LS variable metadata
Variable: ORCAD3IM
Table: IDMI
Short description: ICD9 three-digit original underlying cause of death - deaths 1986-92
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985: Blank - Not applicable. See UCD3CIM/UCDE3DIM 1986 onwards: Blank unless ICD Rule 3 has been applied (see RUL3INIM). If so, the ICD9 code applies to the cause of death stated in Part I of Question 8. 001-999 = ICD9 code 001-799 or E800-E999 1993 onwards: Blank - Not applicable. See ICD9UIM/ICD9UFIM/WIGW9IM/WIGW9FIM.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 8.
Former name of variable: ORICADE3DI
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19860101 To: 19921231 
Keyword: Mortality
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 3
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).