DOI change log

DOI change log for UK Data Service data catalogue record:

English Longitudinal Study of Ageing: Waves 0-7, 1998-2015

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10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-14
Citation: Marmot, M., Oldfield, Z., Clemens, S., Blake, M., Phelps, A., Nazroo, J., Steptoe, A., Rogers, N., Banks, J., Oskala, A. (2017). English Longitudinal Study of Ageing: Waves 0-7, 1998-2015. [data collection]. 27th Edition. UK Data Service. SN: 5050, http://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-14
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6 March 2017: [high] For the 27th edition (March 2017), Wave 2 Salivary Cortisol data and accompanying documentation were added to the study. For a full edition history, see documentation.
Minor changes
21 November 2017:
Addition of publication reference
13 November 2017:
Addition of publication reference
13 November 2017:
Minor changes to catalogue record
1 November 2017:
Minor changes to catalogue record
7 September 2017:
Addition of publication reference
13 June 2017:
Addition of publication reference
13 March 2017:
Addition of publication reference
7 March 2017:
Addition of publication reference
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10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-13
Citation: Marmot, M., Oldfield, Z., Clemens, S., Blake, M., Phelps, A., Nazroo, J., Steptoe, A., Rogers, N., Banks, J., Oskala, A. (2016). English Longitudinal Study of Ageing: Waves 0-7, 1998-2015. [data collection]. 26th Edition. UK Data Service. SN: 5050, http://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-13
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1 November 2016: [high] For the 26th edition (October 2016), Wave 7 Pensions Grid data have been added to the study.
Minor changes
17 January 2017:
Addition of publication reference
28 November 2016:
Addition of publication reference
21 November 2016:
Addition of publication reference
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10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-12
Citation: Marmot, M., Oldfield, Z., Clemens, S., Blake, M., Phelps, A., Nazroo, J., Steptoe, A., Rogers, N., Banks, J., Oskala, A. (2016). English Longitudinal Study of Ageing: Waves 0-7, 1998-2015. [data collection]. 25th Edition. UK Data Service. SN: 5050, http://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-12
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2 August 2016: For the 25th edition (August 2016), Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) derived variables and financial derived variables files for Wave 7 and updated versions for Waves 1-6 have been deposited, with accompanying new and updated documentation.
Minor changes
2 August 2016:
Minor changes to catalogue record
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10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-11
Citation: Marmot, M., Oldfield, Z., Clemens, S., Blake, M., Phelps, A., Nazroo, J., Steptoe, A., Rogers, N., Banks, J., Oskala, A. (2016). English Longitudinal Study of Ageing: Waves 0-7, 1998-2015. [data collection]. 24th Edition. UK Data Service. SN: 5050, http://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-11
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24 May 2016: For the 24th edition (May 2016), core data and documentation for Wave 7, and an updated version of the Harmonised dataset with accompanying documentation, were added to the study.
Minor changes
7 June 2016:
Minor changes to catalogue record
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10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-10
Citation: Marmot, M., Oldfield, Z., Clemens, S., Blake, M., Phelps, A., Nazroo, J., Steptoe, A., Rogers, N., Banks, J. (2015). English Longitudinal Study of Ageing: Waves 0-6, 1998-2013. [data collection]. 23rd Edition. UK Data Service. SN: 5050, http://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-10
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4 June 2015: For the 23rd edition (June 2015), four new data files were added to the study - End of Life data for Waves 2, 3 and 4 and Wave 6 Pension Grid data. In addition, updated versions of the Wave 2, 5 and 6 core data files, the Wave 6 nurse data and Wave 3 and 5 Pension Grid data were deposited. Two new documentation files were also deposited - Wave 5 and 6 Technical Reports. Updates to existing documentation included the addition of End of Life questionnaires for Waves 2, 3 and 4, Risk module screenshots for Wave 5, the Nurse user guide, the End of Life user guide and the Wave 1-6 Core data user guide.
Minor changes
17 May 2016:
Addition of publication reference
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10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-9
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22 April 2015: For the 22nd edition (April 2015), an updated version of the ELSA RAND Harmonised dataset and accompanying documentation; a file of additional cognitive variables for Wave 5; an updated guide to access arrangements to ELSA genetic data; a new document describing the ELSA study and an updated Wave 1-6 user guide were deposited.
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10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-8
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29 July 2014: For the 21st edition (July 2014), data and documentation for Wave 6 (conducted 2012-2013) were added to the study. At the end of July, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) also deposited derived variables and financial derived variables files for Wave 6 and updated versions for Waves 1-5, with accompanying new and updated documentation. The IFS advise that previous users must use the new versions of the Waves 1-5 files and all users should read the document '5050_readme_financial_derived_variables.pdf' before analysing the data.
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10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-7
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1 July 2014: For the 21st edition (July 2014), data and documentation for Wave 6 (conducted 2012-2013) were added to the study.
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10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-6
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22 October 2013: For the 20th edition (October 2013), new versions of the Wave 1-5 core datasets were deposited. Government Office Region (GOR) variable was added; incorrect derivations of two Cognitive function derived variables (cfmeind and cfind) for Wave 3 were amended, and one 'idauniq' case amended in Wave 5. The Wave 0 dataset was updated to include cohorts 3 and 4 and the Wave 0 User Guide amended accordingly. The Index file was updated to include the 'mortwave' variable, 11 duplicate cases were removed and the household ID variable 'idahhw0' was added to the new cohort 3 and 4 cases from the Wave 0 file.
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10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-5
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23 April 2013: For the 19th edition (April 2013), the Wave 3 and 4 core datasets were updated to remove a small number of redundant variables; the Index data file and user guide were updated to cover Waves 0-5; three variables were renamed in the Wave 5 core data file (iadhpnes, iadhpnmes and iabepnwc are now named iahdpnes, iahdpnmes and iabepntc respectively); the Wave 1-5 IFS derived variables and user guide were updated; and the Wave 2-5 Pension Wealth data files were updated.
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10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-4
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11 February 2013: For the 18th edition (February 2013), five Derived Variables datasets compiled by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) were added to the study, with accompanying documentation. The purpose of these datasets is to centralise the derivation of some of the more complex variables within ELSA.
Minor changes
21 March 2013:
Addition of publication reference
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10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-3
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19 December 2012: For the 17th edition (December 2012), changes were made to data and documentation across all five waves of the study, including major revisions to financial derived variables and the addition of a RAND ELSA dataset. See the catalogue record for full details.
Minor changes
8 January 2013:
Minor changes to catalogue record
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10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-2
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4 October 2012: For the 16th edition (October 2012), Wave 5 Core data and Pensions data were added to the study, with Wave 5 documentation and a new all-waves user guide, which supersedes the previous individual wave user guides. In addition, the Waves 1-4 Financial Derived Variables user guide, previously included in individual wave documents, has also become a separate volume.
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10.5255/UKDA-SN-5050-1
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11 October 2011: DOI created
Minor changes
17 August 2012:
Addition of publication reference
21 March 2012:
Addition of publication reference

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