LS variable metadata
Variable: REYRABF
Table: SBSF
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 stillbirths (Form 308): Date of registration
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Registrar
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 342 (stillbirth registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 95 (general details), pp. 99-101 and page 103 (comparability), page 108 and page 136 (data quality).