SC. Self-Completion Questionnaire

The self-completion form was expanded in wave 2 to include items previously administered by interviewer (mainly participation in activities). Instruments to measure demand - control balance, effort and reward and the Diener Life Satisifaction Scale have been included from wave 2 onwards.

item label type description
IDAUNIQ System generated unique individual serial number
SCW2WGT System generated Self-completion weight at Wave 2
SCPT02 Question respondent reads a daily newspaper
SCPT03 Question respondent has a hobby or pastime
SCPT04 Question respondent has taken a holiday in the uk in the last 12 months
SCPT05 Question respondent has taken a holiday abroad in the last 12 months
SCPT06 Question respondent has gone on a daytrip or outing in the last 12 months
SCPT07 Question respondent uses the internet and/or email
SCPT08 Question respondent owns a mobile phone
SCPT09 Question social participation: none of these statements applies to respondent
SCORG01 Question respondent is a member of a political party, trade union or environmental groups
SCORG02 Question respondent is a member of tenants groups, resident groups, neighbourhoold watch
SCORG03 Question respondent is a member of a church or other religious group
SCORG04 Question respondent is a member of charitable associations
SCORG05 Question respondent is a member of education, arts or music groups or evening classes
SCORG06 Question respondent is a member of social clubs
SCORG07 Question respondent is a member of sports clubs, gyms, exercise classes
SCORG08 Question respondent is a member of other organisations, club or societies
SCORG09 Question respondent is not a member of any organisations, clubs or societies
SCORGN Question number of committee meetings, if any, respondent has attended in a year
SCACCA Question access to facilities: how respondent finds getting to a bank/cash point
SCACCB Question access to facilities: how respondent finds getting to chiropodist
SCACCC Question access to facilities: how respondent finds getting to dentist
SCACCD Question access to facilities: how respondent finds getting to gp
SCACCE Question access to facilities: how respondent finds getting to the hospital
SCACCF Question access to facilities: how respondent finds getting to local shops
SCACCG Question access to facilities: how respondent finds getting to optician
SCACCH Question access to facilities: how respondent finds getting to post office
SCACCI Question access to facilities: jow respondent finds getting to shopping centre
SCACCJ Question access to facilities: how respondent finds getting to supermarket
SCACTA Question how often the respondent goes to the cinema
SCACTB Question how often the respondent eats out of the house
SCACTC Question how often the respondent goes to an art gallery or museum
SCACTD Question how often the respondent goes to the theatre, a concert or the opera
SCMOREA Question would respondent like to go to the cinema more often
SCMOREB Question whether respondent would like to eat out of the house more often
SCMOREC Question whether respondent would like to go to art galleries or museums more often
SCMORED Question whether respondent would like to go to the theatre etc more often
SCQOLA Question how often respondent feels age prevents them from doing things they like
SCQOLB Question how often respondent feels what happens to them is out of their control
SCQOLC Question how often respondent feels free to plan for the future
SCQOLD Question how often repsondent feels left out of things
SCQOLE Question how often respondent can do the things they want to do
SCQOLF Question how often family responsibilities prevents them from doing things
SCQOLG Question how often respondent feels they can please themselves what they do
SCQOLH Question how often respondent feels their health stops them doing what they want to do
SCQOLI Question how often shortage of money stops them doing things
SCQOLJ Question how often respondent looks forward to each day
SCQOLK Question how often respondent feels that their life has meaning
SCQOLL Question how often respondent enjoys the things they do
SCQOLM Question how often respondent enjoys being in the company of others
SCQOLN Question how often respondent looks back on their life with a sense of happiness
SCQOLO Question how often respondent feels full of energy these days
SCQOLP Question how often respondent chooses to do things they have never done before
SCQOLQ Question how often respondent feels satisfied with the way their life has turned out
SCQOLR Question how often respondent feels that life is full of opportunities
SCQOLS Question how often respondent feels the future looks good to them
SCFEELA Question how often respondent respondent feels they lack companionship
SCFEELB Question how often respondent feels left out
SCFEELC Question how often respondent feels isolated from others
SCFEELD Question how often respondent feels in tune with the people around them
SCLIFEA Question in most ways his/her life is close to his/her ideal
SCLIFEB Question the conditions of his/her life are excellent
SCLIFEC Question is satisfied with his/her life
SCLIFED Question so far, he/she has got the important things wants in life
SCLIFEE Question if could live his/her life again, would change almost nothing
SCDCA Question at home, feels has control over what happens in most situations
SCDCC Question feels what happens in life is often determined by factors beyond his/her control
SCDCD Question in general, has different demands that thinks are hard to combine
SCDCE Question in general, has enough time to do everything
SCDCG Question considering the things has to do at home, has to work very fast
SCPTR Question whether has a husband, wife or partner with whom they live
SCPTRA Question how much respondent feels their spouse/partner understands their feelings
SCPTRB Question how much respondent can rely on spouse/partner if they have a serious problem
SCPTRC Question how much respondent can open up to their spouse/partner if they need to talk
SCPTRD Question how much the spouse/partner criticises the respondent
SCPTRE Question how much the spouse/partner lets the respondent down
SCPTRF Question how much the spouse/partner gets on the respondent's nerves
SCPTRG Question how close the respondent's relationship to their spouse/partner is
SCCHD Question whether the respondent has any children
SCCHDA Question how much the children understand the way the respondent feels about things
SCCHDB Question how much the respondent can rely on their children if they have a problem
