LS variable metadata
Variable: PAFAMTIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Age (months since last birthday) of father at birth of child to sample mother
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985:
00 - 11 = completed months since last birthday.
This field is blank if age is imputed, or if age (rather than date of birth) is stated on the draft in answer to Confidential particulars question 1
1986 onwards:
00-11 = completed months since last birthday. Month assumed to be 06 if age of father stated rather than date of birth on original entry
Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309) or draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): derived from Question 1 and confidential particulars question 1
Former name of variable: PATFAMTCIM
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Age
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995), page 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).