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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 Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Yes                             1       316     23.2     23.3  
No                              2      1042     76.6     76.7  
Missing                        -9         1       .1   Missing
Refused                        -2         1       .1   Missing
Valid cases    1358      Missing cases      2
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 Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
I have never smoked             1      1062     78.1     78.6  
Only once or twice              2       148     10.9     10.9  
Used to, given it up            3        59      4.3      4.4  
Sometimes lt. 1 a wk            4        23      1.7      1.7  
I smoke regularly               5        60      4.4      4.4  
Missing or wild                -9         6       .4   Missing
Refused                        -2         2       .1   Missing
Valid cases    1352      Missing cases      8
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?
Non Zero
Mean      Std Dev     Minimum   Maximum
22.09      22.04         1        97
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
                                0      1245     91.5     93.3  
Amount stated                   1        89      6.5      6.7  
Missing or wild                -9        24      1.8   Missing
Refused                        -2         2       .1   Missing
Valid cases    1334      Missing cases     26
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 Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
None                            1       958     70.4     77.9  
A few                           2       245     18.0     19.9  
Most                            3        26      1.9      2.1  
Missing                        -9         1       .1   Missing
Refused                        -2         1       .1   Missing
Don't know                     -1       129      9.5   Missing
Valid cases    1229      Missing cases    131
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


