LS variable metadata
Variable: MAFAYRBF
Table: SBSF
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
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 stillbirths Form 308: derived from confidential particulars Questions 1 and 3
Former name of variable: MAFAYRBBF
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Marital Age
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).