LS variable metadata
Variable: SEXABM
Table: SBSM
Short description: Sex of foetus stillborn to female LS member.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1 = Male
2= Female
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See also RECTYPE & MLCSABM for additional details.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19710101)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Derived from births to sample mothers source file i.e. births from 1971 Census onwards to female LS members. Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Question 3.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Sex
Classification:  
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), page 342 (stillbirth registration draft entry form), page 25 and pp. 95-96 (general details), pp. 99-101 and page 103 (comparability), page 108 and pp. 125-136 (data quality).