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phidhousehold identification number
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (1)
Question Number and Text Office Code
Valid cases1360Missing cases0
Index TermsChildren
Key Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ppnoperson number
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (1)
Question Number and Text Office Code
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
13.2.2
224417.917.9
355640.940.9
437627.627.6
513810.110.1
6302.22.2
77.5.5
84.3.3
91.1.1
101.1.1
Valid cases1360Missing cases0
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) If R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Key Linking Variable
NoteIn a few unusual circumstances a child under 16 years may be PNO 01 within a household. This will occur where the child is the only PSM (permanent sample member) resident in the household as fieldwork practice is to always list a PSM first on the Enumeration and Household Grids. Normally this will be an adult member aged 16 or over but if a PSM child is fostered or moves in with a parent or relative who is not a PSM, the child will be listed first on the Grids.
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypdobmdate of birth: month
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (2)
Question Number and Text Before we begin, please write in your exact date of birth. Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January11158.58.5
February21047.67.6
March31329.79.7
April41218.98.9
May51198.88.8
June61047.67.6
July71198.88.8
August81118.28.2
September91098.08.0
October101158.58.5
November111087.97.9
December121037.67.6
Valid cases1360Missing cases0
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypdoby4date of birth: year
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (2)
Question Number and Text Before we begin, please write in your exact date of birth. Year
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1990272.02.0
199129221.521.5
199227420.120.1
199327720.420.4
199425819.019.0
199523217.117.1
Valid cases1360Missing cases0
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypsexgender of youth
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (2)
Question Number and Text And tick whether you are male or female.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male170151.551.5
Female265948.548.5
Valid cases1360Missing cases0
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pytvhrshours spent watching tv on a school day?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (2)
Question Number and Text PY1 : How many hours do you spend watching TV on a normal school day?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None/Less than an ho124017.618.1
1-3 hours284862.463.9
4-6 hours321215.616.0
7 hours or more4282.12.1
Missing-9322.4Missing
Valid cases1328Missing cases32
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pytvstpparents stop you watching a programme ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (2)
Question Number and Text PY2 : Do your parents ever stop you watching a particular programme, because they don't think it is suitable?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes174855.056.4
No257041.943.0
Don't own a TV39.7.7
Missing-9332.4Missing
Valid cases1327Missing cases33
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypchortime spent doing/helping with housework
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (3)
Question Number and Text PY3 : About how many hours do you spend doing or helping with housework in an average week, such as time spent tidying your bedroom, cooking, cleaning or doing laundry?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Don't do/less 1 hr149536.436.5
1-3 hours271452.552.7
4-6 hours31229.09.0
7 or more hours4241.81.8
Missing-94.3Missing
Don't know-11.1Missing
Valid cases1355Missing cases5
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypcompdo you ever use a computer at home ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (3)
Question Number and Text PY4 : Do you ever use a computer at home? This includes computers for playing games but not games consoles like Playstation or Nintendo.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1123991.191.2
No2805.95.9
Don't have computer3402.92.9
Missing-91.1Missing
Valid cases1359Missing cases1
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Computers and Computing
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pyppchwhow often use pc for home/course work
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (3)
Question Number and Text PY5 : How often do you use the computer at home for doing schoolwork or course work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Every day123617.419.1
At least once/week256941.846.0
At least once/month321716.017.5
Less than once/month41158.59.3
Never51017.48.2
Missing-92.1Missing
Not applicable-81208.8Missing
Valid cases1238Missing cases122
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Computers and Computing
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pyppcghow often play games on the computer
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (3)
Question Number and Text PY6 : How often do you use the computer at home for playing games?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Every day129021.323.5
At least once/week249736.540.3
At least once/month316011.813.0
Less than once/month415011.012.2
Never513710.111.1
Missing-96.4Missing
Not applicable-81208.8Missing
Valid cases1234Missing cases126
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Computers and Computing
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pyppcnthow often use pc for net/send e-mail
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (4)
Question Number and Text PY7 : How often do you use the computer at home for connecting to the internet or sending email?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Every day155540.845.0
At least once/week241330.433.5
At least once/month3735.45.9
Less than once/month4533.94.3
Never513810.111.2
Missing-98.6Missing
Not applicable-81208.8Missing
Valid cases1232Missing cases128
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Computers and Computing
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypmobuhave own mobile phone?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (4)
Question Number and Text PY8 : Do you have your own personal mobile phone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1121489.389.7
No213910.210.3
Missing-95.4Missing
Don't know-12.1Missing
Valid cases1353Missing cases7
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pyppalstimes had friends round to your house ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (4)
Question Number and Text PY9 : Thinking back over the last 7 days, how many times have you had friends round to your house?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None151537.938.0
1-3256941.842.0
4-6315611.511.5
7 or more41168.58.6
Missing-94.3Missing
Valid cases1356Missing cases4
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Social Support Networks
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pyppalohow often out with friends
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (4)
Question Number and Text PY10 : Thinking back over the last 7 days, how many times have you gone out with friends?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None124618.118.1
1-2243632.132.1
3-5332223.723.7
6 or more times435326.026.0
Missing-93.2Missing
Valid cases1357Missing cases3
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Social Support Networks
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pyplatepast month: times out after 9.00 pm ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (4)
Question Number and Text PY11 : In the past month, how many times have you stayed out after 9.00pm at night without your parents knowing where you were?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Never197071.371.5
1 - 2222416.516.5
3 - 93886.56.5
10 or more4745.45.5
Missing-94.3Missing
Valid cases1356Missing cases4
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypbeauhave steady boy/girl friend ?
Record TypePYOUTH


