LS variable metadata
Variable: LECSX2DE
Table: DETH
Short description: 2nd fifth-digit cause of neonatal death of LS member, Line E code.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971 - 2 Dec 1986:
Blank - not applicable.
3/12/86 - 31/12/92:
Numeric in range 0-9, or '-', Range controlled by Cause Control file May be Blank See Events appendix 4
1993 onwards:
Blank - not appplicable.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19860000 or after 19921231)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Neonatal death certificate.
Former name of variable: LECSXNDE
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: 1
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 343 (neonatal death certificate), page 25 and pp. 96-97 (general details), pp. 101-104 (comparability of data), page 108 and pp. 117-121 (data quality).
Reference 2: Events Appendix 4