LS variable metadata
Variable: OCRTHDE
Table: DETH
Short description: Retired/occupation assigned indicator of working parent/husband of LS member
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
Blank - See OCRTGDE
1979-1982:
Retired indicator of working parent/husband -
1 = Not retired, definite occupation
3 = Retired, definite occupation
SPACE = OC3HDE is Blank
1983-1992:
Retired indicator of father/husband - Codes as above
1993 onwards:
Blank - See OCRTH9DE

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19790000 or after 19910420)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Box G(b). If the deceased is a woman and married or divorced, or if her marital status is not stated but details of her husband's occupation are given, then her husband's details are used. If the deceased is aged under 16, for the years 1979-1982 details of a working parent are used. After 1983 details of the deceased's father are used. Otherwise the field is Blank.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19790101 To: 19910420 
Keyword: Occupation
Classification:  
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).