LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSFDIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: 1971-1978 occupation of working parent/husband at death of child.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
Occupation units 001-223 and 230-232
230 = Student
231 = Independent means
232 = No occupation, handicapped
See 1971 Census Appendix 5
1979-1992:
Blank - not coded. See OC3HDIM (1979-1992) for 'working parent/father' or OCDC3HIM (1983-92) for 'mother'
1993 onwards:
Blank - not coded. See OC39HIM for Occupation Component Codes (father) or OCDC39IM for Occupation Component Codes (mother) or SC90HFIM for Standard Occup.Classification (father) or SC90DMIM for Standard Occup.Classification (mother)
Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 6.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: To: 19781231 
Keyword: Socio-economic
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 3
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).
Reference 2: 1971 Census Appendix 5