pypfclubfrequency of attending youthclubs etc.
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (5)
Question Number and Text PY13 : How often do you go to youthclubs, scouts, girl guides or other organised activities?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days113610.010.1
More than once a wk.234725.525.7
Less than once a wk.31319.69.7
Hardly ever473754.254.6
Missing-98.6Missing
Don't know-11.1Missing
Valid cases1351Missing cases9
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Social and Interest Group Activity
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W16 W18


pypfdiscfrequency of attending discos
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (5)
Question Number and Text PY14 : How often do you go to discos or nightclubs?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days1131.01.0
More than once a wk.2302.22.2
Less than once a wk.322516.516.7
Hardly ever4108379.680.2
Missing-97.5Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Don't know-11.1Missing
Valid cases1351Missing cases9
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Leisure Activity
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W16 W18


pypfsporfrequency of playing sports
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (5)
Question Number and Text PY15 : How often do you do sports? Please include things like football, aerobics, dance classes and swimming.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days160744.644.7
More than once a wk.250937.437.5
Less than once a wk.315511.411.4
Hardly ever4866.36.3
Missing-93.2Missing
Valid cases1357Missing cases3
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Leisure Activity
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W16 W18


pypargmhow often quarrel with your mother ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (6)
Question Number and Text PY16 : Most children have occasional quarrels with their parents. How often do you quarrel with your mother?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days118613.713.7
More than once a wk.229021.321.4
Less than once a wk.332323.823.8
Hardly ever454840.340.4
Don't have a mother510.7.7
Missing-92.1Missing
Don't know-11.1Missing
Valid cases1357Missing cases3
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypargfhow often quarrel with your father ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (6)
Question Number and Text PY17 : Most children have occasional quarrels with their parents. How often do you quarrel with your father?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days11017.47.5
More than once a wk.219314.214.3
Less than once a wk.326119.219.3
Hardly ever470351.752.1
Don't have a father5926.86.8
Missing-99.7Missing
Don't know-11.1Missing
Valid cases1350Missing cases10
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pyptlkmtalk to mum: things that matter to you ?
Record TypePYOUTH
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days140029.429.5
More than once a wk.228220.720.8
Less than once a wk.326419.419.4
Hardly ever440229.629.6
Don't have a mother510.7.7
Missing-92.1Missing
Valid cases1358Missing cases2
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pyptlkftalk to dad: things that matter to you ?
Record TypePYOUTH
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days116312.012.1
More than once a wk.219114.014.1
Less than once a wk.328220.720.9
Hardly ever462846.246.4
Don't have a father5886.56.5
Missing-97.5Missing
Don't know-11.1Missing
Valid cases1352Missing cases8
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypnpalhow many close friends do you have ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (7)
Question Number and Text PY20 : How many close friends do you have -- friends you could talk to if you were in some kind of trouble?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
7.416.85095
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0151.11.1
Amount stated1132997.798.9
Missing or wild-911.8Missing
Refused-22.1Missing
Don't know-13.2Missing
Valid cases1344Missing cases16
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Social Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypfghthow often past month:fight with someone?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (7)
