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dypestai feel i have a number good qualities
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (9:6)
Question Number and Text DY48 : Please say whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree that the following statements apply to yourself. I feel I have a number of good qualities.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree114318.518.8
Agree255872.273.4
Disagree3506.56.6
Strongly disagree491.21.2
Missing-9121.6Missing
Don't know-11.1Missing
Valid cases760Missing cases13
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dypestbi certainly feel useless at times
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (10:6)
Question Number and Text DY49 : I certainly feel useless at times.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1526.76.8
Agree239150.650.8
Disagree326634.434.5
Strongly disagree4617.97.9
Missing-92.3Missing
Don't know-11.1Missing
Valid cases770Missing cases3
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dypestci am a likeable person
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (10:6)
Question Number and Text DY50 : I am a likeable person.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree111114.414.5
Agree260778.579.1
Disagree3405.25.2
Strongly disagree491.21.2
Missing-95.6Missing
Don't know-11.1Missing
Valid cases767Missing cases6
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dypestdi enjoy taking exercise to keep fit
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (10:6)
Question Number and Text DY51 : I enjoy taking exercise to keep fit.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree120025.926.0
Agree243155.856.0
Disagree311815.315.3
Strongly disagree4202.62.6
Missing-94.5Missing
Valid cases769Missing cases4
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6


dypestei am inclined to feel i am a failure
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (10:6)
Question Number and Text DY52 : All in all, I am inclined to feel I am a failure.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1172.22.2
Agree27910.210.3
Disagree333843.744.2
Strongly disagree433042.743.2
Missing-981.0Missing
Don't know-11.1Missing
Valid cases764Missing cases9
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dypestfat times i feel i am no good at all
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (10:6)
Question Number and Text DY53 : At times I feel I am no good at all
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1496.36.4
Agree227836.036.2
Disagree329738.438.7
Strongly disagree414318.518.6
Missing-96.8Missing
Valid cases767Missing cases6
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dypestgon the whole, my health is very good
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (10:6)
Question Number and Text DY54 : On the whole, my health is very good
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree118023.323.5
Agree249864.465.0
Disagree3759.79.8
Strongly disagree4131.71.7
Missing-95.6Missing
Don't know-12.3Missing
Valid cases766Missing cases7
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8


dyphswyour school work ?
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (11:6)
Question Number and Text DY55 : The next few questions are about how you feel about different aspects of your life. In your answer booklet there are some faces expressing various types of feelings. Below each face is a number. I want you to tick the box that comes closest to expressing how you feel about the following things... Your school work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Completely happy110012.913.0
225833.433.5
323330.130.3
Neither happy/unhapp411915.415.5
5283.63.6
6151.91.9
Completely unhappy7172.22.2
Missing-93.4Missing
Valid cases770Missing cases3
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dyphapyour appearance ?
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (11:6)
Question Number and Text DY56 : Your appearance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Completely happy113217.117.2
224131.231.4
322128.628.8
Neither happy/unhapp411214.514.6
5395.05.1
6111.41.4
Completely unhappy7121.61.6
Missing-95.6Missing
Valid cases768Missing cases5
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dyphfmyour family ?
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (11:7)
Question Number and Text DY57 : Your family? Please tick the box that best describes how you feel about your family.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Completely happy142454.955.1
220426.426.5
38310.710.8
Neither happy/unhapp4374.84.8
5101.31.3
681.01.0
Completely unhappy73.4.4
Missing-94.5Missing
Valid cases769Missing cases4
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dyphfryour friends ?
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (11:7)
Question Number and Text DY58 : Your friends?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Completely happy137248.148.3
225533.033.1
310513.613.6
Neither happy/unhapp4263.43.4
56.8.8
62.3.3
Completely unhappy74.5.5
Missing-93.4Missing
Valid cases770Missing cases3
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dyphlfdescribes how you feel about your life ?
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (11:7)
Question Number and Text DY59 : Which best describes how you feel about your life as a whole?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Completely happy127034.935.1
227135.135.2
313617.617.7
Neither happy/unhapp4587.57.5
5182.32.3
67.9.9
Completely unhappy7101.31.3
Missing-93.4Missing
Valid cases770Missing cases3
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dypcomaword closest to: beast
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (12:7)
Question Number and Text DY60 : The next few questions are rather different. We are interested in how people go about guessing words they do not know. For each word that is written on your answer sheet, there are five other words listed. Please tick the box for the word that is closest to the meaning of the word in capital letters. The words are difficult for almost everyone so please just guess if you don't know the answer. BEAST.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
afraid1536.96.9
words25.6.7
large3516.66.6
animal465484.685.2
separate55.6.7
Missing-95.6Missing
Valid cases768Missing cases5
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Education: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW4 W7 W8


