LS variable metadata
Variable: MLCSABF
Table: SBSF
Short description: Multiple code for births to LS member.
Full description:  
Coding notes: space= Not a multiple birth
00-29 = Multiple birth, see Events Appendix 1
99 = Quadruplets (or more)
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: Question 3 & Box X
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Fertility
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 page 95 (general details), pp. 99-101 and page 103 (comparability), page 108 and page 136 (data quality).
Reference 2: Events Appendix 1
Reference 3: See also RECTYPE for additional details