LS variable metadata
Variable: DEMTBIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Month of infant death to LS member.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 01 - 12 = Month of death
space= No death record
Notes: Between 1971 & 1975 Infant deaths there was no date of death available (The date was available from 1976 onwards ). It was agreed, as part of the data transfer procedure detween ICL & Model 204, to use the age at death veriable AGDC5DIM to derive an approximate date of death. See program specification sheets 2 4 7 1 & 2 4 7 3A - 2 4 7
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 1
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Age
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995), page 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).