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eghqiGHQ: unhappy or depressed
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (3)
Question Number and Text ES1I : Have you recently....been feeling unhappy or depressed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not at all1277130.031.8
No more thn usual2390542.244.8
Rather more3165317.919.0
Much more43824.14.4
Missing or wild-91161.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8711Missing cases538
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


eghqjGHQ: losing confidence
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (4)
Question Number and Text ES1J : Have you recently....been losing confidence in yourself?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not at all1416345.047.7
No more than usual2339836.738.9
Rather more398710.711.3
Much more41771.92.0
Missing or wild-91021.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8725Missing cases524
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


eghqkGHQ: believe in self-worth
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (4)
Question Number and Text ES1K : Have you recently....been thinking of yourself as a worthless person?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not at all1581162.866.6
No more than usual2223624.225.6
Rather more35646.16.5
Much more41131.21.3
Missing or wild-91031.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8724Missing cases525
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


eghqlGHQ: general happiness
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (4)
Question Number and Text ES1L : Have you recently....been feeling reasonably happy, all things considered?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
More than usual1120613.013.8
Same as usual2629668.172.1
Less so3105011.412.0
Much less41771.92.0
Missing or wild-9981.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8729Missing cases520
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


eopfamaPre-school child suffers if mother works
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (4)
Question Number and Text ES2A : A pre-school child is likely to suffer if his or her mother works
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree18879.610.2
Agree2276129.931.7
Neithr agree, disagr3249427.028.7
Disagree4210822.824.2
Strongly disagree54524.95.2
Missing or wild-91251.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8702Missing cases547
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


eopfambFamily suffers if mother works full-time
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (5)
Question Number and Text ES2B : All in all, family life suffers when the woman has a full time job
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree16977.58.0
Agree2248726.928.5
Neithr agree, disagr3236025.527.1
Disagree4247326.728.4
Strongly disagree56987.58.0
Missing or wild-91121.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8715Missing cases534
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsGender Roles
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


eopfamcWoman and family happier if she works
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (5)
Question Number and Text ES2C : A woman and her family would all be happier if she goes out to work
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree11601.71.8
Agree2126013.614.5
Neithr agree, disagr3475151.454.5
Disagree4230624.926.5
Strongly disagree52342.52.7
Missing or wild-91161.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8711Missing cases538
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsGender Roles
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


eopfamdHusband and wife should both contribute
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (5)
Question Number and Text ES2D : Both the husband and wife should contribute to the household income
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1123213.314.1
Agree2313733.936.0
Neithr agree, disagr3324835.137.3
Disagree4100210.811.5
Strongly disagree5951.01.1
Missing or wild-91131.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8714Missing cases535
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsGender Roles
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


eopfameFull time job makes woman independent
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (5)
Question Number and Text ES2E : Having a full-time job is the best way for a woman to be an independent person
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree16246.77.2
Agree2283330.632.5
Neithr agree, disagr3295431.933.9
Disagree4209522.724.1
Strongly disagree51992.22.3
Missing or wild-91221.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8705Missing cases544
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsGender Roles
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


eopfamfHusband should earn, wife stay at home
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text ES2F : A husband's job is to earn money; a wife's job is to look after the home and family
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree14795.25.5
Agree2126113.614.5
Neithr agree, disagr3210622.824.2
Disagree4316534.236.4
Strongly disagree5168118.219.3
Missing or wild-91351.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8692Missing cases557
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsGender Roles
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


eopfamgChildren need father as much as mother
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text ES2G : Children need a father to be as closely involved in their upbringing as the mother
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1276729.931.8
Agree2478751.855.1
Neithr agree, disagr37287.98.4
Disagree43343.63.8
Strongly disagree574.8.9
Missing or wild-91371.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8690Missing cases559
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


