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piv6bProblems affecting interview: hearing
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (137)
Question Number and Text PI6B : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? Hearing problems. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13932.62.7
No21400691.097.3
Missing or wild-916.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14399Missing cases993
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


piv6cProblems affecting interview: reading
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (137)
Question Number and Text PI6C : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? Reading difficulties. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1132.9.9
No21426792.799.1
Missing or wild-916.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14399Missing cases993
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


piv6dProblems affecting interview: english
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (137)
Question Number and Text PI6D : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? English was 2nd language. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes183.5.6
No21431693.099.4
Missing or wild-916.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14399Missing cases993
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


piv6eProblems affecting interview: language
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (137)
Question Number and Text PI6E : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? Other language problems. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes133.2.2
No21436693.399.8
Missing or wild-916.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14399Missing cases993
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


piv6fProblems affecting interview: interprete
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (137)
Question Number and Text PI7 : Was an interpreter used? (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes132.2.2
No21436793.399.8
Missing or wild-916.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14399Missing cases993
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


piv7PNO of interpreter
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (137)
Question Number and Text PI8 : Write in person number of interpreter from household grid or 00 if not in household
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No interpreter HH02.06.3
117.153.1
23.09.4
36.018.8
41.03.1
83.09.4
Missing or wild-916.1Missing
Inapplicable-81436793.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases32Missing cases15360
Question RouteIF (PIV6F = 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


piv9Any ambiguities/conficts
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes16214.04.1
No21445593.995.9
Missing-916.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Valid cases15076Missing cases316
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


piv10noReaction to DI Qs: No ff info
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01074969.874.8
No fed forward info1361723.525.2
Missing-949.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14366Missing cases1026
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


piv10aReaction to DI Qs: Easier
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01087670.775.7
Yes1349022.724.3
Missing-949.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14366Missing cases1026
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


piv10bReaction to DI Qs: More difficult
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01430592.999.6
Yes161.4.4
Missing-949.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14366Missing cases1026
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


piv10cReaction to DI Qs: Surprised we knew it
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01414191.998.4
Yes12251.51.6
Missing-949.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14366Missing cases1026
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


piv10dReaction to DI Qs: Confused
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01428692.899.4
Yes180.5.6
Missing-949.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14366Missing cases1026
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


piv10eReaction to DI Qs: Concern confident'ty
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01432893.199.7
Yes138.2.3
Missing-949.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14366Missing cases1026
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


piv10fReaction to DI Qs: Expected us to know
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01375589.495.7
Yes16114.04.3
Missing-949.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14366Missing cases1026
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


piv10gReaction to DI Qs: Good idea
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01288283.789.7
Yes114849.610.3
Missing-949.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14366Missing cases1026
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


piv10hReaction to DI Qs: Bad idea
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01434793.299.9
Yes119.1.1
Missing-949.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14366Missing cases1026
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


piv10iReaction to DI Qs: Reluctant clarifying
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01429292.999.5
Yes174.5.5
Missing-949.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14366Missing cases1026
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


piv10jReaction to DI Qs: Uncooperative
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01434593.299.9
Yes121.1.1
Missing-949.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14366Missing cases1026
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


piv10kReaction to DI Qs: Other
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01422392.499.0
Yes1143.91.0
Missing-949.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14366Missing cases1026
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


piv10lReaction to DI Qs: No difference
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0837754.458.3
Yes1598938.941.7
Missing-949.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14366Missing cases1026
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pghqaGHQ: concentration
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (2)
Question Number and Text PS1A : Have you recently....been able to concentrate on whatever you're doing?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-95883.82Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Better thn usual19666.286.99
Same as usual21036767.3574.98
Less than usual3218714.2115.82
Much less thn usual43071.992.22
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13827Missing cases1565
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


