LS variable metadata
Variable: SEXLSCC
Table: CANC
Short description: Sex (where discrepant).
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1 = Male
2 = Female
& = Not known
Notes: SEXLSCC will only appear if the 'Sex' recorded on the cancer record is discrepant with 'Sex' held on the LS member's core record
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
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Sex
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).
Reference 2: See also SEX & SEXD001 described on LS member's core record, file CORE1 & program specification sheets 2 4 11 1 - 2 4 11