eopfamhEmployers should help with childcare
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text ES2H : Employers should make special arrangements to help mothers combine jobs and childcare
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1196721.322.6
Agree2447548.451.5
Neithr agree, disagr3153216.617.6
Disagree46386.97.3
Strongly disagree576.8.9
Missing or wild-91391.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8688Missing cases561
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsChild Care
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


eopfamiSingle parents are as good as couples
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (6)
Question Number and Text ES2I : A single parent can bring up children as well as a couple
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree17758.48.9
Agree2280930.432.3
Neithr agree, disagr3205322.223.6
Disagree4252027.229.0
Strongly disagree55275.76.1
Missing or wild-91431.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8684Missing cases565
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


essupaIs there someone who will listen
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text ES3A : Is there anyone who you can really count on to listen to you when you need to talk?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, one person1263028.430.3
Yes, more than one2571161.765.8
No-one33383.73.9
Missing or wild-91481.6Missing
Proxy-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8679Missing cases570
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


essupbIs there someone to help in a crisis
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text ES3B : Is there anyone who you can really count on to help you out in a crisis?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, one person1237725.727.4
Yes, more than one2599864.969.2
No-one32983.23.4
Missing or wild-91541.7Missing
Proxy-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8673Missing cases576
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


essupcIs there someone you can relax with
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text ES3C : Is there anyone who you can totally be yourself with?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, one person1259428.029.9
Yes, more than one2573362.066.0
No-one33563.84.1
Missing or wild-91441.6Missing
Proxy-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8683Missing cases566
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


essupdAnyone who really appreciates you
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text ES3D : Is there anyone who you feel really appreciates you as a person?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, one person1188820.421.8
Yes, more than one2653770.775.4
No-one32422.62.8
Missing or wild-91601.7Missing
Proxy-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8667Missing cases582
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


essupeAnyone you can count on to offer comfort
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (7)
Question Number and Text ES3E : Is there anyone who you can really count on to comfort you when you are very upset?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, one person1270229.231.2
Yes, more than one2560160.664.6
No-one33704.04.3
Missing or wild-91541.7Missing
Proxy-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8673Missing cases576
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


essup1Sex of closest friend
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (8)
Question Number and Text ES4A : Is this person male or female?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male1308833.435.9
Female2550359.564.1
Missing or wild-92362.6Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8591Missing cases658
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


essupr2rRelationship of closest friend to resp
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (8)
Question Number and Text ES4B : What is this person's relationship to you?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Partner1360038.944.4
Child26076.67.5
Sibling34845.26.0
Parent45736.27.1
Grandparent55.1.1
Grandchild68.1.1
Aunt/uncle/cousin748.5.6
Other relative81771.92.2
Friend9260628.232.1
Missing or wild-97197.8Missing
Proxy-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8108Missing cases1141
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW3 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


eprrs2iRelationship of Proxy to Informant
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (2)
Question Number and Text EP2B : 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 person120.27.0
Lawful spouse21391.548.6
Live-in partner330.310.5
Natural child430.310.5
Daughter or son-in-l93.01.0
Natural brother or s108.12.8
Natural parent1345.515.7
Other parent144.01.4
Mother or father-in-152.0.7
Any nephew202.0.7
Unrelated sharer243.01.0
Inapplicable-8896396.9Missing
Valid cases286Missing cases8963
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=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


epripnPerson number of informant
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (2)
Question Number and Text EP2C : Enter person number of Proxy Informant
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not in Household01.0.3
11271.444.4
21391.548.6
316.25.6
43.01.0
Inapplicable-8896396.9Missing
Valid cases286Missing cases8963
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=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


eprwhyReason for Proxy
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (2)
Question Number and Text EP2D : What is the reason the person is being proxied?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
In institution12.0.7
Study'g away frm hom23.01.1
Away business/work442.514.8
Temp. away from home513.14.6
Non contact630.310.6
Perm'ly too unwell731.311.0
Too ill/old89.13.2
Too busy99.13.2
Deaf/speech probs104.01.4
Other1111.13.9
Carer/family illness121251.444.2
Stressed family sitn134.01.4
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8896396.9Missing
Valid cases283Missing cases8966
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=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


