LS variable metadata
Variable: HAMEN7
Table: ME71
Short description: Household amenities indicator. 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

1Sole use of all amenities
2Shared use of one or more, none lacked.
3Lacking one or more
-1Communal Establishment

Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Derived using BATH, WCIN, COOKER, SINK and HOTWTR.
HAMEN7 = 1 if the values of BATH, WCIN, COOKER, SINK and HOTWTR all equal 1 (Sole use of amenity by household).
HAMEN7 = 2 if the value for one or more amenities equal 2 (shared use of amenity) but none have a value of 3 (household has no access to amenity or premises). HAMEN7 = 3 if the value for any amenity is 3.
Date range:  
Keyword: Household
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 245, page 60.