LS variable metadata
Variable: LSPRIND8
Table: ME81
Short description: Position of LS member in household. 1981.
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Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
ANot in family, head of household
BNot in family, other
CMother in one-parent family, head of family, wife/mother, head of household
DMother in one-parent family, head of household
EFather in one-parent family, head of family, head of household
FFather in one-parent family, head of family, other
GWife in married couple, wife/mother, head of household
HWife in married couple, wife/mother, other
IHusband in married couple, head of family, head of household
JHusband in married couple, head of family, other
KChild in married couple family, not head of household
LChild in family with lone mother, not head of household
MChild in family with lone father, not head of household
NChild in married couple family, head of household
OChild in family with lone mother, head of household
PChild in family with lone father, head of household
-9Communal establishment

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Former name of variable: LSPERIND
Derived: Y
Derivation: Derived from 1981 Census, Question 2, 4, 5 and 7 as answered by LS member and other household members
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Keyword: Family
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Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) pp. 291-294.
Reference 2: 1981 Census Appendix 1