LS variable metadata
Variable: NUCAXBWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: ICD8 nature of injury code (4th digit) of underlying cause of death of spouse.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981:
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)
1981-1986:
Blank (Cause of death coded to ICD 9th Revision, see NUCAXCWI)
1986-1992:
Blank. See ORCAD3WI/ ORCADXWI.
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: 1
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).