LS variable metadata
Variable: FAAGYRBF
Table: LBSF
Short description: Age (years) of sample father at birth of child.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985:
11-95 = Age in completed years
space= Birth outside marriage and not registered jointly
Notes: Only births to sample fathers in 1971-78 and 1981 were linked to the LS.
Calculated using date of birth of child and date of birth of father. If confidential particulars Question 1 is not answered, an age is imputed.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309) or draft entry for still births (Form 308): derived from Question 1 and Confidential particulars Question 1
Former name of variable: FAAGYRBBF
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Age
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
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,p108 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), p108 & p136 (data quality).