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fypestai feel i have a number good qualities
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (9:7)
Question Number and Text FY46 : Please say whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree that the following statements apply to yourself. I feel I have a number of good qualities.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree116622.222.3
Agree252269.870.2
Disagree3466.16.2
Strongly disagree4101.31.3
Missing-94.5Missing
Valid cases744Missing cases4
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fypestbi certainly feel useless at times
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (9:6)
Question Number and Text FY47 : I certainly feel useless at times.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1435.75.8
Agree223431.331.5
Disagree331141.641.8
Strongly disagree415620.921.0
Missing-94.5Missing
Valid cases744Missing cases4
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fypestci am a likeable person
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (9:6)
Question Number and Text FY48 : I am a likeable person.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree115020.120.4
Agree254072.273.3
Disagree3405.35.4
Strongly disagree47.9.9
Missing-9111.5Missing
Valid cases737Missing cases11
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fypestdi enjoy taking exercise to keep fit
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (9:6)
Question Number and Text FY49 : I enjoy taking exercise to keep fit.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree122530.130.3
Agree239352.552.9
Disagree311014.714.8
Strongly disagree4152.02.0
Missing-95.7Missing
Valid cases743Missing cases5
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6


fypestei am inclined to feel i am a failure
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (9:6)
Question Number and Text FY50 : All in all, I am inclined to feel I am a failure.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1233.13.1
Agree2668.88.9
Disagree329239.039.3
Strongly disagree436248.448.7
Missing-95.7Missing
Valid cases743Missing cases5
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fypestfat times i feel i am no good at all
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (9:6)
Question Number and Text FY51 : At times I feel I am no good at all
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1334.44.4
Agree218725.025.2
Disagree332042.843.1
Strongly disagree420327.127.3
Missing-95.7Missing
Valid cases743Missing cases5
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fypestgon the whole, my health is very good
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (9:6)
Question Number and Text FY52 : On the whole, my health is very good
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree118324.524.6
Agree246161.662.0
Disagree39012.012.1
Strongly disagree491.21.2
Missing-95.7Missing
Valid cases743Missing cases5
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8


fyphswfeel about your school work ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (10:6)
Question Number and Text FY53 : The next few questions are about how you feel about different aspects of your life. In your answer booklet there are some faces expressing various types of feelings. Below each face is a number. I want you to tick the box that comes closest to expressing how you feel about the following things... Your school work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Completely happy113217.617.7
225934.634.7
324532.832.8
Neither happy/unhapp4749.99.9
5172.32.3
6141.91.9
Completely unhappy75.7.7
Missing-92.3Missing
Valid cases746Missing cases2
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fyphapfeel about your appearance ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (10:6)
Question Number and Text FY54 : Your appearance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Completely happy115320.520.5
221729.029.1
320927.928.1
Neither happy/unhapp49412.612.6
5344.54.6
6192.52.6
Completely unhappy7192.52.6
Missing-93.4Missing
Valid cases745Missing cases3
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fyphfmfeel about your family ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (10:8)
Question Number and Text FY55 : Your family? Please tick the box that best describes how you feel about your family.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Completely happy141555.555.6
219526.126.1
38411.211.2
Neither happy/unhapp4293.93.9
5131.71.7
63.4.4
Completely unhappy781.11.1
Missing-91.1Missing
Valid cases747Missing cases1
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fyphfrfeel about your friends ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (10:8)
Question Number and Text FY56 : Your friends?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Completely happy133344.544.8
226235.035.2
310113.513.6
Neither happy/unhapp4273.63.6
5121.61.6
65.7.7
Completely unhappy74.5.5
Missing-94.5Missing
Valid cases744Missing cases4
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fyphlffeel about your life as a whole ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (10:8)
Question Number and Text FY57 : Which best describes how you feel about your life as a whole?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Completely happy127436.636.8
225834.534.6
311615.515.6
Neither happy/unhapp4567.57.5
5222.93.0
681.11.1
Completely unhappy7111.51.5
Missing-93.4Missing
Valid cases745Missing cases3
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fypoplacan get what you want through effort
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (11:8)
Question Number and Text FY58 : We would like to know your opinions on some important issues. Do you strongly agree, agree, neither agree nor disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements? If you try hard enough you can always get what you want in life.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree117923.924.1
Agree230140.240.5
Neither agree/disagr317423.323.4
Disagree47710.310.4
Strongly disagree5121.61.6
Missing-95.7Missing
Valid cases743Missing cases5
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W18


