General Social Survey - Social Identity (SI)

Number of relatives to whom person feels close, category

Number of relatives feels close to refers to the total number of relatives a person feels at ease with, can talk to about what's on his or her mind or can call on for help. This may include relatives that live with the person.

Person refers to an individual and is the unit of analysis for most social statistics programs.

The data for this variable are reported using the following classifications and/or lists:

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