Scottish Longitudinal Study
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Vital events

These datasets contain information from post census 1991 up to and including 2010.

New Entry Datasets

      • new births into the sample
      • immigrants into the sample

Vital Events Datasets

    • births to sample mothers
    • births to sample fathers
    • stillbirths to sample mothers
    • stillbirths to sample fathers
    • infant mortality of children (up to one year old) of sample mothers
    • infant mortality of children (up to one year old) of sample fathers
    • marriages of sample members (where bride is SLS member)
    • marriages of sample members (where groom is SLS member)
    • deaths of sample members
    • widow(er)hoods of sample members
    • emigration out of Scotland of SLS members
    • re-entries into Scotland after previous emigrations of SLS members

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