LS variable metadata
Variable: TRACE91
Table: CORE1
Short description: 1991 Census Tracing History Indicator.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

291 card matched to LS Index Late traced since 81
391 card matched to LS Index not traced
491 card Matched Traced
591 card matched to 2nd dec birth Traced
691 card matched to 2nd dec immigrant Traced
891 card traced to second decade birth.
991 card traced to second decade immigrant.
13Present in LS Index Second decade death
14Second decade immigrant Not present at91
15Second decade immigrant Second decade death
16Second decade birth Not present at 91
17Second decade birth Second decade death
18Not at 91 First dec embark
19Not at 91 Second dec embark
20Second decade immig Second decade embark
22Second decade birth Second decade embark
23Not at 91 First dec Death
2491 present in the LS Index traced
2591 present in the LS Index no trace
26Entered at 91 Traced
2791 First decade embark second dec reentry
28Moved to Scotland before the 91 Census
88Not possible code
98Not present in decade
99Missing data

Notes: Variables TRACE81 and TRACE91 have been superceded by TRACE, which may be used in conjunction with DBIR, DDET, DEMB, DFBR or DMIG.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census link exercise. Created using information about each LS member's method of entry to the LS, their exits and re-entries into the study, their presence at one or more censuses and whether they were traced at NHSCR. Made up of a series of codes which are used to define subsets of the LS sample
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Tracing
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 349.
Reference 2: 1991 Census Appendix 19