Skip to content

BHPS Documentation and Questionnaires

Record Type findresp

fhid Household identification number
fpno Person number
fdoid Date of interview: day
fdoim Date of interview: month
fdoiy Date of interview: year
fivsoih Hour interview began
fivsoim Minute interview began
fivlyr IC: Interviewed last year
fivievr Ever interviewed
flknbrd Likes present neighbourhood
flkmove Prefers to move house
flkmovy Prefers to move: main reason
fplnew Resident at present address last year
fplnowm Month moved to present address
fplnowy Year moved to present address
fmovjb Moved for employment reasons
fmovjba Moved - employer relocated workplace
fmovjbb Moved - new job, same employer
fmovjbc Moved - new job, new employer
fmovjbd Moved - closer to same job
fmovjbe Moved - start own business
fmovjbf Moved - relocate own business
fmovjbg Moved - salary increase - new home
fmovjbh Moved - to seek work
fmovjbi Moved - other employment reason
fmovy1 Moved - 1st non employment reason
fmovy2 Moved - 2nd non employment reason
fdobm Month of birth
fdoby Year of birth
fsex Sex
fjbstat Current economic activity
fedlyr Attended any educ inst. f/t since 1.9.95
fedendm Month left education institution
fedendy Year left education institution
fedtype Type of education attended/attending
fqfx Has listed qualifications since 1.9.95
fqfxa New qualif's: youth training cert
fqfxb New qualif's: trade apprenticeship
fqfxc New qualif's: clerical or commercial
fqfxd New qualif's: City and Guilds Pt I
fqfxe New qualif's: City and Guilds Pt II
fqfxf New qualif's: City and Guilds Pt III
fqfxg New qualif's: ONC OND BEC Gen cert
fqfxh New qualif's: HNC HND BEC Higher cert
fqfxi New qualif's: nursing SEN SRN SCM
fqfxj New qualif's: teaching
fqfxk New qualif's: university diploma
fqfxl New qualif's: Univ/CNAA first degree
fqfxm New qualif's: Univ/CNAA higher degree
fqfxn New post school qualifications: other
fqfedx Has listed school qualif's since 1.9.95
fqfedxa New qualifications: any GCSEs grade D-G
fnqfexa New qualifications: No. GCSEs grade D-G
fqfedxb New qualifications: any GCSEs grade A-C
fnqfexb New qualifications: No. GCSEs grade A-C
fqfedxc New qualifications: any A levels
fnqfexc New qualifications: No. A levels
fqfedxd New qualifications: CPVE
fqfedxe New qualif's: any SCEs grade D-E or 4-5
fnqfexe New qualif's: No. SCEs grade D-E or 4-5
fqfedxf New qualif's: any O grades A-C or 1-3
fnqfexf New qualif's: No. O grades A-C or 1-3
fqfedxg New qualif's: any Standard grades 4-7
fnqfexg New qualif's: No. Standard grades 4-7
fqfedxh New qualif's: any Standard grades 1-3
fnqfexh New qualif's: No. Standard grades 1-3
fqfedxi New qualif's: any Higher grades
fnqfexi New qualifications: No. Higher grades
fqfedxj New qualif's: any 6th year certs
fnqfexj New qualifications: No. 6th year certs
fqfedxk New qualifications: any others
fnqfexk New qualifications: No. of others
fmlstat Present legal marital status
fmlchng Marital status changed since 1.9.95
fmlchm Marital status changed, month
fmlchy Marital status change, year
fplbornd District of birth
fplbornc Country of birth
fyr2uk Year came to Britain
frace Ethnic group membership
fschool Never went to /still at school
fscend School leaving age
fsctype Type of school attended
fscnow Still at school
ffetype Type of further education attended
ffenow Still in further education
ffeend Further education leaving age
fqfhas Has listed post school qualification
fqfa Qualifications: youth training cert
fqfb Qualifications: trade apprenticeship
fqfc Qualifications: clerical or commercial
fqfd Qualifications: City and Guilds Pt I
fqfe Qualifications: City and Guilds Pt II
fqff Qualifications: City and Guilds Pt III
fqfg Qualifications: ONC OND BEC Gen cert
fqfh Qualifications: HNC HND BEC Higher cert
fqfi Qualifications: nursing SEN SRN SCM
fqfj Qualifications: teaching
fqfk Qualifications: university diploma
fqfl Qualifications: Univ/CNAA first degree
fqfm Qualifications: Univ/CNAA higher degree
fqfn Post school qualifications: other
fqfed Has listed school qualification
fqfeda Qualifications: any school cert/ matric
fnqfeda Qualifications: No. school cert/ matric
fqfedb Qualifications: any CSEs grade 2-5
fnqfedb Qualifications: No. CSEs grade 2-5
fqfedc Qualifications: any CSEs grade 1
fnqfedc Qualifications: No. CSEs grade 1
fqfedd Qualifications: any GCSEs grade D-G
fnqfedd Qualifications: No. GCSEs grade D-G
fqfede Qualifications: any GCSEs grade A-C
fnqfede Qualifications: No. GCSEs grade A-C
fqfedf Qualifications: any O levels pre-1975
fnqfedf Qualifications: No. O levels pre-1975
fqfedg Qualifications: any OLs A-C post-1975
fnqfedg Qualifications: No. OLs A-C post-1975
fqfedh Qualifications: any OLs D-E post-1975
fnqfedh Qualifications: No. OLs D-E post-1975