pghqbGHQ: loss of sleep
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (2)
Question Number and Text PS1B : Have you recently....lost much sleep over worry?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-95883.82Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Not at all1439828.5731.81
No more than usual2676243.9348.9
Rather more thn usul3224314.5716.22
Much more than usual44242.753.07
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13827Missing cases1565
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for PGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pghqcGHQ: playing a useful role
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (2)
Question Number and Text PS1C : Have you recently....felt that you were playing a useful part in things?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-95903.83Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
More than usual1184511.9913.35
Same as usual21022066.4073.92
Less so314519.4310.5
Much less43092.012.24
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13825Missing cases1567
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for PGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pghqdGHQ: capable of making decisions
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (2)
Question Number and Text PS1D : Have you recently....felt capable of making decisions about things?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-95893.83Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
More so than usual1176111.4412.74
Same as usual21064569.1676.99
Less so than usual312388.048.95
Much less capable41821.181.32
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13826Missing cases1566
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for PGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pghqeGHQ: constantly under strain
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text PS1E : Have you recently....felt constantly under strain?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-95763.74Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Not at all1287918.7020.8
No more than usual2725747.1552.44
Rather more3316020.5322.83
Much more45433.533.92
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13839Missing cases1553
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for PGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pghqfGHQ: problem overcoming difficulties
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text PS1F : Have you recently....felt you couldn't overcome your difficulties?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-95823.78Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Not at all1449629.2132.5
No more than usual2732547.5952.95
Rather more3168010.9112.14
Much more43322.162.4
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13833Missing cases1559
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for PGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pghqgGHQ: enjoy day-to-day activities
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text PS1G : Have you recently....been able to enjoy your normal day-to- day activities?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-95753.74Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
More so than usual112828.339.26
Same as usual2998564.8772.15
Less so than usual3216114.0415.61
Much less than usual44122.682.98
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13840Missing cases1552
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for PGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pghqhGHQ: ability to face problems
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text PS1H : Have you recently....been able to face up to problems?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-95803.77Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
More so than usual113348.679.64
Same as usual21091070.8878.86
Less so than usual313478.759.74
Much less than usual42441.591.76
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13835Missing cases1557
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for PGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pghqiGHQ: unhappy or depressed
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text PS1I : Have you recently....been feeling unhappy or depressed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-95743.73Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Not at all1485831.5635.1
No more than usual2606839.4243.84
Rather more3237115.4017.13
Much more45443.533.93
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13841Missing cases1551
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for PGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pghqjGHQ: losing confidence
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (4)
Question Number and Text PS1J : Have you recently....been losing confidence in yourself?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not at all1643941.846.5
No more than usual2534034.738.6
Rather more3169511.012.2
Much more43652.42.6
Missing or wild-95763.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases13839Missing cases1553
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for PGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pghqkGHQ: believe in self-worth
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (4)
Question Number and Text PS1K : Have you recently....been thinking of yourself as a worthless person?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not at all1902158.665.2
No more than usual2368924.026.7
Rather more38605.66.2
Much more42681.71.9
Missing or wild-95773.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases13838Missing cases1554
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for PGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pghqlGHQ: general happiness
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (4)
Question Number and Text PS1L : Have you recently....been feeling reasonably happy, all things considered?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
More so than usual1202113.114.6
Same as usual2996564.772.0
Less so than usual315279.911.0
Much less than usual43222.12.3
Missing or wild-95803.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases13835Missing cases1557
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for PGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


popfamoCo-habiting is alright
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (4)
Question Number and Text PS2A : Do you personally agree or disagree with the following statments: It is alright for people to live together even if they have no interest in considering marriage.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1387825.228.0
Agree2589138.342.6
Neithr agree, disagr3273317.819.7
Disagree49966.57.2
Strongly disagree53412.22.5
Missing or wild-95763.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases13839Missing cases1553
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


