LS variable metadata
Variable: STRGXEIR
Table: IMMG
Short description: Standard region of usual address.
Full description:  
Coding notes: From 1991 onwards
1 = North
2 = Yorks and Humberside
3 = North West
4 = East Midlands
5 = West Midlands
6 = East Anglia
7 = South East
8 = South West
9 = Wales
-9 = Outside England and Wales
Note: Must be -9 for 1991 - records supplied with FHSA cypher

Coding scheme

-5Not known

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: Information received by NHSCR for immigrants and re-entrants to the NHS
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
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), pp. 24-25 and page 97 (general details), page 108, pp. 114-117 (data quality).