LS variable metadata
Variable: HRRMABM
Table: SBSM
Short description: Health region office code for usual residence (forward year).
Full description: This new field will be introduced from 1 April 1996. It allows OGSS files to be used to recode 1995 and subsequent year events, to 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. It is applicable to 1995+ data only.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19950101)

Units of measurement:  
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19950101  
Keyword: Geog
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 3