LS variable metadata
Variable: ICD94FDE
Table: DETH
Short description: Final ICD9 code Non-Neonatals (1993 onwards). Death of LS member. Cause 4.
Full description: This field is a Cause code that identifies a medical condition according to the 9th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases. This field appears for all cause-coded Non-neonatal deaths (Deaths at age 28 days and over): it does not appear for Neonatal deaths (Deaths under 28 days).
Coding notes: ICD9 codes are alphanumeric in the range 0010 - 9999 for medical conditions and in the range E800 - E9999 for External causes that result in Injury and Poisoning. NB: This 'Final' field is populated as a result of an amendment to the original cause of death by correction taking place ie the result of a Medical Enquiry. See Events Appendix 4 Valid 1/1/93 See ICD91DE for information on corresponding variables prior to 1993.

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19930000)

Units of measurement:  
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19930101  
Keyword: Mortality
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 5
Reference 1: Events Appendix 4