PYPESTAI feel I have a number good qualities
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (12)
Question Number and Text PY41 : I feel I have a number of good qualities.
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Strongly agree                  1       402     29.6     29.7  
Agree                           2       869     63.9     64.2  
Disagree                        3        72      5.3      5.3  
Strongly disagree               4        10       .7       .7  
Missing                        -9         7       .5   Missing
Valid cases    1353      Missing cases      7
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 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPESTII don't have much to be proud of
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (12)
Question Number and Text PY42 : I feel that I do not have much to be proud of.
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Strongly agree                  1        47      3.5      3.5  
Agree                           2       213     15.7     15.7  
Disagree                        3       701     51.5     51.7  
Strongly disagree               4       396     29.1     29.2  
Missing or wild                -9         2       .1   Missing
Don't know                     -1         1       .1   Missing
Valid cases    1357      Missing cases      3
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 OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPESTBI certainly feel useless at times
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (12)
Question Number and Text PY43 : I certainly feel useless at times.
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Strongly agree                  1       117      8.6      8.7  
Agree                           2       533     39.2     39.4  
Disagree                        3       493     36.3     36.5  
Strongly disagree               4       209     15.4     15.5  
Missing                        -9         5       .4   Missing
Don't know                     -1         3       .2   Missing
Valid cases    1352      Missing cases      8
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 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPESTJI am as able as most people
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (12)
Question Number and Text PY44 : I am able to do things as well as most other people.
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Strongly agree                  1       435     32.0     32.1  
Agree                           2       783     57.6     57.7  
Disagree                        3       122      9.0      9.0  
Strongly disagree               4        16      1.2      1.2  
Missing or wild                -9         3       .2   Missing
Don't know                     -1         1       .1   Missing
Valid cases    1356      Missing cases      4
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 OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPESTCI am a likeable person
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (12)
Question Number and Text PY45 : I am a likeable person.
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Strongly agree                  1       435     32.0     32.1  
Agree                           2       856     62.9     63.1  
Disagree                        3        51      3.8      3.8  
Strongly disagree               4        15      1.1      1.1  
Missing                        -9         3       .2   Missing
Valid cases    1357      Missing cases      3
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 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPESTKI can usually solve my own problems
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (13)
Question Number and Text PY46 : I can usually solve my own problems.
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Strongly agree                  1       299     22.0     22.1  
Agree                           2       895     65.8     66.1  
Disagree                        3       148     10.9     10.9  
Strongly disagree               4        13      1.0      1.0  
Missing or wild                -9         5       .4   Missing
Valid cases    1355      Missing cases      5
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 OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPESTEI am inclined to feel I am a failure
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (13)
Question Number and Text PY47 : All in all, I am inclined to feel I am a failure.
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Strongly agree                  1        26      1.9      1.9  
Agree                           2       122      9.0      9.1  
Disagree                        3       577     42.4     43.0  
Strongly disagree               4       616     45.3     45.9  
Missing                        -9        11       .8   Missing
Don't know                     -1         8       .6   Missing
Valid cases    1341      Missing cases     19
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 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPESTFAt times I feel I am no good at all
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (13)
Question Number and Text PY48 : At times I feel I am no good at all
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Strongly agree                  1        65      4.8      4.8  
Agree                           2       387     28.5     28.6  
Disagree                        3       527     38.8     39.0  
Strongly disagree               4       374     27.5     27.6  
Missing                        -9         5       .4   Missing
Don't know                     -1         2       .1   Missing
Valid cases    1353      Missing cases      7
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 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPTCHAI like most of my teachers
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (13)
Question Number and Text PY49 : I like most of my teachers.
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Strongly agree                  1       198     14.6     14.6  
Agree                           2       734     54.0     54.2  
Disagree                        3       297     21.8     22.0  
Strongly disagree               4       124      9.1      9.2  
Missing                        -9         7       .5   Missing
Valid cases    1353      Missing cases      7
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
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPTCHBTeachers are always getting at me
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (13)
Question Number and Text PY50 : Teachers are always getting at me.
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Strongly agree                  1        94      6.9      6.9  
Agree                           2       246     18.1     18.2  
Disagree                        3       705     51.8     52.1  
Strongly disagree               4       308     22.6     22.8  
Missing                        -9         6       .4   Missing
Don't know                     -1         1       .1   Missing
Valid cases    1353      Missing cases      7
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
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPHSWFeel about your school work ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14)
Question Number and Text PY51 : The next few questions are about how you feel about different aspects of your life. I want you to tick the box that comes closest to expressing how you feel about the following things... Your school work?
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Completely happy                1       257     18.9     19.0  
                                2       449     33.0     33.1  
                                3       362     26.6     26.7  
Neither happy/unhapp            4       199     14.6     14.7  
                                5        45      3.3      3.3  
                                6        14      1.0      1.0  
Completely unhappy              7        30      2.2      2.2  
Missing                        -9         4       .3   Missing
Valid cases    1356      Missing cases      4
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 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPHAPFeel about your appearance ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14)
Question Number and Text PY52 : Your appearance?
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Completely happy                1       269     19.8     19.9  
                                2       399     29.3     29.5  
                                3       366     26.9     27.0  
Neither happy/unhapp            4       184     13.5     13.6  
                                5        78      5.7      5.8  
                                6        29      2.1      2.1  
Completely unhappy              7        29      2.1      2.1  
Missing                        -9         6       .4   Missing
Valid cases    1354      Missing cases      6
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 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPHFMFeel about your family ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14)
Question Number and Text PY53 : Your family
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Completely happy                1       815     59.9     60.1  
                                2       294     21.6     21.7  
                                3       136     10.0     10.0  
Neither happy/unhapp            4        62      4.6      4.6  
                                5        23      1.7      1.7  
                                6        11       .8       .8  
Completely unhappy              7        14      1.0      1.0  
Missing                        -9         5       .4   Missing
Valid cases    1355      Missing cases      5
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 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPHFRFeel about your friends ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14)
Question Number and Text PY54 : Your friends?
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Completely happy                1       835     61.4     61.7  
                                2       367     27.0     27.1  
                                3       112      8.2      8.3  
Neither happy/unhapp            4        27      2.0      2.0  
                                5         6       .4       .4  
                                6         5       .4       .4  
Completely unhappy              7         2       .1       .1  
Missing                        -9         6       .4   Missing
Valid cases    1354      Missing cases      6
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 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPHSCFeel about your school?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14)
Question Number and Text PY55 : The school you go to?
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Completely happy                1       440     32.4     32.5  
                                2       380     27.9     28.1  
                                3       247     18.2     18.3  
Neither happy/unhapp            4       147     10.8     10.9  
                                5        46      3.4      3.4  
                                6        32      2.4      2.4  
Completely unhappy              7        61      4.5      4.5  
Missing                        -9         7       .5   Missing
Valid cases    1353      Missing cases      7
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 OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPHLFFeel about your life as a whole ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (15)
Question Number and Text PY56 : Which best describes how you feel about your life as a whole?
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Completely happy                1       493     36.3     36.4  
                                2       472     34.7     34.9  
                                3       248     18.2     18.3  
Neither happy/unhapp            4        84      6.2      6.2  
                                5        34      2.5      2.5  
                                6        12       .9       .9  
Completely unhappy              7        11       .8       .8  
Missing                        -9         6       .4   Missing
Valid cases    1354      Missing cases      6
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 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPVTE6Level of interest in politics
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (15)
Question Number and Text PY57 : How interested are you in politics?
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Very interested                 1        52      3.8      3.8  
Fairly interested               2       358     26.3     26.5  
Not interested                  3       941     69.2     69.7  
Missing                        -9         9       .7   Missing
Valid cases    1351      Missing cases      9
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
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPVTE3Party which would vote for ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (15)
Question Number and Text PY58 : If you could vote for a political party which would you vote for?
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Conservative                    1        95      7.0     16.3  
Labour                          2       202     14.9     34.6  
Liberal Democrat                3        79      5.8     13.5  
SNP                             4        53      3.9      9.1  
Plaid Cymru                     5        62      4.6     10.6  
None                           10         2       .1       .3  
Ulster Unionist                12        31      2.3      5.3  
SDLP                           13         9       .7      1.5  
Alliance Party                 14         2       .1       .3  
Democratic Unionist            15        19      1.4      3.3  
Sinn Fein                      16        30      2.2      5.1  
Missing                        -9        12       .9   Missing
Don't know                     -1       764     56.2   Missing
Valid cases     584      Missing cases    776
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
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYNBUKSPast month: num books read for pleasure
Record TypePYOUTH
Non Zero
Mean      Std Dev     Minimum   Maximum
4.13       5.14         1        62
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Amount stated                   1      1343     98.8    100.0  
Missing                        -9        14      1.0   Missing
Refused                        -2         1       .1   Missing
Don't know                     -1         2       .1   Missing
Valid cases    1343      Missing cases     17
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
Education: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW16


