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ncds_91_cmi
National Child Development Study - Stage 5
Cohort Member Interview

Time at start

Generic time
SECTION A: EMPLOYMENT
INTERVIEWER REMINDER:
A job is: - A period of time with the same employer
- or, a period of self-employment, free-lancing, or consultancy doing the same kind of work
- or, being employed by an agency to work temporarily for other organisations (ie. as an agency temp)
Include: - Work in sheltered workshops
- Part-time and full-time jobs
- Time spent in paid or unpaid maternity leave or sick leave
- Jobs held abroad as well as in the U.K.
Exclude: - Jobs lasting under a month, unless current job
- Holiday jobs, work-experience or sandwich jobs while in full-time education
- Second jobs done at the same time as a main job
- Part time jobs or vacation jobs done whilst in full-time education
- Periods on government work or training schemes where the scheme constitutes the 'job' even if respondent calls them jobs (eg. Community Programme 'job'). See instructions for further clarification. Schemes are asked about later
Count as a Single Job - A period of self-employment, free-lancing or consultancy irrespective of how many contracts worked on
- A period of agency temping irrespective of how many employers or agencies worked for
- A period with a single employer irrespective of how much the job changed except for the jobs shown below
Count as a Different Job: - For civil servants, teachers or NHS employees change of Department/school/hospital
CURRENT STATUS
ASK ALL

SHOW CARD AA Which of the things on this card describes what you are currently doing?

CODE ONE ONLY - MAIN ACTIVITY

1
Full-time paid employee (30+ hours a week)
2
Part-time paid employee (under 30 hours a week)
3
Full time self-employed
4
Part-time self-employed
5
Unemployed and seeking work
6
Full-time education
7
Temporarily sick/disabled (up to 6 months)
8
Permanently sick/disabled
9
Looking after home/family
10
Other (PLEASE SPECIFY)
Other
If Full-time paid employee (30+ hours a week), Part-time paid employee (under 30 hours a week), Full time self-employed or Part-time self employed to question A1a ASK A1b)
qc_A1_a >= 1 && qc_A1_a <= 4

Including your current job, how many jobs lasting a month or more have you worked in since March 1981? Please include any jobs you were doing in March 1981 that lasted a month or more. WRITE IN ... jobs

None = 00 Can't say = 98

How many
INTERVIEWER CHECK 'YOUR LIFE' PAGES 13-15 CHECK THAT FIGURE FOR NUMBER OF JOBS FROM A1b) AGREES WITH NUMER SINCE MARCH 1981 IN 'YOUR LIFE' RESOLVE ANY DISCREPANCY AND AMEND ACCORDINGLY.
NOW GO TO A4a)
IF NOT IN PAID EMPLOYMENT
qc_A1_a >= 5 && qc_A1_a <= 10

Have you had any job or worked as a self-employed person for a month or more since March 1981, including any job you were in at that time?

1
Yes
2
No
If No to question A2a GO TO A2b)
qc_A2_a == 2
INTERVIEWER CHECK 'YOUR LIFE' PAGES 13-15 CHECK THAT NO JOB ENTERED SINCE MARCH 1981. IF THERE IS, QUERY WITH RESPONDENT AND AMEND 'YOUR LIFE' OR A2a).
NOW GO TO A51a)
If Yes to question A2a ASK A3a)
qc_A2_a == 1

How many? WRITE IN: ... jobs

None = 00 Can't say = 98

How many
INTERVIEWER CHEK 'YOUR LIFE' PAGES 13-15 CHECK THAT FIGURE FOR NUMBER OF JOBS FROM A3a) AGREES WITH NUMBER SINCE MARCH 1981 IN 'YOUR LIFE'. RESOLVE ANY DISCREPANCIES AND AMEND ACCORDINGLY.
CURRENT/MOST RECENT JOB
IF ANY JOB SINCE MARCH 1981
qc_A1_b != NULL || qc_A2_a == 1
NOTE: If currently in work, ask A4 to A35 about current job using present tense.
If not currently in work, ask about most recent job using past tense.
I'd like to start by asking about your present job (the job you left most recently).
NOTE: If 2 current jobs, take greatest hours.

What is (was) the name or title of that job (at the time you left it)?

WRITE IN:

Generic text

What kind of work do (did) you do most of the time? IF RELEVANT: What materials or equipment do (did) you use?

WRITE IN:

Generic text

What are (were) the minimum qualifications or training that you need(ed) for that job?

WRITE IN:

Generic text

CODE IF KNOWN, OTHERWISE ASK: Can I check, were you an employee or self-employed?

1
Employee
2
Self-employed
EMPLOYEES
If Employee to question A5a ASK A5b)
qc_A5_a == 1

Can I check, are (were) you an agency temp, or is (was) it an ordinary job?

1
Agency temp
2
Ordinary job

Do (did) you supervise other people's work (just before you left the job)? IF YES: How many? WRITE IN:

None = 0000

How many

Is (was) this a temporary job - I mean when you started it, did your employer tell you it would last for less than two years?

1
Yes, temporary
2
No
8
Can't remember

What does (did) your employer make or do at the place where you usually work(ed)?

WRITE IN:

Generic text

SHOW CARD AB. Which of the types of organisation on this card do (did) you work for in this job?

1
Private firm or company
2
Nationalised industry/public corporation
3
Local Authority/Local Education Authority
4
Health Authority/hospital
5
Central Government/Civil Service
6
Charity or trust
7
Other (SPECIFY)
Other

Including yourself, about how many people work(ed) at the place you work(ed) at or from? IF NECESSARY: Just before you left.

Place where work = whole establishment not just department worked in

1
1-10
2
11-25
3
26-99
4
100-499
5
500+
8
Can't say

Now I would like to ask about the pay you get (got) in this job. What is (was) your usual take home pay after all deductions for tax, National Insurance, union dues, pension and so on, but including overtime, bonuses, commission or tips? WRITE IN: £ ... OR CODE:

PROBE FOR BEST ESTIMATE

How many
999996
No usual pay
999997
Refused
999998
Can't say
If not NULL to question A8a ASK A8b)
qc_A8_a != NULL

How long a period does (did) that pay cover?

1
1 week
2
Fortnight
3
Four weeks
4
Calendar month
5
Year
6
Other (WRITE IN)
Other
If Refused or Can't say or not NULL to question A8a GO TO A9a)
qc_A8_a == 999997 || qc_A8_a == 999998 || qc_A8_a != NULL

And what is (was) your usual gross pay before deductions? WRITE IN: £

PROBE FOR BEST ESTIMATE

How many
999997
Refused
999998
Can't say
If not NULL to question A9a ASK A9b)
qc_A9_a != NULL

How long a period does (did) that pay cover?

1
1 week
2
Fortnight
3
Four weeks
4
Calendar month
5
Year
6
Other (WRITE IN)
Other

How many hours a week do (did) you usually work for that pay, excluding meal breaks but including paid overtime? WRITE IN: ... OR CODE:

NOTE: - Only include hours on call if they are paid for - teachers: term time hours.

Hours in week
98
Can't say
If Can't say to question A9c ASK A9d)
qc_A9_c == 98

Do (did) you work 30 or more hours a week in this job?

See note at A9c

1
Yes, 30+ hours
2
No
8
Can't say
IF NO USUAL PAY
qc_A8_a == 999996

Last time you were paid, what was your total take home pay - that is after all deductions for tax, National Insurance, union dues, pension and so on, but including overtime, bonuses, commission and tips? WRITE IN: £

Refused = 999997 Can't say = 999998

How many
If left job and last pay packet included severance pay, arrears, etc. take last but one pay packet

How long a period did that pay cover?

1
1 week
2
Fortnight
3
Four weeks
4
Calendar month
5
Year
6
Other (WRITE IN)
Other

And, last time you were paid, what was your gross pay before deductions? WRITE IN: £

Refused = 999997 Can't say = 999998

How many

How long a period did that pay cover?

1
1 week
2
Fortnight
3
Four weeks
4
Calendar month
5
Year
6
Other (WRITE IN)
Other

How many hours a week did you work for that pay, excluding meal breaks but including paid overtime? WRITE IN:

Can't say = 98

Hours in week
NOTE: Only include hours on call if paid for. Teachers: term time hours

Do (did) you usually work that number of hours?

1
Yes
2
No
If No to question A11b ASK A11c)
qc_A11_b == 2

How many hours a week do (did) you usually work excluding meal breaks but including paid overtime? WRITE IN:

Can't say = 98

Hours in week
See note at A11a)
IF EMPLOYEE IN CURRENT/MOST RECENT JOB
In your job do (did) you, at least once a month, have to work ... READ OUT AND CODE YES OR NO FOR EACH ...
-

1 - Yes

2 - No

... in the evening after 6pm and up to 10pm
... at night, after 10pm, and up to 4am?
... in the early morning after 4am, but before 7am?

INTERVIEWER CHECK A12a):

1
Works at night (after 10pm) or early mornings (before 7am)
2
Others
If Works at night (after 10pm) or early mornings (before 7am) to question A12b ASK A12c)
qc_A12_b == 1

In your job do (did) you work these hours at least once a month?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question A12c ASK A13
qc_A12_c == 1

On the whole do (did) you work these hours? .... READ OUT ....

1
... every week,
2
every second week,
3
every third week,
4
every fourth week,
5
or less often?
8
(Can't say)
IF EMPLOYEE IN CURRENT/MOST RECENT JOB

And, at least once a month do (did) you work ... READ OUT AND CODE YES OR NO FOR EACH ... ... on Saturdays?

1
Yes
2
No

And, at least once a month do (did) you work ... READ OUT AND CODE YES OR NO FOR EACH ... ... or on Sundays?

1
Yes
2
No

Do (did) you have to work set hours each day in this job, or can (could) you vary the times you start(ed) and finish(ed) work?

Code 'vary' if can vary hours even if pay varies with them

1
Fixed hours
2
Can vary
In this job do (did) you ever work ... READ OUT AND CODE YES OR NO FOR EACH AT c)
-

1 - Yes

2 - No

... at your employer's premises?
... driving or travelling around?
... at home?
... at one or more other places?
ASK A14d) IF MORE THAN ONE YES ANSWER AT A14c). OTHERS GO TO A 15.

SHOW CARD AC. And where do (did) you mainly work? CODE ONE ONLY AT (d) IN GRID ABOVE

1
MAINLY ... at your employer's premises?
2
MAINLY ... driving or travelling around?
3
MAINLY ... at home?
4
MAINLY ... at one or more other places?
8
(Can't say)

SHOW CARD AD Do (did) you receive any of these from your employers in this job?

CODE ALL THAT APPLY

1
The chance to have shares in your employer's firm
2
A company car or van for your private use
3
Other travel benefits
4
Subsidised meals
5
Private medical insurance
6
A pension scheme organised by your employer?
7
Help with child care?
8
Discounts on goods or services
9
... Any other fringe benefits from your employer (SPECIFY)
Other

On a typical day, how long does (did) it take you to travel from home to work?

One way journey only

1
Under 5 minutes
2
5, under 15 minutes
3
15 under 30 minutes
4
30, under 45 minutes
5
45 minutes under 1 hour
6
1 hour, under 1 1/2 hours
7
1 1/2, under 2 hours
8
2 or more hours
9
Works at home
10
No fixed place of work
98
(Can't say)

In your work do (did) you ever use a computer or word processor with a TV type screen (usually known as a VDU)?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
If Yes to question A17 ASK A18a)
qc_A17 == 1

SHOW CARD AE. Roughly how often do (did) you use one?

1
Every day
2
3 or 4 times a week
3
Once or twice a week
4
Once a fortnight
5
Less often
8
(Can't say)

On the days you are (were) using such a computer, how many hours do (did) you typically spend in front of it with the screen switched on? WRITE IN HOURS:

Under 1/2 hr = 00 1/2 hour == 01 Can't say = 98

Hours in day
IF EMPLOYEE IN CURRENT/MOST RECENT JOB

INTERVIEWER CHECK A1a)

1
Currently in paid work (CODE 01-02 AT A1a)
2
Not in paid work (CODE 05-10 AT A1a)
If Not in paid work (CODE 05-10 AT A1a) to question A19a ASK A19b)
qc_A19_a == 2

SHOW CARD AF. What was the main reason you left this job? Please show me on this card.

CODE ONE ONLY

1
It was a fixed term or temporary job
2
You were made redundant
3
You were dismissed
4
You were pregnant
5
For other health reasons
6
You decided to leave yourself
7
Other reason
If You were made redundant to question A19b ASK A19c)
qc_A19_b == 2

Did you receive any redundancy pay?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question A19c ASK A19d)
qc_A19_c == 1

How much redundancy pay did you receive? WRITE IN: £

Refused = 999997 Can't say = 999998

How many

Were you made redundant because your employer ... READ OUT ...

