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gqfxkNew qualif's: university diploma
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text GD19K : Which qualifications have you gained since then? University diploma
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0856276.599.8
University dipl114.1.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8225120.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases8576Missing cases2617
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 4) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqfxlNew qualif's: Univ/CNAA first degree
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text GD19L : Which qualifications have you gained since then? University or CNAA First Degree (eg BA, B.Ed, BSc)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0852776.299.4
Univ 1st degree149.4.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8225120.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases8576Missing cases2617
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 4) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqfxmNew qualif's: Univ/CNAA higher degree
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text GD19M : Which qualifications have you gained since then? University or CNAA Higher Degree (eg MSc, PhD)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0855476.499.7
Univ higher deg122.2.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8225120.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases8576Missing cases2617
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 4) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqfxnNew post school qualifications: other
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text GD19N : Which qualifications have you gained since then? Other technical, professional or higher qualifications
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0833174.497.1
Other tech/prof12452.22.9
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8225120.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases8576Missing cases2617
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 4) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqfedxHas listed school qualif
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD20 : Please look at this card (5). Have you obtained any of the qualifications listed since September 1st, last year?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11761.62.1
No2839875.097.9
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8225120.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases8574Missing cases2619
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqfedxaNew qualifications: any GCSEs grade D-G
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD21A : Which qualifications have you obtained? GCSE grades D-G
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0852976.299.5
GCSE grades D-G145.4.5
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8225120.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases8574Missing cases2619
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gnqfexaNew qualifications: No. GCSEs grade D-G
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD22A : How many subjects did you pass in? GCSE grades D-G
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
111.125.0
29.120.5
36.113.6
46.113.6
53.06.8
71.02.3
85.011.4
92.04.5
101.02.3
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81078096.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases44Missing cases11149
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1 AND GQFEDXA = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (English\Welsh) GCSE(s) grades G-G since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqfedxbNew qualifications: any GCSEs grade A-C
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD21B : Which qualifications have you obtained? GCSE grades A-C
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0849875.999.1
GCSE grades A-C176.7.9
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8225120.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases8574Missing cases2619
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gnqfexbNew qualifications: No. GCSEs grade A-C
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD22B : How many subjects did you pass in? GCSE grades A-C
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
123.230.7
27.19.3
31.01.3
47.19.3
54.05.3
63.04.0
75.06.7
87.19.3
910.113.3
106.18.0
112.02.7
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81074996.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases75Missing cases11118
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1 AND GQFEDXB = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (English\Welsh) GCSE(s) grades A-C since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqfedxcNew qualifications: any A levels
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD21C : Which qualifications have you obtained? A level
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0850476.099.2
A level170.6.8
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8225120.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases8574Missing cases2619
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX. From Wave 15, A levels are recorded in two variables wQFEDXM (grades C-E) and wQFEDXN (grades A-B), correspondingly the numbers of A levels attained are recorded in wNQFEXM and wNQFEXN.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


gnqfexcNew qualifications: No. A levels
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD22C : How many subjects did you pass in? A level
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
114.120.0
212.117.1
330.342.9
413.118.6
51.01.4
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81075596.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases70Missing cases11123
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1 AND GQFEDXC = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (English\Welsh) A-level(s) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX. See also note for wQFEDXC.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


gqfedxdNew qualifications: CPVE
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD21D : Which qualifications have you obtained? CPVE: Certificate of Pre-Vocational Education
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0857476.6100.0
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8225120.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases8574Missing cases2619
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


gqfedxeNew qualif's: any SCEs grade D-E or 4-5
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD21E : Which qualifications have you obtained? SCE Ordinary Grade bands D-E or 4-5
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0857476.6100.0
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8225120.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases8574Missing cases2619
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


gnqfexeNew qualif's: No. SCEs grade D-E or 4-5
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD22E : How many subjects did you pass in? SCE Ordinary Grade bands D-E or 4-5
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81082596.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases0Missing cases11193
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1 AND GQFEDXE = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (Scottish) SCE bands G-E or 4-5 since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


gqfedxfNew qualif's: any O grades A-C or 1-3
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD21F : Which qualifications have you obtained? O grades (pass or bands A-C or 1-3)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0857476.6100.0
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8225120.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases8574Missing cases2619
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


