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fqfxkNew qualif's: university diploma
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (5)
Question Number and Text FD18K : Which qualifications have you gained since then? University diploma
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0850190.199.8
University dipl119.2.2
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-86076.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8520Missing cases918
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 4) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fqfxlNew qualif's: Univ/CNAA first degree
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (5)
Question Number and Text FD18L : Which qualifications have you gained since then? University or CNAA First Degree (eg BA, B.Ed, BSc)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0846789.799.4
Univ 1st degree153.6.6
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-86076.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8520Missing cases918
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 4) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fqfxmNew qualif's: Univ/CNAA higher degree
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (5)
Question Number and Text FD18M : Which qualifications have you gained since then? University or CNAA Higher Degree (eg MSc, PhD)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0849890.099.7
Univ higher deg122.2.3
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-86076.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8520Missing cases918
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 4) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fqfxnNew post school qualifications: other
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (5)
Question Number and Text FD18N : Which qualifications have you gained since then? Other technical, professional or higher qualifications
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0829887.997.4
Other tech/prof12222.42.6
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-86076.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8520Missing cases918
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 4) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fqfedxHas listed school qualif's since 1.9.95
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD19 : Please look at this card (5). Have you obtained any of the qualifications listed since September 1st, last year?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11741.82.0
No2834188.498.0
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-86076.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-15.1Missing
Valid cases8515Missing cases923
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fqfedxaNew qualifications: any GCSEs grade D-G
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD20A : Which qualifications have you obtained? GCSE grades D-G
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0848389.999.6
GCSE grades D-G132.3.4
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-86076.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8515Missing cases923
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 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 FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fnqfexaNew qualifications: No. GCSEs grade D-G
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD21A : How many subjects did you pass in? GCSE grades D-G
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
110.131.3
24.012.5
32.06.3
44.012.5
52.06.3
64.012.5
72.06.3
82.06.3
91.03.1
101.03.1
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8909096.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases32Missing cases9406
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 1 AND FQFEDXA = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (English\Welsh) GCSE(s) grades F-G since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fqfedxbNew qualifications: any GCSEs grade A-C
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD20B : Which qualifications have you obtained? GCSE grades A-C
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0844389.599.2
GCSE grades A-C172.8.8
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-86076.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8515Missing cases923
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 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 FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fnqfexbNew qualifications: No. GCSEs grade A-C
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD21B : How many subjects did you pass in? GCSE grades A-C
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
122.231.4
210.114.3
33.04.3
43.04.3
51.01.4
74.05.7
89.112.9
99.112.9
108.111.4
111.01.4
Missing or wild-916.2Missing
Inapplicable-8905095.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases70Missing cases9368
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 1 AND FQFEDXB = 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 FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fqfedxcNew qualifications: any A levels
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD20C : Which qualifications have you obtained? A level
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0844389.599.2
A level172.8.8
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-86076.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8515Missing cases923
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 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 FQFX. 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


fnqfexcNew qualifications: No. A levels
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD21C : How many subjects did you pass in? A level
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
121.229.2
211.115.3
332.344.4
46.18.3
51.01.4
111.01.4
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8905095.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases72Missing cases9366
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 1 AND FQFEDXC = 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 FQFX. See also note for wQFEDXC.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


fqfedxdNew qualifications: CPVE
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD20D : Which qualifications have you obtained? CPVE: Certificate of Pre-Vocational Education
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0851490.2100.0
CPVE11.0.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-86076.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8515Missing cases923
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 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 FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


fqfedxeNew qualif's: any SCEs grade D-E or 4-5
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD20E : Which qualifications have you obtained? SCE Ordinary Grade bands D-E or 4-5
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0851590.2100.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-86076.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8515Missing cases923
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 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 FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


fnqfexeNew qualif's: No. SCEs grade D-E or 4-5
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD21E : How many subjects did you pass in? SCE Ordinary Grade bands D-E or 4-5
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8912296.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases0Missing cases9438
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 1 AND FQFEDXE = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (Scottish) SCE bands F-E or 4-5 since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


fqfedxfNew qualif's: any O grades A-C or 1-3
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD20F : Which qualifications have you obtained? O grades (pass or bands A-C or 1-3)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0851490.2100.0
O grades A-C or 1-311.0.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-86076.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8515Missing cases923
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 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 FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


fnqfexfNew qualif's: No. O grades A-C or 1-3
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD21F : How many subjects did you pass in? O grades (pass or bands A-C or 1-3)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
11.0100.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8912196.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases1Missing cases9437
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 1 AND FQFEDXF = 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 FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


