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Study Report

Study Number: CA-516-001-1-1-Great Britain-UKDA-1994

Subject Area: Economic Attitudes and Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: General Household Survey, 1994-1995 [Great Britain].  [machine-readable data file] / Office of Population Censuses and Surveys. Social Survey Division  [principal investigator(s)] / United Kingdom Data Archive  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: SN3538

Date Accessioned: 7/25/2001

Number of Files Received: 26

Comments: This study was obtained from UK data archive. All the files were downloaded via ftp. There are 20 data files are in SAS Windows version 6.04 format. Users with later SAS Windows versions are advised to assign a libname in SAS editor to read in any of these version 6.04 files. 8/09 DISC copy is bad. Users are advised to download this study directly form UKDA. Users need to agree on an End User License before they can use this study.

Access Status: Restricted

Date Ordered: 7/10/2001

Documentation: User's guide is in PDF format and one volume of printed study description.

Abstract: The General Household Survey is a continuous national survey of people living in private households conducted on an annual basis, by the Social Survey Division of the Office for National Statistics. It is a multi-purpose survey, carried out for a number of government departments. It provides information for planning and policy purposes, covering aspects of housing, employment, education, health and social services, transport, population and social security. It is a continuous survey based on an achieved sample of about 9,000 households per year. A household questionnaire is completed by the householder or spouse, and an individual questionnaire by all adults aged 16 years and over in the household. Subjects covered include: household composition, housing and migration, employment, pension scheme membership, education, health, use of cigarettes, alcohol consumption and leisure activity.

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