LS variable metadata
Variable: MOPLBIBM
Table: LBSM
Short description: Place of birth of sample mother.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985:
A/ Within England and Wales - County (1st & 2nd digits) and County District of birth (3rd & 4th digits) (see 1971 Census Appendix 12), fifth digit='9'
B/ In Scotland - County and City (see Events Appendix 10), fifth digit='9'
C/ In Northern Ireland - County and County borough (see Events Appendix 10), fifth digit='9'
D/ Places outside UK - first two digits '99', third and fourth characters coded to country of birth 1W-9W (see 1981 Census Appendix 4 ),fifth digit blank
1986 onwards:
Last two characters coded to country of birth 1W-9W as above. First three characters set to Spaces (see 1981 Census Appendix 4)
Notes: From April 1991 onwards usual residence codes are OGSS codes, not STATS or CENSUS codes.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for live births (Form 309) Question 8
Former name of variable: MOPLBIABM
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Geog
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 5
Reference 1: 1971 Census Appendix 12a
Reference 2: Events Appendix 10
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).