famrel: Family relationship recode

Description

famrel is a five-category summary of the primary family relationship of the observation.

Availability

Sample Years
Basic 1994 - present
ORG 1994 - present

Values

Value Label
0 Not a family member
1 Reference person
2 Spouse
3 Child
4 Other relative (primary family & unrelated)
Variable creation
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* Family relationship recode
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cap drop famrel
cap lab drop famrel
gen byte famrel = .

if $monthlycps == 1 {
    if tm(1994m1) <= $date {
        replace famrel = prfamrel if prfamrel >= 0
    }
}

lab var famrel "Family relationship recode"
#delimit ;
lab define famrel
0 "Not a family member"
1 "Reference person"
2 "Spouse"
3 "Child"
4 "Other relative (primary family & unrelated)"
;
#delimit cr
lab val famrel famrel
notes famrel: Census recode of family relationship
notes famrel: 1994-present CPS: prfamrel