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Understanding Society: Waves 1-5, 2009-2014

Title details

SN: 6614
Title: Understanding Society: Waves 1-5, 2009-2014
Alternative title: United Kingdom Household Longitudinal Study; UKHLS
Persistent identifier: 10.5255/UKDA-SN-6614-7
Series: Understanding Society [Understanding Society: Waves 1- , 2008-]
Depositor: University of Essex. Institute for Social and Economic Research
Principal investigator(s): University of Essex. Institute for Social and Economic Research
NatCen Social Research
Data collector(s): NatCen Social Research
Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. Central Survey Unit
Sponsor(s): Economic and Social Research Council
Department for Work and Pensions
Department for Education
Department for Transport
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Department for Communities and Local Government
Department of Health
Scottish Government
Welsh Assembly Government
Northern Ireland Executive
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Food Standards Agency
Grant number: ESRC: RES-586-47-0001-01; NCRM: DU/512589103

Citation

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University of Essex. Institute for Social and Economic Research, NatCen Social Research. (2015). Understanding Society: Waves 1-5, 2009-2014. [data collection]. 7th Edition. UK Data Service. SN: 6614, http://dx.doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-6614-7.

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Subject Categories

Consumer behaviour - Economics
Family life and marriage - Social stratification and groupings
General - Employment and labour
General - Health
Income, property and investment - Economics
Social attitudes and behaviour - Society and culture
Social indicators and quality of life - Society and culture

Abstract

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Understanding Society, or the United Kingdom Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS), is conducted by the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER), at the University of Essex. The survey research organisation in Great Britain is NatCen Social Research and in Northern Ireland, the Central Survey Unit of the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA).

As a multi-topic household survey, the purpose of Understanding Society is to understand social and economic change in Britain at the household and individual levels. It is anticipated that over time the study will permit examination of short- and long-term effects of social and economic change, including policy interventions, on the general well-being of the UK population with a strong emphasis on domains of family and social ties, work, financial resources, and health. The study is an annual survey of each adult member of a nationally representative sample. The same individuals are re-interviewed in each wave. If individuals leave their household, all adult members of their new household are interviewed. Each wave is collected over 24 months, such that the first wave of data was collected between January 2009 and January 2011, the second wave between January 2010 and January 2012, and so forth. Data collection takes place using computer assisted personal interviewing (CAPI). One person completes the household questionnaire. Each person aged 16 or older answers the individual adult interview and self-completion questionnaire. Young people aged 10-15 years are asked to respond to a paper self-completion questionnaire.

The study has four sample components: the General Population component, the Innovation Panel, a boost sample of ethnic minority group members, and participants in the former British Household Panel Survey (BHPS) (held at the UK Data Archive under SN 5151). Waves 1-2 (SN 6614) include the General Population component and the ethnic minority boost sample. The Innovation Panel data are held separately under SN 6849. Former participants of the BHPS joined Understanding Society from Wave 2. BHPS sample members have an identifier within the Understanding Society datasets from Wave 2 onwards, allowing the matching of BHPS data to Understanding Society.

Further information about the survey may be found on the Understanding Society web site.

End User Licence and Special Licence Understanding Society data:
Users should note that there are two versions of the main Understanding Society data. One is available under the standard End User Licence (EUL) agreement, and the other is a Special Licence (SL) version. The SL version contains month and year of birth variables instead of just age, more detailed country and occupation coding for a number of variables and various income variables have not been top-coded (see the documentation available with the SL version for more detail on the differences). Users are advised to first obtain the standard EUL version of the data to see if they are sufficient for their research requirements. The SL data have more restrictive access conditions; prospective users of the SL version will need to complete an extra application form and demonstrate to the data owners exactly why they need access to the additional variables in order to get permission to use that version.

Special Licence files currently available:
- The SL versions of the main Understanding Society and Innovation Panel studies may be found under SNs 6931 and 7083 respectively.
- Low-level and Medium-level Geographical Identifiers data are also available subject to SL access conditions; see SNs 6666, 6668-6675 and 7182 (main study) and 6908-6916 (Innovation Panel).

