LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSGDIM
Table: IDFI
Short description: 1971-1978 employment status of working parent of deceased infant.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
1= employee
2= manager
3= foreman
4= self-employed with employees
5= self-employed without employees
9= Armed forces and non-workers including 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).