Section A: Demographics, Identifiers, and Weights

Section A: Demographics, Identifiers, and Weights of Harmonized CHARLS

item label type description
ID Constructed variable id:person identifier/12-char
HOUSEHOLDID Constructed variable householdid:hhold id /10-char
COMMUNITYID Constructed variable communityID:community ID/7-char
HHID Constructed variable hhid:HHold ID /10-num
HHIDC Constructed variable hhidc:HHold ID /10-char
PNC Constructed variable pnc:person id /2-char
PN Constructed variable pn:person id-num
ID_W1 Constructed variable id_w1:Wave 1 person identifier/11-char
HHID_W1 Constructed variable hhid_w1:Wave 1 hhold identifier/9-char
S1ID Constructed variable s1id:w1 spouse ID (char)
S2ID Constructed variable s2id:w2 spouse ID (char)
S3ID Constructed variable s3id:w3 spouse ID (char)
S4ID Constructed variable s4id:w4 spouse ID (char)
S1PN Constructed variable s1pn:w1 spouse person ID(num)
S2PN Constructed variable s2pn:w2 spouse person ID(num)
S3PN Constructed variable s3pn:w3 spouse person ID(num)
S4PN Constructed variable s4pn:w4 spouse person ID(num)
RASPID1 Constructed variable raspid1:ID of 1st spouse
RASPID2 Constructed variable raspid2:ID of 2nd spouse
H1COUPID Constructed variable h1coupid:w1 couple ID/num
H2COUPID Constructed variable h2coupid:w2 couple ID/num
H3COUPID Constructed variable h3coupid:w3 couple ID/num
H4COUPID Constructed variable h4coupid:w4 couple ID/num
INW1 Constructed variable inw1:In wave 1
INW2 Constructed variable inw2:In wave 2
INW3 Constructed variable inw3:In wave 3 (life history)
INW4 Constructed variable inw4:In wave 4
R1IWSTAT Constructed variable r1iwstat: w1 r Interview Status
R2IWSTAT Constructed variable r2iwstat: w2 r Interview Status
R3IWSTAT Constructed variable r3iwstat: w3 r Interview Status
R4IWSTAT Constructed variable r4iwstat: w4 r Interview Status
S1IWSTAT Constructed variable s1iwstat: w1 s Interview Status
S2IWSTAT Constructed variable s2iwstat: w2 s Interview Status
S3IWSTAT Constructed variable s3iwstat: w3 s Interview Status
S4IWSTAT Constructed variable s4iwstat: w4 s Interview Status
R1WTHH Constructed variable r1wthh:w1 Household weight without non-response adjustment
R2WTHH Constructed variable r2wthh:w2 Household weight without non-response adjustment
R4WTHH Constructed variable r4wthh:w4 Household weight without non-response adjustment
R2WTHHL Constructed variable r2wthhl:w2 Household longitudinal weight
R1WTHHA Constructed variable r1wthha:w1 Household weight with non-response adjustment
R2WTHHA Constructed variable r2wthha:w2 Household weight with non-response adjustment
R4WTHHA Constructed variable r4wthha:w4 Household weight with non-response adjustment
R1WTRESP Constructed variable r1wtresp:w1 Individual weight without non-response adjustment
R2WTRESP Constructed variable r2wtresp:w2 Individual weight without non-response adjustment
R4WTRESP Constructed variable r4wtresp:w4 Individual weight without non-response adjustment
S1WTRESP Constructed variable s1wtresp:w1 s weight without non-response adjustment
S2WTRESP Constructed variable s2wtresp:w2 s weight without non-response adjustment
S4WTRESP Constructed variable s4wtresp:w4 s weight without non-response adjustment
R2WTRESPL Constructed variable r2wtrespl:w2 Individual longitudinal weight
S2WTRESPL Constructed variable s2wtrespl:w2 Individual longitudinal weight
R1WTRESPA Constructed variable r1wtrespa:w1 Individual weight with HH non-response adjustment
R2WTRESPA Constructed variable r2wtrespa:w2 Individual weight with HH non-response adjustment
R4WTRESPA Constructed variable r4wtrespa:w4 Individual weight with HH non-response adjustment
S1WTRESPA Constructed variable s1wtrespa:w1 s weight with HH non-response adjustment
S2WTRESPA Constructed variable s2wtrespa:w2 s weight with HH non-response adjustment
