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bnet2wrWhether 2nd closest friend is relation
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text BS3B : Is this person a relative?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1183918.719.7
No2749876.280.3
Missing or wild-91221.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases9337Missing cases508
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet3wrWhether 3rd closest friend is relation
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text BS3B : Is this person a relative?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1151515.416.2
No2782279.583.8
Missing or wild-91221.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases9337Missing cases508
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet1rlRelationship to 1st closest friend
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text BS3B : If YES write in their relationship to you, if not write in None
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Partner187.93.9
Child24314.419.3
Sibling37787.934.8
Parent44624.720.7
Grandparent57.1.3
Grandchild66.1.3
Aunt, uncle, cous71972.08.8
Other82672.711.9
Missing or wild-92382.4Missing
Inapplicable-8698671.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases2235Missing cases7610
Question RouteIF (BNET1WR = 1) If 1st closest friend is a relative
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet2rlRelationship to 2nd closest friend
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text BS3B : If YES write in their relationship to you, if not write in None
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Partner120.21.2
Child23113.217.9
Sibling36026.134.7
Parent43053.117.6
Grandparent54.0.2
Grandchild620.21.2
Aunt, uncle, cous71801.810.4
Other82953.017.0
Missing or wild-92242.3Missing
Inapplicable-8749876.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases1737Missing cases8108
Question RouteIF (BNET2WR = 1) If 2nd closest friend is a relative
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet3rlRelationship to 3rd closest friend
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text BS3B : If YES write in their relationship to you, if not write in None
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Partner117.21.2
Child22172.215.4
Sibling35125.236.3
Parent41841.913.0
Grandparent510.1.7
Grandchild617.21.2
Aunt, uncle, cous71831.913.0
Other82702.719.1
Missing or wild-92272.3Missing
Inapplicable-8782279.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases1410Missing cases8435
Question RouteIF (BNET3WR = 1) If 3rd closest friend is a relative
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet1agAge of 1st closest friend
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text BS3C : What is your friend's age?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
42.2816.841097
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Age given1886790.1100.0
Missing or wild-95866.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-15.1Missing
Valid cases8867Missing cases978
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet2agAge of 2nd closest friend
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text BS3C : What is your friend's age?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
40.8616.40292
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Age given1831584.5100.0
Missing or wild-9114111.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases8315Missing cases1530
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet3agAge of 3rd closest friend
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text BS3C : What is your friend's age?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
40.1416.24196
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Age given1786679.9100.0
Missing or wild-9159116.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases7866Missing cases1979
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet1knTime known 1st closest friend
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text BS3D : About how long have you known him or her?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 yr12352.42.6
1-2 yrs25775.96.4
3-10 yrs3251225.528.1
10 yrs or more4563057.262.9
Missing or wild-95055.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8954Missing cases891
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet2knTime known 2nd closest friend
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text BS3D : About how long have you known him or her?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 yr12022.12.4
1-2 yrs27057.28.4
3-10 yrs3271027.532.2
10 yrs or more4479848.757.0
Missing or wild-9104410.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8415Missing cases1430
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet3knTime known 3rd closest friend
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text BS3D : About how long have you known him or her?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 yr12943.03.7
1-2 yrs27908.09.9
3-10 yrs3273727.834.3
10 yrs or more4416142.352.1
Missing or wild-9147715.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases7982Missing cases1863
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet1phHow often see 1st closest friend
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text BS3E : How often do you see or get in touch with your friend either by visiting, writing or by telephone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days1332133.737.2
Least once week2347535.338.9
Least once month3145514.816.3
Less often46887.07.7
Missing or wild-95205.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8939Missing cases906
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet2phHow often see 2nd closest friend
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text BS3E : How often do you see or get in touch with your friend either by visiting, writing or by telephone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days1234923.927.9
Least once week2330033.539.2
Least once month3187419.022.2
Less often49059.210.7
Missing or wild-9103110.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8428Missing cases1417
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet3phHow often see 3rd closest friend
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text BS3E : How often do you see or get in touch with your friend either by visiting, writing or by telephone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days1201020.425.1
Least once week2285629.035.7
Least once month3200520.425.1
Less often4112511.414.1
Missing or wild-9146314.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases7996Missing cases1849
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet1lvHow far away 1st closest friend lives
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text BS3F : About how many miles away does your friend live?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 mile1296830.133.2
Less than 5 miles2264926.929.7
5-50 miles3206120.923.1
Over 50 miles4125212.714.0
Missing or wild-95295.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8930Missing cases915
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet2lvHow far away 2nd closest friend lives
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text BS3F : About how many miles away does your friend live?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 mile1254725.930.3
Less than 5 miles2264226.831.4
5-50 miles3203520.724.2
Over 50 miles4119412.114.2
Missing or wild-9104110.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8418Missing cases1427
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet3lvHow far away 3rd closest friend lives
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text BS3F : About how many miles away does your friend live?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 mile1233323.729.2
Less than 5 miles2240824.530.2
5-50 miles3206421.025.8
Over 50 miles4118012.014.8
Missing or wild-9147415.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases7985Missing cases1860
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet1jbEmployment of 1st closest friend
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text BS3G : Which of these best describes what your friend does?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
FT employed1433244.048.7
PT employed2117712.013.2
Unemployed35425.56.1
FT educatn45435.56.1
FT housewrk58508.69.6
Fully retird6145514.816.4
Missing or wild-95605.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8899Missing cases946
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet2jbEmployment of 2nd closest friend
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text BS3G : Which of these best describes what your friend does?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
FT employed1409541.648.8
PT employed2118712.114.1
Unemployed35455.56.5
FT educatn45225.36.2
FT housewrk58548.710.2
Fully retird6118612.014.1
Missing or wild-9107010.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8389Missing cases1456
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnet3jbEmployment of 3rd closest friend
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text BS3G : Which of these best describes what your friend does?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
FT employed1403641.050.6
PT employed2108011.013.5
Unemployed35245.36.6
FT educatn45325.46.7
FT housewrk57227.39.1
Fully retird6108011.013.5
Missing or wild-9148515.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases7974Missing cases1871
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bnetsocBest friends occupation
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (8)
Question Number and Text BS4A : Thinking now of your best friend or the friend you feel closest to. 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.
Insuff detail 997 331 3.4 3.9 Missing or wild -9 813 8.3 Missing Proxy respondent -7 386 3.9 Missing Refused -2 15 .2 Missing Don't know -1 126 1.3 Missing Valid cases 8505 Missing cases 1340
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not working (nos)0971.01.1
Looking aft hme/fmly14014.14.7
Retired21521.51.8
Unemployed370.7.8
F/t student43914.04.6
Long term sick52.0.0
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
NoteFor complete coding frame, see Appendix to Vol. A. This version contains some extra codes, outside the realm of SOC, to describe the activities of the person mentioned. In above table (nos) means 'not otherwise specified'.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


