LS variable metadata
Variable: CCH8
Table: ME81
Short description: Number of children (any age) in LS member's Census-type family.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 00-24; Spaces = not applicable (LS member not in a family, visitor or enumerated in communal establishment)
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1981 Census. Derived by counting the number of children (CPOS = 6) with the same (Census-type) family number as the LS member
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS User Guide to no. 1: Households, families and fertility: The French Datastream (Bruce Penhale, 1990) especially page 15 and page 22.