Edition history:
  • The first edition (released December 2010) comprised data and documentation from Wave 1, Year 1.
  • For the second edition (November 2011), materials for the second year of Wave 1 were added to the study, which now comprises the full set of Wave 1 data and documentation.
  • For the third edition (February 2012) data and materials for the first year of Wave 2 were added to the study. The purpose of the Wave 2 interim release was to provide early access to longitudinal data from Understanding Society for the general population sample component, prior to the release of the full Wave 2 data in late 2012. This early release also contained data from the sample component of BHPS participants, but not the Ethnic Minority Boost sample component.
  • For the fourth edition (January 2013) finalised data and documentation from Wave 2 were deposited, along with updated data and documentation for Wave 1. See documentation for full details of revisions and updates.
  • For the fifth edition (November 2013) data and documentation from Wave 3 were deposited, along with updated data and documentation for Waves 1 and 2. See documentation for full details of revisions and updates.
  • For the sixth edition (November 2014) data and documentation from Wave 4 were deposited, along with updated data and documentation for Waves 1, 2 and 3. See documentation for full details of revisions and updates.
  • For the seventh edition (November 2015) data and documentation from Wave 5 were deposited, along with updated data and documentation for Waves 1-4. See documentation for full details of revisions and updates.
Suitable data analysis software
These data are provided by the depositor in Stata format. Users are strongly advised to analyse them in Stata. Transfer to other formats may result in unforeseen issues. Stata SE software is needed to analyse the larger files, which contain over 2,047 variables.

Main Topics:
The survey instrument is constructed with modules. For a fuller listing of modules and questionnaire content see the User Manual or the online documentation system.

The household questionnaire includes a household composition listing of all household members with information about gender, date of birth, marital and employment status, and relationship to the household respondent. The household questionnaire also includes questions about housing, mortgage or rent payments, material deprivation, and consumer durables and cars.

The individual interview is asked of every person in the household aged 16 or over. It includes questions about demographics, baseline information, family background, ethnicity and language use; migration, partnership and fertility histories; health, disability and caring; current employment and earnings; employment status (for persons interviewed January-June); parenting and childcare arrangements; family networks; benefit payments; political party identification; household finances; environmental behaviours; consents to administrative data linkage.

The adult self-completed questionnaire is a pencil-and-paper instrument. The self-completion component asks about subjective questions, particularly those which are potentially sensitive or require more privacy. It includes feelings of depression (General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12)) and well-being, sleep behaviour, environmental attitudes and beliefs, neighbourhood participation and belonging, life satisfaction, activities with partner and relationship quality.

A proxy module, a much shortened version of the individual questionnaire, collects demographic, health, and employment information, as well as a summary income measure.

The youth self-completion questionnaire is a pencil-and-paper instrument for children aged 10-15. The content includes computer and technology use, family support, sibling relationships, feelings about areas of life, Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ), health behaviours, smoking and drinking, and aspirations.

Standard measures used:
Medical Outcomes Study Short Form 12 (SF-12)
General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12)
Warwick Edinburgh Mental Well-Being Scale
Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ)
Material deprivation
Child deprivation
Neighbourhood cohesion

Coverage, universe, methodology

Dates of fieldwork: January 2009 - May 2015
Country: United Kingdom
Spatial units: Countries
Government Office Regions
Observation units: Individuals
Families/households
Kind of data: Numeric data
Alpha/numeric data
Individual (micro) level
Universe: National
Households and their individual members resident in the United Kingdom.
Time dimensions: Longitudinal/panel/cohort
Sampling procedures: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Two-stage stratified systematic sample - see documentation for details.
Number of units: Over 40,000 households were included in the sample at Wave 1. See documentation for breakdown of numbers and response rates for each wave.
Method of data collection: Face-to-face interview; Self-completion
Weighting: Weighting used. See documentation for details.

