LS variable metadata
Variable: UCDXCIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: ICD8 4th digit of underlying cause of death (1971-1981 Census )
Full description:  
Coding notes: Deaths 1971-1978 Census: ICD8 codes 0 - 9, '-' See Events Appendix 2 Deaths 1979-1992: Blank (Cause of death coded to ICD 9th revision, see UCDEXDIM) 1993 onwards: Blank - see ICD9UIM/ICD9UFIM/WIGW9IM/WIGW9FIM
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 8
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19781231 
Keyword: Mortality
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 page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).
Reference 2: Events Appendix 2