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Record Type ghhresp

ghid Household identification number
ghhdoi Day of interview
ghhmoi Month of interview
ghhyoi4 Year of interview
ghstype Type of accommodation
ghsrins Institutional accommodation rented
ghsroom Number of rooms in accommodation
ghsownd House owned or rented
ghsowr1 PNO of 1st person owning accommodation
ghsowr2 PNO of 2nd person owning accommodation
gmghave Home mortgaged or owned outright
ghsowrp Outright homeowner before 1.9.96
gmgynot How home came to be owned outright
ghscost Original purchase price of property
gmgly Mortgage on home before 1.9.96
ghsivw6 HH interview this address last year
gmgxtra Taken out additional mortgage on home
gmgnew Amount of additional mortgage on home
gmgxty1 Extra loan for home extension
gmgxty2 Extra loan for home improvements
gmgxty3 Extra loan for car purchase
gmgxty4 Extra loan for other consumer goods
gmgxty5 Extra loan for other specified reason
gmgold Amount borrowed at purchase: mortgagee
gmglife Years left to pay: mortgagee
gmgtype Type of mortgage
gxpmg Last total monthly mortgage payment
gxpmg1 Mortgage includes protection policy
gxpmg2 Mortgage includes structure insurance
gxpmg3 Mortgage includes contents insurance
gxpmg4 Mortgage includes extra payments
gmgyr04 Year mortgage began
ghsyr04 Year became owner: home bought outright
ghsval Value of property: home owners
ghsjb Accommodation with present job: renter
grentp1 Who rents accommodation: 1st mention
grentp2 Who rents accommodation: 2nd mention
grentll Landlord of rented accommodation
grentf Accommodation rented furnished or other
grent Net amount of last rent payment
grentw Weeks covered by last rent payment
grent1 Rent includes water charges
grent2 Rent includes land or business premises
grent3 Rent includes garage
grent4 Rent includes heating lighting or water
grent5 Rent includes meals
grent6 Rent includes other services
grent7 Rent includes sewerage charges
grent8 Rent includes council tax
grenthb Receives rent rebate or rent allowance
grentg Gross rent including Housing Benefit
grentgw Weeks covered by gross rent
gxphsdf Problems paying for housing over year
gxphsd1 Housing payments required borrowing
gxphsd2 Housing payments required cutbacks
gxphsdb Been 2+ months late with housing payment
ghskch Accom: has separate kitchen
ghskchs Accom: is separate kitchen shared
ghsbth Accom: has separate bathroom
ghsbths Accom: is separate bathroom shared
ghstlt Accom: has indoor toilet
ghstlts Accom: is indoor toilet shared
ghsgdn Accom: has terrace/garden
ghsgdns Accom: is terrace/garden shared
gheatch Household has central heating
gheatyp Central heating fuel type
gxpgasy Amount spent on gas since Sept 1996
gxplecy Amount on electricity since Sept 1996
gxpoily Amount spent on oil since Sept 1996
gxpsfly Amount on coal/other since Sept 1996
ghsprbg Accom: shortage of space
ghsprbh Accom: noise from neighbours
ghsprbi Accom: street noise
ghsprbj Accom: not enough light
ghsprbk Accom: lack of adequate heating
ghsprbl Accom: condensation
ghsprbm Accom: leaky roof
ghsprbn Accom: damp walls, floors etc
ghsprbo Accom: rot in windows, floors
ghsprbp Accom: pollution/environmental problems
ghsprbq Accom: vandalism or crime
ghsctax Council tax band of accommodation
ghs2ownd Household member owns other property
ghs2val Value of 2nd property
gmgtot Total mortgage on all property
gcdhave Has one of listed items in accommodation
gcdbght Bought any consumer durable since 1.9.96
gcd1use Colour TV in accommodation
gcd1new Colour TV bought in last year
gcd1cst Cost of Colour TV bought in last year
gcd2use VCR in accommodation
gcd2new VCR bought in last year
gcd2cst Cost of VCR bought in past year
gcd3use Freezer in accommodation
gcd3new Freezer bought in last year
gcd3cst Cost of freezer bought in last year
gcd4use Washing machine in accommodation
gcd4new Washing machine bought in last year
gcd4cst Cost of wash machine bought in last year
gcd5use Tumble dryer in accommodation
gcd5new Tumble dryer bought in last year
gcd5cst Cost of tumble dryer bought in last year
gcd6use Dish washer in accommodation
gcd6new Dish washer bought in last year
gcd6cst Cost of dish washer bought in last year
gcd7use Microwave oven in accommodation
gcd7new Microwave oven bought in last year
gcd7cst Cost of microwave bought in last year
gcd8use Home computer in accommodation
gcd8new Home computer bought in last year
gcd8cst Cost of computer bought in last year
gcd9use CD player in accommodation
gcd9new CD player bought in last year
gcd9cst Cost of CD player bought in last year
gcd10use Satellite dish at accommodation
gcd10new Satellite dish bought in last year
gcd10cst Cost of satellite bought in last year
gcd11use Cable TV in accommodation
gcd11new Cable TV bought in last year
gcd11cst Cost of cable TV bought in last year
gcd12use Telephone in accommodation
gcd12new Telephone bought in last year
gcd12cst Cost of telephone bought in last year
gxphp Repayments on hire purchase or loans
gxphpdf Repayments a burden on household
