LS variable metadata
Variable: BIYRCDWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: Year of birth of deceased spouse of LS member (1st widowhood)
Full description:  
Coding notes: Year, in full 4-digit numeric form.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 5
Former name of variable: BIYRDCEDWI, BIYRDCDWI
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 342 (death registration draft entry form), pp. 24-25 and page 98 (general details), pp. 101-103 (comparability), pp. 136-137 (data quality).