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ghidhousehold identification number
Record TypeGEGOALT
QuestionnaireIndividual (1)
Question Number and Text GHID : Office Code
Valid cases32900Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gpnoego's person number
Record TypeGEGOALT
QuestionnaireIndividual (1)
Question Number and Text GPNO : Office Code
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1881226.826.8
2879826.726.7
3673620.520.5
4496415.115.1
522846.96.9
67642.32.3
7284.9.9
8145.4.4
975.2.2
1028.1.1
1110.0.0
Valid cases32900Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gopnoalter's person number
Record TypeGEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1881226.826.8
2879826.726.7
3673620.520.5
4496415.115.1
522846.96.9
67642.32.3
7284.9.9
8145.4.4
975.2.2
1028.1.1
1110.0.0
Valid cases32900Missing cases0
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


grelrelationship of gopno to gpno
Record TypeGEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Undefined0126.4.4
Lawful spouse2617618.818.8
Live-in partner311903.63.6
Natural child4808424.624.6
Adopted child566.2.2
Foster child65.0.0
Step/partner's-child74821.51.5
Daughter/son-in-law9134.4.4
Natural brother/sist10565817.217.2
Other brother/sister1194.3.3
Brother/sister-in-la1264.2.2
Natural parent13808424.624.6
Other parent1472.2.2
Mother/father-in-law15134.4.4
Any grand parent16187.6.6
Any grand child17187.6.6
Any cousin1826.1.1
Any aunt/uncle1928.1.1
Any nephew/niece2028.1.1
Any other relative214.0.0
Employee221.0.0
Lodger/border2359.2.2
Unrelated sharer249642.92.9
Step parent254821.51.5
Employer261.0.0
Landlady/lord2759.2.2
Half-sibling284921.51.5
Other child291.0.0
Other3012.0.0
Valid cases32900Missing cases0
Question RouteUses GPNO GHGR2R GHGSEX GMASTAT GHGSPN GHGFNO GHGMNO on Record GINDALL
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gsexsex
Record TypeGEGOALT
QuestionnaireIndividual (3)
Question Number and Text GD11 : Interviewer Check: sex of respondent
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male11647750.150.1
Female21642349.949.9
Valid cases32900Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gosexalter's sex
Record TypeGEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male11647750.150.1
Female21642349.949.9
Valid cases32900Missing cases0
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


glwstatalter's residence at last wave
Record TypeGEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Co-resident12415673.494.1
Different household2312.91.2
Alter birth34831.51.9
Not in sample67232.22.8
Ego New entrant-8722622.0Missing
Valid cases25674Missing cases7226
Question RouteUses GHID GPNO GOPNO GREL on Record GEGOALT. Uses PID GSAMPST GMOVEST on Record GINDALL. Uses FIVFHO on Record XWAVEID.
Index TermsGeographic Location
Key Linking Variable
NoteAllows computation of h/hold composition change measures since previous wave.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gnwstatalter's residence at next wave
Record TypeGEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Still co-resident12881887.687.6
Different household220876.36.3
Alter out of scope415.0.0
Alter died5115.3.3
Both non-resp, DK76061.81.8
Ego left sample810963.33.3
Ego died/out scope9163.5.5
Valid cases32900Missing cases0
Index TermsGeographic Location
Key Linking Variable
NoteThis variable can only exist at a particular Wave once the next Wave of data has been collected.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pidcross-wave person identifier
Record TypeGEGOALT
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text GEG3
Valid cases32900Missing cases0
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pidpCross-wave person identifier (UKHLS)
Record TypeGEGOALT
Valid cases32900Missing cases0
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gopidalter's cross-wave person identifier
Record TypeGEGOALT
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases32900Missing cases0
Relationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18