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nhlsvinHealth service: physiotherapy NHS/priv
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text NM30I : Thinking about the (SERVICE AT M34) was this from the NHS or social services, or was it from a private or voluntary agency? Physiotherapist
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS or SSD17674.971.6
Private/voluntary22821.826.3
private322.12.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81370386.8Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1071Missing cases14720
Question RouteIF (NHLSV = 1 AND NHLSVI = 1) Asked if R has used a physiotherapist since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlsvifHealth service: physiotherapy free/paid
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text NM31I : Was it all free or did you have to pay anything for this? Physiotherapist
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-920.01Missing
inapplicable-81370386.78Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Free18125.1475.75
Paid22321.4721.64
Both3280.182.61
Total15791100.00
Valid cases1072Missing cases14719
Question RouteIF (NHLSV = 1 AND NHLSVI = 1) Asked if R has used a physiotherapist since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlsvlHealth service: saw consultant/o'patient
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text NM29L : Which services have you used? Hospital consultant/outpatients
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01014164.268.6
One other service1463629.431.4
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteIF (NHLSV = 1) Asked if R has used any health service since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: Use of Health and Welfare services
NoteSee note for NHLSV.
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlsvlnHealth service:consult/outpatnt NHS/priv
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text NM30L : Thinking about the (SERVICE AT M34) was this from the NHS or social services, or was it from a private or voluntary agency? Hospital consultant/outpatients
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS or SSD1427727.192.3
Private/voluntary22751.75.9
private382.51.8
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81014064.2Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases4634Missing cases11157
Question RouteIF (NHLSV = 1 AND NHLSVL = 1) Asked if R has used a consultant as an out-patient since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Health: Use of Health and Welfare services
NoteSee note for NHLSV.
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlsvlfHealth service: consult/outpatnt free/pd
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text NM31L : Was it all free or did you have to pay anything for this? Hospital consultant/outpatients
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Free1431127.393.0
Paid22531.65.5
Both372.51.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81014064.2Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases4636Missing cases11155
Question RouteIF (NHLSV = 1 AND NHLSVL = 1) Asked if R has used a consultant as an out-patient since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: Use of Health and Welfare services
Health: NHS vs Private
NoteSee note for NHLSV.
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlsvmHealth service: family planning
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text NM29M : Which services have you used? Family planning clinic
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01426690.396.5
Second welfr service15113.23.5
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteIF (NHLSV = 1) Asked if R has used any health service since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: Use of Health and Welfare services
NoteSee note for NHLSV.
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlsvmnHealth service: family planning NHS/priv
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text NM30M : Thinking about the (SERVICE AT M34) was this from the NHS or social services, or was it from a private or voluntary agency? Family planning clinic
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS or SSD15043.299.0
Private/voluntary25.01.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81426590.3Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases509Missing cases15282
Question RouteIF (NHLSV = 1 AND NHLSVM = 1) Asked if R has used a family planning service since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Health: Use of Health and Welfare services
NoteSee note for NHLSV.
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlsvmfHealth service:family planning free/paid
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text NM31M : Was it all free or did you have to pay anything for this? Family planning clinic
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Free15093.299.6
Paid22.0.4
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81426590.3Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases511Missing cases15280
Question RouteIF (NHLSV = 1 AND NHLSVM = 1) Asked if R has used a family planning service since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: Use of Health and Welfare services
Health: NHS vs Private
NoteSee note for NHLSV.
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlsvjWelfare service: used other service (i)
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text NM29J1 : Which services have you used? Used other services (i)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01432990.797.0
Used other service14482.83.0
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteIF (NHLSV = 1) Asked if R has used any health service since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: Use of Health and Welfare services
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlsvjnWelfare service: other serv (i) NHS/priv
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text NM30J1 : Thinking about the (SERVICE AT M34) was this from the NHS or social services, or was it from a privte or voluntary agency? Other service
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS or SSD13832.485.9
Private/voluntary257.412.8
private36.01.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81432890.7Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases446Missing cases15345
Question RouteIF (NHLSV = 1 AND NHLSVJ1 = 1) Asked if R has used any other health or welfare service since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Health: Use of Health and Welfare services
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlsvjfWelfare service:other serv (i) free/paid
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text NM31J1 : Was it all free or did you have to pay anything for this? Other service
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Free13892.586.8
Paid255.312.3
Both34.0.9
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81432890.7Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases448Missing cases15343
Question RouteIF (NHLSV = 1 AND NHLSVJ1 = 1) Asked if R has used any other health or welfare service since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Health: Use of Health and Welfare services
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlsvkWelfare service: used other service (ii)
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text NM29J2 : Which services have you used? Used other services (ii)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01476593.599.9
Used other service112.1.1
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteIF (NHLSV = 1) Asked if R has used any health service since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: Use of Health and Welfare services
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlsvknWelfare service:other serv (ii) NHS/priv
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text NM30J2 : Thinking about the (SERVICE AT M34) was this from the NHS or social services, or was it from a privte or voluntary agency? Other service
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-920.01Missing
inapplicable-81476493.50Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
NHS or SSD1100.0690.91
Private/voluntary210.019.09
Total15791100.00
Valid cases11Missing cases15780
Question RouteIF (NHLSV = 1 AND NHLSVJ2 = 1) Asked if R has used any other health or welfare service since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Health: Use of Health and Welfare services
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlsvkfWelfare service:other serv(ii) free/paid
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text NM31J2 : Was it all free or did you have to pay anything for this? Other service
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Free111.191.7
Paid21.08.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81476493.5Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases12Missing cases15779
Question RouteIF (NHLSV = 1 AND NHLSVJ2 = 1) Asked if R has used any other health or welfare service since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: Use of Health and Welfare services
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckHas had listed health check
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM32 : Would you please tell me whether you have had any of the health check-ups and tests listed on this card (N5 FOR MEN OR M6 FOR WOMEN) since September 1st 2003?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11330684.390.1
No214709.39.9
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases14776Missing cases1015
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Use of Health and Welfare services
NoteFilter question to route out those who have had none of the checks.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckaHealth check-up: dental
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM33A : Which ones? You can just tell me which numbers apply. Dental check-up
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0526933.435.7
Yes1950860.264.3
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1) Asked if R has had health check-up since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckanHealth check-up: dental NHS/private
