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Table 1 Questions used to determine appropriate grouping of young people

From: How does the sexual, physical and mental health of young adults not in education, employment or training (NEET) compare to workers and students?

‘Which of these descriptions applies to what you were doing last week, that is, in the seven days ending last Sunday?’ Code all that apply
1. Going to school or college full-time (including on vacation)
2. In paid employment or self-employed (or temporarily away)
3. On a Government scheme for employment or training
4. Doing unpaid work for a business that you own, or that a relative owns
5. Waiting to take up paid work already obtained
6. Looking for paid work or a Government training scheme (unemployed)
7. Intending to look for work but prevented by temporary sickness or injury
8. Permanently unable to work because of long-term sickness or disability
9. Retired from paid work
10. Looking after home or family
11. Doing something else (specify)