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

Coding scheme

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

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Question 3 and Box X
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject: Birth
Date range:  
Keyword: Mortality
Classification:  
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 pp. 95-96 (general details), pp. 99-101 and page 103 (comparability), page 108 and pp. 125-136 (data quality).
Reference 2: Events Appendix 1