fqfedi Qualifications: any Higher school certs
fnqfedi Qualifications: No. Higher school certs
fqfedj Qualifications: any A levels
fnqfedj Qualifications: No. A level passes
fqfedk Qualifications:any SCEs grade D-E or 4-5
fnqfedk Qualifications:No. SCEs grade D-E or 4-5
fqfedl Qualifications: any O grades A-C or 1-3
fnqfedl Qualifications: No. O grades A-C or 1-3
fqfedm Qualifications: any standard grades 4-7
fnqfedm Qualifications: No. standard grades 4-7
fqfedn Qualifications: any standard grades 1-3
fnqfedn Qualifications: No. standard grades 1-3
fqfedo Qualifications: any higher grades
fnqfedo Qualifications: No. higher grade passes
fqfedp Qualifications: any 6th year certs
fnqfedp Qualifications: No. 6th year certs
fqfedq Qualifications: any SLCs lower grade
fnqfedq Qualifications: No. SLC lower grades
fqfedr Qualifications: any SLCs higher grade
fnqfedr Qualifications: No. SLCs higher grade
fqfeds Qualifications: any others
fnqfeds Qualifications: No. of others
fbpar16 Lived with both natural parents up to 16
flvhmag Age stopped living with natural parents
fwhr14 Who living with when aged 14
fpaperr Read a daily newspaper
fpaperm Paper read most frequently
fpaperp Party supported by preferred paper
fhlstat Health over last 12 months
fhldsbl Registered disabled
fhlprb Health problems: none
fhlprba Health problems: Arms, legs, hands, etc
fhlprbb Health problems: Sight
fhlprbc Health problems: Hearing
fhlprbd Health problems: Skin conditions/allergy
fhlprbe Health problems: Chest/breathing
fhlprbf Health problems: Heart/blood pressure
fhlprbg Health problems: Stomach or digestion
fhlprbh Health problems: Diabetes
fhlprbi Health problems: Anxiety, depression, etc
fhlprbj Health problems: Alcohol or drugs
fhlprbk Health problems: Epilepsy
fhlprbl Health problems: Migraine
fhlprbm Health problems: Other
fhllt Health limits daily activities
fhllta Health hinders doing the housework
fhlltb Health hinders climbing the stairs
fhlltc Health hinders getting dressed
fhlltd Health hinders walking more than 10 mins
fhllte Health no hindrance to listed activities
fhlltw Health limits type or amount of work
fhlendw Health prohibits some types of work
fhlltwa How far health limits amount of work
fhl2gp Number of visits to GP since 1.9.95
fxdts Whether accident since 1.9.95
fnxdts No. of serious accidents since 1.9.95
fhosp Hospital in-patient since 1.9.95
fhospd Hospital in-patient: days since 1.9.95
fhospch Hospital stays were for childbirth
fhospnhs Hospital stays NHS or private
fhlcvr Covered by private medical insurance
fhlcvrh How medical insurance paid for
fhlcvrl Cost to resp. Of medical insurance
fhlsv Health service: used any since 1.9.95
fhlsva Health service: used health visitor
fhlsvan Health service: health visitor NHS/priv
fhlsvaf Health service: health visitor free/paid
fhlsvb Welfare service: used home help
fhlsvbn Welfare service: home help NHS/private
fhlsvbf Welfare service: home help free/paid
fhlsvc Welfare service: used meals on wheels
fhlsvcn Welfare service:meals on wheels NHS/priv
fhlsvcf Welfare service:meals on wheels free/pd
fhlsvd Welfare service: used social worker
fhlsvdn Welfare service: social worker NHS/priv
fhlsvdf Welfare service: social worker free/paid
fhlsve Health service: used chiropodist
fhlsven Health service: chiropodist NHS/private
fhlsvef Health service: chiropodist free/paid
fhlsvf Health service:used alternative medicine
fhlsvfn Health service:alt. medicine NHS/private
fhlsvff Health service: alt. medicine free/paid
fhlsvg Welfare service: used psychotherapist
fhlsvgn Welfare service: psychotherapy NHS/priv
fhlsvgf Welfare service: psychotherapy free/paid
fhlsvh Welfare service: used speech therapist
fhlsvhn Welfare service: speech therapy NHS/priv
fhlsvhf Welfare service:speech therapy free/paid
fhlsvi Health service: used physiotherapist
fhlsvin Health service: physiotherapy NHS/priv
fhlsvif Health service: physiotherapy free/paid
fhlsvj Welfare service: used other service (i)
fhlsvjn Welfare service: other serv (i) NHS/priv
fhlsvjf Welfare service:other serv (i) free/paid
fhlsvk Welfare service: used other service (ii)
fhlsvkn Welfare service:other serv (ii) NHS/priv
fhlsvkf Welfare service:other serv(ii) free/paid
fhlsvl Health service: saw consultant/o'patient
fhlsvln Health service:consult/outpatnt NHS/priv
fhlsvlf Health service: consult/outpatnt free/pd
fhlsvm Health service: family planning
fhlsvmn Health service: family planning NHS/priv
fhlsvmf Health service:family planning free/paid
fhlck Has had listed health check
fhlcka Health check-up: dental
fhlckan Health check-up: dental NHS/private
fhlckb Health check-up: eyetest
fhlckbn Health check-up: eyetest NHS/private
fhlckc Health check-up: chest or other x-ray
fhlckcn Health check-up: chest x-ray NHS/private
