LS variable metadata
Variable: PAFAYRIM
Table: IDFI
Short description: Age (years) of sample father at birth of child
Full description:  
Coding notes: 11 - 95 = age in completed years
Blank if birth outside marriage and solely registered by mother. If details of the father are given but confidential particulars Question 1 is not answered, an age is imputed.
1986 onwards:
Blank if birth outside marriage and not registered jointly. Calculated using date of birth of child and of father. Imputed if father's date of birth not stated If only day and/ or month of father's birth is not stated, day and/or month of maternity is substituted.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309) or draft entry for still births (Form 308): derived from Question 1 and Confidential particulars Question 1
Former name of variable: PATFAYRBIM
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).