LS variable metadata
Variable: MISCCBM
Table: SBSM
Short description: Maturity of stillbirth to sample mother
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
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
1979 onwards:
Blank - not applicable
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Box L
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19781231 
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).