Dataset Description


Wave 7 Youth self completion questionnaire data Dataset

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Name Label
Numeric pidp Cross-wave Person Identifier (Public Release)
Code pid personal identifier (BHPS cohort)
Numeric g_hidp household identifier (public release)
Code g_pno person number
Code g_hhorig Sample origin, household
Code g_memorig Sample origin, individual
Code g_psu Primary sampling unit
Code g_strata Strata
Code g_sampst sample status
Code g_ivfio Individual level outcome
Code g_sex sex
Code g_dvage Age
Code g_ypdobm Date of birth - MONTH
Code g_ypdoby Date of birth - YEAR
Code g_ypsex Sex of respondent
Code g_ypcomp Ever use a computer at home?
Code g_yppchw How often do you use a computer at home for doing schoolwork or course work?
Code g_ypcpgs How many hours do you spend using the computer at home for playing games on a
Code g_ypcintnt How often do you use the computer at home for connecting to the internet, inc
Code g_ypsocweb Belong to social website
Code g_ypnetcht Hours using social media on weekdays
Code g_ypconsol Do you or anyone else in your house have a games console such as Playstation,
Code g_ypconstm How many hours do you spend playing games on a games console on a normal scho
Code g_yptvvidhrs How many hours do you spend watching TV, including video and DVDs, on a norma
Code g_ypmobu Do you have your own personal mobile phone?
Code g_ypnpal How many close friends
Code g_ypeatlivu In the past 7 days how many times have you eaten an evening meal together wit
Code g_ypfamsup Do you feel supported by your family, that is the people who live with you?
Code g_ypupset Who would you turn to first within your family?
Code g_yplate In the past month, how many times have you stayed out after 9pm at night with
Code g_ypsibling Do you have any brothers or sisters living with you at home?
Code g_ypsibhit Brothers/sisters hit, kick or push you
Code g_ypsibsteal Brothers/sisters take your belongings
Code g_ypsibverab Brothers/sisters call you nasty names
Code g_ypsibtease Brothers/sisters make fun of you
Code g_yphitsib Hit, kick or push brothers/sisters
Code g_ypstealsib Take belongings of brothers/sisters
Code g_ypverabsib Call brothers/sisters nasty names
Code g_ypteasesib Make fun of brothers/sisters
Code g_ypargm How often do you quarrel with your mother?
Code g_ypargf How often do you quarrel with your father?
Code g_yptlkm How often do you talk to your mother, about things that matter to you?
Code g_yptlkf How often do you talk to your father, about things that matter to you
Code g_ypstephas Do you have a step-mother or father, or someone like this, living at home wit
Code g_ypsteprel How would you rate your relationship with your step-mother or father, or othe
Code g_ypsdqa I try to be nice to other people, I care about their feelings
Code g_ypsdqb I am restless, I cannot stay still for long
Code g_ypsdqc I get a lot of headaches, stomach-aches or sickness
Code g_ypsdqd I usually share with others (food, games, pens, etc.)
Code g_ypsdqe I get very angry and often lose my temper
Code g_ypsdqf I am usually on my own. I generally play alone or keep to myself
Code g_ypsdqg I usually do as I am told
Code g_ypsdqh I worry a lot
Code g_ypsdqi I am helpful if someone is hurt, upset or feeling ill
Code g_ypsdqj I am constantly fidgeting or squirming
Code g_ypsdqk I have one good friend or more
Code g_ypsdql I fight a lot. I can make other people do what I want
Code g_ypsdqm I am often unhappy, down-hearted or tearful
Code g_ypsdqn Other people my age generally like me
Code g_ypsdqo I am easily distracted, I find it difficult to concentrate
Code g_ypsdqp I am nervous in new situations. I easily lose confidence
Code g_ypsdqq I am kind to younger children
Code g_ypsdqr I am often accused of lying or cheating
Code g_ypsdqs Other children or young people pick on me or bully me
Code g_ypsdqt I often volunteer to help others (parents, teachers, children)
Code g_ypsdqu I think before I do things
Code g_ypsdqv I take things that are not mine from home, school or elsewhere
Code g_ypsdqw I get on better with adults than with people my own age
Code g_ypsdqx I have many fears, I am easily scared
Code g_ypsdqy I finish the work I m doing
Code g_yphsw How feel about school work
Code g_yphap How feel about appearance
Code g_yphfm How feel about family
Code g_yphfr How feel about friends
Code g_yphsc How feel about school go to
Code g_yphlf How feel about life as a whole
Code g_ypllknbrd Do you like living in this neighbourhood?
