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hnet3rlRelationship of 3rd closest friend to R
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text HS5B : If YES write in their relationship to you, if not write in None
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned090.84.9
Partner11.0.1
Child22922.715.9
Sibling36536.035.5
Parent42552.313.8
Grndparent58.1.4
Grandchild626.21.4
Aunt, uncle, cous71671.59.1
Other83503.219.0
Missing or wild-9185817.0Missing
Not applicable-8684862.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases1842Missing cases9064
Question RouteIF (DNET3WR = 1) If 3rd closest friend is a relative
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


hnet1agAge of 1st closest friend
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text HS5C : What is your friend's age?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
43.0717.02298
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Age given11002992.0100.0
Missing or wild-95194.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10029Missing cases877
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


hnet2agAge of 2nd closest friend
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text HS5C : What is your friend's age?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
42.1216.74298
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Age given1954287.5100.0
Missing or wild-910069.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases9542Missing cases1364
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


hnet3agAge of 3rd closest friend
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text HS5C : What is your friend's age?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
41.4816.91198
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Age given1882080.9100.0
Missing or wild-9172815.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases8820Missing cases2086
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


hnet1knHow long known 1st closest friend
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text HS5D : About how long have you known him or her?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 year12312.12.3
1-2 years26115.66.0
3-10 years3262724.126.0
10 years or more4663560.865.7
Missing or wild-94444.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10104Missing cases802
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


hnet2knHow long known 2nd closest friend
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text HS5D : About how long have you known him or her?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 year12332.12.4
1-2 years27086.57.4
3-10 years3287926.429.9
10 years or more4579953.260.3
Missing or wild-99298.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases9619Missing cases1287
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


hnet3knHow long known 3rd closest friend
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (9)
Question Number and Text HS5D : About how long have you known him or her?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 year13192.93.6
1-2 years27727.18.6
3-10 years3278625.531.1
10 years or more4506746.556.7
Missing or wild-9160414.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases8944Missing cases1962
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


hnet1phHow often see 1st closest friend
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text HS5E : How often do you see or get in touch with your friend either by visiting, writing or by telephone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days1428439.342.3
Least once week2392636.038.8
Least once month3144813.314.3
Less often44694.34.6
Missing or wild-94213.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10127Missing cases779
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


hnet2phHow often see 2nd closest friend
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text HS5E : How often do you see or get in touch with your friend either by visiting, writing or by telephone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days1287326.329.8
Least once week2404637.141.9
Least once month3204718.821.2
Less often46846.37.1
Missing or wild-98988.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases9650Missing cases1256
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


hnet3phHow often see 3rd closest friend
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text HS5E : How often do you see or get in touch with your friend either by visiting, writing or by telephone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Most days1230621.125.7
Least once week2348932.038.9
Least once month3225220.625.1
Less often49188.410.2
Missing or wild-9158314.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases8965Missing cases1941
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


hnet1lvHow far away 1st closest friend lives
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text HS5F : About how many miles away does your friend live?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 mile1327530.032.4
Less than 5 miles2303027.830.0
5-50 miles3246322.624.4
Over 50 miles4133712.313.2
Missing or wild-94434.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10105Missing cases801
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


hnet2lvHow far away 2nd closest friend lives
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text HS5F : About how many miles away does your friend live?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 mile1284526.129.6
Less than 5 miles2306928.131.9
5-50 miles3245722.525.5
Over 50 miles4125511.513.0
Missing or wild-99228.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases9626Missing cases1280
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


hnet3lvHow far away 3rd closest friend lives
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text HS5F : About how many miles away does your friend live?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Less than 1 mile1255323.428.5
Less than 5 miles2272525.030.5
5-50 miles3240022.026.8
Over 50 miles4127111.714.2
Missing or wild-9159914.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases8949Missing cases1957
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


