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phlckhHealth check-up: breast screen
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text PM33I : Which ones? You can just tell me which numbers apply. Breast screening
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01353387.993.9
Yes18815.76.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14414Missing cases978
Question RouteIF (PHLCK = 1) Asked if R is a woman and has had health check-up since 1.9.2005
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


phlckhnHealth check-up: breast screen NHS/priv
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text PM34I : Did you get this on the NHS or was it private? Breast screening
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS18445.595.9
Private235.24.0
Both31.0.1
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81353387.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases880Missing cases14512
Question RouteIF (PHLCK = 1 AND PHLCKH = 1) Asked if R is a woman and has had breast screening since 1.9.2005
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


psmokerSmoker
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text PM35 : Do you smoke cigarettes?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1362123.524.0
No21147174.576.0
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Valid cases15092Missing cases300
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS.
Index TermsHealth: Smoking
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pncigsUsual no. of cigarettes smoked per day
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text PM36 : Approximately how many cigarettes a day do you usually smoke, including those you roll yourself?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
14.688.94080
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
080.52.2
Amount stated1354123.097.8
Not applicable-81147174.5Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Valid cases3621Missing cases11771
Question RouteIF (PSMOKER = 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


phlhtmUnit of height
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Feet and inches11406191.497.7
centimetres22391.61.7
Can't give estimate396.6.7
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-29.1Missing
Don't know-110.1Missing
Valid cases14396Missing cases996
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


phlhtfHeight without shoes: feet
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
22.0.0
42841.82.0
51210678.786.1
6166510.811.8
72.0.0
Missing-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-83512.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases14059Missing cases1333
Question RouteIF (PHLHTM = 1) Asked if R knows height in feet and inches
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


phlhtiHeight without shoes: inches
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
010987.19.2
19836.48.2
214559.512.1
311397.49.5
415019.812.5
59966.58.3
613899.011.6
711627.59.7
1012298.010.2
1110426.88.7
Missing-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-83512.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-28385.4Missing
Don't know-112298.0Missing
Valid cases11994Missing cases3398
Question RouteIF (PHLHTM = 1) Asked if R knows height in feet and inches
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


phlhtcHeight without shoes: cms
Record TypePINDRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
170.0819.261195
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Height given12391.6100.0
Inapplicable-81417692.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases239Missing cases15153
Question RouteIF (PHLHTM = 2) Asked if R knows height in metres and centimetres
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


phlwtmUnit of current weight
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Stones and pounds11287883.790.4
Kilos and grams28285.45.8
Can't give estimate35383.53.8
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-21551.0Missing
Don't know-116.1Missing
Valid cases14244Missing cases1148
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


phlwtsWeight: stones
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
22.0.0
32.0.0
43.0.0
55.0.0
660.4.6
73292.13.2
10204513.320.1
11194112.619.0
12184112.018.1
1314459.414.2
1410296.710.1
156224.06.1
163542.33.5
172281.52.2
18132.91.3
1962.4.6
2039.3.4
2119.1.2
2210.1.1
239.1.1
244.0.0
258.1.1
271.0.0
282.0.0
Inapplicable-8153710.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-2168110.9Missing
Don't know-110056.5Missing
Valid cases10192Missing cases5200
Question RouteIF (PHLWTM = 1) Asked if R knows height in stounds and pounds
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


phlwtpWeight: pounds
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0515033.542.8
12051.31.7
25943.94.9
33612.33.0
45373.54.5
53632.43.0
63352.22.8
7308420.025.6
105893.84.9
111911.21.6
124933.24.1
13135.91.1
Inapplicable-8153710.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-22201.4Missing
Don't know-16214.0Missing
Valid cases12037Missing cases3355
Question RouteIF (PHLWTM = 1) Asked if R knows height in stounds and pounds
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


phlwtkWeight: kilos
Record TypePINDRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
78.8320.167203
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Weight given18285.4100.0
Inapplicable-81358788.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases828Missing cases14564
Question RouteIF (PHLWTM = 2) Asked if R knows height in kilogrammes
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


phlwteAccuracy of weight
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Fairly sure11057268.777.1
Estimate2313420.422.9
Inapplicable-87094.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases13706Missing cases1686
Question RouteIF (PHLWTM = 1 OR 2) Asked if R has given height
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


