LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSMBIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Employment status of working sample mother at birth of child - 1980/1990 classification
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985: Blank - Not coded. See OCSSCIM ('working parent') 1985-20/04/91: 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 See also OCSSFBIM for employment status of father 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 draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Question 6 and Box H
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19830101 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 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).