LS variable metadata
Variable: IMPINDWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: Imputation indicator for interval since spouse of LS member seen alive by doctor.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985:
Blank - not applicable
1= date imputed
space= date not imputed
1993 onwards:
Blank - not applicable

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19860101 or after 19921231)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Derived depending on whether date deceased spouse of LS member last seen alive by doctor was imputed.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19860101 To: 19921231 
Keyword: Mortality
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 1
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995), page 342 (death registration draft entry form), pp. 24-25 and page 98 (general details), pp. 101-103 (comparability), pp. 136-137 (data quality).