|Short description:||Expanded place of birth code|
|Coding notes:||1971-1984: |
A/ Within England and Wales - County (1st & 2nd digits) and County District of birth (3rd & 4th digits) (see 1971 Census Appendix 12), fifth digit='9'
B/ In Scotland - County and City (see Events Appendix 10), fifth digit='9'
C/ In Northern Ireland - County and County borough (see Events Appendix 10), fifth digit='9'
D/ Places outside UK - first two digits '99', third and fourth characters coded to country of birth 1W-9W (see 1981 Census Appendix 4),fifth digit blank
Coded to Country of birth
|Units of measurement:|
|Source:||Cancer registration data collected by ONS through the National Cancer Registration Scheme.|
|Former name of variable:|
|Comparable variables for other individuals:|
|Comparable variables for other times:|
|Length of field:||5|
|Reference 1:||See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 344 (shows cancer registration abstract), page 25, pp. 97-98, pp. 104-105 (comparability of data), page 125 and pp. 138-141 (data quality).|
|Reference 2:||1971 Census Appendix 12a|
|Reference 3:||Events Appendix 10|