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BHPS Documentation and Questionnaires

Record Type BCOHABIT

This Record contains information about each cohabitation spell outside legal marriage which the respondent has ever had, excepting those which preceded marriages, for which the information is contained on record BMARRIAG. There is a separate record for each spell reported at questions L38 and L39.

Note that there has been no attempt to enforce consistency between the data contained in this record, and the information about household composition and relationships at Wave One or Wave Two, contained in record types AINDALL, BINDALL, AEGOALT and BEGOALT.

See Document for BLIFEMST for a discussion of season codes.

The results contained in the following tables are obtained from unweighted data. See Volume A for a full discussion on weighting.