Age of 1st person
Variable: old1
Module:
Household Members and Structure
Subject:
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?
3. Age of first person

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7 4 2 3 6 1 2 0 3 0 3 3 2 2 3 4 4 4 3 9 7 7 8 3 3 3 1 2
8 5 6 4 8 6 5 9 10 5 7 10 2 5 8 5 11 17 14 16 11 12 13 8 9 3 4 8
16 4 9 13 14 12 7 12 8 6 13 19 18 9 12 6 10 16 22 22 22 18 25 9 14 16 7 15
16 6 21 18 20 24 12 17 16 18 22 19 12 16 24 12 22 31 22 30 27 25 36 16 19 12 11 23
15 16 15 22 21 22 20 28 28 15 28 18 18 15 21 16 30 34 23 32 35 23 34 17 16 15 16 31
28 16 26 35 37 24 33 31 19 13 36 28 14 21 19 17 33 43 35 36 38 39 47 33 27 19 21 34
39 12 31 28 22 40 33 31 33 27 27 26 30 21 28 23 45 66 48 41 46 34 63 25 29 23 31 30
29 14 32 41 27 39 37 32 36 37 38 28 25 12 23 22 47 45 39 65 44 45 76 27 39 24 28 36
31 20 32 33 45 50 48 46 33 28 28 28 28 19 25 24 37 55 40 47 48 59 68 31 38 33 32 48
38 21 31 39 19 51 50 28 31 42 33 37 33 28 22 36 58 51 75 49 40 43 75 34 34 24 29 35
33 16 33 33 34 47 34 33 35 33 41 34 34 32 32 31 61 56 55 58 48 43 66 27 33 29 38 60
29 19 38 37 38 50 33 31 27 41 45 31 22 30 25 27 65 75 50 44 50 38 64 30 34 33 50 48
27 15 30 47 33 45 47 26 32 32 45 30 36 26 29 34 61 50 49 59 55 59 67 40 48 43 44 41
34 21 17 48 28 38 38 31 35 33 41 23 36 34 40 33 73 65 54 63 49 49 68 20 32 30 46 31
33 16 30 29 51 39 39 41 38 25 35 32 32 32 44 29 78 66 57 55 71 56 76 27 34 40 38 44
26 17 34 37 29 18 34 26 33 36 51 21 29 34 33 44 81 60 71 46 63 56 78 32 27 33 40 43
26 15 29 38 29 41 35 38 33 36 43 41 35 42 42 34 75 60 78 60 51 65 98 36 35 39 37 61
16 15 33 28 38 39 37 41 34 30 41 32 46 36 33 41 76 70 70 49 63 62 100 35 37 39 38 52
23 12 29 33 31 40 38 29 29 30 41 40 43 33 28 41 71 72 68 64 63 56 98 40 33 28 48 41
36 15 25 24 32 35 34 48 45 24 42 45 38 33 35 34 81 92 67 77 45 50 86 47 34 37 47 47
23 18 25 29 12 40 29 36 28 34 38 26 30 28 41 34 75 65 84 70 43 60 100 30 29 40 45 43
26 12 24 31 29 30 31 31 27 36 46 37 33 26 39 48 57 68 93 66 63 60 72 33 32 26 37 47
31 15 24 34 26 36 30 27 37 36 43 33 35 31 43 44 81 76 81 64 64 74 105 36 44 42 53 43
26 12 32 23 21 29 27 26 23 21 31 31 29 25 32 33 61 63 64 64 55 52 101 30 41 36 43 32
28 9 33 32 21 26 34 23 29 31 36 31 37 31 42 42 61 77 60 70 59 52 95 35 37 41 54 41
26 12 20 32 30 31 32 32 30 34 34 29 25 33 32 39 68 57 61 69 40 64 88 43 46 40 48 56
30 8 31 16 16 27 24 18 22 21 45 29 23 31 24 24 66 59 65 59 62 75 94 38 35 24 27 46
32 10 27 19 18 27 25 20 29 30 38 24 38 22 23 46 57 53 58 69 72 51 99 49 40 49 38 41
18 14 29 19 21 26 21 25 18 21 31 18 34 28 36 41 71 67 60 61 58 52 113 51 43 39 42 37
24 7 32 21 18 20 24 24 18 28 32 18 33 24 23 23 59 74 50 64 59 70 96 40 34 50 50 52
26 9 32 33 25 27 20 17 22 14 26 16 17 29 24 40 72 64 55 73 53 63 95 38 30 42 39 45
31 9 40 20 23 33 27 20 26 25 28 21 27 12 19 28 56 59 50 52 49 70 101 52 47 40 44 45
30 11 34 23 28 27 24 27 37 22 28 29 37 20 15 38 45 62 64 60 54 65 122 45 48 42 66 72
28 15 23 28 22 31 19 18 22 14 28 13 22 11 22 26 50 52 40 44 59 54 66 36 33 44 44 57
33 15 35 30 27 29 27 20 18 16 24 21 18 23 29 23 53 56 54 64 53 68 95 38 42 39 74 72
31 11 27 26 26 32 23 26 23 18 30 23 15 13 14 26 45 41 43 46 44 43 98 38 41 41 43 61