1
... went out of existence
2
closed down the place or department where you worked,
3
or, was it for some other reason?
IF MADE REDUNDANT FOR OTHER REASONS/DISMISSED
qc_A19_b == 3 || qc_A20 == 3

Why were you made redundant (dismissed)?

PROBE FULLY AND RECORD VERBATIM IN SPACE BELOW

Generic text
IF DECIDED TO LEAVE
qc_A19_b == 6

Why did you decide to leave?

PROBE FULLY AND RECORD VERBATIM IN SPACE BELOW

Generic text
IF OTHER REASON
qc_A19_b == 7

What was the reason?

PROBE FULLY AND RECORD VERBATIM IN SPACE BELOW

Generic text
IF EMPLOYEE IN CURRENT/MOST RECENT JOB

Can I check, while working for this employer, have you been (were you) promoted to a higher grade or position?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
If Yes to question A24a ASK A24b)
qc_A24_a == 1

How many times were you promoted whilst working for this employer?

1
Once
2
Twice
3
Three times
4
Four or more times
8
Can't say

INTERVIEWER CHECK A5b)

1
Agency temp
2
Ordinary job
If Ordinary job to question A25a ASK A25b
qc_A25_a == 2

So far you have told me about the work you did after you were promoted. I'd now like to ask you a few questions about the work you did when you first started working for this employer. What was the name or title of your job when you first worked for your current (most recent) employer? WRITE IN:

Generic text

What kind of work did you do most of the time? IF RELEVANT: What materials or equipment did you use? WRITE IN:

Generic text

What were the minimum qualifications or training that you needed for this job? WRITE IN:

Generic text

Did you supervise other people's work at that time? IF YES: How many? WRITE IN:

None = 0000 Can't say = 9998

How many

Including yourself, about how many people worked at the place you worked when you started this job?

Place where worked = whole establishment not just department

1
1-10
2
11-25
3
26-99
4
100-499
5
500+
8
Can't say
IF EMPLOYEE IN CURRENT/MOST RECENT JOB

Can I check, were you in a job at any time during the 3 months before you started your current (most recent) one?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question A27a ASK A27b)
qc_A27_a == 1

Now I would like you to think of the time you started to work for your current (most recent) employer. Did you leave your previous job because you felt your current (most recent) job was better in some way?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
If Yes to question A27b ASK A28
qc_A27_b == 1

SHOW CARD AG. As far as you can remember, what were your reasons for starting work with this employer? Please choose from this card. PROBE: Any others?

CODE ALL THAT APPLY

1
It was easy to travel to
2
It was a promotion
3
It had better career prospects
4
It was well paid
5
The work was interesting or challenging
6
It had good conditions of employment
7
It had creche/child care/nursery facilities
8
It was less stressful
9
I had to move to a different area (eg. spouse moved jobs)
10
It was well suited to my qualifications
11
Other reason (WRITE IN):
Other
SELF EMPLOYMENT
IF SELF-EMPLOYED (CODE 2 AT A5a)
qc_A5a == 2

You said you are (were) self-employed in this job. Does that mean that you run (ran) your own firm, or do (did) you simply work for other people on a self-employed basis?

1
Own firm
2
Work(ed) for others
3
Both
4
Other EXPLAIN)
8
Can't say
Other

Do (did) you have other working for you (just before you stopped being self-employed)? IF YES: How many? WRITE IN:

None = 0000

How many

What do (did) you make or do at the place you usually work(ed)?

WRITE IN:

Generic text

Where do (did) you operate the business from (just before you stopped being self-employed)?

1
Home
2
Separate business premises
3
Mobile (stall or van)
4
Client's/customer's premises
5
Other (WRITE IN):
Other

SHOW CARD AH. If you were to sell (had sold) the business as a going concern (just before you stopped being self-employed), how much do you think you would get (have got) for it before repaying any outstanding loans or business mortgages? Please say which letter applies.

Include value of any 'goodwill'

1
Nothing C
2
Up to £10,000 F
3
£10,001-£50,000 B
4
£50,001-£100,000 A
5
£100,001-£250,000 H
6
£250,001-£500,000 E
7
Over £500,000 D
98
(Can't say)
97
(Refused)
If Up to £10,000 F, £10,001-£50,000 B, £50, 001-£100, 000 A, £100,001-£250,000 H, £250,001-£500,000 E, Over £500,000 D, (Can't say) or (Refused) to question A31 ASK A32
(qc_A31 >= 2 && qc_A31 <= 7) || qc_A31 == 98 || qc_A31 == 97

SHOW CARD AH. And how much do you think you would get (have got) after repaying any outstanding loans or business mortgages? Please say which letter applies.

Include value of any 'goodwill'

1
Nothing C
2
Up to £10,000 F
3
£10,001-£50,000 B
4
£50,001-£100,000 A
5
£100,001-£250,000 H
6
£250,001-£500,000 E
7
Over £500,000 D
98
(Can't say)
97
(Refused)

SHOW CARD AI. About how much a week do (did) you take out of the business for your own use before tax and other deductions (just before you stopped being self-employed)? Please say which letter applies.

1
Nothing C
2
Up to £50 a week C
3
£51 - £100 a week B
4
£101 - £200 a week A
5
£201 - £300 a week H
6
£301 - £500 a week E
7
£501 - £1000 a week F
8
Over £1000 a week D
98
(Can't say)
97
(Refused)

In your work do (did) you use a computer or word processor with a TV type screen (usually known as a VDU)?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
If Yes to question A34 ASK A35a)
qc_A34 == 1

SHOW CARD AE. Roughly how often do (did) you use one?

1
Every day
2
3 or 4 times a week
3
Once or twice a week
4
Once a fortnight
5
Less often
8
(Can't say)

On the days you are (were) using such a computer, how many hours do (did) you typically spend in front of it with the screen switched on? WRITE IN HOURS:

Under 1/2 hr = 00 1/2 hour = 01 Can't say = 98

Hours in day
PREVIOUS JOBS
IF EMPLOYEE OR SELF-EMPLOYED
qc_A5_a == 1|| qc_A5_a == 2

How many jobs of a month or more has respondent had since March 1981?

INTERVIEWER CHECK A1b), A2a) AND A3a):

1
One
2
Two or more
If Two or more to question A36 ASK A37a)
qc_A36 == 2
So far you have told me about your current (most recent) job. Now I would like you to tell me about the job lasting a month or more that you did before that one.

What was the name or title of that job at the time you left it?

WRITE IN:

Generic text

What kind of work did you do most of the time? IF RELEVANT: What materials or equipment did you use?

WRITE IN:

Generic text

What are (were) the minimum qualifications or training that you need(ed) for that job?

WRITE IN:

Generic text

Were you an employee or self-employed?

1
Employee
2
Self-employed
EMPLOYEES
If Employee to question A38b ASK A38c)
qc_A38_b == 1

Can I check, were you an agency temp, or was it an ordinary job?

1
Agency temp
2
Ordinary job

Did you supervise other people's work just before you left the job? IF YES: How many? WRITE IN:

None = 0000

How many

What did your employer make or do at the place where you usually worked? WRITE IN:

Generic text

SHOW CARD AB. Which of the types of organisation on this card did you work for in this job?

1
Private firm or company
2
Nationalised industry/public corporation
3
Local Authority/Local Education Authority
4
Health Authority/hospital
5
Central Government/Civil Service
6
Charity or trust
7
Other (SPECIFY)
Other

Including yourself, about how many people worked at the place you worked at or from? IF NECESSARY: Just before you left.

Place where worked = whole establishment not just department worked in

1
1-10
2
11-25
3
26-99
4
100-499
5
500+
8
Can't say

Now I would like to ask about the pay you got in this job. Just before you left it, what was your usual take home pay after all deductions for tax, national insurance, union dues, pensions and so on, but including overtime, bonuses, commission or tips? WRITE IN: £ ... OR CODE:

PROBE FOR BEST ESTIMATE

How many
999996
No usual pay
999997
Refused
999998
Can't say
If not NULL to question A40a ASK A40b)
qc_A40_a != NULL

How long a period did that pay cover?

1
1 week
2
Fortnight
3
Four weeks
4
Calendar month
5
Year
6
Other (WRITE IN)
Other
If Refused or Can't say or not NULL to question A40a GO TO A41a)
qc_A40_a == 999997 || qc_A40_a == 999998 || qc_A40_a != NULL

And what was your usual gross pay before deductions? WRITE IN: £

PROBE FOR BEST ESTIMATE

How many
999997
Refused
999998
Can't say
If not NULL to question A41a ASK A41b)
qc_A41_a != NULL

How long a period did that pay cover?

1
1 week
2
Fortnight
3
Four weeks
4
Calendar month
5
Year
6
Other (WRITE IN)
Other
If Refused or Can't say to question A41a GO TO A41c)
qc_A41_a == 999997 || qc_A41_a == 999998

How many hours a week did you usually work for that pay, excluding meal breaks but including paid overtime? WRITE IN:

Can't say = 98

Hours in week
NOTE: - Only include hours on call if paid for - Teachers: term time hours
IF NO USUAL PAY
qc_A40_a == 999996

How many hours a week did you usually work excluding meal breaks but including paid overtime? WRITE IN:

Can't say = 98

Hours in week
See note at A41c)
IF 2 OR MORE JOBS SINCE MARCH 1981

SHOW CARD AF. What was the main reason you left this job? Please show me on this card.

CODE ONE ONLY

1
It was a fixed term or temporary job
2
You were made redundant
3
You were dismissed
4
You were pregnant
5
For other health reasons
6
You decided to leave yourself
7
Other reason
If You were made redundant to question A43a ASK A43b)
qc_A43_a == 2

Did you receive any redundancy pay?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question A43b ASK A43c)
qc_A43_b == 1

How much redundancy pay did you receive? WRITE IN: £

Refused = 999997 Can't say = 999998

How many

Were you made redundant because your employer ... READ OUT ...

1
... went out of existence
2
closed down the place or department where you worked,
3
or, was it for some other reason?
IF MADE REDUNDANT FOR OTHER REASONS/DISMISSED
qc_A43_a == 3 || qc_A43_d == 3

Why were you made redundant (dismissed)?

PROBE FULLY AND RECORD VERBATIM IN SPACE BELOW

Generic text
NOW GO TO A51a)
IF DECIDED TO LEAVE
qc_A43_a == 6

Why did you decide to leave?

PROBE FULLY AND RECORD VERBATIM IN SPACE BELOW

Long text
NOW GO TO A51a)
IF OTHER REASON
qc_A43_a == 7

What was the reason?

PROBE FULLY AND RECORD VERBATIM IN SPACE BELOW

Long text
NOW GO TO A51a)
PREVIOUS SELF-EMPLOYMENT
IF SELF-EMPLOYED IN JOB BEFORE CURRENT/MOST RECENT ONE
qc_A38_b == 2

Did you have others working for you just before you stopped being self-employed? IF YES: How many? WRITE IN:

None = 0000

How many

What did you make or do at the place where you usually worked?

WRITE IN:

Generic text

Where did you operate the business from before you stopped being self-employed?

CODE ONE ONLY

1
Home
2
Separate business premises
3
Mobile van or stall
4
Client's/customer's premises
5
Other (WRITE IN):
Other

Why did this period of self-employment end?

PROBE FULLY AND RECORD VERBATIM.

Long text

SHOW CARD AI. About how much a week did you take out of the business for your own use before tax and other deductions, just before you stopped being self-employed? Please say which letter applies

1
Nothing C
2
Up to £50 a week G
3
£51 - £100 a week B
4
£101 - £200 a week A
5
£201 - £300 a week H
6
£301 - £500 a week E
7
£501 - £1000 a week F
8
Over £1000 a week D
98
Can't say
BANKRUPTCY
IF NO JOB OR 1 JOB ONLY, OR 2 OR MORE JOBS AND NOT SELF-EMPLOYED IN JOB BEFORE CURRENT/MOST RECENT ONE
qc_A2_a == 2 || qc_A3_a == '1' || (qc_A3_a >= '2' && qc_A38_b != 2)

INTERVIEWER CHECK A5a):

1
Self-employed in current/most recent job
2
All others (including A5a not asked)
ALL NOT SELF-EMPLOYED IN LAST 2 JOBS
qc_A51_a == 2

Can I check, have you ever been self-employed?