Code g_ypcrwra How much do you worry that you might be a victim of a crime?
Code g_ypcrworb How safe would you feel walking alone in this area after dark?
Code g_ypacvwell How important do you think it is for you to do well in your GCSE exams or Sta
Code g_yplvsc2do What would you most like to do when you are 16?
Code g_yp2uni Would you like to go on to do further full-time education at a college or Uni
Code g_yptruant In the last 12 months, have you ever played truant?
Code g_ypparsch My parents are interested in how I do at school
Code g_yppareve My parents come to school parents evenings
Code g_ypotrmisb How often do other pupils at school misbehave or cause trouble in your classe
Code g_ypmisbsch How often would you say you yourself misbehave or cause trouble in your class
Code g_ypfrpbulli How often do you get physically bullied at school?
Code g_ypfrobulli How often do you get bullied in other ways at school?
Code g_ypfrpbully Do you physically bully other children at school?
Code g_ypfrobully How often do you bully children in other ways at school?
Code g_ypsave Which of the following describes what you usually do with your money?
Code g_yppkmp How much money did you receive last week to spend on yourself?
Code g_ypwklw Did you do any paid work last week?
Code g_ypwhrs How many hours paid work did you do last week?
Code g_yppay What was your total pay last week?
Code g_ypcare Do you look after anyone who lives here with you on a regular basis?
Code g_ypcawho1 Who do you look after?: Mother/Father
Code g_ypcawho2 Who do you look after?: Grandfather/Grandmother
Code g_ypcawho3 Who do you look after?: Brother/Sister
Code g_ypcawho4 Who do you look after?: Another adult relative
Code g_ypcawho5 Who do you look after?: Another adult who is not a relative
Code g_ypcawho6 Who do you look after?: Another child relative
Code g_ypcawho7 Who do you look after?: Another child who is not a relative
Code g_ypcawho8 Who do you look after?: Not Answered
Code g_ypcahrs About how many hours a week would you say that you usually spend looking afte
Code g_ypcasch How often do you have to miss school to do this?
Code g_ypffdwk How many days in a usual week do you eat fast food?
Code g_ypjfd How many days in a usual week to you eat crisps or sweets or have fizzy drink
Code g_ypevrsmo Do you ever smoke cigarettes at all?
Code g_ypsmofrq Which statement describes you best
Code g_ypevresmo Ever smoke e-cigarettes at all
Code g_ypfralco Do you have any friends who drink alcohol regularly, that is at least once a
Code g_ypevralc Have you ever had an alcoholic drink? That is a whole drink, not just a sip
Code g_ypregalco And would you say that you drink regularly, that is at least once a week?
Code g_ypdklm How many times in the last four weeks have you had an alcoholic drink?
Code g_ypfght How often in the past month have you had a fight with someone that involved p
Code g_ypvand In the past year, have you deliberately broken or damaged property that didn
Code g_ypshop In the past year, have you taken something from a shop, supermarket, or depar
Code g_yprace Which of the following groups do you think you belong to?
Code g_ypreliggb What is your religion?
Code g_ypreligni What is your religion?
Code g_ypvte3gb Which political party would you vote for?
Code g_ypvte3ni Which political party would you vote for?
Code g_ypvte6 How interested are you in politics?
Code g_yplvhm At what age would you like to leave home?
