LS variable metadata
Variable: NUCXCDIM
Table: IDFI
Short description: ICD9 nature of injury code for underlying cause of death - fourth digit.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981:
Blank
1979 onwards:
Applies to ICD9 causes of death E800-E999 only on codes 800-999
0 -9 = Fourth digit of ICD9 'N' codes
space= Not applicable
Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310 ): Question 8.
Former name of variable: NUCAXCDIM
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Mortality
Classification:  
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).