LS variable metadata
Variable: ORCADXWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: ICD9 4th digit of original underlying cause of death of spouse (1986- 1992)
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985: Blank. See UCDE3CWI/UCDEXCWI/UCAFICWI. 1986-1992: Blank unless ICD Rule 3 has been applied (see RUL3INWI) If so, the ICD9 code applies to the cause of death stated in Part I of Question 8 0-9 = Fourth digit of ICD9 code '-' = No fourth digit applies to cause of death code 1993 onwards: Blank. See ICD9UWI/ICD9UFWI.

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19860101 or after 19921231)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 8
Former name of variable: ORICADEXWI
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 342 (death registration draft entry form), pp. 24-25 and page 98 (general details), pp. 101-103 (comparability), pp. 136-137 (data quality).