LS variable metadata
Variable: UCDXCIM
Table: IDFI
Short description: ICD8 4th digit of underlying cause of death (deaths 1971-1981 Census)
Full description:  
Coding notes: Deaths 1971-1978 Census:
ICD8 codes 0 - 9, '-' See Events Appendix 2 Deaths from
1979 onwards:
Blank - cause of death coded to ICD 9th revision, see UCDEXDIM
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: 2
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