LS variable metadata
Variable: NHSDHDE
Table: DETH
Short description: NHS DHA code of usual residence (part of expanded area code)
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1986:
Blank - Not applicable
1987-1992:
500-882 See Events appendix 5.
1st character = 1st character of DHA code used by NHS
2nd character = 2nd character of DHA code used by NHS
3rd character = 3rd character of DHA code used by NHS
1993 onwards:
Blank - not applicable

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19870000 or after 19921231)

Notes: This is a new variable formed by merging NHSDH1DE, NHSDH2DE & NHSDH3DE as part of the data transfer from ICL to Model 204 environment See also program specification sheet 2 4 5 1 - 2 4 5 9
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 6. Applies if year of registration of death is greater than 1986.
Former name of variable: NHSDH1DE, NHSDH2DE, NHSDH3DE
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19870101 To: 19931231 
Keyword: Geog
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 3
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).
Reference 2: Events Appendix 5