G - H

Gaelic language skills: proportion of adults in household with any Gaelic language skills

Mnemonic (reference code): PAWGSHS11

Type: Derived variable

Definition: Proportion of adults in a household with any Gaelic language skills.  Adults are defined as persons aged 18 and over.

Applicability: Household

Classification:      

0% of adults in the household have any Gaelic language skills

Hours worked

Mnemonic (reference code): HOUPUK

Definition: This question records how many hours people normally work in their main job. The person is asked to answer the question to the nearest whole hour and give the average for the last four weeks.

This variable is used in the derived variable Economic Activity (ECOPUK) to determine whether a person is working part-time (30 hours or less per week) or full-time (31 hours or more per week).

General health

Mnemonic (reference code): HEAPUK

Definition: This question asks for an assessment of each person's general health over the last year.

Applicability: All people, UK.

Classification:

Code

Name

1

Good

2

Health Board Area 2014

The 14 Health Board Areas (HBAs) are responsible for local health care in Scotland. Following a change in legislation in 2014, the Health Board Area boundaries were re-aligned to follow the combined area of each local authority that they serve.

Health Board Area 2006

The 14 Health Board Areas (HBAs) are responsible for local health care in Scotland.

They report to the Scottish Government and are based on groups of the local government districts that existed before the introduction of council areas in 1996. This means that although most HBs cover one or more complete council areas, there are cases where council areas are split.

Grandparent family

Mnemonic reference (code): GRANDFAM

Type: Derived variable

Definition: A family is defined as a group of people who are:

• married, same-sex civil partnership or cohabiting couple, with or without child(ren),

• lone parent with child(ren),

• married, same-sex civil partnership or cohabiting couple with grandchild(ren) but with no children present from the intervening generation, or

• single grandparent with grandchild(ren) but no children present from the intervening generation.

Hours worked

Mnemonic reference (code): HRSWRKD

Type: Primary variable                                                              

Definition: The number of hours that a person aged 16 and over worked in their main job or in their last main job. This includes paid and unpaid overtime.

Applicability: Person

Classification:

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