dypcombword closest to: edible
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (12:7)
Question Number and Text DY61 : is EDIBLE. Which of the following words comes the closest in meaning to the word edible.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
able to speak1425.45.5
eligible2445.75.8
fit to eat364182.983.8
wise4293.83.8
argumentative591.21.2
Missing-981.0Missing
Valid cases765Missing cases8
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Education: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW4 W7 W8


dypcomcword closest to: animosity
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (12:7)
Question Number and Text DY62 : is ANIMOSITY
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
hatred124932.233.3
disobedience224832.133.2
friendship310613.714.2
animation413217.117.7
cuddly5121.61.6
Missing-9212.7Missing
Don't know-15.6Missing
Valid cases747Missing cases26
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Education: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW4 W7 W8


dypcomdword closest to: accustom
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (12:7)
Question Number and Text DY63 : ACCUSTOM
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
disappoint1151.92.0
customary224732.032.6
encounter3638.28.3
get used to436647.348.3
business5678.78.8
Missing-9111.4Missing
Don't know-14.5Missing
Valid cases758Missing cases15
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Education: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW4 W7 W8


dypcomeword closest to: space
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (13:7)
Question Number and Text DY64 : SPACE.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
school1202.62.6
noon28010.310.5
captain3698.99.1
room456873.574.5
board5253.23.3
Missing-9111.4Missing
Valid cases762Missing cases11
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Education: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW4 W7 W8


dypcomfword closest to: broaden
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (13:7)
Question Number and Text DY65 : BROADEN.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
efface1182.32.4
make level2567.27.4
elapse3384.95.0
embroider4698.99.1
widen557574.476.1
Missing-9151.9Missing
Don't know-12.3Missing
Valid cases756Missing cases17
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Education: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW4 W7 W8


dypcomgword closest to: reconcile
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (13:8)
Question Number and Text DY66 : RECONCILE
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
make up141453.655.0
return212315.916.3
invent310413.513.8
turn around4506.56.6
fall out5628.08.2
Missing-9182.3Missing
Don't know-12.3Missing
Valid cases753Missing cases20
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Education: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW4 W7 W8


dypnbkspast month how many books read ?
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:8)
Question Number and Text DY67 : Over the past month how many books have you read for pleasure? Please do not include comics or magazines.
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
4.246.92069
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
015820.420.8
Amount stated160378.079.2
Missing-991.2Missing
Don't know-13.4Missing
Valid cases761Missing cases12
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Education: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6


