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rlfsat2Satisfaction with: income of hhold
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text RS3B : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........The income of your household
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97345.09Missing
proxy and/or phone-72311.60Missing
Doesn't apply0400.280.3
Not satisfied at all15453.784.05
27495.195.57
3155810.8111.58
Not satis/dissat4269118.6620.0
5394327.3529.31
6268118.5919.93
Completely satisfied712478.659.27
Total14419100.00
Valid cases13454Missing cases965
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsFinancial Management: Material Well-Being
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rlfsat3Satisfaction with: house/flat
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text RS3C : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your house/flat
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97445.16Missing
proxy and/or phone-72311.60Missing
Doesn't apply030.020.02
Not satisfied at all11661.151.23
22491.731.85
37114.935.29
Not satis/dissat4146410.1510.89
5329422.8424.5
6448031.0733.32
Completely satisfied7307721.3422.89
Total14419100.00
Valid cases13444Missing cases975
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Neighbourhood and Residence
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rlfsat4Satisfaction with: spouse/partner
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text RS3D : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your husband/wife/partner
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-98275.74Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-210.01Missing
Doesn't apply0337123.3826.7
Not satisfied at all1630.440.5
2820.570.65
31901.321.5
Not satis/dissat44082.833.23
59376.507.42
6236916.4318.76
Completely satisfied7520636.1141.23
Total14419100.00
Valid cases12626Missing cases1793
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rlfsat5Satisfaction with: job
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text RS3E : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your job (if in employment)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-99936.89Missing
proxy and/or phone-72311.60Missing
Doesn't apply0478633.1936.27
Not satisfied at all11541.071.17
22781.932.11
36094.224.62
Not satis/dissat412638.769.57
5250517.3718.98
6254717.6619.3
Completely satisfied710537.307.98
Total14419100.00
Valid cases13195Missing cases1224
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rlfsat6Satisfaction with: social life
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text RS3F : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........Your social life
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97385.12Missing
proxy and/or phone-72311.60Missing
Doesn't apply030.020.02
Not satisfied at all12771.922.06
25613.894.17
311668.098.67
Not satis/dissat4247017.1318.36
5387026.8428.77
6325822.6024.22
Completely satisfied7184512.8013.72
Total14419100.00
Valid cases13450Missing cases969
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rlfsat7Satisfaction with: amount of leisure time
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text RS3G : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........The amount of leisure time you have
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97265.04Missing
proxy and/or phone-72311.60Missing
Not satisfied at all13332.312.47
26874.765.1
3152610.5811.34
Not satis/dissat4259518.0019.28
5331723.0024.64
6264818.3619.67
Completely satisfied7235616.3417.5
Total14419100.00
Valid cases13462Missing cases957
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Leisure Activity
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rlfsat8Satisfaction with: use of leisure time
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text RS3H : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........The way you spend your leisure time
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97265.04Missing
proxy and/or phone-72311.60Missing
Not satisfied at all13372.342.5
26204.304.61
313019.029.66
Not satis/dissat4255417.7118.97
5367425.4827.29
6305021.1522.66
Completely satisfied7192613.3614.31
Total14419100.00
Valid cases13462Missing cases957
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Leisure Activity
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rlfsatoSatisfaction with: life overall
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (8)
Question Number and Text RS4A : How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with.........your life overall
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97715.35Missing
proxy and/or phone-72311.60Missing
Not satisfied at all11581.101.18
22571.781.92
37625.285.68
Not satis/dissat4175912.2013.11
5420229.1431.32
6459231.8534.23
Completely satisfied7168711.7012.57
Total14419100.00
Valid cases13417Missing cases1002
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rlfsatlSatisfaction compared with last year
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (8)
Question Number and Text RS4B : Would you say that you are more satisfied with life, less satisfied or feel about the same as you did a year ago?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-98115.62Missing
proxy and/or phone-72311.60Missing
More satisfied1322522.3724.11
Less satisfied2243516.8918.2
About the same3771753.5257.69
Total14419100.00
Valid cases13377Missing cases1042
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rtrustTrustworthiness of others
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (8)
Question Number and Text RS5 : Generally speaking, would you say that most people can be trusted, or that you can't be too careful in dealing with people?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most people can be t1403528.031.7
Can't be too careful2636844.250.0
Depends3233916.218.4
Missing-97094.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases12742Missing cases1677
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW18


