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owlshudLanguage spoken talking to people
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (25)
Question Number and Text OD97D : Please look at the card (D26) and tell me what language you mainly speak... Talking to relatives, friends or neighbours
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Only Welsh148.36.8
Mainly Welsh2101.614.3
Welsh and English eq3112.715.8
Mainly English4135.919.1
Only English53112.043.9
Other61.0.1
Inapplicable-81392789.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases708Missing cases14909
Question RouteIF (OREGION = 17 AND ANY OWLSHA-D) If R lives in Wales and can understand, speak, read or write Welsh.
Index TermsEthnicity
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW9 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


owlshueLanguage spoken generally
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (25)
Question Number and Text OD97E : Please look at the card (D26) and tell me what language you mainly speak... For day to day activities such as shopping or taking the bus
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Only Welsh122.13.1
Mainly Welsh274.510.5
Welsh and English eq3100.614.1
Mainly English4129.818.2
Only English53762.453.1
Other67.01.0
Inapplicable-81392789.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases708Missing cases14909
Question RouteIF (OREGION = 17 AND ANY OWLSHA-D) If R lives in Wales and can understand, speak, read or write Welsh.
Index TermsEthnicity
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW9 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


oaglt20IC: resp. Aged 20 or under
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text OD98 : Interviewer check: Is respondent aged 20 years or under?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes112938.38.8
No21332585.391.2
Missing-917.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases14618Missing cases999
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS.
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


oscnow2Still at school
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text OD99 : Interviewer check: Is respondent still at school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13382.226.2
No29526.173.8
Missing or wild-920.1Missing
Inapplicable-81332585.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases1290Missing cases14327
Question RouteIF (OAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Education: Recent Education and Training
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


oinftedIC: Respondent full-time student
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text OD100 : Interviewer check: Is respondent a full-time student?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13942.541.4
No25583.658.6
Missing-920.1Missing
Not applicable-81366387.5Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases952Missing cases14665
Question RouteIF (OAGLT20 = 1 AND OSCNOW = 2) Asked if R is aged 20 or under and is not still at school.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Employment: Labour Force Status
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


oedaspHighest lvl exam like get b/f leave sch
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text OD101 : What are the highest level exams you would like to gain before you leave school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
GCSEs140.312.1
AS levels211.13.3
A levels32131.464.5
NVQ/GNVQ412.13.6
Standard Grades54.01.2
Highers625.27.6
Other725.27.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81429891.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Don't know-16.0Missing
Valid cases330Missing cases15287
Question RouteIF (OAGLT20 = 1 AND OSCNOW = 1) Asked if R is aged 20 or under and is a full-time student.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Education: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ofedaspWould like to go onto further education
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text OD102 : (Showcard D27) Would you like to go on to do further full-time education at any of these types of institutions after you finish school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13021.989.9
No220.16.0
Maybe/undecided314.14.2
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81429891.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases336Missing cases15281
Question RouteIF (OAGLT20 = 1 AND OSCNOW = 1) Asked if R is aged 20 or under and is a full-time student.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Education: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ofedtypType of further education R like to do
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text OD102A : Which one?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Nurs sch./T. Hosp17.02.3
FE or HE college256.418.5
Other college38.12.6
University42301.576.2
None of above51.0.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81433291.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases302Missing cases15315
Question RouteIF (OAGLT20 = 1 AND OSCNOW = 1 AND OFEDASP = 1) Asked if R is aged 20 or under and is a full-time student and would like to go on to further full time education at type of listed (Showcard D17) institution.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Education: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ofedlikLikelihood of entering further education
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text OD103 : How likely is it that you will go to college or university when you finish school, even if you take a gap year between?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very likely12001.366.4
Likely293.630.9
Not very likely33.01.0
Not at all likely42.0.7
Depends(volunteered)53.01.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81433391.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases301Missing cases15316
Question RouteIF (OAGLT20 = 1 AND OSCNOW = 1 AND OFEDASP = 1 AND OFEDTYP = 1-4) Asked if R is aged 20 or under and is a full-time student and would like to go on to further full time education at type of listed (Showcard D17) institution.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Education: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ofednt11st reason not going on to f/education
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text OD104M1 : What are the main reasons you might not go on to further full-time education? First mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
School qualif enough11.02.3
Decided on career24.09.3
Want to earn money311.125.6
Cost of education43.07.0
Depends on grades54.09.3
Not academic enough.64.09.3
Don't want to76.014.0
Want to travel83.07.0
Undecided92.04.7
Other105.011.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81459193.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases43Missing cases15574
Question RouteIF (OFEDASP = 2 OR (OFEDASP = 2 AND OFEDTYP = 5 OR (OFEDTYP = 1-4 AND OFEDLIK = 3-5))) Asked if R is aged 20 or under and is a full-time student and would not like to on to further full-time education or thinks that it is unlikely.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Education: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ofednt22nd reason not going on to f/education
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text OD104M2 : What are the main reasons you might not go on to further full-time education? Second mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned038.288.4
Want to travel84.09.3
Other101.02.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81459193.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases43Missing cases15574
Question RouteIF (OFEDASP = 2 OR (OFEDASP = 2 AND OFEDTYP = 5 OR (OFEDTYP = 1-4 AND OFEDLIK = 3-5))) Asked if R is aged 20 or under and is a full-time student and would not like to on to Further full-time education or thinks that it is unlikely.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Education: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


