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fhlckdnHealth check-up: blood pressure NHS/priv
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (21)
Question Number and Text FM26D : Did you get this on the NHS or was it private? Blood pressure
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS1353637.594.4
Private21932.05.2
Both315.2.4
Missing or wild-922.2Missing
Inapplicable-8536156.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-110.1Missing
Valid cases3744Missing cases5694
Question RouteIF (FHLCK = 1 AND FHLCKD = 1) Asked if R has had blood pressure tested since 1.9.95
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhlckeHealth check-up: cholesterol test
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (21)
Question Number and Text FM25E : Which ones? You can just tell me which numbers apply. Cholesterol test
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0834388.491.3
Yes17948.48.7
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases9137Missing cases301
Question RouteIF (FHLCK = 1) Asked if R has had health check-up since 1.9.95
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhlckenHealth check-up: cholesterol NHS/private
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (21)
Question Number and Text FM26E : Did you get this on the NHS or was it private? Cholesterol test
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS16837.286.8
Private21011.112.8
Both33.0.4
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8834388.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases787Missing cases8651
Question RouteIF (FHLCK = 1 AND FHLCKE = 1) Asked if R has had cholesterol test since 1.9.95
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhlckfHealth check-up: other checks
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (21)
Question Number and Text FM25G : Which ones? You can just tell me which numbers apply. Other
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0875592.895.8
Yes13824.04.2
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases9137Missing cases301
Question RouteIF (FHLCK = 1) Asked if R has had health check-up since 1.9.95
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhlckfnHealth check-up:other checks NHS/private
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (21)
Question Number and Text FM26G : Did you get this on the NHS or was it private? Other
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS13063.282.9
Private262.716.8
Both31.0.3
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8875592.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-15.1Missing
Valid cases369Missing cases9069
Question RouteIF (FHLCK = 1 AND FHLCKF = 1) Asked if R has had other health check since 1.9.95
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhlckgHealth check-up: cervical smear
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (21)
Question Number and Text FM25H : Which ones? You can just tell me which numbers apply. Cervical smear
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0789783.786.4
Yes1124013.113.6
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases9137Missing cases301
Question RouteIF (FHLCK = 1) Asked if R is a woman and has had health check-up since 1.9.95
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
NoteAt Wave One men are coded -8, at Wave Two and beyond coded 0.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhlckgnHealth check-up: cervical smear NHS/priv
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (21)
Question Number and Text FM26H : Did you get this on the NHS or was it private? Cervical smear
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS1121012.898.2
Private220.21.6
Both32.0.2
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8789783.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases1232Missing cases8206
Question RouteIF (FHLCK = 1 AND FHLCKG = 1) Asked if R is woman and has had cervical smear since 1.9.95
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhlckhHealth check-up: breast screen
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (21)
Question Number and Text FM25I : Which ones? You can just tell me which numbers apply. Breast screening
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0869592.195.2
Yes14424.74.8
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases9137Missing cases301
Question RouteIF (FHLCK = 1) Asked if R is a woman and has had health check-up since 1.9.95
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
NoteAt Wave One men are coded -8, at Wave Two and beyond coded 0.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhlckhnHealth check-up: breast screen NHS/priv
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (21)
Question Number and Text FM26I : Did you get this on the NHS or was it private? Breast screening
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS14144.495.2
Private220.24.6
Both31.0.2
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Inapplicable-8869592.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases435Missing cases9003
Question RouteIF (FHLCK = 1 AND FHLCKH = 1) Asked if R is a woman and has had breast screening since 1.9.95
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhlckiHealth check-up: blood test
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (21)
Question Number and Text FM25F : Which ones? You can just tell me which numbers apply. Blood test
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0664270.472.7
Yes1249526.427.3
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases9137Missing cases301
Question RouteIF (FHLCK = 1) Asked if R has had health check-up since 1.9.95
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhlckinHealth check-up: blood test NHS/priv
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (21)
Question Number and Text FM26F : Did you get this on the NHS or was it private? Blood test
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
NHS1235124.995.0
Private21161.24.7
Both39.1.4
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Not applicable-8664270.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-18.1Missing
Valid cases2476Missing cases6962
Question RouteIF (FHLCK = 1 AND FHLCKI = 1) Asked if R is a woman and has had blood test since 1.9.95
Index TermsHealth: Medical Consultations
Health: NHS vs Private
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fsmokerSmoker
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (21)
Question Number and Text FM27 : Do you smoke cigarettes?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1257227.328.2
No2656169.571.8
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases9133Missing cases305
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHealth: Smoking
NoteExcludes cigars and pipes.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fncigsNumber of cigarettes smoked
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (21)
Question Number and Text FM28 : Approximately how many cigarettes a day do you usually smoke, including those you roll yourself?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
15.048.36060
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 per day043.51.7
Amount stated1252226.798.3
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8656169.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-15.1Missing
Valid cases2565Missing cases6873
Question RouteIF (FSMOKER = 1) Asked if R smokes cigarettes
Index TermsHealth: Smoking
NoteIf figure varies then R is asked to give a daily average over the past week.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


