LS variable metadata
Variable: ICD9P7DE
Table: DETH
Short description: ICD9 Provisional code (1993 onwards). Death of LS member.
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 Neonatal deaths (Deaths at age 27 days or less).
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 ICD9P1DE for information on corresponding variables prior to 1993.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19930000)

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Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
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Date range: From: 19930101  
Keyword: Mortality
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Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 5
Reference 1: Events Appendix 4