LS variable metadata
Variable: HHDCH7
Table: ME71
Short description: Number of dependent children usually resident in the household. 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 00 - 99.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-2Untraced miss NM data
-1Communal Establishment

Notes: Dependent children are children in families who are either: (a) under 15 years of age, or (b) under 25 years of age and classified as a student.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. Questions B2, B3, B4, B5 and B8.
Former name of variable: HHDCH
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
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: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) pp. 250-251, pp. 60-61.