LS variable metadata
Variable: BWEGRBF
Table: LBSF
Short description: Birthweight (grammes) of birth to sample father.
Full description:  
Coding notes: Registrations in 1971-75:
Stillbirths only
Registrations from 1976 onwards:
0001-9999 = Weight in grams
'----' = Birthweight not stated
Note: includes all live births for March and June quarters of 1986
Notes: Only births to sample fathers in 1971-78 and 1981 were linked to the LS
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309)
Former name of variable: BIWEGRBBF
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Fertility
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
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,pp95-96,p108 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), p108 & p136 (data quality).