LS variable metadata
Variable: PSMAMOBM
Table: LBSM
Short description: Previous marriage indicator for sample mother.
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: 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) Confidential particulars Question 3 (ii)
Former name of variable: PSMAMOBBM
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Fertility Marital
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 1
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 and p108 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), p108 and pp125-136 (data quality).