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fhsgdnAccom: has terrace/garden
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (12)
Question Number and Text FH41A : Does this accommodation have the following facilities? A place to sit outside e.g. a terrace or garden.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1459890.892.0
No23987.98.0
Missing-914.3Missing
Not applicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4996Missing cases68
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhsgdnsAccom: is terrace/garden shared
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (12)
Question Number and Text FH41B : Do you share the terrace/garden with anyone outside your household?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13927.79.0
No2398578.791.0
Missing-92354.6Missing
Not applicable-84128.1Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4377Missing cases687
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fheatchHousehold has central heating
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (12)
Question Number and Text FH42 : Do you have any form of central heating, including any electric storage heaters, in your (part of the) accommodation?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1443187.588.6
No256811.211.4
Missing or wild-911.2Missing
Inapplicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4999Missing cases65
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Heating and Fuel
NoteIncludes any system where two or more rooms are heated from central source. Does not include appliances plugged into mains circuit at wall.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fheatypCentral heating fuel type
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text FH43 : Is the central heating fuelled by
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mains gas1355170.180.5
Electricity24649.210.5
Solid fuel31482.93.4
Oil42104.14.8
Something else539.8.9
Missing or wild-913.3Missing
Inapplicable-858211.5Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Don't know-117.3Missing
Valid cases4412Missing cases652
Question RouteIF (FHEATCH = 1) Asked if R's home has central heating
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Heating and Fuel
NoteSee note for FHEATCH.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhsprbgAccom: shortage of space
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text FH44A : Does your accommodation have any of the following problems? Shortage of space
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1101320.020.3
No2397878.679.7
Missing-919.4Missing
Not applicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4991Missing cases73
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Problems
Housing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
Neighbourhood and Residence
NoteSimilar to Wave 1 variable AHSPRBF.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhsprbhAccom: noise from neighbours
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text FH44B : Does your accommodation have any of the following problems? Noise from neighbours
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes167113.313.4
No2432085.386.6
Missing-919.4Missing
Not applicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4991Missing cases73
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Problems
Housing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
Neighbourhood and Residence
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhsprbiAccom: street noise
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text FH44C : Does your accommodation have any of the following problems? Other street noise
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1102620.320.5
No2396978.479.5
Missing-915.3Missing
Not applicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4995Missing cases69
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Problems
Housing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
Neighbourhood and Residence
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhsprbjAccom: not enough light
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text FH44D : Does your accommodation have any of the following problems? Too dark, not enough light
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13667.27.3
No2462591.392.7
Missing-919.4Missing
Not applicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4991Missing cases73
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Problems
Housing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
Neighbourhood and Residence
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhsprbkAccom: lack of adequate heating
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text FH44E : Does your accommodation have any of the following problems? Lack of adequate heating facilities
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13717.37.4
No2462091.292.6
Missing-919.4Missing
Not applicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4991Missing cases73
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Problems
Housing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
NoteSimilar to Wave 1 variable AHSPRBC.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhsprblAccom: condensation
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text FH44F : Does your accommodation have any of the following problems? Condensation
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes189017.617.8
No2410281.082.2
Missing-918.4Missing
Not applicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4992Missing cases72
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Problems
Housing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
NoteSimilar to Wave 1 variable AHSPRBA.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhsprbmAccom: leaky roof
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text FH44G : Does your accommodation have any of the following problems? Leaky roof
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11933.83.9
No2479794.796.1
Missing-920.4Missing
Not applicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4990Missing cases74
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Problems
Housing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
NoteSimilar to Wave 1 variable AHSPRBD.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhsprbnAccom: damp walls, floors etc
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text FH44H : Does your accommodation have any of the following problems? Damp walls, floors, foundation etc.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes14368.68.7
No2455489.991.3
Missing-920.4Missing
Not applicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4990Missing cases74
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Problems
Housing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
NoteSimilar to Wave 1 variable AHSPRBB.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhsprboAccom: rot in windows, floors
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text FH44I : Does your accommodation have any of the following problems? Rot in window frames or floors
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes159811.812.0
No2438786.688.0
Missing-925.5Missing
Not applicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4985Missing cases79
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Problems
Housing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