Including periods lasting under a month

1
Yes
2
No
IF EVER SELF-EMPLOYED
(qc_A50 >= 1 && qc_A50 <= 98) || qc_A51_a == 1 || qc_A51_b == 1

Have you ever been declared bankrupt?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
If Yes to question A52 ASK A53
qc_A52 == 1
When did this happen? RECORD DATE(S) DECLARED BANKRUPT BELOW

Can't say = 98

ENTER MONTH: AND YEAR:
MonthYearMonthYear MonthYearMonthYear
1st Bankruptcy
2nd Bankruptcy
3rd Bankruptcy
ALL

INTERVIEWER CHECK A1b), A2a) AND A3a):

1
3 or more jobs lasting a month or more
2
Others
IF 3 OR MORE JOBS
qc_A54 == 1
_jobs < 10 _jobs < 10
Now I'd like you to think of the other job(s) lasting a month or more you have had since March 1981.
REFER TO 'YOUR LIFE' PAGES 13-15. COMPLETE GRID BELOW FOR EACH JOB LASTING A MONTH OR MORE SINCE MARCH 1981 APART FROM THE LAST TWO. START BY ENTERING 'YOUR LIFE' JOB NUMBER FOR EACH JOB SINCE MARCH 1981. MAKE SURE RESPONDENT KNOWS WHICH JOB YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT.

ENTER JOB NO. FROM 'YOUR LIFE':

Job Number

SHOW CARD AB. Which of the types of organisation on this card did you work for?

1
Private firm or company
2
Nationalised industry/public corporation
3
Local Authority/Local Education Authority
4
Health Authority/hospital
5
Central Government/Civil Service
6
Charity or trust
7
Other

SHOW CARD AF. What was the main reason you left this job? Please show me on the card.

CODE ONE ONLY

1
It was a fixed term or temporary job
2
You were made redundant
3
You were dismissed
4
You were pregnant
5
For other health reasons
6
You decided to leave yourself
7
Other reason
FOR EACH JOB MADE REDUNDANT OR DISMISSED FROM (CODE 2 OR 3 AT A55c) ASK:
qc_A55_c == 2 || qc_A55_c == 3
Why were you made redundant (dismissed) from this job?

PROBE FULLY. RECORD VERBATIM. CONTINUE ON NEXT PAGE IF NECESSARY.

-
Generic text
1ST JOB MADE REDUNDANT/DISMISSED FROM
2ND JOB MADE REDUNDANT/DISMISSED FROM
3RD JOB MADE REDUNDANT/DISMISSED FROM
4TH JOB MADE REDUNDANT/DISMISSED FROM
5TH JOB MADE REDUNDANT/DISMISSED FROM
6TH JOB MADE REDUNDANT/DISMISSED FROM
7TH JOB MADE REDUNDANT/DISMISSED FROM
8TH JOB MADE REDUNDANT/DISMISSED FROM
UNEMPLOYMENT
ALL

INTERVIEWER CHECK A1a) AND RECORD:

1
Currently unemployed and seeking work
2
Others
If Currently unemployed and seeking work to question A56a ASK A56b)
qc_A56_a == 1

Including your current period of unemployment, how many times have you been unemployed and seeking work for a month or more since March 1981? IF NECESSARY: Including any period of unemployment that lasted a month or more in March 1981 WRITE IN NUMBER:

None = 00 Can't say = 98

How many
Include current unemployment even if less than 1 month. Exclude periods of unemployment during vacations from full-time education courses
CHECK: 'YOUR LIFE', PAGES 17-19. CHECK THE FIGURE FOR NUMBER OF PERIODS OF UNEMPLOYMENT FROM A56b) AGREES WITH NUMBER ON 'YOUR LIFE' (PAGES 17-19, Q.c) CODE 1). RESOLVE ANY DISCREPANCY AND AMEND ACCORDINGLY.

Are you currently signing on?

1
Yes
2
No
Now GO TO A58a)
IF NOT CURRENTLY UNEMPLOYED AND SEEKING WORK
qc_A56_a == 2

Have you been unemployed and seeking work for any period of a month or more since March 1981? IF NECESSARY: Including a period of unemployment of a month or more in March 1981.

Exclude periods of unemployment vacations from full-time educations courses

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
If Yes to question A57a ASK A57b)
qc_A57_a == 1

How many times? See note at A57a) WRITE IN NUMBER:

None = 00 Can't say = 98

How many
CHECK 'YOUR LIFE', PAGES 17-19. CHECK THE FIGURE FOR NUMBER OF PERIODS OF UNEMPLOYMENT FROM A57b) AGREES WITH THE NUMBER ON 'YOUR LIFE' (PAGES 17-19, Q.c), CODE 1). RESOLVE ANY DISCREPANCY AND AMEND ACCORDINGLY.
If Currently unemployed and seeking work to question A56a or Yes to question A57a NOW GO TO A58a)
qc_A56_a == 1 || qc_A57_a == 1
ASK A58a) TO A60b) ABOUT CURRENT/MOST RECENT SPELL OF UNEMPLOYMENT AND, IF RELEVANT, NEXT MOST RECENT SPELL LASTING A MONTH OR MORE, STARTING WITH CURRENT/MOST RECENT.
NOTE: Ask about current unemployment even if under 1 month
RECORD FROM 'YOUR LIFE' OR ASK:
_unemployment < 2 _unemployment < 2

Date period of unemployment started: WRITE IN: Month ... Year

Can't say = 98

Month
Year

Date period of unemployment ended: WRITE IN: Month ... Year

Still unemployed = 97 Can't say = 98

Month
Year

CURRENT: SHOW CARD AJ. I'd like you to think about your current period of unemployment which started on ... DATE AT A58a). How did you come to be unemployed at this time?

CODE ONE ONLY

1
Fixed term or temporary job ended
2
You were made redundant
3
You were dismissed from a job
4
You left because you were pregnant
5
You left a job for health reasons
6
You decided to leave a job yourself
7
You left a period of self-employment
8
You couldn't get a job after leaving full-time education
9
You became unemployed for another reason
98
(Can't say)

NOT CURRENT: SHOW CARD AJ. I'd like you to think about the period of unemployment that started on ... DATE AT A58a) and finished on ... DATE AT A58b). How did you come to be unemployed this time?

CODE ONE ONLY

1
Fixed term or temporary job ended
2
You were made redundant
3
You were dismissed from a job
4
You left because you were pregnant
5
You left a job for health reasons
6
You decided to leave a job yourself
7
You left a period of self-employment
8
You couldn't get a job after leaving full-time education
9
You became unemployed for another reason
98
(Can't say)
_unemployment < 2 _unemployment < 2

Have you been signing on for (Did you sign on for) ... READ OUT ...

1
... the whole of this period,
2
part of it,
3
or, none of it?
8
(Can't say)
If part of it, to question A58d ASK A59
qc_A58_d == 2

For how long have you been signing on (did you sign on)? WRITE IN: Weeks ... OR Months ... OR CODE:

How many
98
Can't say

SHOW CARD AK At the beginning of this period of unemployment, what sources of income did you have? Please choose from this card?

CODE ALL THAT APPLY

1
Unemployment Benefit
2
Supplementary benefit/Income Support
3
Housing Benefit
4
Child Benefit
5
Other benefit or allowance
6
Partner's income
7
Maintenance payments
8
Regular payment from other relatives
9
Rent from boarders/lodgers/tenants
10
Payment from odd jobs/casual work
11
Redundancy pay
12
Pension from previous employer
13
Savings
14
Other (SPECIFY)
98
(Can't say)
Other
IF 2 OR MORE RINGED AT A60a), ASK A60b). OTHERS GO TO NEXT PERIOD OR A61a).

SHOW CARD AK. And which of these was your main source of income?

CODE ONE ONLY

1
Unemployment Benefit
2
Supplementary benefit/Income Support
3
Housing Benefit
4
Child Benefit
5
Other benefit or allowance
6
Partner's income
7
Maintenance payments
8
Regular payment from other relatives
9
Rent from boarders/lodgers/tenants
10
Payment from odd jobs/casual work
11
Redundancy pay
12
Pension from previous employer
13
Savings
14
Other (SPECIFY)
98
(Can't say)
Other
OTHER PAID WORK
ALL

INTERVIEWER CHECK A1a):

1
Currently in paid work (CODE 01 - 04)
2
Not in paid work
If Currently in paid work (CODE 01 - 04) to question A61a ASK A61b)
qc_A61_a == 1

You have already told me about income from your current job. Do you receive any regular income from any other paid work at all - I mean from odd jobs, casual work and so on?

1
Yes
2
No
IF NOT IN WORK
qc_A61_a == 2

Do you receive any regular income from paid work at all - I mean from odd jobs, casual work and so on?

1
Yes
2
No
IF YES AT A61b) OR A61c)
qc_A61_b == 1 || qc_A61_c == 1

After tax and any other deductions, how much take-home pay do you usually get per week for this (other) work? WRITE IN £ PER WEEK:

Refused = 9997 Can't say - 9998

How many

How many hours a week do you usually work for that pay, excluding meal breaks, but including paid overtime? WRITE IN HOURS:

Can't say = 98

Hours in week

In this work are you an employee or self-employed?

1
Employee
2
Self-employed
3
Both
ALL

INTERVIEWER CHECK: 'YOUR LIFE', PAGES 5-7

1
Respondent currently married/living as married
2
All others
PARTNER'S JOB
If Respondent currently married/living as married to question A62 ASK A63
qc_A62 == 1

Now I'd like to ask you a few questions about your husband/wife/partner. Firstly, how old was your husband/wife/partner when he/she finally left his/her full-time education?

If left and re-entered, code age last left

1
Under 16
2
16
3
17
4
18
5
19
6
20-23
7
24+
8
Still in full-time education
98
Can't say
If Under 16, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20-23, 24+ or Can't say to question A63 ASK A64
(qc_A63 >= 1 && qc_A63 <= 7) || qc_A63 == 98

SHOWCARD AL. Which of the things on this card shows what he/she is currently doing?

CODE ONE ONLY MAIN ACTIVITY

1
Full-time paid employeee (30+ hours a week)
2
Part-time paid employee (under 30 hours a week)
3
Full-time self-employed
4
Part-time self-employed
5
Unemployed and seeking work
6
Temporarily sick/disabled (up to 6 months)
7
Permanently sick/disabled
8
Wholly retired
9
Looking after home/family
10
Other (PLEASE SPECIFY)
Other
If Still in full-time education to question A63 or Unemployed and seeking work, Temporarily sick/disabled (up to 6 months), Permanently sick/disabled, Wholly retired, Looking after home/family or Other (PLEASE SPECIFY) to question A64 GO TO A65
qc_A63 == 8 || (qc_A64 >= 5 && qc_A64 <= 10)

Has he/she had any job or worked as a self-employed person for a month or more in the last 3 months, apart from in vacation jobs?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Don't know
IF JOB NOW OR IN LAST 3 MONTHS
(qc_A64 >= 1 && qc_A64 <= 4) || qc_A65 == 1

What is (was) the name or title of his (her) present (last) job?

WRITE IN:

Generic text

What kind of work does (did) he (she) do most of the time? IF NECESSARY: What materials or equipment does (did) he (she) use?

WRITE IN:

Generic text

Is (was) he (she) ... READ OUT UNTIL 'YES' ...

CODE IF KNOWN OTHERWISE ASK.

1
... an ordinary employee,
2
working as a temp for an agency,
3
or self-employed?
8
(Don't know)
If or self-employed? to question A66c ASK A66d)
qc_A66_c == 3

Does (did) he (she) employ any other people? IF YES: How many:

1
None
2
1-24
3
25+
8
Don't know

Does (did) he (she) receive an income on a regular basis for this work?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Don't know
IF EMPLOYEE
qc_A66_c == 1 || qc_A66_c == 8

What did (does) his (her) employer make or do at the place where he (she) usually works (worked)? WRITE IN:

Generic text

How many people are (were) employed by his (her) employer where he (she) works (worked)?

1
1-24
2
25+
8
Don't know
IF EMPLOYEE OR TEMP
qc_A66_c == 2

What were the minimum qualifications/training that were needed for the job?

WRITE IN:

Generic text

Does (did) he (she) have any management responsibilities or does (did) he (she) supervise the work of other people at all?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Don't know
If Yes to question A68b ASK A68c)
qc_A68_b == 1

How many people does (did) he (she) manage or supervise? WRITE IN:

Can't say = 9998

How many
IF JOB AND REGULAR INCOME
qc_A66_e == 1 || qc_A68_b == 2 || qc_A68_b == 8

What is (was) his (her) usual take home pay, after all deductions for tax, and National Insurance, union dues, pension and so on, but including any overtime, bonuses, commission or tips? PROBE FOR BEST ESTIMATE WRITE IN: £

No usual amount = 999996 Refused = 999997 Don't know = 999998

How many

How long a period does (did) that pay cover?

