LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSHDIM
Table: IDFI
Short description: Employment status (1979+) of working parent of deceased infant
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
1= Employee (including housewives)
2= Manager
3= Foreman
4= Self-employed with employees
5= Self-employed without employees
9= Armed forces and non-workers, including full-time students, children,independent means, no occupation or handicapped
1983 onwards:
1 = Employee including armed forces
2 = Manager including armed forces
3 = Foreman excluding armed forces
4 = Self-employed with employees
5 = Self-employed without employees
9 = Non-workers including housewives, full-time students, independent means, no occupation or permanently sick
space = occupation unit missing
Notes: 1971-1982 codes apply to 'status of working parent' 1983+, codes apply to 'status of father'
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft death entry (Form 310) 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).