LS variable metadata
Variable: NUMCH7
Table: ME71
Short description: Number of children ever born alive within marriage. 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-9Missing
-3Aged Over 60
-2Single
-1Male
62Not stated

Notes: This variable only applies to ever-married women aged under 60.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. Question B23
Former name of variable: NUMCH
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Fertility
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. 267-270, pp. 33-34.