LS variable metadata
Variable: PARIND7
Table: ME71
Short description: Indicator for presence of parent in household. 1971
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
0No parent of LS member present
1Parent of LS member present
-1Communal Establishment
-2Untraced miss NM data
-3Not In A Family
-4No Dependent Children
-9Missing

Notes: Values of LSRELAT7 in the range 1-7 (relatives of the LS member) are only available for people in the LS member's family.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Derived from values of LSRELAT7 for all persons in household. Set to 1 = Parent of LS member present (person in household with LSRELAT7 = 3 (father) or 4 (mother); Not applicable where (HRC7 = 17,18,20, Spaces)
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 User Guide to no. 1: Households, families and fertility: The French Datastream (Bruce Penhale, 1990) especially page 15 and page 22.