LS variable metadata
Variable: SCOTINBF
Table: SBSF
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: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Geog
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).