1
1 week
2
Fortnight
3
Four weeks
4
A calendar month
5
Year
6
Other (WRITE IN)
Other
INTERVIEWER TO COMPLETE:

Was husband/wife/partner present for A63-A69?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question A70a COMPLETE A70b)
qc_A70_a == 1

Who answered A63 to A69?

1
Cohort member only
2
Husband/wife/partner only
3
Both
NOW GO TO SECTION B PAGE 22
SECTION B: EDUCATION AND TRAINING
COURSES FOR QUALIFICATIONS
Now I would like to ask you about your education and training.

Since March 1981 have you been on any courses that were meant to lead to qualifications?

NOTE: - Include all courses since March 1981 even if started before then - Include courses meant to lead to qualifications, even if these were not obtained

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
If Yes to question B1a ASK B1b)
qc_B1_a == 1

How many courses that were designed to lead to qualifications, have you been on since March 1981? WRITE IN NO. OF COURSES:

Can't say = 98

How many
See note at B1a) ALSO: A course may lead to more than one qualification - see instructions for clarification
NOTE: If doing a course leading to more than one '0', 'A' level or GCSE count as one course only.

Since March 1981 have you been on any ACCESS courses?

NOTE: Include access course since March 1981 even if started before then.

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
If Yes to question B2a ASK B2b)
qc_B2_a == 1

How many? WRITE IN NO. OF ACCESS COURSES:

Can't say = 98

How many
If No or Can't say to question B2a GO TO B3
qc_B2_a == 2 || qc_B2_a == 8

INTERVIEWER CHECK B1a):

1
Yes at B1a)
2
Others
IF Yes to question B2a or Yes at B1a) to question B3 ASK B4a)
qc_B2_a == 1 || qc_B3 == 1
ASK B4a) TO B9e) ABOUT COURSES DESIGNED TO LEAD TO QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCESS COURSES SINCE MARCH 1981. IF MORE THAN 2 COURSES, IDENTIFY THE TWO DESIGNED TO LEAD TO THE TWO HIGHEST QUALIFICATIONS, THEN ASK B4a)-B9e) ABOUT BOTH, STARTING WITH THE HIGHEST. (COURSES LEADING TO QUALIFICATIONS ALWAYS TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER ACCESS COURSES)
_qualification < 2 _qualification < 2

When did this course start? WRITE IN MONTH AND YEAR Month: ... Year:

Can't say = 98

Month
Year

How long altogether was the course supposed to last? IF NECESSARY: I mean, in order to complete it? ENTER: Years ... Months ... Weeks ... OR CODE:

NOTE: code elapsed time even if course part-time

Years Months Weeks
0
Under one week
97
No fixed length
98
Can't say

Did you start this course mainly because you needed it for the job you were doing or taking up at the time, because you thought it would lead to a better job later, or mainly for another reason?

1
Needed for job at the time
2
Better job
3
Another reason
8
Can't say
IF ANOTHER REASON (CODE 3 AT B4c)
qc_B4_c == 3

What reason?

PROBE FULLY. RECORD VERBATIM

Generic text

What was the name of this course? PROBE: What were the main subjects that you studied?

WRITE IN FULL DETAILS

Generic text

SHOW CARD BA. Where did you take this course? Please show me on this card.

CODE ONE ONLY

1
Technical College
2
Teacher Training College, College of Education or College of Higher Education
3
Further Education College
4
Tertiary College
5
Institute of Higher Education
6
Polytechnic or Scottish Central Institution
7
University/Open University
8
Adult Education Centre/School
9
Government Skill Centre
10
Private or Commercial College
11
Your employer's premises
12
Other (GIVE DETAILS)
98
(Can't say)
Other

Was it a full-time or part-time course?

PROBE TO CLARIFY.

1
Full-time
2
Part-time
8
Can't say

SHOW CARD BB. Which qualification was the course meant to lead to? WRITE IN CODE NUMBERS FROM CARD FOR ALL QUALS COURSE LED TO: Qual 1:

Can't say = 98

Code number

SHOW CARD BB. Which qualification was the course meant to lead to? WRITE IN CODE NUMBERS FROM CARD FOR ALL QUALS COURSE LED TO: Qual 2:

Can't say = 98

Code number

SHOW CARD BB. Which qualification was the course meant to lead to? WRITE IN CODE NUMBERS FROM CARD FOR ALL QUALS COURSE LED TO: Qual 3:

Can't say = 98

Code number

Did you obtain any qualifications from this course?

1
Yes
2
Awaiting results
3
Still studying
8
No
If Yes to question B5e go to B5f)
qc_B5_e == 1

SHOW CARD BC. Which qualifications? WRITE IN CODE NUMBERS FROM CARD FOR ALL QUALS OBTAINED FROM COURSE: Qual 1:

Can't say = 98

Code number

SHOW CARD BC. Which qualifications? WRITE IN CODE NUMBERS FROM CARD FOR ALL QUALS OBTAINED FROM COURSE: Qual 2:

Can't say = 98

Code number

SHOW CARD BC. Which qualifications? WRITE IN CODE NUMBERS FROM CARD FOR ALL QUALS OBTAINED FROM COURSE: Qual 3:

Can't say = 98

Code number

SHOW CARD BD. Can I check, was this course one of the government schemes on this card?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
If Yes to question B6a go to B6b)
qc_B6_a == 1

SHOW CARD BD. Which one? WRITE IN SCHEME CODE NO. FROM CARD Scheme code no.:

Can't say = 98

Code number

Did you have to pay any of the fees for this course?

If relative/friend paid code 'yes'

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say

Was the course provided by your employer at the time?

1
Yes
2
No
3
No employer at the time
8
Can't say
If No or Can't say to question B7b go to B7c)
qc_B7_b == 2 || qc_B7_b == 8

Were any of the fees paid by your employer at the time?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say

Did you complete this course, or did you leave it early?

1
Completed it
2
Left early
3
Still on course
If Left early to question B8a go to B8b)
qc_B8_a == 2

Why didn't you complete this course?

PROBE FULLY. RECORD VERBATIM

Generic text
If Completed it or Left early to question B8a go to B9a)
qc_B8_a == 1 || qc_B8_a == 2

Can I check, have you started any job since you left this course?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Unsure
If Yes to question B9a go to B9b)
qc_B9_a == 1

INTERVIEWER CHECK B8a):

1
Completed course (CODE 1)
2
Others
If Completed course (Code 1) to question B9b go to B9c)
qc_B9_b == 1

Was completing this course an entry requirement for any job you have done since?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
If Others to question B9b or No or Can't say to question B9c go to B9d)
qc_B9_b == 2 || qc_B9_c == 2 || qc_B9_c == 8

Do you think that being on this course helped you get any job since?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say

Looking back how satisfied or dissatisfied do you feel with your experience of the course? ... READ OUT ...

1
Very satisfied,
2
Satisfied,
3
Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied,
4
Dissatisfied,
5
or, Very dissatisfied
WORK RELATED TRAINING COURSES
ASK ALL
I'd like to ask you a bit about work related training courses.

Since March 1981 have you been on any training courses designed to help you develop skills that you might use in a job (apart from any courses you have already told me about)?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
If Yes to question B10 ASK B11a)
qc_B10 == 1

Did any of those training courses last at least 3 days in total? IF NECESSARY: even if you didn't stay on them for all that time.

NOTE: 2+ courses that form a single training programme/aim at a single qual. count as one training course

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
If Yes to question B11a ASK B11b)
qc_B11_a == 1

How many training courses lasting at least 3 days have you started since March 1981? IF NECESSARY PROBE FOR ESTIMATE WRITE IN:

Can't say = 98

How many
See note at B11a)
IF ANY TRAINING COURSES LASTING 3 DAYS (CODE 1 AT B11a)
ASK B12a) TO B20b) SEPARATELY OF UP TO 3 COURSES. IF ATTENDED 4+, ASK FOR 3 ATTENDED MOST RECENTLY
_course < && (_course <= qc_B11_b) && (_course <=3) _course < && (_course <= qc_B11_b) && (_course <=3)

When did this training course start? WRITE IN MONTH AND YEAR month: ... year:

Can't say = 98

Month
Year

How long altogether was the course supposed to last? IF NECESSARY: I mean, in order to complete it? ENTER: Years ... Months ... Weeks ... OR CODE:

NOTE: code elapsed time even if course part-time

Years Months Weeks
0
Under one week
97
No fixed length
98
Can't say

Did you start this course mainly because you needed it for the job you were doing or taking up at the time, because you thought it would lead to a better job later, or mainly for another reason?

1
Needed for job at the time
2
Better job
3
Another reason
8
Can't say
IF ANOTHER REASON (CODE 3 AT B12c)
qc_B12_c == 3

What reason?

PROBE FULLY. RECORD VERBATIM

Generic text

What was the name of this course? PROBE: What were the main subjects that you studied?

WRITE IN FULL DETAILS

Generic text

SHOW CARD BA. Where did you take this course? Please show me on this card.

CODE ONE ONLY

1
Technical College
2
Teacher Training College, College of Education or College of Higher Education
3
Further Education College
4
Tertiary College
5
Institute of Higher Education
6
Polytechnic or Scottish Central Institution
7
University/Open University
8
Adult Education Centre/School
9
Government Skill Centre
10
Private or Commercial College
11
Your employer's premises
12
Other (GIVE DETAILS)
98
(Can't say)
Other

Was it a full-time or part-time course?

PROBE TO CLARIFY.

1
Full-time
2
Part-time
8
Can't say

Was the course meant to lead to a qualification of any kind?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
If Yes to question B13d go to B13e)
qc_B13_d == 1

SHOW CARD BB. Which qualification was the course meant to lead to? WRITE IN CODE NUMBERS FROM CARD FOR ALL QUALS. COURSE LED TO Qual 1:

Can't say = 98

Code number

SHOW CARD BB. Which qualification was the course meant to lead to? WRITE IN CODE NUMBERS FROM CARD FOR ALL QUALS. COURSE LED TO Qual 2:

Can't say = 98

Code number

SHOW CARD BB. Which qualification was the course meant to lead to? WRITE IN CODE NUMBERS FROM CARD FOR ALL QUALS. COURSE LED TO Qual 3:

Can't say = 98

Code number

Did you obtain any qualifications from this course?

1
Yes
2
Awaiting results
3
Still studying
8
No
If Yes to question B14a go to B14b)
qc_B14_a == 1

SHOW CARD BC. Which qualifications? WRITE IN CODE NUMBERS FROM CARD FOR ALL QUALS OBTAINED FROM COURSE Qual 1:

Can't say = 98

Code number

SHOW CARD BC. Which qualifications? WRITE IN CODE NUMBERS FROM CARD FOR ALL QUALS OBTAINED FROM COURSE Qual 2:

Can't say = 98

Code number

SHOW CARD BC. Which qualifications? WRITE IN CODE NUMBERS FROM CARD FOR ALL QUALS OBTAINED FROM COURSE Qual 3:

Can't say = 98

Code number

SHOW CARD BD. Can I check, was this training course one of the government schemes on this card?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
If Yes to question B15a go to B15b)
qc_B15_a == 1

SHOW CARD BD. Which one? WRITE IN SCHEME CODE NO. FROM CARD Scheme code no.:

Can't say = 98

Code number

Did you have to pay any of the fees for this course?

If relative/friend paid code yes

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say

Was the course provided by your employer at the time?

1
Yes
2
No
3
No employer at the time
8
Can't say
If No or Can't say to question B16b go to B16c))
qc_B16_b == 2 || qc_B16_b == 8

Were any of the fees paid by your employer at the time?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say

Did you complete this course, or did you leave it early?

1
Completed it
2
Left early
3
Still on course
If Left early to question B17a go to B17b)
qc_B17_a == 2

Why didn't you complete this course?

PROBE FULLY. RECORD VERBATIM

Long text
If Completed it or Left early to question B17a go to B18a)
qc_B17_a == 1 || qc_B17_a == 2

Can I check, have you started any job since you left this course?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Unsure
If Yes to question B18a Go to B18b)
qc_B18_a == 1

INTERVIEWER CHECK B17a):

1
Completed course (CODE 1)
2
Others
If Completed course (CODE 1) to question B18b go to B18c)
qc_B18_b == 1

Was completing this course an entry requirement for any job you have started since?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
If Others to question B18b or No or Can't say to question B18c go to B18d)
qc_B18_b == 2 || qc_B18_c == 2 || qc_B18_c == 8

Do you think that being on this course helped you get any job since?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say

How much have you used the skills you gained from the course in the job(s) you have started since? Have you used these skills ... READ OUT ...