S4WTRESPA Constructed variable s4wtrespa:w4 s weight with HH non-response adjustment
R1WTRESPB Constructed variable r1wtrespb:w1 Individual weight with HH/Ind non-response adjustment
R2WTRESPB Constructed variable r2wtrespb:w2 Individual weight with HH/Ind non-response adjustment
R4WTRESPB Constructed variable r4wtrespb:w4 Individual weight with HH/Ind non-response adjustment
S1WTRESPB Constructed variable s1wtrespb:w1 s weight with HH/Ind non-response adjustment
S2WTRESPB Constructed variable s2wtrespb:w2 s weight with HH/Ind non-response adjustment
S4WTRESPB Constructed variable s4wtrespb:w4 s weight with HH/Ind non-response adjustment
R1WTRESPBIO... Constructed variable r1wtrespbioa:w1 Individual biomarker weight with HH non-response adjustment
S1WTRESPBIO... Constructed variable s1wtrespbioa:w1 Individual biomarker weight with HH non-response adjustment
R1WTRESPBIO... Constructed variable r1wtrespbiob:w1 Individual biomarker weight with HH/Ind non-response adjustment
R2WTRESPBIO... Constructed variable r2wtrespbiob:w2 Individual biomarker weight with HH/Ind non-response adjustment
R4WTRESPBIO... Constructed variable r4wtrespbiob:w4 Individual biomarker weight with HH/Ind non-response adjustment
S1WTRESPBIO... Constructed variable s1wtrespbiob:w1 Individual biomarker weight with HH/Ind non-response adjustment
S2WTRESPBIO... Constructed variable s2wtrespbiob:w2 Individual biomarker weight with HH/Ind non-response adjustment
S4WTRESPBIO... Constructed variable s4wtrespbiob:w4 Individual biomarker weight with HH/Ind non-response adjustment
H1HHRESP Constructed variable h1hhresp:w1 # respondents in household
H2HHRESP Constructed variable h2hhresp:w2 # respondents in household
H3HHRESP Constructed variable h3hhresp:w3 # respondents in household
H4HHRESP Constructed variable h4hhresp:w4 # respondents in household
H1CPL Constructed variable h1cpl:w1 whether coupled
H2CPL Constructed variable h2cpl:w2 whether coupled
H3CPL Constructed variable h3cpl:w3 whether coupled
H4CPL Constructed variable h4cpl:w4 whether coupled
R1FAMR Constructed variable r1famr: Whether Family Resp
R2FAMR Constructed variable r2famr: Whether Family Resp
R3FAMR Constructed variable r3famr: Whether Family Resp
R4FAMR Constructed variable r4famr: Whether Family Resp
S1FAMR Constructed variable s1famr: Whether Family Resp
S2FAMR Constructed variable s2famr: Whether Family Resp
S3FAMR Constructed variable s3famr: Whether Family Resp
S4FAMR Constructed variable s4famr: Whether Family Resp
H1ANYFAM Constructed variable h1anyfam: Whether any Famr in HH
H2ANYFAM Constructed variable h2anyfam: Whether any Famr in HH
H3ANYFAM Constructed variable h3anyfam: Whether any Famr in HH
H4ANYFAM Constructed variable h4anyfam: Whether any Famr in HH
R1IWY Constructed variable r1iwy:w1 r year of interview
R2IWY Constructed variable r2iwy:w2 r year of interview
R3IWY Constructed variable r3iwy:w3 r year of interview
R4IWY Constructed variable r4iwy:w4 r year of interview
S1IWY Constructed variable s1iwy:w1 s year of interview
S2IWY Constructed variable s2iwy:w2 s year of interview
S3IWY Constructed variable s3iwy:w3 s year of interview
S4IWY Constructed variable s4iwy:w4 s year of interview
R1IWM Constructed variable r1iwm:w1 r month of interview
R2IWM Constructed variable r2iwm:w2 r month of interview
R3IWM Constructed variable r3iwm:w3 r month of interview
R4IWM Constructed variable r4iwm:w4 r month of interview
S1IWM Constructed variable s1iwm:w1 s month of interview
S2IWM Constructed variable s2iwm:w2 s month of interview
S3IWM Constructed variable s3iwm:w3 s month of interview
S4IWM Constructed variable s4iwm:w4 s month of interview
RABDAY Constructed variable rabday:r birth day
S1BDAY Constructed variable s1bday:w1 s birth day
S2BDAY Constructed variable s2bday:w2 s birth day
