LS variable metadata
Variable: PSMAMOBF
Table: LBSF
Short description: Previous marriage indicator of mother of child of sample father.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 0 = Mother of child married once only
1= Mother of child married more than once
space= Child born outside marriage
Notes: Only births to sample fathers in 1971-78 and 1981 were linked to the LS.
The question about previous marriages is asked only where the child is born within marriage.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for births (Form 309) or draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Confidential particulars Question 3 (ii)
Former name of variable: PSMAMOBBF
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Marital
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) p342 (live birth registration draft entry form),p345 (record of live birth form),pp24-25,pp95-96,p108 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), p108 & p136 (data quality).