hnet1jbEmployment of 1st closest friend
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text HS5G : Which of these best describes what your friend does?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
FT employed1493045.248.9
PT employed2144713.314.3
Unemployed35214.85.2
FT educatn45725.25.7
FT housewrk58407.78.3
Fully retird6177816.317.6
Missing or wild-94604.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10088Missing cases818
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


hnet2jbEmployment of 2nd closest friend
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text HS5G : Which of these best describes what your friend does?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
FT employed1478543.949.7
PT employed2139812.814.5
Unemployed34704.34.9
FT educatn46055.56.3
FT housewrk58207.58.5
Fully retird6154414.216.0
Missing or wild-99268.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases9622Missing cases1284
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


hnet3jbEmployment of 3rd closest friend
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (10)
Question Number and Text HS5G : Which of these best describes what your friend does?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
FT employed1451241.450.5
PT employed2127611.714.3
Unemployed34424.14.9
FT educatn45995.56.7
FT housewrk57256.68.1
Fully retird6138112.715.5
Missing or wild-9161314.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases8935Missing cases1971
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


hnetsocBest friend's occupation
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireSelf Completion (11)
Question Number and Text HS6A : Thinking now of your best friend or the friend you feel closest to. What is the name or title of your friend's current job? If this friend is not working, please give details of his/her last job.
Insufficient detail 997 900 8.3 8.7 Missing or wild -9 105 1.0 Missing Proxy respondent -7 358 3.3 Missing Don't know -1 127 1.2 Missing Valid cases 10316 Missing cases 590
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not working (nos)02382.22.3
Looking aft hme/fmly13483.23.4
Retired21161.11.1
Unemployed316.1.2
F/t student42071.92.0
Long term sick53.0.0
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsSocial Support Networks
NoteFor complete coding frame, see Appendix to Vol. A. This version contains some extra codes, outside the realm of SOC, to describe the activities of the person mentioned. In above table (nos) means 'not otherwise specified'.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W8 W10 W12 W14 W16 W18


