LS variable metadata
Variable: INSALDWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: Interval (days) since deceased spouse of LS member last seen alive by doctor.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985:
Blank - not applicable
1986-1992:
Numeric in range 000 - 999
space= Date last seen alive not stated and not imputed
1993 onwards:
Blank - not applicable

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19860101 or after 19921231)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Box R
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19860101 To: 19921231 
Keyword: Mortality
Classification:  
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 342 (death registration draft entry form), pp. 24-25 and page 98 (general details), pp. 101-103 (comparability), pp. 136-137 (data quality).