Overview of themes, sub-themes and measures

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DEMOGRAPHICS

Household

  • Family type/composition (cycle) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Household composition - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Household type - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Household unique identifier - Jurisdiction: Both
  • McClements equivalisation scale - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Modified OECD equivalisation scale - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of adults in household - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of children in household - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of families/benefit units in the household - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of persons in household - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of persons working in the household - Jurisdiction: Both

Household reference person/head of household/chief income earner/chief economic supporter

  • Age group of HRP - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Age left school/full-time education HRP - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Age of HRP (at last birthday) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Date of birth (DoB) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Economic activity status of HRP - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Ethnic group/background of HRP - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Gender of HRP - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Highest educational qualification HRP - Jurisdiction: Both
  • HRP unique identifier - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Identification of HRP/HOH (relationship to HRP/HOH) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Living arrangements (spouse/partner) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Marital status of HRP - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Nationality of HRP - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Place/country of birth of HRP - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Religion of HRP - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Sexual identity/orientation HRP - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Socio-economic classification (SEC) HRP - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Socio-economic group (SEG) HRP - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of work - Jurisdiction: Both

Person

  • Age group of person - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Age of person (at last birthday) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Date of birth (DoB) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Ethnic group/background of person - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Gender of person - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Marital status - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Nationality - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Person unique identifier - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Place/country of birth - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Relationship to HRP/HOH - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Religion of person - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Sexual identity/orientation - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Socio-economic classification (SEC) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Socio-economic group (SEG) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Spouse/partner living arrangements (same household or not) - Jurisdiction: Both

ECONOMIC AND MATERIAL

Arrears/difficulties paying (behind in paying)

  • Amount owed in arrears for electric, heating, water - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Catalogue payments - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Council tax/Rates bill/water charges - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Debt repayment burden - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Electricity bill - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Ever been disconnected from gas, electricity or phone because couldn't pay bills - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Gas bill - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Had to go in to debt to meet ordinary living expenses (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Inability to pay other bills (education, health, etc.) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Insurance policies - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Mortgage - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Other fuel bills like coal or oil - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Other hire purchase payments - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Other loans - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Overdue bills (phone, electricity, heating, rent) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Rent - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Telephone bill (fixed line and mobile) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Television/video rental or HP - Jurisdiction: Both

Borrowing/financial assistance

  • Borrowed money in last 12 months pay for day-to-day needs - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Different ways household maintains its current level of spending (e.g. credit card, overdraft, loans from family friends, etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Opinion on current level of borrowing - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Where borrowed money from (e.g. money lender, family, friends, etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Where obtain help if experiencing financial difficulties - Jurisdiction: NI only

Consumer durables/goods

  • CD player - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Colour TV - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Cost of individual consumer durables/good purchased in the last year - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Deep fat fryer - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Deep freezer (separate) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Digital camera - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Digital video recorder - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Dishwasher - Jurisdiction: Both
  • DVD player - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Fixed-line (landline) telephone - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Food processor - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Fridge (separate) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Fridge-freezer (combined) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • High definition (HD)/digital TV - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Home computer (or laptop) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Internet connection/Access to internet (from home) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Microwave oven - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Mobile phone - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Pay TV (eg. Sky, Virgin) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Satellite dish - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Stereo system - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Tumble (clothes) drier - Jurisdiction: Both
  • TV licence - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Vacuum cleaner - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Video recorder (analog) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Washing machine - Jurisdiction: Both

Consumption (COICOP)

  • 01 Food and non-alcoholic beverages - Jurisdiction: Both
  • 02 Alcoholic beverages and tobacco - Jurisdiction: Both
  • 03 Clothing and footwear - Jurisdiction: Both
  • 04 Housing (net rent, i.e. gross rent minus benefit payments), water, electricity, gas and other fuels - Jurisdiction: Both
  • 05 Furniture, household equipment and maintenance - Jurisdiction: Both
  • 06 Health - Jurisdiction: Both
  • 07 Transport - Jurisdiction: Both
  • 08 Communication - Jurisdiction: Both
  • 09 Recreation and culture - Jurisdiction: Both
  • 10 Education - Jurisdiction: Both
  • 11 Restaurants and hotels - Jurisdiction: Both
  • 12 Miscellaneous goods and services - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Total consumption expenditure - Jurisdiction: Both

Debts (personal and household)

  • Credit and charge cards (amount owed/outstanding) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Credit and charge cards (interest paid) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Credit card (possess) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Current (personal) loans (excluding mortgage) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Current account overdrafts including bank loans (amount owed) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Debts to relatives and friends - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Hire purchase including car(s) (amount owed) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Mail order (amount owed) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Personal and cash loans (amount owed) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Store cards and charge accounts (amount owed) - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Total amount owed (excluding mortgage) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of credit cards, charge cards, store cards owned - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Vehicle loans (amount owed) - Jurisdiction: Both

Disability costs (and affordability)

  • Any regular bills, goods and services that need to spend more on for reasons linked to disability/limitation but canít afford to - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Whether spend more regular bills, goods and services than expect to spend if didnít have a disability - Jurisdiction: Neither

Economising behaviours

  • Bought cheaper cuts of meat or less than you would like to buy - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Bought second hand clothes for yourself instead of new - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Continued wearing clothes/shoes that had worn out instead of replacing them - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Continued wearing shoes that were worn out because you couldnít afford replacements - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Cut back on or cancelled pension contributions - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Cut back on visits to hairdresser/barber - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Cut back or cancelled an insurance policy - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Done without or cut back on trips to the shops or local places - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Ever used less than you needed of gas, electricity and the telephone because you couldn't afford it - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Gone without a holiday - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Gone without a substantial meal - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Gone without fresh fruit and vegetables - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Gone without or cut back on social visits, going to the pub or eating out - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Gone without or not replaced badly fitting dentures because you couldnít afford new ones - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Gone without or not replaced glasses you needed because you couldnít afford new ones - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Not picked up a prescription - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Postponed visits to a GP - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Postponed visits to the dentist - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Put off buying clothing for as long as possible - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Put up with feeling cold to save heating costs - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Skimped on food yourself so that others in the household would have enough to eat - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Spent less on hobbies than you would like - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Stayed in bed longer to save heating costs - Jurisdiction: NI only

Family supports

  • Adoptive Benefit - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Deserted Wife's Allowance - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Deserted Wife's Benefit - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Family Income Supplement - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Guardian's Allowance - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Guardian's Payment (Contributory) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Guardian's Payment (Non-contributory) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Health and Safety Benefit - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Maternity Benefit/Allowance/Grant - Jurisdiction: Both
  • One-Parent Family Payment (OFP) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Other types of family supports (Child maintenance/Alimony) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Weekly amount receive from family supports - Jurisdiction: Both

Fuel poverty

  • Could not afford to keep home warm - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Cut back on fuel use at home because could not afford costs - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Experience fuel poverty - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Subjective assessment of level of warmth of home (last winter) - Jurisdiction: NI only

Household budgeting

  • Ever receive household budgeting guidance - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Expenditure priorities established - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • How income coming into house is dealt with - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Intra-household decision making on finances/expenditure - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Satisfaction with how household finances are managed - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Who manages dealing with common finances - Jurisdiction: Both

Household income

  • Disposable (take home) household income (less income tax, national/social insurance, etc.) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Disposable (take home) household income (less income tax, national/social insurance, etc.) - banded - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Gross household income - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Gross household income - banded - Jurisdiction: Both
  • McClements Equivalised household Income - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Modified OECD Equivalised household income - Jurisdiction: Both

Housing and property/land

  • Capital value of dwelling estimated by surveyors (2005, NI only) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Insured value of housing contents - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Insured value of housing structure - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Location of second home - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Own additional property/land - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Own second home - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Rental income from additional property/land (excluding current accommodation) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Rental income from second home - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Value of additional property/land - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Value of home (estimated current value) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Value of second home - Jurisdiction: Both

Housing costs

  • Burden of housing costs (including mortgage or rent, repairs, heating, other electricity or gas, water, and other household charges) (subjective assessment) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Dwelling/property charges (waste collection, ground rent, rates, sewage and water charges, etc.) (amount) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Housing insurance (contents) premiums (amount) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Housing insurance (structure/dwelling) premiums (amount) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Housing mortgage (amount per month) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Housing rent payments (amount per month) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Total housing costs - Jurisdiction: NI only

Illness/disability support

  • (Severe) Disablement Benefit/Attendance Allowance - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Blind Person's Pension - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Dependent Parents pension - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Disability (Living) Allowance (mobility and/or care component) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Disabled drivers and passengers scheme - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Illness Benefit (formerly known as Disability Benefit)/Incapacity Benefit - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Infectious diseases maintenance allowance - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Injury (Industrial) Benefit - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Invalidity Pension/Benefit - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Medical Care payment - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Private insurance payment while out of work due to illness - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Weekly amount receive from illness support schemes - Jurisdiction: Both

Impact of economic climate/Financial distress (past year)

