LS variable metadata
Variable: ORCDC5IM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Original main condition of child/foetus: five-digit code (1986-92)
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985: Blank - Not applicable. See MLCAA1IM/MLCAT1IM 1986-1992: First digit: Blank 2nd-4th digits numeric 001-629, 670-799 (Range controlled by Cause Control file) Fifth digit: numeric 0-9 or '-' Note: 1986: Coded 1799 if no child's original main condition or if maceration only is reported 1987 onwards: Coded 7996 if no child's original main condition. 1993 onwards: Blank - Not applicable. See ICD91IM/ICD91FIM (Non-neonatals) ICD9P1IM/ID9PF1IM (Neonatals) WIGW9IM/WIGW9FIM.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Question 2.
Former name of variable:  
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: 5
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).