popfamlDivorce better than unhappy marriage
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (5)
Question Number and Text PS2B : Do you personally agree or disagree with the following statments: It is better to divorce than to continue an unhappy marriage.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1417727.130.2
Agree2721046.852.1
Neithr agree, disagr3196012.714.2
Disagree43772.42.7
Strongly disagree5104.7.8
Missing or wild-95873.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases13828Missing cases1564
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsFamily Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


popfampParents ought stay together for children
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (5)
Question Number and Text PS2C : Do you personally agree or disagree with the following statments: When there are children in the family, parents should stay together even if they don't get along.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-95873.81Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Strongly agree13292.142.38
Agree2172211.1912.45
Neithr agree, disagree3375524.4027.16
Disagree4605739.3543.8
Strongly disagree5196512.7714.21
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13828Missing cases1564
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


popfamqMarital status is irrelevant to children
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (5)
Question Number and Text PS2D : Do you personally agree or disagree with the following statments: It makes no difference to children whether their parents are married to each other or just living together.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-95943.86Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Strongly agree1154310.0211.16
Agree2467830.3933.85
Neithr agree, disagree3369724.0226.75
Disagree4321620.8923.27
Strongly disagree56874.464.97
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13821Missing cases1571
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


popfamkAdult children should care for parents
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (5)
Question Number and Text PS2E : Do you personally agree or disagree with the following statments: Adult children have an obligation to look after their elderly parents.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree112508.19.0
Agree2478731.134.6
Neithr agree, disagr3414226.929.9
Disagree4307920.022.3
Strongly disagree55733.74.1
Missing or wild-95843.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases13831Missing cases1561
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


popfamrHomosexual relationships are wrong
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text PS2F : Do you personally agree or disagree with the following statments: Homosexual relationships are always wrong.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96023.91Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Strongly agree114279.2710.33
Agree213728.919.93
Neithr agree, disagree3485031.5135.11
Disagree4370824.0926.84
Strongly disagree5245615.9617.78
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13813Missing cases1579
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsFamily Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


plfsat1Satisfaction with: health
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text PS3A : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your health
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-95953.87Missing
proxy and/or phone-73001.95Missing
Not satisfied at all15353.483.69
26904.484.76
314259.269.83
Not satis/dissat4220214.3115.19
5362023.5224.97
6401926.1127.72
Completely satisfied7200613.0313.84
Total15392100.00
Valid cases14497Missing cases895
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


plfsat2Satisfaction with: income of hhold
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text PS3B : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........The income of your household
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96204.03Missing
proxy and/or phone-73001.95Missing
Doesn't apply0370.240.26
Not satisfied at all16093.964.21
28185.315.65
3171911.1711.88
Not satis/dissat4289518.8120.0
5396325.7527.38
6293919.0920.31
Completely satisfied714929.6910.31
Total15392100.00
Valid cases14472Missing cases920
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


plfsat3Satisfaction with: house/flat
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text PS3C : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your house/flat
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96324.11Missing
proxy and/or phone-73001.95Missing
Doesn't apply010.010.01
Not satisfied at all12401.561.66
23462.252.39
38435.485.83
Not satis/dissat4177311.5212.26
5334221.7123.11
6446729.0230.89
Completely satisfied7344822.4023.85
Total15392100.00
Valid cases14460Missing cases932
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


plfsat4Satisfaction with: spouse/partner
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text PS3D : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your husband/wife/partner
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97785.05Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Doesn't apply0387925.2028.44
Not satisfied at all1650.420.48
2830.540.61
32241.461.64
Not satis/dissat44973.233.64
510957.118.03
6239015.5317.53
Completely satisfied7540435.1139.63
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13637Missing cases1755
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


plfsat5Satisfaction with: job
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text PS3E : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your job (if in employment)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-99766.34Missing
proxy and/or phone-73001.95Missing
Doesn't apply0512133.2736.28
Not satisfied at all11581.031.12
23492.272.47
36654.324.71
Not satis/dissat413838.999.8
5272817.7219.33
6255716.6118.11
Completely satisfied711557.508.18
Total15392100.00
Valid cases14116Missing cases1276
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