Question Number and Text PY21 : How often in the past month have you had a fight with someone that involved physical violence, such as hitting, punching, or kicking?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None197171.471.5
1223817.517.5
2 - 531168.58.5
6 - 94131.01.0
10 or more5201.51.5
Missing-92.1Missing
Valid cases1358Missing cases2
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypeatnpast week times evening meal with family
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (7)
Question Number and Text PY22 : In the past 7 days how many times have you eaten an evening meal together with your family?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None114510.710.7
1 - 2231423.123.2
3 - 5332624.024.1
6 - 7457041.942.1
Missing-94.3Missing
Don't know-11.1Missing
Valid cases1355Missing cases5
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypsadhow many days have you felt unhappy ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (7)
Question Number and Text PY23 : In the past month, how many days have you felt unhappy or depressed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None146434.134.2
1-3 days265047.847.9
4-10 days316812.412.4
11 days or more4755.55.5
Missing-93.2Missing
Valid cases1357Missing cases3
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W16 W18


pypboredfrequency of feeling bored
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (7)
Question Number and Text PY24 : How often do you feel bored?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very often119314.214.2
Quite often231423.123.1
Occasionally360244.344.4
Hardly ever424818.218.3
Missing-92.1Missing
Don't know-11.1Missing
Valid cases1357Missing cases3
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W16 W18


pyphstathealth compared to people own age
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (8)
Question Number and Text PY25 : Compared to people of your own age, would you say that your health has been...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Excellent132624.024.9
Good266148.650.5
Fair327320.120.9
Poor4413.03.1
Very poor58.6.6
Missing-98.6Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Don't know-1423.1Missing
Valid cases1309Missing cases51
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16 W17 W18


pypopheyoung people shouldn't worry health
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (8)
Question Number and Text PY26A : How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements: Young people about your age should not worry too much about their health.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1725.35.3
Agree224818.218.3
Not agree nor disag326819.719.8
Disagree451637.938.2
Strongly disagree524818.218.3
Missing-96.4Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Don't know-11.1Missing
Valid cases1352Missing cases8
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W14 W16 W18


pypophcpeople your age care more being happy
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (8)
Question Number and Text PY26B : How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements: People of your age care more about being happy than being healthy.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree118013.213.3
Agree259743.944.2
Not agree nor disag343331.832.1
Disagree41158.58.5
Strongly disagree5261.91.9
Missing-97.5Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Don't know-11.1Missing
Valid cases1351Missing cases9
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W14 W16 W18


pyphtfheight: feet
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (9)
Question Number and Text PY27 : How tall are you without shoes? (feet)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
31.1.1
413810.119.7
552438.575.0
6352.65.0
71.1.1
Missing-9201.5Missing
Not applicable-823617.4Missing
Don't know-140529.8Missing
Valid cases699Missing cases661
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16 W18


pyphfiheight: inches
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (9)
Question Number and Text PY27 : How tall are you without shoes? (inches)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0705.110.0
1443.26.3
2664.99.4
3654.89.3
4554.07.9
5695.19.9
6745.410.6
7483.56.9
8715.210.2
9352.65.0
10523.87.4
11503.77.2
Missing-9201.5Missing
Not applicable-823617.4Missing
Don't know-140529.8Missing
Valid cases699Missing cases661
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


