LS variable metadata
Variable: NCOBVS9
Table: NM91
Short description: Vital stats country code. 1991.

Variable coded as: COBVS9
Table: ME91
Short description: Country of birth of LS member (vital statistics coding). 1991.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 991W-999P.
Notes: 1991 Census Appendix 6 gives the conversion of census to vital statistics country codes.
Units of measurement:  
Source: ONS Vital Statistics Country of Birth file
Former name of variable: COBVS
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Ethnic
Classification: COBVS91 
Comparable variables for other individuals: COB9
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 4
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 326, page 45, page 66.
Reference 2: 1991 Census Appendix 6