LS variable metadata
Variable: FAAGMTBM
Table: LBSM
Short description: Age (months since last birthday) of father at birth of child to sample mother
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985:
00-11 = Completed months since last birthday
space= Age imputed, or age (rather than date of birth) stated on the draft form in answer to confidential particulars Question 1.
1986 onwards:
00-11 = Completed months since last birthday.
Month is assumed to be 06 if age of father stated in place of date of birth on original entry
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309) Derived from Question 1 and confidential particulars question 1
Former name of variable: FAAGMTCBM
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Fertility 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) 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).