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RWLSHUDLanguage spoken talking to people
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text RD97D : Please look at the card (25) and tell me what language you mainly speak... Talking to relatives, friends or neighbours
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Only Welsh124.23.5
Mainly Welsh294.713.8
Welsh and English eq3114.816.8
Mainly English41381.020.3
Only English53092.145.4
Other61.0.1
Inapplicable-81277488.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases680Missing cases13739
Question RouteIF (RREGION = 17 AND RWLSHA-D) If R lives in Wales and can understand, speak, read or write Welsh.
Index TermsEthnicity
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW9 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RWLSHUELanguage spoken generally
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text RD97E : Please look at the card (25) and tell me what language you mainly speak... For day to day activities such as shopping or taking the bus
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Only Welsh113.11.9
Mainly Welsh267.59.9
Welsh and English eq389.613.1
Mainly English41371.020.1
Only English53662.553.8
Other68.11.2
Inapplicable-81277488.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases680Missing cases13739
Question RouteIF (RREGION = 17 AND RWLSHA-D) If R lives in Wales and can understand, speak, read or write Welsh.
Index TermsEthnicity
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW9 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RAGLT20IC: resp. Aged 20 or under
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text RD98 : Interviewer check: Is respondent aged 20 years or under?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes112288.59.1
No21222684.890.9
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases13454Missing cases965
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS.
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RSCNOW2Still at school
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text RD99 : Interviewer check: Is respondent still at school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13112.225.3
No29176.474.7
Inapplicable-81222684.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases1228Missing cases13191
Question RouteIF (RAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Education: Recent Education and Training
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RINFTEDIC: Respondent full-time student
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text RD100 : Interviewer check: Is respondent a full-time student?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13842.741.9
No25333.758.1
Not applicable-81253786.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases917Missing cases13502
Question RouteIF (RAGLT20 = 1 AND RSCNOW2 = 2) Asked if R is aged 20 or under and is not still at school.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Employment: Labour Force Status
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


REDASPHighest lvl exam like get b/f leave sch
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text RD101 : What are the highest level exams you would like to gain before you leave school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
GCSEs117.15.6
AS levels212.13.9
A levels32071.468.1
NVQ/GNVQ45.01.6
Standard Grades52.0.7
Highers627.28.9
Other734.211.2
Not applicable-81314391.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-17.0Missing
Valid cases304Missing cases14115
Question RouteIF (RAGLT20 = 1 AND RSCNOW2 = 1) Asked if R is aged 20 or under and is a full-time student.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Education: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RFEDASPWould like to go onto further education
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text RD102 : (Showcard 26) Would you like to go on to do further full-time education at any of these types of institutions after you finish school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12771.989.1
No224.27.7
Maybe/undecided310.13.2
Not applicable-81314391.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases311Missing cases14108
Question RouteIF (RAGLT20 = 1 AND RSCNOW2 = 1) Asked if R is aged 20 or under and is a full-time student.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Education: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RFEDTYPType of further education R like to do
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text RD102A : Which one?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Nurs sch./T. Hosp15.01.8
FE or HE college239.314.1
Other college36.02.2
University42271.681.9
Not applicable-81317791.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases277Missing cases14142
Question RouteIF (RAGLT20 = 1 AND RSCNOW2 = 1 AND RFEDASP = 1) Asked if R is aged 20 or under and is a full-time student and would like to go on to further full time education at type of listed (Showcard D17) institution.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Education: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RFEDLIKLikelihood of entering further education
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text RD103 : How likely is it that you will go to college or university when you finish school, even if you take a gap year between?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very likely11971.471.1
Likely272.526.0
Not very likely36.02.2
Not at all likely41.0.4
Depends(volunteered)51.0.4
Not applicable-81317791.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases277Missing cases14142
Question RouteIF (RAGLT20 = 1 AND RSCNOW2 = 1 AND RFEDASP = 1 AND RFEDTYP = 1-4) Asked if R is aged 20 or under and is a full-time student and would like to go on to further full time education at type of listed (Showcard D17) institution.
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Education: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RFEDNT11st reason not going on to f/education
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text RD104M1 : What are the main reasons you might not go on to further full-time education? First mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Decided on career28.120.5
Want to earn money312.130.8
Cost of education41.02.6
Depends on grades53.07.7
Not academic enough.65.012.8
Don't want to73.07.7
Undecided92.05.1
Other105.012.8
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81341293.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases39Missing cases14380
Question RouteIF (RAGLT20 = 1 AND RSCNOW2 = 1 AND ((RFEDASP = 1 AND RFEDTYP = 5) OR (RFEDASP = 2 OR 3) OR (RFEDASP = 1 AND RFEDTYP = 1-4 AND RFEDLIK =3-5) Asked if R is aged 20 or under and is a full -time student and would not like to go on to do further education, or has not decided yet or thinks it unlikely
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Education: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RFEDNT22nd reason not going on to f/education
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text RD104M2 : What are the main reasons you might not go on to further full-time education? Second mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned039.397.5
Cost of education41.02.5
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81341293.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases40Missing cases14379
Question RouteIF (RAGLT20 = 1 AND RSCNOW2 = 1 AND ((RFEDASP = 1 AND RFEDTYP = 5) OR (RFEDASP = 2 OR 3) OR (RFEDASP = 1 AND RFEDTYP = 1-4 AND RFEDLIK =3-5) Asked if R is aged 20 or under and is a full -time student and would not like to go on to do further education, or has not decided yet or thinks it unlikely
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
Education: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ROCFUT00Job (SOC 2000) Resp. Would like to do in future
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text RD105 : What job would you like to do once you finish your full-time education or sometime in the future?
Valid cases521Missing cases13898
Question RouteIF (RAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsEducation: Expectations
Employment: Expectations
Employment: Prospects and Training
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


