LS variable metadata
Variable: SEG8CC
Table: CANC
Short description: LS member - socio-economic group (1981-1990)
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981 - (1st decade):
Blank. See SEGCC.
1981-1990 - (2nd decade):
01 = Managers (SEG 1.2 and 2.2)
02 = Professional workers - employees (SEG 4)
03 = Ancillary workers and artists (SEG5 1)
04 = Foremen and supervisors - non-manual (SEG 5.2)
05 = Junior non-manual workers (SEG 6)
06 = Personal service workers (SEG 7)
07 = Foremen and supervisors - manual (SEG 8)
08 = Skilled manual workers (SEG 9)
09 = Semi-skilled manual workers (SEG 10)
10 = Unskilled manual workers (SEG 11)
11 = Farmers - employers and managers (SEG 13)
12 = Agricultural workers (SEG 15)
13 = Armed forces (SEG 16)
14 = Inadequately described (SEG 17)
15 = Not stated (SEG 17)
1991 onwards (3rd decade):
Blank. See SEG9CC.
Notes: Socio-economic group derived from cross-classification of occupation and status.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Cancer registration data collected by ONS through the National Cancer Registration Scheme.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range: From: 19810101 To: 19901231 
Keyword: Socio-economic
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 344 (shows cancer registration abstract), page 25, pp. 97-98, pp. 104-105 (comparability of data), page 125 and pp. 138-141 (data quality) and pages 63 and 65 (changes in coding of SEG).