oocfutJob Resp. Would like to do in future
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text OD105 : What job would you like to do once you finish your full-time education or sometime in the future?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-92221.42Missing
inapplicable-81394089.26Missing
proxy and/or phone-79826.29Missing
[Value >= 0]4733.03100.0
Total15617100.00
Valid cases473Missing cases15144
Question RouteIF (OAGLT20 = 1 AND (OSCNOW = 1 OR OSCNOW = 2 AND OINFTED = 1)) Asked if R is at school or is a full-time student.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Employment: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15


oivdaPresent Demog section: Respondent Alone
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text OD106A : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Respondent alone
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11026765.7100.0
Not applicable-8436828.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases10267Missing cases5350
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


oivdbPresent Demog. section: Partner
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text OD106B : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Partner present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01185175.981.0
Yes1278417.819.0
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases14635Missing cases982
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


oivdcPresent Demog. section: Other Adult
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text OD106C : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Other adult(s) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01354786.792.6
Yes110887.07.4
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases14635Missing cases982
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


oivddPresent Demog. section: Children
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text OD106D : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Child(ren) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01362487.293.1
Yes110116.56.9
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases14635Missing cases982
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


oivdePresent Demog. section: Supervisor
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text OD106E : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Supervisor present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01447592.798.9
Yes11601.01.1
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases14635Missing cases982
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohldsbl1Consider's self to be disabled
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM1 : Can I check, do you consider yourself to be a disabled person?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-920.01Missing
refused-210.01Missing
Yes1172011.0111.02
No21389488.9788.98
Total15617100.00
Valid cases15614Missing cases3
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohlstatHealth status over last 12 months
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM2 : 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-980.05Missing
refused-210.01Missing
Excellent1354022.6722.68
Good2739447.3547.37
Fair3324220.7620.77
Poor411237.197.2
Very Poor53091.981.98
Total15617100.00
Valid cases15608Missing cases9
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


ohlprbHealth problems: none
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM3M0 : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (O1)? None
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No health problems0615339.4100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8879056.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases6153Missing cases9464
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


ohlprbaHealth problems: Arms, legs, hands, etc
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM3A : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (O1)? Problems or disability connected with: arms, legs, hands, feet, back, or neck (including arthritis and rheumatism)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01083469.472.5
Probs arms or legs1411026.327.5
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases14944Missing cases673
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohlprbbHealth problems: Sight
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM3B : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (O1)? Difficulty in seeing (other than needing glasses to read normal size print)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01415890.794.7
Difficulty seeing17865.05.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases14944Missing cases673
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohlprbcHealth problems: Hearing
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM3C : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (O1)? Difficulty in hearing
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01368787.691.6
Difficulty hearing112578.08.4
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases14944Missing cases673
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohlprbdHealth problems: Skin conditions/allergy
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM3D : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (O1)? Skin conditions/allergies
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01326785.088.8
Skin conds, allergie1167710.711.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases14944Missing cases673
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohlprbeHealth problems: Chest/breathing
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM3E : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (O1)? Chest/breathing problems, asthma, bronchitis
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01296683.086.8
Chest, breathing pro1197812.713.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases14944Missing cases673
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohlprbfHealth problems: Heart/blood pressure
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM3F : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (O1)? Heart/blood pressure or blood circulation problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01226278.582.1
Heart and blood1268217.217.9
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases14944Missing cases673
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohlprbgHealth problems: Stomach or digestion
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM3G : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (O1)? Stomach/liver/kidneys
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01386188.892.8
Stomach, liver, kidn110836.97.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases14944Missing cases673
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohlprbhHealth problems: Diabetes
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM3H : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (O1)? Diabetes
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01428791.595.6
Diabetes16574.24.4
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases14944Missing cases673
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohlprbiHealth problems: Anxiety, depression, etc
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM3I : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (O1)? Anxiety, depression or bad nerves, psychiatric problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01372287.991.8
Anxiety, depression112227.88.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases14944Missing cases673
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohlprbjHealth problems: Alcohol or drugs
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM3J : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (O1)? Alcohol or drug related problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01486095.299.4
Alcohol, drugs184.5.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases14944Missing cases673
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohlprbkHealth problems: Epilepsy
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM3K : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (O1)? Epilepsy
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01481594.999.1
Epilepsy1129.8.9
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases14944Missing cases673
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohlprblHealth problems: Migraine
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM3L : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (O1)? Migraine or frequent headaches
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01390389.093.0
Migraine freq hdache110416.77.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases14944Missing cases673
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohlprbnHealth problems: Cancer
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM3N : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (O1)? Cancer
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01475094.498.7
Cancer11941.21.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases14944Missing cases673
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohlprboHealth problems: Stroke
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM3O : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (O1)?Stroke
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01477594.698.9
Stroke11691.11.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases14944Missing cases673
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohlprbmHealth problems: Other
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text OM3M : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (O1)? Other health problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01418090.894.9
Other17644.95.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases14944Missing cases673
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohlltHealth limits daily activities
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text OM4 : Does your health in any way limit your daily activities compared to most people of your age?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1286518.318.4
No21274481.681.6
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases15609Missing cases8
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