phlwtlWhen last weighed
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Within last week1523034.038.8
1-4 weeks ago2351722.826.1
1-3 months ago3191612.414.2
3-6 months ago410636.97.9
6mths to a year ago58705.76.5
More than a year67234.75.4
More than 5 years71591.01.2
Inapplicable-87094.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-12271.5Missing
Valid cases13478Missing cases1914
Question RouteIF (PHLWTM = 1 OR 2) Asked if R has given height
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


phlwtrPersonal view of weight for height
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
About right weight1576837.540.4
Underweight28565.66.0
Slightly overweight3571837.140.0
Very overweight4194912.713.6
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-218.1Missing
Don't know-1106.7Missing
Valid cases14291Missing cases1101
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


pcbagefIC: Resp female under 50
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1455529.631.8
No2976263.468.2
Missing-998.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14317Missing cases1075
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


phlpregPregnant?
Record TypePINDRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11521.03.4
No2428727.996.6
Missing-92141.4Missing
Inapplicable-8976263.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases4439Missing cases10953
Question RouteIF (PCBAGEF = 1) Asked if R is female aged under 50
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Physical Characteristics
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


pspinhhWhether living with spouse or partner
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text PM37 : Interviewer check: Is respondent living with spouse/partner?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1914959.463.8
No2519333.736.2
Missing or wild-973.5Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14342Missing cases1050
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
NoteAn important variable which determines route through questionnaire; although this check is made several times during course of interview, it is included only once as a variable on the database.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


paidhhCares for handicapped/other in household
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text PM38 : 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 %
Yes19276.07.6
No21119172.792.3
Other32.0.0
Missing-91961.3Missing
Not applicable-8209913.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases12120Missing cases3272
Question RouteIF (PHHSIZE 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


paidhuaPNO of 1st cared for person
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text PM39P1 : Who is the person/people you look after? 1st Person
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
13722.440.2
23142.033.9
3133.914.4
471.57.7
523.12.5
67.0.8
73.0.3
93.0.3
Missing-91971.3Missing
Not applicable-81329286.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases926Missing cases14466
Question RouteIF (PHHSIZE GT 1 AND PAIDHH = 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


paidhubPNO of 2nd cared for person
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text PM39P2 : Who is the person/people you look after? 2nd Person
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned08675.693.6
17.0.8
217.11.8
315.11.6
412.11.3
57.0.8
61.0.1
Missing-91971.3Missing
Not applicable-81329286.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases926Missing cases14466
Question RouteIF (PHHSIZE GT 1 AND PAIDHH = 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


paidhucPNO of 3rd cared for person
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text PM39P3 : Who is the person/people you look after? 3rd Person
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned09216.099.5
54.0.4
61.0.1
Missing-91971.3Missing
Not applicable-81329286.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases926Missing cases14466
Question RouteIF (PHHSIZE GT 1 AND PAIDHH = 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


paidxhhProvides care for non-resident person
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text PM40 : Do you provide some regular service or help for any sick, disabled or elderly person not living with you?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1161510.511.2
No21280083.288.8
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14415Missing cases977
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pnaidxhhNumber of non-residents cared for
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text PM41 : Is that one person or more than one?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
One person112648.278.3
Two people22731.816.9
Three people338.22.4
Four people411.1.7
Five people55.0.3
Six people64.0.2
Seven + people719.11.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81280083.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases1614Missing cases13778
Question RouteIF (PAIDXHH = 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


paidhu1Caring:relation to 1st non-res dependant
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text PM42M1 : Who is it that you look after or help?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Parent/parent in law19436.158.4
Grandparent(s)2138.98.6
Aunt or Uncle353.33.3
Other relative41821.211.3
Friend or neighbour52511.615.6
Clients of vol orgs.623.11.4
Other specified724.21.5
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81280083.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases1614Missing cases13778
Question RouteIF (PAIDXHH = 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


paidhu2Caring:relation to 2nd non-res dependant
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text PM42M2 : Who is it that you look after or help?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned02.0.6
Parent/in law11861.253.3
Grandparent(s)216.14.6
Aunt or Uncle325.27.2
Other relative420.15.7
Friend or neighbour571.520.3
Clients of vol orgs.622.16.3
Other specified77.02.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81406491.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases349Missing cases15043
Question RouteIF (PAIDXHH = 1) Asked if R provides some care for non- resident
Index TermsCaring
NoteSee note for PAIDHU1.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


