LS variable metadata
Variable: WRDCDEBM
Table: LBSMx
Short description: Ward code for birth to sample mother.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1980: Unused 1981: Ward code
Notes: Not available for analysis.
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:  
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19810101  
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) p342 (live birth registration draft entry form), p345(record of live birth form), pp24-25, pp95-96 and p108 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), p108 and pp125-136 (data quality).