PYPTRUNPlayed truant from school
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (16)
Question Number and Text PY60 : In the past year, have you skipped school without an excuse?
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Never                           1      1094     80.4     81.0  
Once or twice                   2       186     13.7     13.8  
Several times                   3        50      3.7      3.7  
Often                           4        21      1.5      1.6  
Missing                        -9         7       .5   Missing
Don't know                     -1         2       .1   Missing
Valid cases    1351      Missing cases      9
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
Education: Background and Attainments
NoteAt Wave 4 there was an attitudinal question about truancy DYPBUNK
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPBULLHow much worry about bullying at school?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (16)
Question Number and Text PY61 : How much do you worry about being bullied at school? Is it...
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
A lot                           1        91      6.7      6.7  
A bit                           2       415     30.5     30.7  
Not at all                      3       846     62.2     62.6  
Missing                        -9         7       .5   Missing
Don't know                     -1         1       .1   Missing
Valid cases    1352      Missing cases      8
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 OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPOPSCHow much means to do well at school ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (16)
Question Number and Text PY62 : How much does it mean to you to do well at school? Does it mean...
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
A great deal                    1       754     55.4     55.7  
Quite a lot                     2       500     36.8     37.0  
A bit but not v. muc            3        80      5.9      5.9  
Very little                     4        19      1.4      1.4  
Missing                        -9         6       .4   Missing
Don't know                     -1         1       .1   Missing
Valid cases    1353      Missing cases      7
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
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Education: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPLVSCLeave school when you are 16 ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (16)
Question Number and Text PY63 : Do you want to leave school when you are 16, or do you plan to go on to sixth form or college?
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Leave school at 16              1       179     13.2     15.5  
Go to sixth form or             2       973     71.5     84.5  
Missing                        -9         7       .5   Missing
Don't know                     -1       201     14.8   Missing
Valid cases    1152      Missing cases    208
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
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPACVSImportant to get GCSE/Standards
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14)
Question Number and Text PY64 : How important do you think it is for you to get your GCSE exams? (Standard Grades in Scotland).
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Very important                  1      1024     75.3     75.9  
Important                       2       295     21.7     21.9  
Not very important              3        26      1.9      1.9  
Not at all important            4         5       .4       .4  
Missing or wild                -9         6       .4   Missing
Don't know                     -1         4       .3   Missing
Valid cases    1350      Missing cases     10
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
Education: Expectations
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPSOC00Office code (SOC2000): job like whenleft school ?
Record TypePYOUTH
Valid cases     998      Missing cases    362
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
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