ohlltaHealth hinders doing the housework
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text OM5A : 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 mentioned0232514.963.8
Doing housework113198.436.2
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Not applicable-81196776.6Missing
Valid cases3644Missing cases11973
Question RouteIF (OHLLT = 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


ohlltbHealth hinders climbing the stairs
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text OM5B : 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 mentioned0234115.064.2
Climbing stairs113038.335.8
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Not applicable-81196776.6Missing
Valid cases3644Missing cases11973
Question RouteIF (OHLLT = 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


ohlltcHealth hinders getting dressed
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text OM5C : 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 mentioned0314020.186.2
Dressing oneself15043.213.8
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Not applicable-81196776.6Missing
Valid cases3644Missing cases11973
Question RouteIF (OHLLT = 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


ohlltdHealth hinders walking more than 10 mins
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text OM5D : 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 mentioned0233114.964.0
Walking for 10 minut113138.436.0
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Not applicable-81196776.6Missing
Valid cases3644Missing cases11973
Question RouteIF (OHLLT = 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


ohllteHealth no hindrance to listed activities
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text OM5E : 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? (Oone of these)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0238015.271.4
Something else19546.128.6
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Not applicable-81196776.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-73102.0Missing
Valid cases3334Missing cases12283
Question RouteIF (OHLLT = 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


ohlltwHealth limits type or amount of work
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text OM6 : Does your health limit the type of work or the amount of work you can do?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1312820.020.0
No21248179.980.0
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases15609Missing cases8
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


ohlendwHealth prohibits some types of work
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text OM6A : Does your health keep you from doing some types of work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1264116.987.8
No22711.79.0
Can do nothing395.63.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81192676.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Don't know-111.1Missing
Valid cases3007Missing cases12610
Question RouteIF (OHLLTW = 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


ohlltwaHow far health limits amount of work
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text OM6B : For work you can do, how much does your health limit the amount of work you can do?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
A lot19656.233.0
Somewhat210426.735.6
Just a little37114.624.3
Not at all42051.37.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81202177.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases2923Missing cases12694
Question RouteIF (OHLLTW = 1 AND OHLENDW = 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


ohliv65IC: Respondent 65+
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (30)
Question Number and Text OM7 : Interviewer Check: Is respondent aged 65 or over? (HG7)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1280017.918.7
No21214577.881.3
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases14945Missing cases672
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


oadlaAbility to: Manage stairs
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (30)
Question Number and Text OM8A : Do you usually manage to get up and down stairs or steps ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1246315.888.1
Only with help21871.26.7
Not at all3146.95.2
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81214577.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases2796Missing cases12821
Question RouteIF (OHLIV65 = 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


oadladEase of: Managing stairs
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (30)
Question Number and Text OM8B : (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 easy111197.245.4
Fairly easy28455.434.3
Fairly difficult34262.717.3
Very difficult473.53.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81247879.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases2463Missing cases13154
Question RouteIF (OHLIV65 = 1 AND OADLA = 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 OADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


oadlbAbility to: Get around house
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (30)
Question Number and Text OM9A : Do you usually manage to get around the house (except for any stairs) ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1271217.497.0
Only with help255.42.0
Not at all329.21.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81214577.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases2796Missing cases12821
Question RouteIF (OHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


