LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSCCNB
Table: NBIR
Short description: Social class, as defined by occupation, of working parent (1970 classification) of new birth on LS date
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971 - April 81:
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
April 1981-1992:
Blank - Not applicable. See OCSCFNB
1993 onwards:
Blank - Not applicable. See OCSC9FNB/OCSC9MNB

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19810405)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309): Question 6 and Box H
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19810405 
Keyword: Socio-economic
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) p342 (live birth registration draft entry form), p345 (record of live birth form), pp24-25, pp94-95 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), pp109-115 (data quality).