LS variable metadata
Variable: AMEN8
Table: ME81
Short description: Amenities Indicator. 1981.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1sole use of both amenities
2shared use of one or both amenities, neither lacked completely
3shared use of one amenity and the other lacked altogether or sole use of one amenity and the other lacked
4both amenities lacked
-9Communal Establishment or missing

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1981 Census.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Derived depending on availability of bath (BATH8) and inside WC1 (WCIND8)
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Household
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 282, page 38, page 60.