paidhrsHours per week spent caring
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text PM44 : In total, how many hours do you spend each week looking after or helping (him/her/them)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-91881.22Missing
inapplicable-81182376.81Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
0-4 hrs per week19075.8937.73
5-9 hrs per week24773.1019.84
10-19 hrs per wk33322.1613.81
20-34 hrs per wk41711.117.11
35-49 hrs per wk5910.593.79
50-99 hrs per wk6370.241.54
100 + hrs per wk72051.338.53
Varies under 208750.493.12
Varies 20 hrs +9940.613.91
Some other times10150.100.62
Total15392100.00
Valid cases2404Missing cases12988
Question RouteIF (PAIDHH = 1 OR PAIDXHH = 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


pivmaHealth section: respondent alone
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text PM45A : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Respondent alone
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0423927.529.4
Respondent alone11017666.170.6
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14415Missing cases977
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


pivmbHealth section: partner present
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text PM45B : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Partner present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01166475.880.9
Partner present1275117.919.1
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14415Missing cases977
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


pivmcHealth section: other adults present
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text PM45C : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Other adult(s) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01335186.792.6
Other adults pres110646.97.4
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14415Missing cases977
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


pivmdHealth section: child/ren present
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text PM45D : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Child(ren) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01340487.193.0
Children present110116.67.0
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14415Missing cases977
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


pivmeHealth section: supervisor present
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text PM45E : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Supervisor present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01433493.199.4
Supervisor present181.5.6
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14415Missing cases977
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ppe0hHour section E began
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (50)
Question Number and Text PM0H : (Interviewer check) Hour section E began
Valid cases15092Missing cases300
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


ppe0mMinute section E began
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (50)
Question Number and Text PMOM : (Interviewer check) Minute section E began
Valid cases15092Missing cases300
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbhasDid paid work last week
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (50)
Question Number and Text PE1 : 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 %
Yes1883457.457.4
No2655842.642.6
Valid cases15392Missing cases0
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


pjboffNo work last week but has job
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (50)
Question Number and Text PE2 : Even though you weren't working did you have a job that you were away from last week?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes14492.96.8
No2607539.592.6
Waiting for job334.2.5
Inapplicable-8883457.4Missing
Valid cases6558Missing cases8834
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 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


pjboffyReason off work last week
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (50)
Question Number and Text PE3 : What was the main reason you were away from work last week?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Maternity leave178.517.4
Other leave/holiday21871.241.6
Sick or injured3134.929.8
Training course45.01.1
Laid off/short time54.0.9
Pers/family reasons77.01.6
Other reasons834.27.6
Inapplicable-81494397.1Missing
Valid cases449Missing cases14943
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 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


pjbterm1Current job: permanent or temporary
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (50)
Question Number and Text PE4 : Leaving aside your own personal intentions and circumstances, is your current job...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-920.01Missing
inapplicable-8575337.38Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Permanent job1810052.6293.53
Not permanent job25603.646.47
Total15392100.00
Valid cases8660Missing cases6732
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 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


