LS variable metadata
Variable: CHILD8
Table: ME81
Short description: Number of persons in household aged under 16. 1981.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 0 - 50 = Number of persons;
Spaces = Not applicable (visitor or enumerated in communal establishment)
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1981 Census. Derived by counting the number of usually resident persons in the household aged under 16
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Family
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 288, page 38, pp. 60-61, page 65.