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edebtbOwe money - personal loan
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (92)
Question Number and Text EF48B : Which ones? Personal loans (from bank, building society or other financial institution)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0744480.584.8
Personal loan1133514.415.2
Missing-98.1Missing
Not applicable-837.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases8779Missing cases470
Question RouteIF (EDEBT=1) Asked if R owes money on any of things listed (Showcard 43)
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Loan Repayments
Financial Management: Material Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW5 W10 W15


edebtcOwe money - credit card(s)
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (92)
Question Number and Text EF48C : Which ones? Credit cards (inc store cards)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0752781.485.7
Credit card(s)1125213.514.3
Missing-98.1Missing
Not applicable-837.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases8779Missing cases470
Question RouteIF (EDEBT=1) Asked if R owes money on any of things listed (Showcard 43)
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Loan Repayments
Financial Management: Material Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW5 W10 W15


edebtdOwe money - mail order purchase
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (92)
Question Number and Text EF48D : Which ones? Catalogue or mail order purchase agreements
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0779484.388.8
Mail order p'chase198510.611.2
Missing-98.1Missing
Not applicable-837.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases8779Missing cases470
Question RouteIF (EDEBT=1) Asked if R owes money on any of things listed (Showcard 43)
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Loan Repayments
Financial Management: Material Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW5 W10 W15


edebteOwe money - DSS Social Fund loan
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (92)
Question Number and Text EF48E : Which ones? DSS Social Fund loan
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0869694.099.1
DSS social fund183.9.9
Missing-98.1Missing
Not applicable-837.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases8779Missing cases470
Question RouteIF (EDEBT=1) Asked if R owes money on any of things listed (Showcard 43)
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Loan Repayments
Financial Management: Material Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW5 W10 W15


edebtfOwe money - loans from individual
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (92)
Question Number and Text EF48F : Which ones? Any other loans from a private individual
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0864093.498.4
Loan from indivdl11391.51.6
Missing-98.1Missing
Not applicable-837.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases8779Missing cases470
Question RouteIF (EDEBT=1) Asked if R owes money on any of things listed (Showcard 43)
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Loan Repayments
Financial Management: Material Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW5 W10 W15


edebtgOwe money - something else
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (92)
Question Number and Text EF48G : Which ones? Anything else?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0873094.499.4
Something else149.5.6
Missing-98.1Missing
Not applicable-837.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases8779Missing cases470
Question RouteIF (EDEBT=1) Asked if R owes money on any of things listed (Showcard 43)
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Loan Repayments
Financial Management: Material Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW5 W10 W15


edebtyOwe money - how much
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (92)
Question Number and Text EF49 : About how much in total do you owe?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2121.364659.79099999
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
05.1.2
Amount stated1317134.399.8
Missing-910.1Missing
Not applicable-8539358.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Refused-267.7Missing
Don't know-11812.0Missing
Valid cases3176Missing cases6073
Question RouteIF (EDEBT=1) Asked if R owes money on any of things listed (Showcard 43)
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Loan Repayments
Financial Management: Material Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW5 W10 W15


edebtc1Owe money - 500 or more
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (93)
Question Number and Text EF50A : Would it amount to 500 or more?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11001.167.1
No249.532.9
Missing-920.2Missing
Not applicable-8863693.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Refused-24.0Missing
Don't know-118.2Missing
Valid cases149Missing cases9100
Question RouteIF (EDEBT=1 AND EDEBTY= -1) Asked if R owes money on any of things listed (Showcard 43) and does not know how much
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Loan Repayments
Financial Management: Material Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW5 W10 W15


edebtc2Owe money - 1500 or more
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (93)
Question Number and Text EF50B : 1500 or more?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes161.762.2
No237.437.8
Missing-99.1Missing
Not applicable-8871994.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases98Missing cases9151
Question RouteIF (EDEBT=1 AND EDEBTY= -1 AND EDEBTC1=1) Asked if R owes money on any of things listed (Showcard 43) and does not know how much but it is more than 500
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Loan Repayments
Financial Management: Material Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW5 W10 W15


