LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSFNB
Table: NBIR
Short description: Employment status of working parent/father of new birth on LS date - 1980/1990 classification
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978: Not applicable. See OCSSCNB 1979-82: Indicates employment status of working father 1-5, 9, SPACE 1983-20/04/91: Indicates employment status of working father 1-5, 9, SPACE 1 = Employee (including housewives) 2 = Manager 3 = Foreman 4 = Self-employed with employees 5 = Self-employed without employees 9 = Non-workers including full-time students, housewives, children, independent means, no occupation or handicapped Note: For this period Armed forces are coded to categories 1 and 2 21/04/91 - 31/12/92: 1-6, SPACE 1 = Employee 2 = Manager 3 = Foreman 4 = Self-employed with employees 5 = Self-employed without employees 6 = Armed forces and non-workers, including full-time students, children, independent means, no occupation or handicapped, permanently sick, dependent relative, housewife/husband, no previous occupation or not stated. 1993 onwards: Blank - Not applicable. See OCSS9FBM/OCSS9MBM

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19790101 or after 19910420)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309): Question 6 and Box H
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19790101 To: 19910420 
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) 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).