LS variable metadata
Variable: RNOTRECC
Table: CANC
Short description: Reason not registered (1971-1978)
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
-9 if visit code (VICC) = 1 or 3
If visit code (VICC) = 9 the following codes are used:
1 = Too advanced to attend hospital
2 = Private treatment
3 = Refusal to attend hospital
4 = Out-patient only
5 = Other reason for not attending hospital
6 = Not known reason for not attending hospital
7 = Domicillary visit
8 = Non-malignant hospital case
9 = Other reason not registered by hospital
0 = No reply from GP
& = Non-malignant GP case
-4 = Pre-registry case
1979 onwards:
If anniversary year is 79+ reason will be space
Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Cancer registration data collected by ONS through the National Cancer Registration Scheme.
Former name of variable: RNNOTRECC
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: To: 19781231 
Keyword: Diagnosis
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 344 (shows cancer registration abstract), page 25, pp. 97-98, pp. 104-105 (comparability of data), page 125 and pp. 138-141 (data quality).