LS variable metadata
Variable: SCOTINBM
Table: LBSM
Short description: Scottish indicator for birth to sample mother.
Full description:  
Coding notes: Births registered in 1971-78:
S = Birth registered in Scotland (1971-78)
space= not registered in Scotland (1971-78)
1979 onwards:
Blank - not applicable.

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19810405)

Units of measurement:  
Former name of variable: SCOTINDABM, SCOTINABM
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19810405 
Keyword: Geog
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 1
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 and p108 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), p108 and pp125-136 (data quality).