LS variable metadata
Variable: WRDCDEBM
Table: SBSMx
Short description: Ward code for birth to sample mother.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1980: Unused, field left Blank 1981 onwards: Ward code
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:  
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), page 342 (stillbirth registration draft entry form), page 25 and pp. 95-96 (general details), pp. 99-101 and page 103 (comparability), page 108 and pp. 125-136 (data quality).