LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSMBM
Table: LBSM
Short description: Employment status of working mother, birth to sample mother - 1980 classification
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1985:
Blank- not applicable
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 onwards:
Blank - not applicable

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19860101 or after 19910421)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for bir ths (Form 309) Question 6 and Box H
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19860101 To: 19910421 
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) p342 (live birth registration draft entry form), p345(record of live birth form), pp24-25, pp95-96 and p108 (general details), pp99-101 (comparability of data), p108 and pp125-136 (data quality).