LS variable metadata
Variable: MAFAYRBF
Table: LBSF
Short description: Age at marriage (years) of sample father.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 15-95 = Age at marriage in completed years
space= Birth outside marriage This is calculated using duration of marriage and age of father at birth of child, both of which might have been imputed
Notes: Only births to sample fathers in 1971-78 and 1981 were linked to the LS
This is calculated using duration of marriage and age of father at birth of child, both of which might have been imputed.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309) and draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): derived from confidential particulars Questions 1 and 3
Former name of variable: MAGAYRBBF
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) p342 (live birth registration draft entry form),p345 (record of live birth form),pp24-25,pp95-96,p108 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), p108 & p136 (data quality).