edebtc3Owe money - 5000 or more
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (93)
Question Number and Text EF50C : 5,000 or more?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes114.224.6
No243.575.4
Missing-99.1Missing
Not applicable-8875894.7Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases57Missing cases9192
Question RouteIF (EDEBT=1 AND EDEBTY= -1 AND EDEBTC1=1 AND EDEBTC2=1) Asked if R owes money on any of things listed (Showcard 43) and does not know how much but it is more than 5,000
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Loan Repayments
Financial Management: Material Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW5 W10 W15


edebtc4Owe money - 100 or more
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (93)
Question Number and Text EF50D : 100 or more?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes144.578.6
No212.121.4
Missing-918.2Missing
Not applicable-8874094.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Don't know-113.1Missing
Valid cases56Missing cases9193
Question RouteIF (EDEBT=1 AND EDEBTY= -1 AND (EDEBTC1=2 OR EDEBTC1= -1)) Asked if R owes money on any of things listed (Showcard 43) and does not know how much or it is less than 500
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Loan Repayments
Financial Management: Material Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW5 W10 W15


edebtjOwe money - joint commitment
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (93)
Question Number and Text EF51 : Is this (are any of these) a joint commitment with someone else?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1100310.831.9
No2214523.268.1
Missing-92142.3Missing
Not applicable-8546459.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases3148Missing cases6101
Question RouteIF (EDEBT=1 AND EDEBTY GE -1) Asked if R owes money on any of things listed (Showcard 43) and has indicated or does not know how much is owed
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Loan Repayments
Financial Management: Material Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW5


espinhhWhether living with spouse or partner
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (93)
Question Number and Text EF52 : Interviewer check: Is respondent living with spouse/partner?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1564461.063.9
No2318334.436.1
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8827Missing cases422
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
NoteAn important variable which determines route through questionnaire; although this check is made several times during course of interview, it is included only once as a variable on the database.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ehurunsHow household finances are organised
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (94)
Question Number and Text EF53 : People organise their household finances in different ways. Which of the methods on this card (40) comes closest to the way you organise yours? It doesn't have to fit exactly - just choose the nearest one. You can just tell me which letter applies.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
R looks after HH mon1103811.218.4
Partner looks after294310.216.8
R given HH allowance32863.15.1
Part has HH allwnce42302.54.1
Share HH fin equally5290031.451.5
Maintain separately61842.03.3
Other arrangement746.5.8
Missing or wild-917.2Missing
Inapplicable-8318334.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases5627Missing cases3622
Question RouteIF (ESPINHH = 1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner
Index TermsFamily Life
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W15


ehubossWho has last say in financial decisions
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (94)
Question Number and Text EF54 : In your household who has the final say in big financial decisions? DO NOT PROMPT
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Respondent18809.515.7
Partner28108.814.4
Equal say3390542.269.5
Other422.2.4
Missing or wild-919.2Missing
Inapplicable-8318334.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-16.1Missing
Valid cases5617Missing cases3632
Question RouteIF (ESPINHH = 1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner
Index TermsFamily Life
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W15