fypopffHusband should earn, wife stay at home
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (11:8)
Question Number and Text FY59 : A husband's job is to earn money: a wife's job is to look after the home and family.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1283.73.8
Agree2648.68.6
Neither agree/disagr313217.617.7
Disagree421228.328.5
Strongly disagree530841.241.4
Missing-94.5Missing
Valid cases744Missing cases4
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W9 W10 W11 W15 W18


fypopfbFamily suffers if women work full-time
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (11:8)
Question Number and Text FY60 : All in all, family life suffers when the woman has a full-time job.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1314.14.2
Agree29112.212.2
Neither agree/disagr321528.728.9
Disagree423431.331.5
Strongly disagree517223.023.1
Missing-94.5Missing
Don't know-11.1Missing
Valid cases743Missing cases5
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W9 W10 W11 W15 W18


fypoplbsex education important for young people
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (11:8)
Question Number and Text FY61 : It is important that young people should learn about sex education - things like pregnancy, birth control and sexual diseases.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree137650.350.5
Agree231542.142.3
Neither agree/disagr3405.35.4
Disagree481.11.1
Strongly disagree55.7.7
Missing-94.5Missing
Valid cases744Missing cases4
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Health: Childrens Health
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6


fypoplcsex education school better than parents
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (11:8)
Question Number and Text FY62 : Schools are better than parents when it comes to sex education for young people.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree19512.712.8
Agree221528.728.9
Neither agree/disagr326134.935.1
Disagree411415.215.3
Strongly disagree5587.87.8
Missing-94.5Missing
Don't know-11.1Missing
Valid cases743Missing cases5
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Health: Childrens Health
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W17


fypvte6how interested are you in politics ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:8)
Question Number and Text FY63 : How interested are you in politics?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very interested1212.82.8
Fairly interested216722.322.4
Not interested355674.374.7
Missing-93.4Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Valid cases744Missing cases4
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fypvte3party which would vote for ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:8)
Question Number and Text FY64 : If you could vote for a political party which would you vote for? Would it be the.. Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat, Green Party, an Other party, or don't you know?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative1597.918.7
Labour218324.558.1
Liberal Democrat3212.86.7
Green Party4364.811.4
Other5162.15.1
Missing-981.1Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Don't know-142456.7Missing
Valid cases315Missing cases433
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fypoprlreligion makes a difference to life ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (12:8)
Question Number and Text FY65 : How much difference would you say religious beliefs make to your life? Would you say they make...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No difference137850.550.8
Some difference227937.337.5
A great difference38711.611.7
Missing-93.4Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Valid cases744Missing cases4
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Religion
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6


fypnbkspast month how many books read ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (12:9)
Question Number and Text FY66 : Over the past month how many books have you read for pleasure? Please do not include comics or magazines.
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
4.327.17066
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
013918.618.8
Amount stated160080.281.2
Missing-95.7Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Don't know-13.4Missing
Valid cases739Missing cases9
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Education: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6


fypopschow much means to do well at school ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (12:9)
Question Number and Text FY67 : How much does it mean to you to do well at school? Does it mean...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
A great deal149966.767.1
Quite a lot222129.529.7
A bit but not v. muc3192.52.6
Very little45.7.7
Missing-93.4Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Valid cases744Missing cases4
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Education: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fyppascparents check how well doing at school ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (12:9)
Question Number and Text FY68 : Which statement best describes the way your parents check how you are doing at school? They watch what I am doing very closely, or they prefer me to be independent.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Watch me v. closely136148.349.2
Prefer me to be inde237349.950.8
Missing-9101.3Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Don't know-13.4Missing
Valid cases734Missing cases14
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Family Life
Education: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8