faidhhCares for handicapped/other in household
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (22)
Question Number and Text FM30 : Is there anyone living with you who is sick, handicapped or elderly whom you look after or give special help to (for example, a sick or handicapped (or elderly) relative/ husband/ wife/ friend, etc)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes14044.35.2
No2736978.194.8
Other32.0.0
Missing or wild-9941.0Missing
Inapplicable-8126813.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases7775Missing cases1663
Question RouteIF (FHHSIZE GT 1) Asked if more than one person living in household
Index TermsCaring
Relationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


faidhuaPNO of 1st cared for person
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (22)
Question Number and Text FM31P1 : Who is the (sick, handicapped, or elderly) person/people you look after?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
11391.534.8
21341.433.5
379.819.8
429.37.2
514.13.5
63.0.8
72.0.5
Missing or wild-9981.0Missing
Inapplicable-8863991.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases400Missing cases9038
Question RouteIF (FHHSIZE GT 1 AND FAIDHH = 1) Asked if R cares for elderly/sick or handicapped person
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


faidhubPNO of 2nd cared for person
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (22)
Question Number and Text FM31P2 : Who is the (sick, handicapped, or elderly) person/people you look after?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03844.196.0
21.0.3
37.11.8
47.11.8
61.0.3
Missing or wild-9981.0Missing
Inapplicable-8863991.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases400Missing cases9038
Question RouteIF (FHHSIZE GT 1 AND FAIDHH = 1) Asked if R cares for elderly/sick or handicapped person
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


faidhucPNO of 3rd cared for person
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (22)
Question Number and Text FM31P3 : Who is the (sick, handicapped, or elderly) person/people you look after?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned03994.299.8
51.0.3
Missing or wild-9981.0Missing
Inapplicable-8863991.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases400Missing cases9038
Question RouteIF (FHHSIZE GT 1 AND FAIDHH = 1) Asked if R cares for elderly/sick or handicapped person
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


faidxhhProvides care for non-resident person
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (22)
Question Number and Text FM32 : Do you provide some regular service or help for any sick, handicapped or elderly person not living with you?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes19219.810.1
No2821087.089.9
Missing or wild-96.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases9131Missing cases307
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fnaidxhhNumber of non-residents cared for
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (22)
Question Number and Text FM33 : Is that one person or more than one?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
One person16727.174.0
Two people21541.617.0
Three people335.43.9
Four people412.11.3
Five people511.11.2
Six people63.0.3
Seven + people721.22.3
Missing or wild-913.1Missing
Inapplicable-8821087.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-15.1Missing
Valid cases908Missing cases8530
Question RouteIF (FAIDXHH = 1) Asked if R provides some care for non-resident(s)
Index TermsCaring
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


faidhu1Caring:relation to 1st non-res dependant
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (23)
Question Number and Text FM35 : Who is it that you look after or help?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Parent/parent in law14514.849.8
Grandparent(s)265.77.2
Aunt or Uncle348.55.3
Other relative472.88.0
Friend or neighbour52212.324.4
Clients of vol orgs.641.44.5
Other specified77.1.8
Missing or wild-922.2Missing
Inapplicable-8821087.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases905Missing cases8533
Question RouteIF (FAIDXHH = 1) Asked if R provides some care for non-resident
Index TermsCaring
NoteHigh number of 'other relative' responses lead to use of extended coding frame being used at Wave 5 and expansion of question categories from Wave 6 onwards.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


faidhu2Caring:relation to 2nd non-res dependant
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (23)
Question Number and Text FM35 : Who is it that you look after or help?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Parent/in law184.936.5
Grandparent(s)214.16.1
Aunt or Uncle319.28.3
Other relative411.14.8
Friend or neighbour557.624.8
Clients of vol orgs.638.416.5
Other specified77.13.0
Missing or wild-925.3Missing
Inapplicable-8888294.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases230Missing cases9208
Question RouteIF (FAIDXHH = 1) Asked if R provides some care for non-resident
Index TermsCaring
NoteSee note for FAIDHU1.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


