LS variable metadata
Variable: FMARST9
Table: ME91
Short description: Marital status of father. 1991.

Variable coded as: MARSTAT9
Table: ME91
Short description: Legal Marital Status. 1991.
Full description: See also MARSTTT9
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1Single
3Married (first marriage)
4Remarried
5Divorced
6Widowed

Notes: This variable was 100% coded at census processing
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census Question 4.
Former name of variable: MARSTAT
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Marital
Classification: MARST91 
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 323, page 45, page 65.
Reference 2: 1991 Census Appendix 20