LS variable metadata
Variable: AHAEBIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Area Health Authority (within RHA) of usual address of sample mother at birth of child.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981:
A-K, Space
A-O, Space
See 2nd character of NHSDHBIM
1993 onwards:
Not available, see HDISRMIM/HREGRMIM for District/Regional HA. See 1981 Census Appendix 12.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for births (Form 309): Question 10. Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Question 10.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19861231 
Keyword: Geog
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 1
Reference 1: 1981 Census Appendix 12c
Reference 2: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995), page 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).