LS variable metadata
Variable: NHSHOCNB
Table: NBIRx
Short description: NHS hospital code.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985:
First character A - V except I, O, Q, R, S, and U
W= Wales
Second and third characters numeric in range 01-99
Fourth and fifth characters: NHS Hospitals: numeric in range 01-99 or Non-NHS hospitals: alphanumeric in range A1 - Z9 excluding I, O, Q, U, and V Fields can also be Blank See Events Appendix 7
1993 onwards:
Blank - not applicable
Units of measurement:  
Source: Box 'A' draft live birth entry form 309
Former name of variable: NHSHOCANB
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