LS variable metadata
Variable: SICD1CC
Table: CANC
Short description: Subsite of growth ICD9.
Full description: Fourth digit of the four digit ICD9 code. The first three digits describe the site (eg bone and articular cartilage). The fourth digit describes the subsite (eg lower jaw bone).
Coding notes: See Events Appendix 4
Only used when combined with first three digits of ICD code

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-9Not coded
-5Not known
-4Not known

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Cancer registration data collected by OPCS/ONS through the cancer registration scheme of England and Wales
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19790101 To: 19941231 
Keyword: Diagnosis
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times: ICCSXBCC,SICD10CC
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 4b