LS variable metadata
Variable: ML85XDBM
Table: SBSM
Short description: 5th cause, multiple cause code, fifth digit for stillbirth to sample mother
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Source: Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308) Question 2 4th digit of 5th multiple cause ofdeath code ICD8.See ML81XDBM for more information.
Former name of variable: ML4nXDBM, ML45XDBM
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19811231 
Keyword: Mortality
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Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 1
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995), page 342 (stillbirth registration draft entry form), page 25 and pp. 95-96 (general details), pp. 99-101 and page 103 (comparability), page 108 and pp. 125-136 (data quality).