LS variable metadata
Variable: NHDHEAD9
Table: NM91
Short description: Head of Household. 1991.

Variable coded as: HDHEAD9
Table: ME91
Short description: Usually resident head of household indicator. 1991.
Full description: See also HDHEADT9.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1Head of Dejure Household

Notes: This variable was 100% coded at Census processing
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census. Indicates as head of household the first person on the census form usually resident in LS member's household In addition to being usually resident this person is aged 16 or over If there is no person usually resident aged 16 or over, HDHEAD9 will be assigned to the eldest person aged under 16 who is usually resident
Former name of variable: HDHEAD
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Family
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 303, page 323, page 328, page 45, page 60.