LS variable metadata
Variable: OCRTHDIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Retired/assigned status (1980) of working parent/father at death of child
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
1979 onwards:
1= Not retired, definite occupation
3= Retired, definite occupation
space= missing occupational unit
Note: 1979-1982 codes to 'Retired assigned of working parent' 1983 onwards, codes apply to 'Retired assigned of father'
1993 onwards:
Blank - not coded. See OCRTD9IM (mother) or OCRTH9IM (father)
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft death entry (Form 310) derived from Question 6
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19790101  
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 page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).