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eqfedxaNew qualifications: any GCSEs grade D-G
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED20A : Which qualifications have you obtained? GCSE grades D-G
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0826589.499.5
GCSE grades D-G142.5.5
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-85055.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8307Missing cases942
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


enqfexaNew qualifications: No. GCSEs grade D-G
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED21A : How many subjects did you pass in? GCSE grades D-G
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
110.123.8
27.116.7
34.09.5
43.07.1
57.116.7
65.111.9
73.07.1
81.02.4
92.04.8
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8877094.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases42Missing cases9207
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1 AND EQFEDXA = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (English\Welsh) GCSE(s) grades E-G since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfedxbNew qualifications: any GCSEs grade A-C
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED20B : Which qualifications have you obtained? GCSE grades A-C
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0823189.099.1
GCSE grades A-C176.8.9
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-85055.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8307Missing cases942
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


enqfexbNew qualifications: No. GCSEs grade A-C
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED21B : How many subjects did you pass in? GCSE grades A-C
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
126.334.2
211.114.5
35.16.6
43.03.9
51.01.3
62.02.6
78.110.5
85.16.6
98.110.5
107.19.2
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8873694.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases76Missing cases9173
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1 AND EQFEDXB = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (English\Welsh) GCSE(s) grades A-C since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfedxcNew qualifications: any A levels
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED20C : Which qualifications have you obtained? A level
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0824089.199.2
A level167.7.8
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-85055.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8307Missing cases942
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX. From Wave 15, A levels are recorded in two variables wQFEDXM (grades C-E) and wQFEDXN (grades A-B), correspondingly the numbers of A levels attained are recorded in wNQFEXM and wNQFEXN.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


enqfexcNew qualifications: No. A levels
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED21C : How many subjects did you pass in? A level
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
113.119.4
212.117.9
331.346.3
410.114.9
51.01.5
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8874594.6Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases67Missing cases9182
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1 AND EQFEDXC = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (English\Welsh) A-level(s) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX. See also note for wQFEDXC.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


eqfedxdNew qualifications: CPVE
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED20D : Which qualifications have you obtained? CPVE: Certificate of Pre-Vocational Education
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0830689.8100.0
CPVE11.0.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-85055.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8307Missing cases942
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


eqfedxeNew qualif's: any SCEs grade D-E or 4-5
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED20E : Which qualifications have you obtained? SCE Ordinary Grade bands D-E or 4-5
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0830689.8100.0
SCE Ord D-E or 4-511.0.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-85055.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8307Missing cases942
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


enqfexeNew qualif's: No. SCEs grade D-E or 4-5
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED21E : How many subjects did you pass in? SCE Ordinary Grade bands D-E or 4-5
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
21.0100.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8881195.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases1Missing cases9248
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1 AND EQFEDXE = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (Scottish) SCE bands E-E or 4-5 since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


eqfedxfNew qualif's: any O grades A-C or 1-3
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED20F : Which qualifications have you obtained? O grades (pass or bands A-C or 1-3)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0830789.8100.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-85055.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8307Missing cases942
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


enqfexfNew qualif's: No. O grades A-C or 1-3
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED21F : How many subjects did you pass in? O grades (pass or bands A-C or 1-3)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8881295.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases0Missing cases9249
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1 AND EQFEDXF = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (Scottish) O grades (pass or bands A-C or 1-3) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


eqfedxgNew qualif's: any Standard grades 4-7
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED20G : Which qualifications have you obtained? Standard Grade level 4-7
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0830689.8100.0
Stand grades 4-711.0.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-85055.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8307Missing cases942
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


enqfexgNew qualif's: No. Standard grades 4-7
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED21G : How many subjects did you pass in? Standard Grade level 4-7
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
11.0100.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8881195.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases1Missing cases9248
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1 AND EQFEDXG = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (Scottish) Standard Grade level 4-7 since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfedxhNew qualif's: any Standard grades 1-3
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED20H : Which qualifications have you obtained? Standard Grade level 1-3
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0830689.8100.0
Stand grade 1-311.0.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-85055.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8307Missing cases942
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


enqfexhNew qualif's: No. Standard grades 1-3
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED21H : How many subjects did you pass in? Standard Grade level 1-3
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
71.0100.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8881195.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases1Missing cases9248
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1 AND EQFEDXH = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (Scottish) Standard Grade level 1-3 since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfedxiNew qualif's: any Higher grades
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED20I : Which qualifications have you obtained? Higher Grade or Revised Higher Grade
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0829789.799.9
Higher grade110.1.1
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-85055.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8307Missing cases942
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


