LS variable metadata
Variable: MOAGYRBM
Table: SBSM
Short description: Age (years) of sample mother at birth of child.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 11-55 = Age in completed years
In some cases age (rather than date of birth) is stated on the draft in answer to confidential particulars Question 2 If confidential particulars Question 2 is not answered an age is imputed
Note: 1971-1985:
Calculated using date of birth of child and date of birth of mother. Imputed if mother's date of birth not stated 1986 onwards: Calculated using date of birth of child and date of birth of mother. Imputed if mother's year of birth is not stated. If only day and/or month of mother's birth is not stated, day and/or month of maternity is substituted.
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Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Derived from Question 1 and confidential particulars Question 2
Former name of variable: MOAGYRBBM, MAGYRBM
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Age 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 pp. 95-96 (general details), pp. 99-101 and page 103 (comparability), page 108 and pp. 125-136 (data quality).