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM34A : Did you get this on the NHS or was it private? Dental check- up
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS1693943.973.3
Private2228714.524.1
Both32461.62.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-8526833.4Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Don't know-136.2Missing
Valid cases9472Missing cases6319
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1 AND NHLCKA = 1) Asked if R has had dental check-up since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckbHealth check-up: eyetest
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM33B : Which ones? You can just tell me which numbers apply. Eyesight test by an optician
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0879555.759.5
Yes1598237.940.5
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1) Asked if R has had health check-up since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckbnHealth check-up: eyetest NHS/private
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM34B : Did you get this on the NHS or was it private? Eyesight test
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS1401925.567.7
Private2179311.430.2
Both3124.82.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-8879455.7Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Don't know-146.3Missing
Valid cases5936Missing cases9855
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1 AND NHLCKB = 1) Asked if R has had eyesight test by optician since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckcHealth check-up: chest or other x-ray
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM33C : Which ones? You can just tell me which numbers apply. Chest/other x-rays
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01276580.886.4
Yes1201212.713.6
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1) Asked if R has had health check-up since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckcnHealth check-up: chest x-ray NHS/private
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM34C : Did you get this on the NHS or was it private? Chest/other x- rays
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS1189512.094.3
Private2101.65.0
Both314.1.7
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81276480.8Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases2010Missing cases13781
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1 AND NHLCKC = 1) Asked if R has had chest/other x-rays since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckdHealth check-up: blood pressure
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM33D : Which ones? You can just tell me which numbers apply. Blood pressure
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0715245.348.4
Yes1762548.351.6
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1) Asked if R has had health check-up since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckdnHealth check-up: blood pressure NHS/priv
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM34D : Did you get this on the NHS or was it private? Blood pressure
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS1723145.895.0
Private23362.14.4
Both345.3.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-8715145.3Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Don't know-113.1Missing
Valid cases7612Missing cases8179
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1 AND NHLCKD = 1) Asked if R has had blood pressure tested since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckeHealth check-up: cholesterol test
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM33E : Which ones? You can just tell me which numbers apply. Cholesterol test
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01164173.778.8
Yes1313619.921.2
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1) Asked if R has had health check-up since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckenHealth check-up: cholesterol NHS/private
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM34E : Did you get this on the NHS or was it private? Cholesterol test
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS1292118.593.4
Private21971.26.3
Both311.1.4
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81164073.7Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Don't know-17.0Missing
Valid cases3129Missing cases12662
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1 AND NHLCKE = 1) Asked if R has had cholesterol test since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckiHealth check-up: blood test
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM33F : Which ones? You can just tell me which numbers apply. Blood test
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0888956.360.2
Yes1588837.339.8
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1) Asked if R has had health check-up since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckinHealth check-up: blood test NHS/priv
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM34F : Did you get this on the NHS or was it private? Blood test
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS1565335.896.2
Private21961.23.3
Both330.2.5
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-8888856.3Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Don't know-19.1Missing
Valid cases5879Missing cases9912
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1 AND NHLCKI = 1) Asked if R is a woman and has had blood test since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckfHealth check-up: other checks
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM33G : Which ones? You can just tell me which numbers apply. Other
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01412389.495.6
Yes16544.14.4
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1) Asked if R has had health check-up since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckfnHealth check-up:other checks NHS/private
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM34G : Did you get this on the NHS or was it private? Other
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS15363.482.1
Private2109.716.7
Both38.11.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81412289.4Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases653Missing cases15138
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1 AND NHLCKF = 1) Asked if R has had other health check since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckgHealth check-up: cervical smear
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM33H : Which ones? You can just tell me which numbers apply. Cervical smear
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01305582.788.3
Yes1172210.911.7
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1) Asked if R is a woman and has had health check-up since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
NoteAt Wave One men are coded -8, at Wave Two and beyond coded 0.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckgnHealth check-up: cervical smear NHS/priv
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM34H : Did you get this on the NHS or was it private? Cervical smear
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS1169510.798.5
Private225.21.5
Both31.0.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81305482.7Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases1721Missing cases14070
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1 AND NHLCKG = 1) Asked if R is woman and has had cervical smear since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckhHealth check-up: breast screen
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM33I : Which ones? You can just tell me which numbers apply. Breast screening
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01388988.094.0
Yes18885.66.0
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1) Asked if R is a woman and has had health check-up since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
NoteAt Wave One men are coded -8, at Wave Two and beyond coded 0.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlckhnHealth check-up: breast screen NHS/priv
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM34I : Did you get this on the NHS or was it private? Breast screening
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS18555.496.3
Private232.23.6
Both31.0.1
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81388887.9Missing
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases888Missing cases14903
Question RouteIF (NHLCK = 1 AND NHLCKH = 1) Asked if R is a woman and has had breast screening since 1.9.2003
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nsmokerSmoker
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM35 : Do you smoke cigarettes?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1375523.825.4
No21102269.874.6
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS.
Index TermsHealth: Smoking
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nncigsUsual no. of cigarettes smoked per day
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text NM36 : Approximately how many cigarettes a day do you usually smoke, including those you roll yourself?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
14.668.54080
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-950.03Missing
inapplicable-81102269.80Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
refused-210.01Missing
[Value >= 0]374923.74100.0
Total15791100.00
Valid cases3749Missing cases12042
Question RouteIF (NSMOKER = 1) Asked if R smokes cigarettes.
Index TermsHealth: Smoking
NoteIf figure varies then R is asked to give a daily average over the past week.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlhtmUnit of height
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text NM37 : How tall are you without shoes?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Feet and inches11446391.697.9
centimetres22011.31.4
Can't give estimate3111.7.8
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases14775Missing cases1016
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


