LS variable metadata
Variable: MLC9A2DE
Table: DETH
Short description: Alpha code (ICD9) for 2nd cause of death of LS member (deaths 1981 - 2 Dec 1986)
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19810405 or after 19870630)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Alpha code for 2nd multiple cause of death code. See MLC9A1DE for more information.
Former name of variable: MLCAC2DDE, MLCA9ACnDDE, MLC9ANDE
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).