LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSCBF
Table: LBSF
Short description: Employment status of working parent/father (1970 classification) -birth to sample father
Full description:  
Coding notes: Births registered 1971-1981:
1= Employee (including housewives)
2= Manager
3= Foreman
4= Self-employed with employees
5= Self-employed without employees
9= Armed forces and non-workers, including full-time students, children, independent means, no occupation or handicapped
Births registered after 1981 Census:
SPACE
Notes: Only births to sample fathers in 1971-78 and 1981 were linked to the LS
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309) or draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Question 6 and Box H
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Socio-economic
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) p342 (live birth registration draft entry form),p345 (record of live birth form),pp24-25,pp95-96,p108 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), p108 & p136 (data quality).