1
... most or all of the time,
2
some of the time,
3
hardly ever,
4
or, never?
ASK ALL

Looking back how satisfied or dissatisfied do you feel with your experience of the course? ... READ OUT ...

1
Very satisfied,
2
Satisfied,
3
Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied,
4
Dissatisfied,
5
or, Very dissatisfied
INTERVIEWER CHECK B11B)
Has respondent done any more courses? If so repeat B12a) to B20b) for next most recent course until details obtained for 3 courses.
OTHER COURSES
ASK ALL

I'd like to ask you now about any courses you may have done out of interest, such as evening classes, art classes or sports classes. Since March 1981 have you been on any of these kinds of courses where you were not aiming for a qualification and where you were not trying to improve your work skills?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question B21a ASK B21b)
qc_B21_a == 1

About how many have you been on since March 1981?

RING ONE ONLY

1
1
2
2-3
3
4-5
4
6-10
5
11+
8
Can't say

What subjects have you studied on this course (these courses)? PROBE: Any others?

RECORD SUBJECTS

Long text

SHOW CARD BC. So far I have asked you about courses you have done since March 1981. Now, could you help us check our records are complete by showing me on this card all the qualifications you have obtained in your life (including any you have just told me about). EVER

CODE ALL THAT APPLY AT (a). IF NONE AT (a), RING CODE 37 AND GO TO B23a)

37
NONE
1
CSE, GCE, 'O' AND 'A' LEVEL, GCSE, SCOTTISH 'O', 'H', AND STANDARD GRADES: CSE - grade 2-5
2
CSE, GCE, 'O' AND 'A' LEVEL, GCSE, SCOTTISH 'O', 'H', AND STANDARD GRADES: CSE - grade 1
3
CSE, GCE, 'O' AND 'A' LEVEL, GCSE, SCOTTISH 'O', 'H', AND STANDARD GRADES: GCE '0' Level – passes or grades A-C
4
CSE, GCE, 'O' AND 'A' LEVEL, GCSE, SCOTTISH 'O', 'H', AND STANDARD GRADES: General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) grades A-C
5
CSE, GCE, 'O' AND 'A' LEVEL, GCSE, SCOTTISH 'O', 'H', AND STANDARD GRADES: GCE 'A' level
6
CSE, GCE, 'O' AND 'A' LEVEL, GCSE, SCOTTISH 'O', 'H', AND STANDARD GRADES: Scottish 'O' Grade – passes or grades A-C
7
CSE, GCE, 'O' AND 'A' LEVEL, GCSE, SCOTTISH 'O', 'H', AND STANDARD GRADES: Scottish Standard Grade - grades 1-3
8
CSE, GCE, 'O' AND 'A' LEVEL, GCSE, SCOTTISH 'O', 'H', AND STANDARD GRADES: Scottish Higher Grade
9
CSE, GCE, 'O' AND 'A' LEVEL, GCSE, SCOTTISH 'O', 'H', AND STANDARD GRADES: Scottish Certificate of Sixth Year Studies
10
ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS (RSA) AWARDS: RSA - Stage 1
11
ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS (RSA) AWARDS: RSA - Stage 2
12
ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS (RSA) AWARDS: RSA - Stage 3
13
CITY AND GUILDS AND REGIONAL EXAMINING BOARD CERTIFICATES: Operative
14
CITY AND GUILDS AND REGIONAL EXAMINING BOARD CERTIFICATES: Craft/Intermediate/Ordinary/Part I
15
CITY AND GUILDS AND REGIONAL EXAMINING BOARD CERTIFICATES: Advanced/Final/Part II or III
16
CITY AND GUILDS AND REGIONAL EXAMINING BOARD CERTIFICATES: Full Technological (FTC)
17
CITY AND GUILDS AND REGIONAL EXAMINING BOARD CERTIFICATES: Other City and Guilds (SPECIFY)
18
CITY AND GUILDS AND REGIONAL EXAMINING BOARD CERTIFICATES: City and Guilds - can't say which
19
CITY AND GUILDS AND REGIONAL EXAMINING BOARD CERTIFICATES: Insignia Award in Technology (CGIA)
20
JOINT INDUSTRY BOARD (JIB), NATIONAL JOINT COUNCIL (JNC) and OTHER AWARDS: JIB/NJC or other Craft/Technician certificate
21
NATIONAL DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES: ONC/OND (OR SNC/SND)
22
NATIONAL DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES: HNC/HND (or SHNC/SHND)
23
TEC/BEC/BTEC/SCOTEC/SCOTBEC/SCOTVEC AWARDS: TEC/BEC/BTEC (or SCOTEC/SCOTBEC/SCOTVEC) National/General Certificate or Diploma
24
TEC/BEC/BTEC/SCOTEC/SCOTBEC/SCOTVEC AWARDS: TEC/BEC/BTEC (or SCOTEC/SCOTBEC/SCOTVEC) Higher or Higher National Certificate or Diploma
25
OTHER TECHNICAL OR BUSINESS QUALIFICATIONS: Other technical or business qualifications - including HGV, PSV etc
26
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS including NURSING: Full professional qualification - membership awarded by professional institution
27
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS including NURSING: Part of a professional qualifications eg. Part I of a two part course
28
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS including NURSING: Nursing qualifications - including Nursery Nursing (NNEB)
29
UNIVERSITY, POLYTECHNIC AND CNAA AWARDS: Polytechnic (or Central Institution) Diploma or Certificate (NOT CNAA VALIDATED)
30
UNIVERSITY, POLYTECHNIC AND CNAA AWARDS: University or CNAA Diploma or Certificate - including Dip. HE and Teacher Training College Certificate
31
UNIVERSITY, POLYTECHNIC AND CNAA AWARDS: University or CNAA First Degree - including B.Ed
32
UNIVERSITY, POLYTECHNIC AND CNAA AWARDS: University or CNAA Post Graduate Diploma
33
UNIVERSITY, POLYTECHNIC AND CNAA AWARDS: University or CNAA Higher Degree - Msc, PhD, etc
34
ANY OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Any other qualification 1
35
ANY OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Any other qualification 2
36
ANY OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Any other qualification 3
Other
Other 2
Other 3
Other 4
(WRITE IN NAME OF QUALIFICATION AND WHO ISSUES CERTIFICATE)
IF ONE OR MORE QUALIFICATIONS AT a)
qc_B22_a >= 1 && qc_B22_a <= 36

SHOW CARD BC Did you obtain this (any of these ) before March 1981? (Which ones?) BEFORE 1981

CODE ALL THAT APPLY AT (b). IF NONE AT (b), RING CODE 37 AND GO TO B23a)

37
NONE
1
CSE, GCE, 'O' AND 'A' LEVEL, GCSE, SCOTTISH 'O', 'H', AND STANDARD GRADES: CSE - grade 2-5
2
CSE, GCE, 'O' AND 'A' LEVEL, GCSE, SCOTTISH 'O', 'H', AND STANDARD GRADES: CSE - grade 1
3
CSE, GCE, 'O' AND 'A' LEVEL, GCSE, SCOTTISH 'O', 'H', AND STANDARD GRADES: GCE '0' Level – passes or grades A-C
5
CSE, GCE, 'O' AND 'A' LEVEL, GCSE, SCOTTISH 'O', 'H', AND STANDARD GRADES: GCE 'A' level
6
CSE, GCE, 'O' AND 'A' LEVEL, GCSE, SCOTTISH 'O', 'H', AND STANDARD GRADES: Scottish 'O' Grade – passes or grades A-C
8
CSE, GCE, 'O' AND 'A' LEVEL, GCSE, SCOTTISH 'O', 'H', AND STANDARD GRADES: Scottish Higher Grade
9
CSE, GCE, 'O' AND 'A' LEVEL, GCSE, SCOTTISH 'O', 'H', AND STANDARD GRADES: Scottish Certificate of Sixth Year Studies
10
ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS (RSA) AWARDS: RSA - Stage 1
11
ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS (RSA) AWARDS: RSA - Stage 2
12
ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS (RSA) AWARDS: RSA - Stage 3
13
CITY AND GUILDS AND REGIONAL EXAMINING BOARD CERTIFICATES: Operative
14
CITY AND GUILDS AND REGIONAL EXAMINING BOARD CERTIFICATES: Craft/Intermediate/Ordinary/Part I
15
CITY AND GUILDS AND REGIONAL EXAMINING BOARD CERTIFICATES: Advanced/Final/Part II or III
16
CITY AND GUILDS AND REGIONAL EXAMINING BOARD CERTIFICATES: Full Technological (FTC)
17
CITY AND GUILDS AND REGIONAL EXAMINING BOARD CERTIFICATES: Other City and Guilds (SPECIFY)
18
CITY AND GUILDS AND REGIONAL EXAMINING BOARD CERTIFICATES: City and Guilds - can't say which
19
CITY AND GUILDS AND REGIONAL EXAMINING BOARD CERTIFICATES: Insignia Award in Technology (CGIA)
20
JOINT INDUSTRY BOARD (JIB), NATIONAL JOINT COUNCIL (JNC) and OTHER AWARDS: JIB/NJC or other Craft/Technician certificate
21
NATIONAL DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES: ONC/OND (OR SNC/SND)
22
NATIONAL DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES: HNC/HND (or SHNC/SHND)
23
TEC/BEC/BTEC/SCOTEC/SCOTBEC/SCOTVEC AWARDS: TEC/BEC/BTEC (or SCOTEC/SCOTBEC/SCOTVEC) National/General Certificate or Diploma
24
TEC/BEC/BTEC/SCOTEC/SCOTBEC/SCOTVEC AWARDS: TEC/BEC/BTEC (or SCOTEC/SCOTBEC/SCOTVEC) Higher or Higher National Certificate or Diploma
25
OTHER TECHNICAL OR BUSINESS QUALIFICATIONS: Other technical or business qualifications - including HGV, PSV etc
26
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS including NURSING: Full professional qualification - membership awarded by professional institution
27
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS including NURSING: Part of a professional qualifications eg. Part I of a two part course
28
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS including NURSING: Nursing qualifications - including Nursery Nursing (NNEB)
29
UNIVERSITY, POLYTECHNIC AND CNAA AWARDS: Polytechnic (or Central Institution) Diploma or Certificate (NOT CNAA VALIDATED)
30
UNIVERSITY, POLYTECHNIC AND CNAA AWARDS: University or CNAA Diploma or Certificate - including Dip. HE and Teacher Training College Certificate
31
UNIVERSITY, POLYTECHNIC AND CNAA AWARDS: University or CNAA First Degree - including B.Ed
32
UNIVERSITY, POLYTECHNIC AND CNAA AWARDS: University or CNAA Post Graduate Diploma
33
UNIVERSITY, POLYTECHNIC AND CNAA AWARDS: University or CNAA Higher Degree - Msc, PhD, etc
34
ANY OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Any other qualification 1
35
ANY OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Any other qualification 2
36
ANY OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Any other qualification 3
Other
Other 2
Other 3
Other 4
(WRITE IN NAME OF QUALIFICATION AND WHO ISSUES CERTIFICATE)

Are any of the qualifications you have obtained National Vocational Qualifications sometimes called NVQs?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
If Yes to question B22c ASK B22d)
qc_B22_c == 1

SHOW CARD BC Which of these were National Vocational Qualifications? WRITE IN CODE NUMBERS FROM CARD Qual 1:

Can't say = 98

Code number

SHOW CARD BC Which of these were National Vocational Qualifications? WRITE IN CODE NUMBERS FROM CARD Qual 2:

Can't say = 98

Code number

SHOW CARD BC Which of these were National Vocational Qualifications? WRITE IN CODE NUMBERS FROM CARD Qual 3:

Can't say = 98

Code number
LITERACY AND NUMERACY
ASK ALL

As you probably know, thousands of adults have difficulties with reading or writing at one time or another. It would help us if you could answer some questions about your own experience of reading and writing. Since leaving school, have you had any problems with reading?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
7
Refused
If Yes to question B23a ASK B23b)
qc_B23_a == 1

Can you tell me a little more about these problems. First, are these problems due mainly to your not being able to see properly or do you just have difficulties reading?

1
Sight problem
2
Just have difficulties reading
If Just have difficulties reading to question B23b ASK B24a)
qc_B23_b == 2

Let me ask you first about some of the problems you have with reading. Can you usually read and understand what is written in a magazine or newspaper? If YES: Can you usually read this easily, or is it with difficulty?

