A : Have you recently....been able to concentrate on whatever you're doing?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-93942.50Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Better thn usual18285.245.76
Same as usual21094369.3076.08
Less than usual3227714.4215.83
Much less thn usual43352.122.33
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14383Missing cases1408
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NotePart of the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ) question battery originally developed as a screening instrument for psychiatric illness, but is often used as an indicator of subjective well-being. See note on variable wHLGHQ1 in Notes on Derived Variables in Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nghqbGHQ: loss of sleep
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (2)
Question Number and Text NS1B : Have you recently....lost much sleep over worry?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94332.74Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Not at all1462429.2832.24
No more than usual2706244.7249.23
Rather more thn usul3219913.9315.33
Much more than usual44592.913.2
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14344Missing cases1447
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for NGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nghqcGHQ: playing a useful role
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (2)
Question Number and Text NS1C : Have you recently....felt that you were playing a useful part in things?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94222.67Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
refused-210.01Missing
More than usual1188411.9313.13
Same as usual21068267.6574.42
Less so314649.2710.2
Much less43242.052.26
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14354Missing cases1437
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for NGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nghqdGHQ: capable of making decisions
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (2)
Question Number and Text NS1D : Have you recently....felt capable of making decisions about things?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94352.75Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
More so than usual1172010.8911.99
Same as usual21122071.0578.23
Less so than usual312087.658.42
Much less capable41941.231.35
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14342Missing cases1449
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for NGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nghqeGHQ: constantly under strain
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text NS1E : Have you recently....felt constantly under strain?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-93982.52Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Not at all1322520.4222.43
No more than usual2751447.5852.26
Rather more3307019.4421.35
Much more45703.613.96
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14379Missing cases1412
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for NGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nghqfGHQ: problem overcoming difficulties
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text NS1F : Have you recently....felt you couldn't overcome your difficulties?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94472.83Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Not at all1490331.0534.21
No more than usual2737346.6951.45
Rather more3172110.9012.01
Much more43332.112.32
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14330Missing cases1461
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for NGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nghqgGHQ: enjoy day-to-day activities
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text NS1G : Have you recently....been able to enjoy your normal day-to- day activities?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94282.71Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
More so than usual111357.197.91
Same as usual21051366.5873.27
Less so than usual3227914.4315.88
Much less than usual44222.672.94
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14349Missing cases1442
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for NGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nghqhGHQ: ability to face problems
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text NS1H : Have you recently....been able to face up to problems?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94382.77Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
More so than usual113118.309.14
Same as usual21135571.9179.19
Less so than usual314178.979.88
Much less than usual42561.621.79
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14339Missing cases1452
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for NGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nghqiGHQ: unhappy or depressed
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text NS1I : Have you recently....been feeling unhappy or depressed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94222.67Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Not at all1506332.0635.27
No more than usual2631840.0144.01
Rather more3241015.2616.79
Much more45643.573.93
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14355Missing cases1436
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for NGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nghqjGHQ: losing confidence
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (4)
Question Number and Text NS1J : Have you recently....been losing confidence in yourself?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94222.67Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Not at all1676242.8247.11
No more than usual2556535.2438.77
Rather more3172010.8911.98
Much more43081.952.15
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14355Missing cases1436
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for NGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nghqkGHQ: believe in self-worth
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (4)
Question Number and Text NS1K : Have you recently....been thinking of yourself as a worthless person?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94582.90Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Not at all1942559.6965.82
No more than usual2374323.7026.14
Rather more39175.816.4
Much more42341.481.63
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14319Missing cases1472
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for NGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nghqlGHQ: general happiness
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (4)
Question Number and Text NS1L : Have you recently....been feeling reasonably happy, all things considered?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94412.79Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
More so than usual1189912.0313.25
Same as usual21061167.2074.02
Less so than usual315349.7110.7
Much less than usual42921.852.04
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14336Missing cases1455
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for NGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nopfamoCo-habiting is alright
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (4)
Question Number and Text NS2A : It is alright for people to live together even if they have no interest in considering marriage.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94362.76Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Strongly agree1380824.1226.55
Agree2614238.9042.83
Neithr agree, disagree3287718.2220.06
Disagree411046.997.7
Strongly disagree54102.602.86
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14341Missing cases1450
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


