LS variable metadata
Variable: BIYRABM
Table: SBSM
Short description: Year of stillbirth to female LS member.
Full description:  
Coding notes: Year of stillbirth, in full 4-digit numeric form. SPACES if no stillbirth. This has been calculated by: (a) Subtracting one from year of registration if month of occurrence is greater than month of registration (b) Making year of registration the year of occurrence if month of occurrence is not greater than month of registration.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Derived from stillbirths to sample mothers source file i.e. stillbirths from 1971 Census onwards to female LS members. Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308) Question 1
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Fertility
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), page 342 (still registration draft entry form), page 25 and pp. 95-96 (general details), pp. 99-101 and page 103 (comparability), page 108 and pp. 125-136 (data quality).