enqfexiNew qualifications: No. Higher grades
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED21I : How many subjects did you pass in? Higher Grade or Revised Higher Grade
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
14.040.0
23.030.0
31.010.0
52.020.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8880295.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases10Missing cases9239
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1 AND EQFEDXI = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (Scottish) Higher Grade or Revised Higher Grade since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfedxjNew qualif's: any 6th year certs
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED20J : Which qualifications have you obtained? Certificate of 6th year studies
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0830789.8100.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-85055.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8307Missing cases942
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


enqfexjNew qualifications: No. 6th year certs
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED21J : How many subjects did you pass in? Certificate of 6th year studies
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8881295.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases0Missing cases9249
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1 AND EQFEDXJ = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (Scottish) Certificate of 6th year studies since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


eqfedxkNew qualifications: any others
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED20K : Which qualifications have you obtained? Other School Exams
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0829589.799.9
Other112.1.1
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-85055.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8307Missing cases942
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX. General National Vocational Qualifications (GNVQ's) done at school are included here.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


enqfexkNew qualifications: No. of others
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text ED21K : How many subjects did you pass in? Other School Exams
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
110.183.3
31.08.3
81.08.3
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8880095.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases12Missing cases9237
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EQFEDX = 1 AND EQFEDXK = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained other school exams since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for EQFX. General National Vocational Qualifications (GNVQ's) done at school are included here.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


emlstatPresent legal marital status
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text ED22 : What is your current legal marital status, are you . . .
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Married1512055.455.4
Separated21641.81.8
Divorced36577.17.1
Widowed47478.18.1
Never married5255727.627.7
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Valid cases9245Missing cases4
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsMarital Status
Relationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteIn Wave 2 this question was moved to be a key routing question in Lifetime Marital History section. There are derived variables dealing with spouses employment near the end of this Record Type.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


emlchngMarital status changed since 1.9.94
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text ED23 : Has your marital status changed in the last year, that is since September 1st 1994?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13183.44.8
No2626467.795.2
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8266428.8Missing
Valid cases6582Missing cases2667
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EMLSTAT = 1-4) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has ever been married
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Marital Status
Relationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteAllows updating of information gathered at Wave 2 in the Lifetime Marital History section.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


emlchmMarital status changed, month
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text ED24M : When did that happen? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January122.27.0
February214.24.4
March319.26.0
April425.37.9
May533.410.5
June623.27.3
July742.513.3
August838.412.1
September932.310.2
October1035.411.1
November1117.25.4
December1215.24.8
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-8892796.5Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases315Missing cases8934
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EMLSTAT = 1-4 AND EMLCHNG = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has ever been married and marital status has changed since Sept 1st last year
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Marital Status
Relationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteSee note for EMLCHNG.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


emlchyMarital status change, year
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text ED24Y : When did that happen? Year
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19949458.618.4
1995952552.880.7
1996963.0.9
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-8892796.5Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases316Missing cases8933
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 1 AND EMLSTAT = 1-4 AND EMLCHNG = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has ever been married and marital status has changed since Sept 1st last year
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Marital Status
Relationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteSee note for EMLCHNG.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6


eplborndDistrict of birth
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text ED25DST : Where were you born? - District
Valid cases454Missing cases8795
Index TermsGeographic Location
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteSee Coding frame in Appendix to Vol. A for details.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eplborncCountry of birth
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text ED25OS : Where were you born? - Country
Valid cases33Missing cases9216
Index TermsEthnicity
Geographic Location
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eyr2ukYear came to Britain
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text ED26 : In what year did you first come to this country to live (even if you have spent time abroad since)?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
81.7895995
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year stated132.3100.0
Missing or wild-96.1Missing
Inapplicable-8878995.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases32Missing cases9217
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND EPLBORNC GT 0) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and was not born in the UK
Index TermsGeographic Location
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


eraceEthnic group membership
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text ED28 : Could you look at this card (6) please and tell me which of these groups you consider you belong to?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
White14825.296.0
Black-Carib25.11.0
Black-African31.0.2
Black-Other41.0.2
Indian53.0.6
Pakistani62.0.4
Bangladeshi73.0.6
Other ethnic grp95.11.0
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8832290.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases502Missing cases8747
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2) Asked if R has never been interviewed before
Index TermsEthnicity
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12