rriskaGenerally takes risks
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text RS6A : Are you generally a person who is fully prepared to take risks or do you try to avoid taking risks?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Won't take risks16804.75.3
25884.14.6
311488.09.0
412969.010.2
5244116.919.2
6208214.416.4
7218015.117.1
813909.610.9
94152.93.3
Ready to take risks104943.43.9
Missing-97335.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-17.0Missing
Valid cases12714Missing cases1705
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW18


rriskbGenerally risks in trusting strangers
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text RS6B : The next questions are about your opinions on the environment. Are you generally a person who is fully prepared to take risks in trusting strangers or do you try to avoid taking such risks?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Don't trust stranger1174412.113.7
213389.310.5
3205414.216.1
4185112.814.6
5224015.517.6
6155610.812.2
711708.19.2
85353.74.2
9117.8.9
Will trust strangers10114.8.9
Missing-97285.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-17.0Missing
Valid cases12719Missing cases1700
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW18


ropenvaUK people must change to protect future
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text RS7A : Most people in the UK today need to change their way of life so that future generations can continue to enjoy a good quality of life and environment.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97655.31Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-220.01Missing
Agree strongly1304221.1023.98
Agree2849858.9466.98
Disagree310767.468.48
Disagree strongly4710.490.56
Total14419100.00
Valid cases12687Missing cases1732
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEnvironmental Issues
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW18


ropenvbI must change to protect future
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text RS7B : I personally need to change my way of life so that future generations can continue to enjoy a good quality of life and environment.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97825.42Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-210.01Missing
Agree strongly18135.646.42
Agree2649045.0151.22
Disagree3404828.0731.95
Disagree strongly43712.572.93
Already changed way of life59496.587.49
Total14419100.00
Valid cases12671Missing cases1748
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEnvironmental Issues
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW18


ropenvcBehaviour affected by carbon emissions
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text RS7C : How frequently does the need to reduce carbon emissions affect what you do, for example by choosing to drive less or to turn lights off when you can?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97935.50Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-210.01Missing
Frequently1381526.4630.13
Sometimes2581340.3145.92
Rarely3221915.3917.53
Never48135.646.42
Total14419100.00
Valid cases12660Missing cases1759
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEnvironmental Issues
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW18


ropccaClimate change to cause floods elsewhere
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text RS8A : Please tick whether you personally believe each of the following statements. Extensive and long-lasting flooding caused by climate change is likely to take place in low-lying coutnries like Bangladesh or the Netherlands.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-910887.55Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-220.01Missing
Yes, I believe this1916363.5574.11
No, I do not believe this2320122.2025.89
Total14419100.00
Valid cases12364Missing cases2055
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEnvironmental Issues
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW18


ropccbClimate change to cause floods in UK
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS8B : Please tick whether you personally believe each of the following statements. Extensive and long-lasting flooding caused by climate change is likely to take place in the UK.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-99726.74Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-220.01Missing
Yes, I believe this1947665.7275.93
No, I do not believe this2300420.8324.07
Total14419100.00
Valid cases12480Missing cases1939
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEnvironmental Issues
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW18


ropcccClimate change to cause famine elsewhere
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS8C : Please tick whether you personally believe each of the following statements. Climate change is likely to cause severe food shortages in places like Africa and India.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-910177.05Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-220.01Missing
Yes, I believe this1999369.3080.36
No, I do not believe this2244216.9419.64
Total14419100.00
Valid cases12435Missing cases1984
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEnvironmental Issues
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW18


ropccdClimate change to cause famine in UK
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS8D : Please tick whether you personally believe each of the following statements. Climate change is likely to cause severe food shortages in the UK.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-910227.09Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-220.01Missing
Yes, I believe this1460831.9637.07
No, I do not believe this2782254.2562.93
Total14419100.00
Valid cases12430Missing cases1989
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEnvironmental Issues
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW18


ropcceClimate change affect UK within 30 years
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS8E : Please tick whether you personally believe each of the following statements. People in the UK will be affected by climate change in the next 30 years.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-99456.55Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-220.01Missing
Yes, I believe this11016170.4781.24
No, I do not believe this2234616.2718.76
Total14419100.00
Valid cases12507Missing cases1912
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEnvironmental Issues
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW18


ropccfClimate change affect UK within 200 years
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS8F : Please tick whether you personally believe each of the following statements. People in the UK will be affected by climate change in the next 200 years.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-99826.81Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-220.01Missing
Yes, I believe this11111377.0789.12
No, I do not believe this213579.4110.88
Total14419100.00
Valid cases12470Missing cases1949
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEnvironmental Issues
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW18