ROCFUT90Job (SOC 90) Resp. Would like to do in future
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text RD105 : What job would you like to do once you finish your full-time education or sometime in the future?
Valid cases423Missing cases13996
Question RouteIF (RAGLT20 = 1) Asked if R is aged 20 or under.
Index TermsEducation: Expectations
Employment: Expectations
Employment: Prospects and Training
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


RPABRNCountry father born
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (30)
Question Number and Text RD41 : (Showcard 27) In which country was your father born?
Valid cases13454Missing cases965
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEthnicity
Family Life
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW18


RMABRNCountry mother born
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (31)
Question Number and Text RD42 : (Showcard 27) In which country was your mother born?
Valid cases13454Missing cases965
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEthnicity
Family Life
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW18


RPAPABRNCountry paternal grandfather born
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text RD43 : (Showcard 27) And your father's father, where was he born?
Valid cases13454Missing cases965
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEthnicity
Family Life
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW18


RPAMABRNCountry paternal grandmother born
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text RD44 : (Showcard 27) And your father's mother, where was she born?
Valid cases13454Missing cases965
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEthnicity
Family Life
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW18


RMAPABRNCountry maternal grandfather born
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text RD45 : (Showcard 27) And your mother's father, where was he born?
Valid cases13454Missing cases965
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEthnicity
Family Life
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW18


RMAMABRNCountry maternal grandmother born
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text RD46 : (Showcard 27) And your mother's mother, where was she born?
Valid cases13454Missing cases965
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEthnicity
Family Life
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW18


RNETUSEPersonal use of internet
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text RD51 : Now, using this card (27B), how often do you use the internet for your personal use?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No access1148210.311.1
Never2227715.817.0
Less than once a mon34413.13.3
Once a month43232.22.4
Several times a mont59576.67.2
Several times a week6273319.020.5
Daily7514935.738.5
Missing-985.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-17.0Missing
Valid cases13362Missing cases1057
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Variable OccurrenceW18


