Sudden death mortality (prior to 2000)
Name sudden_death_onsicd9
Chapter Mortality/Death recording
Sudden death mortality
Data Type Categorical
Data sources ONS
Dictionaries ICD 9
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 02/10/1995 - 31/12/1999
Agreed 29 Oct 2013 (Revision 2)
Category Definition
2 Sudden death
3 Sudden cardiac death
Category assigned based on code list.
Codelist version2
Codelist authorsAnoop Shah, Julie George
Creation date29 Oct 2013
Category (code) ICD10 code ICD10 term
Sudden death (2) 7981 Sudden death, cause unknown ; Instantaneous death
Sudden death (2) 7982 Sudden death, cause unknown ; Death occurring in less than 24 hours from onset of symptoms, not otherwise explained
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