LS variable metadata
Variable: STRGXBM
Table: SBSM
Short description: Standard region of usual address of sample mother.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1 = Northern
2= Yorkshire and Humberside
3= North West
4= East Midlands
5= West Midlands
6= East Anglia
7= South East
8= South West
9= Wales
space= Outside England and Wales

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19710101)

Notes: From 1991 onwards usual residence codes are OGSS codes, not STATS or CENSUS codes (See article on 'LS event data capture', LS Newsletter, No. 14, June 1996, pp. 2-4)
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Question 10
Former name of variable: STRGXEBM
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Geog
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).