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Term: Number of Children in a Family

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2024-03-12


concept/Social Determinants of Health-SDOH-Digital Library-Image.jpg The number of children registered under the "family head" in the Manitoba Health Insurance Registry. The number of children 0-18 years of age, who as best determined by data, live in the same household.

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  • Statistics Canada. "Family size (for census family).” Definitions, data sources and methods. September 9, 2021. (Published on the Statistics Canada website: - accessed on February 20, 2024) . [Summary] (View)

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