LS variable metadata
Variable: NPQUP0
Table: NM01
Short description: Professional qualifications. 2001.

Variable coded as: PQUP0
Table: ME01
Short description: Professional qualifications. 2001.
Full description: Compound field describing whether person has no professional qualifications or what kind of professional qualifications they have.
Coding notes: This variable has six columns or positions. Each position corresponds to one of the six boxes in question 17. A '1' in columns one to five indicates that the person ticked the box.
1 - No Professional Qualifications
2 - Qualified Teacher Status (for schools)
3 - Qualified Medical Doctor
4 - Qualified Dentist
5 - Qualified Nurse,Midwife,Health Visitor
Column 6 is different and has the following coding:
0 Has no other Professional Qualifications
1 Has other Professional Qualifications
2 Not applicable
Units of measurement:  
Source: 2001 Census. Question 17. Applicability: people aged 16 to 74.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Education
Classification: PQUAL01 
Comparable variables for other individuals: NPQUP0
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 6
Reference 1: 2001 Census Appendix 28