LS variable metadata
Variable: NGNINFM9
Table: NM91
Short description: Generation in family. 1991.

Variable coded as: GENINFM9
Table: ME91
Short description: Generation in family. 1991.
Full description: Identifies the placement of LS member within the generations of his/her family.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

0Single Person Unit
1Parent or Couple in Family Unit
2Child in Family Unit

Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census. Questions 5 and 7.
Former name of variable: GENINFAM
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Family
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 303, page 321
Reference 2: See LS Update article on Using the LS for intra household analyses, (Judith Wright and Kevin Lynch), Issue no. 12, November 1995, pp. 12-16