LS variable metadata
Variable: FMDCH7
Table: ME71
Short description: Number of dependent children in LS member's family. 1971.
Full description: A dependent child is a child in a family either: (a) aged under 15 or, (b) aged under 25 years and a student.
Coding notes: 00-99 = number of dependent children.
Blanks = 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, B6 and B8.
Former name of variable: FMDCH
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. 250-251, pp. 60-61.