LS variable metadata
Variable: INSALDDE
Table: DETH
Short description: Interval (days) since deceased LS member seen alive by doctor.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971 - 2 Dec 1986:
3/12/86 - 31/12/92:
Numeric in range 000-999. Less than one day to 999 days+
space= date last seen alive not stated and not imputed
1993 onwards:
Blank - not applicable

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19860000 or after 19921231)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Box R.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19860101 To: 19931231 
Keyword: Mortality
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 3
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and pp. 96-97 (general details), pp. 101-104 (comparability of data), page 108 and pp. 117-121 (data quality).