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Quarterly Labour Force Survey, June - August, 1998 Variables

benfts — Whether claiming any (other) State Benef

Value Label Count Percentage Filename: qlfsja98
-9.00 Does not apply 50174 n/a%  n/a%
-8.00 No answer 124 n/a%  n/a%
1.00 Yes 24296 25%  25%
2.00 No 72385 74%  74%
146979 cases , missing values -8, -9 .

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Please note that the coding for 'No answer' is -8 and for 'Does not apply' it is -9.

Documentation references


"In the week ending Sunday the [date], were you claiming any (other) State Benefits (including State Pension, Allowances or National Insurance credits)?"


APPLIES IF AGE = 16-69 OR WRKING = 1 (paid work in ref. week) OR JBAWAY = 1 (has a job/business but away from it in ref. week) OR OWNBUS = 1 (unpaid work for own business in ref. week) OR RELBUS = 1 (unpaid work for a relative's business in ref. week)

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