LS variable metadata
Variable: AGS03FDE
Table: DETH
Short description: Age of spouse at death of LS member.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1972 only:
016 - 110
1972 onwards:
016 - 120
000 = married but year of birth of spouse not stated
-7 = LS member not married (MASSADE not equal to 2)
-3 = Missing
-9 = Not coded
Units of measurement:  
Source: Derived from date of birth of spouse and date of death of LS member (Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): confidential particulars and Question 1)
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Age
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 3
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and pp. 96-97 (general details), pp. 101-104 (comparability of data), page 108 and pp. 117-121 (data quality).