LS variable metadata
Variable: DEYRBIM
Table: IDFI
Short description: Year of infant death (LS member's child).
Full description:  
Coding notes: Year of death, in full 4-digit numeric form.
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Notes: Between 1971 & 1975 Infant deaths there was no date of death available (The date was available from 1976 onwards). It was agreed, as part of the data transfer procedure between ICL & Model 204, to use the age at death variable AGDC5DIM to derive an approximate date of death. See program specifications sheets 2 4 7 1 & 2 4 7 3A - 2 4 7
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 1.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Age
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995), page 343 (neonatal death certificate and death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).