LS variable metadata
Variable: PSMAMOIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Previous marriage indicator for sample mother.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985:
0 = Mother of child married once only
1= Mother of child married more than once
space= child born outside marriage
1986 onwards:
0 = Mother of child married once only
1= Mother of child married more than once
space= birth 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) or draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Confidential particulars Question 3(ii)
Former name of variable: PSMAMOBIM
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: 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 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).