ehubuysWho does the grocery shopping (couples)
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (95)
Question Number and Text EF55A : Could you please say who mostly does these household jobs here? Is it mostly yourself, or mostly your spouse/partner, or is the work shared equally? 1. Grocery shopping
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mostly self1188420.433.4
Mostly partner2156016.927.7
Shared3214423.238.1
Other441.4.7
Paid help only54.0.1
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Inapplicable-8318334.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases5633Missing cases3616
Question RouteIF (EHHSIZE GT 1 AND ESPINHH=1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner
Index TermsFamily Life
Roles of Partners/Spouses: Domestic Work
NoteAt Wave Four the high number of 'Other' responses to this set of questions led to the category 'Paid help only' being coded separately and given the value 4, 'Other' recoded to 5. This extra category was formalised into the questions at Wave 6. In Wave Two, there is only one summary question on domestic division of labour, BHUDOES, where the response categories differ.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ehufrysWho does the cooking (couples)
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (95)
Question Number and Text EF55B : Could you please say who mostly does these household jobs here? Is it mostly yourself, or mostly your spouse/partner, or is the work shared equally? 2. Cooking
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mostly self1241526.142.9
Mostly partner2203222.036.1
Shared3115312.520.5
Other431.3.6
Paid help only52.0.0
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Inapplicable-8318334.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases5633Missing cases3616
Question RouteIF (EHHSIZE GT 1 AND ESPINHH=1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner
Index TermsFamily Life
Roles of Partners/Spouses: Domestic Work
NoteSee note for EHUBUYS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ehumopsWho does the cleaning (couples)
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (95)
Question Number and Text EF55C : Could you please say who mostly does these household jobs here? Is it mostly yourself, or mostly your spouse/partner, or is the work shared equally? 3. Cleaning/hoovering
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mostly self1224424.339.9
Mostly partner2183019.832.5
Shared3131714.223.4
Other464.71.1
Paid help only51761.93.1
Missing or wild-913.1Missing
Inapplicable-8318334.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases5631Missing cases3618
Question RouteIF (EHHSIZE GT 1 AND ESPINHH=1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner
Index TermsFamily Life
Roles of Partners/Spouses: Domestic Work
NoteSee note for EHUBUYS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ehuironWho does the washing/ironing (couples)
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (95)
Question Number and Text EF55D : Could you please say who mostly does these household jobs here? Is it mostly yourself, or mostly your spouse/partner, or is the work shared equally? 4. Washing and ironing
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mostly self1251627.244.7
Mostly partner2210922.837.5
Shared38839.515.7
Other482.91.5
Paid help only541.4.7
Missing or wild-912.1Missing
Inapplicable-8318334.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases5631Missing cases3618
Question RouteIF (EHHSIZE GT 1 AND ESPINHH=1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner
Index TermsFamily Life
Roles of Partners/Spouses: Domestic Work
NoteSee note for EHUBUYS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ehhch12Child/ren under 12 in household
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (95)
Question Number and Text EF56 : Interviewer Check: (HOUSEHOLD GRID) Is/are there child(ren) aged 12 or under living in the household?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1199221.535.3
No2365239.564.7
Inapplicable-8318334.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases5644Missing cases3605
Question RouteIF (ESPINHH = 1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner
Index TermsChildren
Relationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ehusitsWho is responsible for childcare
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (95)
Question Number and Text EF57 : Who is mainly responsible for looking after the child(ren)? Is it ...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mainly resp17347.937.4
Mainly partner25896.430.0
Joint w partner36146.631.3
Some one else425.31.3
Missing or wild-930.3Missing
Inapplicable-8683573.9Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases1962Missing cases7287
Question RouteIF (ESPINHH = 1 AND EHHCH12=1) Asked if R lives with spouse or partner and child(ren) aged 12 or under live in household
Index TermsChild Care
Family Life
Gender Roles
NoteRe-wording of question, as well as re-ordering of, and additional categories between Wave One and Wave Two. See Questionnaire and Showcard texts at the end of this Volume.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ehowlngHours per week on housework
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (96)
Question Number and Text EF58 : About how many hours do you spend on housework in an average week, such as time spent cooking, cleaning and doing the laundry?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11.7411.60099
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
06196.77.1
Amount stated1811487.792.9
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Don't know-184.9Missing
Valid cases8733Missing cases516
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsGender Roles
Time Use
NoteTo investigate domestic division of labour in more depth.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eivfaH/hold finance section: respondent alone
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (96)
Question Number and Text EF60A : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Respondent alone
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Respondent alone1521556.4100.0
Missing or wild-976.8Missing
Inapplicable-8353638.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases5215Missing cases4034
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eivfbH/hold finance section: partner alone
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (96)
Question Number and Text EF60B : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Partner present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0113412.332.1
Partner present2240226.067.9
Missing or wild-976.8Missing
Inapplicable-8521556.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases3536Missing cases5713
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eivfcH/hold finance section: adult present
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (96)
Question Number and Text EF60C : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Other adult(s) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0269329.176.2
Other adlts pres38439.123.8
Missing or wild-976.8Missing
Inapplicable-8521556.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases3536Missing cases5713
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eivfdH/hold finance section: child present
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (96)
Question Number and Text EF60D : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Child(ren) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0273929.677.5
Children present47978.622.5
Missing or wild-976.8Missing
Inapplicable-8521556.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases3536Missing cases5713
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eivfeH/hold finance sect: supervisor present
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (96)
Question Number and Text EF60E : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Supervisor present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0344637.397.5
Supervisor present5901.02.5
Missing or wild-976.8Missing
Inapplicable-8521556.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases3536Missing cases5713
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eivfoihHour interview finished
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (96)
Question Number and Text EF61H : (Interviewer Check) Hour interview ended
Valid cases9175Missing cases74
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eivfoimMinute interview finished
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (96)
Question Number and Text EF61M : (Interviewer Check) Minute interview ended
Valid cases9170Missing cases79
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eivscIC: self completion document
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (97)
Question Number and Text EF62 : Interviewer check for Self-Completion
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
R compl/returned1853292.296.7
R requi assistance21932.12.2
R refused323.2.3
Other : completed425.3.3
Other: not completed554.6.6
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8827Missing cases422
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


