LS variable metadata
Variable: NHSHOCBM
Table: SBSMx
Short description: NHS hospital code.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985:
Blank - not applicable
First character A-V (except I,O,Q,R,S,T,U),
W= Wales
Second and third characters numeric in range 01-99
Fourth and fifth characters: NHS Hospitals - numeric in range 01-99 Non-NHS Hospitals - alpha numeric in range A1-Z9 (excluding I,Q,U,V) Fields can also be Blank See Events Appendix 7.
1993 onwards:
Blank - not applicable.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft stillbirth entry Form 308.
Former name of variable: NHSHOCABM
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19890101 To: 19921231 
Keyword: Geog
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 5