LS variable metadata
Variable: RECTYPE
Table: DETH
Short description: LS member's death record.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 56 =LS member's death
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310).
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: LS
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and pp. 96-97 (general details), pp. 101-104 (comparability of data), page 108 and pp. 117-121 (data quality).