LS variable metadata
Variable: OCRTCHDE
Table: DETH
Short description: Retired/occupation assigned indicator for deceased LS member/mother of deceased
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
If the deceased aged <16 details of a working parent are used.
1= not retired, definite occupation
3= retired, definite occupation
space= OCDC3HDE is ' '
If the deceased aged <16 details of their mother are used.
1993 onwards:
Blank. See OCRTD9DE

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19790000 or after 19910420)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 6 or, if aged under 16, Box G(a) or G(b)
Former name of variable: OCRTDCHDE
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19790101 To: 19910420 
Keyword: Occupation
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 1
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).