LS variable metadata
Variable: ICD9SCDE
Table: DETH
Short description: Nature of injury (1993 onwards) when the underlying cause of death is external.
Full description: This field identifies the nature of injury when the underlying cause of death is external. It is derived according to the rules of 9th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases. The field appears only for non-neonatal death (ie deaths at age 28 days and over).
Coding notes: 0800 - 9999. See Events Appendix 4 Valid from 1/1/93 only.

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: 4
Reference 1: Events Appendix 4