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ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTACCIDENTSACCOUNTS
ADOLESCENTSADOPTED CHILDRENADOPTIVE PARENTS
ADULTSAGEALCOHOLIC DRINKS
APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENTASPIRATIONASSAULT
ATTITUDESBEDROOMSBIRTH WEIGHT
BREAST-FEEDINGBRITISH POLITICAL PARTIESBROADBAND
BULLYINGBUSINESSESCABLE TELEVISION
CARE OF DEPENDANTSCARE OF THE DISABLEDCARE OF THE ELDERLY
CAREGIVERSCENTRAL HEATINGCHILD BENEFITS
CHILD CARECHILD DAY CARECHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS
CHILDBIRTHCHILDRENCITIZENSHIP
CIVIL PARTNERSHIPSCLEANINGCLINICAL TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS
CLOTHINGCOHABITATIONCOHABITING
COLOUR TELEVISION RECEIVERSCOMMUNITY BEHAVIOURCOMMUTING
COMPACT DISC PLAYERSCOMPUTERSCONFECTIONERY
CONSUMER GOODSCOSTSCOUNCIL TAX
CRIME VICTIMSCRIMECRIMINAL DAMAGE
CULTURAL GOODSDEATHDEBILITATIVE ILLNESS
DEBTSDEGREESDEPRESSION
DIET AND NUTRITIONDISABILITIESDISABLED PERSONS
DISCRIMINATIONDISEASESDIVORCE
DOMESTIC APPLIANCESDOMESTIC RESPONSIBILITIESECONOMIC ACTIVITY
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUNDEDUCATIONAL EXPECTATIONSELECTRIC POWER SUPPLY
ELECTRONIC GAMESEMOTIONAL STATESEMPLOYEES
EMPLOYERSEMPLOYMENT HISTORYEMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMMESEMPLOYMENTENERGY CONSUMPTION
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATIONENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATIONENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENTSETHNIC GROUPSETHNIC MINORITIES
EXAMINATIONSEXPENDITUREFAMILIES
FAMILY DISORGANIZATIONFAMILY ENVIRONMENTFAMILY LIFE
FAMILY MEMBERSFAMILY SIZEFATHER'S ECONOMIC ACTIVITY
FATHER'S PLACE OF BIRTHFATHERSFINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES
FINANCIAL EXPECTATIONSFINANCIAL RESOURCESFINANCIAL SUPPORT
FOODFREQUENCYFRIENDS
FRUITFUEL OILSFUELS
FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENTFURNISHED ACCOMMODATIONFURNITURE
FURTHER EDUCATIONGAS SUPPLYGENDER
GRANDPARENTSHAPPINESSHEALTH
HEATING SYSTEMSHEIGHT (PHYSIOLOGY)HIGHER EDUCATION
HOLIDAYSHOME BUYINGHOME CONTENTS INSURANCE
HOME OWNERSHIPHOURS OF WORKHOUSE PRICES
HOUSEHOLD BUDGETSHOUSEHOLD INCOMEHOUSEHOLDS
HOUSESHOUSEWORKHOUSING BENEFITS
HOUSING CONDITIONSHOUSING FACILITIESHOUSING FINANCE
HOUSING NEEDSHOUSING TENUREHOUSING
ILL HEALTHINCOMEINSURANCE
INTEREST (FINANCE)INTERNET ACCESSINTERNET USE
INVESTMENTJOB CHANGINGJOB HUNTING
JOB SATISFACTIONJUVENILE DELINQUENCYLANDLORDS
LANGUAGESLEAVING HOME (YOUTH)LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES
LIFE SATISFACTIONLIVING ABROADLOANS
MANAGERSMARITAL HISTORYMARITAL STATUS
MARRIAGE DISSOLUTIONMARRIAGEMEALS
MOBILE PHONESMORTGAGE ARREARSMORTGAGES
MOTHER'S ECONOMIC ACTIVITYMOTHER'S PLACE OF BIRTHMOTHERS
MOTOR PROCESSESMOTOR VEHICLESNATIONALISM
NATIONALITYNEIGHBOURHOODSNEIGHBOURS
OCCUPATIONAL PENSIONSOCCUPATIONAL QUALIFICATIONSOCCUPATIONAL TRAINING
OCCUPATIONSONE-PARENT FAMILIESOVERTIME
PAINPARENT RESPONSIBILITYPARENTAL ROLE
PARENTAL SUPERVISIONPARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIPPARTICIPATION
PART-TIME EMPLOYMENTPATIENTSPAYMENTS
PERSONAL DEBT REPAYMENTPHYSICAL MOBILITYPLACE OF BIRTH
PLACE OF RESIDENCEPOLITICAL ALLEGIANCEPOLITICAL ATTITUDES
POLITICAL INTERESTPRIVATE PERSONAL PENSIONSPRIVATE SCHOOLS
PRIVATE SECTORPROFITSPUBLIC SECTOR
QUALIFICATIONSQUALITY OF LIFERECREATIONAL FACILITIES
RECYCLINGRELIGIOUS AFFILIATIONRELIGIOUS ATTENDANCE
RELIGIOUS DOCTRINESRENEWABLE ENERGYRENTED ACCOMMODATION
RENTSRESIDENTIAL MOBILITYRETIREMENT
ROOMSRURAL AREASSAFETY AND SECURITY
SATELLITE RECEIVERSSATISFACTIONSAVINGS
SCHOOL PUNISHMENTSSCHOOL-LEAVING AGESCHOOLS
SEASONAL EMPLOYMENTSELF-EMPLOYEDSELF-ESTEEM
SHOPPINGSIBLINGSSLEEP
SMOKINGSOCIAL ATTITUDESSOCIAL CAPITAL
SOCIAL CLASSSOCIAL HOUSINGSOCIAL INEQUALITY
SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITSSOCIAL SECURITY CONTRIBUTIONSSOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS
SOLAR POWERSOLID FUEL HEATINGSPOUSES
STANDARD OF LIVINGSTATE EDUCATIONSTATE RETIREMENT PENSIONS
STEPCHILDRENSTUDENT TRANSPORTATIONSTUDENTS
SUBCONTRACTINGSUBSIDIARY EMPLOYMENTSUPERVISORS
TELEPHONESTELEVISION RECEIVERSTELEVISION VIEWING
TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENTTHEFTTIED HOUSING
TIMETRAININGTRAVELLING TIME
TRUANCYUNEARNED INCOMEUNEMPLOYED
UNEMPLOYMENTUNFURNISHED ACCOMMODATIONUNITED KINGDOM
URBAN AREASVEGETABLESVOTING BEHAVIOUR
VOTING INTENTIONWAGESWEIGHT (PHYSIOLOGY)
WELSH (LANGUAGE)WIDOWEDWIND POWER
WORKING WOMENWORKPLACEYOUTH

Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 13 December 2010
Latest edition: 19 November 2015 (7th Edition)
Copyright: Copyright Economic and Social Research Council
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 for further information.
Availability: UK Data Service
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Documentation

Title File Name Size (KB)
Understanding Society: Wave 1: Consent Package 6614_wave1_consent_package.pdf 670
Understanding Society: Wave 1: Adult Self-Completion Questionnaire 6614_wave1_main_adult_sc_questionnaire.pdf 417
Understanding Society: Wave 1: Youth Self-Completion Questionnaire (10 - 15 yrs) 6614_wave1_main_youth_sc_questionnaire.pdf 734
Understanding Society: Wave 1: Project Instructions (Interviewers) 6614_wave1_project_instructions_interviewers.pdf 2114
Understanding Society: Wave 1: Mainstage Showcards 6614_wave1_showcards.pdf 193
Understanding Society: Wave 1: Technical Report 6614_wave1_technical_report.pdf 477
Understanding Society: Waves 1-4: Revision 2015 6614_wave1_to_4_revisions_2015.pdf 391
Understanding Society: Waves 1-5: The UK Household Longitudinal Study: User Manual 6614_wave1_to_5_usermanual.pdf 867
Understanding Society: Wave 1: Questionnaire 6614_wave1_understanding_society_questionnaire_v04.pdf 2844
Understanding Society: Wave 2: Address Record Files 6614_wave2_address_record_form.pdf 548
Understanding Society: Wave 2: Adult Self-Completion Questionnaire 6614_wave2_adult_selfcompletion_questionnaire.pdf 453
Understanding Society: Wave 2: CAPI Project Instructions 6614_wave2_project_instructions_interviewers.pdf 1667
Understanding Society: Wave 2: Respondent Communications 6614_wave2_respondent_communications.pdf 570
Understanding Society: Wave 2: Showcards 6614_wave2_showcards.pdf 401
Understanding Society: Wave 2: Technical Report 6614_wave2_technical_report.pdf 368
Understanding Society: Wave 2: Questionnaire 6614_wave2_understanding_society_questionnaire_v04.pdf 3787
Understanding Society: Wave 2: Youth Self-Completion Questionnaire 6614_wave2_youth_selfcompletion_questionnaire.pdf 658
Understanding Society: Wave 3: Address Record Forms 6614_wave3_address_record_form.pdf 1032
Understanding Society: Wave 3: Advance Letters and Leaflets 6614_wave3_advancelet_leaflets.pdf 2103
Understanding Society: Wave 3: Cognitive Ability Booklet 6614_wave3_cognitive_ability_booklet.pdf 305
Understanding Society: Wave 3: Cognitive Ability Measures 6614_wave3_cognitive_ability_measures_v1_1.pdf 345
Understanding Society: Wave 3: CAPI Project Instructions 6614_wave3_project_instructions_interviewer.pdf 2535
Understanding Society: Wave 3: Questionnaire 6614_wave3_questionnaire.pdf 5426
Understanding Society: Wave 3: Respondent Correspondence 6614_wave3_respondent_correspondence.pdf 1692
Understanding Society: Wave 3: Showcards 6614_wave3_showcards.pdf 474
Understanding Society: Wave 3: Technical Report 6614_wave3_technical_report_final_14-10-13.pdf 2007
Understanding Society: Wave 3: Youth Self-Completion Questionnaire (10-15 yrs), G.B. 6614_wave3_youth_questionnaire_gb_annotated.pdf 1129
Understanding Society: Wave 3: Youth Self-Completion Questionnaire (10-15 yrs), N.I. 6614_wave3_youth_questionnaire_ni_annotated.pdf 1116
