LS variable metadata
Variable: MEINDCBM
Table: SBSM
Short description: Medical Enquiry form indicator for stillbirth to sample mother.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985:
Blank - not applicable
1= SD17A form sent out by registrar
2= Medical Enquiry (ME) sent out by cause coding
3= SD17A returned - no change of code
4= ME returned - no change of code
5= SD17A returned - codes changed
6= ME returned - codes changed
SPACE = SD17A or ME not sent out
1993 onwards:
Blank - Not applicable.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): coding of stillbirth comments section iv
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19861203 To: 19921231 
Keyword: Mortality
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 1
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).