|Short description:||Type of Medical Certificate presented (1997 onwards).|
|Coding notes:||1= Doctor's medical certificate|
2= Coroner's Post Mortem
3= Coroner's Inquest
5= MED A21 old-style medical certificate
6= MED A21 new-style medical certificate
7= MEDB1 under 28 days.
|-8||Not coded (before 19970401)|
|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. See also DUR1WI. |
This field not present on data supplied via the BAD system.
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|Date range:||From: 19970401|
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|Length of field:||1|