LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSCBM
Table: SBSM
Short description: Employment status of working parent (1970 classification) birth to sample mother
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:
Blank - not applicable. See OCSSFBM/ OCSSMBM/ OCSS9FBM/ OCSS9MBM.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19810405)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Question 6 and Box H
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: To: 19810405 
Keyword: Socio-economic
Classification:  
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).