LS variable metadata
Variable: AGDC5DIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Age of deceased infant of LS member.
Full description: Not coded after 31/2/92. See instead AGDC3DIM.
Coding notes: 1971-1992:
00001-00022 See Events Appendix 8
Indicates age of deceased, under 30 minutes to 11 months For ages 2 days and above based on date of birth and date of death

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1under 30 minutes
1under 30 minutes
2under 1 day
2under 1 day
31 day
31 day
42 days
42 days
53 days
53 days
64 days
64 days
75 days
75 days
86 days
86 days
91 week (7-13 days)
91 week (7-13 days)
102 weeks (14-20 days)
102 weeks (14-20 days)
113 weeks (21-27 days)
113 weeks (21-27 days)
124 weeks (28-30 days)
124 weeks (28-30 days)
132 months
132 months
143 months
143 months
154 months
154 months
165 months
165 months
176 months
176 months
187 months
187 months
198 months
198 months
209 months
209 months
2110 months
2110 months
2211 months
2211 months
23over 1 year
23over 1 year
-9Missing
-9Missing

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source:  
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Age
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 5
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).
Reference 2: Events Appendix 8