LS variable metadata
Variable: MGAGE17
Table: ME71
Short description: LS member's age at marriage - part year indicator. 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
0Marriage 0 to 5 mths after preceding birthday
1Marriage 6 to 11 mths after preceeding birthday
-1Male
-2Single
-3Aged Over 60
-9Missing

Notes: This field applies to ever-married women aged under 60 only. It is basically the same as MGAGEI7, which should be used in preference, as frequency counts showed some anomalous cases with this variable.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. Question B2 & B24.
Former name of variable: MGAGE1
Derived: Y
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) pp. 267-270, pp. 33-34.