LS variable metadata
Variable: NMGAGE7
Table: NM71
Short description: Age at first marriage (in years). 1971

Variable coded as: MGAGE7
Table: ME71
Short description: Age at first marriage (in years). 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 11 - 59 = age at marriage; 60 = 60 or over; 62 = not known; SPACES = not applicable.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-9Missing
-3Aged Over 60
-2Single
-1Male
6060 or over
62Not known

Notes: This variable only applies to ever-married women aged under 60.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. Questions B2 and B24a
Former name of variable: MGAGE
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.