gnqfexfNew qualif's: No. O grades A-C or 1-3
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD22F : How many subjects did you pass in? O grades (pass or bands A-C or 1-3)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81082596.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases0Missing cases11193
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1 AND GQFEDXF = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (Scottish) O grades (pass or bands A-C or 1-3) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


gqfedxgNew qualif's: any Standard grades 4-7
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD21G : Which qualifications have you obtained? Standard Grade level 4-7
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0857376.6100.0
Stand grades 4-711.0.0
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8225120.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases8574Missing cases2619
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gnqfexgNew qualif's: No. Standard grades 4-7
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD22G : How many subjects did you pass in? Standard Grade level 4-7
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
21.0100.0
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81082496.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases1Missing cases11192
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1 AND GQFEDXG = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (Scottish) Standard Grade level 4-7 since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqfedxhNew qualif's: any Standard grades 1-3
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD21H : Which qualifications have you obtained? Standard Grade level 1-3
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0856976.699.9
Stand grade 1-315.0.1
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8225120.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases8574Missing cases2619
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gnqfexhNew qualif's: No. Standard grades 1-3
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD22H : How many subjects did you pass in? Standard Grade level 1-3
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
31.020.0
61.020.0
71.020.0
82.040.0
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81082096.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases5Missing cases11188
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1 AND GQFEDXH = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (Scottish) Standard Grade level 1-3 since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqfedxiNew qualif's: any Higher grades
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD21I : Which qualifications have you obtained? Higher Grade or Revised Higher Grade
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0855976.599.8
Higher grade115.1.2
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8225120.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases8574Missing cases2619
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gnqfexiNew qualifications: No. Higher grades
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD22I : How many subjects did you pass in? Higher Grade or Revised Higher Grade
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
14.026.7
23.020.0
33.020.0
42.013.3
52.013.3
71.06.7
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81081096.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases15Missing cases11178
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1 AND GQFEDXI = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (Scottish) Higher Grade or Revised Higher Grade since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqfedxjNew qualif's: any 6th year certs
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD21J : Which qualifications have you obtained? Certificate of 6th year studies
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0857376.6100.0
Cert 6th yr11.0.0
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8225120.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases8574Missing cases2619
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


gnqfexjNew qualifications: No. 6th year certs
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD22J : How many subjects did you pass in? Certificate of 6th year studies
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
11.0100.0
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81082496.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases1Missing cases11192
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1 AND GQFEDXJ = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained (Scottish) Certificate of 6th year studies since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


gqfedxkNew qualifications: any others
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD21K : Which qualifications have you obtained? Other School Exams
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0856376.599.9
Other111.1.1
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8225120.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases8574Missing cases2619
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX. General National Vocational Qualifications (GNVQ's) done at school are included here.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


gnqfexkNew qualifications: No. of others
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text GD22K : How many subjects did you pass in? Other School Exams
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
17.163.6
31.09.1
62.018.2
71.09.1
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81081496.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases11Missing cases11182
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GQFEDX = 1 AND GQFEDXK = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has gained other school exams since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for GQFX. General National Vocational Qualifications (GNVQ's) done at school are included here.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


