LS variable metadata
Variable: DUACC
Table: CANC
Short description: Duration of survival: any cancer 1971-1989.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1989: Numeric in days if dead - calculated using Anniversary Date and Date of Death; space = still alive.
Not applicable if it was a 'late' notification processed under M204. 1990 onwards: Blank - not applicable.
Notes: Check definition of variable value 'Remainder'
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: 19891231 
Keyword: Diagnosis
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 4
Reference 1: 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).