PYPSOC90Office code (SOC): job like when left school ?
Record TypePYOUTH
Valid cases     818      Missing cases    542
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
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


PYPWKLWPaid work done last week
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (17)
Question Number and Text PY67 : Did you do any paid work last week?
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Yes                             1       238     17.5     17.7  
No                              2      1106     81.3     82.3  
Missing                        -9        14      1.0   Missing
Don't know                     -1         2       .1   Missing
Valid cases    1344      Missing cases     16
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
Employment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPSOC10Main job (SOC2000)
Record TypePYOUTH
Valid cases     216      Missing cases   1144
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
Employment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


PYPSOC19Main job (SOC)
Record TypePYOUTH
Valid cases     205      Missing cases   1155
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
Employment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


PYPSOC20Second job (SOC2000)
Record TypePYOUTH
Valid cases     196      Missing cases   1164
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
Employment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


PYPSOC29Second job (SOC)
Record TypePYOUTH
Valid cases     205      Missing cases   1155
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
Employment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


PYPWHRSLast week, hours spent working for pay ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (18)
Question Number and Text PY69 : Last week, how many hours did you spend doing work for pay?
Non Zero
Mean      Std Dev     Minimum   Maximum
4.57       4.58         1        35
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
                                0         5       .4      2.2  
Amount stated                   1       222     16.3     97.8  
Missing                        -9        21      1.5   Missing
Not applicable                 -8      1108     81.5   Missing
Don't know                     -1         4       .3   Missing
Valid cases     227      Missing cases   1133
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
Employment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPPAYLast week: money earned working ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (18)
Question Number and Text PY70 : What was your total pay last week?
Non Zero
Mean      Std Dev     Minimum   Maximum
16.70      15.65         1        97
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Amount stated                   1       233     17.1    100.0  
Missing                        -9        18      1.3   Missing
Not applicable                 -8      1108     81.5   Missing
Don't know                     -1         1       .1   Missing
Valid cases     233      Missing cases   1127
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
Employment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPLVHMAge you think when you leave home ?
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (18)
Question Number and Text PY71 : At what age would you like to leave home?
Non Zero
Mean      Std Dev     Minimum   Maximum
20.17       7.42        10        97
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
                                0         2       .1       .2  
Amount stated                   1      1260     92.6     99.8  
Missing                        -9        52      3.8   Missing
Refused                        -2         1       .1   Missing
Don't know                     -1        45      3.3   Missing
Valid cases    1262      Missing cases     98
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
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYP2UNIWould like to go to college/university
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (19)
Question Number and Text PY72 : Would you like to go on to do further full-time education at a college or University after you finish school?
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Yes                             1       611     44.9     76.8  
No                              2        65      4.8      8.2  
Not sure yet                    3       120      8.8     15.1  
Missing                        -9        16      1.2   Missing
Not applicable                 -8       548     40.3   Missing
Valid cases     796      Missing cases    564
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 14 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Education: Expectations
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPNUNAWhy not go to university, first reason
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (19)
Question Number and Text PY73M1 : What are the main reasons you might NOT go on to further full-time education? 1st reason
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Want job, earn money            1        33      2.4     20.8  
Money 1st then uni              2         1       .1       .6  
Want apprenticeship             3         6       .4      3.8  
Job-career planned              4        11       .8      6.9  
No need of qualifs              5         9       .7      5.7  
Hard work                       6         3       .2      1.9  
Incapable uni work              7         4       .3      2.5  
Hate school-college             8        30      2.2     18.9  
Waste of time                   9         5       .4      3.1  
Want stay at home              10         1       .1       .6  
Want make own home             11         1       .1       .6  
Get on with life               12         4       .3      2.5  
Go abroad-travel               13         2       .1      1.3  
Can't be bothered              14        11       .8      6.9  
Unsure what to do              15        25      1.8     15.7  
Too expensive                  16         1       .1       .6  
Other                          96        12       .9      7.5  
Missing                        -9        27      2.0   Missing
Not applicable                 -8      1159     85.2   Missing
Don't know                     -1        15      1.1   Missing
Valid cases     159      Missing cases   1201
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 14 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Education: Expectations
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPNUNBWhy not go to university, second reason
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (19)
Question Number and Text PY73M2 : What are the main reasons you might NOT go on to further full-time education? 2nd reason
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Not mentioned                   0       170     12.5     89.5  
Want job, earn money            1         3       .2      1.6  
Job-career planned              4         2       .1      1.1  
No need of qualifs              5         6       .4      3.2  
Hard work                       6         1       .1       .5  
Incapable uni work              7         1       .1       .5  
Hate school-college             8         1       .1       .5  
Want stay at home              10         1       .1       .5  
Get on with life               12         1       .1       .5  
Other                          96         4       .3      2.1  
Missing                        -9        11       .8   Missing
Not applicable                 -8      1159     85.2   Missing
Valid cases     190      Missing cases   1170
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 14 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Education: Expectations
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PYPFUTAFuture plans: 1st mention
Record TypePYOUTH
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Particular career               1       285     21.0     39.8  
A good job                      2       164     12.1     22.9  
Own business                    3        33      2.4      4.6  
Pass exams                     10        17      1.3      2.4  
Completed education            11        72      5.3     10.1  
Stable relationship            20        16      1.2      2.2  
Have children                  21        26      1.9      3.6  
No children                    22         1       .1       .1  
Own car                        30         2       .1       .3  
Own home                       31        46      3.4      6.4  
Have lots of money             32         3       .2       .4  
Play sports                    40         4       .3       .6  
Play music                     41         3       .2       .4  
Travel                         42        14      1.0      2.0  
Good social life               43         2       .1       .3  
Be happy                       44         6       .4       .8  
Move abroad                    47         9       .7      1.3  
Other                          96        13      1.0      1.8  
Missing                        -9        54      4.0   Missing
Not applicable                 -8       548     40.3   Missing
Don't know                     -1        42      3.1   Missing
Valid cases     716      Missing cases    644
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 14 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W16


