LS variable metadata
Variable: SRCFRCDE
Table: DETH
Short description: Death of LS member from fire: source of fire
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
Blank
1979-1992:
space= Underlying cause of death not assigned to fire (causes E890-E899)
0= paraffin, petrol, methylated spirits etc
1= match, paper, cigar, cigarette, pipe, lighter
2= coal, ashes, solid fuel
3= gas and gas equipment
4 = fat, candle, cooking oil
5 = electrical equipment and wiring
8 = other specified causes
9 = cause of fire unspecified
1993 onwards:
Blank

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19790000 or after 19921231)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 8.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19790101 To: 19931231 
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).