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British Household Panel Survey Consolidated Marital, Cohabitation and Fertility Histories, 1991-2009

Title details

SN: 5629
Title: British Household Panel Survey Consolidated Marital, Cohabitation and Fertility Histories, 1991-2009
Persistent identifier: 10.5255/UKDA-SN-5629-1
Series: British Household Panel Survey [British Household Panel Survey, 1991-2009]
Depositor: University of Essex. Institute for Social and Economic Research
Principal investigator(s): Pronzato, C., University of Essex. Institute for Social and Economic Research
Original data producer(s): University of Essex. Institute for Social and Economic Research
Sponsor(s): Economic and Social Research Council

Citation

The citation for this study is:

Pronzato, C. (2011). British Household Panel Survey Consolidated Marital, Cohabitation and Fertility Histories, 1991-2009 . [data collection]. 3rd Edition. University of Essex. Institute for Social and Economic Research, [original data producer(s)]. UK Data Service. SN: 5629, http://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-5629-1

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Subject Categories

Childbearing, family planning and abortion - Health
Family life and marriage - Social stratification and groupings

Abstract

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This project used data from the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS) (held at the Archive under GN 33196), to compile a consolidated marital, cohabitation and fertility file, containing retrospective lifetime histories and subsequent panel data related to respondents' partnerships and childbearing.

For the third edition (January 2011), updated data and documentation, covering BHPS waves up to 18, were deposited.

Main Topics:
The file includes variables covering childbirth, twins, unions (covering marriages and cohabitations), partners, and dates of separation or end of union.

Coverage, universe, methodology

Time period: 1991 - 2009
Country: Great Britain
Spatial units: Government Office Regions
Observation units: Individuals
Families/households
Kind of data: Numeric data
Individual (micro) level
Universe: National
Respondents to the BHPS Waves 1-18 (1991-2009).
Time dimensions: Longitudinal/panel/cohort
Sampling procedures: See documentation for details of sampling.
Number of units: 32,342 cases.
Method of data collection: Compilation or synthesis of existing material
Data collected at Waves 1-18 of the BHPS.
Weighting: See main BHPS documentation for details of BHPS weighting.

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Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 25 April 2007
Latest edition: 14 January 2011 (3rd Edition)
Copyright: Copyright Institute for Social and Economic Research
Access conditions: The depositor has specified that registration is required and standard conditions of use apply. The depositor may be informed about usage. See terms and conditions of access for further information.
Availability: UK Data Service
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Documentation

Title File Name Size (KB)
User Guide 5629userguide.pdf 166
Study information and citation UKDA_Study_5629_Information.htm 16
READ File read5629.htm 11
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Resulting from secondary analysis:
Hayward, J. and Brandon, G. (2010) Cohabitation in the 21st Century, Cambridge: Jubilee Centre. Retrieved 22 February, 2010, from http://www.jubilee-centre.org/resources/cohabitation_in_the_21st_century.

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