  • Actions taken to to resolve the difficulties your household has in keeping up with bills and/or debts (taking out another loan or mortgage, selling family home etc) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Applied for a loan or other credit card/turned down for a loan or other credit card (past 12 months) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Borrowed money from family or friends - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Car usage or ownership - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Change in level of concern about current level of debt (past 12 months) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Change in savings behaviour as a result of the economic climate (reference period) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Changed your mortgage repayments, for example by switching to interest only or lengthening the term - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Clothing & footwear - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Club membership such as gym, golf or tennis club - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Delayed or missed credit card repayments - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Delayed or missed loan repayments - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Delayed or missed payment of household bills - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Going out to pubs/restaurants/cinema/concerts etc. - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Groceries - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Health insurance - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Holidays abroad/weekends abroad - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Lessons/classes for you or your children (e.g. evening classes, childrenís sport or music lessons) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Level of concern about current level of debt (credit cards, store cards, overdraft, mortgage or other loans) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Level of difficulty keeping up with keeping up with bills and/or debts at the moment - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Other reasons (besides loss of income and higher costs), which caused difficulties keeping up with bills and/or debts - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Pension contributions - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Reasons for difficulties in keeping up with bills and/or debts - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Reasons for higher than expected or additional costs, which has caused difficulties keeping up with bills and/or debts (loan/mortgage repayments, utility bills, medical expenses, etc) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Reasons for loss of income, which has caused difficulties keeping up with bills and/or debts (cut in hourly pay, retirement etc) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Reduced the amount you save - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Spent some/all of your savings - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Unable to make a mortgage repayment/pay rent on time due to financial difficulties - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Intra-household poverty

  • Decision making on paying for unexpected expenses - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Management of household finances - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Responsibility for making money stretch from one week to the next when money is short - Jurisdiction: NI only

Material deprivation (have and affordability)

  • Ability to afford unexpected expenses (FRS pensioners) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Boat - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Curtain or window blinds - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Damp-free home (FRS pensioners) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Fresh fruit and vegetables everyday - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Good clothes to wear for job interviews - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Good outfit to wear on special occasions (parties, weddings) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Have your hair done or cut regularly (FRS pensioners) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Health/disability aids and equipment (if needed) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Heating, electrics, plumbing and drains kept in good working order (FRS pensioners) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Home kept in good state of repair (FRS pensioners) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Household (home) contents insurance - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Keep the home adequately cool in summer - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Keep the home adequately warm (FRS pensioners) in winter - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Meal with meat, chicken or fish every second day - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Money to keep home in decent state of decoration - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Money to spend on yourself, not family - Jurisdiction: Both
  • New (not second-hand) clothes - Jurisdiction: Both
  • One filling meal a day (FRS pensioners) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Pet - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Presents for family or friends at least once a year - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Regular savings of at least £10-£20 a month or more for rainy days or retirement - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Replace any worn out furniture - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Replace or repair broken electrical goods (FRS pensioners = cooker) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Roast dinner (or equivalent) once a week - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Table and chairs at which all family can eat - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Two meals a day - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Two pairs of all weather (strong) shoes - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Unable to afford a daily newspaper - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Unable to afford dentist - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Unable to afford medical examination - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Unable to afford private health insurance - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Unable to afford regular payments into an occupational or private pension scheme - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Warm waterproof coat - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Went without substantial meal - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Without heating at some stage in the last year - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Non-consumption

  • Endowment policies (amount) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Health insurance (amount) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Investment insurance (amount) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Life Insurance (amount) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • National insurance/social insurance (amount) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Pension contributions, including AVCs (amount) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Total non-consumption expenditure - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Trade union subscriptions (amount) - Jurisdiction: Both

Other benefits and concessions

  • Council tax rebate (amount) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Fuel allowance (amount) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Housing benefit/rent rebate/rent allowance (amount) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Housing benefit/rent rebate/rent allowance (receive) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Pre-Retirement Allowance (PRETA) (receive) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Pre-Retirement Allowance (PRETA) (weekly amount) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Rates rebate (amount) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Reduced or free travel (bus/rail pass) (receive) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Telephone allowance (receive) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • TV licence (receive) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Winter fuel allowance (receive) - Jurisdiction: NI only

Other financial assets

  • Amount of other financial assets, excluding housing (current cash value) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Individual retirement account - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Life Insurance - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Mutual funds, bonds and gilts - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Stocks and shares - Jurisdiction: Both

Other support/allowances

  • Bereavement grant/allowance - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Bottled Gas Refill Vouchers - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Charity, trust or benevolent fund - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Donation from charitable organisations - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Electricity allowance - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Fuel allowance (National Fuel Scheme) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Heating supplement - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Natural gas allowance - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Rent (and mortgage interest) supplement - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Retirement gratuity - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Smokeless fuel allowance - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Social Fund loan or Community Care Grant - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Special diet - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Special one-off payments from Community Welfare Officer - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Supplementary Welfare Allowance - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Pension schemes

  • Current value of occupational pension - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Current value of private pension - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Main reason do not have occupational pension (if employed) or private (personal) pension - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Occupational pension(s) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Old person's (over 80s) pension - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Private (personal, stakeholder) pension - Jurisdiction: Both
  • State old age pension (contributory) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • State old age pension (non-contributory) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • State retirement pension (transition) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Total number of years contributions made to occupational pension scheme - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Total number of years contributions made to private (personal) pension scheme - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of pension scheme (Defined Contribution/Defined Benefit/Other) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Widow/Widower's pension (contributory or non-contributory) - Jurisdiction: Both

Personal Income

  • Disposable (take home) personal income (less income tax, national/social insurance, etc.) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Disposable (take home) personal income (less income tax, national/social insurance, etc.) - banded - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Gross personal income - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Gross personal income - banded - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • McClements Equivalised personal Income - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • OECD Equivalised personal income - Jurisdiction: Neither

Relative poverty

  • Consistent poverty - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Expenditure poverty - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Income poverty (equivalised 60% mean/median) - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Savings and deposits

  • Amount of deposits and savings accounts (current cash value) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • ATM card (linked to bank, credit union, building society account) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Bank Account (current, savings, national savings, ISAs) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Building society account - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Contractual (housing) savings account - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Credit union account - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Reason(s) for not having a bank account - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Regular saver (ie. putting something away now and then in a bank, building society, or Post Office account) - Jurisdiction: Both

Sources of household income

  • Annuities - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Dividends/shares - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Insurance schemes (unemployment, private medical insurance, Friendly society sickness benefit) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Investment income - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Occupational pension - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Other sources of income (such as bonuses) (type and/or amount) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Private pension - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Rental income from dwelling/accommodation or other property (non-business/non-farm) (eg. lodgers) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Self employment income - Jurisdiction: Both
  • State pension plus any IS/PC - Jurisdiction: Both
  • State/welfare benefits - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Trusts or covenants - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Wages and salaries - Jurisdiction: Both

Sources of personal income

  • Annuities - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Dividends/shares - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Insurance schemes (unemployment, private medical insurance, Friendly society sickness benefit) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Investment income - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Occupational pension - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Other sources of income (such as bonuses) (type and/or amount) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Private (personal, stakeholder) pension - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Rental income from dwelling/accommodation or other property (non-business/non-farm) (e.g.. lodgers) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Self employment income - Jurisdiction: Both
  • State pension (contributory and non-contributory) plus any IS/PC - Jurisdiction: Both
  • State/welfare benefits - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Trusts or covenants - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Wages and salaries - Jurisdiction: Both

State benefits

  • Any social security & social welfare benefits (incl. Pension Credit) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Total amount of benefits - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of social security & social welfare benefits - Jurisdiction: Both

Subjective assessment of persona/household financial situation

  • Able to pay an unexpected expense of £200 (FRS pensioners) £500 (NIPSE) Ä1122 (SILC) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Able to pay regular bills like electricity, gas or Council tax (FRS pensioners) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Difficulties to pay bills at end of month (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Future financial situation - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Household income adequate to meet basic needs - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Households financial situation has improved or deteriorated - Jurisdiction: Both
  • How family is managing financially these days - Jurisdiction: Both
  • How often worry about household finances - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • How to deal with unexpected expense - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Perception of family's/household's current financial situation (i.e. "ability to make ends meet") - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Restricted in buying non-essential item (spot purchase) (£150) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfaction with income/financial situation - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Social class (working, middle, upper) household belongs to - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Subjective assessment of standard of living

  • Anything happened recently which has improved/reduced your standard of living - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfaction with standard of living - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Self-rating standard of living - Jurisdiction: NI only

Subjective poverty

  • Lowest income (monthly) needed to make ends meets - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Poverty over time - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Subjective assessments of poverty - Jurisdiction: NI only

Tax credits

  • Any tax credits - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Tax credits (amount) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Type of tax credits - Jurisdiction: NI only

Vehicles

  • Access to a car or taxi, whenever you need it (FRS pensioners) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Car/van for private use - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Make and model of vehicles - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Mileage of vehicles - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Number of cars and vans - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Owns boat - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Owns caravan - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Owns motorcycle - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Value of boat (current cash value) - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Value of caravan (current cash value) - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Value of cars and vans (current cash value) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Value of motorcycle (current cash value) - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Year vehicles first registered - Jurisdiction: NI only

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Disability

  • Educational opportunities limited by disability - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Ever told you have special education needs (SEN) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Ways in which educational opportunities limited by disability - Jurisdiction: NI only

