LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSGDE
Table: DETH
Short description: Employment status of working parent/husband of deceased LS member (1970 classification) - 1st decade
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981:
1= Employer
2= Manager
3= Foreman
4= Self-employed with employees
5= Self-employed without employees
6= Armed forces and non-workers including full-time students, independent means, no occupation or permanently sick or disabled
space= not applicable (OC3FDE = SPACES)
Blank. See OCSSHDE
1993 onwards:
Blank. See OCSSH9DE

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19810404)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Box H(a) or H(b). If deceased aged under 15 then a parent's occupation is recorded If the deceased is a married or widowed woman then her husband's occupation is recorded.
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) 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).