S4BDAY Constructed variable s4bday:w4 s birth day
RABMONTH Constructed variable rabmonth:r birth month
S1BMONTH Constructed variable s1bmonth:w1 s birth month
S2BMONTH Constructed variable s2bmonth:w2 s birth month
S3BMONTH Constructed variable s3bmonth:w3 s birth month
S4BMONTH Constructed variable s4bmonth:w4 s birth month
RABYEAR Constructed variable rabyear:r birth year
S1BYEAR Constructed variable s1byear:w1 s birth year
S2BYEAR Constructed variable s2byear:w2 s birth year
S3BYEAR Constructed variable s3byear:w3 s birth year
S4BYEAR Constructed variable s4byear:w4 s birth year
RAFBDATE Constructed variable rafbate:r flag birth date
S1FBDATE Constructed variable s1fbdate:w1 s flag birth date
S2FBDATE Constructed variable s2fbdate:w2 s flag birth date
S3FBDATE Constructed variable s3fbdate:w3 s flag birth date
S4FBDATE Constructed variable s4fbdate:w4 s flag birth date
RAIDBYEAR Constructed variable raidbyear:r ID birth year
S1IDBYEAR Constructed variable s1idbyear:w1 s birth year
S2IDBYEAR Constructed variable s2idbyear:w2 s birth year
S3IDBYEAR Constructed variable s3idbyear:w3 s birth year
S4IDBYEAR Constructed variable s4idbyear:w4 s birth year
RAIDBMONTH Constructed variable raidbmonth:r ID birth month
S1IDBMONTH Constructed variable s1idbmonth:w1 s birth month
S2IDBMONTH Constructed variable s2idbmonth:w2 s birth month
S3IDBMONTH Constructed variable s3idbmonth:w3 s birth month
S4IDBMONTH Constructed variable s4idbmonth:w4 s birth month
RAIDBDAY Constructed variable raidbday:r ID birth day
S1IDBDAY Constructed variable s1idbday:w1 s birth day
S2IDBDAY Constructed variable s2idbday:w2 s birth day
S4IDBDAY Constructed variable s4idbday:w4 s birth day
RAFIDBDATE Constructed variable rafidbdate:r flag ID birth date
S1FIDBDATE Constructed variable s1fidbdate:w1 s flag birth date
S2FIDBDATE Constructed variable s2fidbdate:w2 s flag birth date
S3FIDBDATE Constructed variable s3fidbdate:w3 s flag birth date
S4FIDBDATE Constructed variable s4fidbdate:w4 s flag birth date
RADYEAR Constructed variable radyear: r death year
S1DYEAR Constructed variable s1dyear:w1 s death year
S2DYEAR Constructed variable s2dyear:w2 s death year
RADMONTH Constructed variable radmonth: r death month
S1DMONTH Constructed variable s1dmonth:w1 s death month
S2DMONTH Constructed variable s2dmonth:w2 s death month
R1AGEY Constructed variable r1agey:w1 r age in years
R2AGEY Constructed variable r2agey:w2 r age in years
R3AGEY Constructed variable r3agey:w3 r age in years
R4AGEY Constructed variable r4agey:w4 r age in years
S1AGEY Constructed variable s1agey:w1 s age in years
S2AGEY Constructed variable s2agey:w2 s age in years
S3AGEY Constructed variable s3agey:w3 s age in years
S4AGEY Constructed variable s4agey:w4 s age in years
RAGENDER Constructed variable ragender:R Gender
S1GENDER Constructed variable s1gender:w1 s Gender
S2GENDER Constructed variable s2gender:w2 s Gender
S3GENDER Constructed variable s3gender:w3 s Gender
S4GENDER Constructed variable s4gender:w4 s Gender
RAFGENDR Constructed variable rafgendr: Flag if problem with r gender
S2FGENDR Constructed variable s2fgendr:w2 Flag if problem with s gender
S3FGENDR Constructed variable s3fgendr:w3 Flag if problem with s gender
S4FGENDR Constructed variable s4fgendr:w4 Flag if problem with s gender
RAEDUC_C Constructed variable raeduc_c:r education (categ)
S1EDUC_C Constructed variable s1educ_c:w1 s education (categ)
S2EDUC_C Constructed variable
S3EDUC_C Constructed variable s3educ_c:w3 s education (categ)
S4EDUC_C Constructed variable s4educ_c:w4 s education (categ)
RAEDUCL Constructed variable raeducl:r harmonized education levels
S1EDUCL Constructed variable s1educl:w1 s harmonized education levels
S2EDUCL Constructed variable s2educl:w2 s harmonized education levels
