LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSCFBF
Table: SBSF
Short description: Social class of working parent/father (1980 classification) of child of sample father
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978: Unused 1979-81: 0=Professional 1=Intermediate 2=Skilled non-manual 3=Skilled manual 4=Partly skilled 5=Unskilled 7=Armed forces 8=Inadequately described occupations, housewives 9=Full-time students, children, independent means, no occupation or handicapped 1983 onwards: Occupation of working father Codes as before except househusbands in 9
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 stillbirths (Form 308): Question 6 and Box H
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Socio-economic
Classification:  
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), page 342 (stillbirth registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 95 (general details), pp. 99-101 and page 103 (comparability), page 108 and page 136 (data quality).