LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSGWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: Employment status of male LS member stated at death of spouse (1970 classification) - 1st widowhood
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 perm. sick or disabled
space= not applicable (OC3FWI = SPACES)
Blank. See OCSSHWI.
1993 onwards:
Blank. See OCSSH9WI.

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19810404)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Box H(b) If the LS member is female the field is Blank
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19810404 
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 342 (death registration draft entry form), pp. 24-25 and page 98 (general details), pp. 101-103 (comparability), pp. 136-137 (data quality).