LS variable metadata
Variable: AGDIAGCC
Table: CANC
Short description: Age at Diagnosis (1993 onwards, or any late notifications for 1982+ processed on Model 204).
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1992: Blank. Not applicable (unless a 'late notification'). 1993 onwards: 000-999 Numeric in years;
'-9' = Not known.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19900101)

Notes: If IDBINDCC=1, age may have been calculated by the LS cancer processing procedures.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Cancer registration data collected by ONS through the National Cancer Registration Scheme. Derived during cancer processing from Date of Birth and Anniversary date.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19930101  
Keyword: Age
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 3
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 344 (shows cancer registration abstract), page 25, pp. 97-98,