LS variable metadata
Variable: ICD96IM
Table: IDMI
Short description: ICD9 code - Non-Neonatals (1993 onwards). Death of child of LS member. Cause 6.
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. See Events Appendix 4 Valid 1/1/93 See ICD91IM for information on corresponding variables prior to 1993.
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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