epplevrProxy Lived at this address all life
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (3)
Question Number and Text EP3
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Here all life133.4100.0
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8921399.6Missing
Valid cases33Missing cases9216
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
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


eprfehqProxy's Highest FE qualification
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (8)
Question Number and Text EP23 : Which is the highest qualification (she/he) has got?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Youth training cert13.07.9
Trade apprenticeship26.115.8
City and Guilds Pt I48.121.1
City and Guilds Pt 252.05.3
City and Guilds Pt 364.010.5
HNC or HND81.02.6
First degree122.05.3
Other tech or profes1412.131.6
Missing or wild-920.2Missing
Inapplicable-8919199.4Missing
Valid cases38Missing cases9211
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone 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


eprsehqProxy's Highest school qualification
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (9)
Question Number and Text EP25 : Which is the highest qualification (she/he) has got?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
School cert or Matri13.012.5
CSE grade 2-522.08.3
GCSE grades D-G42.08.3
GCSE grades A-C52.08.3
O level63.012.5
A level104.016.7
O grades131.04.2
Std grades 1 - 3151.04.2
Higher grade161.04.2
SLC Lower grade182.08.3
Other203.012.5
Missing or wild-940.4Missing
Inapplicable-8918599.3Missing
Valid cases24Missing cases9225
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone 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


epresbgmMonth started economic status - proxy
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (4)
Question Number and Text EP10M : When did (NAME) start being (STATUS AT P9) (Month)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January19.14.0
February29.14.0
March38.13.5
April417.27.5
May517.27.5
June621.29.3
July726.311.5
August838.416.7
September937.416.3
October1017.27.5
November1111.14.8
December1215.26.6
Spring131.0.4
Autumn151.0.4
Inapplicable-8887796.0Missing
Don't know-11451.6Missing
Valid cases227Missing cases9022
Question RouteIF ((EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) AND EIVIEVR = 1 AND EJBSTAT NE 7) If proxy or telephone subject has been interviewed before and is not currently a full time student
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


epresbgyYear started economic status - proxy
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (4)
Question Number and Text EP10Y : When did (NAME) start being (STATUS AT P9) (Year)
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
80.5213.662896
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated13724.0100.0
Inapplicable-8887796.0Missing
Valid cases372Missing cases8877
Question RouteIF ((EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) AND EIVIEVR = 1 AND EJBSTAT NE 7) If proxy or telephone subject has been interviewed before and is not currently a full time student
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6


epreslyStarted status after 1.9.94 - proxy
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (4)
Question Number and Text EP11 : Was it after September 1st 1994?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, after 1.9.9414.010.5
No, on/before 1.9.94234.489.5
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-8920499.5Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases38Missing cases9211
Question RouteIF ((EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) AND EIVIEVR = 1 AND EJBSTAT NE 7 AND EPRESBG-M/Y = -1) If proxy or telephone subject has been interviewed before and is not currently a full time student and proxy does not know starting date of subject's current economic status
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eprf101Income: NI retirement pension - proxy
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (19)
Question Number and Text EP63A : Please look at this card (p12) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? NI Retirement (old age) pension
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01041.158.4
NI retir pension174.841.6
Inapplicable-8907198.1Missing
Valid cases178Missing cases9071
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eprf102Income: pension from prev. empl.-pxy
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (19)
Question Number and Text EP63B : Please look at this card (p12) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Pension from previous employer(s)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01441.680.9
Pension prev emp234.419.1
Inapplicable-8907198.1Missing
Valid cases178Missing cases9071
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eprf116Income: invaldty/disablty allowance-pxy
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (19)
Question Number and Text EP63C : Please look at this card (p12) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Invalidity and/or Disability Allowance
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01391.578.1
Invalidity allow339.421.9
Inapplicable-8907198.1Missing
Valid cases178Missing cases9071
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eprf125Income: incapacity benefit
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (19)
Question Number and Text EF63I : Please look as this card (P12) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Incapacity Benefit
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0891.081.7
Incapacity benefit1020.218.3
Missing or wild-91321.4Missing
Not applicable-8900897.4Missing
Valid cases109Missing cases9140
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eprf131Income: UB and/or income support-proxy
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (19)
Question Number and Text EP63D : Please look at this card (p12) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Unemployment Benefits and/or Income Support
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01471.682.6
UB and/or IS431.317.4
Inapplicable-8907198.1Missing
Valid cases178Missing cases9071
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eprf134Income: NI sickness benefit-proxy
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (19)
Question Number and Text EP63E : Please look at this card (p12) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? National Insurance Sickness Benefit
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01751.998.3
NI sick benefit53.01.7
Inapplicable-8907198.1Missing
Valid cases178Missing cases9071
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5


