ESS2 - 2004 Deviations - France

A7 (NETUSE):

The question was asked as two separate questions (netuse at home and netuse at work) instead of one. There are no French data for the variable NETUSE in the international file, but the two deposited variables NETUSE1 and NETUSE2 are available from a separate country specific file for France.

B11 (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 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 variables have been renamed RLDNFR and RLDEFR and are available from a separate country specific file for France.

D12-D15 (ADVSTHR ADVHACH ADVSLEP ADVBACH):

An extra category "Médecin spécialiste" had been added to the French questionnaire. The variables have been recoded. French category 4 "Médecin généraliste" and 5 "Médecin spécialiste" have been recoded to category 4 "Doctor". The original variables have been renamed and are available from a separate country specific file for France.

D25-D30 (DCKPTRT to DCDFCWR):

The variables had an extra missing category 6 "n'a pas de problème de santé". The category has been recoded to category 8 "Don't know". The showcard had no additional category and was correct according to the source showcard. The original variables have been renamed and are available from a separate country specific file for France.

E24-E30 (KPTCHNG, PAYAVTX, SLCNSFL, MUSDOCM, FLINSR, PBFOFR, FLGVBNF):

Missing category 6 "No experience" was left out in the questionnaire. The showcard was correct according to the source showcard.

F6a (EDUFLD):

The question was not included in the French questionnaire. There are no data from France for this variable.

F8a (PDWRK-DNGNA) and F37a (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)

F8c (MAINACT) and F8d (MNACTIC) and F37c (MNACTP):

The questions were asked with the same deviating categories as for F8a and F37a. The same recodings as for F8a and F37a have been done.

F12 (EMPLREL) and F42 (EMPRELP):

The French variables included two extra 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 (WRKCTRA):

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

F32 (HINCTNT):

Deviating order of answer categories. The answer categories on the French showcards were in ascending order of income amount, not random like the source showcard.

F33 (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.

F54 (OCCF14A) and F60 (OCCM14A):

The variables were deposited with only country specific categories. The French data for these variables have been omitted from the international file. The deposited variables have been renamed OCCF14FR and OCCM14FR and are available from a separate country specific file for France.

F62 (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.

G75 (BSMW):

Filter error. Respondents with answer category 88 "Don't know"

in question G74 (NBSRSP) were erroneously not asked question G75 (BSMW). This concerns 22 cases.

G93 (PAYPRD):

Filter error. Respondents who had either refused

(code 7777777), or answered don't know (code 888888) in question G92 (GRSPAY) and G92 (NETPAY) were erroneously asked question G93 (PAYPRD). This concerns 103 respondents who should not have been asked this question.

G94 (STDLVL):

The variable was deposited with only country specific categories. The French data for STDLVL has been omitted from the international file. The deposited variable has been renamed STDLVLFR and is available from a separate country specific file for France.