LS variable metadata
Variable: RECTYPE
Table: WDOW
Short description: LS member's Widow(er)hood record.
Full description: A widowed LS member is identified from their spouse's draft entry for deaths (Form 310) 'Confidential Particulars'
Coding notes: 57 = LS member widow(er)hood 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: Text
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995), page 342 (death registration draft entry form), pp. 24-25 and page 98 (general details), pp. 101-103 (comparability), pp. 136- 137 (data quality).