LS variable metadata
Variable: MAOMMTBM
Table: SBSM
Short description: Age of sample mother at marriage (months since last birthday).
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985:
00-11 = Completed months since last birthday at time of marriage
space= Birth outside marriage, or age of mother given rather than date of birth, or age of mother imputed, or mother's age at marriage under 17 and either (a) month of mother's birth not stated or (b) year and/or month of marriage was not stated
1986 onwards:
00-11 = Completed months since last birthday at time of marriage
SPACES = Birth outside marriage
Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): from confidential particulars Questions 2 and 3
Former name of variable: MOMOMTBBM, MOMOMTBM
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Age 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 342 (stillbirth registration draft entry form), page 25 and pp. 95-96 (general details), pp. 99-101 and page 103 (comparability), page 108 and pp. 125-136 (data quality).