rwemwbaBeen feeling optimistic about future
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (12)
Question Number and Text RS9A : Please tick the box that best describes your experience of each over the last two weeks: I've been feeling optimistic about the future.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97725.35Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-220.01Missing
None of the time14973.453.92
Rarely2208114.4316.41
Some of the time3632743.8849.9
Often4322022.3325.39
All of the time55553.854.38
Total14419100.00
Valid cases12680Missing cases1739
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Psychological Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW18


rwemwbbBeen feeling useful
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (12)
Question Number and Text RS9B : Please tick the box that best describes your experience of each over the last two weeks: I've been feeling useful.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97715.35Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-220.01Missing
None of the time13322.302.62
Rarely210777.478.49
Some of the time3530436.7841.83
Often4507235.1840.0
All of the time58966.217.07
Total14419100.00
Valid cases12681Missing cases1738
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Psychological Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW18


rwemwbcBeen feeling relaxed
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (12)
Question Number and Text RS9C : Please tick the box that best describes your experience of each over the last two weeks: I've been feeling relaxed.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97635.29Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-220.01Missing
None of the time13392.352.67
Rarely2179012.4114.11
Some of the time3578340.1145.57
Often4414128.7232.63
All of the time56364.415.01
Total14419100.00
Valid cases12689Missing cases1730
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Psychological Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW18


rwemwbdBeen dealing with problems well
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (12)
Question Number and Text RS9D : Please tick the box that best describes your experience of each over the last two weeks: I've been dealing with problems well.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97685.33Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-220.01Missing
None of the time12151.491.7
Rarely28635.996.8
Some of the time3522636.2441.2
Often4532136.9041.95
All of the time510597.348.35
Total14419100.00
Valid cases12684Missing cases1735
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Psychological Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW18


rwemwbeBeen thinking clearly
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (13)
Question Number and Text RS9E : Please tick the box that best describes your experience of each over the last two weeks: I've been thinking clearly.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97615.28Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-220.01Missing
None of the time11461.011.15
Rarely27064.905.56
Some of the time3440730.5634.73
Often4586640.6846.22
All of the time5156610.8612.34
Total14419100.00
Valid cases12691Missing cases1728
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Psychological Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW18


rwemwbfBeen feeling close to other people
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (13)
Question Number and Text RS9F : Please tick the box that best describes your experience of each over the last two weeks: I've been feeling close to other people.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97595.26Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-220.01Missing
None of the time11641.141.29
Rarely28555.936.74
Some of the time3459931.9036.23
Often4556638.6043.85
All of the time5150910.4711.89
Total14419100.00
Valid cases12693Missing cases1726
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Psychological Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW18


rwemwbgBeen able to make mind up about things
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (13)
Question Number and Text RS9G : Please tick the box that best describes your experience of each over the last two weeks: I've been able to make up my own mind about things.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-97605.27Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-220.01Missing
None of the time1930.640.73
Rarely24503.123.55
Some of the time3297020.6023.4
Often4615842.7148.52
All of the time5302120.9523.8
Total14419100.00
Valid cases12692Missing cases1727
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
Psychological Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW18


