LS variable metadata
Variable: NDCHP0
Table: NM01
Short description: Dependent child indicator. 2001.

Variable coded as: DCHP0
Table: ME01
Short description: Dependent child indicator. 2001.
Full description: This indicator identifies a person who is a dependent child. A dependent child is defined as a person aged 0-15 in a household (whether or not in a family) or aged 16-18, in full-time education and living in a family with his or her parent(s).
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

0Not dependent child
1Dependent child
-5Not applicable (person in a communal establishment)
-6Missing (unable to derive due to initial extract only input record)
-9Non code required

Units of measurement:  
Source: 2001 Census.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2