LS variable metadata
Variable: INSTAWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: Communal establishment/place of death for death of spouse of LS member (1st Widowhood).
Full description: Short Description was formerly 'Institution'
Coding notes: 1971-1992:
1= NHS (non-psychiatric)
2= Non-NHS (psychiatric)
3= NHS (psychiatric)
4= Non-NHS (non psychiatric)
5= Other communal establishments
6= At home
7= Elsewhere
space= No widowhood data available
1993 onwards:
Blank - not applicable.

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19921231)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 1
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19921231 
Keyword: Communal
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).