LS variable metadata
Variable: MLC948DE
Table: DETH
Short description: ICD9 cause code for 8th cause of death of LS member (deaths 1981 - 2 Dec 1986)
Full description:  
Coding notes: Deaths 1971-1981:
Not applicable. See MLC848DE
Deaths 1982 - 2 Dec 1986:
See MLC941DE
Deaths 3 Dec 1986 - 31 Dec 1992:
Not applicable. See OCCDX8DE/ OTCCD8DE/ OCMOX8DE/ OTCMO8DE
Deaths 1993 onwards:
Not applicable. See ICD98DE/ICD98FDE (Non-neonatals) or ICD9P8DE/ID9PF8DE (Neonatals)

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19810405 or after 19870630)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 8 and Box J.
Former name of variable: MLCA48DDE, MLCA94nDE, MLC94NDE
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: To: 19810405 
Keyword: Mortality
Classification:  
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).