Derived variables: household composition

STATA CODE

Name of derived variable: HOUSEFAM0
Variable label: Living arrangements at 2001 Census
Categories: 1 "Solitary"
2 "Couple only"
3 "Couple plus child(ren)"
4 "Couple plus other(s), not children"
5 "Couple plus child(ren) plus other(s)"
6 "Lone parent plus child(ren)"
7 "Lone parent plus child(ren) plus other(s)"
8 "Multi-family household"
9 "Plus other(s), not spouse or child"
10 "Child in family"
11 "Communal establishment"
13%
25%
22%
1%
1%
4%
1%
1%
3%
26%
2%
Derived from: MHUCOM0, GENINF0, RELFIMP (from ME01)
Study group: Everyone enumerated at the 2001 Census
Exclusions: 10% of those enumerated at the 2001 Census are 'missing' at HOUSEFAM0, some because of an imputed relationship in the LS member's family, others because someone enumerated in the household was a student not resident in termtime.
Imputation The STATA code sets HOUSEFAM0 to missing if any relationship in the LS member's family has been imputed (using RELFIMP). For further details see note on imputation of relationships.
Notes

'Couple' means married or cohabiting couple. 'Child' means a person of any age and marital status who is living with a parent and is not in a co-residing couple or the parent, step-parent or grandparent of any other household member. These are the 2001 Census definitions.


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Last modified 29 April 2009