LS variable metadata
Variable: WAUSRDIR
Table: IMMGx
Short description: Ward of usual residence.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1986:
Codes obtained from the Postcode Directory
Notes: Not available for analysis.
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: Y
Data type: Text
Length of field: 2
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).