LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSCCBF
Table: LBSF
Short description: Social class of working parent/father (1970 classification) of child of sample father
Full description:  
Coding notes: 0= I Professional
1= II Intermediate
2= III(N) Skilled non-manual
3= III(M) Skilled manual
4= IV Partly-skilled occupations
5= V Unskilled occupations
7= Armed Forces
8= Inadequately described occupations, housewives
9= Full-time students, independent means, no occupation or handicapped
SPACE = birth registered after 1981 Census
Notes: Only births to sample fathers in 1971-78 and 1981 were linked to the LS
Social class should read 'Social class as defined by occupation'
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Birt hs (Form 309) or draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Question 6 and Box H
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Socio-economic
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) p342 (live birth registration draft entry form),p345 (record of live birth form),pp24-25,pp95-96,p108 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), p108 & p136 (data quality).