LS variable metadata
Variable: DURELAT8
Table: ME81
Short description: Duplicate spouse or parent record indicator. 1981.
Full description: Indicates that more than one record exists for LS member's husband, wife, mother or father. These duplicate records are held on the non-members file. It is possible for there to be more than one occurance for the same LSM.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1Husband of LS member
2Wife of LS member
3Father of LS member
4Mother of LS member
-9Not applicable ie no duplicate spouse/parent

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1981 Census, Question 5.
Former name of variable: DUPRELAT
Derived: Y
Derivation: The code is derived from the LSRELAT8 code of non-members in an LS household. It is set where one non-member has the same LSRELAT8 code as another non-member in the LS member's household.
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Family
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals: NLSRELT8
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2