nhlhtfHeight without shoes: feet
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text NM37A1 : Height (feet).
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
43041.92.1
51250979.286.5
6164910.411.4
71.0.0
Inapplicable-83142.0Missing
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14463Missing cases1328
Question RouteIF (NHLHTM = 1) Asked if R knows height in feet and inches
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


nhlhtiHeight without shoes: inches
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text NM37A2 : Height (inches).
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
011627.48.0
19756.26.7
214689.310.2
311727.48.1
414899.410.3
510376.67.2
614219.09.8
712087.68.4
812397.88.6
98645.56.0
1012998.29.0
1111297.17.8
Inapplicable-83142.0Missing
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14463Missing cases1328
Question RouteIF (NHLHTM = 1) Asked if R knows height in feet and inches
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


nhlhtcHeight without shoes: cms
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text NM37B : Height (centimetres).
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated12011.3100.0
Inapplicable-81457692.3Missing
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases201Missing cases15590
Question RouteIF (NHLHTM = 1) Asked if R knows height in metres and centimetres
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


nhlwtmUnit of current weight
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text NM38 : What is your current weight?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Stones and pounds11330984.390.9
Kilos and grams27484.75.1
Can't give estimate35803.74.0
Missing-91.0Missing
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Refused-2134.8Missing
Don't know-15.0Missing
Valid cases14637Missing cases1154
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


nhlwtsWeight: stones
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text NM38A1 : Weight (stones).
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11.352.54429
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated11330884.3100.0
Missing-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-814679.3Missing
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases13308Missing cases2483
Question RouteIF (NHLWTM = 1) Asked if R knows height in stounds and pounds
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


