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BHPS Documentation and Questionnaires

Record Type BINDRESP

This Record contains individual data from full and proxy questionnaires. Data from the Household Composition Form is also copied to this record. Proxy respondents may be distinguished from main questionnaire respondents on the basis of the variable BIVFIO.

Proxy data is copied to equivalent full questionnaire variables. Where there is no equivalent variable, values are set to -7 (inapplicable). The variables BPRRS2I BPRIPN BPRWHY BPRFEHQ BPRSEHQ BPRFITB BPRJBFT etc correspond to questions which have nodirect equivalent in the full questionnaire. They are inapplicable for full respondents.

Data from the job history are contained on record BJOBHIST, except for a number of derived variables. Similarly detailed data on payment receipts from questions F3a - F3f are contained on record BINCOME.

Derived and additional copied variables are those from BIVFIO to BREGION and from BHGR2R onwards. The variables BREGION BHHSIZE BHHTYPE BTENURE and BFIHHMN are copied from record BHHRESP. The variables BIVFIO BIODC and BHGR2R to BHOH are copied from record BINDALL.

The following variables have data for all missing cases imputed (note that proxy cases do not have imputed values except in the case of BPRFITB):

See the User Documentation for a full discussion of imputation. Imputation flag variables are listed below.

The results displayed in the following tables are obtained from unweighted data. A full discussion of the use of the weights contained on this Record Type appears in Volume A.