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BHPS Documentation and Questionnaires

bhidhousehold identification number
Record TypeBEGOALT
QuestionnaireIndividual (1)
Question Number and Text Office code
Valid cases29266Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bpnoego's person number
Record TypeBEGOALT
QuestionnaireIndividual (1)
Question Number and Text Office code
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1783126.826.8
2781526.726.7
3604520.720.7
4451515.415.4
519916.86.8
66622.32.3
7218.7.7
873.2.2
954.2.2
1042.1.1
1120.1.1
Valid cases29266Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bopnoalter's person number
Record TypeBEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1783126.826.8
2781526.726.7
3604520.720.7
4451515.415.4
519916.86.8
66622.32.3
7218.7.7
873.2.2
954.2.2
1042.1.1
1120.1.1
Valid cases29266Missing cases0
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


brelrelationship of bopno to bpno
Record TypeBEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Undefined074.3.3
Lawful spouse2577219.719.7
Live-in partner37492.62.6
Natural child4737625.225.2
Adopted child555.2.2
Foster child67.0.0
Step/partner's-child7277.9.9
Daughter/son-in-law9120.4.4
Natural brother/sist10516417.617.6
Other brother/sister1164.2.2
Brother/sister-in-la1254.2.2
Natural parent13737625.225.2
Other parent1463.2.2
Mother/father-in-law15120.4.4
Any grand parent16138.5.5
Any grand child17138.5.5
Any cousin1824.1.1
Any aunt/uncle1924.1.1
Any nephew/niece2024.1.1
Any other relative2110.0.0
Employee224.0.0
Lodger/border2381.3.3
Unrelated sharer248953.13.1
Step parent25277.9.9
Employer264.0.0
Landlady/lord2781.3.3
Half-sibling282901.01.0
Other child291.0.0
Other304.0.0
Valid cases29266Missing cases0
Question RouteUses BPNO BHGR2R BHGSEX BMASTAT BHGSPN BHGFNO BHGMNO on Record BINDALL
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bsexsex
Record TypeBEGOALT
QuestionnaireIndividual (3)
Question Number and Text BD11 : Interviewer Check: sex of respondent
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male11461349.949.9
Female21465350.150.1
Valid cases29266Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bosexalter's sex
Record TypeBEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male11461349.949.9
Female21465350.150.1
Valid cases29266Missing cases0
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


blwstatalter's residence at last wave
Record TypeBEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Co-resident12551087.294.6
Alter birth34511.51.7
Not in sample610013.43.7
Missing household-960.2Missing
Ego New entrant-822447.7Missing
Valid cases26962Missing cases2304
Question RouteUses BHID BPNO BOPNO BREL on Record BEGOALT. Uses PID BSAMPST BMOVEST on Record BINDALL. Uses AIVFHO on Record XWAVEID.
Index TermsGeographic Location
Key Linking Variable
NoteAllows computation of h/hold composition change measures since Wave One.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bnwstatalter's residence at next wave
Record TypeBEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Still co-resident12532286.586.5
Different household220256.96.9
Alter out of scope423.1.1
Alter died5103.4.4
Both non-resp, DK78923.03.0
Ego left sample87222.52.5
Ego died/out scope9179.6.6
Valid cases29266Missing cases0
Index TermsGeographic Location
Key Linking Variable
NoteThis variable can only exist at a particular Wave once the next Wave of data has been collected.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pidcross-wave person identifier
Record TypeBEGOALT
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text BEG3
Valid cases29266Missing cases0
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pidpCross-wave person identifier (UKHLS)
Record TypeBEGOALT
Valid cases29266Missing cases0
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bopidalter's cross-wave person identifier
Record TypeBEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases29266Missing cases0
Relationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18