LS variable metadata
Variable: SIBIND8
Table: ME81
Short description: Indicator for the presence of siblings(-in-law) in the household. 1981.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
0No siblings (-in-law) present
1One or more siblings (-in-law) present
-9Not applicable (visitor or enumerated in communal establishment)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1981 Census.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Derived by checking whether the household contains any usually resident siblings (LSRELAT8 = 6) or siblings-in-law (LSRELAT8 = 7) of the LS member.
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 Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 293.