RIVDAPresent Demog section: Respondent Alone
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text RD106A : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Respondent alone
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1951666.0100.0
Not applicable-8393827.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases9516Missing cases4903
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RIVDBPresent Demog. section: Partner
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text RD106B : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Partner present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01096576.081.5
Yes1248917.318.5
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases13454Missing cases965
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RIVDCPresent Demog. section: Other Adult
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text RD106C : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Other adult(s) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01241786.192.3
Yes110377.27.7
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases13454Missing cases965
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RIVDDPresent Demog. section: Children
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text RD106D : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Child(ren) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01247286.592.7
Yes19826.87.3
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases13454Missing cases965
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RIVDEPresent Demog. section: Supervisor
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text RD106E : Interviewer Check: Who was present during this section? Supervisor present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01342493.199.8
Yes130.2.2
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases13454Missing cases965
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RPM0HHour section M began
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM0H : Interviewer Check: Hour section M began
Valid cases14188Missing cases231
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


RPM0MMinute section M began
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM0M : Interviewer Check: Minute section M began
Valid cases14188Missing cases231
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


RHLDSBL1Consider's self to be disabled
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM1 : Can I check, do you consider yourself to be a disabled person?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1150410.410.4
No21291389.689.6
Not answered-12.0Missing
Valid cases14417Missing cases2
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLSTATHealth status over last 12 months
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM2 : Please think back over the last 12 months about how your health has been. Compared to people of your own age, would you say that your health has on the whole been ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Excellent1319522.222.2
Good2685347.547.5
Fair3303021.021.0
Poor410877.57.5
Very Poor52481.71.7
Not answered-16.0Missing
Valid cases14413Missing cases6
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLPRBHealth problems: none
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM3M0 : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (28)? None
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No health problems0562639.0100.0
Inapplicable-8805855.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases5626Missing cases8793
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteThe Wave One responses to the questions on health problems were processed to derive equivalent responses to those elicited directly at later Waves.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLPRBAHealth problems: Arms, legs, hands, etc
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM3A : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (28)? Problems or disability connected with: arms, legs, hands, feet, back, or neck (including arthritis and rheumatism)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0999769.373.1
Probs arms or legs1368825.626.9
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases13685Missing cases734
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLPRBBHealth problems: Sight
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM3B : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (28)? Difficulty in seeing (other than needing glasses to read normal size print)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01294189.794.6
Difficulty seeing17445.25.4
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases13685Missing cases734
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLPRBCHealth problems: Hearing
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM3C : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (28)? Difficulty in hearing
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01247886.591.2
Difficulty hearing112078.48.8
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases13685Missing cases734
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLPRBDHealth problems: Skin conditions/allergy
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM3D : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (28)? Skin conditions/allergies
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01208783.888.3
Skin conds, allergie1159811.111.7
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases13685Missing cases734
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLPRBEHealth problems: Chest/breathing
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM3E : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (28)? Chest/breathing problems, asthma, bronchitis
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01186782.386.7
Chest, breathing pro1181812.613.3
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases13685Missing cases734
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLPRBFHealth problems: Heart/blood pressure
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM3F : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (28)? Heart/blood pressure or blood circulation problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01111177.181.2
Heart and blood1257417.918.8
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases13685Missing cases734
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLPRBGHealth problems: Stomach or digestion
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM3G : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (28)? Stomach/liver/kidneys
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01262587.692.3
Stomach, liver, kidn110607.47.7
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases13685Missing cases734
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLPRBHHealth problems: Diabetes
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM3H : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (28)? Diabetes
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01302390.395.2
Diabetes16624.64.8
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases13685Missing cases734
