LS variable metadata
Variable: RHACC
Table: CANC
Short description: Regional Health Authority (1971-1992) - part of expanded area code
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981:
A to O, Space. See 1971 Census appendix 12c
See Events Appendix 5
1993 onwards:
Units of measurement:  
Source: Cancer registration data collected by ONS through the National Cancer Registration Scheme.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19921231 
Keyword: Geog
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 344 (shows cancer registration abstract), page 25, pp. 97-98, pp. 104-105 (comparability of data), page 125 and pp. 138- 141 (data quality).
Reference 2: Events Appendix 5
Reference 3: 1971 Census Appendix 12c