1
Yes, easily
2
Yes, with difficulty
3
No

Can you usually read and understand what is written in a letter sent to you? IF YES: Can you usually read this easily, or is it with difficulty?

1
Yes, easily
2
Yes, with difficulty
3
No

If you have to, can you usually read and understand any paperwork or forms you would have to deal with in a job? IF YES: Can you usually read this easily, or is it with difficulty?

1
Yes, easily
2
Yes, with difficulty
3
No

If you have to, can you read aloud to a child from a children's storybook? IF YES: Can you usually read this easily, or is this with difficulty?

1
Yes, easily
2
Yes, with difficulty
3
No

What other things do you usually find difficult to read?

PROBE FULLY. RECORD VERBATIM.

Generic text
When you do try to read something, what do you find difficult? Do you find it difficult to ... READ OUT AND CODE ONE FOR EACH ...
-

1 - Yes

2 - No

... recognise particular words?
... make sense of the whole thing?

When you do try to read something, what do you find difficult? Do you find it difficult to ... READ OUT AND CODE ONE FOR EACH ...

3
(Never try to read)

Have you been on any courses or classes to help you get better at reading?

1
Yes
2
No
ASK ALL

And since leaving school, have you had any problems with writing or spelling?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
7
Refused
If Yes to question B26 ASK B27
qc_B26 == 1

Can you tell me a little more about these problems. Are these problems due mainly to your not being able to see properly, or not being able to hold a pen and pencil or use a keyboard properly, or do you just have difficulties with writing generally?

1
Sight problem
2
Problem holding pen/pencil/using keyboard
3
Both
4
Difficulties writing generally
If Difficulties writing generally to question B27 ASK B28a)
qc_B27 == 4

Let me ask you about some of the problems you have with writing: If you need to, can you write a letter to a friend to thank them for a gift or invite them to visit? IF YES: Can you usually do this easily, or is it with difficulty?

1
Yes, easily
2
Yes, with difficulty
3
No

Could you write to an employer to apply for a job? IF YES: Can you usually do this easily, or is it with difficulty?

1
Yes, easily
2
Yes, with difficulty
3
No

Could you fill in a form, from the council for example, or for a hospital appointment? IF YES: Can you usually do this easily, or is it with difficulty?

1
Yes, easily
2
Yes, with difficulty
3
No
When you try to write something, what is it you find difficult? Do you find it difficult to ... READ OUT AND CODE ONE FOR EACH ...
-

1 - Yes

2 - No

... spell words correctly?
... make your handwriting easy to read
... put down in words what it is you want to say?

When you try to write something, what is it you find difficult? Do you find it difficult to ... READ OUT AND CODE ONE FOR EACH ...

3
(Never try to write anything)

Have you been on any courses or classes to help you get better at writing?

1
Yes
2
No
ASK ALL

Since leaving school have you had any problems with numbers or simple arithmetic?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't say
If Yes to question B31 ASK B32a)
qc_B31 == 1

Now I'd like to know a little more about the problems you have with numbers and simple arithmetic. When you buy things in the shops with a five or ten pound note, can you usually tell if you have the right change? IF YES: Can you usually do this easily, or is it with difficulty?

1
Yes, easily
2
Yes, with difficulty
3
No

If you need to, can you keep simple household accounts of what you have spent or saved or what to put by for bills when they come? IF YES: Can you usually do this easily, or is it with difficulty?

1
Yes, easily
2
Yes, with difficulty
3
No

If you need to, can you usually work out what dates go with day on a calendar? IF YES: Can you usually do this easily, or is it with difficulty?

1
Yes, easily
2
Yes, with difficulty
3
No
What is it you find difficult with numbers and simple arithmetic? Do you find it difficult to ... READ OUT AND CODE ONE FOR EACH ...
-

1 - Yes

2 - No

... recognise and understand numbers when you see them?
... add up?
... take away?
... multiply?
... divide?

Have you been on any courses or classes to help you get better at numbers or simple arithmetic?

1
Yes
2
No
IF NO/CAN'T SAY AT B31
qc_B31 == 2 || qc_B31 == 8

INTERVIEWER CHECK B23a) AND B26:

1
Respondent has problems with reading or writing (CODE 1 AT B23a) OR B26)
2
Respondent has no problems (CODE 2,8,7 AT B23a) AND B26
If Yes or No to question B34 or Respondent has problems with reading or writing (CODE 1 AT B23a) OR B26) to question B35 GO TO B36
qc_B34 == 1 || qc_B34 == 2 || qc_B35 == 1

Thinking about the problems you have experienced with reading/writing/arithmetic, have you always had these kinds of problems or have they come about recently?

1
Always had these problems
2
Come about recently
I'd now like to ask you about some of the effects these problems have for you in your everyday life. Do they make it difficult for you to ... READ OUT ...
-

1 - YES

2 - NO

7 - NOT APPLICABLE

... get a new job if you want one?
... cope with a job if you have one?
... to get on and get promotion in a job?
... manage your household business?
... help children read or learn things?
... to do the kinds of things you'd like to do in your spare time?
SECTION C : FAMILY
RELATIONSHIPS

I would like to ask you some questions about marriage and similar relationships, that is any people you may have lived with as a couple, for one month or more, whether or not you were actually married. Can I start by asking you about the first person you lived with after you were 16.

CHECK 'YOUR LIFE' PAGES 5-8 AND ASK ABOUT EACH PARTNER IN TURN. IF MORE THAN 4 PARTNERS USE CONTINUATION SHEETS.

1
Never lived as a couple with anyone
IF NEVER LIVED AS A COUPLE WITH ANYONE, CODE 1 BELOW AND GO TO C19 ON PAGE 43.
qc_relationships_i == 1
Else
DATE STARTED LIVING TOGETHER

Can't say = 98

Month (01-12) Year 19
MonthYearMonthYear MonthYearMonthYear
1ST PARTNER
2ND PARTNER
3RD PARTNER
4TH PARTNER
ASK C2 FOR EACH RELATIONSHIP EXCEPT THE FIRST. IF FIRST GO TO C3a
Else

May I just check, was this a new partnership, or did you get back together with a previous partner? 2ND PARTNER

IF NEW PARTNER WRITE IN ' 0' IF PREVIOUS PARTNER, WRITE IN NUMBER OF PARTNER FROM 'YOUR LIFE', PAGES 5-8

Partner number

May I just check, was this a new partnership, or did you get back together with a previous partner? 3RD PARTNER

IF NEW PARTNER WRITE IN ' 0' IF PREVIOUS PARTNER, WRITE IN NUMBER OF PARTNER FROM 'YOUR LIFE', PAGES 5-8

Partner number

May I just check, was this a new partnership, or did you get back together with a previous partner? 4TH PARTNER

IF NEW PARTNER WRITE IN ' 0' IF PREVIOUS PARTNER, WRITE IN NUMBER OF PARTNER FROM 'YOUR LIFE', PAGES 5-8

Partner number
_partner < 4 _partner < 4

Was partner the same sex as respondent?

INTERVIEWER CHECK 'YOUR LIFE' PAGES 5-8

1
Yes
2
No
If No to question C3a go to C3b
qc_C3_a == 2

Were you actually married to this person when you started living together?

1
Yes
2
No
If No to question C3b go to C3c
qc_C3_b == 2

Did you get married to this person after a while?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question C3c go to C3d
qc_C3_c == 1

When did you actually get married? Month (01-12) ... Year 19

Can't say = 98

Month
Year

Can I just check, are you still living with this person?

1
Yes
2
No
If No to question C4 go to C5
qc_C4 == 2

CODE OR PROBE IF NECESSARY

1
Couple separated
2
Partner died

When did you separate/when did your partner die?

Generic date
IF PARTNER DIED GO TO C18 ON PAGE 42. IF SEPARATED ASK C7
qc_C5 == 1
SEPARATIONS

In the last year before your separation, how often did you and your partner argue?

READ OUT

1
Many times a day
2
At least every day
3
Several times a week
4
Once a week or less
5
Never
If Many times a day, At least every day, Several times a week or Once a week or less to question C7 go to C8
qc_C7 >= 1 && qc_C7 <= 4

Did these arguments ever end up in physical violence?

1
Yes
2
No

Which of these statements best describes how your separation occurred? READ OUT

1
You left home
2
Your partner left home
3
You both left home
4
You both stayed at home but occupied different parts of it
If You left home or Your partner left home to question C9 go to C10
qc_C9 == 1 || qc_C9 == 2

Did you/your partner leave home . . . READ OUT

1
Willingly
2
Not very willingly
3
or Not at all willingly

SHOW CARD CA At the time you separated, who did you mainly rely on for emotional support? Please give me the appropriate number from this card.

CODE ONE ONLY

1
Lover/Boyfriend/Girlfriend
2
Friends
3
Parents
4
In-Laws
5
Children
6
Clergy (Minister/Rabbi/Priest
7
Counsellor
8
Someone else (specify)
0
No one at all
Other

SHOW CARD CB Who, if anyone, provided you with financial assistance during this time? Please give me the appropriate numbers from the card

CODE ALL THAT APPLY

1
Former partner
2
Lover/boyfriend/girlfriend
3
Friends
4
Parents
5
In-laws
6
Social Security - DHSS/DSS
7
Someone else (specify)
0
No-one at all/not needed
Other

Do you ever see your former partner nowadays?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question C13 go to C14
qc_C13 == 1

SHOW CARD CC How would you describe your personal relationship with your former partner?

1
Very friendly
2
More friendly than unfriendly
3
An equal mixture of friendly and unfriendly
4
More unfriendly than friendly
5
or Very unfriendly

Was respondent married to this partner?

INTERVIEWER CHECK C3b/C3c

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question C15 go to C16
qc_C15 == 1

Did you get divorced?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question C16 go to C17
qc_C16 == 1

When was your decree made absolute? IF STILL PENDING CODE 00/00 Month (01-12) ... Year 19

Can't say = 98

Month
Year

Is there another partner after this?

INTERVIEWER CHECK

1
Yes
2
No
OTHER RELATIONSHIPS
IF NOT LIVING WITH A PARTNER ASK C19 OTHERS GO TO C21a
qc_relationships_i == 1 || qc_4 == 2

Do you have a steady relationship at the moment?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question C19 ASK C20a
qc_C19 == 1

How long have you known this person? YEARS ... MONTHS

Can't say = 98

Years Months

Do you have any plans to ...

READ OUT AND CODE ALL THAT APPLY

1
Live together
2
Get married
3
or Do you have no plans of this kind
8
(don't know)
If or Do you have no plans of this kind or (don't know) to question C20b ASK C20c
qc_C20_b == 3 || qc_C20_b == 8

Is this just a matter of choice, or is there something stopping you living together at this time?

1
Choice
2
Respondent not free
3
Partner not free
4
Other (WRITE IN)
Other
NOW GO TO C22a
If No to question C19 GO TO C20d
qc_C19 == 2

Can I just check, during the last ten years have you ever had a steady relationship?

1
Yes
2
No
3
No answer
NOW GO TO C22a
CURRENT PARTNER
IF LIVING WITH PARTNER ASK C21a OTHERS GO TO C22a
qc_C4 == 1

CHECK C3b/C3c ON PAGE 39

1
Lived with current partner then got married
2
Married current partner without first living together
3
Not married
If Lived with current partner then got married or Married current partner without first living together ASK C21b
qc_C21_a == 1 || qc_C21_a == 2

When you married, was your husband/wife ... READ OUT

1
Single
2
Divorced
3
or Widowed
IF LIVED TOGETHER, IF NOT GO TO C21d
qc_21_a == 1 || qc_21_a == 3

When you first started living together, was your partner ... READ OUT

1
Single
2
Married
3
Divorced
4
Widowed
5
or Legally Separated
8
(Don't know)

Does your partner have any children from a previous relationship?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Don't know
PREGNANCIES
ASK ALL

I would now like to ask about any pregnancies you may have conceived/fathered, whether or not the pregnancy was carried to full term. Can I first check, have you ever conceived/fathered a pregnancy?

1
Yes
2
No
3
Possibly/Not sure
If Yes to question C22a ASK C22b
qc_C22_a == 1
_pregnancy < 4 _pregnancy < 4
It is important to know in what order things have happened, so I would like to ask a few questions about each pregnancy in turn. Let's start with the first pregnancy ...
IF MORE THAN 4 PREGNANCIES USE CONTINUATION SHEETS

Did this pregnancy end in a live birth, or a miscarriage, or a still birth, or what?