fhlckd Health check-up: blood pressure
fhlckdn Health check-up: blood pressure NHS/priv
fhlcke Health check-up: cholesterol test
fhlcken Health check-up: cholesterol NHS/private
fhlckf Health check-up: other checks
fhlckfn Health check-up:other checks NHS/private
fhlckg Health check-up: cervical smear
fhlckgn Health check-up: cervical smear NHS/priv
fhlckh Health check-up: breast screen
fhlckhn Health check-up: breast screen NHS/priv
fhlcki Health check-up: blood test
fhlckin Health check-up: blood test NHS/priv
fsmoker Smoker
fncigs Number of cigarettes smoked
faidhh Cares for handicapped/other in household
faidhua PNO of 1st cared for person
faidhub PNO of 2nd cared for person
faidhuc PNO of 3rd cared for person
faidxhh Provides care for non-resident person
fnaidxhh Number of non-residents cared for
faidhu1 Caring:relation to 1st non-res dependant
faidhu2 Caring:relation to 2nd non-res dependant
faidhrs Hours per week spent caring
fivma Health section: respondent alone
fivmb Health section: partner present
fivmc Health section: other adults present
fivmd Health section: child/ren present
fivme Health section: supervisor present
fjbhas Did paid work last week
fjboff No work last week but has job
fjboffy Reason off work last week
fjbterm Current job: permanent or temporary
fjbsoc Occupation (SOC): current main job
fjbsic Industry (SIC) of employer: current job
fjbsemp Employee or self-employed: current job
fjbmngr Managerial duties: current job
fjbsize No. employed at workplace: current job
fjbmix Sex profile of work force
fjbhrs No. of hours normally worked per week
fjbot No. of overtime hours in normal week
fjbotpd No. of hours worked as paid overtime
fjbhrlk Preference over hours worked
fjbpl Work location
fjbttwt Minutes spent travelling to work
fjbttwm Main means of travel to work
fjbsat1 Job satisfaction: promotion prospects
fjbsat2 Job satisfaction: total pay
fjbsat3 Job satisfaction: relations with boss
fjbsat4 Job satisfaction: security
fjbsat5 Job satisfaction: use of initiative
fjbsat6 Job satisfaction: work itself
fjbsat7 Job satisfaction: hours worked
fjbsat Job satisfaction: overall
fpaygl Gross pay at last payment
fpaygw Pay period (weeks): last gross pay
fpaynl Take-home pay at last payment
fpaynw Pay period (weeks): last take-home pay
fpayslp Pay slip seen by interviewer
fpayusl Was last gross pay the usual amount
fpayu Usual pay
fpayuw Usual pay: pay period (weeks)
fpayug Usual pay: gross/net of deductions
fpaydf1 Last pay unusual: included back pay
fpaydf2 Last pay unusual: included holiday pay
fpaydf3 Last pay unusual: included tax refund
fpaydf4 Last pay unusual: included sick pay
fpaydf5 Last pay unusual: sick without pay
fpaydf6 Last pay unusual: included maternity pay
fpaydf7 Last pay unusual through overtime
fpaydf8 Last pay unusual for other reason
fjbbgd Day started current job
fjbbgm Month started current job
fjbbgy Year started current job
fjbbgly Started job after 1.9.95
fjbsect Employing organisation: current job
fjbonus Pay includes bonuses or profit share
fjbrise Pay includes annual increments
ftujbpl Union or staff association at workplace
ftuin1 Member of workplace union
ftuin2 Member of any trade union or similar
fjbopps Promotion opportunities in current job
fjbtime Times of day usually work
fpays Starting pay: job start after 1.9.95
fpaysw Starting pay period (weeks): current job
fpaysg Starting pay gross or net: current job
fjbpen Pension: employer runs a pension scheme
fjbpenm Pension: member of employers scheme
fpayly Usual pay at 1.9.95
fpaylyw Usual pay at 1.9.95: pay period (weeks)
fpaylyg Usual pay at 1.9.95: gross/net deduction
fjsboss S/emp: hires employees
fjssize S/emp: number of employees
fjshrs S/emp: hours normally worked per week
fjshrlk S/emp: preference over hours worked
fjstime S/emp: times of day usually work
fjstype S/emp: nature of employment
fjsaccs S/emp: draws up profit/loss accounts
fjsprf S/emp: net profit in last yearly account
fjsprbm S/emp: date accounts began: month
fjsprby S/emp: date accounts began: year
fjsprem S/emp: date accounts ended: month
fjsprey S/emp: date accounts ended: year
fjspayl S/emp: last gross earnings
fjspybm S/emp: month gross pay accounts began
fjspyby S/emp: year gross pay accounts began
fjspyem S/emp: month gross pay accounts ended
fjspyey S/emp: Year gross pay accounts ended
fjspl S/emp: work location
fjsttwt S/emp: Minutes spent travelling to work
fjsttwm S/emp: Main means of travel to work
fjssat1 S/emp: job satisfaction: total pay
fjssat2 S/emp: job satisfaction: job security
fjssat3 S/emp: job satisfaction: initiative
fjssat4 S/emp: job satisfaction: work itself
fjssat5 S/emp: job satisfaction: hours worked
fjssat S/emp: job satisfaction: overall