Discrimination

  • Personally felt discriminated against in relation to education - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Type of personal discrimination in relation to education (gender, age, race, etc.) - Jurisdiction: RoI only

General information

  • Age left school/finished full-time education - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Currently in education and training - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Hours per day attend/participate in education and training - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Hours per week attend/participate in education and training - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Main reason for participating in course or training - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Type of education and training (current) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Who funded course or training - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Language

  • English language competency - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Speaks Irish - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Speaks Ulster Scots - Jurisdiction: Neither

Level of education/qualifications

  • All qualifications (listed) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Highest level of education (ISCED) or training - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Main field of highest qualification (e.g. accountancy, farming, plumbing, education, etc.) - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Reading and maths

  • Adult literacy - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Maths level - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Reading level - Jurisdiction: Neither

EMPLOYMENT AND WORK

Additional/secondary jobs

  • Any other jobs (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Hours worked in other jobs - Jurisdiction: Both
  • How many other jobs - Jurisdiction: NI only

Commuting to work

  • Distance (in miles) from usual place of work - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Hours spent travelling to work (journey time) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Main method(s) of travel to work - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Types of difficulties travelling to and from work - Jurisdiction: NI only

Current employment situation

  • Any paid work (in last week/month) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Confidence in ability to keep current job - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Days usually worked (main job) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Employment status (general)/principal economic status - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Employment status (ILO) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Employment type (nature of contract) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Hours usually worked (main job) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Importance of work in your life - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Industry sector (SIC code) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Job title - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Length of time working for current employer (in current job) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Likelihood of finding a new job if laid-off - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Number of employees (at place of employment) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Occupation (SOC code) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Occupation description - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Part-time/Full-time (main job) - Jurisdiction: Both

Disability

  • Types of employment barriers related to your disability/limitation (ill health, inaccessible buildings, communication difficulties, etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only

Employment history

  • Changed job in last 12 months - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Ever done any paid work - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Last year worked/Years since your last job - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of different employers worked for - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of months employed in last 12 months - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of weeks employed (in last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of years employed (part-time, full-time) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Occupation (SOC) code - last job - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Reason for changing job in last 12 months - Jurisdiction: Both

Government training schemes

  • Away from home scheme - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • LSC/LEC sponsored - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • On training scheme - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Type of scheme - Jurisdiction: NI only

Looking for work

  • Actively seeking work (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Activities undertaken to find paid work (e.g. read ads, registered with employment agency, etc.) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Duration of search for paid work - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Effects of discriminatory experiences - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Number of jobs applied for (reference period) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Reasons not actively looking for work/not wanting work - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Reasons turned down for a job (sex, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only

Pension contributions

  • Additional (voluntary) pension contribution (last wage/salary) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Amount AVC (last wage/salary) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Amount of pension contribution (last wage/salary) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Made pension contribution (last wage/salary) - Jurisdiction: Both

Quality of working life

  • Actual work itself/Type of work done - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Adequate salary - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Amount of time take off work due to illness or disability - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Decision-making freedom/autonomy over job tasks - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Distance to job/commuting - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Flexible working - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Hours worked (satisfaction with) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Impact of work on emotional health - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Important aspects in a job - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Job enables you to progress and achieve full potential - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Job satisfaction - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Job security - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Leave entitlement - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Looking for early retirement - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Main attraction of current job - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Make full use of your skills and experience - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Nature of contract - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Opportunities for advancement - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Opportunity to develop new skills - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Personally felt discriminated against in the workplace - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Physically demanding work - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Receive recognition deserving for my work - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Seeking alternative job - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Shift hours (satisfaction with) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Shift pattern (satisfaction with) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Shift work (satisfaction with) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Support in difficult situations - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Time pressure - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of personal discrimination in the workplace (gender, age, race, disability, etc.) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Union representation - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Whether had accident at work - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Whether have illness caused or made worse by work - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Working conditions/environment - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Workplace harm and safety - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Workplace trust - Jurisdiction: Neither

Retirement history

  • Number of years/months retired - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Reasons for retiring - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Reasons for taking early retirement - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Retired in last 12 months - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Took early retirement - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Retirement planning

  • Adequacy of expected retirement income - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Benefits of retirement - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Disadvantages of retirement - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Sources of retirement income - Jurisdiction: NI only

Unemployment history

  • Length of time unemployed (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of years/months unemployed - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Reasons unemployed/left last job - Jurisdiction: Both

Unemployment supports

  • Back to Education Allowance (BTEA) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Back to Work Allowance (BTWA) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Back to Work Enterprise Allowance (BTWEA) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Family Income Supplement (FIS) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Jobseeker's Benefit (JSB) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Part-time Job Incentive scheme (PTJI) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Trade union strike/sick pay - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Unemployment allowance - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Unemployment benefit - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Weekly amount receive from unemployment support schemes - Jurisdiction: Both

Unpaid work

  • Currently carrying out unpaid work (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of hours (per week) provide unpaid work - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of years provide unpaid work - Jurisdiction: Neither

FAMILY, SOCIAL NETWORKS, SUPPORT AND PARTICIPATION

Caregiver strain/burden

  • Disability status of carer - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Self-perceived health status (linked specifically to caregiving function) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Ways in which life and lifestyle has been affected by care provided - Jurisdiction: Both

Carer's support

  • Any financial support for the caring you provide to others - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Carer's allowance - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Carer's allowance (amount) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Carer's benefit - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Carer's benefit (amount) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Domiciliary Care Allowance - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Other financial support - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Respite Care Grant - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Types of financial support (Carers Allowance/Carers Benefit) - Jurisdiction: Both

Child care

  • Provide child care (including grandchildren) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Regularly employ child minder, au-pair, nanny - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Total number of hours (time) provide child care - Jurisdiction: Both

Common social activities (do and/or affordability)

  • Annual holiday away from home for one week a year (staying and/or not staying with relatives) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Attend celebrations on special occasions such as Christmas - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Attending weddings, funerals and other such occasions - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Friends or family round for a meal or drink at least once a month - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Go out socially once a fortnight (Adults) (FRS pensioners 'at least once a month') - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Going out for a drink once a fortnight - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Going out for a meal once a month - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Have a telephone to use, whenever you need it (FRS pensioners) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Hobby or leisure activity - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Holiday away from home for a week or more at least once a year (FRS pensioners) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Holidays abroad once a year - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Listen to music, radio - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Read books or magazines for pleasure - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • See family or friends at least once a month (FRS pensioners) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Social meal once a week/month - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Visiting friends or family in hospital or other institutions - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Visits to friends or family in other parts of the country 4 times a year - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Visits to/from friends or family, either in person or talking on the phone - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Watch TV - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Work in the garden, or your home, or on a car - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Culture, arts and leisure

  • Difficult going to the cinema, theatre or art gallery for reasons associated with disability/limitation - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Difficult playing games for fun for reasons associated with disability/limitation - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Frequency of participation in culture, arts and leisure - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Importance of leisure time in your life - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Participation in arts (reference period) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Participation in bingo - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Participation in bridge (other card/board games) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Participation in cinema, theatre, etc. (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Participation in dance (reference period) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Participation in evening classes, lectures - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Participation in other culture, arts and leisure (reference period) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfaction with amount of leisure time - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Satisfaction with arts and/or leisure provision - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Time spent on leisure (per week) - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Discrimination in arts, leisure, sports

  • Personally felt discriminated against in relation to arts, leisure, sports - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Type of personal discrimination in relation to arts, leisure, sports (gender, age, race, etc.) - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Domestic division of labour

  • Physically demanding gardening, DIY jobs - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Physically demanding housework - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Who does grocery shopping, cooking, cleaning, washing/ironing, gardening, DIY jobs - Jurisdiction: NI only

Domestic help

  • Regularly employ gardener - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Regularly employ housekeeper/cleaner - Jurisdiction: Both

Factors preventing participation in common social activities

  • Fear of burglary or vandalism - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Fear of personal attack - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Feel unwelcome (e.g. due to disability, ethnicity, gender, age etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Lack of time due to child care responsibilities - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Lack of time due to other caring responsibilities - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Lack of time due to paid work - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • No one to go out with (social) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • No vehicle/poor public transport - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Poor health/ disability - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Problems with physical access (built physical environment) - Jurisdiction: NI only

Financial help provided and received (family, friends and neighbours)

  • Amount given to persons in same/other household - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Amount received from persons inside/outside your household (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • From whom did you receive financial assistance - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Give money to somebody in same/other household (e.g. child support/alimony, money to friends/relatives, pay bills in another household, not including charitable donations) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Reasons financial gift given - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Reasons financial gift receive - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Receive inheritance - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Receive money from somebody inside/outside your household (e.g. child support/alimony, money from friends/relatives, help to pay bills) last 12 months - Jurisdiction: Both
  • To whom did you provide financial assistance - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Value of inheritance receive - Jurisdiction: RoI only

ICT usage

  • Have email account - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Have social network account (e.g. Facebook) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Hours computer (or laptop) used (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • How often use computer - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • How often use/access internet - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Internet purchases - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Places internet used (home, school, work) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Purposes/reasons internet used - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Reasons internet NOT accessed - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use internet - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Use personal computer/laptop - Jurisdiction: NI only