NoteSimilar to Wave 1 variable AHSPRBE.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhsprbpAccom: pollution/environmental problems
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text FH44J : Does your accommodation have any of the following problems? Pollution, grime or other environmental problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes14899.79.8
No2449788.890.2
Missing-924.5Missing
Not applicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4986Missing cases78
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Problems
Housing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
Neighbourhood and Residence
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhsprbqAccom: vandalism or crime
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text FH44K : Does your accommodation have any of the following problems? Vandalism or crime in the area
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1111121.922.3
No2386376.377.7
Missing-936.7Missing
Not applicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4974Missing cases90
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsCrime
Housing: Problems
Neighbourhood and Residence
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhsctaxCouncil tax band of accommodation
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text FH45 : Could you please tell me which Council Tax band this accommodation is in?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Band A : up to 40,00190517.921.6
Band B : 40,001 - 52283316.419.9
Band C : 52,001 - 68383416.519.9
Band D : 68,001 - 88468613.516.4
Band E : 88,001 - 1254689.211.2
Band F : 120,001 - 162204.35.3
Band G : 160,001 - 371342.63.2
Band H : 320,001+827.5.6
Hhold accom not valu9771.51.8
Missing-921.4Missing
Not applicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Don't know-180515.9Missing
Valid cases4184Missing cases880
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Local Authority and Services Charges
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcdhaveHas one of listed items in accommodation
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH46 : Would you look at this card (h2) please and tell me if you have any of the items listed in your (part of the) accommodation?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1497898.399.6
No222.4.4
Missing or wild-910.2Missing
Inapplicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases5000Missing cases64
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes items both owned and rented, also in store or being repaired. A filter question to route out those who have none of listed items. Note also that after Wave 1, questions about ownership of items (ACD*OWN) were dropped as they had led to large amounts of missing (-9) data in variables ACD1NEW and ACD2NEW.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcdbghtBought any consumer durable since 1.9.95
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH48 : Was this (were any of these) bought since September 1st 1995?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1197339.039.7
No2299959.260.3
Missing or wild-915.3Missing
Inapplicable-836.7Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases4972Missing cases92
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1) Asked if R has any listed items at home.
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteFilter question introduced at Wave 3.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd1useColour TV in accommodation
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH47A : Which items do you have? Colour television
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01202.42.4
Yes1488096.497.6
Missing or wild-910.2Missing
Inapplicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases5000Missing cases64
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1) Asked if R has any listed items at home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd1newColour TV bought in last year
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH49A : Was it (Colour television) bought in the last year since September 1st 1995?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0447088.391.6
Yes14108.18.4
Missing or wild-910.2Missing
Inapplicable-81342.6Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4880Missing cases184
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1 AND FCDBGHT = 1 AND FCD1USE = 1) Asked if R has a colour television
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd2useVCR in accommodation
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH47B : Which items do you have? Video recorder
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned088117.417.6
Yes1411981.382.4
Missing or wild-910.2Missing
Inapplicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases5000Missing cases64
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1) Asked if R has any listed items at home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd2newVCR bought in last year
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH49B : Was it (Video recorder) bought in the last year since September 1st 1995?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0375274.191.1
Yes13677.28.9
Missing or wild-911.2Missing
Inapplicable-889417.7Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4119Missing cases945
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1 AND FCDBGHT = 1 AND FCD2USE = 1) Asked if R has a video recorder
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd4useWashing machine in accommodation
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH47D : Which items do you have? Washing machine
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned04579.09.1
Yes1454389.790.9
Missing or wild-910.2Missing
Inapplicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases5000Missing cases64
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1) Asked if R has any listed items at home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items. Excludes washing machine in communal laundry, Includes combined washer\driers.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd4newWashing machine bought in last year
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH49D : Was it (Washing machine) bought in the last year since September 1st 1995?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0416882.391.7
Yes13757.48.3
Missing or wild-911.2Missing
Inapplicable-84709.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4543Missing cases521
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1 AND FCDBGHT = 1 AND FCD4USE = 1) Asked if R has awashing machine
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd6useDish washer in accommodation
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH47F : Which items do you have? Dish washer
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0388876.877.8
Yes1111222.022.2
Missing or wild-910.2Missing
Inapplicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases5000Missing cases64
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1) Asked if R has any listed items at home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd6newDish washer bought in last year
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH49F : Was it (Dish washer) bought in the last year since September 1st 1995?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned098619.588.7
Yes11262.511.3
