LS variable metadata
Variable: FFHTYPE8
Table: ME81
Short description: Family type of LS member's family. 1981.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

1Married couple family
2Lone parent family - male head
3Lone parent family - female head
-9Not applicable - communal establishment, LS member not in a family or no 1981 Census record.

Units of measurement:  
Source: .
Former name of variable: FFHTYPE
Derived: Y
Derivation: 1981 Census. Derived from Questions 2, 4, 5 and 7
Date range:  
Keyword: Family
Classification: FAMTYP81 
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. 291-294.