hprrs2iRelationship of Proxy to Informant
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (2)
Question Number and Text HP2B : What is the relationship of the proxy informant (the person answering the questions) to the person who this proxy interview is about?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Reference person13.01.1
Lawful spouse21431.350.7
Live-in partner331.311.0
Natural child424.28.5
Nat'l brother or sis108.12.8
Natural parent1365.623.0
Mother/father-in-law151.0.4
Any grand parent161.0.4
Any nephew201.0.4
Unrelated sharer243.01.1
Other302.0.7
Inapplicable-81062497.4Missing
Valid cases282Missing cases10624
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2) If proxy interview
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hpripnPerson number of informant
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (2)
Question Number and Text HP2C : Enter person number of Proxy Informant
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not in Household06.12.1
11191.142.2
21441.351.1
32.0.7
411.13.9
Inapplicable-81062497.4Missing
Valid cases282Missing cases10624
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2) If proxy interview
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprwhyReason for Proxy
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (2)
Question Number and Text HP2D : What is the reason the person is being proxied?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
In institution111.13.9
Study'g away frm hom22.0.7
On holiday31.0.4
Away business/work444.415.8
Temp. away from home59.13.2
Non contact625.29.0
Perm'ly too unwell733.311.8
Too ill/old88.12.9
Too busy98.12.9
Deaf/speech probs103.01.1
Other116.12.2
Carer/family illness121221.143.7
Stressed family sitn137.12.5
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81062497.4Missing
Valid cases279Missing cases10627
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2) If proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hpplevrProxy Lived at this address all life
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (3)
Question Number and Text HP3 : When did (NAME) move to this address?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Here all life137.3100.0
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81086799.6Missing
Valid cases37Missing cases10869
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsGeographic Mobility
Neighbourhood and Residence
NoteThis variable was previously named wP3AL. Includes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprfehqProxy's Highest FE qualification
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (8)
Question Number and Text HP23 : Which is the highest qualification (she/he) has got?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Youth training cert12.04.3
Trade apprenticeship28.117.4
Clerical and commerc31.02.2
City and Guilds Pt I48.117.4
City and Guilds Pt 253.06.5
City and Guilds Pt 363.06.5
ONC or OND72.04.3
HNC or HND83.06.5
Teaching qualificati103.06.5
University diploma111.02.2
First degree123.06.5
Higher degree132.04.3
Other tech or profes147.115.2
Missing or wild-912.1Missing
Inapplicable-81084899.5Missing
Valid cases46Missing cases10860
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprsehqProxy's Highest school qualification
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (9)
Question Number and Text HP25 : Which is the highest qualification (she/he) has got?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
School cert or Matri13.012.0
CSE grade 2-521.04.0
CSE grade 131.04.0
GCSE grades D-G41.04.0
GCSE grades A-C58.132.0
O level64.016.0
O level A - C71.04.0
A level103.012.0
O grades131.04.0
Cert 6th year studie171.04.0
Other201.04.0
Missing or wild-912.1Missing
Inapplicable-81086999.7Missing
Valid cases25Missing cases10881
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hpresbgmMonth started economic status - proxy
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (4)
Question Number and Text HP10M : When did (NAME) start being (STATUS AT P9) (Month)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January112.16.3
February28.14.2
March311.15.8
April416.18.4
May516.18.4
June623.212.1
July718.29.5
August828.314.7
September924.212.6
October1011.15.8
November1111.15.8
December1212.16.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81058797.1Missing
Don't know-11281.2Missing
Valid cases190Missing cases10716
Question RouteIF ((HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) AND HJBSTAT NE 7) If proxy or telephone subject is not currently a full time student
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hpresby4Year started economic status - proxy
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (4)
Question Number and Text HP10Y : When did (NAME) start being (STATUS AT P9) (Year)
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1985.5813.3019281999
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated13192.9100.0
Inapplicable-81058797.1Missing
Valid cases319Missing cases10587
Question RouteIF ((HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) AND HJBSTAT NE 7) If proxy or telephone subject is not currently a full time student
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hpreslyStarted status after 1.9.97 - proxy
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (4)
Question Number and Text HP11 : Was it after September 1st 1997?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, after 1.9.9713.025.0
No, on/before 1.9.9729.175.0
Inapplicable-81089499.9Missing
Valid cases12Missing cases10894
Question RouteIF ((HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) AND HJBSTAT NE 7 AND HPRESBG-M/Y = -1) If proxy or telephone subject and is not currently a full time student and proxy does not know starting date of subject's current economic status
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprf101Income: NI retirement pension - proxy
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (21)
Question Number and Text HP70A : Please look at this card (p14) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? NI Retirement (old age) pension
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned085.859.9
NI retir pension157.540.1
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81076198.7Missing
Valid cases142Missing cases10764
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprf102Income: pension from prev. empl.-pxy
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (21)
Question Number and Text HP70B : Please look at this card (p14) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Pension from previous employer(s)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01171.182.4
Pension prev emp225.217.6
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81076198.7Missing
Valid cases142Missing cases10764
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprf116Income: invaldty/disablty allowance-pxy
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (21)
Question Number and Text HP70C : Please look at this card (p14) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Disability Living (or Working) Allowance
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01151.181.0
Invalidity allow327.219.0
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81076198.7Missing
Valid cases142Missing cases10764
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprf125Income: incapacity benefit
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (21)
Question Number and Text HF70I : Please look as this card (P14) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Incapacity Benefit
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01141.080.3
Incapacity benefit1028.319.7
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Not applicable-81076198.7Missing
Valid cases142Missing cases10764
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprf131Income: UB and/or income support-proxy
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (21)
Question Number and Text HP70D : Please look at this card (p14) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Job Seekers Allowance (Unemployment) and/or Income Support
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01121.078.9
UB and/or IS430.321.1
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81076198.7Missing
Valid cases142Missing cases10764
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprf135Income: child benefit
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (21)
Question Number and Text HP70F : Please look at this card (p14) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Child Benefit
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01141.080.3
Child benefit628.319.7
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81076198.7Missing
Valid cases142Missing cases10764
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprf137Income: family credit
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (21)
Question Number and Text HP70G : Please look at this card (p14) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Family Credit
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01391.397.9
Family credit73.02.1