bprrs2iRelationship of Proxy to Informant
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (2)
Question Number and Text BP2B : 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 person15.11.3
Lawful spouse21681.744.8
Live-in partner325.36.7
Natural child443.411.5
Daughter or son-in-l94.01.1
Natural brother or s1017.24.5
Brother or sister-in122.0.5
Natural parent1393.924.8
Other parent141.0.3
Any grand parent161.0.3
Any cousin181.0.3
Any aunt or uncle191.0.3
Any nephew202.0.5
Employee221.0.3
Lodger or boarder232.0.5
Unrelated sharer247.11.9
Other302.0.5
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-8945996.1Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases375Missing cases9470
Question RouteIF (BIVFIO=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


bpripnPerson number of informant
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (2)
Question Number and Text BP2C : Enter person number of Proxy INFORMANT (FROM HOUSEHOLD GRID)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
06.11.6
11441.537.5
21962.051.0
331.38.1
44.01.0
51.0.3
72.0.5
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8945996.1Missing
Valid cases384Missing cases9461
Question RouteIF (BIVFIO=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


bprwhyReason for Proxy
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (2)
Question Number and Text BP2D : What is the reason the person is being proxied?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
In institution110.12.6
Study'g away frm hom23.0.8
On holiday35.11.3
Away business/work472.718.8
Temp. away from home524.26.3
Non contact61021.026.6
Perm'ly too unwell738.49.9
Temporarily unwell89.12.3
Old age99.12.3
Deaf/speech probs107.11.8
Language problems1124.26.3
Other1280.820.9
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8945996.1Missing
Valid cases383Missing cases9462
Question RouteIF (BIVFIO=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


