LS variable metadata
Variable: ORCDM5IM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Original main condition of mother - five-digit code (1986-1992)
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985: Blank - Not coded. 1986: First digit: Blank 2nd-4th digits numeric 001-799 (Range controlled by Cause Control file) Fifth digit: numeric 0-9 or '-' Coded 7999 if no 'mothers original main condition' 1987-1992: As 1986 but coded 7996 if no 'mother's original main condition' 1993 onwards: Blank - Not coded. See WIGW9IM/WIGW9FIM.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Neonatal death certificate, stillbirth draft entry form 308, Question 2
Former name of variable: ORICDMO5IM
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 (neonatal death certificate), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).