Isolation/loneliness

  • Feel isolated - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Feel lonely - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Modified UCLA Loneliness Scale (5 items) - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Main person cared for

  • Any support from charitable/voluntary services with unpaid care to main cared for person - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Any support from family and friends with unpaid care to main cared for person - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Any support from privately paid helper with unpaid care to main cared for person - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Any support from statutory services with unpaid care to main cared for person - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Length of time spent caring for main cared for person - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Nature/type of care provided to main cared for person - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Relationship to main cared for person - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Total number of hours (per week) provide unpaid care to main cared for person - Jurisdiction: Both

Non-financial help provided and received (family, friends and neighbours)

  • Amount of time (hours and/or days) personal care, practical/instrumental support received (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Amount of time (hours and/or days) personal care, practical/instrumental support provided (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Frequency of care provided - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Frequency of care received - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Personal care, practical/instrumental support provided (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Personal care, practical/instrumental support received (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of personal care, practical/instrumental support provided - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of personal care, practical/instrumental support received - Jurisdiction: Both

Other associations

  • Motoring - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Professional - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Residents/tenants - Jurisdiction: Both

Potential social support

  • If you needed advice about an important change in your life, e.g. changing jobs, moving to another area - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • If you needed help around the home if you are in bed with flu/illness - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • If you needed help with heavy household or gardening jobs that you cannot manage alone, e.g. moving furniture - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • If you needed someone to look after your children, an elderly or a disabled adult you care for who depends on you - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • If you needed someone to look after your home or possessions when away - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • If you were feeling a bit depressed and wanting someone to talk to - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • If you were upset because of problems with your spouse or partner - Jurisdiction: NI only

Quality of personal relationships

  • Aspects of relationships with children - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Aspects of relationships with friends - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Aspects of relationships with other family members - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Aspects of relationships with spouse/partner - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Closeness of personal relationship with spouse/partner - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Satisfaction with personal relationships - Jurisdiction: Both

Religion

  • Attend church, mosque, synagogue or other places of worship - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Difficult attending or participating in religious ceremonies for reasons associated with disability/limitation - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • How often attend religious services - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Importance of religion in your life - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Level of religiosity - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Membership of a religious organisation or denomination (actively practising) - Jurisdiction: Both

Social capital

  • Influencing decisions in community - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Satisfaction with community - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfaction with social networks - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Social connectedness to community - Jurisdiction: Neither

Social group or club

  • Difficult taking part in community life for reasons associated with disability/limitation - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Membership of social group or club (women's group, elderly group) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of social group or club - Jurisdiction: NI only

Social network

  • Difficult to visit family and friends when you need to - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Frequency of social contact (in person) with relatives and friends (and neighbours, where applicable) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Frequency of social contact (phone, text, email, post) with relatives and friends (and neighbours, where applicable) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Have a telephone to use, whenever you need it (FRS pensioners) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Importance of family in your life - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Importance of friends and acquaintances in your life - Jurisdiction: Both
  • In person contact with relatives and friends - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of co-resident children - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Number of friends you feel close to (feel at ease with, talk about private matters, call on for help) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of non-resident children - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of relatives you feel close to (feel at ease with, talk about private matters, call on for help) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Phone, text, email, post contact with relatives and friends - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Quality of social contact with family members/friends/co-workers - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Reasons preventing you from meeting up with family and friends more - Jurisdiction: NI only

Social support (Oslo social support scale)

  • How easy is it to get help from neighbours when you need it - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • How much friendly interest do people take in what you are doing - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Number of people close to you that you can count on if you have serious personal problems - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Social trust

  • Can most people be trusted - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Most people would try to take advantage of you - Jurisdiction: Both
  • People try to be helpful or are mostly looking out for themselves - Jurisdiction: Both

Specialised disability holidays

  • Ever been on a specialised disability holiday - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Ever encountered any barriers related to your disability/limitation when wanting to take a holiday - Jurisdiction: Neither

Sports and exercise

  • Attendance at sporting event (reference period) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Difficult taking part in any sport or physical activities for reasons associated with your disability/limitation - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • How often participated in sports, exercise activities or classes (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Membership of sports club/sports association - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Participation in sports, exercise activities or classes (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Time spent playing sport (time per session/hours per week) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of sports, exercise activities or classes (reference period) - Jurisdiction: NI only

Travel and journeys

  • Difficulty travelling by airplane for reasons associated with your disability (past 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Difficulty travelling by boat for reasons associated with your disability (past 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Distance travelled in journeys - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Domestic (UK)/international flights for business (past 12 months) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Domestic (UK)/international flights for leisure (past 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Journey (travelling) time - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Main purpose of journeys - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Mode (method) of travel used for journeys - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of domestic (UK) flights for leisure (past 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of international (UK) flights for leisure (past 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Ticket type of journeys (if applicable) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Type(s) of difficulty travelling by airplane associated with disability (past 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Type(s) of difficulty travelling by boat associated with disability (past 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Types of difficulties experienced when travelling for main food shopping - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Usual mode of travel for main food shopping - Jurisdiction: NI only

Trips and tourism

  • Any overnight trips in past month - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Components of package holiday (e.g. accommodation, air fare, etc.) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Cost of each overnight trip - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Day trips (various information) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Destination Country - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Destination County (if in Ireland) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Leisure trips (various information) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Main accommodation type used on each trip (e.g. hotel, guesthouse/B&B, etc.) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Main reason for each trip - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Main type of transportation getting to and from destination for each trip (e.g. air, sea, rail, etc.) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Method of booking components of trip (if not package holiday) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Method of booking package holiday (e.g. online, travel agent, etc.) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Number of nights spent away on each trip - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Package holiday - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Reasons for no overnight/day trips - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Type of destination for each trip (e.g. city/town, seaside/coastal, countryside, etc.) - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Unpaid personal care and support provided

  • Care commitments prevent/restrict employment - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Frequency of care providing to specific cared for person(s) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Length of time providing care - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Number of persons looked after in household - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of persons looked after outside household - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Paid or receive any financial support for providing care - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Relationship to cared for person(s) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Source of payment/financial support for providing care - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Total number of hours (per week) provide unpaid care to ALL persons (inside and outside household) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Total number of persons (sick, disabled, elderly) cared for (inside/outside the household) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Whether looks after sick, handicapped or elderly person in household - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Whether looks after sick, handicapped or elderly person outside household - Jurisdiction: Both

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Activities of daily living (ADLs)

  • Assisted carrying out IADLs - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Assisted carrying out PADLs - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Difficulties carrying out instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) (include cleaning, cooking, etc.) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Difficulties carrying out personal activities of daily living (PADLs) (include washing, dressing, brushing teeth, etc.) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Satisfaction with ability to carry out ADLs - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Source(s) of assistance in carrying out IADLs - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Source(s) of assistance in carrying out PADLs - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Whether care needs assesses by social services - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Whether receive direct payments from social services - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Whether relatives involved in decisions about care - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Whether respondents involved in decisions about their care - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Whether you or family pay for this IADL help - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Whether you or family pay for this PADL help - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Alternative health care

  • Use of alternative/complementary practitioner (e.g. acupuncturist, homeopath, osteopath, reflexologist) (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both

Assistive technology and Telecare

  • Type of assistive technology - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Type of telecare - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Use of assistive technology - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Use of telecare - Jurisdiction: Neither

Breathing

  • Breathing difficulties - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Breathing difficulty restricts amount or kind of everyday activities - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Breathing/lung test - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Disease or illness causing breathing difficulty - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Types of aids used for breathing difficulty - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Breathing

  • Breathing difficulty limits amount of activities - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Main cause of hearing difficulties (self reported) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Reasons do not have required breathing equipment - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Self-rated breathing (with specialist equipment) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Self-rated breathing (without specialist equipment) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Specialised breathing equipment you need but do not have - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Types of specialist equipment used to breathe - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use a nebuliser, oxygen concentrator or cylinder or ventilator to assist breathing - Jurisdiction: NI only

Care planning

  • Did care planning discussions with doctor or nurse help improve how you manage your health problem - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Had discussions with a doctor or nurse about how best to deal with your health problem (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only

Community health and public health services

  • Amount paid for home help - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Chiropody services (with reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Day centre services (with reference period) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Dental services (with reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Dietician services (with reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Ever been asked to give views on the quality of care receive from health and social services - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Ever complained about care you receive from health and social services - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Hearing services (with reference period) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Home help/Home care (with reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Meals-on-Wheels (with reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Occupational therapy (with reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Optician service (with reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Personal care attendant (with reference period) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Physiotherapy services (with reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Psychological/counselling services (with reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Public Health or Community/District Nurse (with reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Ratings of aspects quality of health and social services (e.g. safety, effectiveness, patient experience) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Reasons for dissatisfaction with specific community health and social services - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Respite services (with reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Satisfaction with community health and social services utilisation - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Social work services (with reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Speech & Language Therapist (with reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both

Community health and public health services gaps

  • Community health and social services 'gaps' (i.e. are there any services that you do not now receive which you feel you have a need for) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Reasons for community health and social services 'gaps' - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Reasons not able to access specific community health and social services - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Specific community health and social services currently need but do not have access to - Jurisdiction: NI only