plfsat6Satisfaction with: social life
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text PS3F : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your social life
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96634.31Missing
proxy and/or phone-73001.95Missing
Doesn't apply010.010.01
Not satisfied at all13612.352.5
25563.613.85
313158.549.11
Not satis/dissat4274317.8219.01
5400326.0127.74
6332321.5923.03
Completely satisfied7212713.8214.74
Total15392100.00
Valid cases14429Missing cases963
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


plfsat7Satisfaction with: amount of leisure time
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text PS3G : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........The amount of leisure time you have
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96404.16Missing
proxy and/or phone-73001.95Missing
Doesn't apply010.010.01
Not satisfied at all13892.532.69
27975.185.51
3172111.1811.91
Not satis/dissat4276717.9819.15
5350222.7524.23
6265717.2618.38
Completely satisfied7261817.0118.12
Total15392100.00
Valid cases14452Missing cases940
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Leisure Activity
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


plfsat8Satisfaction with: use of leisure time
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text PS3H : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........The way you spend your leisure time
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96494.22Missing
proxy and/or phone-73001.95Missing
Doesn't apply030.020.02
Not satisfied at all13982.592.76
26794.414.7
315279.9210.57
Not satis/dissat4274117.8118.98
5383724.9326.57
6304719.8021.1
Completely satisfied7221114.3615.31
Total15392100.00
Valid cases14443Missing cases949
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Leisure Activity
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


plfsatoSatisfaction with: life overall
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (8)
Question Number and Text PS4A : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........your life overall
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96574.27Missing
proxy and/or phone-73001.95Missing
Not satisfied at all11591.031.1
23021.962.09
39356.076.48
Not satis/dissat4197112.8113.65
5435228.2730.15
6482031.3133.39
Completely satisfied7189612.3213.13
Total15392100.00
Valid cases14435Missing cases957
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


plfsatlSatisfaction compared with last year
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (8)
Question Number and Text PS4B : Would you say that you are more satisfied with life, less satisfied or feel about the same as you did a year ago?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97344.77Missing
proxy and/or phone-73001.95Missing
More satisfied1399925.9827.85
Less satisfied2227814.8015.87
About the same3808152.5056.28
Total15392100.00
Valid cases14358Missing cases1034
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


psatinvSatisfaction of interview
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Never interviewed be02521.61.8
Not happy at all152.3.4
265.4.5
32301.51.7
411867.78.7
5189812.313.9
6319820.823.4
Completely happy7679144.149.7
Missing-97374.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Don't know-16.0Missing
Valid cases13672Missing cases1720
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW16


