LS variable metadata
Variable: MLC842BM
Table: SBSM
Short description: Multiple cause of stillbirth code for 2nd cause - birth to sample mother
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Source: Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Question 2 three-digit code for 2nd multiple cause of death code, ICD8. See MLC841BM for more details.
Former name of variable: MLCA42DBM,MLCA4nDBM,MLCA4nBM,MLCA42BM
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19810405 
Keyword: Mortality
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Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 3
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).