LS variable metadata
Variable: DEBDLABM
Table: SBSM
Short description: Death before or during labour indicator for stillbirth to sample mother.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971- 2 Dec 1986:
Not available
A = Before labour (3/12/86 - 31/12/92)
B= During labour (3/12/86 - 31/12/92)
C= Not known (3/12/86 - 31/12/92)
space= Not stated
1= Before labour (1993 onwards)
2= During labour (1993 onwards)
9= Not known
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for stillbirths: Box Y
Former name of variable: DEBEDURLAB
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19961202  
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).