LS variable metadata
Variable: FMDCH177
Table: ME71
Short description: Number of dependent children aged 16-17 in LS member's family. 1971.
Full description: A dependent child is a child in a family aged under 15, or under 25 years of age and a student.
Coding notes: 0-99 = number of dependent children aged 16-17.
Spaces=LS member not in a family.

Coding scheme

-1Communal Establishment
-2Untraced miss NM data
-3Not In A Family

Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. Questions B2, B3, B4, B5 and B6.
Former name of variable: FMDCH17
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) pp. 248-252, page 32, pp. 60-61