LS variable metadata
Variable: OCCC
Table: CANC
Short description: LS member's occupation (1971 - 1981: 1st decade)
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981:
See 1971 Census Appendix 5
Occupation unit
001-223,
223 = Retired or inadequately described
230 = Student
231 = Independent means
232 = Not stated
-4 = Housewife
(See ONS Classifications of Occupations 1970)

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-9Not coded

Notes: For 1981 onward see OCC8CC and OCC9CC.
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: To: 19801231 
Keyword: Occupation
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 3
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).
Reference 2: 1971 Census Appendix 5