LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSHDE
Table: DETH
Short description: Employment status of working parent/husband of deceased LS member (1980/1990 classification)
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
Blank - See OCSSGDE
1979-1982:
Employment status of working parent/husband:
1 = Employee, including members of armed forces
2 = Manager, including members of armed forces
3 = Foreman
4 = Self-employed with employees
5 = Self-employed without employees
9 = Househusbands, full-time students, independent means, no occupation or permanently sick or disabled
SPACE = No occupational data available
1983-20/04/91:
Employment status of working father/husband: (coding as above)
21/04/91 - 31/1/1992: Employment status of working father/husband:
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. See OCSSH9DE

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-8Not coded (before 19790000 or after 19910420)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Box G(b). If the deceased is a woman and married or divorced, or if her marital status is not stated but details of the husband's employment are given, then the husband's details are used. If the deceased is aged under 16, for the years 1979- 1982 details of a working parent are given. After 1983 details of the deceased's father are used. Otherwise the field is Blank.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19790101 To: 19910420 
Keyword: Mortality
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 pp. 96-97 (general details), pp. 101-104 (comparability of data), page 108 and pp. 117-121 (data quality).