LS variable metadata
Variable: OCDC3FDE
Table: DETH
Short description: Occupation of deceased LS member (1970 classification) - 1st decade (1971 - 1981)
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1974:
001 - 223 (see 1971 Census Appendix 5)
230 = full-time student
231 = independent means
232 = permanently sick
777= ever-married women not in paid employment (including housewives)
-9 = aged under 15
1975 - April 1981:
As above except that 15-year-olds are all coded as occupation unit 230 (full-time students)

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19810405)

Notes: For April 1981 to 1992 see OCDC3HDE (Coded to 1980 Classification of Occupations). For 1993 onwards see OCDC39DE (Coded to 1990 Occupation Component Codes).
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 6.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: To: 19810405 
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 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and pp. 96-97 (general details), pp. 101-104 (comparability of data), page 108 and pp. 117-121 (data quality).
Reference 2: 1971 Census Appendix 5