LS variable metadata
Variable: MLCSANB
Table: NBIR
Short description: Multiple code for new birth on sample date.
Full description:  
Coding notes: space= Not a multiple birth
00-29 = Multiple birth
See Events Appendix 1 99 = Quadruplets (or more)
Notes:  
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:  
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: Events Appendix 1
Reference 2: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) p342 (live birth registration draft entry form), p345 (record of live birth form), pp24-25, pp94-95 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), pp109-115 (data quality).