LS variable metadata
Variable: PSSBBBM
Table: LBSM
Short description: Number of stillborn children born previously to sample mother (1971 - 1992).
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1992:
0-9 = Number of stillbirths (1971-1992)
space= Birth outside marriage (1971-1992)
1993 onwards:
Blank- see PREVCSBM
May be imputed

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19921231)

Notes: The question is asked only if the birth being registered is within marriage The registrar records the number of the mother's previous stillborn children (excluding birth or births being registered) by her present husband or any former husband.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309) confidential particulars Question 3 (iii)
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: To: 19921231 
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) 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).