LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSCDHIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Social class as defined by occupation of working mother at death of infant - 1980/1990 classification
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1982:
Blank - not coded. See OCSCGDIM.
1983-20/04/91:
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
9 = Full-time students, children, independent means, no occupation or handicapped See also OCSCHDIM for 'working parent/father (1979-92)'
21/04/91-31/12/92:
Coding is 1-9 (not 0-5, 7-9) & code 9 is amended -
1 = I Professional
2 = II Intermediate
3 = III(N) Skilled non-manual
4 = III(M) Skilled manual
5 = IV Partly-skilled occupations
6 = V Unskilled occupations
7 = Armed Forces
8 = Inadequately described occupations
9 = Full-time students, children, independent means, no occupation, handicapped and/or dependent relative, housewife/husband, permanently sick, no previous occupation or not stated.
1993 onwards:
Blank - not coded. See OCSCD9IM (mother) or OCSCH9IM (father)
Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft death entry (Form 310) Question 6 and H (a)
Former name of variable: OCSCDCHDIM
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19830101 To: 19921231 
Keyword: Socio-economic
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 page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).