Data Dictionary: Census 1980
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Survey: Census 1980
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Table: T28. Aggregate Number of Own Children In Married-couple Subfamilies [1]
Universe: Aggregate Number of Own Children In Married-Couple Subfamilies
Table Details
T28. Aggregate Number of Own Children In Married-couple Subfamilies
Universe: Aggregate Number of Own Children In Married-Couple Subfamilies
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; Census of Population and Housing, 1980: Summary Tape File 3 [machine-readable data file] / conducted By the U.S. Bureau of the Census. Washington: Bureau of the Census [producer and distributor], 1982.
 
Own child
A never-married child under 18 years who is a son, daughter, stepchild, or adopted child of the householder. In certain tabulations, own children are further classified as living with two parents or with one parent only. Own children of the householder living with two parents are by definition found only in married-couple families.

Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; Census of Population and Housing, 1980: Summary Tape File 3 [machine-readable data file] / conducted By the U.S. Bureau of the Census. Washington: Bureau of the Census [producer and distributor], 1982.
 
Married-couple family
A family in which the householder and his/her spouse are enumerated as members of the same household.