LS variable metadata
Variable: HRSC8CC
Table: CANC
Short description: LS member's father/husband - social class (1981 - 1990) as defined by occupation.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981 (1st decade): Blank.See HRSCCC.
1981-1990 (2nd decade): 1 = Professional, etc occupations; 2 = Intermediate occupations; 3 = Skilled - non-manual; 4 = Skilled - manual; 5 = Partly-skilled occupations; 6 = Unskilled occupations; 7 = Armed forces; 8 = Inadequately described occupations; 9 = Housewives, FT students, indep. Means, no occupation, not stated, handicapped, retired; (see also HRTIN8CC). 1991 onwards: Blank. See HRSC9CC.
Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Cancer registration data collected by ONS through the National Cancer Registration Scheme.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19810101 To: 19901231 
Keyword: Socio-economic
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 1
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 344 (shows cancer registration abstract), page 25, pp. 97-98, pp. 104-105 (comparability of data), page 125 and pp. 138-141 (data quality).