eprf135Income: child benefit
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (19)
Question Number and Text EP63F : Please look at this card (p12) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Child Benefit
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01301.473.0
Child benefit648.527.0
Inapplicable-8907198.1Missing
Valid cases178Missing cases9071
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eprf137Income: family credit
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (19)
Question Number and Text EP63G : Please look at this card (p12) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Family Credit
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01761.998.9
Family credit72.01.1
Inapplicable-8907198.1Missing
Valid cases178Missing cases9071
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eprf139Income: housing ben/rent rebate-proxy
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (19)
Question Number and Text EP63H : Please look at this card (p12) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Housing Benefit/Rent Rebate
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01611.790.4
Housing benefit817.29.6
Inapplicable-8907198.1Missing
Valid cases178Missing cases9071
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
Housing: Allowances/Rebates
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eprf141Income: other state benefit
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (19)
Question Number and Text EP63J : Please look at this card (p12) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Any Other State Benefit
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01711.896.1
Other state benefit97.13.9
Inapplicable-8907198.1Missing
Valid cases178Missing cases9071
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eprfirnIncome: none of listed benefits-proxy
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (19)
Question Number and Text EP63NONE : Please look at this card (p12) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? None/Don't know/Refused
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
02362.6100.0
-8900597.4Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Don't know-15.1Missing
Valid cases236Missing cases9013
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsFinancial Management: Allowances
Incomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eprearnProxy's total earnings, banded
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (17)
Question Number and Text EP54 : Would you please look at this card (p10) and give me the letter for the group in which you would place (NAME's) total earnings from this job before tax and other deductions?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No earnings at all03.01.7
Lt 25 pw/lt 1299 pa13.01.7
25-39 pw/1300-209922.01.1
40-59 pw/2100-309934.02.3
60-79 pw/3100-419945.12.9
80-99 pw/4200-519957.14.0
100-124/5200-649967.14.0
125-149/6500-7799712.16.9
150-179/7800-929989.15.2
180-209/9300-10999917.29.8
210-259/11k-134991023.213.2
260-299/13500-159991117.29.8
300-379/16k-199991213.17.5
380-479/20k-249991320.211.5
480+ pw/25k+ pa1432.318.4
Inapplicable-8907498.1Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases174Missing cases9075
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2 AND (EJBHAS = 1 OR (EJBHAS = 2 AND EJBOFF = 1))) If proxy subject did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsIncomes
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is a variable directly associated with a question, the imputation flag EPREARNI 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 OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eprjbbgmMonth started current job-proxy
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (16)
Question Number and Text EP52M : When did (NAME) start working in this job? (Month)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January114.28.1
February29.15.2
March38.14.7
April417.29.9
May518.210.5
June67.14.1
July717.29.9
August817.29.9
September928.316.3
October1010.15.8
November1115.28.7
December1212.17.0
Inapplicable-8898697.2Missing
Don't know-1911.0Missing
Valid cases172Missing cases9077
Question RouteIF ((EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) AND (EJBHAS = 1 OR (EJBHAS = 2 AND EJBOFF = 1))) If proxy or telephone subject did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eprjbbgyYear started current job-proxy
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (16)
Question Number and Text EP52Y : When did (NAME) start working in this job? (Year)
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
88.158.474596
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated12502.7100.0
Inapplicable-8898697.2Missing
Don't know-113.1Missing
Valid cases250Missing cases8999
Question RouteIF ((EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) AND (EJBHAS = 1 OR (EJBHAS = 2 AND EJBOFF = 1))) If proxy or telephone subject did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6