oadlbdEase of: Getting around house
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (30)
Question Number and Text OM9B : (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 easy1167210.761.7
Fairly easy28225.330.3
Fairly difficult31851.26.8
Very difficult433.21.2
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81222978.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases2712Missing cases12905
Question RouteIF (OHLIV65 = 1 AND OADLB = 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 OADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


oadlcAbility to: Get in/out of bed
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (31)
Question Number and Text OM10A : Do you usually manage to get in and out of bed ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1270217.396.7
Only with help269.42.5
Not at all324.2.9
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81214577.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases2795Missing cases12822
Question RouteIF (OHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


oadlcdEase of: Getting in/out of bed
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (31)
Question Number and Text OM10B : (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 easy1168710.862.5
Fairly easy28045.129.8
Fairly difficult31881.27.0
Very difficult422.1.8
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81223978.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases2701Missing cases12916
Question RouteIF (OHLIV65 = 1 AND OADLC = 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 OADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


oadldAbility to: Cut toenails
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (31)
Question Number and Text OM11A : Do you usually manage to cut your toenails ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1189812.267.9
Only with help23132.011.2
Not at all35843.720.9
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81214577.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases2795Missing cases12822
Question RouteIF (OHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


oadlddEase of: Cutting toenails
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (31)
Question Number and Text OM11B : (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 easy19406.049.5
Fairly easy26324.033.3
Fairly difficult32601.713.7
Very difficult466.43.5
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81304383.5Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases1898Missing cases13719
Question RouteIF (OHLIV65 = 1 AND OADLD = 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 OADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


oadleAbility to: Bath/shower
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (31)
Question Number and Text OM12A : Do you usually manage to bath, shower or wash all over ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1255716.491.5
Only with help21941.26.9
Not at all345.31.6
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81214577.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases2796Missing cases12821
Question RouteIF (OHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


oadledEase of: Bathing/showering
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (31)
Question Number and Text OM12B : (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 easy114989.658.6
Fairly easy28075.231.6
Fairly difficult32161.48.5
Very difficult435.21.4
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81238479.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases2556Missing cases13061
Question RouteIF (OHLIV65 = 1 AND OADLE = 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 OADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


oadlfAbility to: Walk down road
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text OM13A : Do you usually manage to go out of doors and walk down the road ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1238215.385.2
Only with help21941.26.9
Not at all32201.47.9
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81214577.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases2796Missing cases12821
Question RouteIF (OHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for OADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


oadlfdEase of: Walking down road
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text OM13B : (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 easy114029.058.9
Fairly easy26744.328.3
Fairly difficult32661.711.2
Very difficult440.31.7
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81255980.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-76724.3Missing
Valid cases2382Missing cases13235
Question RouteIF (OHLIV65 = 1 AND OADLF = 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 OADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohl2gpNo. of visits to GP since 1.9.2004
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text OM16 : Since September 1st 2004, 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 %
None1364223.324.9
One or two2537334.436.8
Three to five3307219.721.0
Six to ten413608.79.3
More than ten511697.58.0
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-118.1Missing
Valid cases14616Missing cases1001
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


ohl2hopNo. visits to out-patients in past year
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text OM17 : And since September 1st 2004, approximately how many times have you attended a hospital or clinic as an out- patient or day patient?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0862555.259.0
One or two1368523.625.2
Three to five213648.79.3
Six to ten35543.53.8
More than ten44002.62.7
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-16.0Missing
Valid cases14628Missing cases989
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


oxdtsWhether accidents since 1.9.2004
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text OM18 : Since September 1st 2004, have you had any kind of accident as a result of which you saw a doctor or went to hospital?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes114079.09.6
No21322784.790.4
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases14634Missing cases983
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


onxdtsNo. of serious accidents since 1.9.2004
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text OM19 : Have you had one accident or more than one?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
One112558.089.2
Two2118.88.4
Three321.11.5
Four +413.1.9
Not applicable-81322884.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases1407Missing cases14210
Question RouteIF (OXDTS = 1) Asked if R has had an accident since 1.9.2004
Index TermsHealth: Accidents, Illness
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ohospHospital in-patient since 1.9.2004
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text OM20 : Since September 1st 2004, have you been in hospital or clinic as an in-patient overnight or longer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1156810.010.0
No21404689.990.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Can't remember-11.0Missing
Valid cases15614Missing cases3
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


ohospdHospital in-patient: days since 1.9.2004
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text OM21 : Since September 1st 2004, in all, how many days have you spent in a hospital or clinic as an in-patient?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
10.1823.641365
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-940.03Missing
inapplicable-81404889.95Missing
refused-210.01Missing
[Value >= 0]156410.01100.0
Total15617100.00
Valid cases1564Missing cases14053
Question RouteIF (OHOSP = 1) Asked if R hospital in-patient since 1.9.2004
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