LS variable metadata
Variable: MAMTBBF
Table: SBSF
Short description: Month of current marriage recorded at registration of birth to sample father.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985:
01-12 = January-December
space= Birth outside marriage. If year of marriage is imputed then month of marriage is set to January or July.
1986 onwards:
As above but January or July substituted if year but not month 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): confidential particulars Question 3
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Marital
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).