LS variable metadata
Variable: RECTYPE
Table: EMBR
Short description: LS member's Embarkation record.
Full description: Contains Embarkation details for LS member. There could be several Embarkation records with the same LS number. Each one is checked against Record Type 11 (LS member's core Record), and a Record Type 12 (LS member's Event Record) created.
Coding notes: 61 = LS member's Embarkation record
Units of measurement:  
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: LS
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 347 (record of embarkation form), pp. 24-25 and page 98 (general details), page 108 and pp. 121-124 (data quality).