LS variable metadata
Variable: CERDETIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Type of Medical Certificate presented at death of child (1997 onwards).
Full description: See also DUR1DIM
Coding notes: 1= Doctor's medical certificate
2= Coroner's Post Mortem
3= Coroner's Inquest
4= Uncertified
5= MED A21 old-style medical certificate
6= MED A21 new-style medical certificate
7= MEDB1 under 28 days.
Notes: This field is present from April 1997 onwards and provides information as to the type of medical certification used to record the death details. The code held is as supplied by the Registration Service Software (RSS) field (DUR-5) only.
Units of measurement:  
Source: This field not present on data supplied via the BAD system.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19970401  
Keyword: Mortality
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 1