LS variable metadata
Variable: ORCADXIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: ICD9 original underlying cause of death - fourth digit (deaths 1986-92)
Full description:  
Coding notes: Fifth digit of original underlying cause of death ICD9, Numeric or '-' 1971-1985: Blank - Not applicable. See UCDXCIM/UCDEXDIM 1986-1992: Numeric or '-' See Events Appendix 4 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: ORICADEXDIM
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: 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).
Reference 2: Events Appendix 4