Community pharmacy

  • Main reason for visiting community pharmacist (e.g. prescription filled, advice about medicines, etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Overall quality of service provided by community pharmacy - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Ratings of different aspects of service provided by community pharmacist (e.g. convenience/ease, premises, opening hours, etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use local/community pharmacist (with reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both

Dexterity and grip strength

  • Dexterity difficulty limits amount of activities - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Difficulty lifting, carrying, picking things, grasping things, dressing, cutting toenails (with specialised equipment) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Difficulty lifting, carrying, picking things, grasping things, dressing, cutting toenails (without specialised equipment) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Difficulty using your hands and fingers, eg. picking up small objects or opening/closing containers - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Grip strength test - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Main cause of dexterity difficulties (self reported) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Reasons do not have required dexterity aids/equipment - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Specialised dexterity aids/equipment you need but do not have - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Types of specialised equipment to assist in lifting, carrying, grasping or holding objects - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use any specialised equipment to assist in lifting, carrying, grasping or holding objects - Jurisdiction: NI only

Diet and nutrition

  • Afford to buy enough food for household - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Changed eating habits to lose weight (reference period) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Dietary information - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Nutritional intake (calories) - Jurisdiction: Neither

Disability

  • A difficulty with basic physical activities such as walking, climbing stairs, reaching, lifting or carrying - Jurisdiction: Both
  • A difficulty with learning, remembering or concentrating - Jurisdiction: Both
  • A difficulty with pain, breathing, or any other chronic illness or condition - Jurisdiction: Both
  • A psychological or emotional condition - Jurisdiction: Both
  • An intellectual disability - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Blindness, or a severe vision impairment - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Considers self disabled - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Deafness, or a severe hearing impairment - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Has disability - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Other types of disability which cause difficulties in carrying out ADLs (DDA definition categories) - Jurisdiction: NI only

Drinking

  • CAGE alcoholism screening questionnaire (4-items) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Drink alcohol at current time - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Ever drunk alcohol - Jurisdiction: Both
  • How often alcohol consumed - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Level of alcohol (unit) consumption - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Personal/family problems associated with drinking - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Types of alcohol consumed - Jurisdiction: Both

Drug use

  • Ever used drugs - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Use and freq last 4 weeks - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Use last 12 months - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Emotional, psychological and mental health

  • Ageing Perceptions Questionnaire (APQ) (32-items) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Any emotional, psychological, psychiatric, mental health problems (such as depression or anxiety) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Disease or illness causing emotional, psychological or mental health difficulty - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Emotional, psychological or mental health difficulties restrict amount or kind of everyday activities - Jurisdiction: Both
  • General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) stress inventory - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS-A) (7-item anxiety scale) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Main cause of emotional, psychological or mental ill health difficulties (self reported) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Medical outcomes short form health survey (SF-36/SF-12) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Mental health inventory (MHI-5) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Mental, nervous, or emotional problems limit physical activties (last year) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Mental, nervous, or emotional problems limit social activties (last year) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Penn State Worry Questionnaire (PQWQ) (8-item scale) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Personal efficacy/mastery (4-items) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Sense control over one's life (plus Pearlin Mastery Scale, 7 items) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of emotional, nervous or psychiatric problems - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Types of aids used for emotional, psychological or mental health difficulty - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Vitality index - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS) (14-items, but some use fewer, e.g. NIHPS) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • WHO Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI-GAD General Anxiety Disorder) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • WHO Composite International Diagnostic Interview (CIDI-SF Major Depressive Episode) - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Falls/fractures

  • Activities limited by fear of falling - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Ever fractured hip/wrist due to fall - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Fallen in past year - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Fear of falling - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Number of times fallen in past year - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Serious enough to need medical treatment - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Head injury, stroke or other brain injury

  • Any other sort of brain injury - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Ever had a head injury - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Ever had a stroke - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Head injury limits amount of activities - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Main cause of head injury, stroke or other sort of brain injury (self reported) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Other brain injury limits amount of activities - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Stroke limits amount of activities - Jurisdiction: NI only

Health care access discrimination

  • Personally felt discriminated against while accessing health services - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Type of personal discrimination while accessing health services (gender, age, race, etc.) - Jurisdiction: Both

Health care gaps

  • Had enough support from local services or organisations to help you to manage your long-term health condition(s) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Reasons not able to access needed specific health care services - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Specific health care services currently need but do not have access to - Jurisdiction: NI only

Health care utilisation

  • Factors preventing you from seeing a GP (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Hospital A&E (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Hospital day-patient (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Hospital in-patient (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Hospital out-patient (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Main reason for visiting A&E - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Number GP visits (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of practice/treatment room nurse visits (reference period) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Number of times spoken with a GP about being anxious or depressed, or about mental, nervous, or emotional problems (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Out of hours GP visits (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Private hospital in-patient (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Total days/nights stayed in hospital (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Visit GP (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both

Health care waiting list

  • Currently on health care waiting list - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Duration on waiting list - Jurisdiction: Both

Healthcare coverage

  • Doctor-only card - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Medical card (GP visit card) holder - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Nationalised health care - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Other healthcare coverage - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Private health insurance - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Types of healthcare covered by health insurance - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Hearing

  • Ability to communicate with family, friends, public, healthcare professionals, etc. - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Ability to follow conversations - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Ability to use a normal telephone - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Disease or illness causing hearing difficulty - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Hearing difficulty limits amount of activities - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Main cause of hearing difficulties (self reported) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Reasons do not have required hearing aids/equipment - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Self-rated hearing (with hearing aid) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Self-rated hearing (without hearing aid) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Specialised hearing equipment/services you need but do not have - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Speech read or read lips to communicate with others - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Types of aids used for hearing difficulty - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Use hearing aid - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Use sign language to communicate with others - Jurisdiction: NI only

Heart and problems

  • A heart attack - Jurisdiction: Both
  • A heart murmur - Jurisdiction: Both
  • A stroke (cerebral vascular disease) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • An abnormal heart rhythm - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Angina - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Any other heart or blood problems - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Congestive heart failure - Jurisdiction: Both
  • High blood pressure or hypertension - Jurisdiction: Both
  • High cholesterol - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Ministroke or TIA - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Help with ADLs

  • Do you (or carer) receive any payment to help cover costs of care/help with ADLs - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Does helper receive benefit/payment for helping you with ADLs - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Frequency of ADL help - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Help meets ADL needs - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • How many days per month receive help carrying out ADLs - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • How many hours per day receive help in carrying out ADLs - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • How many hours per week receive help in carrying out ADLs - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Number of different helpers assisting with ADLs (last month) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Reasons not able to get help for everyday activities when needed - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Source of benefit/payment for helper helping you with ADLs - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Sources of payment to help cover costs of care/help with ADLs - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Subjective assessment of control over decisions about care receive - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Total cost of care/help per week/month - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Total payments receive to cover costs of care/help with ADLs - Jurisdiction: Neither

Injury

  • Activity when injury occurred - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Cause of injury - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Injured last 12 months - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of days work/day-to-day activities missed - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Where injury occurred - Jurisdiction: Both

Intellectual/developmental

  • Diagnosed as having an intellectual/developmental disability - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Difficulty with intellectual functions due to a condition such as acquired brain injury, Down Syndrome, brain damage at birth - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Difficulty with interpersonal skills due to any condition such as autistic spectrum disorders - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Disease or illness causing intellectual or learning difficulty - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Intellectual/developmental difficulty limits amount of activities - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Main cause of intellectual/developmental difficulties (self reported) - Jurisdiction: NI only

Learning

  • Diagnosed as having a learning difficulty - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Difficulty in learning everyday skills such as reading, writing, using simple tools, learning the rules of a game due to a condition such as ADHD or dyslexia - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Learning difficulty limits amount of activities - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Main cause of learning difficulties (self reported) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Reasons do not have required learning equipment - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Self-rating learning difficulty (with specialised equipment) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Self-rating learning difficulty (without specialised equipment) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Specialised equipment to support learning difficulty - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Types of aids used for intellectual or learning difficulty - Jurisdiction: Both

Lifestyle changes to improve health

  • Tried to make any changes to improve your health (e.g. stopped smoking, controlled weight, eat more healthily) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Which lifestyle changes to improve your health have you managed to maintain (e.g. stopped smoking, controlled weight, eat more healthily) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Which lifestyle changes would you like to make to improve your health (e.g. cut down/stop smoking, control weight, eat more healthily) - Jurisdiction:

Long-standing illness

  • Has long-standing illness (LSI) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Health problem/disability limits ability to undertake paid (and unpaid) work - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Health problem/disability limits mobility (e.g. walking, using public transport, driving) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Health problem/disability limits social life - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Limiting long-standing illness (LLSI) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of days restricted in carrying out activities of daily living (ADLs) (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Severity of LLSI - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of long-standing illness or condition - Jurisdiction: Both

Medical tests/screenings

  • Blood pressure tested - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Blood test for cholesterol - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Blood test to screen for cancer - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Breast screening/Mammogram for breast cancer - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Cervical cancer test - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Colon or bowel cancer test - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Prostate exam to screen for cancer - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Sugar/diabetes tested - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Testicular cancer test - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Medication/prescription drugs

