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d_depchl_dv Whether dependent child: DWP definition

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Datafile: d_indresp

Derived Variable Note

A dependent child is defined as one aged under 16 or aged 16?18 and in school or non?advanced further education, not married and living with parent. If an individual aged 16-18 and in full time education did not receive an interview (to determine their educational status), they were assumed to be dependent children. It does not include any children who have a spouse, partner or child living in the household.


Uses D_DEPCHL_DV on data file D_INDALL


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