LS variable metadata
Variable: CERTCWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: Certification of death of spouse of LS member (1971 - 1992).
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1992:
1= Doctor, no examination
2= Doctor, post mortem
3= Doctor, other examination
4= Doctor, operation
5= Coroner, inquest and post mortem
6= Coroner, inquest, no post mortem
7= Coroner, post mortem, no inquest
8= Uncertified
1993 onwards:
Blank - Not coded. See CERTYPWI.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19921231)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): derived from answers to question 8 and from boxes S, T, M and N
Former name of variable: CERTIFCWI
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: To: 19921231 
Keyword: Mortality
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 342 (death registration draft entry form), pp. 24-25 and page 98 (general details), pp. 101-103 (comparability), pp. 136-137 (data quality).