LS variable metadata
Variable: REYRABF
Table: LBSF
Short description: Year of registration of birth to sample father.
Full description:  
Coding notes: Last 2 digits of year of registration, from 1971 onwards If birth is registered either in year of occurrence or January of the following year, year equals that of occurrence If registered later than January, year equals that of registration
Notes: Only births to sample fathers in 1971-78 and 1981 were linked to the LS
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309): Date of registration Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Date of registration
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Registrar
Classification:  
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) p342 (live birth registration draft entry form),p345 (record of live birth form),pp24-25,pp95-96,p108 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), p108 & p136 (data quality).