LS variable metadata
Variable: PSMAMOBM
Table: SBSM
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
From 1993 onwards,
codes are simply 1 and Space - i.e. if child born outside marriage or mother has been married once only, field is blank.
Notes: 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: PSMAMOBBM
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Marital Fertility
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), page 342 (stillbirth registration draft entry form), page 25 and pp. 95-96 (general details), pp. 99-101 and page 103 (comparability), page 108 and pp. 125-136 (data quality).