LS variable metadata
Variable: NUCA3BWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: ICD8 nature of injury code (1st 3 digits) of underlying cause of death of spouse.
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)
1982-1986:
Blank (Cause of death coded to ICD 9th Revision, see NUCA3CWI)
1986-1992:
Blank. See ORCAD3WI.
1993 onwards:
Blank. See ICD9UWI/ICD9UFWI.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19810404)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 8
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: To: 19810404 
Keyword: Mortality
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 342 (death registration draft entry form), pp. 24-25 and page 98 (general details), pp. 101-103 (comparability), pp. 136-137 (data quality).