pqlfaAge inhibits activities
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Often17885.15.7
Sometimes2356023.125.8
Not often3426827.730.9
Never4518133.737.6
Missing or wild-96184.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases13797Missing cases1595
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlfbNot in control of life
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96604.29Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Often16794.414.94
Sometimes2384624.9927.96
Not often3554936.0540.34
Never4368123.9226.76
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13755Missing cases1637
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlfcCan plan the future
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97034.57Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Often1517333.6137.73
Sometimes2544835.4039.73
Not often3212913.8315.53
Never49626.257.02
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13712Missing cases1680
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlfdFeels left out of things
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96624.30Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Often15603.644.07
Sometimes2348722.6525.35
Not often3556136.1340.43
Never4414526.9330.14
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13753Missing cases1639
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlfeHas control of life
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96514.23Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Often1617240.1044.84
Sometimes2536734.8738.99
Not often3162510.5611.81
Never46003.904.36
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13764Missing cases1628
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlffFamily responsibilties are inhibiting
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96634.31Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Often18425.476.12
Sometimes2424627.5930.88
Not often3444228.8632.3
Never4422227.4330.7
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13752Missing cases1640
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsFamily Life
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlfgHas autonomy
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96684.34Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Often1505632.8536.78
Sometimes2586338.0942.65
Not often3205313.3414.93
Never47755.045.64
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13747Missing cases1645
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlfhHealth inhibits activities
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96224.04Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Often113488.769.77
Sometimes2279918.1820.29
Not often3330821.4923.98
Never4633841.1845.95
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13793Missing cases1599
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlfiFinances inhibits activities
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96284.08Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Often1239815.5817.39
Sometimes2536334.8438.9
Not often3375724.4127.25
Never4226914.7416.46
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13787Missing cases1605
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsFinancial Management: Material Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlfjLooks forward to each day
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96324.11Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Often1750248.7454.43
Sometimes2527134.2538.24
Not often38555.556.2
Never41551.011.12
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13783Missing cases1609
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlfkLife has meaning
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96694.35Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Often1765349.7255.67
Sometimes2485431.5435.31
Not often39856.407.17
Never42541.651.85
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13746Missing cases1646
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlflEnjoys activities participates in
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Often1893758.164.9
Sometimes2436628.431.7
Not often33812.52.8
Never479.5.6
Missing or wild-96524.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases13763Missing cases1629
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlfmEnjoys being in the company of others
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Often1973663.370.6
Sometimes2366323.826.6
Not often33162.12.3
Never476.5.6
Missing or wild-96244.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases13791Missing cases1601
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlfnLooks back on life with happiness
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Often1777050.556.4
Sometimes2496132.236.0
Not often38695.66.3
Never41831.21.3
Missing or wild-96324.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases13783Missing cases1609
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlfoFeels full of energy currently
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96544.25Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Often1290318.8621.1
Sometimes2717546.6252.14
Not often3299519.4621.76
Never46884.475.0
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13761Missing cases1631
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlfpChooses to do new things
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96734.37Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Often1208813.5715.19
Sometimes2681644.2849.6
Not often3393725.5828.65
Never49015.856.56
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13742Missing cases1650
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlfqSatisfied with way life has turned out
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96414.16Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Often1618940.2144.93
Sometimes2605739.3543.97
Not often312167.908.83
Never43122.032.27
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13774Missing cases1618
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlfrLife is full of opportunities
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-96564.26Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Often1505632.8536.75
Sometimes2627540.7745.61
Not often3203613.2314.8
Never43922.552.85
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13759Missing cases1633
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pqlfsFuture looks good
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-99896.43Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Often1515733.5038.41
Sometimes2633841.1847.21
Not often3156910.1911.69
Never43622.352.7
Total15392100.00
Valid cases13426Missing cases1966
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW11 W16


pnetsx1Sex of 1st closest friend
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (11)
Question Number and Text PS7A : Here are a few questions about your friends. Please choose the three people you consider to be your closest friends. They should not include people who live with you but they can include relatives. Is this (1st closest) friend male or female?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male1570337.142.2
Female2782450.857.8
Missing-98885.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases13527Missing cases1865
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


pnetsx2Sex of 2nd closest friend
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (11)
Question Number and Text PS7A : Is this (2nd closest) friend male or female?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male1527734.341.3
Female2749648.758.7
Missing-9164010.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases12773Missing cases2619
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


pnetsx3Sex of 3rd closest friend
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (11)
Question Number and Text PS7A : Is this (3rd closest) friend male or female?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male1487331.741.5
Female2687644.758.5
Missing-9266317.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases11749Missing cases3643
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


pnet1wrWhether 1st closest friend is relation
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (11)
Question Number and Text PS7B : Is this person a relative?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1417027.131.1
No2925760.168.9
Missing-99856.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases13427Missing cases1965
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


pnet2wrWhether 2nd closest friend is relation
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (11)
Question Number and Text PS7B : Is this person a relative?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1317820.625.5
No2928760.374.5
Missing-9194612.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases12465Missing cases2927
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18