Dataset details
Ref dataset: 937 (4.0.0)
Dataset title
LIVES FORS Cohort Survey Waves 1-6
DOI 10.23662/FORS-DS-937-4
Previous versions 937-1:     https://doi.org/10.23662/FORS-DS-937-1

937-2:     https://doi.org/10.23662/FORS-DS-937-2

937-3:     https://doi.org/10.23662/FORS-DS-937-3

Ref dataset 937
Ref study 13144
Dataset language English
Additional information https://forscenter.ch/projects/swiss-household-panel/
Dataset version 4.0.0
Version notes Waves 1-6
Errata
Publication date 29.03.2020
See variables on De Visu
Bibliographical citation This study has been realized using the data collected by the LIVES FORS Cohort Survey, which is conducted by the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research LIVES "Overcoming Vulnerability: Life Course Perspectives" (NCCR LIVES) and the Swiss Centre of Expertise in the Social Sciences FORS. The project is financed by the Swiss National Science Foundation. https://doi.org/10.23662/FORS-DS-937-4
Data type Quantitative data
Consent of respondents
Time method Longitudinal
Media
  • Digitalized data file
Data collector M.I.S. Trend SA
Available document types
  • Additional documentation concerning the data
  • Collection instruments
  • Syntax file
Remarks about the documentation
Restriction None
Special order
Special permission None
Status Published

LIVES Cohort Data W1-W6 SAS
Collection date - begin 01.10.2013
Collection date - end 31.03.2019
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe Individuals living in Switzerland
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
  • Self-administered writings and/or diaries
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
  • Calendar
Data source
Weighting information See document "Some-remarks-on-the-use-of-weights.pdf"
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

LIVES Cohort Data W1-W6 SPSS
Collection date - begin 01.10.2013
Collection date - end 31.03.2019
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe Individuals living in Switzerland
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
  • Self-administered writings and/or diaries
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
  • Calendar
Data source
Weighting information See document "Some-remarks-on-the-use-of-weights.pdf"
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

LIVES Cohort Data W1-W6 STATA
Collection date - begin 01.10.2013
Collection date - end 31.03.2019
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe Individuals living in Switzerland
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
  • Self-administered writings and/or diaries
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
  • Calendar
Data source
Weighting information See document "Some-remarks-on-the-use-of-weights.pdf"
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

Unique files SAS
Collection date - begin 01.10.2013
Collection date - end 31.03.2019
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe Individuals living in Switzerland
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

Unique files SPSS
Collection date - begin 01.10.2013
Collection date - end 31.03.2019
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe Individuals living in Switzerland
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

Unique files STATA
Collection date - begin 01.10.2013
Collection date - end 31.03.2019
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe Individuals living in Switzerland
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

Secondos-SPSS
Collection date - begin 01.10.2013
Collection date - end 31.12.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe See document "definition_secondos.pdf"
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

Secondos-SAS
Collection date - begin 01.10.2013
Collection date - end 31.12.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe See document "definition_secondos.pdf"
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables

Secondos-STATA
Collection date - begin 01.10.2013
Collection date - end 31.12.2020
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe See document "definition_secondos.pdf"
Sampling description
Mode of data collection
  • Telephone interview (CATI, etc.)
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information
Response rate
Data completeness
Number of cases
Number of variables