LS variable metadata
Variable: MLC48DIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: ICD8/9 four-digit cause code for 8th multiple cause of death
Full description: See MLC41DIM for description.
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Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
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Date range: To: 19810405 
Keyword: Mortality
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Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 4
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995), page 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).