LS variable metadata
Variable: OCRTHDIM
Table: IDFI
Short description: 1979 onwards: Retired/assigned status of working parent.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
1979 onwards:
1= Not retired, definite occupation
3= Retired, definite occupation
space= missing occupational unit
Notes: 1979-1982 codes to 'Retired assigned of working parent' 1983 onwards, codes apply to 'Retired assigned of father'
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft death entry (Form 310) derived from Question 6.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Occupation
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
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).