Dataset Description

Title

1946 The Maternity Services Study Dataset

Alternate Title

nshd_46_tms

Case Quantity
5,362
Variables
13
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Data

SPSS

Name Label
Numeric SERNO
Code ANC Type of ante-natal care (multiple options allowed)
Code BWT46 Birth weight (Mother's information 1946)- coded in lbs [first digit] and ¼ lbs [second digit]
Code COC46 Person in charge of confinement 1946
Code CONF46 Place of confinement 1946
Code CROW46 Crowding 1946
Code ESB Still births before survey. Actual no. of stillbirths before birth of survey child coded
Code GUP46 Date of mother getting up after birth of survey child 1946
Code HOW46 Date of starting housework after survey child's birth
Code IBB Interval between birth of survey child and previous sibling whether alive or dead
Text IND46 Husband's industry 1946. Copied from 1946 form to 1950 and coded on 1950 form
Numeric MORT Deaths only - not still births or miscarriages - before survey
Numeric OG46 Husband's Occupational Group 1946

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