LS variable metadata
Variable: NUCAXCWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: ICD9 fourth digit of nature of injury/secondary cause code for death of spouse.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
Blank (Cause of death coded to ICD 8th Revision, see NUCAXBWI)
1979-1986:
IF UCDE3DWI= 001-799, NUCAXCWI refers to the 'E' (external causes) code at NUCA3CWI IF UCDE3DWI= 800-999, NUCAXCWI refers to the 'N' (nature of injury) code at NUCA3CWI 0-9 = fourth digit of secondary cause/nature of injury code '-' = secondary cause/nature of injury code applies but has no fourth digit SPACE = no secondary cause/nature of injury code applies (NUCA3CWI = SPACES)
1986-1992:
Blank. See ORCAD3WI/ ORCADXWI.
1993 onwards:
Blank. See ICD9UWI/ ICD9UFWI.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19790101 or after 19921231)

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: 19861231 
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).