dypvte6how interested are you in politics ?
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:8)
Question Number and Text DY68 : How interested are you in politics?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very interested1212.72.7
Fairly interested218624.124.2
Not interested356172.673.0
Missing-95.6Missing
Valid cases768Missing cases5
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dypvte3vote for a political party: which ?
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:8)
Question Number and Text DY69 : If you could vote for a political party which would you vote for? Would it be the.. Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat, Green Party, an Other party, or don't you know?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative1739.416.4
Labour222328.850.0
Liberal Democrat3557.112.3
Green Party4729.316.1
Other5233.05.2
Missing-981.0Missing
Don't know-131941.3Missing
Valid cases446Missing cases327
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dyplvscleave school when you are 16 ?
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:8)
Question Number and Text DY70 : Do you want to leave school when you are 16, or do you plan to go on to sixth form or college?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Leave school at 1619312.014.4
Go to sixth form or255171.385.6
Missing-93.4Missing
Don't know-112616.3Missing
Valid cases644Missing cases129
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dyplvhmage you think when you leave home ?
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:8)
Question Number and Text DY71 : What age do you think you will be when you leave home?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
203.481580
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated173995.6100.0
Missing-9202.6Missing
Don't know-1141.8Missing
Valid cases739Missing cases34
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dypamarat what age want to get married ?
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:8)
Question Number and Text DY72 : At what age do you want to get married?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
20.978.92040
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Will never marry010213.213.7
Amount stated164583.486.3
Missing-9121.6Missing
Don't know-1141.8Missing
Valid cases747Missing cases26
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W18


dypaparwhat age would like to start a family ?
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:8)
Question Number and Text DY73 : At what age would you like to start a family?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
22.5910.51040
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Don't want children011915.416.0
Amount stated162380.684.0
Missing-9121.6Missing
Don't know-1192.5Missing
Valid cases742Missing cases31
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 11 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W18


dypwhrslast week, hours spent working for pay ?
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (15:8)
Question Number and Text DY74 : Last week, how many hours did you spend doing work for pay?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2.754.99040
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
015820.454.9
Amount stated113016.845.1
Missing-95.6Missing
Not applicable-848062.1Missing
Valid cases288Missing cases485
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 14 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dyppayhow much money did you earn last week ?
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (15:8)
Question Number and Text DY75 : How much money did you earn last week? Do not include pocket money or allowances.
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
6.059.56050
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
014919.353.0
Amount stated113217.147.0
Missing-9121.6Missing
Not applicable-848062.1Missing
Valid cases281Missing cases492
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 14 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dypfjobwhat job (step)father does ?
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (15:9)
Question Number and Text DY76N : What job does your father (or step-father) do? Please give his job title and describe the sort of work he does as fully as you can.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Don't have a dad1222.833.8
Father doesn't have2435.666.2
Missing-96.8Missing
Not applicable-870290.8Missing
Valid cases65Missing cases708
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 14 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW4


dypfsocoffice code: job (step)father does ?
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (15:9)
Question Number and Text DY76 : What job does your father (or step-father) do? Please give his job title and describe the sort of work he does as fully as you can.
Valid cases223Missing cases550
Index TermsChildren
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW4 W9 W10 W11


dypsocoffice code: job like when left school ?
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (15:9)
Question Number and Text DY77 : What job would you like to do when you have left school? Give as many details as possible.
Valid cases280Missing cases493
Index TermsChildren
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W12 W13 W14 W15


dypjbqathe job is secure
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (15:9)
Question Number and Text DY78 : I am going to read a list of things that some people think are important about a job. Please say whether they are very important, not very important or not at all important to you. The job is secure, with no danger of being fired or made redundant
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very important125432.987.9
Not very important2293.810.0
Not at all important36.82.1
Missing-94.5Missing
Not applicable-848062.1Missing
Valid cases289Missing cases484
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 14 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W12 W13 W17


dypjbqbwork hours short, with free time
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (15:9)
Question Number and Text DY79 : The works hours are short, with lots of free time
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very important1577.419.7
Not very important219525.267.2
Not at all important3384.913.1
Missing-93.4Missing
Not applicable-848062.1Missing
Valid cases290Missing cases483
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 14 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W12 W13 W17


dypjbqcthe work involves using your brain
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (16:9)
Question Number and Text DY80 : The work involves using your brain
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very important120626.671.0
Not very important27710.026.6
Not at all important37.92.4
Missing-93.4Missing
Not applicable-848062.1Missing
Valid cases290Missing cases483
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 14 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6


