LS variable metadata
Variable: UCDE3CWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: ICD8 first 3 digits of underlying cause of death of spouse (deaths 1971-1981)
Full description:  
Coding notes: Deaths 1971-1981 Census: ICD8 codes 000-799 or ICD8 'E' codes 800-999 See Events Appendix 2 Deaths after 1981 Census until 1992: Blank (Cause of death coded to ICD 9th revision, see UCDE3DWI) Deaths 1993 onwards: Blank. See ICD9UWI/ICD9UFWI.

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19810404)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 8
Former name of variable: UCADE3CWI
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19810404 
Keyword: Mortality
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 3
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995), page 342 (death registration draft entry form), pp. 24-25 and page 98 (general details), pp. 101-103 (comparability), pp. 136-137 (data quality).
Reference 2: Events Appendix 2