LS variable metadata
Variable: DHAEBM
Table: LBSM
Short description: District Health Authority (1982 onwards) of usual address of sample mother.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981: Not available. See HDEBM 1982 onwards DHA code used by NHS A01-W86 See Events Appendix 5

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19810406 or after 19921231)

Notes: From 1991 onwards usual residence codes are OGSS codes, not STATS or CENSUS codes (See article on 'LS event data capture', LS Newsletter, No. 14, June 1996, pp. 2-4)
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for births (Form 309) Question 10
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19810406 To: 19921231 
Keyword: Geog
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 3
Reference 1: Events Appendix 5
Reference 2: 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).