LS variable metadata
Variable: FTCLD1DE
Table: DETH
Short description: Type of 1st cause of final main condition causing neonatal death (1986 - 1992)
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971 - 2 Dec 1986:
Blank - Not applicable.
3/12/86 - 31/12/92:
Numeric or '-' Range controlled by Cause Control file
1993 onwards:
Blank - not applicable. See ICD9P1DE / ICD9PF1DE/ WIGW9DE/ WIGW9FDE
Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Neonatal death certificate.
Former name of variable: FTCLDNDE
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
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 343 (neonatal death certificate), page 25 and pp. 96-97 (general details), pp. 101-104 (comparability of data), page 108 and pp. 117-121 (data quality).