LS variable metadata
Variable: FAPLBIBF
Table: LBSF
Short description: Place of birth of sample father.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985:
A/ Within England and Wales - County (1st & 2nd digits) and County District of birth (3rd & 4th digits) (see 1971 Census Appendix 12), fifth digit='9'
B/ In Scotland - County and City (see Events Appendix 10), fifth digit='9'
C/ In Northern Ireland - County and County borough (see Events Appendix 10), fifth digit='9'
D/ Places outside UK - first two digits '99', third and fourth characters coded to country of birth 1W-9W (see 1981 Census Appendix 4),fifth digit blank
1986 onwards:
Last two characters coded to country of birth 1W-9W as above. First three characters set to Spaces (see 1981 Census Appendix 4)
Notes: Only births to sample fathers in 1971-78 and 1981 were linked to the LS
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for births (Form 309) or Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Question 5
Former name of variable: FAPLBIABF
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Geog
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 5
Reference 1: 1971 Census Appendix 12a
Reference 2: Events Appendix 10
Reference 3: 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).