LS variable metadata
Variable: REYRABIM
Table: IDFI
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.
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
Date range:  
Keyword: Fertility
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 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).