S3EDUCL Constructed variable s3educl:w3 s harmonized education levels
S4EDUCL Constructed variable s4educl:w4 s harmonized education levels
R1MSTAT Constructed variable r1mstat:w1 r marital status w/partners, filled
R2MSTAT Constructed variable r2mstat:w2 r marital status w/partners, filled
R3MSTAT Constructed variable r3mstat:w3 r marital status w/partners, filled
R4MSTAT Constructed variable r4mstat:w4 r marital status w/partners, filled
S1MSTAT Constructed variable s1mstat:w1 s marital status w/partners, filled
S2MSTAT Constructed variable s2mstat:w2 s marital status w/partners, filled
S3MSTAT Constructed variable s3mstat:w3 s marital status w/partners, filled
S4MSTAT Constructed variable s4mstat:w4 s marital status w/partners, filled
R1MSTATH Constructed variable r1mstath:w1 r marital status
R2MSTATH Constructed variable r2mstath:w2 r marital status
R3MSTATH Constructed variable r3mstath:w3 r marital status
R4MSTATH Constructed variable r4mstath:w4 r marital status
S1MSTATH Constructed variable s1mstath:w1 s marital status
S2MSTATH Constructed variable s2mstath:w2 s marital status
S3MSTATH Constructed variable s3mstath:w3 s marital status
S4MSTATH Constructed variable s4mstath:w4 s marital status
R1MNEV Constructed variable r1mnev:w1 r Never married
R2MNEV Constructed variable r2mnev:w2 r Never married
R3MNEV Constructed variable r3mnev:w3 r Never married
R4MNEV Constructed variable r4mnev:w4 r Never married
S1MNEV Constructed variable s1mnev:w1 s Never married
S2MNEV Constructed variable s2mnev:w2 s Never married
S3MNEV Constructed variable s3mnev:w3 s Never married
S4MNEV Constructed variable s4mnev:w4 s Never married
R1MRCT Constructed variable r1mrct:w1 r # marriages
R2MRCT Constructed variable r2mrct:w2 r # marriages
R3MRCT Constructed variable r3mrct:w3 r # marriages
S1MRCT Constructed variable s1mrct:w1 s # marriages
S2MRCT Constructed variable s2mrct:w2 s # marriages
S3MRCT Constructed variable s3mrct:w3 s # marriages
R1MCURLN Constructed variable r1mcurln:w1 r length of current marriage
R2MCURLN Constructed variable r2mcurln:w2 r length of current marriage
R3MCURLN Constructed variable r3mcurln:w3 r length of current marriage
S3MCURLN Constructed variable s3mcurln:w3 s length of current marriage
S1MCURLN Constructed variable s1mcurln:w1 s length of current marriage
S2MCURLN Constructed variable s2mcurln:w2 s length of current marriage
RABPLACE_C Constructed variable rabplace_c:r birth place
S1BPLACE_C Constructed variable s1bplace_c:w1 s birth place
S2BPLACE_C Constructed variable s2bplace_c:w2 s birth place
S4BPLACE_C Constructed variable s4bplace_c:w4 s birth place
R1HUKOU Constructed variable r1hukou:w1 r hukou status
R2HUKOU Constructed variable r2hukou:w2 r hukou status
R3HUKOU Constructed variable r3hukou:w3 r hukou status
R4HUKOU Constructed variable r4hukou:w4 r hukou status
S1HUKOU Constructed variable s1hukou:w1 s hukou status
S2HUKOU Constructed variable s2hukou:w2 s hukou status
S3HUKOU Constructed variable s3hukou:w3 s hukou status
S4HUKOU Constructed variable s4hukou:w4 s hukou status
H1RURAL Constructed variable h1rural:w1 lives in rural or urban
H2RURAL Constructed variable h2rural:w2 lives in rural or urban
H3RURAL Constructed variable h3rural:w3 lives in rural or urban
H4RURAL Constructed variable h4rural:w4 lives in rural or urban
R1RURAL2 Constructed variable r1rural2:w1 r rural hukou
R2RURAL2 Constructed variable r2rural2:w2 r rural hukou
R3RURAL2 Constructed variable r3rural2:w3 r rural hukou
R4RURAL2 Constructed variable r4rural2:w4 r rural hukou
S1RURAL2 Constructed variable s1rural2:w1 s rural hukou
S2RURAL2 Constructed variable s2rural2:w2 s rural hukou
S3RURAL2 Constructed variable s3rural2:w3 s rural hukou
S4RURAL2 Constructed variable s4rural2:w4 s rural hukou
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