LS variable metadata
Variable: NHSHOCDE
Table: DETHx
Short description: NHS hospital code for death of LS member.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985:
Blank - not applicable
First character A - V (except I, O, Q, R, S, U)
W= Welsh Other characters numeric or spaces
Replaced by 'Hospital code'
First character A - V (except I, O, Q, R, S, U)
W= Wales
Field can also be Blank Second and third characters: numeric in range 01-99 Fourth and fifth characters: NHS hospital code - numeric in range 01-99 or non-NHS hospital alpha/numeric in range A1 - Z9 (excluding I, O, Q, U, V) See Events Appendix 7
1993 onwards:
Blank - not applicable
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 1.
Former name of variable: NHSHOCSADE
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19860101 To: 19931231 
Keyword: Geog
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 5