emrssciMRS Social Class Individual
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (97)
Question Number and Text EF63B : INTERVIEWER CODE. MRS SOCIAL GRADE FOR INDIVIDUAL
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
AB1111612.112.7
C12300432.534.1
C23120013.013.6
D4145615.716.5
E5134714.615.3
N/A not coded66867.47.8
Missing or wild-918.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8809Missing cases440
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
Employment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteMRS - Market Research Society
Variable OccurrenceW5


emrsschMRS Social Class Household
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (97)
Question Number and Text EF63A : INTERVIEWER CODE. MRS SOCIAL GRADE FOR HOUSEHOLD
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
AB1179119.420.3
C12284630.832.3
C23182819.820.7
D4116412.613.2
E5107211.612.2
N/A not coded61191.31.3
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8820Missing cases429
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
Employment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteMRS - Market Research Society
Variable OccurrenceW5


eiv1Others present during interview
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (98)
Question Number and Text EI1 : Were any other people present during any of this interview?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1397343.045.1
No2482852.254.9
Missing or wild-926.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8801Missing cases448
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


eiv2Did others influence interview
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (98)
Question Number and Text EI2 : Did any of these people seem to influence any of the answers given by the respondent? (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
A great deal120.2.5
A fair amount252.61.3
A little33103.47.8
Not at all4359638.990.4
Missing or wild-9911.0Missing
Inapplicable-8504454.5Missing
Proxy respondent-71361.5Missing
Valid cases3978Missing cases5271
Question RouteIF (EIV1=1) Asked if other people present during any of 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


