LS variable metadata
Variable: DEPNCHN9
Table: ME91
Short description: Dependent child indicator. 1991.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1Person who is a dependent child in a household
2Person who is not a dependent child in a household

Notes: For definitions see 1991 Census Appendix 20
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census. Questions 3, 4, 6, 7 and 13. Applies to usually resident LS members and includes those identified as head of household
Former name of variable: DEPNCHN
Derived: Y
Derivation: For derivation see 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 21
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Family
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 21
Reference 2: 1991 Census Appendix 20
Reference 3: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 303, page 323, pp. 329-330, pp. 60-61.