pjbterm2Type of non-permanent job
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (50)
Question Number and Text PE4A : In what way is the job not permanent, is it...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Seasonal work132.25.7
Fixed term contract21981.335.4
Agency temping372.512.9
Casual41711.130.5
Other587.615.5
Inapplicable-81385590.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases560Missing cases14832
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBTERM1 = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from and job is not permanent
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteSee note for PJBTERM1
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjbck1Valid occupation check
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (51)
Question Number and Text PE5
Valid SOC data                  1      6464     42.0     71.0  
No valid SOC data               2      2127     13.8     23.3  
Not emp or not int a            3       519      3.4      5.7  
Inapplicable                   -8      5982     38.9   Missing
Proxy and or phone             -7       300      1.9   Missing
Valid cases    9110      Missing cases   6282
Question RouteIF (PIVSTAT2 GT 1 AND PIVLYR = 1 AND PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) If R has ever been interviewed and was interviewed last year and did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from. Includes fed forward data from last year.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbsocpConfirm occupation
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE5P
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1559136.386.6
No28675.613.4
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Inapplicable-8862856.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Valid cases6458Missing cases8934
Question RouteIF (PIVSTAT2 GT 1 AND PIVLYR = 1 AND PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBCK1 = 1) If R has ever been interviewed and was interviewed last year and has valid fed-forward data and did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from. Includes data fed forward from last year.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbsocOccupation (SOC): current main job
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (51)
Question Number and Text PE5 : What was your (main) job last week? Please tell me the exact job title and describe fully the sort of work you do.
Valid cases7934Missing cases7458
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for PJBTERM1. See coding frame in Appendix to Vol. A. Used to construct derived occupational class variables (PJBSEG, PJBGOLD etc.). Coded using CASOC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjbsoc00Occupation (SOC2000): current main job
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (51)
Question Number and Text PE5 : What was your (main) job last week? Please tell me the exact job title and describe fully the sort of work you do.
Valid cases9283Missing cases6109
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee Coding frame in Appendix to Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjbck2Emp prev wave and no valid SOC
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE5R
Not int/empl'd previ 3 519 3.4 14.8 Missing -9 6 .0 Missing Not applicable -8 11700 76.0 Missing Proxy and or phone -7 173 1.1 Missing Valid cases 3513 Missing cases 11879
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No valid SOC data1162710.646.3
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 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: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbsocrSame job last interview
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE5R
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes113638.984.2
No22551.715.8
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-81358688.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-71731.1Missing
Don't know-15.0Missing
Valid cases1618Missing cases13774
Question RouteIF (PIVSTAT2 GT 1 AND PIVLYR = 1 AND PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBCK2 = 1) If R has ever been interviewed and was interviewed last year and has no valid fed-forward occupation description and did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbck3Valid industry
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE6
Valid SIC data                  1      6513     42.3     71.5  
No valid SIC data               2      2078     13.5     22.8  
Not int/empl'd previ            3       519      3.4      5.7  
Inapplicable                   -8      6109     39.7   Missing
Proxy and or phone             -7       173      1.1   Missing
Valid cases    9110      Missing cases   6282
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 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: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbsicpConfirm industry
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE6P
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1585338.090.0
No26494.210.0
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Inapplicable-8870656.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-71731.1Missing
Valid cases6502Missing cases8890
Question RouteIF (PIVSTAT2 GT 1 AND PIVLYR = 1 AND PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBCK3 = 1) If R has ever been interviewed and was interviewed last year and has valid fed-forward data and did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from. Includes data fed forward from last year.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbsic92Industry(SIC92) of employer: current job
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (52)
Question Number and Text PE6 : What does the firm/organisation you work for actually make or do (at the place where you work)?
Valid cases9283Missing cases6109
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
NoteSee note for PJBTERM1. See coding frame in Appendix to Vol. A. Where a 3-digit SIC code is given, this should be read as having a leading zero.
Variable OccurrenceW4 W7 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjbck4Emp prev wave and no valid SIC
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE6R
Not int/empl'd previ 3 519 3.4 16.0 Missing or wild -9 11 .1 Missing Inapplicable -8 11962 77.7 Missing Proxy and or phone -7 173 1.1 Missing Valid cases 3246 Missing cases 12146
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No valid SIC data1157810.348.6
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 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: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbsicrSame industry
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE6R
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes113748.987.2
No22011.312.8
Missing or wild-913.1Missing
Inapplicable-81363088.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-71731.1Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases1575Missing cases13817
Question RouteIF (PIVSTAT2 GT 1 AND PIVLYR = 1 AND PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBCK4 = 1) If R has ever been interviewed and was interviewed last year and has no valid fed-forward industry description and did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbck5Valid employer check
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE6A
No valid employer na 3 1933 12.6 22.3 Not int/empl'd previ 4 458 3.0 5.3 Inapplicable -8 5880 38.2 Missing Proxy and or phone -7 850 5.5 Missing Valid cases 8662 Missing cases 6730