eschoolNever went to /still at school
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text ED30NA : How old were you when you left school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Never went school16.15.6
Still at school21021.194.4
Missing or wild-918.2Missing
Inapplicable-8897297.0Missing
Proxy respondent-71361.5Missing
Don't know-115.2Missing
Valid cases108Missing cases9141
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2) Asked if R has never been interviewed before
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


escendSchool leaving age
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text ED30 : How old were you when you left school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
133.0.6
1415.23.0
1573.814.8
162302.546.7
1739.47.9
181251.425.4
198.11.6
Missing or wild-918.2Missing
Inapplicable-8860193.0Missing
Proxy respondent-71361.5Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases493Missing cases8756
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND EJBSTAT = 1-6 OR 8-10) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and is not in full-time education
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


esctypeType of school attended
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text ED31 : Could you look at this card (8) and tell me what type of school (you are attending/you attended last)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Comprehensive school12632.844.3
Grammar not fee pay252.68.8
Grammar fee-paying310.11.7
Sixth form College477.813.0
other privt532.35.4
Elementary69.11.5
Secondary modern71101.218.5
Technical810.11.7
Other specif school931.35.2
Missing or wild-930.3Missing
Inapplicable-8848091.7Missing
Proxy respondent-71361.5Missing
Don't know-19.1Missing
Valid cases594Missing cases8655
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND (EJBSTAT = 7 OR ESCEND = 2)) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and R is a full-time student or still at school
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


escnowStill at school
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text ED32 : (Interviewer check) Is respondent still at school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1981.119.6
No24034.480.4
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8832490.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases501Missing cases8748
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND (EJBSTAT = 7 OR ESCEND = 2)) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and is a full-time student or still at school
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Education: Recent Education and Training
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


efetypeType of further education attended
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (10)
Question Number and Text ED33 : Please look at this card (9) and tell me which, if any, of these further education institutions you have attended full-time or are attending?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Nursing school etc114.22.8
College of f educ2981.119.3
Other trng establmnt322.24.3
Polytechnic412.12.4
University51291.425.4
None of the above72322.545.8
Missing or wild-921.2Missing
Inapplicable-8858092.8Missing
Proxy respondent-71361.5Missing
Don't know-15.1Missing
Valid cases507Missing cases8742
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND (ESCEND = 1 OR ESCNOW = 2)) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and never went to school or has left school
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteIncludes full-time courses only, excluding those under 3 months in duration. Also includes sandwich courses. Excludes p/t and correspondence courses (inc Open Univ).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


efenowStill in further education
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (10)
Question Number and Text ED34NA : How old were you when you left there, or when you finished or stopped your course?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Still in f educ11371.5100.0
Missing or wild-925.3Missing
Inapplicable-8894996.8Missing
Proxy respondent-71361.5Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases137Missing cases9112
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND EFETYPE 1-5) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has attended/is attending a listed (Showcard 9) further education institution full time.
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Education: Recent Education and Training
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


