Dataset Description


Wave 4 Youth self completion questionnaire data Dataset

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Name Label
Numeric us4_d_youth.pidp cross-wave person identifier (public release)
Code personal identifier (BHPS cohort)
Numeric us4_d_youth.d_hidp household identifier (public release)
Numeric us4_d_youth.d_pno person number
Code us4_d_youth.d_hhorig Sample origin, household
Code us4_d_youth.d_memorig Sample origin, individual
Code us4_d_youth.d_psu Primary sampling unit
Code us4_d_youth.d_strata Strata
Code us4_d_youth.d_sampst Sample status
Code us4_d_youth.d_ivfio individual interview outcome
Code us4_d_youth.d_sex sex
Code us4_d_youth.d_dvage age
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypdobm date of birth - month
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypdoby date of birth - year
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypsex sex of respondent
Code us4_d_youth.d_yptvvidhrs how many hours do you spend watching tv, including video and dvds, on a norma
Code us4_d_youth.d_yptvvidhrw how many hours do you spend watching tv, including video and dvds, on a weeke
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypsocweb do you belong to a social web-site such as bebo, facebook or myspace?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypnetcht hours spend chatting or interacting with friends through social web-site on a
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypmulpgms do you ever play multi-player online games?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypeatlivu in the past 7 days how many times have you eaten an evening meal together wit
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphrshswrk how many hours do you spend doing or helping with housework in an average wee
Code us4_d_youth.d_yplate in the past month, how many times have you stayed out after 9pm at night with
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypnpal how many close friends do you have?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypsbfgf do you have a steady boyfriend or girlfriend?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypesta i feel i have a number of good qualities
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypesti i feel that i do not have much to be proud of
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypestb i certainly feel useless at times
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypestj i am able to do things as well as most other people
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypestc i am a likeable person
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypestk i can usually solve my own problems
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypeste all in all, i am inclined to feel i am a failure
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypestf at times i feel i am no good at all
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfparty go to a party, dance, disco or nightclub
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfcinema go to the cinema
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfpaint do painting, drawing, printmaking or sculpture
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypftheatre go to the theatre
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfpcart use a computer to create original artworks or animatino
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypflvespt go to watch live sport
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfgo2pub go to a pub or bar
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfhnghm just hang around/mess about near your home
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfhngtn just hang around/mess about in the high stree or the town/city centre
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfythclub go to youth clubs, scouts, girl guides or other organised activities
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypflibrary go to a library
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfmuseum go to museums or galleries
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfhistplc go to visit an historic place or stately home
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfvolunt do voluntary or community work
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfpolitm go to a political meeting/march, rally or demonstration
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypnbuks over the past month, how many books have you read for pleasure?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypdisbuk we discuss books at home
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypdistv we discuss tv programmes we have watched at home
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypgetbuk my parents/other adults at home buy me books as gifts
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfadmus my parents/other adults take me to museums or art galleries
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfadspt my parents/other adults take me to watch sporting events
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfadttr my parents/other adults take me to the theatre or to see a dance performance
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypmusinst do you play a musical instrument?
Code us4_d_youth.d_yposclas1 music
Code us4_d_youth.d_yposclas2 art
Code us4_d_youth.d_yposclas3 dance
Code us4_d_youth.d_yposclas4 sport
Code us4_d_youth.d_yposclas5 tutorials for school subjects
Code us4_d_youth.d_yposclas6 religious classes
Code us4_d_youth.d_yposclas7 none of these
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphsw how feel about school work
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphap how feel about appearance
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphfm how feel about family
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphfr how feel about friends
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphsc how feel about school go to
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphlf how feel about life as a whole
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphmwrk do you ever get set any homework at school?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfhmwrk how often are you given homework?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfhweve during an average week, on how many evenings do you do any homework?
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphmwkhrs on a week day evening, how many hours do you usually spend doing your homewor
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphmwkwe on the weekend, how many hours do you spend doing homework?