SCCHDC Question how much the respondent can open up to their children about their worries
SCCHDD Question how much their children criticises the respondent
SCCHDE Question how much their children lets the respondent down when they are counting on them
SCCHDF Question how much the children get on the nerves of the respondent
SCCHDG Question how often the respondent meets up with their children on average
SCCHDH Question how often the respondent speaks on the phone to their children
SCCHDI Question how often the respondent writes to or emails their children
SCCHDM Question how many children the respondent thinks they have a close relationship with
SCFAM Question whether the respondent has any other immediate family
SCFAMA Question how much do family members understand how respondent feels about things
SCFAMB Question how much respondent can rely on other relatives if they have a serious problem
SCFAMC Question how much respondent can open up to these other relatives if they need to talk
SCFAMD Question how much other relatives criticise the respondent
SCFAME Question how much other relatives let the respondent down
SCFAMF Question how much other relatives get on the nerves of the respondent
SCFAMG Question how often the respondent meets up with other relatives
SCFAMH Question how often the respondent speaks with other relatives on the phone
SCFAMI Question how often the respondent writes to or emails other relatives
SCFAMM Question how many family members does the respondent have a close relationship with
SCFRD Question whether the respondent has any friends
SCFRDA Question how much these friends understand how respondent feels about things
SCFRDB Question how much respondent can rely on these friends if they have a serious problem
SCFRDC Question how much respondent can open up to these friends if they need to talk
SCFRDD Question how much these friends criticise the respondent
SCFRDE Question how much these friends let the respondent down
SCFRDF Question how much these friends get on the nerves of the respondent
SCFRDG Question how often the respondent meets up with their friends
SCFRDH Question how often the respondent speaks with their friends on the phone
SCFRDI Question how often the respondent writes to or emails their friends
SCFRDM Question how many friends the respondent has a close relationnship with
SCEMPL Question whether respondent was in paid employment last month
SCWORKA Question whether the respondent feels satisfied with their job
SCWORKB Question whether the respondent feels their job is physically demanding
SCWORKC Question whether the respondent received the recognition they deserve in their work
SCWORKD Question whether the respondent feels their salary is adequate
SCWORKE Question whether the respondent feels their job prospects are poor
SCWORKF Question whether the respondent feels their job security is poor
SCWORKG Question whether the respondent feels under constant pressure due to a heavy workload
SCWORKH Question whether respondent feels they have little freedom to decide
SCWORKI Question whether the respondent feels they have the opportunity to develop new skills
SCWORKJ Question whether respondent feels they receive adequate support in difficult situations
SCWORKK Question whether respondent feels they have control over what happens in most situations
SCWORKL Question whether respondent feels they have to work very fast
SCRTAGE Question the age the respondent would like to retire
SCLDDR Question self-perceived (subjective) social status
SCLADDC Question whether position on ladder (self-perceived social status) changed in last 2 yrs
SCOLD Question self-perceived age of respondent: how old they feel they are
SCTOBE Question desired age of respondent: what age they would like to be
SCPONEG Question whether respondent has found growing older a positive or negative experience
SCEXPA Question whether respondent feels we can learn a lot from older people
SCEXPB Question whether respondent expects to get more lonely as they get older
SCEXPC Question whether respondent thinks that old age is a time of ill health
SCEXPD Question whether respondent thinks that as they get older they become more tolerant
SCEXPE Question whether respondent thinks that old age is a time of loneliness
SCEXPF Question whether respondent expects to do what they have always done as they get older
SCEXPG Question whether respondent thinks of old people as generally grumpy and miserable
SCEXPH Question whether respondent worries their health will get worse as they get older
SCEXPI Question whether respondent thinks of themselves as old
SCEXPJ Question whether respondent thinks old people do not get respect in society
SCEXPK Question whether respondent thinks that retirement is a time of leisure
SCEXPL Question whether growing old bothers the respondent
SCAKO Question how often respondent has had an alcoholic drink during the last 12 months
SCAL7A Question whether respondent had an alcoholic drink in the seven days ending yesterday
SCAL7B Question how many days out of the last seven the respondent had an alcoholic drink
SCDRI01 Question whether drunk normal beer on day last week when they drank the most
SCDRI02 Question whether drunk strong beer on day last week when they drank the most
SCDRI03 Question whether drunk spirits/liquers on day last week when they drank the most
SCDRI04 Question whether drunk sherry/martini on day last week when they drank the most
SCDRI05 Question whether drunk wine on day last week when they drank the most
SCDRI06 Question whether drunk alcopops on day last week when they drank the most
SCDRI07 Question whether drunk other alcohol on day last week when they drank the most
SCABNP Question pints of normal beer drunk on day last week when drank the most
SCABNLC Question large cans/bottles of normal beer drunk on day last week when drank the most
SCABNSC Question small cans/bottles of normal beer drunk on day last week when drank the most
SCABSP Question pints of strong beer drunk on day last week when drank the most
SCABSLC Question large cans/bottles of strong beer drunk on day last week when drank the most
SCABSSC Question cans/bottles of strong beer drunk on day last week when drank the most
SCASPIR Question glasses of spirit/liquer drunk on day last week when drank the most
SCASHER Question glasses of sherry/martini drunk on day last week when drank the most
SCAWIN Question glasses of wine drunk on day last week when drank the most
SCAPOPG Question bottles/cans of alcopops drunk on day last week when drank the most
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