LS variable metadata
Variable: BWEGRBM
Table: LBSM
Short description: Birthweight (grammes) of birth to sample mother.
Full description:  
Coding notes: Registrations from 1976 onwards:
0001-9999 = Weight in grammes

Coding scheme

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

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309) Box L
Former name of variable: BIWEGRBBM
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, pp95-96 and p108 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), p108 and pp125-136 (data quality).