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphmwkhlp does anyone here at home help you with your homework?
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphmwkwho1 mum or stepmum
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphmwkwho2 dad or stepdad
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphmwkwho3 a brother or sister
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphmwkwho4 another relative living with you
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphmwkwho5 any non-relative living with you
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphmwkwho6 no-one, i do it myself
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypacvwell how important do you think it is for you to do well in your gcse exams or sta
Code us4_d_youth.d_yplvsc2do what would you most like to do when you are 16?
Code us4_d_youth.d_yp2uni would you like to go on to do further full-time education at a college or uni
Code us4_d_youth.d_yptruant in the last 12 months, have you ever played truant?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypsrhlth in general, would you say your health is..
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfrutppd how many portions of fresh fruit or vegetables do you eat on a typical day?
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphlwtr do you think you are...
Code us4_d_youth.d_yptrydiet do ever diet or try to lose weight?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypextype1 walking
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypextype2 swimming or diving
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypextype3 cycling
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypextype4 jogging or running
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypextype5 tennis, squash or badminton
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypextype6 keep fit, aerobics or gym training
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypextype7 football
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypextype8 rugby
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypextype9 netball, basketball or hockey
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypextype10 cricket
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypextype11 athletics
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypextype12 martial arts
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypextype13 horse riding
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypextype14 gymnastics
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypextype15 dance
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypextype16 other type of sport or activity
Code us4_d_youth.d_yppsprt how many days in a usual week do you usually play sports, do aerobics or do s
Code us4_d_youth.d_yptrvl2sch what is the main way you usually travel to school?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypevrsmo do you ever smoke cigarettes at all?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypsmofrq statement that describes you best - smoking
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypevralc have you ever had an alcoholic drink? that is a whole drink, not just a sip
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypdklm how many times in the last four weeks have you had an alcoholic drink?
Code us4_d_youth.d_yp5alcdr over the last 4 weeks, how many times have you had five or more drinks on one
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypdrnklt on how many occasions have you been intoxicated or drunk - in your lifetime?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypdrnky on how many occasions have you been intoxicated or drunk - during the last 12
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypdrnk4w on how many occasions have you been intoxicated or drunk - during the last 4
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypdrgsol have you ever tried.. glue/solvent sniffing?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypdrgmj have you ever tried.. cannabis?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypdrgoth have you ever tried.. any other illegal drug?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfrdrg how many times have you ever used or taken any illegal drugs?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypeasmj how difficult do you think it would be for you to get cannabis?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypsmrsk1 smoke cigarettes occasionally
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypsmrsk2 smoke one or more packs of cigarettes per day
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypalcrsk1 have one or two alcoholic drinks nearly every day
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypalcrsk2 have four or five alcoholic drinks nearly every day
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypalcrsk3 have five or more alcoholic drinks each weekend
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypmjrsk1 try cannabis once or twice
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypmjrsk2 smoke cannabis occasionally
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypmjrsk3 smoke cannabis regularly
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypersk1 try ecstasy once or twice
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypamrsk1 try an amphetamine once or twice
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypamrsk2 take amphetamines regularly
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypenvhabit1 how often do you leave the tv on standby?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypenvhabit2 how often do you switch off lights in rooms that arent being used?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypenvhabit3 how often do you keep the tap running while you brush your teeth?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypopecl do you believe that people in the uk will be affected by climate change in th
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypamar at what age do you want to get married?
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypapar at what age do you want to start a family?