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81076198.7Missing
Valid cases142Missing cases10764
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprf139Income: housing ben/rent rebate-proxy
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (21)
Question Number and Text HP70H : Please look at this card (p14) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Housing Benefit/Rent Rebate
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01261.288.7
Housing benefit816.111.3
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81076198.7Missing
Valid cases142Missing cases10764
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
Housing: Allowances/Rebates
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprf141Income: other state benefit
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (21)
Question Number and Text HP70J : Please look at this card (p14) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? Any Other State Benefit
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01211.185.2
Other state benefit921.214.8
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81076198.7Missing
Valid cases142Missing cases10764
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprfirnIncome: none of listed benefits-proxy
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (21)
Question Number and Text HP70NONE : Please look at this card (p14) and tell me which if any of the types of income listed (NAME) currently receives? None/Don't know/Refused
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
02121.9100.0
-92.0Missing
-81069098.0Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Valid cases212Missing cases10694
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsFinancial Management: Allowances
Incomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprearnProxy's total earnings, banded
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (19)
Question Number and Text HP61 : Would you please look at this card (p12) and give me the letter for the group in which you would place (NAME's) total earnings from this job before tax and other deductions?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No earnings at all03.01.3
Lt 25 pw/lt 1299 pa16.12.6
25-39 pw/1300-209924.01.7
40-59 pw/2100-309939.13.9
60-79 pw/3100-419949.13.9
80-99 pw/4200-519958.13.5
100-124/5200-6499614.16.1
125-149/6500-779977.13.1
150-179/7800-9299811.14.8
180-209/9300-10999916.17.0
210-259/11k-134991029.312.7
260-299/13500-159991127.211.8
300-379/16k-199991228.312.2
380-479/20k-249991315.16.6
480+ pw/25k+ pa1443.418.8
Inapplicable-81067697.9Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases229Missing cases10677
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2 AND (HJBHAS = 1 OR (HJBHAS = 2 AND HJBOFF = 1))) If proxy subject did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsIncomes
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is a variable directly associated with a question, the imputation flag HPREARNI takes missing value code of original variable (e.g. Don't know, refuse, etc.) if imputed, and 0 if not imputed, or -8 if the variable was inapplicable.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprjbbgmMonth started current job-proxy
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (18)
Question Number and Text HP59M : When did (NAME) start working in this job? (Month)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January112.17.8
February25.03.2
March311.17.1
April413.18.4
May514.19.1
June621.213.6
July716.110.4
August816.110.4
September921.213.6
October1014.19.1
November117.14.5
December124.02.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81067697.9Missing
Don't know-175.7Missing
Valid cases154Missing cases10752
Question RouteIF ((HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) AND (HJBHAS = 1 OR (HJBHAS = 2 AND HJBOFF = 1))) If proxy or telephone subject did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprjbby4Year started current job-proxy
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (18)
Question Number and Text HP59Y : When did (NAME) start working in this job? (Year)
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1990.579.7319401999
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated12192.0100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81067697.9Missing
Don't know-110.1Missing
Valid cases219Missing cases10687
Question RouteIF ((HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) AND (HJBHAS = 1 OR (HJBHAS = 2 AND HJBOFF = 1))) If proxy or telephone subject did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprjblyJob started after 1.9.97 - proxy
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (19)
Question Number and Text HP60 : Was it after September 1st 1997?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, after 1.9.9711.012.5
No, on/before 1.9.9727.187.5
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81089599.9Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases8Missing cases10898
Question RouteIF ((HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) AND (HJBHAS = 1 OR (HJBHAS = 2 AND HJBOFF = 1)) AND HPRJBBG-M/Y = -1) If proxy or telephone subject did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from and proxy does not know starting date of subject's current job
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hprfitbProxy's personal income, banded
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (22)
Question Number and Text HP71 : Would you please look at this card (p15) and give me the letter for the group in which you would place (NAME's) total personal income from all sources, before tax and other deductions.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No income at all011.13.1
Lt 25 pw/lt 1299 pa17.12.0
25-39 pw/1300-2099213.13.7
40-59 pw/2100-3099320.25.6
60-79 pw/3100-4199434.39.6
80-99 pw/4200-5199518.25.1
100-124/5200-6499631.38.7
125-149/6500-7799718.25.1
150-179/7800-9299818.25.1
180-209/9300-10999922.26.2
210-259/11k-134991034.39.6
260-299/13500-159991131.38.7
300-379/16k-199991235.39.8
380-479/20k-249991316.14.5
480+ pw/25k+ pa1448.413.5
Inapplicable-81054896.7Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases356Missing cases10550
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2) If proxy interview
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is a variable directly associated with a question, the imputation flag HPRFITBI takes missing value code of original variable (e.g. Don't know, refuse, etc.) if imputed, and 0 if not imputed, or -8 if the variable was inapplicable.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hivpaProxy questionnaire: informant alone
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (23)
Question Number and Text HPI1A : Who was present during the interview? Informant alone
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Informant alone11931.8100.0
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Inapplicable-81070298.1Missing
Valid cases193Missing cases10713
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2) If proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hivpbProxy questionnaire: partner alone
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (23)
Question Number and Text HPI1B : Who was present during the interview? Partner present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned044.456.4
Partner present234.343.6
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Inapplicable-81081799.2Missing
Valid cases78Missing cases10828
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2) If proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hivpcProxy questionnaire: adult present
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (23)
Question Number and Text HPI1C : Who was present during the interview? Other adult(s) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned054.569.2
Other adlts pres324.230.8
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Inapplicable-81081799.2Missing
Valid cases78Missing cases10828
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2) If proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hivpdProxy questionnaire: child present
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (23)
Question Number and Text HPI1D : Who was present during the interview? Child(ren) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned052.566.7
Children present426.233.3
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Inapplicable-81081799.2Missing
Valid cases78Missing cases10828
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2) If proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hivpeProxy questionnaire: supervisor present
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (23)
Question Number and Text HPI1E : Who was present during the interview? Supervisor present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned076.797.4
Supervisor present52.02.6
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Inapplicable-81081799.2Missing
Valid cases78Missing cases10828
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2) If proxy interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


