Dataset Description


NCDS8 Paper Self-Completion (2008) Dataset

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Case Quantity



Name Label
Text NCDSID ncdsid serial number
Code N8SCNCHK Whether name on self completion matches that on address db
Code N8SCQ1A [Q1A] SC: Play sport or go walking or swimming
Code N8SCQ1B [Q1B] SC: Go to watch live sport
Code N8SCQ1C [Q1C] SC: Go to the cinema
Code N8SCQ1D [Q1D] SC: Go to a concert, theatre or other live performance
Code N8SCQ1E [Q1E] SC: Have a meal in a restaurant, cafe or pub
Code N8SCQ1F [Q1F] SC: Go for a drink at a pub or club
Code N8SCQ1G [Q1G] SC: Work in the garden
Code N8SCQ1H [Q1H] SC: Do DIY, home maintenance or car repairs
Code N8SCQ1I [Q1I] SC: Attend leis act grps e.g. eve class, keep fit, yoga etc
Code N8SCQ1J [Q1J] SC: Attend meetings for local groups / voluntary orgs
Code N8SCQ1K [Q1K] SC: Do unpaid voluntary work
Code N8SCQ1L [Q1L] SC: Visit friends or relations or have them visit you
Code N8SCQ2A [Q2A] SC: I am the life of the party
Code N8SCQ2B [Q2B] SC: I feel little concern for others
Code N8SCQ2C [Q2C] SC: I am always prepared
Code N8SCQ2D [Q2D] SC: I get stressed out easily
Code N8SCQ2E [Q2E] SC: I have a rich vocabulary
Code N8SCQ2F [Q2F] SC: I don't talk a lot
Code N8SCQ2G [Q2G] SC: I am interested in people
Code N8SCQ2H [Q2H] SC: I leave my belongings around
Code N8SCQ2I [Q2I] SC: I am relaxed most of the time
Code N8SCQ2J [Q2J] SC: I have difficulty understanding abstract ideas
Code N8SCQ2K [Q2K] SC: I feel comfortable around people
Code N8SCQ2L [Q2L] SC: I insult people
Code N8SCQ2M [Q2M] SC: I pay attention to details
Code N8SCQ2N [Q2N] SC: I worry about things
Code N8SCQ2O [Q2O] SC: I have a vivid imagination
Code N8SCQ2P [Q2P] SC: I keep in the background
Code N8SCQ2Q [Q2Q] SC: I sympathise with others' feelings
Code N8SCQ2R [Q2R] SC: I make a mess of things
Code N8SCQ2S [Q2S] SC: I seldom feel blue
Code N8SCQ2T [Q2T] SC: I am not interested in abstract ideas
Code N8SCQ2U [Q2U] SC: I start conversations
Code N8SCQ2V [Q2V] SC: I am not interested in other people's problems
Code N8SCQ2W [Q2W] SC: I get chores done right away
Code N8SCQ2X [Q2X] SC: I am easily disturbed
Code N8SCQ2Y [Q2Y] SC: I have excellent ideas
Code N8SCQ2Z [Q2Z] SC: I have little to say
Code N8SCQ2AA [Q2AA] SC: I have a soft heart
Code N8SCQ2BB [Q2BB] SC: I often forget to put things back in their proper place
Code N8SCQ2CC [Q2CC] SC: I get upset easily
Code N8SCQ2DD [Q2DD] SC: I do not have a good imagination
Code N8SCQ2EE [Q2EE] SC: I talk to a lot of different people at parties
Code N8SCQ2FF [Q2FF] SC: I am not really interested in others
Code N8SCQ2GG [Q2GG] SC: I like order
Code N8SCQ2HH [Q2HH] SC: I change my mood a lot
Code N8SCQ2II [Q2II] SC: I am quick to understand things
Code N8SCQ2JJ [Q2JJ] SC: I don't like to draw attention to myself
Code N8SCQ2KK [Q2KK] SC: I take time out for others
Code N8SCQ2LL [Q2LL] SC: I shirk my duties
Code N8SCQ2MM [Q2MM] SC: I have frequent mood swings
Code N8SCQ2NN [Q2NN] SC: I use difficult words
Code N8SCQ2OO [Q2OO] SC: I don't mind being the centre of attention
Code N8SCQ2PP [Q2PP] SC: I feel others' emotions