  • Any prescribed medications (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Doctor or health professional informed you about medications (e.g. how medicines would help, possible side effects, etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Drugs for anxiety or depression - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Drugs for asthma - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Drugs for chronic bronchitis - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Drugs for coronary or cerebrovascular diseases - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Drugs for diabetes - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Drugs for high blood cholesterol - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Drugs for high blood pressure - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Drugs for joint pain or for joint inflammation - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Drugs for osteoporosis, hormonal - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Drugs for osteoporosis, other than hormonal - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Drugs for other heart diseases - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Drugs for other pain (e.g. headache, back pain, etc.) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Drugs for physical condition - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Drugs for sleep problems - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Drugs for stomach burns - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Other medications/drugs - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Prescription for hormones (menopause/other) - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Memory and concentration

  • Concentration test(s) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Difficulty concentrating on doing something for 10 minutes - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Disease or illness causing memory or concentration difficulty - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Main cause of memory difficulty (self reported) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Memory loss - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Memory test(s) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Often forget where you have put things - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Periods of confusion or difficulty remembering limits activities - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Periods of confusion or difficulty remembering to do important things - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Self-rated day-to-day memory - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Self-rated long-term memory - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Types of aids used for memory or concentration difficulty - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Mental health services and supports

  • Any prescribed medication for a mental, nervous, or emotional problem (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Day centre - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Day hospital - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Effective of prescribed medication for a mental, nervous, or emotional problem (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Effectiveness of various types of supports used for help with a mental, nervous, or emotional problem (psychiatrist, nurse, psychologist, social worker, counsellor etc.) (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Inpatient psychiatric hospital / unit - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Outpatient clinic - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Potential use of various types of supports for help with a mental, nervous, or emotional problem (psychiatrist, nurse, psychologist, social worker, counsellor etc.) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Various types of supports used for help with a mental, nervous, or emotional problem (psychiatrist, nurse, psychologist, social worker, counsellor etc.) (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both

Mobility

  • Difficulty getting about inside the house (with and/or without mobility aids) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Difficulty getting about outside the house (with and/or without mobility aids) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Difficulty walking longer distances - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Disease or illness causing mobility difficulty - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • How long has respondent had mobility difficulty - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Main cause of mobility difficulties (self reported) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Mobility assistance required - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Mobility difficulty limits amount of activities - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Number of different mobility aids owned - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Reasons do not have required mobility aids/equipment - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Source of mobility aids/equipment - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Specialised mobility aids/equipment you need but do not have - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Type of mobility aids used for getting about inside/outside - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Walking speed test - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Whether assistance required to use public transport - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Whether paid for mobility aids/equipment - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Whether uses public transport - Jurisdiction: Both

Oral health

  • Difficulty accessing dental care - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Own teeth/dentures - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Self-rated dental health - Jurisdiction: Neither

Other chronic conditions

  • Alcohol abuse - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Allergies - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Alzheimer's disease - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Arthritis (including osteoarthritis, or rheumatism) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Asthma - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Cancer or a malignant tumour (including leukaemia or lymphoma but excluding minor skin cancers) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Chronic lung disease such as chronic bronchitis or emphysema - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Cirrhosis, or serious liver damage - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Dementia, organic brain syndrome, senility - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Diabetes or high blood sugar - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Drug (substance) abuse - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Osteoporosis, sometimes called thin or brittle bones - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Other chronic conditions/health problems - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Parkinson's disease - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Serious memory impairment - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Skin problems/conditions (eczema) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Stomach ulcers - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Thyroid problems - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Varicose Ulcers (an ulcer due to varicose veins) - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Other health symptoms

  • Dizziness, faints or blackouts - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Fatigue - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Persistent coughing - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Stomach or intestine problems, including constipation, air, diarrhoea - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Swollen legs - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Pain

  • Constant or recurrent pain (with and without medication) restricts amount or kind of everyday activities - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Disease or illness causing pain difficulty - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Lower back pain/chronic back conditions - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Main cause of pain (self reported) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Medication taken for constant pain or discomfort - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Often troubled with pain - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Pain in your back, knees, hips, or any other joint (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Part of body where most severe - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Severity of pain - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Types of aids used for pain difficulty - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Physical activity and Exercise

  • Average walking pace - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Difficult walking for exercise for reasons associated with disability/limitation - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Effort of walking for 10 minutes or more usually enough to make you breathe faster, feel warmer or sweat - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Hours spent sitting per day - Jurisdiction: Both
  • International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) (short/long form) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of days out of last 7 did mild physical activities (yoga, golf, gardening, not including walking) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of days out of last 7 did moderate physical activities (cycling, aerobics, not including walking) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of days out of last 7 did vigorous physical activities (running) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of days out of last 7 walked (with duration reference) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Physical activity - barriers/restrictions (and motivations, if applicable) - Jurisdiction: Both

Prescription and other health care related charges

  • Free prescriptions - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Had prescriptions (last month) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Out of pocket expenses for any other health care related charges (not paid by NHS/private insurance) (amount) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Out of pocket expenses for prescriptions last month (amount) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Prescription charges (last month) - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Preventative health

  • Immunisations (e.g. flu shots, pneumococcal pneumonia) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Reasons did not get seasonal flu vaccine - Jurisdiction:

Ratings and satisfaction of health care utilisation

  • Overall views of stay in hospital (e.g. treated with respect and dignity, involved in care decisions, etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Overall views on out-patient health service (e.g. treated with respect and dignity, involved in care decisions, etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Quality of care receive during A&E visit - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Quality of care receive during GP visit - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Quality of care receive during in-patient stay - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Quality of care receive during out-patient stay - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Quality of care receive from out-of-hours GP visit - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Ratings of different aspects of leaving hospital after in-patient stay (e.g. home situation taken into account, provided with needed medicines, etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Ratings of different aspects of leaving hospital after out-patient stay (e.g. who to contact with questions, any danger signals to watch for, etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Ratings of different aspects of medical staff during stay in hospital (e.g. enough time to talk with staff, medical staff answered questions, etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Ratings of different aspects of stay in hospital (e.g. ward/room clean, able to get adequate pain relief, etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Ratings of GP visit (e.g. giving you enough time, explaining tests and treatments, listening to you, etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Ratings of practice/treatment room nurse visit (e.g. giving you enough time, explaining tests and treatments, listening to you, etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Reasons for dissatisfaction with specific health care services - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfaction with specific health care services - Jurisdiction: NI only

Residential care

  • Nursing home in last 12 months - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Residential care home in last 12 months - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Sheltered (supported) housing in last 12 months - Jurisdiction: Both

Self-rated health

  • EuroQol (EQ-5D) health status/outcome test - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfaction with health - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Self rated general health - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Self rated general health (compared with earlier reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Self rated mental health - Jurisdiction: Both

Sexual health

  • Any STDs/STIs - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Change in sexual lifestyle - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Contraception use - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Importance of sex in your life - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Knowledge of sexual matters - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Last occasion of sexual intercourse - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Sexually active (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only

Sight

  • Disease or illness causing seeing difficulty - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Main cause of sight difficulties (self reported) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Reasons do not have required seeing aids/equipment - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Self-rated sight (with glasses/contact lenses) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Self-rated sight (without glasses/contact lenses) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Sight difficulty limits amount of activities - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Specialised seeing aids/equipment you need but do not have - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Types of aids used for seeing difficulty - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Usually wear glasses or contact lenses - Jurisdiction: Both

Sleep

  • Average sleep duration (per night) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Trouble falling asleep - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Trouble waking up - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Smell and Taste

  • Self rated sense of smell - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Self rated sense of taste - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Smoking

  • Anyone in household smoke - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Ever smoked cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos or a pipe regularly (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Ever tried to quit smoking - Jurisdiction: Both
  • How many years smoked altogether - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Number of cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos or a pipe smoked per day - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Reasons for quitting smoking - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Smoke at present time - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of smoking - Jurisdiction: Both
  • When started smoking - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • When stopped smoking - Jurisdiction: Both

Social/behavioural

  • Diagnosed as having social or behavioural difficulty - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Main cause of social or behavioural difficulty (self reported) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Social/behavioural difficulty limits amount of activities - Jurisdiction: NI only

Specialist consultations

  • Dermatologist - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Ear, nose and throat specialist - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Geriatrician - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Gynaecologist - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Neurologist - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Oncologist - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Ophthalmologist - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Orthopaedist - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Psychiatrist - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Rheumatologist or physiatrist - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Specialist for heart disease, pulmonary, gastroenterology, diabetes or endocrine diseases - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Surgeon - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Urologist - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Speech and communication

  • Ability to communicate with family, friends, public, healthcare professionals, etc. - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Any difficulty communicating or making yourself understood/Others have difficulty understanding you when you speak - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Main cause of communication difficulties (self reported) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Reasons do not have specialised speech/communication equipment/services - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Self-rated speaking/communication (with devices) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Self-rated speaking/communication (without devices) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Specialised speech/communication equipment/services you need but do not have - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Speech/communication difficulty limits amount of activities - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Types of speech aids/communication devices used - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Types of speech diseases or illnesses - Jurisdiction: RoI only

State health service usage

  • Free (or subsidised) dental, ophthalmic or aural treatment (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Free GP visits (past 4 weeks) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Free prescriptions (past 4 weeks) - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Steadiness

