LS variable metadata
Variable: MLC8T1DE
Table: DETH
Short description: Type of ICD8 code of 1st cause of death of LS member
Full description:  
Coding notes: Deaths 1971-1981:
Type of 1st multiple cause of death ICD8
Deaths 1981 - 2 Dec 1986:
Not applicable. See OTCLD1DE/ OTYMO1DE
Deaths 1993 onwards:
See ICD91DE/ ICD91FDE(Non-Neonatals) or ICD9P1DE/ ID9PF1DE (Neonatals)

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19810404)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 8.
Former name of variable: MLCT1DDE, MLCA8TnDDE, MLC8TNDE
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).