LS variable metadata
Variable: STRGXCC
Table: CANC
Short description: Standard region (1971 - 1992)
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1 = Northern
2 = Yorkshire and Humberside
3 = North West
4 = East Midlands
5 = West Midlands
6 = East Anglia
7 = South East
8 = South West
9 = Wales
Space = Outside England and Wales
1993 onwards:
Blank. See STRG93CC.
Notes: From 1991 onwards usual residence codes are OGSS codes, not STATS or CENSUS codes.
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: To: 19921231 
Keyword: Geog
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 article on 'LS event data capture', LS Newsletter, No. 14, June 1996, pp. 2-4