LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSCGWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: Social class of male LS member stated at death of spouse (1970 classification)
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981:
0= I Professional, etc occupations
1= II Intermediate occupations
2= III(N) Skilled occupations - non-manual
3= III(M) Skilled occupations - manual
4= IV Partly-skilled occupations
5= V Unskilled occupations
7= HM Forces
8= Inadequately described
9 = Full-time students, independent means, no occupation or permanently sick or disabled
SPACE = not applicable (OC3FWI = SPACES)
Blank. See OCSCHWI.
1993 onwards:
Blank. See OCSCH9WI.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Boxes G(b) and H(b) If the LS member is female the field is Blank
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19811231 
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).