LS variable metadata
Variable: OV8CDCDE
Table: DETH
Short description: Indicator for over 8 conditions causing neonatal death of LS member
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971 - 2 Dec 1986:
Blank
3/12/86 - 31/12/92:
1= over eight 'other conditions' for child
space= eight or less 'other conditions' for child
1993 onwards:
Blank - not applicable

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19860000 or after 19921231)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Neonatal death certificate.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19860101 To: 19931231 
Keyword: Mortality
Classification:  
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 (neonatal death certificate), page 25 and pp. 96-97 (general details), pp. 101-104 (comparability of data), page 108 and pp. 117-121 (data quality).