Understanding Society: Wave 4: Address Record Forms 6614_wave4_address_record_form.pdf 406
Understanding Society: Wave 4: Advance Letters and Leaflets 6614_wave4_advance_letters_leaflets.pdf 994
Understanding Society: Wave 4: CAPI Project Instructions 6614_wave4_capi_project_instructions_v1_f.pdf 2227
Understanding Society: Wave 4: Consent Forms 6614_wave4_consents.pdf 2497
Understanding Society: Wave 4: Northern Ireland Fieldwork Documents 6614_wave4_northern_ireland_fieldwork_documents.pdf 1062
Understanding Society: Wave 4: Respondent Correspondence 6614_wave4_respondent_correspondence.pdf 1379
Understanding Society: Wave 4: Showcards 6614_wave4_showcards_v5_f.pdf 395
Understanding Society: Wave 4: Technical Report 6614_wave4_technical_report.pdf 1586
Understanding Society: Wave 4: Questionnaire 6614_wave4_understanding_society_questionnaire_v1_2.pdf 6177
Understanding Society: Wave 4: Youth Self-Completion Questionnaire 6614_wave4_youth_selfcompletion_questionnaire.pdf 930
Understanding Society: Wave 5: Address Record File B 6614_wave5_address_record_file_b.pdf 376
Understanding Society: Wave 5: Advance Letter 6614_wave5_advance_letter.pdf 316
Understanding Society: Wave 5: CAPI Project Instructions 6614_wave5_capi_project_instructions.pdf 2559
Understanding Society: Wave 5: Change of Address Card 6614_wave5_change_of_address_card.pdf 389
Understanding Society: Wave 5: Consent Flowchart 6614_wave5_consent_flowchart.pdf 195
Understanding Society: Wave 5: Education Consent Form 6614_wave5_education_consent_form.pdf 460
Understanding Society: Wave 5: Education Consent Leaflet 6614_wave5_education_consent_leaflet.pdf 554
Understanding Society: Wave 5: User Guide to Ethnicity Research 6614_wave5_ethnicity_guide_ed2.pdf 872
Understanding Society: Wave 5: Participation Flyer 6614_wave5_flyer.pdf 462
Understanding Society: Wave 5: Information for Participants - G.B. 6614_wave5_gb_info_leaflet.pdf 640
Understanding Society: Wave 5: Health Consent Form 6614_wave5_health_consent_form.pdf 460
Understanding Society: Wave 5: NHS Consent Leaflet 6614_wave5_health_consent_leaflet.pdf 549
Understanding Society: Wave 5: HMRC Consent Leaflet 6614_wave5_hmrc_consent_leaflet.pdf 535
Understanding Society: Wave 5: Information for Participants - N.I. 6614_wave5_ni_info_leaflet.pdf 667
Understanding Society: Wave 5: Questionnaire 6614_wave5_questionnaire.pdf 6718
Understanding Society: Wave 5: Showcards 6614_wave5_showcards.pdf 857
Understanding Society: Wave 5: Contact Letter 6614_wave5_stable_contact_letter.pdf 357
Understanding Society: Wave 5: Technical Report 6614_wave5_technical_report.pdf 1387
Understanding Society: Wave 5: Tracing Letter 6614_wave5_tracing_letter.pdf 375
Understanding Society: Wave 5: Youth Self-Completion Questionnaire (10-15 yrs), G.B. 6614_wave5_youth_questionnaire_gb.pdf 917
Understanding Society: Wave 5: Youth Self-Completion Questionnaire (10-15 yrs), N.I. 6614_wave5_youth_questionnaire_ni.pdf 918
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Publications

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By principal investigator(s):
Understanding Society has its own Methodological Working Paper Series and Findings Series, both of which are freely available.