23 8 32 18 22 28 24 21 20 21 32 12 21 15 23 18 46 40 56 37 43 47 94 40 31 34 51 49
26 9 33 31 26 43 27 24 20 20 22 15 25 19 19 20 48 40 45 51 70 57 85 39 51 41 71 56
27 13 33 28 28 33 28 19 19 27 30 16 17 21 17 21 42 33 41 32 33 49 82 40 35 41 59 64
24 9 29 32 24 37 24 20 35 19 21 16 23 21 13 15 38 37 38 31 30 57 64 34 23 25 34 65
28 13 34 22 32 34 24 24 24 19 27 25 16 10 13 22 40 32 28 33 42 37 83 22 36 36 47 60
15 10 34 22 28 29 29 21 24 23 22 24 18 12 17 20 33 28 27 45 38 40 78 30 37 31 62 70
25 16 19 20 17 41 27 26 23 21 24 18 16 28 29 17 34 31 27 39 38 47 79 33 37 41 41 48
17 17 24 24 15 24 15 24 23 25 20 20 22 18 20 14 25 35 29 36 34 46 47 54 39 30 45 48
31 7 32 19 24 34 24 21 29 18 20 21 15 19 22 27 38 34 36 32 39 38 66 23 34 35 40 45
20 11 18 19 16 18 17 17 22 28 20 21 21 20 12 19 36 21 26 17 35 27 66 24 37 31 29 45
23 9 21 19 19 28 26 27 19 28 24 15 14 18 20 19 22 25 32 20 35 33 50 29 23 32 41 47
29 6 20 25 29 24 18 17 26 25 33 19 33 26 15 21 46 41 33 36 27 32 53 36 26 37 36 48
22 15 18 19 18 27 21 18 18 17 16 24 15 20 14 12 28 24 25 29 31 38 47 20 31 25 37 43
23 13 29 17 24 38 25 22 24 18 33 34 21 19 21 14 37 29 26 26 24 37 40 18 35 20 39 51
22 7 15 11 15 18 22 12 23 19 18 16 28 16 22 18 28 33 25 21 28 29 48 18 27 19 22 49
28 15 15 20 22 28 18 21 17 21 22 18 27 15 20 16 30 29 28 23 34 24 34 21 24 26 36 33
15 5 12 20 22 24 17 17 21 19 22 23 16 8 19 23 32 23 34 33 36 29 38 26 22 20 31 36
8 3 8 8 15 25 18 17 12 11 15 18 20 16 17 23 30 20 26 23 33 14 44 21 17 23 32 25
13 8 23 18 18 20 22 10 14 19 16 20 27 16 27 25 30 23 31 30 25 23 43 20 13 17 22 40
12 9 18 18 14 14 13 13 15 15 18 14 12 19 14 18 31 22 31 26 22 14 40 15 18 20 23 26
9 6 11 11 10 17 19 15 13 11 24 19 15 11 24 20 35 27 33 21 30 24 39 19 18 17 18 21
9 10 14 15 11 13 11 16 12 12 16 12 11 17 10 11 37 25 19 17 34 22 31 16 17 14 22 29
13 5 14 9 14 8 10 9 16 19 11 10 15 19 9 19 23 25 32 33 19 16 27 11 10 11 24 28
11 7 9 12 9 15 11 8 15 11 16 16 13 13 10 12 29 20 11 24 19 15 31 15 12 17 23 23
8 8 5 14 8 12 8 3 10 12 12 13 13 10 11 11 22 21 20 21 15 17 31 17 16 23 24 20
9 5 4 6 9 10 8 5 8 7 7 7 8 10 15 6 22 22 18 21 16 18 30 19 10 11 21 24
12 2 6 9 8 7 10 10 7 13 9 5 10 8 10 9 15 13 26 16 19 12 25 12 12 15 16 17
8 4 3 3 4 8 6 7 11 10 7 8 13 7 13 12 18 10 8 15 11 20 26 15 11 16 13 18
5 4 5 5 6 12 11 6 7 6 7 9 3 9 6 9 15 13 14 17 16 9 28 8 13 12 11 15
4 2 3 6 5 5 8 6 3 8 5 2 6 9 6 7 12 10 10 17 16 11 15 11 14 7 6 22
3 3 4 4 4 11 1 5 11 3 4 4 4 6 5 4 7 6 13 20 13 10 18 6 8 9 12 11
3 5 0 6 3 5 2 5 3 3 6 2 4 1 6 4 11 7 11 16 12 15 17 5 9 11 13 7
0 4 3 3 6 5 3 2 7 3 3 4 4 4 4 6 8 9 7 3 13 4 15 8 4 11 6 13
2 1 1 2 2 5 1 4 2 4 6 2 3 2 4 2 6 7 9 6 6 9 8 4 7 10 12 7
1 1 1 0 3 2 2 3 1 1 4 5 3 5 1 4 7 8 3 3 5 8 9 2 6 4 4 4
2 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 3 4 4 2 3 5 7 1 6 6 3 8 2 7 7 7 7
0 3 1 0 2 0 2 1 1 2 4 3 0 2 2 1 2 2 3 3 1 5 8 5 1 4 3 1
0 0 0 1 0 4 3 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 2 2 4 3 3 1 4 6 3 3 2 5 4
0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 1 3 1 2 0 1 2 1 1 2 2 4 1 4 2 5 1
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 1 1 1 3 2 3 0 3 1
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Summary Statistics
Valid cases 56121
Missing cases 6345