LS variable metadata
Variable: OV8INAIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Over 8 multiple causes of death indicator
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1975, May 1981-1984 onwards
1= More than 8 multiple causes
space= 8 or less multiple cause codes on the deaths draft
Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft death entry (Form 310) Question 8
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
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 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).