LS variable metadata
Variable: DHAENB
Table: NBIR
Short description: District Health Authority (1982 onwards) of usual address of mother of new birth.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981: Not available. See HDENB See HDENB 1982 onwards: District Health Authority code used by NHS 500-882 See Events Appendix 5 NOTE: 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)

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19810406 or after 19911231)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for births (Form 309): Question 10.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19810405  
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, pp94-95 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), pp109-115 (data quality).