Burton, J., Nandi, A. and Platt, L. (2008) Who are the UK's ethnic minority groups? Issues of identification and measurement in a longitudinal survey, ISER Working Paper 2008-2. Retrieved 14 November 2014 from http://research.understandingsociety.org.uk/publications/working-paper/2008-02

Gray, M., Uhrig, S. C. N., Constantine, R., d'Ardenne, J. and Blake, M. (2008) Cognitive testing of Understanding Society. The UK Household Longitudinal Study questionnaire, ISER Working Paper 2008-4. Retrieved 14 November 2014 from http://research.understandingsociety.org.uk/publications/working-paper/2008-04

Lynn, P. (2009), Sample design for Understanding Society, ISER Working Paper 2009-1. Retrieved 14 November 2014 from http://research.understandingsociety.org.uk/publications/working-paper/2009-01

Berthoud, R., Fumagalli, L., Lynn, P., Platt, L. (2009) Design of the ethnic minority boost sample, ISER Working Paper 2009-2. Retrieved 14 November 2014 from http://research.understandingsociety.org.uk/publications/working-paper/2009-02

Nandi, A. and Platt, L. (2009) Developing ethnic identity questions for Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study, ISER Working Paper 2009-3. Retrieved 14 November 2014 from http://research.understandingsociety.org.uk/publications/working-paper/2009-03

Rabe, B. (2011) Geographical identifiers in Understanding Society, version 1, ISER Working Paper 2011-1. Retrieved 14 November 2014 from http://research.understandingsociety.org.uk/publications/working-paper/2011-01

Nandi, A., Platt, L. (2011) Effect of interview modes on measurement of identity, ISER Working Paper 2011-2. Retrieved 14 November 2014 from http://research.understandingsociety.org.uk/publications/working-paper/2011-02

Booker, C. and Sacker, A. (2011) ‘Limiting long-term illness and subjective well-being in families’, Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 3(1), pp.41-65.

Lynn, P. (2011) Maintaining cross-sectional representativeness in a longitudinal general population survey, ISER Working Paper 2011-4. Retrieved 14 November 2014 from http://research.understandingsociety.org.uk/publications/working-paper/2011-04

Ferragina, E., Tomlinson, M. and Walker, R. (2011) ‘Determinants of participation in the United Kingdom: a preliminary analysis’, Understanding Society .

Knies, G. (2011) ‘Life satisfaction and material well-being of young people in the UK’, Understanding Society .

Lynn, P., Burton, J., Kaminska, O., Knies, G. and Nandi, A. (2012) An initial look at non-response and attrition in Understanding Society, ISER Working Paper 2012-2. Retrieved 14 November 2014 from http://research.understandingsociety.org.uk/publications/working-paper/2012-02

Lynn, P. (2012) The propensity of older respondents to participate in a general population survey, ISER Working Paper 2012-3. Retrieved 14 November 2014 from http://research.understandingsociety.org.uk/publications/working-paper/2012-03

Knies, G., Burton, J. and Sala, E. (2012) ‘Consenting to health record linkage: evidence from a multi-purpose longitudinal survey of a general population’, BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), p.52.

Longhi S. (2013) Individual pro-environmental behaviour in the household context, ISER Working Paper 2013-21. Retrieved 17 February 2014 from https://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/publications/working-papers/iser/2013-21.pdf

McFall, S. L. and Buck, N. (2013) ‘Understanding Society – the UK Household Longitudinal Survey: a resource for demographers’, in Applied Demography and Public Health, Springer Netherlands, pp.357-369.

Tippett, N., Wolke, D. and Platt, L. (2013) ‘Ethnicity and bullying involvement in a national UK youth sample’ Journal of Adolescence, 36(4), pp.639-649.

