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Abstract

A set of time use variables were calibrated for the British Household Panel Survey, using evidence derived from a smaller-scale panel survey that collected time use information by both the survey and diary methods to create the dataset.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Time spent on employment, educational courses and associated travel, consumption and leisure, housework and other domestic concerns, sleep and personal care
Variables
http://www.data-archive.ac.[…]&class=0&from=sn#gs
Keywords
United Kingdom, commuting, consumption, domestic responsibilities, educational courses, employment, housework, leisure time activities, personal hygiene, sleep, social life, time budgets
Identifier Variables
N/A
Area of Health System
Other
Data Available
Risk behaviours, Socio-economic, Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
University of Essex
Data Type
Survey (longitudinal)
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Unit of Analysis
Individual
Sample

Respondents to the BHPS Waves 4-13

Availability
ESDS longitudinal, UK data archive
Conditions of Access
Free registration access
Link
http://www.esds.ac.uk/longitudinal/access/bhps/L33196.asp
Contact
longitudinal@esds.ac.uk
Publications
Contoyannis P, Jones AM and Rice N. The dynamics of health in the British household panel survey. J Appl Econ 2004; 19: 473–503