ghscana Keep home adequately warm
ghscnta Would like to keep home warm
ghscanb Pay for annual holiday
ghscntb Would like to pay for annual holiday
ghscanc Replace furniture
ghscntc Would like to replace furniture
ghscand Buy new clothes
ghscntd Would like to buy new clothes
ghscane Eat meat on alternate days
ghscnte Would like meat on alternate days
ghscanf Feed visitors once a month
ghscntf Can't afford visitors once a month
gxpfood Total weekly food and grocery bill
gncars Car or van available for private use
gcarown Household member owns vehicle
gcarval Expected surplus if vehicle sold
givh1 PNO of 1st person answering HH questions
givh2 PNO of 2nd person answering HH questions
givh3 PNO of 3rd person answering HH questions
givfho Final household interview outcome
ghhorig Sample Origin: original BHPS or ECHP
ghhdc Household level document check
gxhwght Household Weight
ghhsize Number of Persons in Household
ghhtype Household Type
gregion Region / Metropolitan Area
gnch02 Number children in household aged 0-2
gnch34 Number children in household aged 3-4
gnch511 Number children in household aged 5-11
gnch1215 Number children in household aged 12-15
gnch1618 Number dependent children in HH 16+
gnkids Number of children in household
gnwed Number of married persons in household
gnpens Number over pensionable age in household
gna75pl Number aged 75 and over in household
gagechy Age of youngest child in household
gncouple Number of Couples in household
gnonepar Number of Single Parents in household
gnemp Number in Employment in household
gnwage Number in household of working age
gtenure Housing tenure
gxphsn Net monthly housing costs
gxphsg Gross monthly housing costs
gfieqfcb HH Equivalence scale before hsing costs
gfieqfca HH Equivalence scale after hsing costs
gfihhyr annual household income (1.9.96-1.9.97)
gfihhmn Household income: month before interview
gfihhyl annual household labour income
gfihhynl Annual household non-labour income
gfihhyp Annual household pension income
gfihhyb Annual household benefit income
gfihhyt Annual household transfer income
gfihhyi Annual household investment income
gfihhml HH labour income month before intv
gfihhmnl HH non-labour income month before intv
gfihhmp HH pension income month before intv
gfihhmb HH benefit income month before intv
gfihhmt HH transfer income month before intv
gfihhmi HH investment income month before intv
ghhmove Mover household indicator
gmgnewi Imputation flag - GMGNEW (base)
gxpmgi Imputation flag - GXPMG (base)
ghsvali Imputation flag - GHSVAL (base)
grenti Imputation flag - GRENT (base)
grentgi Imputation flag - GRENTG (base)
gxphsni Imputation flag - GXPHSN (derived)
gxphsgi Imputation flag - GXPHSG (derived)
gfihhmni Imputation flag - GFIHHMN (derived)
gfihhmli Imputation flag - GFIHHML (derived)
gfihmnli Imputation flag - GFIHHMNL (derived)
gfihhmpi Imputation flag - GFIHHMP (derived)
gfihhmbi Imputation flag - GFIHHMB (derived)
gfihhmti Imputation flag - GFIHHMT (derived)
gfihhmii Imputation flag - GFIHHMI (derived)
gfihhyri Imputation flag - GFIHHYR (derived)
gfihhyli Imputation flag - GFIHHYL (derived)
gfihhyni Imputation flag - GFIHHYNL (derived)
gfihhypi Imputation flag - GFIHHYP (derived)
gfihhybi Imputation flag - GFIHHYB (derived)
gfihhyti Imputation flag - GFIHHYT (derived)
gfihhyii Imputation flag - GFIHHYI (derived)
gfihhsel Flag: S/Emp loss not inc. in HH income
gxhwghte ECHP Household weight
gregion2 Government Office Region
gloctax local taxes
ghdemp hd empl earn
gspemp sp empl earn
ghdse hd se earn
gspse sp se earn
gothlab oth hh lab income
gdeduc total hh deductions
gnetlab total lab income
gni national ins. contributions
gcontr occup. pension contr.
gtaxnet income tax net of credits
gtaxgr income tax before credits
gtaxcr credits on income tax
ggrpay hh gross labour earnings
ghcost gross housing costs
ghhi hh inv income
ghhb hh ben income
ghhp hh pension income
ghht hh transfer income
ghhneti hh net income
ghhnetde hh current net inc equ(McClements)/defl
ghmaint hh maint paid
gbhcind BHC index: Jan 1987=100
gmonum Year and month of interview: YYYYMM
ghhnetde2 hh current net inc equ(mod-oecd)/defl
geq_moecd (mean) eq_moecd
ghhyrln hh ann. net labour income
gyrni hh ann. nat. ins. contrib.
gyrcontr hh ann. occup. pens. contrib.
ghhyrlg hh ann. gross labour income
gyrtaxnt hh ann. inc. tax after credits
gyrtaxgr hh ann. inc. tax before credits
gyrtaxcr hh ann. credits on income tax
gyrdeduc hh ann. total deductions
ghhyri hh ann. invest. income
ghhyrb hh ann. ben income
ghhyrp hh ann. pension income
ghhyrt hh ann. transfer income
ghhyneti hh. ann. net income
ghhnyrde real equivalised hh ann. income
gbhcinda average inflation over reference period: 1.9. - 31.8.
gbasepi inflation index in reference month: 201001
ghhyrpi imputation flag - gfihhyp (derived)
ghhyrbi imputation flag - gfihhyb (derived)
ghhyrti imputation flag - gfihhyt (derived)
ghhyrii imputation flag - gfihhyi (derived)
ghhyrlni imputation flag - whhyrln (based on gfihhyli)
ghhnyrde2 real equivalised hh ann. Income, using mod OCED scale