LS variable metadata
Variable: SEXIR
Table: IMMG
Short description: Sex of LS member (where discrepant).
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1 = Male
2= Female
Notes: The sex discrepancy indicator is applied to those records falling outside the allocated range of immigrant record numbers. Where a core record already exists the 'sex' on the immigrant record was not imputed and not equal to 'sex' on the core record
Units of measurement:  
Source: Derived. Applies if sex discrepant indicator (SEXD001) has been added to LS member's core record 11.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Sex
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), pp. 24-25 and page 97 (general details), page 108, pp. 114-117 (data quality).
Reference 2: For further information see program specification sheets 2 4 2 1 - 2 4 2 5