nopfamlDivorce better than unhappy marriage
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (5)
Question Number and Text NS2B : It is better to divorce than to continue an unhappy marriage.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94352.75Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Strongly agree1408825.8928.5
Agree2757847.9952.84
Neithr agree, disagree3214713.6014.97
Disagree44282.712.98
Strongly disagree51010.640.7
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14342Missing cases1449
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsFamily Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


nopfampParents ought stay together for children
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (5)
Question Number and Text NS2C : When there are children in the family, parents should stay together even if they don't get along.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94382.77Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Strongly agree13662.322.55
Agree2184911.7112.89
Neithr agree, disagree3398125.2127.76
Disagree4623639.4943.49
Strongly disagree5190712.0813.3
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14339Missing cases1452
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


nopfamqMarital status is irrelevant to children
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (5)
Question Number and Text NS2D : It makes no difference to children whether their parents are married to each other or just living together.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94452.82Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Strongly agree115329.7010.69
Agree2475330.1033.16
Neithr agree, disagree3383524.2926.76
Disagree4345521.8824.11
Strongly disagree57574.795.28
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14332Missing cases1459
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


nopfamkAdult children should care for parents
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (5)
Question Number and Text NS2E : Adult children have an obligation to look after their elderly parents
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94472.83Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Strongly agree112537.938.74
Agree2496131.4234.62
Neithr agree, disagree3419326.5529.26
Disagree4331220.9723.11
Strongly disagree56113.874.26
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14330Missing cases1461
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


nopfamrHomosexual relationships are wrong
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text NS2F : Homosexual relationships are always wrong.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94292.72Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Strongly agree1162510.2911.33
Agree2161910.2511.28
Neithr agree, disagree3501531.7634.95
Disagree4374423.7126.09
Strongly disagree5234514.8516.34
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14348Missing cases1443
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsFamily Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


nlfsat1Satisfaction with: health
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text NS3A : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your health
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94132.62Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Not satisfied at all16053.834.21
26644.204.62
314429.1310.04
Not satis/dissat4216913.7415.1
5332221.0423.13
6402725.5028.04
Completely satisfied7213513.5214.86
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14364Missing cases1427
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nlfsat2Satisfaction with: income of hhold
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text NS3B : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........The income of your household
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94352.75Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Not satisfied at all16023.814.2
27764.915.41
3170210.7811.87
Not satis/dissat4288518.2720.12
5383324.2726.73
6295818.7320.62
Completely satisfied7158610.0411.06
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14342Missing cases1449
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsFinancial Management: Material Well-Being
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nlfsat3Satisfaction with: house/flat
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text NS3C : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your house/flat
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94442.81Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Not satisfied at all12431.541.7
23212.032.24
37985.055.57
Not satis/dissat4177211.2212.36
5306519.4121.38
6443628.0930.95
Completely satisfied7369823.4225.8
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14333Missing cases1458
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Neighbourhood and Residence
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nlfsat4Satisfaction with: spouse/partner
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text NS3D : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your husband/wife/partner
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94983.15Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
refused-210.01Missing
Doesn't apply0413926.2128.99
Not satisfied at all1710.450.5
21080.680.76
32381.511.67
Not satis/dissat44783.033.35
510286.517.2
6241015.2616.88
Completely satisfied7580636.7740.66
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14278Missing cases1513
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nlfsat5Satisfaction with: job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text NS3E : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your job (if in employment)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-95793.67Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Doesn't apply0515732.6636.32
Not satisfied at all12101.331.48
23442.182.42
36524.134.59
Not satis/dissat414229.0110.02
5267816.9618.86
6253616.0617.86
Completely satisfied711997.598.44
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14198Missing cases1593
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nlfsat6Satisfaction with: social life
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text NS3F : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your social life
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-94442.81Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Not satisfied at all13812.412.66
25463.463.81
313118.309.15
Not satis/dissat4261016.5318.21
5390524.7327.24
6328220.7822.9
Completely satisfied7229814.5516.03
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14333Missing cases1458
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18