LS variable metadata
Variable: ML91XDBM
Table: SBSM
Short description: 1st cause, multiple cause code, fifth digit, for stillbirth to sample mother.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971 - 1981: Blank - Not applicable. 1981 - 1985: Numeric or '-' Range controlled by Cause Control File May be blank 1986 - 1992: Blank - Not applicable. See OCFOX1BM/OCMOX1BM 1993 onwards: Blank - Not applicable. See ICD9P1BM/ICD91FBM
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for stillbirths, Form 308, Question 2 4th digit of 1st multiple cause of deathcode ICD9.
Former name of variable: ML4nXDBM, ML41XDBM
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19810101 To: 19851231 
Keyword: Mortality
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 (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).