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Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey, 2007

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SN: 5892
Title: Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey, 2007
Alternative title: NILT
Persistent identifier: 10.5255/UKDA-SN-5892-1
Series: Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey [Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey, 1998-]
Depositor: Devine, P., Queen's University of Belfast. School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work
Principal investigator(s): Devine, P., Queen's University of Belfast. School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work
Data collector(s): Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. Central Survey Unit
Sponsor(s): Economic and Social Research Council
Northern Ireland. Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister
National Centre for Social Research
Grant number: RES-000-22-2063; RES-000-22-1938; RES-060-23-0015
Other acknowledgements: Lizanne Dowds, of the Northern Ireland Social and Political Archive (ARK), for funding proposals and questionnaire design; Karen Trew and John Kremer, both of the Queen's University Belfast, for questionnaire design (identity module); Orla Muldoon, of the University of Limerick, for questionnaire design (identity module); Robin Wilson and Elizabeth Meehan, both of Queen's University Belfast, for questionnaire design (political attitudes and role of government modules); NatCen for questionnaire design (political attitudes module).

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Devine, P. (2008). Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey, 2007. [data collection]. UK Data Service. SN: 5892, http://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-5892-1

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Social attitudes and behaviour - Society and culture

Abstract

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The Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey (NILT) series began in 1998, and was the successor to the previous Northern Ireland Social Attitudes series, (available under GN 33235), which was discontinued in 1996.
The main aims of the NILT series are:
  • to monitor public attitudes towards social policy and political issues in Northern Ireland;
  • to provide a time series on attitudes to key social policy areas;
  • to facilitate academic social policy analysis;
  • to provide a freely available resource on public attitudes for the wider community of users in Northern Ireland.

    NILT originally had a companion series which also began in 1998, the Young Life and Times Survey (YLT) (held under SN 33313), although the YLT methodology changed in 2003. Moreover, NILT forms part of the International Social Survey Programme (ISSP), although it does not do so every year. Unfortunately, NILT did not run in 2011 due to funding issues, though YLT ran as normal that year; NILT resumed in 2012 (SN 7408). In addition, several open access teaching datasets were created by ARK (Access Research Knowledge) from various years of NILT, covering different topics such as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) issues, politics and community relations, attitudes to ageing and ageism, and dementia (all held under GN 33312).

    Further information about this series may be found on the ARK NILT webpage.

  • Main Topics:
    The 2007 NILT survey covered:
    • community relations
    • attitudes to minority ethnic people and migrant workers
    • identity
    • political attitudes
    • public services
    • role of government
    • background information on the respondents

    Coverage, universe, methodology

    Dates of fieldwork: October 2007 - January 2008
    Country: Northern Ireland
    Spatial units: No spatial unit
    Observation units: Individuals
    Kind of data: Numeric data
    Individual (micro) level
    Universe: National
    Northern Irish adults
    Adults aged 18 or over, living in private households in Northern Ireland during 2007
    Time dimensions: Repeated cross-sectional study
    Sampling procedures: One-stage stratified or systematic random sample
    Number of units: 1,179 cases.
    Method of data collection: Face-to-face interview; Self-completion
    Weighting: Weighting used. See documentation for details.

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    Administrative and access information

    Date of release:
    First edition: 28 July 2008
    Copyright: Copyright Access Research Knowledge (ARK) Northern Ireland
    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
    Contact: Get in touch

    Documentation

    Title File Name Size (KB)
    User Guide 5892userguide.pdf 2392
    Study information and citation UKDA_Study_5892_Information.htm 6
    READ File read5892.htm 10
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      Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey, 2012 (SN 7408)
      Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey, 2012: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues Teaching Dataset (SN 7546)
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    Publications

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    By principal investigator(s):
    Publications based on NILT, including the Research Updates series and other downloadable items in Acrobat PDF format, are available on the Publications page on the ARK web site.

    Books in the Social attitudes in Northern Ireland series contain chapters based on different aspects of NILT research:

    Gray, A.M. et al. (2002) Social attitudes in Northern Ireland: the eighth report, London: Pluto Press.

    Lloyd, K. et al. (2004) Social attitudes in Northern Ireland: the ninth report, London: Pluto Press.

    Resulting from secondary analysis:
    Curtice, J., Devine, P. and Ormston, R. (2013) 'Devolution: identities and constitutional preferences across the UK', in A. Park, C. Bryson, E. Clery, J. Curtice and M. Phillips (eds.), British Social Attitudes: 30th Report, London: NatCen Social Research. Retrieved November 28, 2013 from http://www.bsa-30.natcen.ac.uk/read-the-report/devolution/introduction.aspx

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