LS variable metadata
Variable: WRDCDBIM
Table: IDMIx
Short description: Ward code of usual residence at birth to sample mother (1982 onwards)
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-81: Unused, field left Blank 1982 onwards: Numeric. Not available for analysis NOTE: 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)
Notes: Not available for analysis.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Not applicable
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19820101  
Keyword: Geog
Classification:  
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), page 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).