Codes and Frequencies
Most IPUMS data transformations are performed using variable harmonization tables that specify how each value in the source data is recoded. Some variables also require programming logic in addition to the harmonization table. The harmonization documents for this variable are:
SAMESEX indicates the gender composition of a consensual union in 2001 and 2011 Spain.
Comparability — General
There are no comparability issues.
It is possible to distinguish same-sex couples in the 2000 and later U.S. samples using RELATE and SEX, but only unions that include the head of household can be identified.
- Persons in a marital union
- Spain: 2001, 2011