Code g_ringfence CAPI ringfenced household
Code g_intdatd_if Interview date: Day, imputation flag
Code g_intdatm_if Interview date: Month, imputation flag
Code g_intdaty_if Interview date: Year, imputation flag
Code g_doby_if DOB Year imputation flag
Code g_age_if Imputation flag for age_dv
Code g_fnpid Natural father: PIDP
Code g_mnpid Natural mother: PIDP
Code g_pn1pid Natural parent 1: PIDP
Code g_pn1pno Natural parent 1: PNO
Code g_pn1sex Natural parent 1: Sex
Code g_pn2pid Natural parent 2: PIDP
Code g_pn2pno Natural parent 2: PNO
Code g_pn2sex Natural parent 2: Sex
Code g_pns1pid Nat/step/adopt parent 1: PIDP
Code g_pns1pno Nat/step/adopt parent 1: PNO
Code g_pns1sex Nat/step/adopt parent 1: Sex
Code g_pns2pid Nat/step/adopt parent 2: PIDP
Code g_pns2pno Nat/step/adopt parent 2: PNO
Code g_pns2sex Nat/step/adopt parent 2: Sex
Code g_grfpid Grandfather: PIDP
Code g_grmpid Grandmother: PIDP
Code g_ypsoc90 young person: job like: SOC 2090
Code g_ypsoc90_cc young person: job like: SOC 2090, condensed
Code g_ypsoc00 young person: job like: SOC 2000
Code g_ypsoc00_cc young person: job like: SOC 2000, condensed
Code g_ypsoc10 young person: job like: SOC 2010
Code g_ypsoc10_cc young person: job like: SOC 2010, condensed
Code g_sex_dv Sex, derived
Code g_age_dv Age, derived from dob_dv and intdat_dv
Code g_intdatd_dv Interview date: Day, derived
Code g_intdatm_dv Interview date: Month, derived
Code g_intdaty_dv Interview date: Year, derived
Code g_dobm_dv DOB: Month, derived
Code g_doby_dv DOB: Year, derived
Code g_npn_dv Number of R's natural parents in hh
Code g_npns_dv Number of R's nat/step/adopt parents in hh
Code g_ngrp_dv Number of R's grandparents in hh
Code g_nnsib_dv Number of R's natural siblings in hh
Code g_nnssib_dv Number of R's nat/step/adopt siblings in hh
Code g_ypsdqes_dv SDQ Subscale: Emotional Symptoms
Code g_ypsdqcp_dv SDQ Subscale: Conduct Problems
Code g_ypsdqha_dv SDQ Subscale: Hyperactivity/Inattention
Code g_ypsdqpp_dv SDQ Subscale: Peer Relationship Problems
Code g_ypsdqps_dv SDQ Subscale: Prosocial
Code g_ypsdqtd_dv SDQ Total Difficulties Score
Code g_yprelig_dv Religion: condensed GB-NI version
Code g_ypnssec8_dv young person: job like: NSSEC: 8 classes
Code g_ethn_dv Ethnic group (derived from multiple sources)
Code g_country Country of residence
Code g_gor_dv Government Office Region
Code g_urban_dv Urban or rural area, derived
Code g_hhresp_dv Household response status
Code g_agegr5_dv Age group (age_dv): 5 year intervals
Code g_agegr10_dv Age group (age_dv): 10 year intervals
Code g_agegr13_dv Age group (age_dv): 13 categories
Numeric g_buno_dv benefit unit number
Code g_adresp15_dv PNO of person responsible for child under 16
Code g_rach16_dv Whether responsible for child under 16
Numeric g_hrpid Household reference person: PIDP
Numeric g_hrpno Household reference person: PNO
Code g_fnpno Natural father: PNO
Code g_fnspid Nat/step/adopt father: PIDP
Code g_fnspno Nat/step/adopt father: PNO
Code g_mnpno Natural mother: PNO
Code g_mnspid Nat/step/adopt mother: PIDP
Code g_mnspno Nat/step/adopt mother: PNO
Code g_grfpno Grandfather: PNO
Code g_grmpno Grandfather: PNO
Numeric g_ythscub_xw cross-sectional youth interview weight
Numeric g_ythscui_xw UKHLS+BHPS+IEMB cross-sectional youth interview weight