dypjbqdthe job is well-paid
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (16:9)
Question Number and Text DY81 : The job is well-paid .
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very important125132.586.6
Not very important2384.913.1
Not at all important31.1.3
Missing-93.4Missing
Not applicable-848062.1Missing
Valid cases290Missing cases483
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 14 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W12 W13 W17


dypjbqeis important and feels worthwhile
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (16:9)
Question Number and Text DY82 : The work is important and feels worthwhile
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very important125032.386.2
Not very important2364.712.4
Not at all important34.51.4
Missing-93.4Missing
Not applicable-848062.1Missing
Valid cases290Missing cases483
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 14 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6


dypjbqtwhich is the most important thing of all
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (16:9)
Question Number and Text DY83 : I am going to read all 5 job qualities again. Please wait until I have read them all before you answer and then tick the box of the one you consider the most Important thing about a job.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
A Security1749.625.7
B Short hours23.41.0
C Using your brain3243.18.3
D Good pay49111.831.6
E Feels worthwhile59612.433.3
Missing-95.6Missing
Not applicable-848062.1Missing
Valid cases288Missing cases485
Question RouteIF (DAGE12 GE 14 AND DAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.94.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6


dypevnt11st mentioned important event of year
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (16:9)
Question Number and Text DY84 : In the last year what has happened to you (or your family) which has stood out as important to you?
Valid cases246Missing cases527
Index TermsChildren
Life Events
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteFull coding frame for this variable can be found in Appendix to Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W14 W17


dypevnt22nd mentioned important event of year
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (16:9)
Question Number and Text DY84 : In the last year what has happened to you (or your family) which has stood out as important to you?
Valid cases279Missing cases494
Index TermsChildren
Life Events
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for DYPEVNT1.
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W14 W17


dypevnt33rd mentioned important event of year
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (16:9)
Question Number and Text DY84 : In the last year what has happened to you (or your family) which has stood out as important to you?
Valid cases279Missing cases494
Index TermsChildren
Life Events
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for DYPEVNT1.
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6


dypevnt44th mentioned important event of year
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (16:9)
Question Number and Text DY84 : In the last year what has happened to you (or your family) which has stood out as important to you?
Valid cases279Missing cases494
Index TermsChildren
Life Events
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for DYPEVNT1.
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6


dypwghtyoung person weight
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases773Missing cases0
Sampling Factors
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhidhousehold identification number
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (1)
Question Number and Text Office Code.
Valid cases773Missing cases0
Index TermsChildren
Key Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dypdoby4date of birth: year: 4 digit
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
197881.01.0
197914618.918.9
198016721.621.6
198115119.519.5
198214819.119.1
198315319.819.8
Valid cases773Missing cases0
Question RouteUses DYPDOBY on Record DYOUTH.
Index TermsChildren
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteFour-digit version of year base variable.
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pidcross-wave person identifier
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text DEG3
Valid cases773Missing cases0
Key Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pidpCross-wave person identifier (UKHLS)
Record TypeDYOUTH
Valid cases773Missing cases0
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dfnspnoperson number of father (nat/step)
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
012616.316.3
151666.866.8
29912.812.8
381.01.0
47.9.9
5101.31.3
66.8.8
71.1.1
Valid cases773Missing cases0
Index TermsChildren
Key Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dfnspidx-wave pid of father (nat/step)
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases773Missing cases0
Key Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dmnspnoperson number of mother (nat/step)
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0253.23.2
123830.830.8
250164.864.8
34.5.5
41.1.1
64.5.5
Valid cases773Missing cases0
Index TermsChildren
Key Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dmnspidcross-wave pid of mother (nat/step)
Record TypeDYOUTH
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases773Missing cases0
Key Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dypfsoc_ccoffice code: job (step)father does ? - condensed classification
Record TypeDYOUTH
Valid cases223Missing cases550
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW4 W9 W10 W11


dypsoc_ccoffice code: job like when left school ? - condensed classification
Record TypeDYOUTH
Valid cases280Missing cases493
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W12 W13 W14 W15