LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSGBIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Employment status of working parent/father at birth of child of sample mother, 1980/1990 classification
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
Blank - Not coded. See OCSSCIM ('working parent')
1979-20/04/91:
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 SPACE = others NOTE : 1979-1982 codes apply to 'status of working parent'
1983-1992 codes apply to 'status of father' See also OCSSMBIM for employment status of mother
21/04/91 - 31/12/92 (code 9 changes to 6 and definition is expanded):
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 coded. See OCSS9MIM (mother) or OCSS9FIM (father)
Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for Births (Form 309) or stillbirths (Form 308): Question 6 and Box H
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19790101  
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 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).