LS variable metadata
Variable: SPINDIC7
Table: ME71
Short description: Indicator for presence of spouse in household. 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
0No spouse of LS member present
1Spouse 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: Source: 1971 Census, derived from values of LSRELAT7 for all persons in household.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Spouse of LS member is present if a person in household has value of LSRELAT7 = 1 (husband) or LSRELAT7 = 2 (wife)
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Marital
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 234, page 248-249, page 65.