LS variable metadata
Variable: NUCAXBIM
Table: IDFI
Short description: ICD8 nature of injury code for underlying cause of death - fourth digit.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
Applies to ICD8 causes of death E800 - E999 only.
0 - 9 = Fourth digit of ICD8 'N' codes. Used only for N960 - N999
SPACE = Not applicable (ICD8 cause of death 000 - 799 or nature of injury code N800 - N959)
1979 onwards:
Blank: Cause of death coded to ICD 9th Revision)
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310 ): Question 8.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Mortality
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 2
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).