LS variable metadata
Variable: NHSDHBM
Table: SBSM
Short description: Expanded area code - NHS code (1987 - 1992)
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1987-1992:
A01 - W86. See Events Appendix 5.
1993 onwards:
Blank - not applicable.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19870101 or after 19921231)

Notes: This is a variable formed by merging NHSDH1BM, MHSDH2BM and NHSDH3BM as part of the data transfer from ICL to Model 204 environment See also program specification sheets 2 4 3 1 - 2 4 3 15
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for stillbirths Form 308, Question 10
Former name of variable: NHSDH1BM
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19870101 To: 19921231 
Keyword: Geog
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 3
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 5