LS variable metadata
Variable: FAMSTAT7
Table: ME71
Short description: Family status. 1971.
Full description: This variable indicates whether or not the LS member is in a family and shows the type of family and the position of the LS member within it.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
0One of married couple with dependent children
1One of a married couple no dependent children
2Lone parent with dependent children
3Lone parent no dependent children
4Dependent child in family
5Other child in family
6Not in family in family household
7Not in family in one person household
8Not in family in other non family household
9Enumerated in a communal establishment
10Visitor to a private household or communal establishment

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. Questions B5, B6 and B7.
Former name of variable: FAMSTAT
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Family
Classification: FAMSTAT71 
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) pp. 248-252
Reference 2: 1971 Census Appendix 27