LS variable metadata
Variable: LEGANB
Table: NBIR
Short description: Whether new birth on sample date within marriage at time of registration.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985:
1= Birth within marriage
2= Birth outside marriage
A birth is coded within marriage if the date of marriage was given in the confidential particulars
1986 onwards:
1= within marriage
2= outside marriage, sole registration
3= outsde marriage, joint registration, parents at same address
4 = outside marriage, joint registration, parents at different addresses

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19841231)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for births (Form 309), Confidential particulars, Question 3
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19841231 
Keyword: Marital Fertility
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 1
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) p342 (live birth registration draft entry form), p345 (record of live birth form), pp24-25, pp94-95 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), pp109-115 (data quality).