eprjblyJob started after 1.9.94-proxy
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (17)
Question Number and Text EP53 : Was it after September 1st 1994?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, after 1.9.9411.08.3
No, on/before 1.9.94211.191.7
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8923299.8Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases12Missing cases9237
Question RouteIF ((EIVFIO=2 or EIVFIO = 3) AND (EJBHAS = 1 OR (EJBHAS = 2 AND EJBOFF = 1)) AND EPRJBBG-M/Y = -1) If proxy or telephone subject did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from and proxy does not know starting date of subject's current job
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eprfitbProxy's personal income, banded
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (20)
Question Number and Text EP64 : Would you please look at this card (p10) 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 income at all013.13.2
Lt 25 pw/lt 1299 pa114.23.4
25-39 pw/1300-2099213.13.2
40-59 pw/2100-3099318.24.4
60-79 pw/3100-4199429.37.1
80-99 pw/4200-5199531.37.5
100-124/5200-6499638.49.2
125-149/6500-7799729.37.1
150-179/7800-9299828.36.8
180-209/9300-10999933.48.0
210-259/11k-134991039.49.5
260-299/13500-159991126.36.3
300-379/16k-199991229.37.1
380-479/20k-249991322.25.4
480+ pw/25k+ pa1449.511.9
Inapplicable-8882795.4Missing
Refused-28.1Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases411Missing cases8838
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2) If proxy interview
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is a variable directly associated with a question, the imputation flag EPRFITBI 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


eivpaProxy questionnaire: informant alone
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (21)
Question Number and Text EPI1A : Who was present during the interview? Informant alone
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Informant alone12162.3100.0
Missing or wild-96.1Missing
Inapplicable-8902797.6Missing
Valid cases216Missing cases9033
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2) If proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eivpbProxy questionnaire: partner alone
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (21)
Question Number and Text EPI1B : Who was present during the interview? Partner present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned034.453.1
Partner present230.346.9
Missing or wild-96.1Missing
Inapplicable-8917999.2Missing
Valid cases64Missing cases9185
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2) If proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eivpcProxy questionnaire: adult present
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (21)
Question Number and Text EPI1C : Who was present during the interview? Other adult(s) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned035.454.7
Other adlts pres329.345.3
Missing or wild-96.1Missing
Inapplicable-8917999.2Missing
Valid cases64Missing cases9185
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2) If proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eivpdProxy questionnaire: child present
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (21)
Question Number and Text EPI1D : Who was present during the interview? Child(ren) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned047.573.4
Children present417.226.6
Missing or wild-96.1Missing
Inapplicable-8917999.2Missing
Valid cases64Missing cases9185
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2) If proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eivpeProxy questionnaire: supervisor present
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (21)
Question Number and Text EPI1E : Who was present during the interview? Supervisor present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned063.798.4
Supervisor present51.01.6
Missing or wild-96.1Missing
Inapplicable-8917999.2Missing
Valid cases64Missing cases9185
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=2) If proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


etelwhyWhy has a telephone interview
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireTelephone (1)
Question Number and Text ET2B : What is the reason the person is being interviewed by phone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Too old119.214.0
Too busy267.749.3
Other319.214.0
Care of ill /old42.01.5
Stressful fam sit56.14.4
Refused full intv.619.214.0
HH memb says refuse74.02.9
Inapplicable-8911398.5Missing
Valid cases136Missing cases9113
Question RouteIF (EIVFIO=3) Asked if R gave a telephone interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14