nhlwtpWeight: pounds
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text NM38A2 : Weight (pounds).
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
4.163.99013
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated11330784.3100.0
Missing-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-814679.3Missing
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases13307Missing cases2484
Question RouteIF (NHLWTM = 1) Asked if R knows height in stounds and pounds
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


nhlwtkWeight: kilos
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text NM38B : Weight (kilograms).
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
78.4220.1232210
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated17484.7100.0
Missing-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81402888.8Missing
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases748Missing cases15043
Question RouteIF (NHLWTM = 2) Asked if R knows height in kilogrammes
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


nhlwteAccuracy of weight
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text NM39 : Are you fairly sure of your weight or is that an estimate?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Fairly sure11092969.277.7
Estimate2312819.822.3
Missing-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-87194.6Missing
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14057Missing cases1734
Question RouteIF (NHLWTM = 1 OR 2) Asked if R has given height
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


nhlwtlWhen last weighed
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text NM40 : When was the last time you were weighed using scales, either by yourself or someone else?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Within last week1549734.839.9
1-4 weeks ago2351522.325.5
1-3 months ago3194412.314.1
3-6 months ago410536.77.6
6mths to a year ago58115.15.9
More than a year67614.85.5
More than 5 years71841.21.3
Missing-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-87194.6Missing
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-12911.8Missing
Valid cases13765Missing cases2026
Question RouteIF (NHLWTM = 1 OR 2) Asked if R has given height
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


nhlwtrPersonal view of weight for height
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text NM41 : Would you say that for your height you are . . .
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
About right weight1572836.339.1
Underweight29235.86.3
Slightly overweight3596137.740.7
Very overweight4202012.813.8
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Refused-214.1Missing
Don't know-1131.8Missing
Valid cases14632Missing cases1159
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


ncbagefIC: Resp female under 50
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text NM42 : (Interviewer Check) Is respondent female and aged under 50?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1483430.632.7
No2994363.067.3
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


nhlpregPregnant?
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text NM43 : I need to check because it affects weight: are you pregnant at present?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11511.03.3
No2445028.296.7
Missing-92331.5Missing
Inapplicable-8994363.0Missing
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases4601Missing cases11190
Question RouteIF (NCBAGEF = 1) Asked if R is female aged under 50
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


naidhhCares for handicapped/other in household
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text NM45 : Is there anyone living with you who is sick, disabled or elderly whom you look after or give special help to (for example, a sick or handicapped (or elderly) relative/ husband/ wife/ friend, etc)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes19916.38.1
No21130071.691.9
Other33.0.0
Missing-92811.8Missing
Not applicable-8220213.9Missing
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases12294Missing cases3497
Question RouteIF (NHHSIZE GT 1) Asked if more than one person living in household
Index TermsCaring
Relationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


naidhuaPNO of 1st cared for person
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text NM46P1 : Who is the person/people you look after? 1st Person
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
13962.540.0
23452.234.8
3142.914.3
465.46.6
528.22.8
610.11.0
73.0.3
81.0.1
91.0.1
Missing-92811.8Missing
Not applicable-81350585.5Missing
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases991Missing cases14800
Question RouteIF (NHHSIZE GT 1 AND NAIDHH = 1) Asked if R cares for elderly/sick or handicapped person
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


naidhubPNO of 2nd cared for person
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text NM46P2 : Who is the person/people you look after? 2nd Person
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned09375.994.6
13.0.3
211.11.1
315.11.5
415.11.5
55.0.5
65.0.5
Missing-92811.8Missing
Not applicable-81350585.5Missing
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases991Missing cases14800
Question RouteIF (NHHSIZE GT 1 AND NAIDHH = 1) Asked if R cares for elderly/sick or handicapped person
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


naidhucPNO of 3rd cared for person
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text NM46P3 : Who is the person/people you look after? 3rd Person
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned09876.399.6
21.0.1
41.0.1
52.0.2
Missing-92811.8Missing
Not applicable-81350585.5Missing
Proxy Respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases991Missing cases14800
Question RouteIF (NHHSIZE GT 1 AND NAIDHH = 1) Asked if R cares for elderly/sick or handicapped person
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


naidxhhProvides care for non-resident person
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text NM47 : Do you provide some regular service or help for any sick, disabled or elderly person not living with you?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1168510.711.4
No21309282.988.6
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nnaidxhhNumber of non-residents cared for
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text NM48 : Is that one person or more than one?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
One person112948.276.8
Two people22951.917.5
Three people347.32.8
Four people412.1.7
Five people52.0.1
Six people66.0.4
Seven + people729.21.7
Inapplicable-81309282.9Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases1685Missing cases14106
Question RouteIF (NAIDXHH = 1) Asked if R provides some care for non- resident(s)
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


