Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
FATHERWNOMN (MV245) reports how many women the male respondent has fathered children with. Men who have never had children are coded "0." Information is collected through direct questions: "Did all of the children you have fathered have the same biological mother? and, if no, "In all, how many women have you fathered children with?"