Code N8SCQ2QQ [Q2QQ] SC: I follow a schedule
Code N8SCQ2RR [Q2RR] SC: I get irritated easily
Code N8SCQ2SS [Q2SS] SC: I spend time reflecting on things
Code N8SCQ2TT [Q2TT] SC: I am quiet around strangers
Code N8SCQ2UU [Q2UU] SC: I make people feel at ease
Code N8SCQ2VV [Q2VV] SC: I am exacting in my work
Code N8SCQ2WW [Q2WW] SC: I often feel blue
Code N8SCQ2XX [Q2XX] SC: I am full of ideas
Code N8SCQ3A [Q3A] SC: I've been feeling optimistic about the future
Code N8SCQ3B [Q3B] SC: I've been feeling useful
Code N8SCQ3C [Q3C] SC: I've been feeling relaxed
Code N8SCQ3D [Q3D] SC: I've been feeling interested in other people
Code N8SCQ3E [Q3E] SC: I've had energy to spare
Code N8SCQ3F [Q3F] SC: I've been dealing with problems well
Code N8SCQ3G [Q3G] SC: I've been thinking clearly
Code N8SCQ3H [Q3H] SC: I've been feeling good about myself
Code N8SCQ3I [Q3I] SC: I've been feeling close to other people
Code N8SCQ3J [Q3J] SC: I've been feeling confident
Code N8SCQ3K [Q3K] SC: I've been able to make up my own mind about things
Code N8SCQ3L [Q3L] SC: I've been feeling loved
Code N8SCQ3M [Q3M] SC: I've been interested in new things
Code N8SCQ3N [Q3N] SC: I've been feeling cheerful
Code N8SCQ4A [Q4A] SC: Vig activities-run, lifting heavy obj, strenuous sports
Code N8SCQ4B [Q4B] SC: Mod activities-moving table, pushing vac, bowling, golf
Code N8SCQ4C [Q4C] SC: Lifting or carrying groceries
Code N8SCQ4D [Q4D] SC: Climbing several flights of stairs
Code N8SCQ4E [Q4E] SC: Climbing one flight of stairs
Code N8SCQ4F [Q4F] SC: Bending, kneeling or stooping
Code N8SCQ4G [Q4G] SC: Walking more than one mile
Code N8SCQ4H [Q4H] SC: Walking half a mile
Code N8SCQ4I [Q4I] SC: Walking 100 yards
Code N8SCQ4J [Q4J] SC: Bathing or dressing yourself
Code N8SCQ5A [Q5A] SC: Health led to less time on work/activities in past 4wks
Code N8SCQ5B [Q5B] SC: Phys Hlth led to accomplish less than liked in lst 4 wks
Code N8SCQ5C [Q5C] SC: Health limited work/activit type able to do in past 4wks
Code N8SCQ5D [Q5D] SC: Phys health led to difficulties work/activ in past 4 wks
Code N8SCQ6A [Q6A] SC: Emo probs led less time spent on work/activ in past 4wks
Code N8SCQ6B [Q6B] SC: Emo prbs led to accomplish less than liked in last 4 wks
Code N8SCQ6C [Q6C] SC: Emo prbs led to less care w work/activities in past 4wks
Code N8SCQ7 [Q7] SC: Ext phys hlth/emo prbs diff w/fam friends in past 4 wks
Code N8SCQ8 [Q8] SC: How much bodily pain had during the past 4 weeks?
Code N8SCQ9 [Q9] SC: How much did pain interfere with norm work in past 4 wks
Code N8SCQ10A [Q10A] SC: Did you feel full of life?
Code N8SCQ10B [Q10B] SC: Have you been a very nervous person?
Code N8SCQ10C [Q10C] SC: Has felt so down in the dumps nothing could cheer up
Code N8SCQ10D [Q10D] SC: Have you felt calm and cheerful?
Code N8SCQ10E [Q10E] SC: Did you have a lot of energy?
Code N8SCQ10F [Q10F] SC: Have you felt downhearted and low?
Code N8SCQ10G [Q10G] SC: Did you feel worn out?
Code N8SCQ10H [Q10H] SC: Have you been a happy person?
Code N8SCQ10I [Q10I] SC: Did you feel tired?
Code N8SCQ10J [Q10J] SC: Health limited social activities (visiting friends etc.)
