Sudden death (primary care)
Name sudden_death_gprd
Chapter Mortality/Death recording
Definition
Sudden death, including sudden cardiac death, recorded in GPRD.
Data Type Categorical
Data sources GPRD
Dictionaries Read
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1900 - 25/03/2010
Agreed 05/05/2011 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
0 No record of sudden death
1 Possible sudden death
2 Sudden death
3 Sudden cardiac death
Implementation
Category assigned based on code list.
Codelist version1
Codelist authorsJulie George, Emily Herrett, Liam Smeeth, Harry Hemingway
Creation date12 May 2011
Category (code) Read code Read term CPRD Medcode
Possible sudden death (1) 22J1.00 O/E - dead - unexpected 35520
Possible sudden death (1) 22J3.00 O/E - dead - unattended death 30500
Possible sudden death (1) 9498.00 Dead on arrival at hospital 30327
Possible sudden death (1) 949C.00 Patient died in GP surgery 67519
Possible sudden death (1) 94A..00 Unexpected death-Coroner told 17680
Possible sudden death (1) 94F..00 Unexpected death 58563
Possible sudden death (1) R211.00 [D]Instantaneous death 15986
Possible sudden death (1) R213.00 [D]Unattended death 15337
Possible sudden death (1) R213000 [D]Found after death, unknown cause of death 32129
Possible sudden death (1) R213100 [D]Found dead 7962
Possible sudden death (1) R213z00 [D]Unattended death NOS 56106
Sudden death (2) 22J4.00 O/E - dead - sudden death 23075
Sudden death (2) R21..00 [D]Sudden death, cause unknown 6811
Sudden death (2) R212.00 [D]Death less than 24 hours from onset of illness 61220
Sudden death (2) R212z00 [D]Death less than 24 hours from onset of illness NOS 93203
Sudden death (2) R21z.00 [D]Sudden death, cause unknown NOS 23830
Sudden death (2) RyuC100 [X]Other sudden death, cause unknown 73130
Sudden cardiac death (3) G575100 Sudden cardiac death, so described 21195
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