LS variable metadata
Variable: SIBIND7
Table: ME71
Short description: Indicator for presence of sibling in Household. 1971.
Full description: SIBPRES7 should be used in preference to this variable.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
0No sibling of LS member present
1Sibling of LS member present
-1Communal Establishment
-2Untraced miss NM data

Notes: Value 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 using values of LSRELAT7 for all persons in household.
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.