  • Chair stand test - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Self-rated steadiness - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Stressful (critical) life events

  • Amount of worry/stress in past 12 months - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Assaulted or robbed (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Changed jobs - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Death of a close relative or friend - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Developed or found out that you had a serious illness or disability - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Existing health condition got worse - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Family member or friend had a serious health condition - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Got divorced, separated or ended an intimate relationship - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Got married, entered into a civil partnership - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Had a baby or adopted a child - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Had a serious accident or injury - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Had any major financial difficulties - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Had painful or upsetting treatment for a health condition - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Had to give up job due to illness/disability - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Left the parental home (including going to university) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Lost your job (excluding retirement) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Moved house (last year) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Other stressful (critical life events) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Other types of difficulties with family and friends which have caused stress - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Problems at work - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Retired (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Spouse/partner lost job or retired (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only

Subjective well-being

  • Life satisfaction - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Life satisfaction (compared with a year ago) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Quality of life scale (CASP-12) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Quality of life scale (CASP-19) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Quality of life self-rating - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Self-rated happiness - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Where you would place yourself in society (lowest to highest level in society) - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Traumatic adult life events (6 items)

  • Did you ever have a life-threatening illness or accident - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Did your spouse, partner, or a child of yours ever have a life-threatening illness or accident - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Has a child of yours ever died - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Major fire, flood or other natural disaster - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Spouse, partner, or child ever been addicted to drugs or alcohol - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Were you the victim of a serious physical attack or assault in your life - Jurisdiction: Both

Traumatic childhood events (6 items)

  • Before you were 18 years old, did either of your parents drink or use drugs so often that it caused problems in the family - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Before you were 18 years old, did you have to repeat a year of school over again - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Before you were 18 years old, were you ever physically abused by anyone other than your parents - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Before you were 18 years old, were you ever physically abused by either of your parents - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Before you were 18 years old, were you ever sexually abused by anyone other than your parents - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Before you were 18 years old, were you ever sexually abused by either of your parents - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Urinary and bowel incontinence

  • Bowel incontinence - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Bowel incontinence limits day-to-day activities - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Urinary incontinence - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Urinary incontinence limits day-to-day activities - Jurisdiction: Both

Vital statistics

  • Body mass index (BMI) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Height (asked) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Height (measured) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Weight (asked) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Weight (measured) - Jurisdiction: Both

Well-being status

  • Did you feel full of life - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Did you feel tired - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Did you feel worn out - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Did you have a lot of energy - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Have you been happy - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Have you felt calm and peaceful - Jurisdiction: RoI only

LIVING ENVIRONMENT

Built environment accessibility and adaptations

  • Accessibility causes difficulty visiting family/friends, going out socially, getting around in local area, etc. - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Disability causes difficulty doing routine tasks inside your home - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Main accessibility problems in community area (eg footpath surfaces, street crossings, etc.) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Main accessibility problems in other buildings (not homes) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Main accessibility problems in other homes - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Reasons specialised features not in/around home - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Receive grant towards adaptation of home to cater for disability - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Types of specialised features (adaptations) in/around home (for disability) - Jurisdiction: Both

Central/non-central heating & air conditioning

  • Air conditioning - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Central heating - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Non-central heating - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Non-central heating methods - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of central heating - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of central heating fuel used - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of non-central heating fuels - Jurisdiction: Both

Communities problems

  • Flags and other emblems - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Helicopter noise - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Parades and demonstrations - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Paramilitary behaviour - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Police behaviour - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Punishment beatings - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Rioting - Jurisdiction: NI only

Crime and abuse

  • Experience of anti-social behaviour - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Experience of burglary or theft - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Experience of crime - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Experience of domestic violence and abuse (NICS only asks of those 16-64) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Experience of drug misuse - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Experience of financial abuse - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Experience of hate crime (age, religion, political opinion, ethnic origin, skin colour, disability or sexual orientation) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Experience of mental abuse - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Experience of neglect - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Experience of night-time economy - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Experience of physical abuse - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Experience of sexual abuse - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Experience of verbal abuse - Jurisdiction: NI only

Disability and access to public/private services

  • Which public/private services difficult to access - Jurisdiction: NI only

Experiences and attitudes

  • Attitudes on the troubles - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Experience of violence/other traumatic events arising from the troubles - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Friend killed - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Friend physically injured - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Personally physically injured - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Relative killed - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Relative physically injured - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Someone else you knew was killed - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Someone else you knew was physically injured - Jurisdiction: NI only

Financial crime

  • Defrauded you or cheated you out of money, possessions or property - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Miss-sold any financial service such as a personal pension or an endowment mortgage to you - Jurisdiction: NI only

Gas & electricity supply

  • Electricity supplied - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Gas supplied - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of electricity meter/scheme - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of gas meter/scheme - Jurisdiction: Both

General information

  • Age of dwelling (year dwelling was constructed) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Bedroom standard (over/under occupancy) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Floor level of dwelling - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of bedrooms in dwelling - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of rooms in dwelling - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of years/months in accommodation - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Size of dwelling - Jurisdiction: Both
  • State of repair - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Tenure - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of dwelling/accommodation - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of flat/apartment - Jurisdiction: Both

Housing discrimination

  • Personally felt discriminated against while you were looking for housing or accommodation - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Type of personal discrimination while looking for housing (gender, age, race, etc.) - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Knowledge of and satisfaction with living environment

  • Age friendly area - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Fear/worry about aspects of neighbourhood (e.g. crime) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Housing (dwelling) quality index - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Improvements necessary to make area more age friendly - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Knowledge of living environment - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Neighbourhood attachment (belonging, reciprocity etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Reasons decided to live in this area - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfaction with area/neighbourhood - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Satisfaction with heating system - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Satisfaction with housing costs - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Satisfaction with housing/accommodation - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Satisfaction with living conditions - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Satisfaction with size of accommodation - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Lack of accommodation

  • Ever slept rough - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Insecure accommodation (e.g. squatting) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Reasons for lack of accommodation - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Stayed in emergency/temporary accommodation - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Stayed with friends/relatives due to lack of accommodation - Jurisdiction: Both

Mortgage and renting

  • Amount of original mortgage - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Cut back on other household spending in order to keep up with housing payments (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Had to borrow money to keep up with housing payments (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Has mortgage - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Mortgage allowance (Mortgage interest supplement) receive (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Mortgage outstanding/left to pay - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Top-up/Remortgage - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Type of renting/tenancy - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Year mortgage taken out/years left on mortgage - Jurisdiction: Both

Perceptions of crime and criminal justice

  • Affect of fear of crime on quality of life - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Confidence in Police Accountability (monitoring) Arrangements - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Confidence in the Criminal Justice System (police, public prosecution, courts, prisons and probation services) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Fear/worry of crime (home broke into, being mugged or robbed etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Feel safe alone in your home at night - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Feel safe going out alone after dark - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Feel safe going out alone during daytime - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Perceptions of Organised Crime - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Perceptions of Risk of Becoming a Victim of Crime (e.g. being robbed, having car stolen, racial attack) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Perceptions of risk of crime and anti-social behaviour - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Perceptions of Youth Justice Agency - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfaction with Crime Prevention - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Satisfaction with Criminal Justice System (police, public prosecution, courts, prisons and probation services) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfaction with Policing - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Subjective assessment of personal security and safety inside home (e.g. walking alone after dark) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Subjective assessment of personal security and safety outside home (e.g. walking alone after dark) - Jurisdiction: NI only

Personal crime

  • Anything you were carrying stolen (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Assaulted outside household (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Assaulted within household (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Perceptions of reasons why personal crime happened - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Someone tried to steal something you were carrying (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Threat of personal violence (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Victim of personal violence (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only

Private services

  • Satisfaction with cinema or theatre - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfaction with petrol stations - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfied with banks and building societies - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfied with chemists - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Satisfied with chiropodist - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Satisfied with corner shop - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfied with medium to large supermarkets - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Satisfied with pub - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use banks and building societies - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use chemists - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use chiropodist - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Use cinema or theatre - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Use corner shop - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use medium to large supermarkets - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use petrol stations - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use pub - Jurisdiction: NI only

Problems in area

  • Abandoned/Burnt out cars - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Air pollution/quality - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Anti-social behaviour - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Cycle-ability - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Dogs and dog or cat mess in this area - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Graffiti on walls and buildings - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Heavy or speedy traffic - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Homes and gardens in bad condition - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Homes broken into - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Illegal parking (e.g. on pavements) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Insults or harassment (e.g. religious, racial, sectarian, sexual etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Joy riding - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Lack of open public spaces - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Noise (e.g. traffic, businesses, aircraft) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Noisy neighbours or loud parties - Jurisdiction: Both
  • People attacked on street - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • People being drunk or rowdy in the street/park, underage drinking - Jurisdiction: Both
  • People using or dealing drugs - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Poor housing - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Poor street lighting, potholed roads or broken pavements - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Population density (overcrowded) - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Rats - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Risk from traffic for pedestrians and cyclists - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Rubbish or litter lying around - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Teenagers hanging around on the streets - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Traffic Density - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Troublesome (nuisance) neighbours - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Types of civic action taken to solve problems affecting people in your local area - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Vandalism and deliberate damage to property - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Vehicles stolen/broken into - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Walk-ability - Jurisdiction: Neither

