LS variable metadata
Variable: SCOTINBF
Table: LBSF
Short description: Scottish indicator for birth to sample father.
Full description:  
Coding notes: Births registered in 1971-78:
S = Birth registered in Scotland
space= Not registered in Scotland
Left Blank for births registered in other years
Notes: Only births to sample fathers in 1971-78 and 1981 were linked to the LS
Units of measurement:  
Former name of variable: SCOTINDABF, SCOTINABF
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Geog
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) 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).