Resulting from secondary analysis:
Demey, D., Berrington, A., Evandrou, M. and Falkingham, J. (2011) 'The changing demography of mid-life, from the 1980s to the 2000s', Population Trends, 145 (Autumn), pp.16-34. Retrieved October 19th, 2011 from http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/population-trends-rd/population-trends/no--145--autumn-2011/ard-pt145-changing-demography.pdf

Demey, D., Berrington, A., Evandrou, M., Falkingham, J. and McGowan, T. (2011) How has mid-life changed in Britain since the 1980s?, CPC Briefing Paper No. 2. Retrieved October 19th, 2011 from http://www.cpc.ac.uk/resources/downloads/Mid_Life_in_Britain_briefing2.pdf

McAloney, K. (2012) 'Inter-faith relationships in Great Britain: prevalence and implications for psychological well-being', Mental Health, Religion and Culture, (online), DOI:10.1080/13674676.2012.714359

Berrington, A., Stone, J. and Falkingham, J. (2013) The impact of parental characteristics and contextual effects on returns to the parental home in Britain, CPC Working Paper 29.

Crawford, C., Dearden, L. and Greaves, E. (2013) When you are born matters: evidence for England, IFS Reports, R80, London: Institute for Fiscal Studies. doi: 10.1920/re.ifs.2013.0080. Retrieved August 19, 2013 from http://www.ifs.org.uk/comms/r80.pdf

Crawford, C., Dearden, L. and Greaves, E. (2013) The impact of age within academic year on adult outcomes, IFS Working Papers, W13/07, May. London: Institute for Fiscal Studies. doi: 10.1920/wp.ifs.2013.1307. Retrieved August 19, 2013 from http://www.ifs.org.uk/wps/wp201307.pdf

Demey, D., Berrington, A., Evandrou, M. and Falkingham, J. (2013) 'Pathways into living alone in mid-life: diversity and policy implications', Advances in Life Course Research, 18(3), pp.161-174. doi:10.1016/j.alcr.2013.02.001

McAloney, K. (2013) ‘Mixed’ religion relationships and well-being in Northern Ireland’, Journal of Religion and Health, pp.1-10.

Demey, D., Berrington, A., Evandrou, M. and Falkingham, J. (2014) 'Living alone and psychological well-being in mid-life: does partnership history matter?', Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 168(5), pp.403-410. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech-2013-202932

Hutchinson, J., White, P.C.L. and Graham, H. (2014) 'Differences in the social patterning of active travel between urban and rural populations: findings from a large UK household survey', International Journal of Public Health. doi 10.1007/s00038-014-0578-2

Correa, S., Durrant, G.B. and P.W. Smith (2014) When to stop calling? Using call record data to assess nonresponse bias in a longitudinal study, paper presented to the International Workshop on Household Survey Nonresponse, 2 September 2014, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Longhi S. (2014) 'Cultural diversity and subjective wellbeing', IZA Journal of Migration, 3(13), DOI: 10.1186/2193-9039-3-13

Kumar,A., Rotik, M. and Ussher, K. (2014) Pay progression: understanding the barriers for the lowest paid, London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Retrieved April 23, 2015, from http://www.cipd.co.uk/binaries/pay-progression_2014-understanding-the-barriers-for-the-lowest-paid.pdf

Cruise, S.M., Patterson, L., Cardwell, C.R. and O'Reilly, D. (2015) 'Large panel-survey data demonstrated country-level and ethnic minority variation in consent for health record linkage', Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 68, pp.684-692. doi:10.1016/j.jclinepi.2015.01.011 (ISSN 0895-4356).

Dodds, R.M., Syddall, H.E., Cooper, R. et al. (2014) 'Grip strength across the life course: normative data from twelve British studies', PLoS ONE, 9(12): e113637. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113637

Evans, K. (2016)Working well: how employers can improve the wellbeing and productivity of their workforce, London: Social Market Foundation. Retrieved February 2nd, 2016 from http://www.smf.co.uk/publications/working-well-how-employers-can-improve-the-wellbeing-and-productivity-of-their-workforce/

Keohane, N. (2016) Longer lives, stronger families: the changing nature of intergenerational support, London: Social Market Foundation. ISBN: 978-1-910683-08-8. Retrieved February 8th, 2016 from http://www.smf.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Publication-Longer-Lives-Stronger-Families-The-changing-nature-of-intergenerational-support.pdf

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