LS variable metadata
Variable: OC3FBF
Table: LBSF
Short description: Occupation of working parent/father (1970 classification) of child of sample father.
Full description:  
Coding notes: Births registered in 1971-1981:
001-223, 230-232
230 = Student
231 = Independent means
232 = No occupation or handicapped
See 1971 Census Appendix 5
Births registered after 1981 Census:
Notes: Only births to sample fathers in 1971-78 and 1981 were linked to the LS
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309) or Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Question 6
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Occupation
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) p342 (live birth registration draft entry form),p345 (record of live birth form),pp24-25,pp95-96,p108 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), p108 & p136 (data quality).
Reference 2: 1971 Census Appendix 5