Problems with accommodation

  • Condensation - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Damp or mould on walls, ceilings, floors, foundations, etc. - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Difficult to secure - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Draughts - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Hazards relating to whole dwelling (interior) using Health and Safety Rating System (HSSRS) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Heating faulty or difficult to control or regulate - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Lack of adequate heating system (heating system or radiators not sufficient) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Leaky roof - Jurisdiction: Both
  • No place to sit outside, e.g. no terrace, balcony or garden - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Other problems with accommodation - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Problems with plumbing or drains - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Rot in window frames or floors - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Shortage of space - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Too dark, not enough light - Jurisdiction: Both

Problems with accommodation affecting health and well-being

  • Air pollution/quality - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Cigarette smoke - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Dampness/condensation/mould - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Inaccessibility of parts of the home - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Lack of adequate heating - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Overcrowding - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • The general maintenance of your home - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • The level of noise - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • The quality of the drinking water - Jurisdiction: NI only

Property crime

  • Anything damaged/defaced on property (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Anything stolen from property (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Bicycle stolen (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Car damaged/vandalised (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Car stolen (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Home broken into/property damage (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Home broken into/theft (last 12 months) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Perceptions of reasons why property crime happened - Jurisdiction: NI only

Public and voluntary services

  • Satisfied with Citizen's Advice or other services - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Satisfied with day centres/lunch clubs/social clubs - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Satisfied with dentist - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Satisfied with doctor - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfied with evening classes - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfied with galleries - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfied with Home Help/ home care - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Satisfied with hospital with A&E department - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfied with local/public library - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfied with Meals on Wheels - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Satisfied with museums - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfied with optician - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Satisfied with place of worship - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfied with post office - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfied with public or community village hall - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfied with sports facilities - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use Citizenís Advice bureau or other advice services - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use day centres/lunch clubs/social clubs - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Use dentist - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Use doctor - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use evening classes - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Use galleries - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use Home Help / home care - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Use hospital with A&E department - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use local/public library - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use Meals on Wheels - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Use museums - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use optician - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Use place of worship - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use post office - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use public or community village hall - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use public sports facilities (e.g. swimming pools) - Jurisdiction: NI only

Rating of transport

  • Does lack of transport facilities affect your lifestyle - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Rating of private transport options (taxis and hackneys) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Rating of public transport options (trains, public buses and community buses) - Jurisdiction: Both

Social climate (in country)

  • Past, current, and future ratings - affordable energy - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Past, current, and future ratings - affordable housing - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Past, current, and future ratings - employment situation - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Past, current, and future ratings - health care provision - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Past, current, and future ratings - pension provision - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Past, current, and future ratings - relations between people from different cultural or religious backgrounds or nationalities - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Past, current, and future ratings - situation of national economy - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Past, current, and future ratings - unemployment benefits - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Past, current, and future ratings - way inequalities and poverty are addressed - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Past, current, and future ratings - way public administration runs - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Specialised transport

  • Reasons for not using specialised transport - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Regularly use specialised transport, eg transport operated by disability service providers; centres for the elderly; private and voluntary organisations - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Satisfied with special transport for those with mobility problems - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use special transport for those with mobility problems - Jurisdiction: NI only

Transport (general)

  • Satisfied with bus services - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfied with public transport - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfied with train or tube station - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use bus services - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Use public transport - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Use train or tube station - Jurisdiction: Both

Transport (local availability)

  • Bus service - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Dart or Luas service - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Mainline train service - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Time to walk to closest bus stop - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Time to walk to closest train station - Jurisdiction: NI only

Transport (usage)

  • Bicycle - Jurisdiction: Both
  • DART/Luas - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Disability causes difficulty in using private transport - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Disability causes difficulty in using public transport - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Drive myself - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Driven as passenger by family/friends/others - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Frequency DART/Luas use - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Frequency local bus use - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Frequency mainline train use - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Frequency of driving - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Frequency use bicycle - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Have valid (UK/RoI) driver's licence - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Main mode(s) of transport - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Mode of transport used most often - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • National coach - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • National rail - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Public bus (city or urban) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Public bus (intercity) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Public bus (rural) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Public transport accessibility (reasons difficult to use public transport) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Public transport information (reasons difficult to use public transport) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Public transport issues using the service (reasons difficult to use public transport) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Reliability of public transport - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Season ticket holder (public transport) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Taxi/hackney - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Train (commuter) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Train (intercity) - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Walking - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Wheelchair/power chair - Jurisdiction: NI only

Transport discrimination

  • Personally felt discriminated against while using transport services - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Type of personal discrimination while using transport services (gender, age, race, etc.) - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Urban/rural

  • Living in urban/rural setting - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Urban/rural classification - Jurisdiction: Both

Water and sewage

  • Connected to water mains - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Rating of fitness of sewage/drainage (surveyor) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Rating of fitness of water supply (surveyor) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Satisfaction with various aspects of water supply - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Type of internal water supply in accommodation - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Type of sewage/drainage system - Jurisdiction: Both

Water heating & cooking

  • Main method of cooking - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Main method of water heating - Jurisdiction: Both

POLITICAL AND CIVIC

Citizenship status

  • Entitled to full citizen rights - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Voter entitlement - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Voter registration - Jurisdiction: NI only

Civic efficacy

  • Able to effect decisions affecting your life - Jurisdiction: Neither

Civic participation

  • Conservation, the environment, ecology, animal rights - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Local community action group - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Membership of Arts, Music or cultural organisation - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Membership of Educational organisation - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Membership of Social welfare organisation - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Unpaid Board Member - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Youth Work (e.g. scouts, guides, etc.) - Jurisdiction: Both

Political action

  • Attended lawful demonstrations - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Joined in boycotts - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Joined unofficial strikes - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Occupied buildings or factories - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Signed a petition - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Stood for public office - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Took an active part in a campaign - Jurisdiction: NI only

Political participation

  • Importance of politics in your life - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Membership of a political party or group - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Membership of a professional organisation or association (not specified) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Membership of trade union/association - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Voted in last general election - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Voted in last local election - Jurisdiction: NI only

Volunteering

  • Currently a volunteer - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Frequency of volunteering - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Nature of voluntary organisation (NICVA categories) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of organisations volunteered for - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Number of years volunteering - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Reasons for not volunteering - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Total number of hours spent volunteering (reference period) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Type of voluntary work done - Jurisdiction: NI only

VALUES, ATTITUDES AND OPINIONS

Demography

  • Age and ageing - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Ageism and age discrimination - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Institutions and challenges of ageing population - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Life expectancy - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Population ageing - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Economics

  • Competition - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Countryside and farming - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Economic climate - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Economic crisis - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Employment - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Older workers - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Pensioner benefits - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Pensions and pensioners - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Poverty - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Public services - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Public spending cuts - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Retirement age - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Transport - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Work and undeclared work - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Equality and social attitudes

  • Equality - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Ethnic identity - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Ethnic pride - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Foreigners/migrants - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Freedom - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Human rights - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Immigrants and immigration - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Irish Travellers - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, transgender (LGBT) issues - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Migrant workers - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Minority ethnic people - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Older people - Jurisdiction: Both
  • People in need - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Personal identity - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Racism and prejudice - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Rights of the child - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Social inequality - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Social justice - Jurisdiction: RoI only

Health and social care

  • Abortion - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Autism - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Britain and British society - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Caregiving - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Carer support - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Children and child care - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Complementary medicine - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Dementia - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Disability - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Genetics research - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Health issues - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Improving health - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Informal carers - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Social care for older people - Jurisdiction: NI only

Policy and politics

  • Community relations (protestant and catholic communities) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Confidence in public and private institutions - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Democracy - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Democratic participation - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Devolution - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Europe and community relations - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Future of NI/RoI - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Government - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Political attitudes - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Political engagement - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Political identity - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Politics - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Role of government - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Social policy - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • State - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Terrorism - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Voting - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Voting intention - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Women in politics - Jurisdiction: Neither

Social, cultural and environmental

  • Anti-social behaviour - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Cheats (eg. benefit/welfare fraud, tax evasion) - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Crime and fear of crime - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Criminal justice system - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Culture, arts and leisure - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Cyber security - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Doing the double (NI specific) - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Education - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Environment - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Environmental action taken - Jurisdiction:
  • Environmental problems (eg. climate change) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Experiences of ageism - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Family and marriage - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Gender and family roles - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Good and evil (clear demarcations in a society between what is good and evil) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Grand-parenting and family life - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Housing - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Leisure time and sport - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Living conditions - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Mandatory retirement - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Natural disasters - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Parents - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Police and policing - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Police monitoring arrangements - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Problems facing older people (eg. making ends meet, fear of crime, keeping warm in winter, access to healthcare etc.) - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Public understanding of science - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Recycling - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Religion - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Religious observance - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Science - Jurisdiction: Neither
  • Smoke-free legislation - Jurisdiction:
  • Social harm - Jurisdiction: Both
  • Technology - Jurisdiction: RoI only
  • Things people value in life (eg. money, health, etc.) - Jurisdiction: NI only
  • Volunteering - Jurisdiction: Both