LS variable metadata
Variable: BASDIACC
Table: CANC
Short description: Basis of Diagnosis (1993 onwards).
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1993 onwards: 1-digit code indicating basis of diagnosis.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19930101)
1Histology
2Cytology
3Other
4Clinical
-5Not known

Notes:  
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: From: 19930101  
Keyword: Diagnosis
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 1
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 344 (shows cancer registration abstract), page 25, pp. 97-98,