LS variable metadata
Variable: MLC8A4DE
Table: DETH
Short description: Alpha code (ICD8) for 4th cause of death of LS member (deaths April 1971 - April 1981)
Full description: Alpha code for 4th multiple cause of death code ICD8. See MLC8A1DE for more information.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19810404)

Units of measurement:  
Former name of variable: MLCA8ACnDDE, MLC8ANDE
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: 1
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).