LS variable metadata
Variable: STRGXENB
Table: NBIR
Short description: Standard region of usual address of 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 (shouldn't normally happen, as a new birth must officially have a residence within England and Wales)
Notes: From April 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 Births (Form 309): Question 10
Former name of variable:  
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) p342 (live birth registration draft entry form), p345 (record of live birth form), pp24-25, pp94-95 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), pp109-115 (data quality).