pyphtcheight: metres & centimeters
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (9)
Question Number and Text PY27 : How tall are you without shoes? (metres and centimetres)
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
157.1530.37107550
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated123617.4100.0
Missing-9201.5Missing
Not applicable-8110481.2Missing
Valid cases236Missing cases1124
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16 W18


pypwtsweight: stones
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (9)
Question Number and Text PY28 : How much do you weigh? (stones)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
21.1.1
34.3.4
4352.63.7
51148.412.1
614610.715.5
718513.619.7
817813.118.9
91289.413.6
10755.58.0
11382.84.0
12161.21.7
13141.01.5
142.1.2
155.4.5
Missing-912.9Missing
Not applicable-8795.8Missing
Don't know-132824.1Missing
Valid cases941Missing cases419
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16 W18


pypwtpweight: pounds
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (9)
Question Number and Text PY28 : How much do you weigh? (pounds)
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3.883.79013
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated194169.2100.0
Missing-912.9Missing
Not applicable-8795.8Missing
Don't know-132824.1Missing
Valid cases941Missing cases419
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16 W18


pypwtkweight: kilograms
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (9)
Question Number and Text PY28 : How much do you weigh? (kilograms)
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
50.5113.181080
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1785.7100.0
Missing-9131.0Missing
Not applicable-8126993.3Missing
Valid cases78Missing cases1282
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Physical Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16 W18


pypwghrfeel about weight
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (9)
Question Number and Text PY29 : Do you think you are...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
About right weight179358.361.5
Underweight21007.47.8
Slightly overweight333524.626.0
Very overweight4614.54.7
Missing-98.6Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Don't know-1624.6Missing
Valid cases1289Missing cases71
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Physical Characteristics
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16 W18


pypdietever diet or try to lose weight
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (9)
Question Number and Text PY30 : Do you ever diet or try to lose weight?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes all the time11007.47.4
Yes sometimes251237.637.9
No never373854.354.7
Missing-97.5Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Don't know-12.1Missing
Valid cases1350Missing cases10
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Physical Characteristics
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16 W18


pypsprthow often play sport, areobics, keep fit
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (10)
Question Number and Text PY31 : How often do you usually play sports, do aerobics or do some other keep fit activity?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Every day or almost180559.259.3
About once a week235426.026.1
Every now and then31249.19.1
Never or hardly ever4755.55.5
Missing-92.1Missing
Valid cases1358Missing cases2
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW14 W15 W16


pypsprt1type of exercise or sport 1st mention
Record TypePYOUTH
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Walk self or dog1191.41.5
Swimming2644.75.0
Cycling3342.52.7
Jogging or running4503.73.9
Tennis squash badmin5413.03.2
Keep fit6664.95.2
Gym training7231.71.8
Football, rugby851237.640.1
Netbll bsketbll hcky920415.016.0
Cricket1010.7.8
Athletics115.4.4
Marshall arts12463.43.6
Horse riding13312.32.4
Gymnastics14352.62.7
Dancing of any type15755.55.9
Skating ice or board169.7.7
Water sports ex swim171.1.1
Golf188.6.6
Archery193.2.2
Army Cadets201.1.1
Motor biking212.1.2
Climbing225.4.4
Plays unpec sport956.4.5
Other (NES)96231.71.8
Missing or blank975.4.4
Missing-95.4Missing
Not applicable-8755.5Missing
Don't know-12.1Missing
Valid cases1278Missing cases82
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16 AND PYPSPRT LT 4) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006 and does some sport or other keep fit activity.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


