LS variable metadata
Variable: FAPLBIBM
Table: LBSM
Short description: Place of birth of father of child born to sample mother.
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
1973-1985:
Father sample member: See 1971-72 Mother sample member: Coded to Country of Birth only
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

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-5Parents are not married and the fathers details have not been given.

Notes: Father's place of birth not available if birth outside marriage and registered solely by the mother.
From April 1991 usual residence codes are OGSS codes, not STATS or Census codes
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for births (Form 309) Question 5
Former name of variable: FAPLBIABM
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 and p108 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), p108 and pp125-136 (data quality).