Code us4_d_youth.d_yposclas8_code other classes outside school
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfuta like to do in 10 years (1st mention)
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypfutb like to do in 10 years (2nd mention
Code us4_d_youth.d_fnpid Natural father: PIDP
Code us4_d_youth.d_mnpid Natural mother: PIDP
Code us4_d_youth.d_pn1pid Natural parent 1: PIDP
Code us4_d_youth.d_pn1pno Natural parent 1: PNO
Code us4_d_youth.d_pn1sex Natural parent 1: Sex
Code us4_d_youth.d_pn2pid Natural parent 2: PIDP
Code us4_d_youth.d_pn2pno Natural parent 2: PNO
Code us4_d_youth.d_pn2sex Natural parent 2: Sex
Code us4_d_youth.d_pns1pid Nat/step/adopt parent 1: PIDP
Code us4_d_youth.d_pns1pno Nat/step/adopt parent 1: PNO
Code us4_d_youth.d_pns1sex Nat/step/adopt parent 1: Sex
Code us4_d_youth.d_pns2pid Nat/step/adopt parent 2: PIDP
Code us4_d_youth.d_pns2pno Nat/step/adopt parent 2: PNO
Code us4_d_youth.d_pns2sex Nat/step/adopt parent 2: Sex
Code us4_d_youth.d_grfpid Grand father: PIDP
Code us4_d_youth.d_grmpid Grand mother: PIDP
Code us4_d_youth.d_sex_dv Sex, derived
Code us4_d_youth.d_age_dv Age, derived from dob_dv and intdat_dv
Code us4_d_youth.d_intdatd_dv Interview date: Day, derived
Code us4_d_youth.d_intdatm_dv Interview date: Month, derived
Code us4_d_youth.d_intdaty_dv Interview date: Year, derived
Code us4_d_youth.d_dobm_dv DOB: Month, derived
Code us4_d_youth.d_doby_dv DOB: Year, derived
Code us4_d_youth.d_npn_dv Number of R's natural parents in hh
Code us4_d_youth.d_npns_dv Number of R's nat/step/adopt parents in hh
Code us4_d_youth.d_ngrp_dv Number of R's grandparents in hh
Code us4_d_youth.d_nnsib_dv Number of R's natural siblings in hh
Code us4_d_youth.d_nnssib_dv Number of R's nat/step/adopt siblings in hh
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphlhtm_dv Unit of current height
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphlhtf_dv Height in feet and inches: feet
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphlhti_dv Height in feet and inches: inches
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphlhtcm_dv Height in cm, derived
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphlwtm_dv Unit of current weight
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphlwts_dv Weight in stones and pounds: stones
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphlwtp_dv Weight in stones and pounds: pounds
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphlwtk_dv Weight reported in kg
Code us4_d_youth.d_yphlwtkg_dv Weight in kg, derived
Code us4_d_youth.d_ypbmi_dv Body Mass Index
Code us4_d_youth.d_ethn_dv Ethnic group (derived from multiple sources)
Code us4_d_youth.d_country Country of residence
Code us4_d_youth.d_gor_dv Government Office Region
Code us4_d_youth.d_urban_dv Urban or rural area, derived
Code us4_d_youth.d_hhresp_dv Household response status
Code us4_d_youth.d_agegr5_dv Age group (DVAGE): 5 year intervals
Code us4_d_youth.d_agegr10_dv Age group (DVAGE): 10 year intervals
Code us4_d_youth.d_agegr13_dv Age group (DVAGE): 13 categories
Numeric us4_d_youth.d_buno_dv benefit unit number
Code us4_d_youth.d_adresp15_dv PNO of person responsible for child under 16
Code us4_d_youth.d_rach16_dv Whether responsible for child under 16
Numeric us4_d_youth.d_hrpid Household reference person: PIDP
Numeric us4_d_youth.d_hrpno Household reference person: PNO
Code us4_d_youth.d_fnpno Natural father: PNO
Code us4_d_youth.d_fnspid Nat/step/adopt father: PIDP
Code us4_d_youth.d_fnspno Nat/step/adopt father: PNO
Code us4_d_youth.d_mnpno Natural mother: PNO
Code us4_d_youth.d_mnspid Nat/step/adopt mother: PIDP
Code us4_d_youth.d_mnspno Nat/step/adopt mother: PNO
Code us4_d_youth.d_grfpno Grand father: PNO
Code us4_d_youth.d_grmpno Grand father: PNO
Numeric us4_d_youth.d_ythscub_xw cross-sectional youth interview weight