gmlstatPresent legal marital status
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text GD23 : What is your current legal marital status, are you . . .
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Married1593453.053.1
Separated22242.02.0
Divorced39198.28.2
Widowed49288.38.3
Never married5316728.328.3
Missing or wild-920.2Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases11172Missing cases21
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsMarital Status
Relationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteIn Wave 2 this question was moved to be a key routing question in Lifetime Marital History section. There are derived variables dealing with spouses employment near the end of this Record Type.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gmlchngMarital status changed since 1.9.96
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text GD24 : Has your marital status changed in the last year, that is since September 1st 1996?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13102.84.7
No2626856.095.3
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-8461041.2Missing
Valid cases6578Missing cases4615
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GMLSTAT = 1-4) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has ever been married
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Marital Status
Relationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteAllows updating of information gathered at Wave 2 in the Lifetime Marital History section.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gmlchmMarital status changed, month
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text GD25M : When did that happen? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January119.26.2
February220.26.5
March319.26.2
April417.25.5
May523.27.5
June633.310.7
July732.310.4
August839.312.7
September940.413.0
October1030.39.8
November1115.14.9
December1220.26.5
Missing or wild-96.1Missing
Inapplicable-81087897.2Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases307Missing cases10886
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GMLSTAT = 1-4 AND GMLCHNG = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has ever been married and marital status has changed since Sept 1st last year
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Marital Status
Relationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteSee note for GMLCHNG.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gmlchy4Marital status change, year
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text GD25Y : When did that happen? Year
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
199663.620.3
19972462.279.4
19981.0.3
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-81087897.2Missing
Valid cases310Missing cases10883
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 1 AND GMLSTAT = 1-4 AND GMLCHNG = 1) Asked if R has ever been interviewed and has ever been married and marital status has changed since Sept 1st last year
Index TermsMarital and Cohabitation History
Marital Status
Relationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteSee note for GMLCHNG.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gplborndDistrict of birth
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text GD26DST : Where were you born? - District
Valid cases2071Missing cases9122
Index TermsGeographic Location
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteSee Coding frame in Appendix to Vol. A for details.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gplborncCountry of birth
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text GD26OS : Where were you born? - Country
Valid cases128Missing cases11065
Index TermsEthnicity
Geographic Location
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gyr2uk4Year came to Britain
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text GD27 : In what year did you first come to this country to live (even if you have spent time abroad since)?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1971.1217.7619231998
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year stated11211.1100.0
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-81069695.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Can't remember-13.0Missing
Valid cases121Missing cases11072
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 2 AND GPLBORNC GT 0) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and was not born in the UK
Index TermsGeographic Location
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


graceEthnic group membership
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (10)
Question Number and Text GD30 : Could you look at this card (6) please and tell me which of these groups you consider you belong to?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
White1216219.396.3
Black-Carib219.2.8
Black-African39.1.4
Black-Other48.1.4
Indian512.1.5
Pakistani616.1.7
Bangladeshi710.1.4
Other ethnic grp910.1.4
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8857776.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Valid cases2246Missing cases8947
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 2) Asked if R has never been interviewed before
Index TermsEthnicity
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12