Missing or wild-914.3Missing
Inapplicable-8389877.0Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases1112Missing cases3952
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1 AND FCDBGHT = 1 AND FCD6USE = 1) Asked if R has a dishwasher
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd7useMicrowave oven in accommodation
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH47G : Which items do you have? Microwave oven
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0121724.024.3
Yes1378374.775.7
Missing or wild-910.2Missing
Inapplicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases5000Missing cases64
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1) Asked if R has any listed items at home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd7newMicrowave oven bought in last year
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH49G : Was it (Microwave oven) bought in the last year since September 1st 1995?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0355770.294.0
Yes12264.56.0
Missing or wild-911.2Missing
Inapplicable-8123024.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases3783Missing cases1281
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1 AND FCDBGHT = 1 AND FCD7USE = 1) Asked if R has a microwave oven
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd8useHome computer in accommodation
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH47H : Which items do you have? Home computer
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0356370.471.3
Yes1143728.428.7
Missing or wild-910.2Missing
Inapplicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases5000Missing cases64
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1) Asked if R has any listed items at home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items, even if used only for games, but only if has a keyboard. Includes those used for business purposes by self-employed, but excludes those provided by employers for work at home.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd8newHome computer bought in last year
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH49H : Was it (Home computer) bought in the last year since September 1st 1995?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0111622.077.7
Yes13216.322.3
Missing or wild-913.3Missing
Inapplicable-8357470.6Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases1437Missing cases3627
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1 AND FCDBGHT = 1 AND FCD8USE = 1) Asked if R has a home computer
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd9useCD player in accommodation
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH47I : Which items do you have? Compact disc player
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0195338.639.1
Yes1304760.260.9
Missing or wild-910.2Missing
Inapplicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases5000Missing cases64
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1) Asked if R has any listed items at home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd9newCD player bought in last year
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH49I : Was it (Compact disc player) bought in the last year since September 1st 1995?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0262651.986.2
Yes14218.313.8
Missing or wild-912.2Missing
Inapplicable-8196538.8Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases3047Missing cases2017
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1 AND FCDBGHT = 1 AND FCD9USE = 1) Asked if R has a compact disc player
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd10useSatellite Dish in accommodation
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH49C : Which items do you have? Satellite dish
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0417882.583.6
Yes182216.216.4
Missing or wild-910.2Missing
Inapplicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases5000Missing cases64
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1) Asked if R has any listed items at home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd10newSatellite Dish bought in last year
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH49C : Was it (Satellite dish) bought in the last year since September 1st 1995?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned069313.784.3
Yes11292.515.7
Missing or wild-915.3Missing
Inapplicable-8418782.7Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases822Missing cases4242
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1 AND FCDBGHT = 1 AND FCD10USE = 1) Asked if R has a satellite dish
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd11useCable TV in accommodation
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH49D : Which items do you have? Cable TV
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0454689.890.9
Yes14549.09.1
Missing or wild-910.2Missing
Inapplicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases5000Missing cases64
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1) Asked if R has any listed items at home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd11newCable TV bought in last year
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH49D : Was it (Cable TV) bought in the last year since September 1st 1995?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03527.077.5
Yes11022.022.5
Missing or wild-915.3Missing
Inapplicable-8455589.9Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases454Missing cases4610
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1 AND FCDBGHT = 1 AND FCD11USE = 1) Asked if R has cable tv
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd12useTelephone in accommodation
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH49J : Which items do you have? Telephone
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned02855.65.7
Yes1471593.194.3
Missing or wild-910.2Missing
Inapplicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases5000Missing cases64
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1) Asked if R has any listed items at home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcd12newTelephone bought in last year
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text FH49J : Was it (Telephone) bought in the last year since September 1st 1995?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0435686.092.4
Yes13597.17.6
Missing or wild-910.2Missing
Inapplicable-82995.9Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4715Missing cases349
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1 AND FCDBGHT = 1 AND FCD12USE = 1) Asked if R has a telephone
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fcdnuxpAmount spent on items in past year
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (15)
Question Number and Text FH50 : How much in total have you paid for these, excluding any interest paid on loans?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
551.251006.32016000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
014.3.8
Amount stated1182936.199.2
Missing or wild-929.6Missing
Inapplicable-8303660.0Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Refused-23.1Missing
Don't know-11132.2Missing
Valid cases1843Missing cases3221
Question RouteIF (FCDHAVE = 1 AND FCDBGHT = 1) Asked if has any of listed items at home and bought any of them in the last year
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6