IF TWINS/MULTIPLE COMPLETE SEPARATE COLUMN FOR EACH CHILD

1
Live birth: - Single
2
Live birth: - Twins: - identical
3
Live birth: - Twins: - fraternal
4
Live birth: - Twins: - not sure
5
Live birth: Multiple
6
Still birth
7
Miscarriage
8
Abortion
0
Still Pregnant
IF LIVE BIRTH RECORD CHILD NUMBER AND NAME FROM 'YOUR LIFE' PAGES 9-12 ALSO DATE OF BIRTH, AND BIRTH WEIGHT
qc_C22_b >= 1 && qc_C22_b <= 5

CHILD NUMBER

Child number

Name

Generic text

LIVE BIRTH ONLY BIRTH WEIGHT lbs ... oz

Pounds
Ounces in pounds
IF STILL BIRTH, ASK D BELOW THEN GO TO C23. IF MISCARRIAGE OR ABORTION, ASK D BELOW THEN GO TO C27.
qc_C22_b >= 1 && qc_C22_b <= 8

DATE OF BIRTH OR DATE OF MISCARRIAGE OR ABORTION

Generic date
ASK ALL LIVE AND STILL BIRTHS
qc_C22_b >= 1 && qc_C22_b <= 6

When ... was born, was he/she early, late, or at the expected time?

1
Early
2
Late
3
Expected
8
Don't know
If Early or Late to question C23 go to C24
qc_C23 == 1 || qc_C23 == 2

How early/late was the baby? WEEKS

Under 1 week = 00 Don't know = 98

How many
IF STILL BIRTH GO TO C27
qc_C22_b == 6
Else

Was anything wrong with this baby at birth?

1
Something wrong
2
Normal
8
Don't know
If Something wrong to question C25 go to C26
qc_C25 == 1

What was the problem?

WRITE IN FULL DETAILS BELOW - TYPE OF PROBLEM AND HOW LONG A PROBLEM

Long text
FOR TWINS/MULTIPLE BIRTH ASK C27-C44 AND COPY ANSWERS INTO OTHER COLUMN(S)

Were you planning to have a baby around this time?

(IF 'NOT SURE' CODE 2)

1
Yes
2
No
If No to question C27 go to C28
qc_C27 == 2

Around the time this pregnancy was conceived were you or your partner using any form of birth control?.

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question C28 go to C29
qc_C28 == 1

Were you using birth control all the time, nearly all the time, or only occasionally?

1
All time
2
Nearly all
3
Occasionally
8
Don't know
If Yes to question C27 or No to question C28 or Occasionally to question C29 go to C30
qc_C27 == 1 || qc_C28 == 2 || qc_C29 == 3

Until this pregnancy was conceived, for how long had you been having sex without regularly using birth control?

WRITE IN NUMBER OF MONTHS IF OVER 96 WRITE IN 96 IF LESS THAN ONE MONTH WRITE IN 00 DON'T KNOW = 98

How many
IF ABORTION GO TO C45. OTHERS ASK C31
qc_C22_b == 8
Else

Did you smoke cigarettes in the 12 months before you/your partner became pregnant this time?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question C31 go to C32
qc_C31 == 1

In the 12 months before this pregnancy, how many cigarettes did you smoke a day on average?

Can't say = 98

How many

Did you change your smoking habits immediately before or during this pregnancy?

1
Yes, before
2
Yes, during pregnancy
3
No
If Yes, during pregnancy to question C33 go to C34
qc_C33 == 2

In which month of the pregnancy did you make this change? IF MORE THAN ONE CHANGE CODE ONE WHICH MADE MOST DIFFERENCE MONTH (1-9)

Month pregnancy
If Yes, before to question C33 go to C35a
qc_C33 == 1

Did you give up smoking altogether, or cut down, or smoke more?

1
Gave up
2
Cut down
3
Increased
If Cut down or Increased to question C35a go to C35b
qc_C35_a == 2 || qc_C35_a == 3

After you made this change how many cigarettes did you smoke a day on average?

How many
ASK ALL LIVE BIRTHS. MISCARRIAGE/STILL BIRTH GO TO C45 ON PAGE 49
qc_C22_b >= 1 && qc_C22_b <= 5

As you know, couples and their children change their circumstances quite often nowadays. May I just check, is your present/last partner the other parent of this child?

If never had partner code "2"

1
Yes
2
No
8
Don't know
If No to question C36 go to C37
qc_C36 == 2

Who then was/is the other parent of this child? Previous spouse/cohabitee: RECORD MARRIAGE/COHABITATION NUMBER FROM C1 ON PAGE 39

Someone else = 00 Not sure = 98

Partner number

Child is ...

INTERVIEWER CHECK 'YOUR LIFE' PAGES 9-12

1
Living with respondent
2
Living elsewhere
3
Not living/not born
If Living elsewhere to question C38 go to C39
qc_C38 == 2

Who is this child living with now?

1
With other parent living alone
2
other cohabitating parent
3
other (re) married parent
4
other parent, circumstances unknown
5
non-adopting relatives
6
adopting relatives
7
unrelated adopters
8
other non-relatives/fostered
9
Special school or home
10
Hospital
11
Boarding School
12
Other
98
Don't know
If Don't know to question C39 go to C41
qc_C39 == 98
Else

How far away does this child live now?

PROBE FOR BEST ESTIMATE

1
Under 10 miles
2
10-29
3
30-59
4
60-99
5
100-199
6
200+
8
Don't know

When did this child last live with you? IF NEVER, CODE 00 00 Month (01-12) ... Year 19

Can't say = 98

Month
Year

Do you see this child at all nowadays?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question C42 go to C43
qc_C42 == 1

How often do you see this child?

1
Once a week or more often
2
Once every two weeks
3
Once a month
4
Less often

Do you contribute financially to this child's maintenance?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question C44a go to C44b
qc_C44_a == 1

How much do you pay each month for this child? £

If no regular amount take average

How many

Are these payments made under a court order?

1
Yes
2
No

Have you usually been able to make these payments?

1
Yes
2
No
If No to question C44a or No to question C44d go to C44e
qc_C44_a == 2 || qc_C44_d == 2

Have you made such payments in the past?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question C44e go to C44f
qc_C44_e == 1

Were these payments made under a court order?

1
Yes
2
No

Is there another pregnancy?

INTERVIEWER CHECK

1
Yes
2
No
LONE PARENTHOOD
IF NO LIVE BIRTH, GO TO C50
(qc_C22_b >= 6 && qc_C22_b <= 8) || qc_C22_b == 0
Else
Now I want to ask you about lone parenthood - that is having to bring up a child on your own because a relationship with a spouse or partner has broken down or ended, or because you never had a partner.

Has there ever been a continuous period of one month or more when you have been a lone parent?

If never had partner code '1'

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question C46 ASK C47
qc_C46 == 1

How many times have you been a lone parent tor one month or more?

1
Once
2
Twice
3
Three
4
Four
5
Five
6
Six
7
Seven or more
8
Can't remember
Could you tell me when each of these periods of lone parenthood started and ended? IF 4 OR MORE TAKE FIRST THREE AND MOST RECENT

Can't say = 98

STARTED: Month (01-12) STARTED: 19 ENDED: Month (01-12) ENDED: 19
MonthYearMonthYearYearMonthYearMonthMonthYearYearMonthYearYearMonthMonth MonthYearMonthYearYearMonthYearMonthMonthYearYearMonthYearYearMonthMonth MonthYearMonthYearYearMonthYearMonthMonthYearYearMonthYearYearMonthMonth MonthYearMonthYearYearMonthYearMonthMonthYearYearMonthYearYearMonthMonth
PERIOD 1
PERIOD 2
PERIOD 3
PERIOD 4
IF CURRENTLY LONE PARENT CODE 00 00 IN ENDED BOXES FOR LATEST PERIOD

May I just check how many children you were responsible for during each of these periods of lone parenthood? No· of children ... PERIOD 1

How many

May I just check how many children you were responsible for during each of these periods of lone parenthood? No· of children ... PERIOD 2

How many

May I just check how many children you were responsible for during each of these periods of lone parenthood? No· of children ... PERIOD 3

How many

May I just check how many children you were responsible for during each of these periods of lone parenthood? No· of children ... PERIOD 4

How many

During this time (the first of these times) as a single parent, was there any court order in force that required the other parent to make maintenance payments for the child(ren)?

1
Yes - all/only child
2
Yes - only some children
3
No
8
Don't know
If Yes - all/only child or Yes - only some children to question C49a ASK C49b
qc_C49_a == 1 || qc_C49_a == 2

Were these payments made ... READ OUT

1
All or most of the time
2
Only some of the time
3
Never or almost never
NOW GO TO C50
If No or Don't know to question C49a GO TO 49c
qc_C49_a == 3 || qc_C49_a == 8

Did the other parent make payments for the child(ren) on a voluntary basis?

1
Yes
2
No
INFERTILITY
ASK ALL WHO HAVE HAD A PARTNER OF OPPOSITE SEX (SEE 'YOUR LIFE' PAGES 5-8) OTHERS GO TO C55a ON PAGE 51
qc_C3_a == 2

As well as pregnancy, we are interested in any problems couples may have in getting pregnant when they want to. Has there ever been a time of six months or more when you and your partner were having sex regularly without using any method of birth control?

1
Yes
2
No
3
Never use birth control
If Yes to question C50 ASK C51
qc_C50 == 1
When was this? (IF NEVER USE BIRTH CONTROL, RECODE C50 AS CODE "3")

Can't say = 98

START: Month (01-12) START: Year 19 END: Month (01-12) END: Year 19 APPROX DURATION: Years APPROX DURATION: Months
MonthYearMonthYearHow manyHow manyYearYearHow manyMonthMonthHow manyHow manyHow manyYearMonthMonthYearYearYearMonthHow manyHow manyMonthMonthHow manyYearMonthYearHow manyYearMonthHow manyHow manyYearMonth MonthYearMonthYearHow manyHow manyYearYearHow manyMonthMonthHow manyHow manyHow manyYearMonthMonthYearYearYearMonthHow manyHow manyMonthMonthHow manyYearMonthYearHow manyYearMonthHow manyHow manyYearMonth MonthYearMonthYearHow manyHow manyYearYearHow manyMonthMonthHow manyHow manyHow manyYearMonthMonthYearYearYearMonthHow manyHow manyMonthMonthHow manyYearMonthYearHow manyYearMonthHow manyHow manyYearMonth MonthYearMonthYearHow manyHow manyYearYearHow manyMonthMonthHow manyHow manyHow manyYearMonthMonthYearYearYearMonthHow manyHow manyMonthMonthHow manyYearMonthYearHow manyYearMonthHow manyHow manyYearMonth MonthYearMonthYearHow manyHow manyYearYearHow manyMonthMonthHow manyHow manyHow manyYearMonthMonthYearYearYearMonthHow manyHow manyMonthMonthHow manyYearMonthYearHow manyYearMonthHow manyHow manyYearMonth MonthYearMonthYearHow manyHow manyYearYearHow manyMonthMonthHow manyHow manyHow manyYearMonthMonthYearYearYearMonthHow manyHow manyMonthMonthHow manyYearMonthYearHow manyYearMonthHow manyHow manyYearMonth
1ST
2ND
3RD
CODE MONTH STARTED DOING SO AND MONTH STOPPED. IF STILL DOES SO CODE 00/00 IF MORE THAN ONE PERIOD OF 6 MONTHS OR MORE RECORD EACH SEPARATELY. IF DON'T KNOW RECORD BEST ESTIMATE OF LENGTH OF TIME BELOW.

Respondent is:

1
Cohabiting/Married
2
Not living with spouse/partner
If Not living with spouse/partner to question C52 ASK C53
qc_C52 == 2

SHOW CARD CD Can I just check, do any of these apply to you?

1
You have been sterilised/had a vasectomy or hysterectomy
2
You have been told by a doctor that you are unable to have children
3
You have been told by a doctor that you should not have children for health reasons
4
(None of these)
If Cohabiting/Married to question C52 GO TO C54a
qc_C52 == 1

SHOW CARD CD Can I just check, do any of these apply to you? READ OUT

Generic text

SHOW CARD CE And do any of these apply to your partner? Resp

1
Been sterilised/had a vasectomy/hysterectomy
2
Been told by a doctor that you or he/she is unable to have children
3
Been advised not to have children for health reasons
4
(None of these)

SHOW CARD CE And do any of these apply to your partner? Partner

1
Been sterilised/had a vasectomy/hysterectomy
2
Been told by a doctor that you or he/she is unable to have children
3
Been advised not to have children for health reasons
4
(None of these)
IF CODES 1-3 AT C54a OR C54b GO TO C56 OTHERS ASK C55a
qc_C53 == 1 || qc_C53 == 2 || qc_C53 == 3 || qc_C54_b_i == 1 || qc_C54_b_i == 2 || qc_C54_b_i == 3 || qc_C54_b_ii == 1 || qc_C54_b_ii == 2 || qc_C54_b_ii == 3
Else

Do you intend to have any (more) children ?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Don't know
If Yes to question C55a ASK C55b
qc_C55_a == 1

How many (more) children do you intend to have?