gschoolNever went to /still at school
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (10)
Question Number and Text GD32NA : How old were you when you left school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Never went school18.15.9
Still at school21281.194.1
Missing or wild-916.1Missing
Inapplicable-81099098.2Missing
Proxy respondent-739.3Missing
Don't know-112.1Missing
Valid cases136Missing cases11057
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 2) Asked if R has never been interviewed before
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gscendSchool leaving age
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (10)
Question Number and Text GD32 : How old were you when you left school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
71.0.0
82.0.1
103.0.1
111.0.0
124.0.2
1324.21.0
144393.919.2
155014.521.9
168337.436.4
171851.78.1
182672.411.7
1924.21.0
205.0.2
211.0.0
231.0.0
Missing or wild-916.1Missing
Inapplicable-8884479.0Missing
Proxy respondent-739.3Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases2291Missing cases8902
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 2 AND GJBSTAT = 1-6 OR 8-10) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and is not in full-time education
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gsctypeType of school attended
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text GD33 : Could you look at this card (8) and tell me what type of school (you are attending/you attended last)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Comprehensive school17196.429.7
Grammar not fee pay22232.09.2
Grammar fee-paying346.41.9
Sixth form College41221.15.0
other privt5105.94.3
Elementary62091.98.6
Secondary modern78437.534.8
Technical851.52.1
Other specif school9101.94.2
Missing or wild-929.3Missing
Inapplicable-8869977.7Missing
Proxy respondent-739.3Missing
Don't know-17.1Missing
Valid cases2419Missing cases8774
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 2 AND (GJBSTAT = 7 OR GSCEND = 2)) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and R is a full-time student or still at school
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gscnowStill at school
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text GD34 : (Interviewer check) Is respondent still at school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11191.15.3
No2212819.094.7
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8858076.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases2247Missing cases8946
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 2 AND (GJBSTAT = 7 OR GSCEND = 2)) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and is a full-time student or still at school
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Education: Recent Education and Training
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gfetypeType of further education attended
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text GD35 : Please look at this card (9) and tell me which, if any, of these further education institutions you have attended full-time or are attending?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Nursing school etc151.52.2
College of f educ24033.617.5
Other trng establmnt31121.04.9
Polytechnic436.31.6
University52432.210.6
None of the above7145213.063.2
Missing or wild-925.2Missing
Inapplicable-8882578.8Missing
Proxy respondent-739.3Missing
Don't know-17.1Missing
Valid cases2297Missing cases8896
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 2 AND (GSCEND = 1 OR GSCNOW = 2)) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and never went to school or has left school
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteIncludes full-time courses only, excluding those under 3 months in duration. Also includes sandwich courses. Excludes p/t and correspondence courses (inc Open Univ).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gfenowStill in further education
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text GD36NA : How old were you when you left there, or when you finished or stopped your course?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Still in f educ11821.6100.0
Missing or wild-945.4Missing
Inapplicable-81092297.6Missing
Proxy respondent-739.3Missing
Don't know-15.0Missing
Valid cases182Missing cases11011
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 2 AND GFETYPE 1-5) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has attended/is attending a listed (Showcard 9) further education institution full time.
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Education: Recent Education and Training
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gfeendFurther education leaving age
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (11)
Question Number and Text GD36 : How old were you when you left there, or when you finished or stopped your course?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
22.056.981469
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Age given16385.7100.0
Missing or wild-945.4Missing
Inapplicable-81047193.5Missing
Proxy respondent-739.3Missing
Valid cases638Missing cases10555
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 2 AND GFETYPE 1-5) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has attended/is attending a listed further education institution (Showcard 9) full time
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqfhasHas listed post school qualification
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (12)
Question Number and Text GD37 : Please look at this card (10). Do you have any of the qualifications listed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes110269.244.5
No2128111.455.5
Missing or wild-916.1Missing
Inapplicable-8885579.1Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-113.1Missing
Valid cases2307Missing cases8886
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 2 AND (GSCEND = 1 OR GSCNOW = 2)) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteThe highest current educational and academic qualifications are given in derived variables GQFEDHI and GQFACHI. Vocational qualifications are flagged in GQFVOC. National (Scottish) Vocational Qualifications - NVQ's and SVQ's began being awarded between Waves 4 and 5.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqfaQualifications: youth training cert
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (12)
Question Number and Text GD38A : Which qualifications do you have? Youth training certificate/ Skillseekers
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0205018.396.5
Youth train cert174.73.5
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Inapplicable-8869777.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases2124Missing cases9069
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 2 AND GSCNOW NE 1) AND GQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for GQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqfbQualifications: trade apprenticeship
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (12)
Question Number and Text GD38B : Which qualifications do you have? Recognised trade apprenticeship completed
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0197517.693.0
Trade apprenship11491.37.0
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Inapplicable-8869777.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases2124Missing cases9069
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 2 AND GSCNOW NE 1) AND GQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for GQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqfcQualifications: clerical or commercial
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (12)
Question Number and Text GD38C : Which qualifications do you have? Clerical and commercial qualifications (eg typing/shorthand/book-keeping/commerce)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0191817.190.3
Clerical/comml12061.89.7
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Inapplicable-8869777.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases2124Missing cases9069
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 2 AND GSCNOW NE 1) AND GQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for GQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqfdQualifications: City and Guilds Pt I
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (12)
Question Number and Text GD38D : Which qualifications do you have? City & Guilds Certificate - Craft/Intermediate/Ordinary/Part I / or Scotvec National Certificate Modules / or NVQ1/SVQ1
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0186616.787.9
Guilds Pt I12582.312.1
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Inapplicable-8869777.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases2124Missing cases9069
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 2 AND GSCNOW NE 1) AND GQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for GQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqfeQualifications: City and Guilds Pt II
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (12)
Question Number and Text GD38E : Which qualifications do you have? City & Guilds Certificate - Advanced/Final/Part II / or Scotvec Higher National Units / or NVQ2/SVQ2
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0202318.195.2
Guilds Pt II1101.94.8
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Inapplicable-8869777.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases2124Missing cases9069
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 2 AND GSCNOW NE 1) AND GQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for GQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqffQualifications: City and Guilds Pt III
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (12)
Question Number and Text GD38F : Which qualifications do you have? City & Guilds Certificate - Full Technological/Part III / or Scotvec Higher National Units / or NVQ3/SVQ3
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0207818.697.8
Guilds Pt III146.42.2
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Inapplicable-8869777.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases2124Missing cases9069
Question RouteIF (GIVIEVR = 2 AND GSCNOW NE 1) AND GQFHAS = 1) Asked if R has never been interviewed before and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for GQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18