ESS1 - 2002 Deviations - France

A7 (NETUSE):

The question was asked as two separate questions (netuse at home and netuse at work) instead of one. The French data for this variable have been omitted from the international file. The two deposited variables NETUSE1 and NETUSE2 are available from a separate country specific file for France.

B6 (PLTINVT):

The order of the answer categories in the French questionnaire and showcard differed from the source questionnaire. The French data for this variable have been omitted from the international file. The original variable has been renamed PLTINTFR and is available from a separate country specific file for France.

B13 (VOTE):

The question contained an additional category 4 "Non inscrits sur les listes". The category has been re-coded to category 3 "Not eligible to vote". The original variable has been renamed VOTEFR and is available from a separate country specific file for France.

C10 (RLGDNM) and C12 (RLGDNME):

Category 4 "Other Christian denominations" is included in category 8 "Other non-Christian religions". The French data for the variables have been omitted from the international file, but the country specific variables RLGDNMFR and RLGDMEFR are available from a separate country specific file for France.

D15 (QFIMWLT):

The question was incorrectly translated in the French questionnaire (be wealthy translated to bonne santé). The variable has been omitted from the international data file.

E20 HLPPPL:

The question was split into two questions in the French questionnaire. The variable has been omitted from the international data file, but has been renamed HLPPPLFR and is available from a separate country specific file for France.

E43 IMPRWCT:

The question asked in the French questionnaire is different from the English source questionnaire. The French data for this variable have been omitted from the international data file, but the variable has been renamed IMPRWCFR and is available from a separate country specific file for France.

F8a (PDWRK-DNGNA) and F35a (PDWRKP-DNGNAP):

Question F8a and F37a were asked with different and additional categories compared to the ESS source questionnaire. The following recoding has been done:

French code 2 (en formation rémunérée non payée par l'employeur) = ESS code 2 (Education EDCTN=1)

French code 10 (etudiants, lycéens, collegians) = ESS code 2 (Education EDCTN=1)

French code 9 (apprenti sous contrat) = ESS code 1 (Paid work PDWRK=1)

French code 11 (autres) = ESS code 9 (other DNGOTH=1)

F8b (MAINACT) and F35b (MNACTP):

The questions were asked with the same deviating categories as for F8a and F35a. The same recodings as for F8a and F35a have been done.

F12 (EMPLREL) and F40 (EMPRELP):

The French variables included two additional answer categories. The French data for these variables have been omitted from the international file. The deposited variables have been renamed EMPRLFR and EMPRLPFR and are available from a separate country specific file for France.

F14 (WRKCTR):

The deposited variable included two additional answer categories. The French data for WRKCTRA have been omitted from the international file. The deposited variable has been renamed WRKCTFR and is available from a separate country specific file for France.

F30 (HINCTNT):

The income categories in the French questionnaire and showcards are not compatible with the ESS source questionnaire categories. The French data for this variable have been omitted form the international data file, but the variable has been re named HINCTNFR and is available from a separate country specific file for France.

F31 (HINCFEL):

The deposited variable had deviating and additional categories. The French data for HINCFEL have been omitted from the international file. The deposited variable has been renamed HICFELFR and is available from a separate country specific file for France.

F50 (OCCF14) and F56 (OCCM14):

The questions were asked with deviant categories (10 additional catgories). The French data for these variables have been omitted from the international file. The deposited variables, re-coded to ESS categories, are available from a separate country specific file for France.

F58 (MARITAL):

The French questionnaire offered an extra category "6 PACS" (Pacte de solididarité), a legal contract. The French data have been omitted from the variable MARITAL in the international data file, but a country specific French variable MARTLFR with the additional answer category has been kept in the international file.