fjsbgd S/emp: day started present job
fjsbgm S/emp: month started present job
fjsbgy S/emp: year started present job
fjbed Had work related training since 1.9.95
fjbed1 Training: induction for current job
fjbed2 Training:increase skills for current job
fjbed3 Training: improve skills for current job
fjbed4 Training: preparation for future jobs
fjbed5 Training: to develop skills generally
fjbedq Time on employer-based training, amount
fjbedp1 Time on employer-based training, units
feprosa Chance of: better job/current employer
feprosb Chance of: work related training
feprosc Chance of: becoming unemployed
feprosd Chance of: job with new employer
feprose Chance of: start own business
feprosf Chance of: giving up work
frach12 Responsible for dependent child under 12
fjbchc1 Childcare: 1st mention
fjbchc2 Childcare: 2nd mention
fjbchc3 Childcare: 3rd mention
fxpchcf Childcare: free or paid for
fxpchc Childcare: weekly cost
fhuxpch Who pays for childcare
fhunurs Who cares for ill children
fjulk1 Looked for work in last 7 days
fjulk4 Looked for work in last 4 weeks
fjulka Applied directly to employer
fjulkb Studied/replied to adverts
fjulkc Used job centre/employment agency
fjulkd Asked friends or contacts
fjulke Taken steps to start own business
fjulkjb Would like a regular paid job
fjubgn Able to start work within 2 weeks
fjuspec Looking for /would like a particular job
fjusoc Occupation (SOC) of job sought
fjuhrsx Expected work hours: jobseeker
fjupayx Expected weekly net pay: jobseeker
fjupayl Lowest net pay considered: jobseeker
fjuhrsl Expected hours for lowest pay jobseeker
feprosg Chance starting work within 6 months
feprosh Chance starting work within 12 months
feaage Whether working age
fjbub Currently signed on at UB Office
fjbuby Reason why signed on at UB Office
fj2has Has a second paid job
fj2soc Occupation (SOC), second job
fj2semp Employee or self employed, second job
fj2hrs No. of hours worked per month, 2nd job
fj2pay Gross earnings from 2nd jobs last month
fjbhha Family commitments prevented job search
fjbhhb Family commitments prevented taking job
fjbhhc Family commitments prevented job change
fjbhhd Family commitments required job change
fjbhhe Family commitments required leaving job
fjbhhf Family commitments led to less work hrs
fivea Employment section: respondent alone
fiveb Employment section: partner present
fivec Employment section: other adult present
fived Employment section: child present
fivee Employment section: supervisor present
fednew Any training/ education since 1.9.95
fednew1 Job training: to develop general skills
fednew2 Job training: to prepare for future job
fednew3 Job training: to increase skills
fednew4 Job training: to improve skills
fednewq Time on non-employer training, amount
fednewp1 Time on non-employer training, units
fnemst Current labour force status
fcjsbgd Day current labour force status began
fcjsbgm Month current labour force status began
fcjsbgy Year current labour force status began
fcjsbly IC:current i.f. spell began after 1.9.95
fnjbs Number of periods of paid employment
fjbhad Ever had paid employment
fjlend Year left last job
fjlsoc Occupation (SOC) of last job
fjlsic Industry (SIC) of last job
fjlsemp Employee or self employed, last job
fjlboss Hired employees, last job
fjlmngr Managerial duties, last job
fjlsize Number employed at workplace, last job
fivja Job hist section: respondent alone
fivjb Job hist section: partner present
fivjc Job hist section: other adults present
fivjd Job hist section: child/ren present
fivje Job hist section: supervisor present
foppola Government reflects will of the people
foppolb Ordinary people can't influence gov't
foppolc Government ought impose earnings ceiling
foppold Government puts nation before party
fopcls1 See self as belonging to a social class
fopcls2 Subjective social class membership
fopcls3 Social class affects opportunities
fvote1 Supports a particular political party
fvote2 Closer to one political party than other
fvote3 Party which would vote for tomorrow
fvote4 Which political party closest to
fvote5 Strength of support for stated party
fvote6 Level of interest in politics
fvote9 Vote for favoured party
fvote10a Why not vote for fav. Party: mention 1
fvote10b Why not vote for fav. Party: mention 2
fopiss1 Rising prices are a cause for concern
fopiss2 Ozone layer is a cause for concern
fopiss3 Unemployment is a cause for concern
fopiss4 Threat to nature is a cause for concern
fopiss5 Moral standards are a cause for concern
flacta How often: Walk/swim/play sport
flactb How often: Watch live sport
flactc How often: Go to the cinema
flactd How often: Go to theatre/concert
flacte How often: Eat out
flactf How often: Go out for a drink
flactg How often: Visit/visited by friends
