LS variable metadata
Variable: NUCA3BIM
Table: IDFI
Short description: ICD8 nature of injury code for underlying cause of death - first three digits.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981:
Applies to ICD8 causes of death E800 - E999 only
800-999 = ICD8 'N' codes N800 - N999
space= Not applicable (ICD8 cause of death codes 000 - 799)
1979 onwards:
Blank (Cause of death coded to ICD 9th Revision, see NUCA3CIM)
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: Text
Length of field: 3
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).