LS variable metadata
Variable: DICC
Table: CANC
Short description: County District (1971 - 1992) part of expanded area code.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1992: 01 to 70, Spaces. 1993 onwards: See DI93CC. See 1981 Census appendix 12a
Notes: Must be used in conjunction with the 'County' variable to select the correct districts as the codes are repeated.
From 1991 onwards usual residence codes are OGSS codes not STATS or CENSUS codes.
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
Date range: To: 19921231 
Keyword: Geog
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: 1981 Census Appendix 12a
Reference 2: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 344 (shows cancer registration abstract), page 25, pp. 97-98, pp. 104-105 (comparability of data), page 125 and pp. 138-141 (data quality).
Reference 3: See article on 'LS event data capture', LS Newsletter, No. 14, June 1996, pp. 2-4