LS variable metadata
Variable: POBIND
Table: CORE1
Short description: Source of place of birth/place of enumeration information in POBPOB indicator
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

11939 place of enumeration obtained from live index (LS member alive in 1981)
21939 place of enumeration obtained from dead index (LS member died before 1981)
3Place of birth information (LS member born after 29 September 1939)
41939 place of enumeration obtained during 1981 Census processing.

Notes: If POBIND is not present on the record no place of birth/enumeration in 1939 information is available because LS member not traced at NHSCR, or immigrant or born before National Registration in 1939 but member of armed forces, or number does not correspond to an address in England & Wales for other reasons.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Geography source file on place of birth mismatch file. Derived depending upon source of place of birth information used in variable POBPOB.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Geog
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS User Guide no. 7 An introduction to the area based variables in the LS (Rosemary Creeser) pp. 15-16.
Reference 2: See 1991 Census - LS link program specifications, supplementary notes on the link.