LS variable metadata
Variable: MISCCBF
Table: SBSF
Short description: Maturity of stillborn child of sample father
Full description:  
Coding notes: 0 = Multiple birth not immature or post-mature
1= Other, not immature or post-mature
2= Multiple birth
3= Statement of immaturity or prematurity
4= Weight 2495 gms or less
5= Gestation period less than 37 weeks
6= Statement of post-maturity
7= Gestation period 42 weeks or over
8 = Weight 4082 gms or over
space = Livebirth
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): Box L
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Fertility Mortality
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).