fqfedxgNew qualif's: any Standard grades 4-7
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD20G : Which qualifications have you obtained? Standard Grade level 4-7
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0851490.2100.0
Stand grades 4-711.0.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-86076.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8515Missing cases923
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 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 FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fnqfexgNew qualif's: No. Standard grades 4-7
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD21G : How many subjects did you pass in? Standard Grade level 4-7
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
61.0100.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8912196.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases1Missing cases9437
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 1 AND FQFEDXG = 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 FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fqfedxhNew qualif's: any Standard grades 1-3
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD20H : Which qualifications have you obtained? Standard Grade level 1-3
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0851490.2100.0
Stand grade 1-311.0.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-86076.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8515Missing cases923
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 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 FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fnqfexhNew qualif's: No. Standard grades 1-3
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD21H : How many subjects did you pass in? Standard Grade level 1-3
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
81.0100.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8912196.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases1Missing cases9437
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 1 AND FQFEDXH = 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 FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fqfedxiNew qualif's: any Higher grades
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD20I : Which qualifications have you obtained? Higher Grade or Revised Higher Grade
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0850790.199.9
Higher grade18.1.1
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-86076.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8515Missing cases923
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 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 FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fnqfexiNew qualifications: No. Higher grades
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD21I : How many subjects did you pass in? Higher Grade or Revised Higher Grade
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
11.014.3
32.028.6
43.042.9
61.014.3
Missing or wild-916.2Missing
Inapplicable-8911496.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases7Missing cases9431
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 1 AND FQFEDXI = 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 FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fqfedxjNew qualif's: any 6th year certs
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD20J : Which qualifications have you obtained? Certificate of 6th year studies
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0851390.2100.0
Cert 6th yr12.0.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-86076.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8515Missing cases923
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 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 FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


fnqfexjNew qualifications: No. 6th year certs
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD21J : How many subjects did you pass in? Certificate of 6th year studies
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
11.050.0
21.050.0
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8912096.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases2Missing cases9436
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 1 AND FQFEDXJ = 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 FQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


fqfedxkNew qualifications: any others
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD20K : Which qualifications have you obtained? Other School Exams
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0849590.099.8
Other120.2.2
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-86076.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8515Missing cases923
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 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 FQFX. General National Vocational Qualifications (GNVQ's) done at school are included here.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


fnqfexkNew qualifications: No. of others
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text FD21K : How many subjects did you pass in? Other School Exams
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
113.168.4
21.05.3
31.05.3
42.010.5
51.05.3
71.05.3
Missing or wild-916.2Missing
Inapplicable-8910296.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases19Missing cases9419
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FQFEDX = 1 AND FQFEDXK = 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 FQFX. General National Vocational Qualifications (GNVQ's) done at school are included here.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


fmlstatPresent legal marital status
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text FD22 : What is your current legal marital status, are you . . .
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Married1513354.454.4
Separated21701.81.8
Divorced36907.37.3
Widowed47177.67.6
Never married5272428.928.9
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases9434Missing 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


fmlchngMarital status changed since 1.9.95
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text FD23 : Has your marital status changed in the last year, that is since September 1st 1995?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13173.44.8
No2624566.295.2
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8286830.4Missing
Valid cases6562Missing cases2876
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FMLSTAT = 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


fmlchmMarital status changed, month
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text FD24M : When did that happen? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January121.26.7
February220.26.3
March330.39.5
April430.39.5
May522.27.0
June625.37.9
July725.37.9
August842.413.3
September935.411.1
October1024.37.6
November1124.37.6
December1217.25.4
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-8911396.6Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases315Missing cases9123
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FMLSTAT = 1-4 AND FMLCHNG = 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 FMLCHNG.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fmlchyMarital status change, year
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text FD24Y : When did that happen? Year
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19959558.618.4
1996962572.781.3
1997971.0.3
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-8911396.6Missing
Valid cases316Missing cases9122
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 1 AND FMLSTAT = 1-4 AND FMLCHNG = 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 FMLCHNG.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6


fplborndDistrict of birth
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text FD25DST : Where were you born? - District
Valid cases559Missing cases8879
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


fplborncCountry of birth
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text FD25OS : Where were you born? - Country
Valid cases35Missing cases9403
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


fyr2ukYear came to Britain
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text FD26 : In what year did you first come to this country to live (even if you have spent time abroad since)?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
83.0311.696296
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year stated132.3100.0
Missing or wild-96.1Missing
Inapplicable-8909996.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases32Missing cases9406
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 2 AND FPLBORNC 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


fraceEthnic group membership
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text FD28 : Could you look at this card (6) please and tell me which of these groups you consider you belong to?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
White15646.094.0
Black-Carib27.11.2
Black-African31.0.2
Black-Other41.0.2
Indian513.12.2
Pakistani64.0.7
Bangladeshi71.0.2
Chinese81.0.2
Other ethnic grp98.11.3
Missing or wild-96.1Missing
Inapplicable-8853090.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases600Missing cases8838
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 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