htelwhyWhy has a telephone interview
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireTelephone (1)
Question Number and Text HT2B : What is the reason the person is being interviewed by phone?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Too old13.04.1
Too busy230.340.5
Other313.117.6
Care of ill /old45.06.8
Stressful fam sit57.19.5
Refused full intv.614.118.9
HH memb says refuse72.02.7
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81083099.3Missing
Valid cases74Missing cases10832
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 3) Asked if R Have a telephone interview
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


hprjbftProxy's Job full time / part time
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireProxy (18)
Question Number and Text HP58 : Would you say (his/her) current job is part-time or full- time?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Part time146.420.3
Full time21811.779.7
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81067697.9Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases227Missing cases10679
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 2 or HIVFIO = 3) If proxy or telephone interview
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteIncludes data from telephone interviews.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


htlfiyrlTelephone questionnaire: Annual job pay
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireTelephone (16)
Question Number and Text HT45 : What are your total annual earnings from this job before tax and other deductions?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
14804.0610022.14225045000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated134.3100.0
Inapplicable-81085499.5Missing
Refused-24.0Missing
Don't know-114.1Missing
Valid cases34Missing cases10872
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 3 AND (HJBHAS = 1 OR (HJBHAS = 2 AND HJBOFF = 1))) If telephone respondent did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