flacth How often: Work in garden
flacti How often: Do DIY, car maintenance
flactj How often: Attend evening classes
flactk How often: Attend local groups
flactl How often: Do voluntary work
fcaruse Has use of car or van
fyppar Whether parent of young person
fpyhlth Whose responsibility are health matters
fpyhwrk Monitoring of homework
fpysxed Responsibility for sex education
fpysxag Age to learn about sexual matters
fpynyp How many eligible for youth interview
fpypno1 First youth person number
fpyage1 Age of first youth
fpypno2 Second youth person number
fpyage2 Age of second youth
fpypno3 Third youth person number
fpyage3 Age of third youth
fpywhr1 1st youth: tells where is going
fpyman1 1st youth: how easy/difficult to manage
fpyarg1 1st youth: how often you quarrel
fpytlk1 1st youth: how often you talk
fpysmk1 1st youth: smokes regularly
fpysad1 1st youth: days unhappy in past month
fpywor1 1st youth: nights lost sleep past week
fpyhsw1 1st youth happy with: school work
fpyhap1 1st youth happy with: appearance
fpyhfm1 1st youth happy with: family
fpyhfr1 1st youth happy with: friends
fpyhlf1 1st youth happy with: life as whole
fpyhlt1 1st youth: general health
fpywhr2 2nd youth: tells where is going
fpyman2 2nd youth: how easy/difficult to manage
fpyarg2 2nd youth: how often you quarrel
fpytlk2 2nd youth: how often you talk
fpysmk2 2nd youth: smokes regularly
fpysad2 2nd youth: days unhappy in past month
fpywor2 2nd youth: nights lost sleep past week
fpyhsw2 2nd youth happy with: school work
fpyhap2 2nd youth happy with: appearance
fpyhfm2 2nd youth happy with: family
fpyhfr2 2nd youth happy with: friends
fpyhlf2 2nd youth happy with: life as whole
fpyhlt2 2nd youth: general health
fpywhr3 3rd youth: tells where is going
fpyman3 3rd youth: how easy/difficult to manage
fpyarg3 3rd youth: how often you quarrel
fpytlk3 3rd youth: how often you talk
fpysmk3 3rd youth: smokes regularly
fpysad3 3rd youth: days unhappy in past month
fpywor3 3rd youth: nights lost sleep past week
fpyhsw3 3rd youth happy with: school work
fpyhap3 3rd youth happy with: appearance
fpyhfm3 3rd youth happy with: family
fpyhfr3 3rd youth happy with: friends
fpyhlf3 3rd youth happy with: life as whole
fpyhlt3 3rd youth: general health
fpyra IC: respondent the responsible adult
fpysat1 1st youth: did national school tests
fpysat2 2nd youth: did national school tests
fpysat3 3rd youth: did national school tests
fpyspn1 1st SAT: Person number
fpysty1 1st SAT: Type of Test done
fpytae1 1st SAT Teacher Assessed Level: English
fpytam1 1st SAT Teacher Assessed Level: Maths
fpytas1 1st SAT Teacher Assessed Level: Science
fpyste1 1st SAT Test level: English
fpystm1 1st SAT Test level: Maths
fpysts1 1st SAT Test level: Science
fpyspn2 2nd SAT: Person number
fpysty2 2nd SAT: Type of Test done
fpytae2 2nd SAT Teacher Assessed Level: English
fpytam2 2nd SAT Teacher Assessed Level: Maths
fpytas2 2nd SAT Teacher Assessed Level: Science
fpyste2 2nd SAT Test level: English
fpystm2 2nd SAT Test level: Maths
fpysts2 2nd SAT Test level: Science
fpyspn3 3rd SAT: Person number
fpysty3 3rd SAT: Type of Test done
fpytae3 3rd SAT Teacher Assessed Level: English
fpytam3 3rd SAT Teacher Assessed Level: Maths
fpytas3 3rd SAT Teacher Assessed Level: Science
fpyste3 3rd SAT Test level: English
fpystm3 3rd SAT Test level: Maths
fpysts3 3rd SAT Test level: Science
ff101 Income: NI retirement pension
ff102 Income: pension from previous employer
ff103 Income: pension from spouses ex-employer
ff104 Income: private pension or annuity
ff105 Income: widow or war widows pension
ff106 Income: widowed mothers allowance
ff116 Income: severe disablement allowance
ff118 Income: industrial injury allowance
ff119 Income: attendance allowance
ff120 Income: mobility allowance
ff121 Income: invalid care allowance
ff122 Income: war disability pension
ff123 Income: disability living allowance
ff124 Income: disability working allowance
ff125 Income: incapacity benefit
ff131 Income: both UB and IS
ff132 Income: income support (IS)
ff133 Income: unemployment benefit (UB)
ff142 Income: Job seeker's allowance
ff135 Income: child benefit
ff136 Income: one parent benefit
ff137 Income: family credit
ff138 Income: maternity allowance
ff139 Income: housing benefit
ff140 Income: council tax benefit
ff141 Income: other state benefit
ff151 Income: educational grant
ff152 Income: trade union payments
ff153 Income: maintenance or alimony
ff154 Income: payments from relations
ff155 Income: rent from lodgers
ff156 Income: rent from other property
ff157 Income: foster allowance
ff158 Income: sickness or accident insurance
ff159 Income: any other payment
fnf1 Income: total number of cited sources
ffisit Financial situation
ffisitc Change in financial position last year
