Relationship of 2nd person to household head
Variable: relate2
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 second person to head of household

Year Availability
Available in 28 of 31 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
4 Son or daughter-in-law
5 Grand or great-grandchild
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
0 0 0 0 0 0 16 16 18 5 7 5 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1075 496 1047 1002 941 1081 1003 870 913 892 945 824 864 760 829 900 1596 1394 1389 1325 1214 1527 2288 1002 909 937 1198 1256
127 73 151 146 140 223 169 145 144 145 216 164 146 157 151 172 339 353 299 354 328 279 464 228 257 226 328 356
0 0 1 2 0 0 3 1 1 1 5 1 2 3 1 1 4 3 4 4 13 5 4 5 0 0 2 2
4 2 6 8 7 13 2 7 4 6 10 8 6 7 7 6 13 16 8 13 7 13 18 15 1 0 0 0
10 4 11 7 10 8 7 5 6 7 6 7 2 7 11 8 17 20 16 27 11 22 31 12 8 7 10 6
25 11 11 15 22 33 24 16 19 17 48 26 22 19 27 18 47 37 38 46 44 39 61 35 65 86 90 123
46 20 42 47 53 76 59 77 85 78 120 111 106 86 100 121 206 248 226 296 259 217 414 195 195 175 221 270
0 0 5 10 10 14 5 9 5 6 38 7 57 10 14 7 18 90 75 11 6 3 4 4 14 10 11 5
203 893 256 295 285 412 311 327 339 313 424 328 327 323 374 373 752 743 777 741 883 707 1226 527 595 533 678 849
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 42623
Missing cases 19843