LS variable metadata
Variable: NUCAXBIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: ICD8 nature of injury code for underlying cause of death - fourth digit.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981:
Applies to ICD8 causes of death E800 - E999 only
0 -9= 4th 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)
1981-1986:
Blank: Cause of death coded to ICD 9th Revision - See NUCXCDIM
1986-1992:
Blank - not coded. See ORCADXIM/ ORCAD3IM
1993 onwards:
Blank - not coded. See ICD9UIM/ ICD9UFIM/ ICD9SCIM/ ICD9SFIM
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: From: 19790101 To: 19931231 
Keyword: Mortality
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 1
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).