faidhrsHours per week spent caring
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (23)
Question Number and Text FM36 : In total, how many hours do you spend each week looking after or helping (him/her/them)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0-4 hrs per week15195.542.8
5-9 hrs per week22432.620.0
10-19 hrs per wk31321.410.9
20-34 hrs per wk476.86.3
35-49 hrs per wk536.43.0
50-99 hrs per wk615.21.2
100 + hrs per wk71101.29.1
Varies under 20840.43.3
Varies 20 hrs +932.32.6
Some other times1011.1.9
Missing or wild-936.4Missing
Inapplicable-8787883.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-19.1Missing
Valid cases1214Missing cases8224
Question RouteIF (FAIDHH = 1 OR FAIDXHH = 1) Asked if R cares for person(s) inside and/or outside the household
Index TermsCaring
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fivmaHealth section: respondent alone
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (23)
Question Number and Text FM37A : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Respondent alone
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Respondent alone1565559.9100.0
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8347436.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases5655Missing cases3783
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fivmbHealth section: partner present
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (23)
Question Number and Text FM37B : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Partner present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0120212.734.6
Partner present2227224.165.4
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8565559.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases3474Missing cases5964
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fivmcHealth section: other adults present
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (23)
Question Number and Text FM37C : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Other adult(s) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0255727.173.6
Other adults pres39179.726.4
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8565559.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases3474Missing cases5964
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fivmdHealth section: child/ren present
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (23)
Question Number and Text FM37D : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Child(ren) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0272228.878.4
Children present47528.021.6
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8565559.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases3474Missing cases5964
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fivmeHealth section: supervisor present
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (23)
Question Number and Text FM37E : (Interviewer check) Who was present during this section? Supervisor present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0342336.398.5
Supervisor present551.51.5
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8565559.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases3474Missing cases5964
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjbhasDid paid work last week
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (24)
Question Number and Text FE1 : Can I just check, did you do any paid work last week - that is in the seven days ending last Sunday - either as an employee or self employed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1546557.957.9
No2397342.142.1
Valid cases9438Missing cases0
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteAny paid work includes any no. of hours, incl Saturday jobs and casual work. See Vol. A for more details.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjboffNo work last week but has job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (24)
Question Number and Text FE2 : Even though you weren't working did you have a job that you were away from last week?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13343.58.4
No2361938.391.1
Waiting for job319.2.5
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8546557.9Missing
Valid cases3972Missing cases5466
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 2) Asked if R did no paid work last week
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteIncludes those on maternity leave, holiday, on strike, on sick leave, layoff but with job with same employer to return to.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjboffyReason off work last week
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (24)
Question Number and Text FE3 : What was the main reason you were away from work last week?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Maternity leave137.411.2
Other leave/holiday21591.748.0
Sick or injured3941.028.4
Training course42.0.6
Laid off/short time534.410.3
Pers/family reasons72.0.6
Other reasons83.0.9
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8910396.5Missing
Valid cases331Missing cases9107
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjbtermCurrent job: permanent or temporary
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (24)
Question Number and Text FE4 : Is your current job...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Permanent job1491752.187.7
Seasonal/tmp job23854.16.9
Contract/fixed time33043.25.4
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8353037.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases5606Missing cases3832
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1)) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteRefers to main job i.e. the most remunerative or that involving most hours.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8


fjbsocOccupation (SOC): current main job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (25)
Question Number and Text FE5 : What was your (main) job last week? Please tell me the exact job title and describe fully the sort of work you do.
Valid cases5799Missing cases3639
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee Note for FJBTERM. See coding frame in Appendix to Vol. A. Used to construct derived occupational class variables (FJBSEG, FJBGOLD etc.). Coded using CASOC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjbsicIndustry (SIC) of employer: current job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (25)
Question Number and Text FE6 : What does the firm/organisation you work for actually make or do (at the place where you work)?
Valid cases5797Missing cases3641
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
NoteSee Note for FJBTERM. See coding frame in Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11


