LS variable metadata
Variable: ID9PF5IM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Final ICD9 provisional code Neonatals (1993 onwards). Death of child of LS Member. Cause 5.
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 less than 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. 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 from 1/1/93 onwards. For coding prior to 1993, see note at bottom of ID9PF1IM
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Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19930101  
Keyword: Mortality
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Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 5
Reference 1: Events Appendix 4