LS variable metadata
Variable: MLC842DE
Table: DETH
Short description: ICD8 multiple cause code for 2nd cause of death of LS member (deaths April 1971 - April 1981)
Full description: Four-digit code for 2nd multiple cause of death coding. See MLC841DE for more information.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19810404)

Units of measurement:  
Former name of variable: MLCA42DDE, MLCA84nDDE, MLC84NDE
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19810405 
Keyword: Mortality
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
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 pp. 96-97 (general details), pp. 101-104 (comparability of data), page 108 and pp. 117-121 (data quality).