LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSCDHWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: Social class as defined by occupation, of deceased spouse of LS member (1980/1990 classification) - 1st widowhood
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
Blank. See OCSCDFWI.
0-5, 7-9, SPACE
21/04/91 - 31/12/92:
1-9 Code 9 is expanded as follows: '...and/or dependent relative, housewife/husband , full-time student, independent means, permanently sick, no previous occupation or not stated'
1993 onwards:
Blank. See OCSCD9WI.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 6
Former name of variable: OCSCDCHWI
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19790101 To: 19921231 
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), page 342 (death registration draft entry form), pp. 24-25 and page 98 (general details), pp. 101-103 (comparability), pp. 136-137 (data quality).