Scottish Longitudinal Study
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Vital events

Vital events

  • New Entry Datasets (Post Census 1991, then each year from 1992 onwards up to and including 2008)
    • New births into the sample
    • Immigrants into the sample
  • Vital Events Datasets (Post Census 1991, then each year from 1992 onwards up to and including 2008)
    • 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 (SLS brides)
    • Marriages of sample members (SLS grooms)
    • 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

[Note It is hoped to incorporate divorces from 2010 and births to sample mothers and fathers between 1974 and 1991 at a later date, which will allow examination of more complete marital records and fertility histories. Please check back for updates.]

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