pypsprt2type of exercise or sport 2nd mention
Record TypePYOUTH
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned041930.832.7
Walk self or dog1251.82.0
Swimming2876.46.8
Cycling3322.42.5
Jogging or running4866.36.7
Tennis squash badmin5634.64.9
Keep fit6604.44.7
Gym training7272.02.1
Football, rugby814310.511.2
Netbll bsketbll hcky913710.110.7
Cricket10282.12.2
Athletics11211.51.6
Marshall arts12181.31.4
Horse riding136.4.5
Gymnastics14423.13.3
Dancing of any type15402.93.1
Skating ice or board163.2.2
Water sports ex swim176.4.5
Golf18161.21.3
Army Cadets202.1.2
Motor biking211.1.1
Climbing225.4.4
Plays unpec sport951.1.1
Other (NES)9612.9.9
Missing-95.4Missing
Not applicable-8755.5Missing
Valid cases1280Missing cases80
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16 AND PYPSPRT LT 4) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006 and does some sport or other keep fit activity.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


pypnspt1why don't exercise or sport 1st mention
Record TypePYOUTH
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No good, don't like17.511.3
No facilities23.24.8
No time3131.021.0
Cannot afford41.11.6
No good at sport5241.838.7
Health or disability66.49.7
Other78.612.9
Missing-910.7Missing
Not applicable-8128394.3Missing
Don't know-15.4Missing
Valid cases62Missing cases1298
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16 AND PYPSPRT = 4) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006 and does no sport or other keep fit activity.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


pypnspt2why don't exercise or sport 2nd mention
Record TypePYOUTH
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0624.691.2
No good, don't like13.24.4
No time31.11.5
72.12.9
Missing-99.7Missing
Not applicable-8128394.3Missing
Valid cases68Missing cases1292
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16 AND PYPSPRT = 4) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006 and does no sport or other keep fit activity.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16


pypfruthow often eat fresh fruit or veg
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (10)
Question Number and Text PY34 : How often do you eat fresh fruit or vegetables?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Every day or nearly194469.470.2
About once a week222016.216.4
Every now and then314310.510.6
Never or hardly ever4372.72.8
Missing-9161.2Missing
Valid cases1344Missing cases16
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypffdhow often eat fast food, takeaways
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (10)
Question Number and Text PY35 : How often do you east fast food such as McDonalds, Burger King, Kentucky Fried Chicken or other take-away food like that?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Every day or nearly1292.12.1
About once a week232724.024.1
Every now and then373153.853.9
Never or hardly ever427019.919.9
Missing-93.2Missing
Valid cases1357Missing cases3
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypjfdhow often eat crisps fizzy drinks sweets
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (11)
Question Number and Text PY36 : How often do you eat crisps or sweets or have fizzy drinks such as Coke or lemonade?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Every day or nearly172853.553.6
About once a week235125.825.8
Every now and then322916.816.9
Never or hardly ever4503.73.7
Missing-92.1Missing
Valid cases1358Missing cases2
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypsmevhave you ever tried a cigarette ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (11)
Question Number and Text PY37 : Have you ever tried a cigarette, even if it was only a single puff?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes131623.223.3
No2104276.676.7
Missing-91.1Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Valid cases1358Missing cases2
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Health: Smoking
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypsmofhow often do you smoke ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (11)
Question Number and Text PY38 : Please read the statements below and tick the box beside the statement that describes you best.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
I have never smoked1106278.178.6
Only once or twice214810.910.9
Used to, given it up3594.34.4
Sometimes lt. 1 a wk4231.71.7
I smoke regularly5604.44.4
Missing or wild-96.4Missing
Refused-22.1Missing
Valid cases1352Missing cases8
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Health: Smoking
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypsmlwhow many cigarettes in last 7 days ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (11)
Question Number and Text PY39 : How many cigarettes did you smoke in the last 7 days?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.477.90097
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0124591.593.3
Amount stated1896.56.7
Missing or wild-9241.8Missing
Refused-22.1Missing
Valid cases1334Missing cases26
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Health: Smoking
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pypdgfrdo your friends ever use illegal drugs?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (11)
Question Number and Text PY40 : Do any of your friends ever use illegal drugs, such as smoking cannabis, or taking ecstasy, cocaine, or crack?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None195870.477.9
A few224518.019.9
Most3261.92.1
Missing-91.1Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Don't know-11299.5Missing
Valid cases1229Missing cases131
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 11 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Childrens Health
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18