LS variable metadata
Variable: RECTYPE
Table: REEN
Short description: LS member re-entry to NHS (& LS sample) record.
Full description: Contains re-entry to the NHS, & hence the LS sample, details for LS member.
Coding notes: 62 = LS member's Re-entrant record
Units of measurement:  
Source: Based on information received by NHSCR of LS members who re-enter the NHS & therefore the LS by registering or re-registring with a GP There could be several re-entrant records with the same LS number. Each one is checked against Record Type 11 (LS member core record), and a Record Type 12 (LS member Event Record) created.
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 25 and page 98 (general details), page 108 and pp. 146-147 (data quality).