Codes used in HLD

The following codes are currently used in HLD data files:

Field name in data file Description (click to get full list of respective codes)
Country Country / area codes
Region Regions
Residence Subpopulations
Ethnicity Ethnicity
SocDem Socio-demographic characteristics
RefCode References

Used to indicate type of life table:
1 - recalculated complete life table
2 - abridged tables calculated from the recalculated complete table
4 - the abridged table recalculated from a published abridged table

See the HLD Methods Protocol for details

Further details on the structure of HLD data files can be found in Data Formats.