LS variable metadata
Variable: FDPCHNT9
Table: ME91
Short description: Dependent child family indicator. 1991.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

1Person who is a dependent child in family
2Person who is not a dependent child in a family

Notes: This variable is derived from '10% coded' variables. It should not be used except with extreme caution, as totals will differ from those resulting from 100% coded variables.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census. Questions 3, 4, 5, 7 and 13. A dependent child in the family is the never-married child, or grandchild put in family, of a family head who is either: a) Under 16 years of age, or b) Aged 16-18 with activity last week 'student' and economically inactive with marital status 'single' For derivation see 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 33
Former name of variable: FDEPCHNT
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: 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 33
Reference 2: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 303, page 323, pp. 331-332.