fhspcIC: Household has home computer
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (15)
Question Number and Text FH51 : Interviewer Check: Does household have a home computer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1143728.428.9
No2354169.971.1
Missing-910.2Missing
Not applicable-836.7Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4978Missing cases86
Question RouteALL
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
Variable OccurrenceW6


fhswpcType of computer in household
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (15)
Question Number and Text FH52 : What type of computer do you have?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Pre 1983 computer025.52.0
Apple Macintosh1611.24.9
IBM compat 286/38622525.020.3
IBM compatible 48632835.622.7
IBM compat Pentium42394.719.2
Other not specified513.31.0
IBM comp. n.e.s.61262.510.1
Other non-IBM n.e.s.72454.819.7
Missing-9651.3Missing
Not applicable-8357770.6Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Don't know-11382.7Missing
Valid cases1244Missing cases3820
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1) Asked if household has a home computer
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
Variable OccurrenceW6


fpcwhenWhen was computer acquired
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (15)
Question Number and Text FH53 : In what year did you purchase (or first acquire) this computer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1976761.0.1
1978781.0.1
1986801.0.1
1981811.0.1
1982823.1.2
1983832.0.1
1984848.2.6
19858510.2.7
19868628.62.1
1987879.2.7
19888830.62.2
19898921.41.5
19909048.93.5
199191661.34.8
1992921122.28.2
1993931442.810.5
1994942264.516.6
1995953196.323.4
1996963356.624.5
Missing-9701.4Missing
Not applicable-8357770.6Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Don't know-112.2Missing
Valid cases1365Missing cases3699
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1) Asked if household has a home computer
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
Variable OccurrenceW6


fpcmodmDoes computer have fax/modem
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (15)
Question Number and Text FH54 : Does the computer have a modem or fax/modem?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12725.420.2
No2107721.379.8
Missing-9621.2Missing
Not applicable-8357770.6Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Don't know-136.7Missing
Valid cases1349Missing cases3715
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1) Asked if household has a home computer
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
Variable OccurrenceW6


fpcnetIs computer connected to the internet
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (15)
Question Number and Text FH55 : Do you have a connection to the internet from your computer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11472.954.4
No21232.445.6
Missing-9611.2Missing
Not applicable-8469192.6Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases270Missing cases4794
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1 AND FPCMODM = 1) Asked if household has a home computer and it has a modem.
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
Variable OccurrenceW6 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fpcusr1Computer user : 1st mentioned
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (16)
Question Number and Text FH56 : Who in your household uses the computer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
186817.162.9
22404.717.4
31773.512.8
447.93.4
55.1.4
62.0.1
81.0.1
91.0.1
No one9739.82.8
Missing-9641.3Missing
Not applicable-8357770.6Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1380Missing cases3684
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1) Asked if household has a home computer
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
Variable OccurrenceW6