ffisity Why financial situation changed
ffisitx Financial expectations for year ahead
ffiyrdi Income last year from dividends/interest
ffiyrdiu Income last yr dividend/interest > 1000
fsave Saves from current income
fsaved Amount saved each month
fsavey1 First reason for saving
fsavey2 Second reason for saving
fpppen Paid into private personal pension
fpenb4 Personal pension started before 1.7.88
fpenb4yr Year pre 1.7.88 pension started
fpenb4v Amount last payment to pre 1988 pension
fpenb4w Weeks covered pre 88 pension
fpenyr Year post 1.7.88 pension started
fpenadd Additional contrib'n to post '88 pension
fpenadv Amount last payment post 1.7.88 pension
fpenadw Weeks covered post 88 pension
fftexhh Transfers money to non-resident person
fftexa Relationship to 1st non-res recipient
fftexa1 Maintenance payment to 1st non-resident
fftexa2 HH bills payment to 1st non-resident
fftexa3 Education payment to 1st non-resident
fftexa4 Allowance/Spending Money to 1st non-res
fftexa5 Loan repayment to 1st non-resident
fftexa6 Other payment to 1st non-resident
fftexav Amount maintenance paid to 1st non-resid
fftexaw Wks covered by m'ntenance to 1st non-res
fftexb Relationship to 2nd non-res recipient
fftexb1 Maintenance payment to 2nd non-resident
fftexb2 HH bills payment to 2nd non-resident
fftexb3 Education payment to 2nd non-resident
fftexb4 Allowance/Spending Money to 2nd non-res
fftexb5 Loan repayment to 2nd non-resident
fftexb6 Other payment to 2nd non-resident
fftexbv Amount maintenance paid to 2nd non-resid
fftexbw Wks covered by m'ntenance to 2nd non-res
fftexc Relationship to 3rd non-res recipient
fftexc1 Maintenance payment to 3rd non-resident
fftexc2 HH bills payment to 3rd non-resident
fftexc3 Education payment to 3rd non-resident
fftexc4 Allowance/Spending Money to 3rd non-res
fftexc5 Loan repayment to 3rd non-resident
fftexc6 Other payment to 3rd non-resident
fftexcv Amount maintenance paid to 3rd non-resid
fftexcw Wks covered by m'ntenance to 3rd non-res
fspinhh Whether living with spouse or partner
fhubuys Who does the grocery shopping (couples)
fhufrys Who does the cooking (couples)
fhumops Who does the cleaning (couples)
fhuiron Who does the washing/ironing (couples)
fhhch12 Child/ren under 12 in household
fhusits Who is responsible for childcare
fhowlng Hours per week on housework
fdfwld Different world in future for young
fdfwld1 Why kid's world different: 1st mention
fdfwld2 Why kid's world different: 2nd mention
fdfwld3 Why kid's world different: 3rd mention
fdfwld4 Why kid's world different: 4th mention
fivfa H/hold finance section: respondent alone
fivfb H/hold finance section: partner alone
fivfc H/hold finance section: adult present
fivfd H/hold finance section: child present
fivfe H/hold finance sect: supervisor present
fivfoih Hour interview finished
fivfoim Minute interview finished
fivsc IC: self completion document
fiv1 Others present during interview
fiv2 Did others influence interview
fiv4 Cooperation of respondent
fiv5 Completion of tracking schedule
fiv6a Problems affecting interview: eyesight
fiv6b Problems affecting interview: hearing
fiv6c Problems affecting interview: reading
fiv6d Problems affecting interview: english
fiv6e Problems affecting interview: language
fiv6f Problems affecting interview: interprete
fiv7 PNO of interpreter
fghqa GHQ: concentration
fghqb GHQ: loss of sleep
fghqc GHQ: playing a useful role
fghqd GHQ: capable of making decisions
fghqe GHQ: constantly under strain
fghqf GHQ: problem overcoming difficulties
fghqg GHQ: enjoy day-to-day activities
fghqh GHQ: ability to face problems
fghqi GHQ: unhappy or depressed
fghqj GHQ: losing confidence
fghqk GHQ: believe in self-worth
fghql GHQ: general happiness
fopfamj Cohabiting is always wrong
fopfamk Adult children should care for parents
fopfaml Divorce better than unhappy marriage
fopfamm The man should be head of household
fopfamn Bible Gods word and true
flfsat1 Satisfaction with: health
flfsat2 Satisfaction with: income of hhold
flfsat3 Satisfaction with: house/flat
flfsat4 Satisfaction with: spouse/partner
flfsat5 Satisfaction with: job
flfsat6 Satisfaction with: social life
flfsat7 Satisfaction with: amount of leisure time
flfsat8 Satisfaction with: use of leisure time
flfsato Satisfaction with: life overall
flfsatl Satisfaction compared with last year
fnetsx1 Sex of 1st closest friend
fnetsx2 Sex of 2nd closest friend
fnetsx3 Sex of 3rd closest friend
fnet1wr Whether 1st closest friend is relation
fnet2wr Whether 2nd closest friend is relation
fnet3wr Whether 3rd closest friend is relation
fnet1ag Age of 1st closest friend
fnet2ag Age of 2nd closest friend
fnet3ag Age of 3rd closest friend
fnet1ph How often see 1st closest friend
fnet2ph How often see 2nd closest friend