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NI in employment112548.114.5
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 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 TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbemppConfirm employer
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE6AP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1425327.686.2
No26804.413.8
Missing or wild-984.5Missing
Inapplicable-8952561.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-78505.5Missing
Valid cases4933Missing cases10459
Question RouteIF (PIVSTAT2 GT 1 AND PIVLYR = 1 AND PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBCK5 = 1) If R has ever been interviewed and was interviewed last year and has valid fed-forward data and did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from. Includes data fed forward from last year.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbck6Emp prev wave and no valid employer
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE6AR
Not int/empl'd previ 3 513 3.3 10.6 Inapplicable -8 10368 67.4 Missing Proxy and or phone -7 173 1.1 Missing Valid cases 4851 Missing cases 10541
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No valid employer na1307320.063.3
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 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 TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbemprSame employer
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE6AR
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1268817.588.2
No23592.311.8
Missing or wild-946.3Missing
Inapplicable-81212278.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-71731.1Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases3047Missing cases12345
Question RouteIF (PIVSTAT2 GT 1 AND PIVLYR = 1 AND PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBCK6 = 1) If R has ever been interviewed and was interviewed last year and has no valid fed-forward employer name data and 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
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbck7Check emp status prev wave
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE7
Valid emp status                1      8092     52.6     88.8  
No valid emp status             2       499      3.2      5.5  
Not int/empl'd previ            3       519      3.4      5.7  
Inapplicable                   -8      6109     39.7   Missing
Proxy and or phone             -7       173      1.1   Missing
Valid cases    9110      Missing cases   6282
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 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 TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbsemppSame employee status
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE7P
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9340.22Missing
inapplicable-8710646.17Missing
proxy and/or phone-71731.12Missing
Yes, Employee1698045.3586.4
Yes, Self-employed29256.0111.45
No31741.132.15
Total15392100.00
Valid cases8079Missing cases7313
Question RouteIF (PIVSTAT2 GT 1 AND PIVLYR = 1 AND PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBCK7 = 1) If R has ever been interviewed and was interviewed last year and has valid fed-forward employment status and did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from. Includes data fed forward from last year.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbsemprConfirm changed employee status
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE7R
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, Employee167.438.3
Yes, Self-employed298.656.0
No310.15.7
Missing or wild-932.2Missing
Inapplicable-81501297.5Missing
Proxy and or phone-71731.1Missing
Valid cases175Missing cases15217
Question RouteIF (PIVSTAT2 GT 1 AND PIVLYR = 1 AND PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBCK7 = 1 AND PJBSEMP = 3) If R has ever been interviewed and was interviewed last year and has valid fed-forward employment status but status has changed and did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from. Includes data fed forward from last year.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbsempEmployee or self-employed: current job
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (54)
Question Number and Text PE7 : Are you an employee or self-employed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employee1812252.887.5
Self-employed211617.512.5
Inapplicable-8610939.7Missing
Valid cases9283Missing cases6109
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1)) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from. Includes data from PJBSEMPP and PJBSEMPR.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjbck8Check: occup and employer
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE7A
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Same occ and employe1567236.971.0
Different occ or emp2183411.923.0
Not int/empl'd previ34813.16.0
Inapplicable-8723247.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-71731.1Missing
Valid cases7987Missing cases7405
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJMSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from and is employed.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbpromHad promotion
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE7A
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes14993.28.8
No2517233.691.2
Inapplicable-8954762.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-71731.1Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases5671Missing cases9721
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 1 AND (PJBSOCP = 1 OR PJBCK2 = 1) AND PJBEMPR = 1)) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from and is employed and is still in same job and with same employer as last year.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbchgdPromotion date: day
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE7BD
Valid cases318Missing cases15074
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment: Length of Job Tenure
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbchgmPromotion date: month
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE7BM
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January139.37.9
February228.25.7
March327.25.5
April457.411.5
May531.26.3
June638.27.7
July755.411.1
August846.39.3
September989.618.0
October1042.38.5
November1121.14.3
December1221.14.3
Inapplicable-81472095.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-71731.1Missing
Don't know-15.0Missing
Valid cases494Missing cases14898
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 1 AND (PJBSOCP = 1 OR PJBCK2 = 1 AND PJPROM = 1) AND PJBEMPR = 1)) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from and is employed and is still in same job and with same employer as last year and has changed grade since last interview.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment: Length of Job Tenure
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbchgy4Promotion date: year
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE7BY
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
200554.410.8
20064442.989.0
20071.0.2
Inapplicable-81472095.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-71731.1Missing
Valid cases499Missing cases14893