Code N8SCQ11A [Q11A] SC: I seem to get ill a little easier than other people
Code N8SCQ11B [Q11B] SC: I am as healthy as anybody I know
Code N8SCQ11C [Q11C] SC: I expect my health to get worse
Code N8SCQ11D [Q11D] SC: My health is excellent
Code N8SCQ12 [Q12] SC: What was usual time taken to fall asleep in last 4 weeks
Code N8SCQ13 [Q13] SC: Average number of hours sleep per night in last 4 weeks
Code N8SCQ14 [Q14] SC: How often woke and trouble refalling asleep in past 4wks
Code N8SCQ15 [Q15] SC: How oft slept enough to wake feeling rested in past 4wks
Code N8SCQ16A [Q16A] SC: None of political parties wd do anything to benefit me
Code N8SCQ16B [Q16B] SC: Environment probs are not as serious as people claim
Code N8SCQ16C [Q16C] SC: Having almost any job is better than being unemployed
Code N8SCQ16D [Q16D] SC: I would not mind working with people from other races
Code N8SCQ16E [Q16E] SC: Marriage is for life
Code N8SCQ16F [Q16F] SC: People who break law should be given stiffer sentences
Code N8SCQ16G [Q16G] SC: Working people do not get fair share of nation's wealth
Code N8SCQ16H [Q16H] SC: Wd pack in disliked job, even if no other job to go to
Code N8SCQ16I [Q16I] SC: Environmnt prbs shd be tackled even if slows econ growth
Code N8SCQ16J [Q16J] SC: School should teach children to obey authority
Code N8SCQ16K [Q16K] SC: Couples who have children should not separate
Code N8SCQ16L [Q16L] SC: All women shd have right to choose abortion if they wish
Code N8SCQ16M [Q16M] SC: I would not want a person from another race for my boss
Code N8SCQ16N [Q16N] SC: Politicians more in politics for self not community ben.
Code N8SCQ16O [Q16O] SC: There is one law for the rich and one for the poor
Code N8SCQ16P [Q16P] SC: Important to stay in job even if don't really like
Code N8SCQ16Q [Q16Q] SC: Management always trys to get the better of employees
Code N8SCQ16R [Q16R] SC: Wd not mind if family frm anoth race moved in next door
Code N8SCQ16S [Q16S] SC: For some crimes death penalty most appropriate sentence
Code N8SCQ16T [Q16T] SC: Not much diff which political party in power in Britain
Code N8SCQ16U [Q16U] SC: Preserving the environ most imp political issue today
Code N8SCQ17A [Q17A] SC: I feel like I belong to this neighbourhoood
Code N8SCQ17B [Q17B] SC: Friends/assoc with neighbourhood people mean a lot to me
Code N8SCQ17C [Q17C] SC: Could go to someone in neighbourhood for advice
Code N8SCQ17D [Q17D] SC: I borrow things and exchange favours with my neighbours
Code N8SCQ17E [Q17E] SC: Willing to work tog with others to improve neighbourhood
Code N8SCQ17F [Q17F] SC: Plans remaining resident of neighbourhood for num of yrs
Code N8SCQ17G [Q17G] SC: Likes to think of self similar to neighbourhood people
Code N8SCQ17H [Q17H] SC: Regularly stops and talks with people in neighbourhood
Code N8SCQ18 [Q18] SC: How often do you talk to any of your neighbours
Code N8SCQ19A [Q19A] SC: My age prevents me from doing the things I would like to
Code N8SCQ19B [Q19B] SC: I feel what happens to me is out of my control
Code N8SCQ19C [Q19C] SC: I feel left out of things
Code N8SCQ19D [Q19D] SC: I can do the things I want to do
Code N8SCQ19E [Q19E] SC: Family responsibil prevent me from doing what want to do
Code N8SCQ19F [Q19F] SC: I feel that I can please myself what I do
Code N8SCQ19G [Q19G] SC: Shortage of money stops CM doing things wants to do
Code N8SCQ19H [Q19H] SC: I look forward to each day
Code N8SCQ19I [Q19I] SC: I feel that my life has meaning
Code N8SCQ19J [Q19J] SC: I enjoy the things that I do
Code N8SCQ19K [Q19K] SC: On balance I look back on life with sense of happiness
Code N8SCQ19L [Q19L] SC: I feel full of energy these days
Code N8SCQ19M [Q19M] SC: I feel that life is full of opportunities
Code N8SCQ19N [Q19N] SC: I feel that the future looks good for me
Code N8SCQ20A [Q20A] SC: Importance of having a lot of money
Code N8SCQ20B [Q20B] SC: Importance of having children
Code N8SCQ20C [Q20C] SC: Importance of having a fulfilling job
Code N8SCQ20D [Q20D] SC: Importance of having a good marriage or partnership
Code N8SCQ21 [Q21] SC: Open question