LS variable metadata
Variable: MLC9T1WI
Table: WDOW
Short description: Type of ICD9 code of 1st cause of death of spouse (deaths 1982 - 1986)
Full description:  
Coding notes: Deaths 1971-1981:
Not applicable, see MLC8T1WI
Deaths 1982 - 2 Dec 1986:
Indicates the type of ICD9 cause of death code ' ' = Non-'E' cause of death code (ie ICD9 multiple cause code 001-799)
E= 'E' cause of death code (E800-E999)
X = ONS special cause of death code
Deaths 3 Dec 1986 - 31 Dec 1992:
Not applicable, see ORCAD3WI/ ORCADXWI
Deaths 1993 onwards:
Not applicable, see ICD91WI/ICD9F1WI

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19810405 or after 19870630)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 8
Former name of variable: MLCAT1DWI, MLCA9TnDWI, MLC9TNWI
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19810405 To: 19861202 
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 342 (death registration draft entry form), pp. 24-25 and page 98 (general details), pp. 101-103 (comparability), pp. 136-137 (data quality).