LS variable metadata
Variable: AGACC
Table: CANC
Short description: Age at registration of cancer - 1st cancer (1971-89).
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1989: 00-99 = Numeric in years; 99 = 99+.
1990 onwards: Blank - not applicable.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19891231)

Notes: For any late notifications processed under Model 204, see AGDIAGCC.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Cancer registration data collected by ONS through the National Cancer Registration Scheme.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: To: 19891231 
Keyword: Age
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 344 (shows cancer registration abstract), page 25, pp. 97-98, pp. 104-105 (comparability of data), page 125 and pp. 138-141 (data quality).