LS variable metadata
Variable: MLC943DE
Table: DETH
Short description: ICD9 cause code for 3rd cause of death of LS member (deaths 1981 - 2 Dec 1986)
Full description: Four-digit code for 3rd multiple cause of death, ICD9. See MLC941DE.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19810405 or after 19870630)

Units of measurement:  
Former name of variable: MLCA43DDE, MLCA94nDDE, MLC94NDE
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).