LS variable metadata
Variable: MAYRBNB
Table: NBIR
Short description: Year of parents' marriage recorded at registration of new birth on sample date.
Full description:  
Coding notes: Year, in full 4-digit numeric form.
space= Birth outside marriage If birth is within marriage but date of marriage is not stated then year of marriage is imputed, or set to year of occurrence
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Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309): confidential particulars Question 3
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Marital Fertility
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 4
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, pp94-95 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), pp109-115 (data quality).