LS variable metadata
Variable: PARIND8
Table: ME81
Short description: Indicator for the presence of parents(-in-law) or grandparents. 1981
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

0No such person present
1One or more parents, parents-in-law or grandparents present
-9Not applicable (visitor or enumerated in communal establishment)

Units of measurement:  
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: 1981 Census. Derived by checking whether any usually resident members of the household are either parents (LSRELAT8 = 4), parents-in-law (LSRELAT8 = 5) or grandparents (LSRELAT8 = 18) of the LS member
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 292-294.