LS variable metadata
Variable: MASSAWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: Marital condition at death of spouse of LS member.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
2Married
7In a civil partnership (2006 onwards)

Notes: From 2006 includes Civil Partnerships
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): confidential particulars
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Marital
Classification:  
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 342 (death registration draft entry form), pp. 24-25 and page 98 (general details), pp. 101-103 (comparability), pp. 136-137 (data quality).