LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSCNB
Table: NBIR
Short description: Employment status of working parent/father of new birth on LS date - 1970 classification
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, independent means, no occupation or handicapped
Births registered after 1981 Census:
Blank - Not applicable. See OCSSFNB/ OCSSMNB/ OCSS9FNB/ OCSS9MNB

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19810405)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309): 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) p342 (live birth registration draft entry form), p345 (record of live birth form), pp24-25, pp94-95 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), pp109-115 (data quality).