LS variable metadata
Variable: ICCSXBCC
Table: CANC
Short description: Subsite of growth ICD8
Full description: Fourth digit of the four digit ICD8 code. The first three digits describe the site (eg bone and articular cartilage). The fourth digit describes the subsite (eg lower jaw bone).
Coding notes: Only used when combined with first three digits of ICD code
Units of measurement:  
Source: Cancer registration data collected by OPCS through the cancer registration system of England and Wales
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19781231 
Keyword: Diagnosis
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times: SICD1CC,SICD10CC
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 1
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).
Reference 2: Manual of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases, Injuries and Causes of Death (1967), Eight Revision
Reference 3: Events Appendix 4a