Relationship of 3rd person to household head
Variable: relate3
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 third 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
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 2018
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 2 3 3 0 5 7 5 9 8 10 3 8 4 5 5 13 13 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
768 333 742 714 597 766 723 619 625 612 707 548 592 491 577 630 1094 970 923 924 774 899 1495 684 647 619 788 834 651
6 1 2 4 8 5 5 1 2 6 2 2 6 5 1 7 4 10 10 10 15 11 9 1 1 0 4 0 7
7 7 11 9 10 27 14 10 5 12 27 14 12 10 10 9 23 21 15 33 39 34 44 34 4 1 6 15 28
11 5 18 11 11 18 10 11 13 14 11 9 4 6 10 11 21 20 12 29 13 24 45 18 6 20 5 15 23
17 9 16 18 14 16 21 11 10 15 28 27 11 17 22 17 32 24 32 37 40 29 52 33 60 65 77 74 31
22 8 9 17 24 20 17 25 22 29 47 22 29 23 34 28 47 63 56 56 63 31 84 29 4 3 11 7 46
0 0 5 7 24 12 3 8 4 6 37 9 40 6 9 4 7 54 48 60 6 4 3 3 3 7 5 3 1
656 1134 724 749 780 991 797 783 844 768 948 847 834 810 849 895 1751 1729 1713 1668 1815 1780 2778 1221 1319 1259 1642 1919 1561
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 23485
Missing cases 38981