LS variable metadata
Variable: TRACE
Table: CORE1
Short description: Trace Indicator.
Full description: This variable indicates when the LS member was traced at NHSCR: at a census, between censuses, or not at all.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

1Traced at 1971 Census
2Traced between 1971 and 1981 Censuses
3Traced at 1981 Census
4Traced between 1981 and 1991 Censuses
5Traced at 1991 Census
6Traced between 1991 and 2001 Census
7Traced at 2001 Census
8Traced after 2001 Census

Notes: Usually tracing means that events can be linked to the LS member. Events occuring before tracing are not usually linked to the LS member.
Units of measurement:  
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Comparable variables for other individuals: TRACE81,TRACE91
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2