naidhu1Caring:relation to 1st non-res dependant
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text NM49M1 : Who is it that you look after or help?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Parent/parent in law19385.955.7
Grandparent(s)2130.87.7
Aunt or Uncle382.54.9
Other relative41811.110.7
Friend or neighbour52851.816.9
Clients of vol orgs.634.22.0
Other specified735.22.1
Inapplicable-81309282.9Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases1685Missing cases14106
Question RouteIF (NAIDXHH = 1) Asked if R provides some care for non- resident
Index TermsCaring
NoteHigh number of 'other relative' responses lead to use of extended coding frame being used at Wave 5 and expansion of question categories from Wave 6 onwards.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


naidhu2Caring:relation to 2nd non-res dependant
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text NM49M2 : Who is it that you look after or help?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03.05.4
Parent/in law127.248.2
Grandparent(s)22.03.6
Aunt or Uncle36.010.7
Other relative46.010.7
Friend or neighbour58.114.3
Clients of vol orgs.62.03.6
Other specified72.03.6
Missing or wild-93352.1Missing
Inapplicable-81438691.1Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases56Missing cases15735
Question RouteIF (NAIDXHH = 1) Asked if R provides some care for non- resident
Index TermsCaring
NoteSee note for NAIDHU1.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


naidhrsHours per week spent caring
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text NM51 : In total, how many hours do you spend each week looking after or helping (him/her/them)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-92671.69Missing
inapplicable-81199575.96Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
0-4 hrs per week19956.3039.56
5-9 hrs per week24823.0519.17
10-19 hrs per wk33522.2314.0
20-34 hrs per wk41661.056.6
35-49 hrs per wk5620.392.47
50-99 hrs per wk6390.251.55
100 + hrs per wk72141.368.51
Varies under 208930.593.7
Varies 20 hrs +9920.583.66
Some other times10200.130.8
Total15791100.00
Valid cases2515Missing cases13276
Question RouteIF (NAIDHH = 1 OR NAIDXHH = 1) Asked if R cares for person(s) inside and/or outside the household
Index TermsCaring
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nivmaHealth section: respondent alone
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text NM52A : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Respondent alone
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0465229.531.5
Respondent alone11012564.168.5
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


nivmbHealth section: partner present
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text NM52B : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Partner present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01178774.679.8
Partner present1299018.920.2
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


nivmcHealth section: other adults present
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text NM52C : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Other adult(s) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01368186.692.6
Other adults pres110966.97.4
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


nivmdHealth section: child/ren present
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text NM52D : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Child(ren) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01363086.392.2
Children present111477.37.8
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


nivmeHealth section: supervisor present
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text NM52E : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Supervisor present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01459092.498.7
Supervisor present11871.21.3
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njbhasDid paid work last week
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text NE1 : Can I just check, did you do any paid work last week - that is in the seven days ending last Sunday - either as an employee or self employed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-930.02Missing
Yes1925858.6358.64
No2653041.3541.36
Total15791100.00
Valid cases15788Missing cases3
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteAny paid work includes any no. of hours, incl Saturday jobs and casual work. See Vol. A for more details.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njboffNo work last week but has job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text NE2 : Even though you weren't working did you have a job that you were away from last week?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-910.01Missing
inapplicable-8925858.63Missing
Yes14753.017.27
No2602938.1892.3
Waiting for job3280.180.43
Total15791100.00
Valid cases6532Missing cases9259
Question RouteIF (NJBHAS = 2) Asked if R did no paid work last week
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteIncludes those on maternity leave, holiday, on strike, on sick leave, layoff but with job with same employer to return to.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njboffyReason off work last week
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text NE3 : What was the main reason you were away from work last week?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Maternity leave179.516.6
Other leave/holiday21821.238.3
Sick or injured31611.033.9
Training course45.01.1
Laid off/short time57.01.5
On strike61.0.2
Pers/family reasons714.12.9
Other reasons826.25.5
Inapplicable-81531697.0Missing
Valid cases475Missing cases15316
Question RouteIF (NJBHAS = 2 AND NJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njbterm1Current job: permanent or temporary
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text NE4 : Leaving aside your own personal intentions and circumstances, is your current job...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-940.03Missing
inapplicable-8570936.15Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Permanent job1845553.5493.28
Not permanent job26093.866.72
Total15791100.00
Valid cases9064Missing cases6727
Question RouteIF (NJBHAS = 1 OR (NJBHAS = 2 AND NJBOFF = 1)) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteRefers to main job i.e. the most remunerative or that involving most hours. Became two variables from Wave 9 onwards to obtain more detail about non-permanent jobs.
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18