LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSDFWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: Employment status of deceased spouse of LS member (1970 classification) - 1st widowhood
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 perm. sick or disabled
space= not applicable (OCDC3FWI = SPACES or '- ')
1982-1992:
Blank. See OCSSDHWI.
1993 onwards:
Blank. See OCSSD9WI.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19810404)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 6 & Box H(a)
Former name of variable: OCSSDCFWI
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: To: 19810404 
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 (death registration draft entry form), pp. 24-25 and page 98 (general details), pp. 101-103 (comparability), pp. 136-137 (data quality).