LS variable metadata
Variable: HARMABM
Table: LBSM
Short description: Health Authority code for usual residence (forward year).
Full description: Valid from 1996 only This new field will be introduced from 1 April 1996 allowing OGSS files to be used to recode 1995 and subsequent year events, to new 1996 and subsequent year boundaries, (ie to allow events to be coded forward one year to areas in place at the time of the annual outputs eg 1996 data to 1997 areas). See article in LS Newsletter no.14, pp.2-4.
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Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19950101)

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Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
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Date range: From: 19950101  
Keyword: Geog
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Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 3