WRITE NUMBER IN BOX IF RANGE WRITE LOWER

How many

INTERVIEWER CODE

1
Partner present during Family Section
2
Other person aged 3+ present
3
No-one aged 3+ present
HOUSEHOLD COMPOSITION

Can I now check, do you normally live at this address, or somewhere else?

SEE DEFINITIONS BELOW AND PROBE IF NECESSARY

1
This address
2
Somewhere else
NORMAL ADDRESS
* Temporarily working away take home address
* In hospital/prison: under 6 months home address
* In hospital/prison: 6+ months hospital/prison
* In armed forces/Merchant Navy stationed away from home 6+ months current forces/Merchant Navy address
* More than one address take address respondent considers main address

INTERVIEWER CLASSIFY NORMAL ADDRESS

1
Private: Private residence (include tied to job)
2
Private: Sheltered Housing
3
Institution: Hotel/Boarding house/Residential Hostel (e.g. YMCA)
4
Institution: Hostel for homeless/women's refuge/night shelter etc
5
Institution: Barracks/room in nurses home
6
Institution: Room (only) at work-place
7
Institution: Prison or Remand Centre
8
Institution: In-patient in hospital/home
If Institution: Hotel/Boarding house/Residential Hostel (e.g. YMCA), Institution: Hostel for homeless/women's refuge/night shelter etc, Institution: Barracks/room in nurses home or Institution: Room (only) at work-place to question C58 ASK C59
qc_C58 >= 3 && qc_C58 <= 6

Can I just check, do any of your family live here (at your 'normal' address) with you?

FAMILY = PARTNER AND/OR CHILDREN

1
Yes, partner or children
2
No
If Private: Private residence (include tied to job) or Private: Sheltered Housing to question C58 or Yes, partner or children to question C59 GO TO C60
qc_58 == 1 || qc_58 == 2 || qc_59 == 1

I would now like to ask some questions about the members of your household, that is people who normally live here and with whom you share a living room OR normally share at least one meal a day. How many people are there altogether in your household, including both adults and children, and including yourself?

WRITE IN NUMBER, THEN RECORD DETAILS OF EACH HOUSEHOLD MEMBER

How many

SEX RESPONDENT

1
Male
2
Female

LEGAL STATUS RESPONDENT

1
Married/living as married
2
Single
3
Widowed
4
Separated/Divorced
5
Under 16
_householdmember < && (_householdmember < qc_C60_i) && _householdmember <= 9 _householdmember < && (_householdmember < qc_C60_i) && _householdmember <= 9

PERSON NAME

Generic text

SEX

1
Male
2
Female

AGE

Don't know = 98 Refused = 97 Baby under 1 year = 00

Age

RELATIONSHIP TO RESPONDENT

WRITE IN CODES FROM LIST BELOW

1
Lawful Spouse
2
Live-in Partner
3
Own Child
4
Adopted Child
5
Fostered Child
6
Stepchild/Child of Ptnr.
7
Full Brother/Sister
8
Half Brother/Sister
9
Adopted Brother/Sister
10
Fostered Bro/Sister
11
Step Bro/Sister
12
Brother/Sister In-Law
13
Own Parent
14
Adopted Parent
15
Step Parent/Guardian
16
Parent In-Law
17
Grandparent
18
Grandchild
19
Great Grandparent
20
Other Blood Relative
21
Other Relative/In-Law
22
Friend/Unrelated Sharer
23
Landlord
24
Lodger
25
Employer
26
Servant, Nanny, Au Pair etc.

LEGAL STATUS

1
Married/living as married
2
Single
3
Widowed
4
Separated/Divorced
5
Under 16
ADOPTED/FOSTERED CHILDREN

INTERVIEWER CHECK. Respondent is living with ...

CODE FIRST TO APPLY.

1
Adopted/Fostered Child (Codes 04, 05)
2
Natural Child (Codes 03)
3
No Children
ASK C62-C64 FOR EACH ADOPTED/FOSTERED CHILD
qc_C61 == 1
_child < 4 _child < 4

CODE PERSON NUMBER FROM GRID PERSON NUMBER

Person number

Was there anything wrong with this child when he/she first came to live with you?

1
Something wrong
2
Normal
8
Don't know
If Something wrong to question C63 go to C64
qc_C63 == 1

What was the problem?

WRITE IN DETAILS BELOW; TYPE OF PROBLEM AND HOW LONG A PROBLEM

Generic text
INTERVIEWER CHECK

Does respondent have children under 14?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question C65a ASK (b)
qc_65_a == 1

Is respondent working (full or part time)?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question C65b ASK (c)
qc_C65_b == 1

Is respondent ...

1
Female
2
Male and a lone parent
3
Neither of these
If Female or Male and a lone parent to question C65c ASK C66
qc_C65_c == 1 || qc_C65_c == 2

SHOW CARD CF When you are at work, what are your usual arrangements for looking after the children?

CODE ALL THAT APPLY.

1
Husband/Wife/Partner
2
Parents/In-Laws
3
Other Relative
4
Friends
5
Neighbours
6
Live-in Nanny/Au Pair
7
Other Nanny/Au Pair
8
Registered Childminder
9
Unregistered Childminder
10
Play Group
11
Workplace Nursery/Creche
12
Local Authority Day Nursery/Creche
13
Private Day Nursery/Creche
14
Out of school club
15
Nursery School/Class
16
Infant or Primary School
17
Secondary School
18
Old enough to look after themselves
19
Other arrangement (WRITE IN)
20
No usual arrangement
Other
IF CODED 02-14 OR 19 ASK C67a. OTHERS GO TO C68.
(qc_C66 >= 2 && qc_C66 <= 14) || qc_C66 == 19

Do you usually have to pay for this childcare?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question C67a ASK C67b
qc_C67_a == 1

How much do you pay in an average week? WRITE IN TO NEAREST £

Can't say = 998 Refused = 997

How many
PARENTAL DIVORCE/SEPARATION
ASK ALL

As you can imagine, our records for many people in our study are incomplete. May I check one thing with you - were your parents ever permanently separated or divorced?

NOTE: 'Parents' means the mother/mother figure and father/father figure who brought respondent up when respondent was a child.

1
Yes
2
No
3
Parents never lived together
4
Never lived with parents
8
Don't know
If Yes to question C68 ASK C69
qc_C68 == 1

How old were you when your parents last lived together? Age

Can't remember = 98

Age

Were you living with them immediately before they separated?

1
Yes
2
No
8
Can't remember
SECTION D: HOUSING
CURRENT ADDRESS

RESPONDENT'S CURRENT NORMAL ADDRESS IS:

INTERVIEWER CHECK FAMILY SECTION, C58 ON PAGE 52

1
Private residence
2
Sheltered housing
3
Hotel/Boarding House/Hostel
4
Hostel for homeless etc
5
Barracks/Nurses Home, etc
6
Room (only) at workplace
7
Prison/Remand Centre
8
Hospital/Nursing Home, etc
If Private residence or Sheltered housing to question D1 ASK D2
qc_D1 == 1 || qc_D1 == 2
I would now like to ask you some questions about this house/flat/room where you live now.

Respondent lives with other adults?

INTERVIEWER CHECK

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question D2a ASK D2b
qc_D2_a == 1

You moved here in ... (DATE) Did all the adults now in your household move here at that time, or did some move in before you or later than you?

CHECK 'YOUR LIFE' PAGES 21-24

1
All same time
2
Some later/earlier
If Some later/earlier to question D2b ASK D3
qc_D2_b == 2
Which adult members of your household moved here later/earlier than you? When did they move here?

CHECK HOUSEHOLD GRID ON PAGE 53

PERSON NUMBER MONTH YEAR
MonthPerson numberYearMonthPerson numberYearPerson numberYearMonth MonthPerson numberYearMonthPerson numberYearPerson numberYearMonth MonthPerson numberYearMonthPerson numberYearPerson numberYearMonth
1
2
3
4
FOR EACH ONE, CODE PERSON NUMBER FROM HOUSEHOLD GRID, AND DATE MOVED IN

RESPONDENT'S ACCOMMODATION IS:

1
Detached house/bungalow
2
Semi-det. house/bungalow
3
Terrace/end Terrace
4
Purpose-built/flat/maisonette
5
Self-contained/flat/maisonette in converted building
6
Room(s), not self-contained
7
Caravan
8
Mobile home
9
House-boat
10
Other (WRITE IN)
Other
IF FLAT OR ROOMS
qc_D4 >= 4 && qc_D4 <= 6

What floor is this flat on?

IF MORE THAN ONE CODE LOWEST

1
Below street level
2
Ground
3
First
4
2nd-3rd
5
4th-9th
6
10th or higher

How many other flats are there in this building, apart from your own?

1
One
2
Two
3
3-5
4
6-9
5
10-19
6
20+

Can I just check, is this building totally residential, or does it have any shops or offices in it as well?

1
Totally residential
2
Partly non-residential
ASK ALL IN PRIVATE ACCOMMODATION

Do you have a kitchen, that is a room in which you cook, either on its own or as a kitchen-dining room?

CODE BELOW

1
Yes
2
No

And do you have a separate bathroom?

1
Yes
2
No

(Apart from the bathroom and kitchen) how many rooms does this accommodation have? Include shared rooms Exclude kitchen, bathroom, toilets halls, garages, etc

WRITE IN

How many

How many of these are used as ... Bed-sitting rooms

How many

How many of these are used as ... Bedrooms

How many

How many of these are used as ... Living rooms

How many

How many of these are used as ... Other rooms

How many
CHECK THAT TOTAL AT D10 EQUALS D9

Do you (and your household) share any of this accommodation with anyone who is not part of your household?

1
Yes, shares
2
No
If Yes, shares to question D11a ASK D11b
qc_D11_a == 1

SHOW CARD DA Which of these ways best describes your situation in this household?

1
With parents
2
With friends/relatives
3
Lodging/boarding -: meals
4
Lodging/boarding -: no meals
5
Other (WRITE IN)
Other

Who else shares this accommodation with you (and your household)?

WRITE IN NUMBER OF OTHER HOUSEHOLDS

How many

Do you share the use of ... A bathroom or shower room

1
Yes
2
No

Do you share the use of ... Other washing facilities

1
Yes
2
No

Do you share the use of ... A toilet

1
Yes
2
No

Do you share the use of ... A kitchen

1
Yes
2
No
ASK ALL IN PRIVATE ACCOMMODATION

Can I just check, when moving between any of your rooms, do you have to use a hall, stairs, passage or landing that is also used by another household?

1
Yes
2
No

SHOW CARD DB How is this accommodation heated in winter?

PROBE AS NECESSARY. CODE ALL THAT APPLY.

1
Central Heating -: gas
2
Central Heating -: electric
3
Central Heating -: oil
4
Central Heating -: solid
5
Central Heating -: other
6
Single heaters -: gas
7
Single heaters -: electric
8
Single heaters -: paraffin
9
Single heaters -: solid
10
Single heaters -: other
11
No heating at all

Have you ever had any serious problems with damp or mould in any of your rooms?

1
Yes
2
No
If Yes to question D16a ASK D16b
qc_D16_a == 1

Have any of these problems with damp or mould ever been serious enough to require major repairs?

1
Yes
2
No

In which of your rooms did you have these problems with damp or mould?

CODE ALL THAT APPLY

1
Adults' bedrooms
2
Children's bedrooms
3
Living room
4
Kitchen
5
Bathroom
6
Other

Is there a telephone in your home, either your own or shared with other people?

1
Yes
2
No
TENURE

Is this accommodation owned or rented in ... READ OUT UNTIL 'YES'

1
your name only
2
in yours and your partner's name
3
in yours and someone else's name
4
in your partner's name but not yours
5
in someone else's name (include parents)
6
(squatting)
If your name only, in yours and your partner's name, in yours and someone else's name or in your partner's name but not yours to question D19 ASK D20
qc_D19 >= 1 && qc_D19 <= 4

Do you/does your partner own or rent this accommodation?