LS variable metadata
Variable: NFANUM8
Table: NM81
Short description: Family number. 1981.

Variable coded as: FANUM8
Table: ME81
Short description: Family number of LS member's family within household of LS member. 1981.
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Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
11st family in household
22nd family in household
33rd family in household
44th family in household
55th family in household
6Not in a family
-9Person in a communal establishment or a visitor to a private household

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Source:  
Former name of variable: FANUM
Derived: Y
Derivation: 1981 Census. Derived from Questions 2 - 5, 7 and 8.
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Keyword: Family
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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. 291-294 and LS Update article on Using the LS for intra household analyses , (Judith Wright and Kevin Lynch), Issue no. 12, November 1995, pp. 12-16.