rnetsx1Sex of 1st closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10A : Here are a few questions about your friends. Please choose the three people you consider to be your closest friends. They should not include people who live with you but they can include relatives. Is this (1st closest) friend male or female?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male1533237.042.8
Female2713049.457.2
Missing-99926.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases12462Missing cases1957
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnetsx2Sex of 2nd closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10A : Is this (2nd closest) friend male or female?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male1480733.340.7
Female2701048.659.3
Missing-9163411.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases11817Missing cases2602
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnetsx3Sex of 3rd closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10A : Is this (3rd closest) friend male or female?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male1443530.840.9
Female2640444.459.1
Missing-9261218.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases10839Missing cases3580
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet1wrWhether 1st closest friend is relation
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10B : Is this person a relative?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1384626.731.0
No2855159.369.0
Missing-910567.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases12397Missing cases2022
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet2wrWhether 2nd closest friend is relation
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10B : Is this person a relative?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1294420.425.3
No2868360.274.7
Missing-9182412.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases11627Missing cases2792
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet3wrWhether 3rd closest friend is relation
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10B : Is this person a relative?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1221615.421.2
No2824157.278.8
Missing-9299420.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases10457Missing cases3962
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet1rlRelationship of 1st closest friend to R
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10B : If YES write in their relationship to you, if not write in None
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Partner162.41.7
Child210026.927.4
Sibling313029.035.6
Parent47335.120.1
Grandparent58.1.2
Grandchild613.1.4
Aunt, uncle, cous72491.76.8
Other82842.07.8
Missing-912498.7Missing
Inapplicable-8855259.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases3653Missing cases10766
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet2rlRelationship of 2nd closest friend to R
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10B : If YES write in their relationship to you, if not write in None
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Partner18.1.3
Child26964.825.2
Sibling39996.936.2
Parent44433.116.1
Grandparent58.1.3
Grandchild624.2.9
Aunt, uncle, cous72191.57.9
Other83622.513.1
Missing-9200913.9Missing
Inapplicable-8868660.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases2759Missing cases11660
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet3rlRelationship of 3rd closest friend to R
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10B : If YES write in their relationship to you, if not write in None
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Partner17.0.3
Child24052.819.7
Sibling37485.236.3
Parent43232.215.7
Grandparent515.1.7
Grandchild639.31.9
Aunt, uncle, cous72101.510.2
Other83112.215.1
91.0.0
Missing-9315121.9Missing
Inapplicable-8824457.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases2059Missing cases12360
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet1agAge of 1st closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10C : What is your friend's age?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
44.5117.34197
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Age given11228885.2100.0
Missing-911427.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-124.2Missing
Valid cases12288Missing cases2131
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet2agAge of 2nd closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10C : What is your friend's age?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
43.3817.05196
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Age given11161480.5100.0
Missing-9181612.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-123.2Missing
Valid cases11614Missing cases2805
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet3agAge of 3rd closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10C : What is your friend's age?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
43.1317.27297
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Age given11064373.8100.0
Missing-9279419.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-117.1Missing
Valid cases10643Missing cases3776
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet1knHow long known 1st closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10D : About how long have you known him or her?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 yr12231.51.8
1-2 yrs26064.24.9
3-10 yrs3271318.821.8
10 yrs or more4888661.671.5
Missing-910267.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases12428Missing cases1991
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet2knHow long known 2nd closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10D : About how long have you known him or her?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 yr12551.82.2
1-2 yrs26824.75.8
3-10 yrs3300720.925.5
10 yrs or more4782754.366.5
Missing-9168111.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases11771Missing cases2648
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet3knHow long known 3rd closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10D : About how long have you known him or her?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 yr12992.12.8
1-2 yrs27895.57.3
3-10 yrs3303121.028.0
10 yrs or more4670246.561.9
Missing-9263018.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases10821Missing cases3598
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet1phHow often see 1st closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10E : How often do you see or get in touch with your friend either by visiting, writing or by telephone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days1534537.143.0
Least once week2471032.737.9
Least once month3180912.514.5
Less often45754.04.6
Missing-910157.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases12439Missing cases1980
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet2phHow often see 2nd closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10E : How often do you see or get in touch with your friend either by visiting, writing or by telephone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days1381326.432.4
Least once week2481933.440.9
Least once month3238316.520.2
Less often47615.36.5
Missing-9167611.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases11776Missing cases2643
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet3phHow often see 3rd closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (14) Self Completion (11)
Question Number and Text RS10E : How often do you see or get in touch with your friend either by visiting, writing or by telephone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days1307221.328.4
Least once week2416228.938.4
Least once month3262418.224.2
Less often49706.79.0
Missing-9262318.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases10828Missing cases3591
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet1lvHow far away 1st closest friend lives
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (15) Self Completion (12)
Question Number and Text RS10F : About how many miles away does your friend live?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 mile1387426.931.2
Less than 5 miles2361825.129.1
5-50 miles3330822.926.6
Over 50 miles4162211.213.1
Missing-910327.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases12422Missing cases1997
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet2lvHow far away 2nd closest friend lives
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (15) Self Completion (12)
Question Number and Text RS10F : About how many miles away does your friend live?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 mile1334723.228.4
Less than 5 miles2358624.930.4
5-50 miles3328722.827.9
Over 50 miles4156410.813.3
Missing-9166811.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases11784Missing cases2635
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet3lvHow far away 3rd closest friend lives
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (15) Self Completion (12)
Question Number and Text RS10F : About how many miles away does your friend live?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 mile1289320.126.7
Less than 5 miles2325122.530.0
5-50 miles3319822.229.5
Over 50 miles4149110.313.8
Missing-9261718.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases10833Missing cases3586
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet1jbEmployment of 1st closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (15) Self Completion (12)
Question Number and Text RS10G : Which of these best describes what your friend does?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
FT employed1610242.349.2
PT employed2181912.614.7
Unemployed36334.45.1
FT educatn47805.46.3
FT housewrk57305.15.9
Fully retird6234916.318.9
Missing-910417.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases12413Missing cases2006
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet2jbEmployment of 2nd closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (15) Self Completion (12)
Question Number and Text RS10G : Which of these best describes what your friend does?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
FT employed1583640.549.6
PT employed2179612.515.3
Unemployed36004.25.1
FT educatn48045.66.8
FT housewrk56594.65.6
Fully retird6207714.417.6
Missing-9168011.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases11772Missing cases2647
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet3jbEmployment of 3rd closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (15) Self Completion (12)
Question Number and Text RS10G : Which of these best describes what your friend does?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
FT employed1544337.750.3
PT employed2158111.014.6
Unemployed35183.64.8
FT educatn47895.57.3
FT housewrk55934.15.5
Fully retird6189713.217.5
Missing-9262918.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases10821Missing cases3598
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rnet1etEthnicity of 1st closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (15) Self Completion (12)
Question Number and Text RS10H : Which of these best describes your friend's ethnic group?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
White11204083.597.2
Asian21891.31.5
Black African329.2.2
Black Caribbean453.4.4
Chinese510.1.1
Mixed647.3.4
Any other724.2.2
Missing-910597.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Valid cases12392Missing cases2027
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16 W18


