LS variable metadata
Variable: BIWGRBNB
Table: NBIR
Short description: Birthweight (grammes) of new birth on sample date.
Full description:  
Coding notes: Registrations in 1971-75:
Not available
Registrations from 1976 onwards:
0001-9999 = weight in grammes

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-7Not stated
-8Not coded (before 19760101)
-9Not known

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309): Box L
Former name of variable: BIWEGRBNB
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19760101  
Keyword: Fertility
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 4
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) p342 (live birth registration draft entry form), p345 (record of live birth form), pp24-25, pp94-95 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), pp109-115 (data quality).