fnet3ph How often see 3rd closest friend
fnet1jb Employment of 1st closest friend
fnet2jb Employment of 2nd closest friend
fnet3jb Employment of 3rd closest friend
fprrs2i Relationship of Proxy to Informant
fpripn Person number of informant
fprwhy Reason for Proxy
fpplevr Proxy Lived at this address all life
fprfehq Proxy's Highest FE qualification
fprsehq Proxy's Highest school qualification
fpresbgm Month started economic status - proxy
fpresbgy Year started economic status - proxy
fpresly Started status after 1.9.95 - proxy
fprf101 Income: NI retirement pension - proxy
fprf102 Income: pension from prev. empl.-pxy
fprf116 Income: invaldty/disablty allowance-pxy
fprf125 Income: incapacity benefit
fprf131 Income: UB and/or income support-proxy
fprf135 Income: child benefit
fprf137 Income: family credit
fprf139 Income: housing ben/rent rebate-proxy
fprf141 Income: other state benefit
fprfirn Income: none of listed benefits-proxy
fprearn Proxy's total earnings, banded
fprjbbgm Month started current job-proxy
fprjbbgy Year started current job-proxy
fprjbly Job started after 1.9.95 - proxy
fprfitb Proxy's personal income, banded
fivpa Proxy questionnaire: informant alone
fivpb Proxy questionnaire: partner alone
fivpc Proxy questionnaire: adult present
fivpd Proxy questionnaire: child present
fivpe Proxy questionnaire: supervisor present
ftelwhy Why has a telephone interview
fprjbft Proxy's Job full time / part time
ftlfiyrl Telephone questionnaire: Annual job pay
ftlfiyr Telephone questionnaire: Annual income
pid Cross-wave person identifier
pidp Cross-wave person identifier (UKHLS)
fiviow5 Interview outcome Wave 5
fhhmem Household membership
fnewhy New entrants - why living in HH
fnemnjn New entrants - month joined HH
fneyrjn New entrants - year joined HH
fivfio Individual interview outcome
fiodc Document check
fhgr2r Relationship to reference person
fhgsex Sex - HH grid
fhgbm Month of birth - HH grid
fhgby Year of birth - HH grid
fmastat Marital status
fhgspn PNO of spouse/partner
fhgemp In paid employment - HH grid
fhgfno PNO of father
fhgmno PNO of mother
fhgra Responsible adult
fage Age at Date of Interview
fage12 Age at 1.12.1996
fbutype Benefit unit type
fbuno Benefit Unit Number
fnchild Number of own children in household
fhoh Conventional Head of Household Indicator
frach16 Whether responsible adult for child
fsampst Sample membership status
fmovest Individual mover status
fregion Region / Metropolitan Area
fhhsize Number of people in household
fhhtype Household Type
ftenure Housing tenure
fqfedhi Highest educational qualification
fqfvoc Has vocational qualifications
fqfachi Highest academic qualification
fjbft Employed full time
fpayg Gross rate of pay per month:last payment
fpayn Net rate of pay per month: last payment
fpaygu Usual gross pay per month: current job
fpaynu Usual net pay per month: current job
fpaygty Usual monthly gross pay: Sept this year
fpaygly Usual monthly gross pay: Sept year ago
fpaynty Usual monthly net pay: Sept this year
fpaynly Usual monthly net pay: Sept year ago
fjsprof Monthly self employed profit
fjspayg Monthly self employed gross pay
fcjsten Length (days) current labour market sp.
fcjswk9 Weeks in current spell: year to 1.9.96
fjlid Identifier of latest job
fjlyid Identifier of job spell at 1.9.95
fjtyid Identifier of job spell at 1.9.96
fjbseg Socio economic group: present job
fjbgold Goldthorpe Social Class: present job
fjbrgsc RG Social Class: present job
fjbisco International SOC : present job
fjbcssm Cambridge Scale males : present job
fjbcssf Cambridge Scale females : present job
fjbhgs Hope - Goldthorpe Scale : present job
fjbsec Socio-Economic Class: current job
fnjbwks Annual weeks employed: year to Sept 1
fnjuwks Annual weeks unemployed: year to Sept 1
fnjiwks Annual weeks inactive: year to Sept 1
fnjbnew No. different employers: year to Sept 1
fnjbsp No. employment spells: year to Sept 1
fnjusp No. unemployment spells: year to Sept 1
fnjisp No. inactive spells: year to Sept 1
fjbstatl Employment status on Sept 1, year ago
fjbstatt Employment status on Sept 1, this year
fjbsocly Occupation (SOC): job on 1.9.95
fjlseg Socio economic group: last job
fjlgold Goldthorpe Social Class: last job
fjlrgsc RG Social Class: last job
fjlisco International SOC : last job
fjlcssm Cambridge Scale males : last job
fjlcssf Cambridge Scale females : last job
fjlhgs Hope - Goldthorpe Scale : last job
fjlsec Socio-Economic Class: last job
fvote Political party supported
ffimnp Pension income: last month
ffimnb Benefit income: last month
ffimni Investment income: last month
ffimnt Transfer income: last month
ffimnl Labour income: last month
ffimnnl Non-labour income: last month
ffimn Total Income: last month
ffiyrl Annual labour income (1.9.95-1.9.96)