rnet2etEthnicity of 2nd closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (15) Self Completion (12)
Question Number and Text RS10H : Which of these best describes your friend's ethnic group?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
White11141179.197.1
Asian21821.31.5
Black African319.1.2
Black Caribbean443.3.4
Chinese518.1.2
Mixed648.3.4
Any other726.2.2
Missing-9170211.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases11747Missing cases2672
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16 W18


rnet3etEthnicity of 3rd closest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (15) Self Completion (12)
Question Number and Text RS10H : Which of these best describes your friend's ethnic group?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
White11049372.896.9
Asian21611.11.5
Black African332.2.3
Black Caribbean450.3.5
Chinese518.1.2
Mixed641.3.4
Any other730.2.3
Missing-9262318.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases10825Missing cases3594
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW14 W16 W18


rnetsocBest friend
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (16) Self Completion (13)
Question Number and Text RS11A : Thinking now of your first friend, what is the name or title of your friend's current job? If this friend is not working, please give details of his/her last job.
Valid cases12445Missing cases1974
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


rprrs2iRelationship of Proxy to Informant
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (2)
Question Number and Text RP2B : What is the relationship of the proxy informant (the person answering the questions) to the person who this proxy interview is about?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Reference person136.215.6
Lawful spouse286.637.2
Live-in partner332.213.9
Natural child421.19.1
Bro or sis-in-law127.03.0
Natural parent1342.318.2
Other parent142.0.9
Grand child171.0.4
Aunt or uncle191.0.4
Unrelated sharer242.0.9
Other301.0.4
Inapplicable-81418898.4Missing
Valid cases231Missing cases14188
Question RouteIF (RIVFIO = 2) if proxy interview
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpripnPerson number of informant
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (2)
Question Number and Text RP2C : Enter person number of Proxy Informant
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not in Household02.0.9
1116.850.2
2103.744.6
310.14.3
Inapplicable-81418898.4Missing
Valid cases231Missing cases14188
Question RouteIF (RIVFIO = 2) if proxy interview
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rprwhyReason for Proxy
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (2)
Question Number and Text RP2D : What is the reason the person is being proxied?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
In institution15.04.9
Study'g away frm hom26.05.8
Away business/work438.336.9
Temp. away from home59.18.7
Non contact63.02.9
Perm'ly too unwell716.115.5
Too ill/old85.04.9
Too busy93.02.9
Carer/family illness1215.114.6
Stressed family sitn133.02.9
Missing or wild-9128.9Missing
Inapplicable-81418898.4Missing
Valid cases103Missing cases14316
Question RouteIF (RIVFIO = 2) if proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpplevrProxy Lived at this address all life
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (3)
Question Number and Text RP3 : When did (NAME) move to this address?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Here all life142.3100.0
Inapplicable-81437799.7Missing
Valid cases42Missing cases14377
Question RouteIF (RIVFIO = 2 or RIVFIO = 3) if proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsGeographic Mobility
Neighbourhood and Residence
NoteThis variable was previously named wP3AL. Includes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpresbgmMonth started economic status - proxy
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (4)
Question Number and Text RP10M : When did (NAME) start being (STATUS AT P9) (Month)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9580.40Missing
inapplicable-81424998.82Missing
January140.033.57
February270.056.25
March320.011.79
April480.067.14
May5100.078.93
June6200.1417.86
July7140.1012.5
August880.067.14
September9220.1519.64
October1050.034.46
November1160.045.36
December1260.045.36
Total14419100.00
Valid cases112Missing cases14307
Question RouteIF ((RIVFIO = 2 or RIVFIO = 3) AND RJBSTAT NE 7) if proxy or telephone subject is not currently a full time student
