LS variable metadata
Variable: BIYRBCC
Table: CANC
Short description: LS member year of birth (where date discrepant) - Any cancer.
Full description: BIYRBCC will only appear if any or all of the component parts of the quoted date of birth are discrepant with the date of birth held on the LS member's core record.
Coding notes: Year, in full 4-digit numeric form.
Notes: Mandatory from 1993.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Cancer registration data collected by ONS through the National Cancer Registration Scheme.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
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: 4
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 344 (shows cancer registration abstract), page 25, pp. 97-98, pp. 104-105 (comparability of data), page 125 and pp. 138-141 (data quality).
Reference 2: See also DOBBIN & DOBD001 described on LS member's core record, file CORE1 & program specification sheets 2 4 11 1 - 2 4 11