LS variable metadata
Variable: PSMAMOBF
Table: SBSF
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
The question about previous marriages is asked only where the child is born within 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 stillbirths (Form 308): Confidential particulars Question 3(ii)
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Marital
Classification:  
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), page 342 (stillbirth registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 95 (general details), pp. 99-101 and page 103 (comparability), page 108 and page 136 (data quality).