LS variable metadata
Variable: SENSINWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: Indicator of whether deceased spouse of LS member examined after death by doctor.

Variable coded as: SENSINDE
Table: DETH
Short description: Deceased LS member seen after death by certifying doctor/other doctor indicator.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1986 onwards:
A = seen after death by certifying medical practitioner
B= seen after death by other medical practitioner
C= not seen after death by medical practitioner
-9 = not stated
1993 onwards:
1= seen after death by certifying medical practitioner
2 = seen after death by other medical practitioner
3 = not seen after death by medical practitioner
-7 = not known

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19860000)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Box S.
Former name of variable: SENSINDDE
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19860101  
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 pp. 96-97 (general details), pp. 101-104 (comparability of data), page 108 and pp. 117-121 (data quality).