fpcusr2Computer user : 2nd mentioned
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (16)
Question Number and Text FH56 : Who in your household uses the computer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned057111.342.5
125.51.9
24679.234.7
31833.613.6
4851.76.3
57.1.5
64.1.3
71.0.1
101.0.1
Missing-9641.3Missing
Not applicable-8361671.4Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases1344Missing cases3720
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1) Asked if household has a home computer
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
Variable OccurrenceW6


fpcusr3Computer user : 3rd mentioned
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (16)
Question Number and Text FH56 : Who in your household uses the computer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned096419.071.7
18.2.6
24.1.3
32334.617.3
4992.07.4
532.62.4
61.0.1
72.0.1
81.0.1
Missing-9641.3Missing
Not applicable-8361671.4Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases1344Missing cases3720
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1) Asked if household has a home computer
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
Variable OccurrenceW6


fpcusr4Computer user : 4th mentioned
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (16)
Question Number and Text FH56 : Who in your household uses the computer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0114822.785.4
14.1.3
21.0.1
33.1.2
41513.011.2
531.62.3
64.1.3
81.0.1
91.0.1
Missing-9641.3Missing
Not applicable-8361671.4Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases1344Missing cases3720
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1) Asked if household has a home computer
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
Variable OccurrenceW6


fpcusr5Computer user : 5th mentioned
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (16)
Question Number and Text FH56 : Who in your household uses the computer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0128425.495.5
11.0.1
21.0.1
5511.03.8
65.1.4
71.0.1
101.0.1
Missing-9641.3Missing
Not applicable-8361671.4Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases1344Missing cases3720
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1) Asked if household has a home computer
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
Variable OccurrenceW6


fpcusr6Computer user : 6th mentioned
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (16)
Question Number and Text FH56 : Who in your household uses the computer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0133726.499.5
41.0.1
64.1.3
72.0.1
Missing-9641.3Missing
Not applicable-8361671.4Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases1344Missing cases3720
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1) Asked if household has a home computer
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
Variable OccurrenceW6


fpcuse1Computer use : paid work
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (16)
Question Number and Text FH57A : And what activities do you (or anyone else in your household) use your computer for? Is it used for... Paid work
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes14609.135.4
No284116.664.6
Missing-91442.8Missing
Not applicable-8357770.6Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1301Missing cases3763
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1) Asked if household has a home computer
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Employment: Workplace and Size of Firm
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteMoved to individual questionnaire at Wave7 with minor word change.
Variable OccurrenceW6


fpcuse2Computer use: voluntary work
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (16)
Question Number and Text FH57B : And what activities do you (or anyone else in your household) use your computer for? Is it used for... Voluntary/unpaid work
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13637.228.2
No292518.371.8
Missing-91703.4Missing
Not applicable-8356370.4Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Don't know-13.1Missing
Valid cases1288Missing cases3776
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1) Asked if household has a home computer
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteMoved to individual questionnaire at Wave7.
Variable OccurrenceW6


fpcuse3Computer use : educational work
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (16)
Question Number and Text FH57C : And what activities do you (or anyone else in your household) use your computer for? Is it used for... Education/course work
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes175014.857.3
No255811.042.7
Missing-91513.0Missing
Not applicable-8356370.4Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1308Missing cases3756
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1) Asked if household has a home computer
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Education: Recent Education and Training
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteMoved to individual questionnaire at Wave7.
Variable OccurrenceW6


fpcuse4Computer use : playing games
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (16)
Question Number and Text FH57D : And what activities do you (or anyone else in your household) use your computer for? Is it used for... Playing games
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes193118.470.5
No23897.729.5
Missing-91392.7Missing
Not applicable-8356370.4Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1320Missing cases3744
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1) Asked if household has a home computer
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteMoved to individual questionnaire at Wave7.
Variable OccurrenceW6


