LS variable metadata
Variable: DEFR1IM
Table: IDFI
Short description: Infant death from fire - source of fire.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
Where underlying cause of death assigned to E890-E899
0= Paraffin, petrol, methylated spirit etc
1= Match, paper, cigar, cigarette, pipe, cigarette 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 = Unspecified
Space = Underlying cause assigned other than E890-E899
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 8.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Mortality
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995), page 343 (neonatal death certificate and death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).