LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSCGBIM
Table: IDFI
Short description: Social class of working parent of child of sample father (1980 classification)
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
Unused
1979-82:
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, permanently sick in code 9
SPACE = no details of father
Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309) or 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 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).