LS variable metadata
Variable: OC3GBF
Table: LBSF
Short description: Occupation of working parent/father (1980 classification) of child of sample father.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978: Unused 1979-85: 001-350, 360-362 See 1981 Census Appendix 9 1986 onwards: Occupation of working father 001-362 = as before 363 = househusband 364 = 'no previous job' or similar statement 365 = not stated SPACES = birth outside marriage not jointly registered
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
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Occupation
Classification:  
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: 1981 Census Appendix 9