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpresby4Year started economic status - proxy
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (4)
Question Number and Text RP10Y : When did (NAME) start being (STATUS AT P9) (Year)
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1989.5416.4519292008
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated11681.2100.0
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81424998.8Missing
Valid cases168Missing cases14251
Question RouteIF ((RIVFIO = 2 or RIVFIO = 3) AND RJBSTAT NE 7) if proxy or telephone subject is not currently a full time student
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpreslyStarted status after 1.9.2007 - proxy
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (4)
Question Number and Text RP11 : Was it after September 1st 2007?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, after 1.9.200715.011.1
No on/before 1.9.200240.388.9
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81437299.7Missing
Valid cases45Missing cases14374
Question RouteIF ((RIVFIO = 2 or RIVFIO = 3) AND RJBSTAT NE 7 AND RPRESBG- M/Y = -1) if proxy or telephone subject and is not currently a full time student and proxy does not know starting date of subject's current economic status
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rprfehqProxy's Highest FE qualification
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (8)
Question Number and Text RP23 : Which is the highest qualification (she/he) has got?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-960.04Missing
inapplicable-81437999.72Missing
Trade apprenticeship230.028.82
City and Guilds Pt I440.0311.76
City and Guilds Pt 2540.0311.76
City and Guilds Pt 3640.0311.76
ONC or OND720.015.88
HNC or HND830.028.82
Nursing qualifications910.012.94
Teaching qualifications1010.012.94
University diploma1120.015.88
First degree1260.0417.65
Higher degree1310.012.94
Other tech or professional1430.028.82
Total14419100.00
Valid cases34Missing cases14385
Question RouteIF (RIVFIO = 2 or RIVFIO = 3) if proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rprsehqProxy's Highest school qualification
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (9)
Question Number and Text RP25 : Which is the highest qualification (she/he) has got?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
CSE grade 131.07.1
GCSE grades D-G42.014.3
GCSE grades A-C54.028.6
O level62.014.3
A level101.07.1
SCE O'grade D-E/4-5121.07.1
Higher grade241.07.1
Cert. 6th yr study251.07.1
Other/foreign301.07.1
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81440199.9Missing
Valid cases14Missing cases14405
Question RouteIF (RIVFIO = 2 or RIVFIO = 3) if proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rprjbftProxy's Job full time / part time
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (20)
Question Number and Text RP58 : Would you say (his/her) current job is part-time or full- time?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-940.03Missing
inapplicable-81429599.14Missing
Part time1180.1215.0
Full time21020.7185.0
Total14419100.00
Valid cases120Missing cases14299
Question RouteIF (RIVFIO = 2 or RIVFIO = 3) if proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rprjbbgmMonth started current job-proxy
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (20)
Question Number and Text RP59M : When did (NAME) start working in this job? (Month)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9580.40Missing
inapplicable-81429599.14Missing
January170.0510.61
February220.013.03
April480.0612.12
May540.036.06
June6100.0715.15
July760.049.09
August890.0613.64
September980.0612.12
October1030.024.55
November1160.049.09
December1230.024.55
Total14419100.00
Valid cases66Missing cases14353
Question RouteIF ((RIVFIO = 2 or RIVFIO = 3) AND (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1))) if proxy or telephone subject did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rprjbby4Year started current job-proxy
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (20)
Question Number and Text RP59Y : When did (NAME) start working in this job? (Year)
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1999.759.1719722008
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9220.15Missing
inapplicable-81429599.14Missing
[Value >= 0]1020.71100.0
Total14419100.00
Valid cases102Missing cases14317
Question RouteIF ((RIVFIO = 2 or RIVFIO = 3) AND (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1))) if proxy or telephone subject did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18