eiv4Cooperation of respondent
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (98)
Question Number and Text EI4 : In general, the respondent's co-operation during the interview was ...... (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very good1769783.284.7
Good2115712.512.7
Fair32012.22.2
Poor423.2.3
Very poor56.1.1
Missing or wild-91651.8Missing
Valid cases9084Missing cases165
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eiv5Completion of tracking schedule
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (98)
Question Number and Text EI5 : Was the respondent willing to complete the tracking schedule?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, completed1837090.596.7
No, refused21471.61.7
Other31361.51.6
Missing or wild-95966.4Missing
Valid cases8653Missing cases596
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eiv6aProblems affecting interview: eyesight
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (99)
Question Number and Text EI6A : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? Poor eyesight (blindness). (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes175.8.9
No2861093.199.1
Missing or wild-91421.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8685Missing cases564
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eiv6bProblems affecting interview: hearing
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (99)
Question Number and Text EI6B : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? Hearing problems. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11451.61.7
No2854092.398.3
Missing or wild-91421.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8685Missing cases564
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eiv6cProblems affecting interview: reading
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (99)
Question Number and Text EI6C : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? Reading difficulties. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes180.9.9
No2860193.099.1
Missing or wild-91461.6Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8681Missing cases568
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eiv6dProblems affecting interview: english
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (99)
Question Number and Text EI6D : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? English was 2nd language. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes160.6.7
No2861693.299.3
Missing or wild-91511.6Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8676Missing cases573
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eiv6eProblems affecting interview: language
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (99)
Question Number and Text EI6E : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? Other language problems. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes110.1.1
No2866493.799.9
Missing or wild-91531.7Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8674Missing cases575
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eiv6fProblems affecting interview: interprete
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (99)
Question Number and Text EI7 : Did the respondent have any of the following problems which may have affected the interview? Interpreter used. (Interviewer observations)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes139.4.5
No2828889.699.5
Missing or wild-95005.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8327Missing cases922
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eiv7PNO of interpreter
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (99)
Question Number and Text EI8 : Write in person number of interpreter from household grid or 00 if not in household
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No interpreter HH05.119.2
16.123.1
23.011.5
36.123.1
42.07.7
54.015.4
Missing or wild-95135.5Missing
Inapplicable-8828889.6Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases26Missing cases9223
Question RouteIF (EIV6F=1) Asked if R used an interpreter
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eghqaGHQ: concentration
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (2)
Question Number and Text ES1A : Have you recently....been able to concentrate on whatever you're doing?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Better thn usual15435.96.2
Same as usual2642369.473.8
Less than usual3151916.417.4
Much less thn usual42242.42.6
Missing or wild-91181.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8709Missing cases540
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NotePart of the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ) question battery originally developed as a screening instrument for psychiatric illness, but is often used as an indicator of subjective well-being. See note on variable wHLGHQ1 in Notes on Derived Variables in Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eghqbGHQ: loss of sleep
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (2)
Question Number and Text ES1B : Have you recently....lost much sleep over worry?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not at all1298732.334.3
No more than usual2409344.347.0
Rather more thn usul3131314.215.1
Much more than usual43103.43.6
Missing or wild-91241.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8703Missing cases546
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for EGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eghqcGHQ: playing a useful role
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (2)
Question Number and Text ES1C : Have you recently....felt that you were playing a useful part in things?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
More than usual1129214.014.8
Same as usual2630168.172.4
Less so392710.010.6
Much less41882.02.2
Missing or wild-91191.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8708Missing cases541
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for EGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eghqdGHQ: capable of making decisions
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (2)
Question Number and Text ES1D : Have you recently....felt capable of making decisions about things?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
More than usual1126913.714.6
Same as usual2663471.776.2
Less so37067.68.1
Much less41011.11.2
Missing or wild-91171.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8710Missing cases539
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for EGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eghqeGHQ: constantly under strain
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text ES1E : Have you recently....felt constantly under strain?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not at all1169618.319.5
No more than usual2435947.150.0
Rather more3226524.526.0
Much more43904.24.5
Missing or wild-91171.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8710Missing cases539
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for EGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eghqfGHQ: problem overcoming difficulties
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text ES1F : Have you recently....felt you couldn't overcome your difficulties?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not at all1279630.232.1
No more than usual2465550.353.5
Rather more3105211.412.1
Much more42052.22.4
Missing or wild-91191.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8708Missing cases541
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for EGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eghqgGHQ: enjoy day-to-day activities
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text ES1G : Have you recently....been able to enjoy your normal day-to-day activities?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
More than usual17918.69.1
Same as usual2622667.371.4
Less so3143815.516.5
Much less42592.83.0
Missing or wild-91131.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8714Missing cases535
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for EGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eghqhGHQ: ability to face problems
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text ES1H : Have you recently....been able to face up to problems?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
More than usual18929.610.2
Same as usual2687174.378.9
Less so38118.89.3
Much less41401.51.6
Missing or wild-91131.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8714Missing cases535
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for EGHQA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18