bpplevrProxy Lived at this address all life
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Here all life129.3100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8981599.7Missing
Valid cases29Missing cases9816
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


bprfehqProxy's Highest FE qualification
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (6)
Question Number and Text BP13 : Which is the highest qualification (she/he) has got?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Youth training cert12.01.6
Trade apprenticeship222.217.1
Clerical and commerc36.14.7
City and Guilds Pt I423.217.8
City and Guilds Pt 257.15.4
City and Guilds Pt 3610.17.8
ONC or OND73.02.3
HNC or HND87.15.4
Nursing qualificatio92.01.6
Teaching qualificati105.13.9
First degree1215.211.6
Higher degree134.03.1
Other tech or profes1423.217.8
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8971498.7Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases129Missing cases9716
Question RouteIF (BIVFIO=2) If proxy 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


bprsehqProxy's Highest school qualification
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (7)
Question Number and Text BP15 : Which is the highest qualification (she/he) has got?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
School cert or Matri13.03.9
CSE grade 2-5212.115.8
CSE grade 136.17.9
GCSE grades D-G42.02.6
GCSE grades A-C512.115.8
O level69.111.8
O level A - C77.19.2
O level D - E81.01.3
Higher school certif92.02.6
A level1013.117.1
SCE O'grade D-E/4-5121.01.3
O grades131.01.3
Higher grade164.05.3
SLC Lower grade181.01.3
Other202.02.6
Inapplicable-8976999.2Missing
Valid cases76Missing cases9769
Question RouteIF (BIVFIO=2) If proxy 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


bprfitbProxy's personal income, banded
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (19)
Question Number and Text BP61 : Would you please look at this card and give me the letter for the group in which you would place (NAME'S) total personal income from all sources, before tax and other deductions.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No income023.26.0
lt 77 pw/lt 3999 pa193.924.1
78-115 pw/4k-5999261.615.8
116-154 pw/6k-7999326.36.7
155-192 pw/8k-9999435.49.1
193-230 pw/10k-11999522.25.7
231-289 pw/12k-14999632.38.3
290-346 pw/15k-17999719.24.9
347-385 pw/18k-19999816.24.1
386-442 pw/20k-22999918.24.7
443-500 pw/23k-259991013.13.4
501-558 pw/26k-28999116.11.6
559-615 pw/29k-31999122.0.5
616-673 pw/32k-34999136.11.6
674+ pw/35000+ pa1414.13.6
Inapplicable-8945996.1Missing
Valid cases386Missing cases9459
Question RouteIF (BIVFIO=2) If proxy interview
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is a variable directly associated with a question, the imputation flag BPRFITBI takes missing value code of original variable (e.g. Don't know, refuse, etc.) if imputed, and 0 if not imputed, or -8 if the variable was inapplicable.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bpim1Person present at proxy int. mention 1st
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (20)
Question Number and Text BPI1 : Interviewer check: Who was present during the interview? (1st mention)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Informant alone12582.668.3
Partner present247.512.4
Other adults present351.513.5
Children present422.25.8
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8945996.1Missing
Valid cases378Missing cases9467
Question RouteIF (BIVFIO=2) If proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW2


bpim2Person present at proxy int. mention 2nd
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Question Number and Text BPI1 : Interviewer check: Who was present during the interview? (2nd mention)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
03633.796.0
Other adults present36.11.6
Children present49.12.4
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8945996.1Missing
Valid cases378Missing cases9467
Question RouteIF (BIVFIO=2) If proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW2


bprjbftProxy's Job full time / part time
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (15)
Question Number and Text BP49 : Would you say (his/her) current job is part-time or full-time?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Part time129.311.7
Full time22192.288.3
Inapplicable-8959797.5Missing
Valid cases248Missing cases9597
Question RouteIF (BIVFIO=2) If proxy 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


pidCross-wave person identifier
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text BEG3 : Office Code
Valid cases9845Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
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 TypeBINDRESP
Valid cases9845Missing cases0
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


