LS variable metadata
Variable: MAFAYRIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Age at marriage (years) of father of child born to sample mother.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971 - 1985:
15-95 = age at marriage in completed years
space= birth outside marriage
1986 onwards:
space= birth outside marriage
11-95 = age at marriage in completed years
15+ applies if father's birthplace is UK
Notes: Calculated using date of birth of father and date of marriage If age of father is stated, or imputed because date of birth of father is not stated, age at marriage is calculated by subtracting duration of marriage from age at maternity
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: MAFAYRBIM
Derived: Y
Derivation: Calculated using date of birth of father and date of marriage. If age of father is stated, or imputed because date of birth of father is not stated, age at marriage is calculated by subtracting duration of marriage from age at maternity.
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Marital
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995), page 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).