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
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)
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 6.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19781231 
Keyword: Socio-economic
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