LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSCGDIM
Table: IDFI
Short description: 1971-1981 social class of working parent of deceased infant.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
0 = I Professional etc occupations
1= II Intermediate occupations
2= III(N) Skilled occupations - non-manual
3= III(M) Skilled occupations - manual
4= IV Partly-skilled occupations
5= V Unskilled occupations
7= HM Forces
8= Inadequately described occupations
9 = Full-time students, independent means, no occupation or handicapped
1979 onwards:
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft death entry (Form 310) Question 6
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Socio-economic
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).