LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSCHDIM
Table: IDFI
Short description: Social class of working parent of deceased infant
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
1979 onwards:
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, and housewives
Space = occupational unit missing
Notes: 1971-1982 codes apply to 'Social class of working parent as defined by occupation' 1983 onwards, same code range but codes apply to 'Social class of father as defined by occupation'
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft death entry (Form 310) derived from Question 6, H (a) and H(b)
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).