LS variable metadata
Variable: GCIND8
Table: ME81
Short description: Indicator for presence of grandchild in household. 1981.
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Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
0no grandchildren present
1grandchild present
-9Not applicable (visitor or enumerated in communal establishment)

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Derived: Y
Derivation: 1981 Census. Derived by checking whether the household contains any usually resident grandchildren (LSRELAT8 = 8) of the LS member
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Keyword: Family
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Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) pp. 292-294