biviow1Interview outcome Wave 1
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text BEG7 : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Full interview1874288.893.6
Proxy22522.62.7
Refusal393.91.0
Absent, no proxy46.1.1
Oth non-cont/no prox579.8.8
Pres/no intv/no prox62.0.0
Child under 1671601.61.7
Other87.1.1
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-84945.0Missing
Valid cases9341Missing cases504
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW2


bhhmemHousehold membership
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text BEG9 : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Orig member resident1925594.094.0
Orig member absent226.3.3
New entrant -residen54915.05.0
New entrant - absent63.0.0
Orig membr -missed w770.7.7
Valid cases9845Missing cases0
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
NoteCopied variable from Record Type BINDALL. Approximate equivalent to AHGCIA.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bnelyrNew entrants - in HH last year?
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text BEG10 : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Original member0934194.994.9
Yes110.1.1
No24945.05.0
Valid cases9845Missing cases0
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Changes
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteCopied variable from Record Type BINDSAMP. Approximate equivalent to AHGMJN. At later waves equivalent information to that found in this variable is covered by wHHMEM.
Variable OccurrenceW2


bnewhyNew entrants - why living in HH
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text BEG11 : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Listed member0934895.095.0
Marriage/cohab21531.61.6
From college/univers316.2.2
From institution42.0.0
Moved in with parent659.6.6
Shared accommodation7961.01.0
Other81701.71.7
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases9844Missing cases1
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Changes
Relationship between Household Members
NoteCopied variable from Record Type BINDALL.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bnemnjnNew entrants - month joined HH
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text BEG12M : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Original member0934794.995.0
January118.2.2
February222.2.2
March325.3.3
April423.2.2
May541.4.4
June629.3.3
July767.7.7
August843.4.4
September9951.01.0
October1062.6.6
November1125.3.3
December1242.4.4
Don't know-16.1Missing
Valid cases9839Missing cases6
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Changes
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteCopied variable from Record Type BINDSAMP. Approximate equivalent to AHGMJN.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bneyrjnNew entrants - year joined HH
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text BEG12Y : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Original member0934895.095.0
19919181.8.8
1992924074.14.1
Don't know-19.1Missing
Valid cases9836Missing cases9
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Changes
NoteCopied variable from Record Type BINDSAMP. Approximate equivalent to AHGYJN.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6


bivfioIndividual interview outcome
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text BEG17 : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Full interview1945996.196.1
Proxy interview23863.93.9
Valid cases9845Missing cases0
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
NoteImportant variable for analysis purposes. With a few exceptions, data from proxy and telephone interviews have been merged with that from respondents. Proxy and telephone respondents, however, have zero Respondent weights and can be selected out by use of this variable. A coding frame for this variable with full labels can be found in Appendix to Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bivcoopExtent of cooperation
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text BEG20 : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Cooperative1907992.296.1
Some persuasion need23093.13.3
Very reluctant361.6.6
Missing or wild-96.1Missing
Inapplicable-83904.0Missing
Valid cases9449Missing cases396
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
NoteCopied variable from Record Type BINDALL.
Variable OccurrenceW2


biodcDocument check
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text BEG21 : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Ind and self comp1933694.894.8
Ind only (no self co21231.21.2
Proxy33863.93.9
Valid cases9845Missing cases0
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhgr2rRelationship to reference person
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (2)
Question Number and Text BHG2
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Reference person1507051.551.5
Lawful spouse2277128.128.1
Live-in partner33443.53.5
Natural child4119612.112.1
Adopted child511.1.1
Foster child61.0.0
Step-child731.3.3
Partner's child83.0.0
Daughter/son-in-law920.2.2
Natural bro/sister1054.5.5
Bro/sister-in-law125.1.1
Natural parent1335.4.4
Other parent141.0.0
Mother/father-in-law1524.2.2
Any grand child1713.1.1
Any cousin181.0.0
Any aunt or uncle193.0.0
Any nephew204.0.0
Employee224.0.0
Lodger or boarder2368.7.7
Unrelated sharer241851.91.9
Other301.0.0
Valid cases9845Missing cases0
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteCopied Variable from Record Type BINDALL.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18