LS variable metadata
Variable: MLCSABM
Table: LBSM
Short description: Multiple code for birth to female LS member.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 00-29 = Multiple birth,
99 = Quadruplets (or more)

Coding scheme

-9Not a multiple birth
-9Not a multiple birth

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309) Question 3 and Box X
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject: Birth
Date range:  
Keyword: Fertility
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: Events Appendix 1
Reference 2: See also RECTYPE for additional details
Reference 3: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) p342 (live birth registration draft entry form), p345(record of live birth form), pp24-25, pp95-96 and p108 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), p108 and pp125-136 (data quality).