LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSGBIM
Table: IDFI
Short description: Employment status of working parent of child of sample father, 1980 classification
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
1=Employee (including housewives)
4=Self-employed with employees
5=self employed without employees
9=Armed forces, full-time students, children, independent means, no occupation or handicapped
1983 onwards: = occupation of working father
Codes as before except housewives included in 9 and armed forces in 1 and 2
SPACE=no details of father
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309) or stillbirths (Form 308): Question 6 and Box H
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).