htlfiyrTelephone questionnaire: Annual income
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireTelephone (18)
Question Number and Text HT50 : What is your total annual personal income from all sources before tax and other deductions?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
13307.2210807.71150045000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated149.4100.0
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81083099.3Missing
Refused-26.1Missing
Don't know-119.2Missing
Valid cases49Missing cases10857
Question RouteIF (HIVFIO = 3) Asked if R Have a telephone interview
Index TermsIncomes
Variable OccurrenceW4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


pidCross-wave person identifier
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text HEG3 : Office Code
Valid cases10906Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
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 TypeHINDRESP
Valid cases10906Missing cases0
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hiviow7Interview outcome Wave 7
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text HEG6 : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Full interview1999491.694.8
Proxy22442.22.3
Telephone321.2.2
Refusal431.3.3
Elig - in non-cont H520.2.2
Child under 1661221.11.2
Elig - in refusal HH74.0.0
Moved828.3.3
Out of scope/institd941.4.4
Child- in non-cont H1023.2.2
Other115.0.0
Chld - in nonresp HH122.0.0
Retired rejoiner138.1.1
Inapplicable-83633.3Missing
Valid cases10543Missing cases363
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW8


hhhmemHousehold membership
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text HEG9 : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Orig member resident11045495.995.9
Orig member absent28.1.1
Enum membr -rejoiner573.7.7
New entrant -residen63573.33.3
Retired rejoiner88.1.1
ECHP rejoiner PSM95.0.0
ECHP rejoiner TSM101.0.0
Valid cases10906Missing cases0
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
NoteCopied variable from Record Type HINDALL. Approximate equivalent to AHGCIA.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hnewhyNew entrants - why living in HH
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text HEG10 : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Listed member01046295.996.0
Marriage/cohab22011.81.8
From college/univers335.3.3
Never left58.1.1
Moved in with parent674.7.7
Shared accommodation753.5.5
Other868.6.6
Don't know-15.0Missing
Valid cases10901Missing cases5
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Changes
Relationship between Household Members
NoteCopied variable from Record Type HINDALL.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hnemnjnNew entrants - month joined HH
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text HEG12M : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Original member01047096.096.1
January124.2.2
February221.2.2
March325.2.2
April432.3.3
May527.2.2
June647.4.4
July739.4.4
August845.4.4
September972.7.7
October1039.4.4
November1125.2.2
December1224.2.2
Don't know-116.1Missing
Valid cases10890Missing cases16
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Changes
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteCopied variable from Record Type HINDSAMP. Approximate equivalent to AHGMJN.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hneyrjn4New entrants - year joined HH
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text HEG12Y : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Original member01047096.096.1
199772.7.7
19983543.23.2
19992.0.0
Don't know-18.1Missing
Valid cases10898Missing cases8
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Changes
NoteCopied variable from Record Type HINDSAMP. Approximate equivalent to AHGYJN.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hivfioIndividual interview outcome
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text HEG14 : Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Full interview11054896.796.7
Proxy interview22822.62.6
Telephone intvw376.7.7
Valid cases10906Missing cases0
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
NoteImportant variable for analysis purposes. With a few exceptions, data from proxy and telephone interviews have been merged with that from respondents. Proxy and telephone respondents, however, have zero Respondent weights and can be selected out by use of this variable. A coding frame for this variable with full labels can be found in Appendix to Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hiodcDocument check
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text Interviewer Check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Ind and self comp11044495.895.8
Ind only (no self co21041.01.0
Proxy32822.62.6
Telephone interview476.7.7
Valid cases10906Missing cases0
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hmemorigSample Origin: original BHPS or ECHP
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
ESSEX1921584.584.5
ECHP - SCPR27506.96.9
ECHP - ONS37196.66.6
ECHP - NI42222.02.0
Valid cases10906Missing cases0
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18