fpcuse5Computer use : word processing
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (16)
Question Number and Text FH57E : And what activities do you (or anyone else in your household) use your computer for? Is it used for... Personal correspondence/ wordprocessing
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes198619.574.7
No23346.625.3
Missing-91392.7Missing
Not applicable-8356370.4Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1320Missing cases3744
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1) Asked if household has a home computer
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteMoved to individual questionnaire at Wave7 with minor word change.
Variable OccurrenceW6


fpcuse6Computer use : financial accounts
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (16)
Question Number and Text FH57F : And what activities do you (or anyone else in your household) use your computer for? Is it used for... Household/ financial accounts
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13827.529.5
No291318.070.5
Missing-91633.2Missing
Not applicable-8356370.4Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Don't know-13.1Missing
Valid cases1295Missing cases3769
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1) Asked if household has a home computer
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteMoved to individual questionnaire at Wave7 with minor word change.
Variable OccurrenceW6


fpcuse7Computer use : other
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (16)
Question Number and Text FH57G : And what activities do you (or anyone else in your household) use your computer for? Is it used for... Anything else
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11613.213.9
No299519.686.1
Missing-93005.9Missing
Not applicable-8356370.4Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Don't know-15.1Missing
Valid cases1156Missing cases3908
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1) Asked if household has a home computer
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
Variable OccurrenceW6


fpcusesComputer user : frequency
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (16)
Question Number and Text FH58 : How often is the computer used? Is it used...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Every day151910.238.8
At least once a week253810.640.3
At least once a mont31432.810.7
Less than once a mon41362.710.2
Missing-9951.9Missing
Not applicable-8357770.6Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Don't know-116.3Missing
Valid cases1336Missing cases3728
Question RouteIF (FCD8USE = 1) Asked if household has a home computer
Index TermsComputers and Computing
Household Consumption: Consumer Durables
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW6


fxphpRepayments on hire purchase or loans
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (16)
Question Number and Text FH59 : Do you or anyone in your household have to make repayments on hire purchases or loans? Please do not include mortgage loans but do include DSS social fund loans.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1155530.731.3
No2342067.568.7
Missing or wild-911.2Missing
Inapplicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Refused-26.1Missing
Don't know-118.4Missing
Valid cases4975Missing cases89
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Problems
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fxphpdfRepayments a burden on household
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (16)
Question Number and Text FH60 : To what extent is the repayment of such debts and the interest a financial burden on your household? Would you say it is ..
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Heavy burden11523.09.8
Somewhat of burden24418.728.4
Not a problem396019.061.8
Missing or wild-911.2Missing
Inapplicable-8345868.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1553Missing cases3511
Question RouteIF (FXPHP = 1) Asked if R has to make repayments on hire purchases or loans
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Problems
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhscanaKeep home adequately warm
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (17)
Question Number and Text FH61A : Here is a list of things which people might have or do. Please look at this card (h3) and tell me which things you (and your household) have or do? Keep your home adequately warm.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1483195.496.8
No21623.23.2
Missing-917.3Missing
Not applicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4993Missing cases71
Question RouteALL
Index TermsFinancial Management: Material Well-Being
Financial Management: Problems
Household Consumption: Heating and Fuel
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhscntaWould like to keep home warm
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (17)
Question Number and Text FH61B : Would you like to be able to keep your home adequately warm, but must do without because you cannot afford it?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1961.970.1
No241.829.9
Missing-942.8Missing
Not applicable-8484595.7Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases137Missing cases4927
Question RouteALL
Index TermsFinancial Management: Material Well-Being
Financial Management: Problems
Household Consumption: Heating and Fuel
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhscanbPay for annual holiday
Record TypeFHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (17)
Question Number and Text FH61A : Here is a list of things which people might have or do. Please look at this card (h3) and tell me which things you (and your household) have or do? Pay for a week's annual holiday away from home.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1331365.466.4
No2167733.133.6
Missing-920.4Missing
Not applicable-814.3Missing
Telephone int. only-740.8Missing
Valid cases4990Missing cases74
Question RouteALL
Index TermsFinancial Management: Material Well-Being
Financial Management: Problems
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18