LS variable metadata
Variable: NUCA3BDE
Table: DETH
Short description: ICD8 nature of injury code for underlying cause of death - first 3 digits.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981:
Applies to ICD8 causes of death E800 - E999 only 800 - 999 = ICD8 'N' codes N800 - N999
space= Not applicable (ICD8 cause of death codes 000-799)
Blank: Cause of death coded to ICD 9th Revision, see NUCA3CDE
Blank - not applicable. See ORCADXDE/ ORCAD3DE
1993 onwards:
Blank - not applicable. See ICD9UDE/ ICD9UFDE

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19810404)

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: 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).