fyplvscleave school when you are 16 ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (12:9)
Question Number and Text FY69 : Do you want to leave school when you are 16, or do you plan to go on to sixth form or college?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Leave school at 1618611.514.3
Go to sixth form or251568.985.7
Missing-93.4Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Don't know-114319.1Missing
Valid cases601Missing cases147
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fyplvhmage you think when you leave home ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (13:9)
Question Number and Text FY70 : What age do you think you will be when you leave home?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
19.954.14078
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
04.5.6
Amount stated171695.799.4
Missing-9121.6Missing
Refused-22.3Missing
Don't know-1141.9Missing
Valid cases720Missing cases28
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fypamarat what age want to get married ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (13:9)
Question Number and Text FY71 : At what age do you want to get married?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
21.788.97050
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Don't want to marry08911.912.5
Amount stated162583.687.5
Missing-9131.7Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Don't know-1202.7Missing
Valid cases714Missing cases34
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W18


fypaparwhat age would like to start a family ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (13:9)
Question Number and Text FY72 : At what age would you like to start a family?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
23.4210.25055
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Don't want children09913.213.8
Amount stated161782.586.2
Missing-9101.3Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Don't know-1212.8Missing
Valid cases716Missing cases32
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W18


fypwhrslast week, hours spent working for pay ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (13:9)
Question Number and Text FY73 : Last week, how many hours did you spend doing work for pay?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.884.75050
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
050367.268.6
Amount stated123030.731.4
Missing-9141.9Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Valid cases733Missing cases15
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fyppaylast week: money earned working ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (13:9)
Question Number and Text FY74 : How much money did you earn last week? Do not include pocket money or allowances.
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3.878.97080
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
048164.367.2
Amount stated123531.432.8
Missing-9304.0Missing
Refused-21.1Missing
Don't know-11.1Missing
Valid cases716Missing cases32
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fypsocoffice code: job like when left school ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (13:9)
Question Number and Text FY75 : What job would you like to do when you have left school? Give as many details as possible.
Valid cases748Missing cases0
Index TermsChildren
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W12 W13 W14 W15


fypsocywhy like this type of job?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (13:9)
Question Number and Text FY76 : Please tell me why you gave that answer.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0354.75.0
Money/well paid1415.55.8
Good job/high status2101.31.4
Always wanted to be3324.34.5
Follow family f'step4243.23.4
Like computing5222.93.1
Like/good at arts6587.88.2
Like/want to travel7111.51.6
Like/good at sports8597.98.4
Like work w people981.11.1
Like to work w hands10334.44.7
Other specific skill11466.16.5
Want work w animals12445.96.2
Want work w children13354.75.0
Want to help others14304.04.3
Gen. moral concern15111.51.6
Would enjoy it1611715.616.6
Undecided/too young17222.93.1
Other97679.09.5
Missing or wild-92.3Missing
Don't know-1415.5Missing
Valid cases705Missing cases43
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 11 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 11 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteFull coding frame for this variable can be found in Appendix to Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8


fypjbqathe job is secure
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:10)
Question Number and Text FY77 : I am going to read a list of things that some people think are important about a job. Please say whether they are very important, not very important or not at all important to you. The job is secure, with no danger of being fired or made redundant
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very important122830.587.4
Not very important2273.610.3
Not at all important36.82.3
Missing-96.8Missing
Not applicable-848164.3Missing
Valid cases261Missing cases487
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 14 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W12 W13 W17


fypjbqbwork hours short, with free time
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:10)
Question Number and Text FY78 : The works hours are short, with lots of free time
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very important1608.023.0
Not very important216822.564.4
Not at all important3334.412.6
Missing-96.8Missing
Not applicable-848164.3Missing
Valid cases261Missing cases487
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 14 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W12 W13 W17


fypjbqcthe work involves using your brain
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:10)
Question Number and Text FY79 : The work involves using your brain
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very important118224.370.0
Not very important2719.527.3
Not at all important37.92.7
Missing-97.9Missing
Not applicable-848164.3Missing
Valid cases260Missing cases488
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 14 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6


fypjbqdthe job is well paid
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:10)
Question Number and Text FY80 : The job is well-paid .
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very important122730.387.0
Not very important2334.412.6
Not at all important31.1.4
Missing-96.8Missing
Not applicable-848164.3Missing
Valid cases261Missing cases487
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 14 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W12 W13 W17