fjbsempEmployee or self-employed: current job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (25)
Question Number and Text FE7 : Are you an employee or self-employed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employee1502353.286.6
Self-employed27768.213.4
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8363838.5Missing
Valid cases5799Missing cases3639
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1)) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjbmngrManagerial duties: current job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (25)
Question Number and Text FE8 : Do you have any managerial duties or do you supervise any other employees?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Manager198310.419.6
Foreman/supervisor27347.814.6
Not mnger/supervisor3330135.065.8
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8441446.8Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases5018Missing cases4420
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Sector and Duties
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjbsizeNo. employed at workplace: current job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text FE10 : How many people are employed at the place where you work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1 - 211791.93.6
3 - 928138.616.2
10 - 2437878.315.7
25 - 4946607.013.2
50 - 9955465.810.9
100 - 19964664.99.3
200 - 49976697.113.4
500 - 99983163.36.3
1000 or more94524.89.0
DK/less than 251020.2.4
DK/25 or more111001.12.0
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8441446.8Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-16.1Missing
Valid cases5008Missing cases4430
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Workplace and Size of Firm
NoteIncludes total no. employed at workplace, not in department or section.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjbmixSex profile of work force
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (26)
Question Number and Text FE11 : At your workplace is your type of job done....
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Almost excl men18779.318.0
Mainly by men29279.819.1
Equal men/women3128313.626.4
Mainly by women4114012.123.4
Almost excl women56396.813.1
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-8425245.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-114.1Missing
Valid cases4866Missing cases4572
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Workplace and Size of Firm
NoteMinor question routing difference between Wave 1 and Wave 6.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W6


fjbhrsNo. of hours normally worked per week
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text FE12 : Thinking about your (main) job, how many hours, excluding overtime and meal breaks, are you expected to work in a normal week?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
33.3512.68099
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No expected hours057.61.1
Amount stated1497252.798.9
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Inapplicable-8436046.2Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-140.4Missing
Valid cases5029Missing cases4409
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
NoteWhether job is full-time or part-time is given in derived variable FJBFT.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjbotNo. of overtime hours in normal week
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text FE13 : And how many hours overtime do you usually work in a normal week?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
4.096.61080
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0252026.752.4
Amount stated1229324.347.6
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8425245.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-168.7Missing
Valid cases4813Missing cases4625
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
NoteIncludes unpaid overtime. See note for FJBHRS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjbotpdNo. of hours worked as paid overtime
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text FE14 : How much of that overtime is usually paid overtime?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
4.636.26050
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No paid overtime099510.542.9
Amount stated1132414.057.1
Missing or wild-914.1Missing
Inapplicable-8677271.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-132.3Missing
Valid cases2319Missing cases7119
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 1 AND FJBOT GT 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and usually works paid overtime
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
NoteIncludes all time paid above basic salary or wage, including that not at increased rate.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjbhrlkPreference over hours worked
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (27)
Question Number and Text FE15 : Thinking about the hours you work, assuming that you would be paid the same amount per hour, would you prefer to
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Work fewer hours1150215.931.1
Work more hours24384.69.1
Contin same hrs3288930.659.8
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8425245.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-148.5Missing
Valid cases4829Missing cases4609
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjbplWork location
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text FE16 : Do you work mainly:
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At home161.61.2
Employers prems2411843.684.3
Driving/travel33814.07.8
1 + other places42973.16.1
Other527.3.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8425245.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases4884Missing cases4554
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Workplace and Size of Firm
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjbttwtMinutes spent travelling to work
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text FE17 : About how much time does it usually take for you to get to work each day, door to door?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
22.6020.500240
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
02.0.0
Amount stated1470549.9100.0
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8431345.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Period uncodeable-31011.1Missing
Don't know-114.1Missing
Valid cases4707Missing cases4731
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 1 AND FJBPL = 2-5) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and does not work at home
Index TermsTime Use
Transport
NoteInvolves travel to work only, not round trip.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjbttwmMain means of travel to work
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (28)
Question Number and Text FE18 : And what usually is your main means of travel to work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Brit Rail/train11581.73.3
Underground/tube2911.01.9
Bus or coach34104.38.5
Moto cycle/moped454.61.1
Car or van5280829.858.4
Car/van passenger64494.89.3
Pedal cycle71922.04.0
Walks all way86316.713.1
Other918.2.4
Missing or wild-913.1Missing
Inapplicable-8431345.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases4811Missing cases4627
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 1 AND FJBPL = 2-5) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and does not work at home
Index TermsTransport
NoteMain = for greatest part of distance covered between home and work.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjbsat1Job satisfaction: promotion prospects
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text FE19A : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and after each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (20) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 1. Promotion prospects
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply07427.915.3
Not satisfied13443.67.1
22712.95.6
35195.510.7
Not satis/dissat48719.217.9
56957.414.3
69089.618.7
Completely satis75145.410.6
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-8425245.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-116.2Missing
Valid cases4864Missing cases4574
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


fjbsat2Job satisfaction: total pay
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (29)
Question Number and Text FE19B : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and after each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (20) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 2. The total pay, including any overtime or bonuses
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply012.1.2
Not satis at all12222.44.6
22923.16.0
37818.316.0
Not satis/dissat44695.09.6
5116712.423.9
6148015.730.3
Completely satis74554.89.3
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-8425245.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases4878Missing cases4560
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18