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLPRBIHealth problems: Anxiety, depression, etc
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM3I : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (28)? Anxiety, depression or bad nerves, psychiatric problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01254787.091.7
Anxiety, depression111387.98.3
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases13685Missing cases734
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLPRBJHealth problems: Alcohol or drugs
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM3J : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (28)? Alcohol or drug related problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01361094.499.5
Alcohol, drugs175.5.5
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases13685Missing cases734
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLPRBKHealth problems: Epilepsy
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM3K : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (28)? Epilepsy
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01357394.199.2
Epilepsy1112.8.8
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases13685Missing cases734
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLPRBLHealth problems: Migraine
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM3L : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (28)? Migraine or frequent headaches
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01275688.593.2
Migraine freq hdache19296.46.8
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases13685Missing cases734
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLPRBNHealth problems: Cancer
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM3N : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (28)? Cancer
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01347493.498.5
Cancer12111.51.5
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases13685Missing cases734
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLPRBOHealth problems: Stroke
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM3O : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (28)?Stroke
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01351993.898.8
Stroke11661.21.2
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases13685Missing cases734
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLPRBMHealth problems: Other
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text RM3M : Do you have any of the health problems or disabilities listed on this card (28)? Other health problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01296389.994.7
Other17225.05.3
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases13685Missing cases734
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RHLPRB.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLLTHealth limits daily activities
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text RM4 : Does your health in any way limit your daily activities compared to most people of your age?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1259018.018.0
No21182982.082.0
Valid cases14419Missing cases0
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLLTAHealth hinders doing the housework
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text RM5A : Please look at this card (29) and tell me which of these activities, if any, you would normally find difficult to manage on your own? Doing the housework
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0225915.766.8
Doing housework111227.833.2
Not applicable-81103876.6Missing
Valid cases3381Missing cases11038
Question RouteIF (RHLLT = 1) Asked if R's health limits daily activities
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLLTBHealth hinders climbing the stairs
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text RM5B : Please look at this card (29) and tell me which of these activities, if any, you would normally find difficult to manage on your own? Climbing stairs
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0217015.064.2
Climbing stairs112118.435.8
Not applicable-81103876.6Missing
Valid cases3381Missing cases11038
Question RouteIF (RHLLT = 1) Asked if R's health limits daily activities
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLLTCHealth hinders getting dressed
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text RM5C : Please look at this card (29) and tell me which of these activities, if any, you would normally find difficult to manage on your own? Dressing yourself
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0289720.185.7
Dressing oneself14843.414.3
Not applicable-81103876.6Missing
Valid cases3381Missing cases11038
Question RouteIF (RHLLT = 1) Asked if R's health limits daily activities
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLLTDHealth hinders walking more than 10 mins
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text RM5D : Please look at this card (29) and tell me which of these activities, if any, you would normally find difficult to manage on your own? Walking for at least 10 minutes
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0214514.963.4
Walking for 10 minut112368.636.6
Not applicable-81103876.6Missing
Valid cases3381Missing cases11038
Question RouteIF (RHLLT = 1) Asked if R's health limits daily activities
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLLTEHealth no hindrance to listed activities
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text RM5E : Please look at this card (29) and tell me which of these activities, if any, you would normally find difficult to manage on your own? (Oone of these)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0226515.771.9
Something else18856.128.1
Not applicable-81103876.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-72311.6Missing
Valid cases3150Missing cases11269
Question RouteIF (RHLLT = 1) Asked if R's health limits daily activities
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLLTWHealth limits type or amount of work
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text RM6 : Does your health limit the type of work or the amount of work you can do?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1277519.219.2
No21164480.880.8
Valid cases14419Missing cases0
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteFrom Wave 2 on interviewer is instructed to emphasise 'Includes both paid and unpaid work'.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLENDWHealth prohibits some types of work
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text RM7 : Does your health keep you from doing some types of work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1235116.388.9
No22091.47.9
Can do nothing386.63.3
Not applicable-81102576.5Missing
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Don't know-114.1Missing
Valid cases2646Missing cases11773
Question RouteIF (RHLLTW = 1) Asked if health limits type or amount of work R could do
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteQuestion concerns complete exclusion from some types of jobs.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLLTWAHow far health limits amount of work
