LS variable metadata
Variable: UCDE3DWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: ICD9 3-digit final underlying cause of death of spouse (deaths 1979-1992)
Full description:  
Coding notes: Deaths 1971-1978: Blank (Cause of death coded to ICD 8th Revision, see UCDE3CWI) Deaths 1979-1992: 000-999 corresponding to ICD9 cause of death codes 001-799 and E800-E999 Deaths 1993 onwards: Blank. See ICD9UWI/ICD9UFWI.

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19790101 or after 19911231)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 8
Former name of variable: UCADE3DWI
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19790101 To: 19921231 
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).