ffiyrnl Annual non-labour income (1.9.95-1.9.96)
ffiyrp Annual pension income (1.9.95-1.9.96)
ffiyrb Annual benefit income (1.9.95-1.9.96)
ffiyrt Annual transfer income (1.9.95-1.9.96)
ffiyri Annual investment income (1.9.95-1.9.96)
ffiyr Annual income (1.9.95-1.9.96)
ffihhmn Household income: month before interview
fhlghq1 Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 1: Likert
fhlghq2 Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 2: Caseness
fspjb Whether spouse/partner employed now
fspsoc Spouse/partner's Occupation
fspjbhr Spouse/partner's weekly work hours
fspjbot Spouse/partner's weekly overtime
fsppayg Spouse/partner's monthly gross pay
fspjbyr Whether spse/partner employed last year
flrwght Longitudinal respondent weight
flewght Longitudinal enumerated individual weight
fxrwght X-sectional respondent weight
fxewght X-sectional enumerated individual weight
fj2payi Imputation flag - FJ2PAY (base)
ffiyrdii Imputation flag - FFIYRDI (base)
fprearni Imputation flag - FPREARN (base)
fprfitbi Imputation flag - FPRFITB (base)
fpaygui Imputation flag - FPAYGU (derived)
fpaynui Imputation flag - FPAYNU (derived)
fpaygti Imputation flag - FPAYGTY (derived)
fpaygli Imputation flag - FPAYGLY (derived)
fpaynti Imputation flag - FPAYNTY (derived)
fpaynli Imputation flag - FPAYNLY (derived)
fjsprofi Imputation flag - FJSPROF (derived)
fjspaygi Imputation flag - FJSPAYG (derived)
ffimnpi Imputation flag - FFIMNP (derived)
ffimnbi Imputation flag - FFIMNB (derived)
ffimnii Imputation flag - FFIMNI (derived)
ffimnti Imputation flag - FFIMNT (derived)
ffimnnli Imputation flag - FFIMNNL (derived)
ffimnli Imputation flag - FFIMNL (derived)
ffimnthi Imputation flag - FFIMN (derived)
ffiyrli Imputation flag - FFIYRL (derived)
ffiyrnli Imputation flag - FFIYRNL (derived)
ffiyrpi Imputation flag - FFIYRP (derived)
ffiyrbi Imputation flag - FFIYRB (derived)
ffiyrti Imputation flag - FFIYRT (derived)
ffiyrii Imputation flag - FFIYRI (derived)
ffiyeari Imputation flag - FFIYR (derived)
fsppaygi Imputation flag - FSPPAYG (derived)
ffihhmni Imputation flag - FFIHHMN (derived)
fmrjend Year left most recent job
fmrjsoc Occupation (SOC) of most recent job
fmrjsic Industry (SIC) of most recent job
fmrjsemp Employee or self emp., most recent job
fmrjboss Hired employees, most recent job
fmrjmngr Managerial duties, most recent job
fmrjsize Number at workplace, most recent job
fmrjseg Socio economic group: most recent job
fmrjgold Goldthorpe Class: most recent job
fmrjrgsc RG Social Class: most recent job
fmrjisco International SOC: most recent job
fmrjcssm Cambridge Scale M: most recent job
fmrjcssf Cambridge Scale F: most recent job
fmrjhgs Hope-Goldthorpe Scale: most recent job
fmrjsec Socio-Economic Class: most recent job
fdoiy4 Date of interview: 4 digit year
fplnowy4 Year moved to present address: 4 digit
fedendy4 Year left education inst.: 4 digit
fmlchy4 Marital status change, 4 digit year
fyr2uk4 Year came to Britain: 4 digit
fjbbgy4 Year started current job: 4 digit
fjsprby4 S/emp: date accounts began: 4 digit year
fjsprey4 S/emp: date accounts ended: 4 digit year
fjspyby4 S/emp: year gross pay began: 4 digit
fjspyey4 S/emp: Year gross pay ended: 4 digit
fjsbgy4 S/emp: year started present job: 4 digit
fcjsbgy4 Year labour force status began: 4 digit
fjlend4 Year left last job: 4 digit
fpenb4y4 Year pre 1.7.88 pension started: 4 digit
fpenyr4 Year post 1.7.88 pension started: 4 digit
fpresby4 Year started ec. status - proxy: 4 digit
fprjbby4 Year started current job-proxy: 4 digit
fneyrjn4 New entrants - year joined HH: 4 digit
fsppid Cross-wave person identifier of spouse
ffpid Cross-wave person identifier of father
fmpid Cross-wave person identifier of mother
fdistmov Distance of residential move
fregion2 Government Office Region
fisced ISCED levels
fcasmin CASMIN levels
fjbiscon International SOC (num): present job
fjliscon International SOC (num): last job
fmrjiscn International SOC (num): most recent job
fjbsoc_cc Occupation (SOC): current main job - condensed
fjlsoc_cc Occupation (SOC) of last job - condensed
fj2soc_cc Occupation (SOC), second job - condensed
fjusoc_cc Occupation (SOC) of job sought - condensed
fjbsocly_cc Occupation (SOC): job on 1.9.2005 - condensed
fspsoc_cc Spouse/partner's Occupation - condensed
fmrjsoc_cc Occupation (SOC) of most recent job - condensed
fjbiscon_cc International SOC (num): present job - condensed
fjliscon_cc International SOC (num): last job - condensed
fmrjiscn_cc International SOC (num): most recent job - condensed
fjbisco_cc International SOC : present job - condensed
fjlisco_cc International SOC : last job - condensed
fmrjisco_cc International SOC: most recent job - condensed
fplbornc_cc country of birth: condensed UKHLS classification