fschoolNever went to /still at school
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text FD30NA : How old were you when you left school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Never went school17.16.0
Still at school21091.294.0
Missing or wild-919.2Missing
Inapplicable-8923997.9Missing
Proxy respondent-752.6Missing
Don't know-112.1Missing
Valid cases116Missing cases9322
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 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


fscendSchool leaving age
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text FD30 : How old were you when you left school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
135.1.9
1420.23.5
1587.915.4
162462.643.5
1756.69.9
181341.423.7
1911.11.9
204.0.7
211.0.2
221.0.2
Missing or wild-919.2Missing
Inapplicable-8879793.2Missing
Proxy respondent-752.6Missing
Don't know-15.1Missing
Valid cases565Missing cases8873
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 2 AND FJBSTAT = 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


fsctypeType of school attended
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text FD31 : Could you look at this card (8) and tell me what type of school (you are attending/you attended last)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Comprehensive school13203.447.5
Grammar not fee pay253.67.9
Grammar fee-paying313.11.9
Sixth form College478.811.6
other privt539.45.8
Elementary69.11.3
Secondary modern71301.419.3
Technical86.1.9
Other specif school925.33.7
Missing or wild-936.4Missing
Inapplicable-8867091.9Missing
Proxy respondent-752.6Missing
Don't know-17.1Missing
Valid cases673Missing cases8765
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 2 AND (FJBSTAT = 7 OR FSCEND = 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


fscnowStill at school
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text FD32 : (Interviewer check) Is respondent still at school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11081.117.9
No24965.382.1
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8853190.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases604Missing cases8834
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 2 AND (FJBSTAT = 7 OR FSCEND = 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


ffetypeType of further education attended
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (10)
Question Number and Text FD33 : 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 etc19.11.5
College of f educ21241.321.3
Other trng establmnt325.34.3
Polytechnic414.12.4
University51581.727.2
None of the above72512.743.2
Missing or wild-920.2Missing
Inapplicable-8878093.0Missing
Proxy respondent-752.6Missing
Don't know-15.1Missing
Valid cases581Missing cases8857
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 2 AND (FSCEND = 1 OR FSCNOW = 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


ffenowStill in further education
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (10)
Question Number and Text FD34NA : How old were you when you left there, or when you finished or stopped your course?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Still in f educ11521.6100.0
Missing or wild-929.3Missing
Inapplicable-8920597.5Missing
Proxy respondent-752.6Missing
Valid cases152Missing cases9286
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 2 AND FFETYPE 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


ffeendFurther education leaving age
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (10)
Question Number and Text FD34 : How old were you when you left there, or when you finished or stopped your course?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
21.343.871641
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Age given11691.8100.0
Missing or wild-929.3Missing
Inapplicable-8918897.4Missing
Proxy respondent-752.6Missing
Valid cases169Missing cases9269
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 2 AND FFETYPE 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


fqfhasHas listed post school qualification
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text FD35 : Please look at this card (10). Do you have any of the qualifications listed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12843.048.3
No23043.251.7
Missing or wild-917.2Missing
Inapplicable-8882393.5Missing
Don't know-110.1Missing
Valid cases588Missing cases8850
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 2 AND (FSCEND = 1 OR FSCNOW = 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 FQFEDHI and FQFACHI. Vocational qualifications are flagged in FQFVOC. 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


fqfaQualifications: youth training cert
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text FD36A : Which qualifications do you have? Youth training certificate/ Skillseekers
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned04735.095.2
Youth train cert124.34.8
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8863991.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases497Missing cases8941
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 2 AND FSCNOW NE 1) AND FQFHAS = 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 FQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fqfbQualifications: trade apprenticeship
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text FD36B : Which qualifications do you have? Recognised trade apprenticeship completed
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned04695.094.4
Trade apprenship128.35.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8863991.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases497Missing cases8941
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 2 AND FSCNOW NE 1) AND FQFHAS = 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 FQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fqfcQualifications: clerical or commercial
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text FD36C : Which qualifications do you have? Clerical and commercial qualifications (eg typing/shorthand/book-keeping/commerce)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned04484.790.1
Clerical/comml149.59.9
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8863991.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases497Missing cases8941
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 2 AND FSCNOW NE 1) AND FQFHAS = 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 FQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fqfdQualifications: City and Guilds Pt I
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text FD36D : 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 mentioned04324.686.9
Guilds Pt I165.713.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8863991.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases497Missing cases8941
Question RouteIF (FIVIEVR = 2 AND FSCNOW NE 1) AND FQFHAS = 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 FQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18