LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSDFDE
Table: DETH
Short description: Employment status of deceased LS member (1970 classification) - 1st decade (71-81)
Full description:  
Coding notes: 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, independent means, no occupation or permanently sick or disabled
space = not applicable (OCDC3FDE = SPACES or '- ')
1993 onwards:
Blank. See OCSSD9DE

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19810404)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 6 and Box H(a)
Former name of variable: OCSSDCFDE
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 pp. 96-97 (general details), pp. 101-104 (comparability of data), page 108 and pp. 117- 121 (data quality).