LS variable metadata
Variable: DIEBM
Table: LBSM
Short description: County District of usual address of sample mother.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 01-73 See 1981 Census Appendix 12 NOTE: Codes 0A - 9W are also possible, for those whose usual residence is 'Outside England and Wales'
Notes: Must be used in conjunction with the 'County' variable to select the districts as the codes are repeated.
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:  
Keyword: Geog
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: 1981 Census Appendix 12a
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).