LS variable metadata
Variable: BYR48
Table: ME81
Short description: Year of birth. 1981.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1871 - 1981 = Four-digit year of birth
spaces = Missing record
Notes: During the transfer of the ICL data to the Model 204 environment the year of birth was formatted from a three-digit into a four-digit figure. Only applies to LS member if date of birth discrepancy indentified when loading 1981 Census record.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1981 Census. Question 3.
Former name of variable: BYR4
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Age
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 4
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 288, page 38, page 65.
Reference 2: See also DOBD001 on file CORE1 & program specification sheets 2 2 1 - 2 2 12.