LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSCHDIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Social class based on occupation of working parent/father at death of infant - 1980/1990 classification
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978: Blank - Not coded. See OCSCGDIM 1979-20/04/91: 0-5, 7-9, SPACE 21/04/91-31/12/92: 1-9, SPACE Note: 1979-1982 codes only apply to 'Social class of working parent as defined by occupation'. 1983-1992 codes apply to 'Social class of father as defined by occupation'. 21/04/91-31/12/92: Code 9 contd: ... and/or dependent relative, housewife/husband, full-time student, independent means, permanently sick, no previous occupation or not stated. See OCSCDHIM for full listing of social class codes 1993 onwards: Blank - Not coded. See OCSCD9IM (mother) or OCSCH9IM (father)
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310). Derived from Question 6, H(a) and H(b).
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19790101  
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 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).