fypjbqeis important and feels worthwhile
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:10)
Question Number and Text FY81 : The work is important and feels worthwhile
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very important121729.083.1
Not very important2425.616.1
Not at all important32.3.8
Missing-96.8Missing
Not applicable-848164.3Missing
Valid cases261Missing cases487
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 14 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6


fypjbqtwhich is most important thing of all ?
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:10)
Question Number and Text FY82 : I am going to read all 5 job qualities again. Please wait until I have read them all before you answer and then tick the box of the one you consider the most Important thing about a job.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Security1466.118.3
Using your brain3131.75.2
Good pay410413.941.4
Feels worthwhile58811.835.1
Missing-9162.1Missing
Not applicable-848164.3Missing
Valid cases251Missing cases497
Question RouteIF (FAGE12 GE 14 AND FAGE12 LT 16) Asked if R is aged 14 years or over but less than 16 years on 1.12.96.
Index TermsChildren
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6


fypevnt11st mentioned important event of year
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:10)
Question Number and Text FY83 : Please tell me anything that has happened to you (or your family) which has stood out as important. This might be things you've done or things that have been of interest or concern. Just whatever comes to mind as important to you.
Valid cases236Missing cases512
Index TermsChildren
Life Events
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteFull coding frame for this variable can be found in Appendix to Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W14 W17


fypevnt22nd mentioned important event of year
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:10)
Question Number and Text FY83 : Please tell me anything that has happened to you (or your family) which has stood out as important. This might be things you've done or things that have been of interest or concern. Just whatever comes to mind as important to you.
Valid cases264Missing cases484
Index TermsChildren
Life Events
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for FYPEVNT1.
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W14 W17


fypevnt33rd mentioned important event of year
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:10)
Question Number and Text FY83 : Please tell me anything that has happened to you (or your family) which has stood out as important. This might be things you've done or things that have been of interest or concern. Just whatever comes to mind as important to you.
Valid cases264Missing cases484
Index TermsChildren
Life Events
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for FYPEVNT1.
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6


fypevnt44th mentioned important event of year
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (14:10)
Question Number and Text FY83 : Please tell me anything that has happened to you (or your family) which has stood out as important. This might be things you've done or things that have been of interest or concern. Just whatever comes to mind as important to you.
Valid cases264Missing cases484
Index TermsChildren
Life Events
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for FYPEVNT1.
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6


fypwghtyoung person weight
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases748Missing cases0
Index TermsChildren
Sampling Factors
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fhidhousehold identification number
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireYouth (1)
Question Number and Text Office Code.
Valid cases748Missing cases0
Index TermsChildren
Key Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fypdoby4date of birth: year: 4 digit
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1980131.71.7
198114319.119.1
198214419.319.3
198315921.321.3
198414219.019.0
198514719.719.7
Valid cases748Missing cases0
Question RouteUses FYPDOBY on Record FYOUTH.
Index TermsChildren
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteFour-digit version of year base variable.
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pidcross-wave person identifier
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text FEG3
Valid cases748Missing cases0
Key Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pidpCross-wave person identifier (UKHLS)
Record TypeFYOUTH
Valid cases748Missing cases0
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ffnspnoperson number of father (nat/step)
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
012917.217.2
146261.861.8
210514.014.0
3121.61.6
4182.42.4
5141.91.9
681.11.1
Valid cases748Missing cases0
Index TermsChildren
Key Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ffnspidx-wave pid of father (nat/step)
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases748Missing cases0
Key Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fmnspnoperson number of mother (nat/step)
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0182.42.4
125333.833.8
245360.660.6
3172.32.3
44.5.5
51.1.1
62.3.3
Valid cases748Missing cases0
Index TermsChildren
Key Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fmnspidcross-wave pid of mother (nat/step)
Record TypeFYOUTH
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases748Missing cases0
Key Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fypsoc_ccoffice code: job like when left school ? - condensed classification
Record TypeFYOUTH
Valid cases748Missing cases0
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W12 W13 W14 W15