LS variable metadata
Variable: ELDAGE7
Table: ME71
Short description: Age of eldest usually resident person in household. 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 00-98 = age in years.

Coding scheme

9999 years and over
-1Communal establishment
-2Untraced or missing non-member data

Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. Questions B2 and B4
Former name of variable: ELDAGE
Derived: Y
Derivation: Census derived.
Date range:  
Keyword: Family
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 236, page 32.