LS variable metadata
Variable: MMARST8
Table: ME81
Short description: Marital status of mother. 1981.

Variable coded as: MARST8
Table: ME81
Short description: Marital status. 1981.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1Single
2Married (first marriage)
3Remarried
4Divorced
5Widowed
6Married (first marriage) with no usually resident spouse on Census form
7Remarried, with no usually resident spouse on Census form

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source:  
Former name of variable: MARST
Derived: Y
Derivation: 1981 Census. Derived from Question 4
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Marital
Classification: MARST81 
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 288, page 65.