Relationship of 1st person to household head
Variable: relate1
Module:
Household Members and Structure
Subject:
Cohabitation
,
Family
,
Household
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

Please tell me the names of the people who usually live in this household. Let's start with the head of the household. [LIST ON LINES 01-10 BELOW.]
Have we forgotten anyone: such as babies or small children; roomers; people who usually live here, but are away temporarily--on business trips, vacations, at school, temporarily in a hospital, and so on? [LIST ADDITIONAL PERSONS ON LINES 01-10 BELOW.]
Are there any people currently staying here--visitors, friends or relatives--do not usually live here? [LIST VISITORS ON LINES 11-14 BELOW.]
A. What is that [PERSON'S] relationship to the HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD?
B. Code sex. [ASK IF NOT OBVIOUS].
C. How old was [HEAD/PERSON] on (his/her) last birthday?
D. IF 13 YRS OR OLDER ASK: Is [PERSON] now married, widowed, divorced, separated, or has (he/she) never been married?
E. Are any of the people we have listed staying somewhere else right now? If yes, who is staying somewhere else right now?
F. Where is [PERSON] staying right now? Is [PERSON] staying at another household;
Is (he/she) traveling; Is (he/she) in some institution or dormitory--like at college or in a hospital or something; or what?
1. Relationship of first person to head of household

Year Availability
Available in 29 of 32 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Head of household
2 Spouse
3 Child
6 Parent or parent-in-law
7 Other relative
8 Non-relative
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
1975 1976 1977 1978 1980 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1993 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018
1490 744 1530 1532 1468 1860 1581 1458 1514 1461 1809 1476 1529 1372 1515 1606 2992 2904 2832 2817 2765 2812 4510 2023 2044 1974 2538 2867 2348
0 0 0 0 0 0 15 13 14 4 4 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 755 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 57101
Missing cases 5365