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|Coleridge||M||C||M||E||P||M||S P||C I||M||P||R|
|Cowper||M||-||J||RRR||N||M||O S I||C S I||J||A||P|
|Donne||M||-||M||RR||V||M||O S I||C S H||J||O||A||P|
|Dryden||M||-||M||R||P||M||O S I||C S H||J||A||P||R|
|Etherege||M||A||M||RRR||VP||M||O S I P||C S I||J||O||A||P|
|Frost||S||-||M||RR||N||M||O S I||C S||M||A||R|
|Gay||S||L||F||RR||V||L||O L||C S I||F||P||R|
|Goldsmith||S||-||F||R||V||M||O S I||C S||F||O||A||P||C|
|Herbert||S||-||F||RR||V||M||O S I||C S I||F||O||A||P||C|
|Herrick||M||A||M||RRR||N||H||O S I L||C S I||I||A||P|
|Jonson||M||-||F||RRR||V||M||O S I||C S I||I||A||P|
|Keats||M||-||M||R||N||M||O S||C S||M||A||P||C|
|Marlowe||M||-||M||RR||F||M||O S I||C S I||I||A||P|
|Milton||S||-||F||RRR||N||L||O S||M C||F||A||P||R|
|Nashe||M||-||J||RRR||V||H||O S I P||C S I||M||A||P|
|Pope||M||-||J||RRR||VP||H||O S I P||C S I H||I||A||P|
|Rossetti||S||-||F||RR||VP||H||O S I L||C S I||F||A||P|
|Shelley||M||-||J||RR||V||M||O S I L||2C I||F||O||A||P||R|
|Southey||M||C L||J||R||P||M||O S L||C S I||J||O||A||P|
|Tennyson||M||A||M||RR||V||H||O S I P||C S I||M||A||P|
|Vaughan||S||-||F||RRR||V||L||O S||C S||F||A||R|
|Wordsworth||S||-||F||RRR||V||L||O S L||M C S||F||P||R|
Householders (Column 1): Married/cohabiting (M) or single (S).
Others in Household (Column 2): None (-), young child or children in household (C), adult child or children in household (A), lodger (L).
Gender of Respondent (Column 3): Male (M), female (F), interview jointly with both male and female (J).
Status (Column 4): Respondent has recently retired (R), has been retired for up to 3 years (RR), has been retired for more than 3 years (RRR), is of pensionable age but self-employed/quasi- retired (E).
Employment (Column 5): None (N), voluntary/unpaid (V), part-time paid work (P), none but partner works full time (F).
Relative Income Level (Column 6): Low (L), medium (M) and high (H). 'Low income' is no holidays and/or no car, 'medium income' is car and/or UK holidays perhaps with an occasional foreign trip, and 'high income' is car and/or regular foreign holidays.
Sources of Income (Column 7): Occupational pension(s) (O), state pension (S), personal pension (P), investments or savings (I) and rent from lodger (L).
Accounts (Column 8): Pays bills directly from cash (M), has a current bank account (C), has a savings account (S), has investments (I), has account(s) hypothecated for specific purposes such as medical bills (H).
Main Budgetary Decision Maker (Column 9): Male (M), female (F), joint (J), mainly individual decisions and separate accounts, but some joint decisions (I).
Type(s) of Budgeting (Column 10): One-Off Financial Assessment at Retirement: Getting house into shape, sorting out lifestyle (O). Account Tracking: Watching the state of bank accounts rather loosely, checking the statements retrospectively (A). Project Management: Letting money pile up and dealing with items from a "wish list" when feasible (P). Regularising Activities: Buying the same food each week, reducing uncertainty (R). Calculation: Going beyond account tracking to make explicit allocations for particular uses or working out a quantitative financial plan (C).
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