LS variable metadata
Variable: PAFAMTIM
Table: IDFI
Short description: Age (months since last birthday) of sample father of child
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985:
00 - 11 = completed months since last birthday.
Spaces= Age imputed, or age (rather than date of birth) is stated on the draft in answer to Confidential particulars question 1
1986 onwards:
00-11 = completed months since last birthday Month assumed to be 06 if age of father stated rather than date of birth on original entry
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309) or draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): derived from Question 1 and confidential particulars question 1
Former name of variable: PATFAMTCIM
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 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).