LS variable metadata
Variable: OCDTY8CC
Table: CANC
Short description: LS member - Industry (1981 onwards).
Full description:  
Coding notes: Numeric in range 000-990, 998, 999
998 = inadequately described
1981-1987: If occupation code is 350, 362, -6 or -7 then Industry code will be -9
1988 onwards: If occupation code is 350, 360, 361, 362, -6 or -7 then industry code will be -9

Coding scheme

-9Not coded or missing
-5Not known

Notes: Applies from 1981 onwards. For 1971-1981 see OCDTIYCC.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Cancer registration data collected by ONS through the National Cancer Registration Scheme.
Former name of variable: OCDTIY8CC
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19810101  
Keyword: Occupation
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).