Derived variables: region

STATA CODE

Name of derived variable: GOR0
Variable label: Region of usual residence at 2001 Census (Government Office Region), recoded to numeric values
Categories: 1 "North East"
2 "North West"
3 "Yorkshire &Humberside"
4 "East Midlands"
5 "West Midlands"
6 "East of England"
7 "London"
8 "South East"
9 "South West"
10 "Wales"
Derived from: GORS0
Study group: People present at 2001 Census
Exclusions: The variable will have around 200 missing cases.
Likely uses: Converts GORS0 from a string variable to a numeric variable.

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Last modified 9 March 2011