LS variable metadata
Variable: HREGRMIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Health region code for usual residence (1993 onwards). Death of child of LSM.
Full description: This one-character alpha code is derived from PCDR the postcode of usual residence, during the batch, rederivation or online postcoding process. It uses the field HLTHAUX from the OGSS Postcode file PNAACMyy (where yy = year of file), to find the correct value. See OGSS documentation for details of codes. Area Change Programme: in April 1996 Regional Health Authorities (RHAs) were replaced by Regional Offices (ROs). All 1993-95 annual data will hold RHA codes; some of 1996 data will carry both RHA and new RO codes. (See new field HROR).
Coding notes: 1993 onwards:
A-H, J-N, P, W, Spaces Valid from 1/1/93
For coding earlier than 1993, see RHAEDIM.
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Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
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Date range: From: 19930101  
Keyword: Geog
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Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 1