LS variable metadata
Variable: CERTCBM
Table: SBSM
Short description: Classification of stillbirth to sample mother.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1=Doctor, no examination
2=Doctor, post mortem
4=NHS or not known
5=Coroner, inquest and post mortem
6=Coroner, inquest and no post mortem
7=Coroner, post mortem, no inquest
8=Midwife, no post mortem
9=Midwife, post mortem
0=Midwife, post mortem by doctor (B case)
From 1986 onwards:
0 = Midwife, post mortem, stated by doctor following receipt of additional information
4 = Not known
From 1993 onwards:
0 = Post mortem by doctor (original certification by midwife) following additional information
1 = Doctor, no post mortem
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for stillbiths (Form 308): Box N
Former name of variable: CERTIFCBM, CERTBM
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Mortality
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 1
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995), page 342 (stillbirth registration draft entry form), page 25 and pp. 95-96 (general details), pp. 99-101 and page 103 (comparability), page 108 and pp. 125-136 (data quality).