LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSCMBM
Table: SBSM
Short description: Social class as defined by occupation of working sample mother - 1980/1990 classification
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971- 2 Dec 1986: Blank - Not applicable. See OCSCCBM/OCSCFBM 1986-20/04/91: 0-5, 7-9 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 - Not applicable. See OCSC9MBM

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19860101 or after 19910420)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Question 6 and Box H
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19860101 To: 19910420 
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 (stillbirth registration draft entry form), page 25 and pp. 95-96 (general details), pp. 99-101 and page 103 (comparability), page 108 and pp. 125-136 (data quality).