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 1 AND (PJBSOCP = 1 OR PJBCK2 = 1 AND PJPROM = 1) AND PJBEMPR = 1)) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from and is employed and is still in same job and with same employer as last year and has changed grade since last interview.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment: Length of Job Tenure
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbchglyPromotion before ref date
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE7BDK
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before reference dat12.0.4
After reference date24973.299.6
Inapplicable-81472095.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-71731.1Missing
Valid cases499Missing cases14893
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 1 AND (PJBSOCP = 1 OR PJBCK2 = 1) AND PJBEMPR = 1)) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from and is employed and is still in same job and with same employer as last year.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment: Length of Job Tenure
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbcsplSame employer since int date
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE7C
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1550735.897.1
No21651.12.9
Inapplicable-8954762.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-71731.1Missing
Valid cases5672Missing cases9720
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 1 AND (PJBSOCP = 1 OR PJBCK2 = 1 AND PJPROM = 1) AND PJBEMPR = 1)) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from and is employed and is still in same job and with same employer as last year and has changed grade since last interview.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment: Length of Job Tenure
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbck9Check: valid prev managerial duties
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE8
Valid managerial dut            1      5630     36.6     70.5  
No valid managerial             2      1876     12.2     23.5  
Not int/empl'd previ            3       481      3.1      6.0  
Inapplicable                   -8      7232     47.0   Missing
Proxy and or phone             -7       173      1.1   Missing
Valid cases    7987      Missing cases   7405
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from and is employed.
Index TermsEmployment: Sector and Duties
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbmngpSame managerial duties
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE8P
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1364923.764.8
No2198012.935.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8958962.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-71731.1Missing
Valid cases5629Missing cases9763
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 1 AND ((PJBSOCP = 1 OR PJBSOCR = 1) AND (PJBEMPP = 1 OR PJBEMPR = 1)))) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from and is employed, and is in same job as at last interview and working for same employer. Includes data fed forward from last year.
Index TermsEmployment: Sector and Duties
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbmngrManagerial duties: current job
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (56)
Question Number and Text PE8 : Do you have any managerial duties or do you supervise any other employees?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Manager1209813.625.8
Foreman/supervisor29626.311.8
Not mnger/supervisor3506232.962.3
Inapplicable-8727047.2Missing
Valid cases8122Missing cases7270
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 1 AND ((PJBSOCP NE 1 OR PJBSOCR NE 1) AND (PJBEMPP NE 1 OR PJBEMPR NE 1) OR PJBMNGP = 2 OR -1))) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from and is employed, and is not same job as at last interview or not working for same employer or has now managerial or supervisory duties.
Index TermsEmployment: Sector and Duties
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjbck10Check: valid prev sector
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE9
Valid sector                    1      5577     36.2     69.8  
No valid sector                 2      1929     12.5     24.2  
Not int/empl'd previ            3       481      3.1      6.0  
Inapplicable                   -8      7232     47.0   Missing
Proxy and or phone             -7       173      1.1   Missing
Valid cases    7987      Missing cases   7405
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from and is employed.
Index TermsEmployment: Sector and Duties
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbsectpSame sector
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (
Question Number and Text PE9P
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1552035.999.2
No242.3.8
Missing or wild-914.1Missing
Inapplicable-8964262.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-71731.1Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases5562Missing cases9830
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 1 AND (PJBSOCP OR PJBSOCR = 1) AND (PJBEMPP = 1 OR PJBEMPR = 1)) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from and is employed, and is still working for same employer in same occupation as at last interview. Includes data fed forward from last year.
Index TermsEmployment: Sector and Duties
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbsectEmploying organisation: current job
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (56)
Question Number and Text PE9 : Which of the types of organisations on this card (E1) do you work for (in your main job)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-910.01Missing
inapplicable-8727047.23Missing
Private firm/company1569236.9870.09
Civil Srv/Cntrl Govt23061.993.77
Local Govt/town hall311347.3713.96
NHS or higher educ46214.037.65
Natnalised industry5200.130.25
Non-profit orgs.62651.723.26
Armed forces7390.250.48
Other8440.290.54
Total15392100.00
Valid cases8121Missing cases7271
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee. Includes data from PJBSECTP.
Index TermsEmployment: Sector and Duties
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjbck11Check: valid prev size
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (22)
Question Number and Text PE10
Valid workplace size            1      5425     35.2     67.9  
No valid workplace s            2      2081     13.5     26.1  
Not int/empl'd previ            3       481      3.1      6.0  
Inapplicable                   -8      7232     47.0   Missing
Proxy and or phone             -7       173      1.1   Missing
Valid cases    7987      Missing cases   7405
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Workplace and Size of Firm
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjbsizepSame size
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (23)
Question Number and Text PE10P
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1500332.592.3
No24182.77.7
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8979463.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-71731.1Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases5421Missing cases9971
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 1 AND (PJBSOCP OR PJBSOCR = 1) AND (PJBEMPP = 1 OR PJBEMPR = 1)) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from and is employed, and is still working for same employer in same occupation as at last interview. Includes data fed forward from last year.
Index TermsEmployment: Workplace and Size of Firm
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18