LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSHWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: Employment status of male LS member stated at death of spouse (1980/1990 classification)
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978: Blank. See OCSSGWI. 1979-20/04/91: 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. See OCSSH9WI.

Coding scheme

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

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Box G(b) If the LS member is female the field is Blank
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19790101 To: 19921231 
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 342 (death registration draft entry form), pp. 24-25 and page 98 (general details), pp. 101-103 (comparability), pp. 136-137 (data quality).