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|Title:||Occupational Coding for the National Child Development Study (1969, 1991-2008) and the 1970 British Cohort Study (1980, 2000-2008)|
|Alternative title:||Occupation Coding (SOC2000); NCDS and BCS70|
|Depositor:||Gregg, P., University of Bristol. Centre for Market and Public Organisation|
|Depositor:||University of London. Institute of Education. Centre for Longitudinal Studies|
Gregg, P., University of Bristol. Centre for Market and Public Organisation
|Original data producer(s):||
University of London. Institute of Education. Centre for Longitudinal Studies
Economic and Social Research Council
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Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.The coding of employment occupation data from the National Child Development Study (NCDS) and the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70) was undertaken as part of the project An Examination of the Impact of Family Socio-economic Status on Outcomes in Late Childhood and Adolescence, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
Researchers from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC), based at the University of Bristol, worked on data from selected waves of the NCDS and BCS70. To create occupational code classifications, the computerised questionnaire response text strings were converted into comma separated value (CSV) files and processed using the CASCOT (Computer Assisted Structured COding Tool) software programme, which used automatic and semi-automatic processing to assign Standard Occupational Classification 2000 (SOC2000) codes (SOC2000) to entries. For further details, see the documentation.
Information on the BCS70 and NCDS series may be found on the Institute of Education Centre for Longitudinal Studies website.
The study comprises 12 data files, covering occupational coding across study waves for BCS70 and NCDS respondents and their mothers, fathers and partners. See documentation for further details.
|Time period:||1969 - 2008 - The data are taken from selected waves of the BCS70 and NCDS conducted at intervals between 1969 and 2008.|
No spatial unit
|Kind of data:||
Individual (micro) level
Respondents to selected waves of the NCDS and BCS70, conducted between 1969 and 2008.
No sampling (total universe)
|Method of data collection:||
Compilation or synthesis of existing material
|Weighting:||No weighting used|
NCDS Waves 2, 5, 6, 7 and 8 (1969 and 1991-2008) and BCS70 Waves 3, 6, 7 and 8 (1980 and 2000-2008).
|Date of release:|
|First edition:||09 July 2012|
|Copyright:||Copyright held jointly between the Centre for Market and Public Organisation and the Centre for Longitudinal Studies|
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|Title||File Name||Size (KB)|
|CLS Confidentiality and Data Security Review||cls_confidentiality_and_data_security_review.pdf||25|
|Occupational Coding (SOC2000) NCDS and BCS70||ncds_bcs_occupation_coding.pdf||751|
|Study information and citation||UKDA_Study_7023_Information.htm||18|
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References and links to publications based on the project may be found on the ESRC's An Examination of the Impact of Family Socio-economic Status on Outcomes in Late Childhood and Adolescence award webpage.
Details of publications based on the BCS70 and NCDS series may be found on the Institute of Education Centre for Longitudinal Studies website.
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