LS variable metadata
Variable: STRGX7
Table: ME71
Short description: Standard region of usual address (post-1974 geography). 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

2Yorkshire & Humberside
3North West
4East Midlands
5West Midlands
6East Anglia
7South East
8South West

Notes: There is a mistake in the discussion and table about this variable in LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) pages 54-55. Contrary to this reference, both region variables at the 1971 Census were based on usual address but differed in the geography used.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. From the enumerator's panel on the front of the Census form.
Former name of variable: STRGX
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Geog
Comparable variables for other individuals: URREG7
Comparable variables for other times: STRGXUA8,SRGUAEA9
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) pp. 53-55.