LS variable metadata
Variable: DIEBM
Table: SBSM
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 stillbirths (Form 30 8): 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), 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).