LS variable metadata
Variable: HRORWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: Health region office code of usual residence.
Full description: This field is present from 1996 onwards only. The code is derived from PCDR, the postcode of usual residence, during the batch, rederivation or online postcoding process. It uses the field HLTHAUX on the OGSS Postcode file PNAACMyy, or 'History File' PNAACHyy, to find HLTXROX on the OGGSS Health file PNAAEMyy, (where yy = year of file), to find the correct value. See OGSS documentation for details of the three character alpha/numeric codes. New values - Ynn (England) or W00 ( for Wales) using the same range of values as HROPOD.
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-8Not coded (before 19970101)

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Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
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Date range: From: 19960101  
Keyword: Geog
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Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 3