LS variable metadata
Variable: MAFAMTBF
Table: SBSF
Short description: Age at marriage (months since birthday) of sample father.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 00-11 = Completed months since last birthday at time of marriage
space= Birth outside marriage, or Age of father given rather than date of birth, or Age of father imputed, or Father's age at marriage under 17 and either: (a) month of father's birth not stated, or (b) year and/or month of marriage not stated.
Notes: Only births to sample fathers in 1971-78 and 1981 were linked to the LS
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): derived from confidential particulars Questions 1 and 3
Former name of variable: MAFAMTBBF
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Marital Age
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995), page 342 (stillbirth registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 95 (general details), pp. 99-101 and page 103 (comparability), page 108 and page 136 (data quality).