LS variable metadata
Variable: MLCAA4IM
Table: IDMI
Short description: ICD8/9 Alpha code for 4th multiple cause of death
Full description:  
Coding notes: Applies to first and second decade - ICD8/9. See MLCAA1IM
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 8
Former name of variable:  
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 page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).