PYPFUTBFuture plans: 2nd mention
Record TypePYOUTH
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
Not mentioned                   0       279     20.5     35.2  
Particular career               1        49      3.6      6.2  
A good job                      2        92      6.8     11.6  
Own business                    3        21      1.5      2.7  
Pass exams                     10        10       .7      1.3  
Completed education            11        23      1.7      2.9  
Stable relationship            20        37      2.7      4.7  
Have children                  21        74      5.4      9.3  
No children                    22         2       .1       .3  
Be single                      23         1       .1       .1  
Get on with family             24         4       .3       .5  
Own car                        30        20      1.5      2.5  
Own home                       31        89      6.5     11.2  
Have lots of money             32        14      1.0      1.8  
Play sports                    40         5       .4       .6  
Play music                     41         3       .2       .4  
Travel                         42        12       .9      1.5  
Good social life               43         6       .4       .8  
Be happy                       44        13      1.0      1.6  
Help society                   45         3       .2       .4  
Financial security             46         7       .5       .9  
Move abroad                    47         6       .4       .8  
Other                          96        22      1.6      2.8  
Missing                        -9        20      1.5   Missing
Not applicable                 -8       548     40.3   Missing
Valid cases     792      Missing cases    568
Question RouteIF (PAGE12 GE 14 AND PAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.2006.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W16


PYPWGHTYoung person weight
Record TypePYOUTH
Valid cases    1360      Missing cases      0
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
Sampling Factors
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PIDCross-wave person identifier
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Valid cases    1360      Missing cases      0
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
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PFNSPNOPerson number of father (nat/step)
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
                                0       307     22.6     22.6  
                                1       653     48.0     48.0  
                                2       222     16.3     16.3  
                                3        50      3.7      3.7  
                                4        80      5.9      5.9  
                                5        36      2.6      2.6  
                                6        12       .9       .9  
Valid cases    1360      Missing cases      0
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
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PFNSPIDX-wave PID of father (nat/step)
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases    1360      Missing cases      0
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
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PMNSPNOPerson number of mother (nat/step)
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value Label                 Value   Frequency    %     Valid %
                                1       682     50.1     50.1  
                                2       647     47.6     47.6  
                                3        19      1.4      1.4  
                                4         9       .7       .7  
                                5         3       .2       .2  
Valid cases    1360      Missing cases      0
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
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


PMNSPIDCross-wave PID of mother (nat/step)
Record TypePYOUTH
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases    1360      Missing cases      0
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
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18