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text RM8 : For work you can do, how much does your health limit the amount of work you can do?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
A lot18716.033.8
Somewhat29116.335.4
Just a little36024.223.4
Not at all41901.37.4
Not applicable-81111177.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases2574Missing cases11845
Question RouteIF (RHLLTW = 1 AND RHLENDW = 1-2 OR -1) Asked if health limits type of work R could do
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RHLIV65IC: Respondent 65+
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text RM9 : Interviewer Check: Is respondent aged 65 or over? (HG7)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1278019.320.3
No21090575.679.7
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases13685Missing cases734
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
NoteFilter question for the following ADL questions.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RADLAAbility to: Manage stairs
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text RM10A : Do you usually manage to get up and down stairs or steps ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1245817.088.4
Only with help21471.05.3
Not at all31741.26.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81090575.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases2779Missing cases11640
Question RouteIF (RHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee Notes in Volume A, section III.17 on the Activities of Daily Living (ADL) scale.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RADLADEase of: Managing stairs
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text RM10B : (Showcard 30) Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very easy111758.147.8
Fairly easy28015.632.6
Fairly difficult33862.715.7
Very difficult495.73.9
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81122677.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases2457Missing cases11962
Question RouteIF (RHLIV65 = 1 AND RADLA = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over and manages to get up and down stairs or steps without assistance
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RADLBAbility to: Get around house
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text RM11A : Do you usually manage to get around the house (except for any stairs) ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1268018.696.4
Only with help262.42.2
Not at all337.31.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81090575.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases2779Missing cases11640
Question RouteIF (RHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RADLBDEase of: Getting around house
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text RM11B : (Showcard 30) Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very easy1167011.662.3
Fairly easy27735.428.8
Fairly difficult31991.47.4
Very difficult438.31.4
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81100476.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases2680Missing cases11739
Question RouteIF (RHLIV65 = 1 AND RADLB = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over and manages to get around the house without assistance
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RADLCAbility to: Get in/out of bed
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text RM12A : Do you usually manage to get in and out of bed ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1268018.696.4
Only with help272.52.6
Not at all327.21.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81090575.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases2779Missing cases11640
Question RouteIF (RHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RADLCDEase of: Getting in/out of bed
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text RM12B : (Showcard 30) Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very easy1165811.561.9
Fairly easy27915.529.5
Fairly difficult31971.47.4
Very difficult434.21.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81100476.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases2680Missing cases11739
Question RouteIF (RHLIV65 = 1 AND RADLC = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over and manages to get in and out of bed without assistance
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RADLDAbility to: Cut toenails
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text RM13A : Do you usually manage to cut your toenails ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1189713.268.3
Only with help22952.010.6
Not at all35874.121.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81090575.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases2779Missing cases11640
Question RouteIF (RHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RADLDDEase of: Cutting toenails
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text RM13B : (Showcard 30) Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very easy19376.549.4
Fairly easy26164.332.5
Fairly difficult32671.914.1
Very difficult477.54.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81178781.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases1897Missing cases12522
Question RouteIF (RHLIV65 = 1 AND RADLD = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over and manages to cut own toenails without assistance
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RADLEAbility to: Bath/shower
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text RM14A : Do you usually manage to bath, shower or wash all over ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1255117.791.8
Only with help21791.26.4
Not at all349.31.8
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81090575.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases2779Missing cases11640
Question RouteIF (RHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RADLEDEase of: Bathing/showering
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text RM14B : (Showcard 30) Do you find it very easy, fairly easy, fairly difficult or very difficult to do this on your own?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very easy1152710.659.9
Fairly easy27855.430.8
Fairly difficult31981.47.8
Very difficult441.31.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81113377.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases2551Missing cases11868
Question RouteIF (RHLIV65 = 1 AND RADLE = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over and manages to bath, shower or wash all over without assistance
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18


RADLFAbility to: Walk down road
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text RM15A : Do you usually manage to go out of doors and walk down the road ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unaided1238416.585.8
Only with help21711.26.2
Not at all32241.68.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81090575.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-77345.1Missing
Valid cases2779Missing cases11640
Question RouteIF (RHLIV65 = 1) Asked if R is aged 65 or over
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
NoteSee note for RADLA.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W15 W16 W17 W18