efeendFurther education leaving age
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (10)
Question Number and Text ED34 : How old were you when you left there, or when you finished or stopped your course?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
20.983.631640
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Age given11321.4100.0
Missing or wild-925.3Missing
Inapplicable-8895696.8Missing
Proxy respondent-71361.5Missing
Valid cases132Missing cases9117
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND EFETYPE 1-5) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has attended/is attending a listed further education institution (Showcard 9) full time
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfhasHas listed post school qualification
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text ED35 : Please look at this card (10). Do you have any of the qualifications listed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12302.544.8
No22833.155.2
Missing or wild-923.2Missing
Inapplicable-8869994.1Missing
Don't know-114.2Missing
Valid cases513Missing cases8736
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND (ESCEND = 1 OR ESCNOW = 2)) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteThe highest current educational and academic qualifications are given in derived variables EQFEDHI and EQFACHI. Vocational qualifications are flagged in EQFVOC. National (Scottish) Vocational Qualifications - NVQ's and SVQ's began being awarded between Waves 4 and 5.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfaQualifications: youth training cert
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text ED36A : Which qualifications do you have? Youth training certificate/ Skillseekers
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03864.295.8
Youth train cert117.24.2
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8842091.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases403Missing cases8846
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND ESCNOW NE 1) AND EQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for EQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfbQualifications: trade apprenticeship
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text ED36B : Which qualifications do you have? Recognised trade apprenticeship completed
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03884.296.3
Trade apprenship115.23.7
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8842091.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases403Missing cases8846
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND ESCNOW NE 1) AND EQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for EQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfcQualifications: clerical or commercial
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text ED36C : Which qualifications do you have? Clerical and commercial qualifications (eg typing/shorthand/book-keeping/commerce)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03603.989.3
Clerical/comml143.510.7
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8842091.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases403Missing cases8846
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND ESCNOW NE 1) AND EQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for EQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfdQualifications: City and Guilds Pt I
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text ED36D : Which qualifications do you have? City & Guilds Certificate - Craft/Intermediate/Ordinary/Part I / or Scotvec National Certificate Modules / or NVQ1/SVQ1
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03513.887.1
Guilds Pt I152.612.9
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8842091.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases403Missing cases8846
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND ESCNOW NE 1) AND EQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for EQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfeQualifications: City and Guilds Pt II
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text ED36E : Which qualifications do you have? City & Guilds Certificate - Advanced/Final/Part II / or Scotvec Higher National Units / or NVQ2/SVQ2
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03824.194.8
Guilds Pt II121.25.2
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8842091.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases403Missing cases8846
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND ESCNOW NE 1) AND EQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for EQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqffQualifications: City and Guilds Pt III
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text ED36F : Which qualifications do you have? City & Guilds Certificate - Full Technological/Part III / or Scotvec Higher National Units / or NVQ3/SVQ3
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03984.398.8
Guilds Pt III15.11.2
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8842091.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases403Missing cases8846
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND ESCNOW NE 1) AND EQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for EQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfgQualifications: ONC OND BEC Gen cert
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text ED36G : Which qualifications do you have? Ordinary National Certificate (ONC) or Diploma (OND), BEC/TEC/BTEC / Scotvec National Certificate or Diploma / or NVQ3/SVQ3
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03704.091.8
ONC or OND133.48.2
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8842091.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases403Missing cases8846
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND ESCNOW NE 1) AND EQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for EQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfhQualifications: HNC HND BEC Higher cert
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text ED36H : Which qualifications do you have? Higher National Certificate (HNC) or Diploma (HND), BEC/TEC/BTEC / Scotvec Higher Certificate or Higher Diploma / or NVQ4/SVQ4
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03894.296.5
HNC or HND114.23.5
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8842091.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases403Missing cases8846
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND ESCNOW NE 1) AND EQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for EQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfiQualifications: nursing SEN SRN SCM
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text ED36I : Which qualifications do you have? Nursing qualifications (eg SEN,SRN,SCM,RGN)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03974.398.5
Nursing quals16.11.5
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8842091.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases403Missing cases8846
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND ESCNOW NE 1) AND EQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for EQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfjQualifications: teaching
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text ED36J : Which qualifications do you have? Teaching qualifications (not degree)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03944.397.8
Teaching quals19.12.2
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8842091.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases403Missing cases8846
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND ESCNOW NE 1) AND EQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for EQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfkQualifications: university diploma
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text ED36K : Which qualifications do you have? University diploma
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03984.398.8
University dipl15.11.2
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8842091.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases403Missing cases8846
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND ESCNOW NE 1) AND EQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for EQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqflQualifications: Univ/CNAA first degree
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text ED36L : Which qualifications do you have? University or CNAA First Degree (eg BA, B.Ed, BSc)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03553.888.1
Univ 1st degree148.511.9
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8842091.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases403Missing cases8846
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND ESCNOW NE 1) AND EQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for EQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfmQualifications: Univ/CNAA higher degree
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text ED36M : Which qualifications do you have? University or CNAA Higher Degree (eg MSc, PhD)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03944.397.8
Univ higher deg19.12.2
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8842091.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases403Missing cases8846
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND ESCNOW NE 1) AND EQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for EQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


eqfnPost school qualifications: other
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text ED36N : Which qualifications do you have? Other technical, professional or higher qualifications
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03744.092.8
Other tech/prof129.37.2
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8842091.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases403Missing cases8846
Question RouteIF (EIVIEVR = 2 AND ESCNOW NE 1) AND EQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for EQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18