LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSCIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Employment status of working parent/father at birth of child of sample mother, 1970 classification
Full description:  
Coding notes: Births registered 1971-1981:
1= Employee
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
Blank - not coded. See OCSSGBIM (1979-1992) for 'working parent/father' or OCSSMBIM (1983-92) for 'mother'
1993 onwards:
Blank - not coded. See OCSS9FIM (father) or OCSS9MIM (mother)
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
Date range: To: 19810405 
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 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).