LS variable metadata
Variable: SEGCC
Table: CANC
Short description: LS member's socio-economic group: Any cancer 1979-1981.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
Blank
1979-1981:
01 = Managers
02 = Professional workers - employees
03 = Ancillary workers and artists
04 = Foremen and supervisors - non-manual
05 = Junior non-manual workers
06 = Personal service workers
07 = Foremen and supervisors - manual
08 = Skilled manual workers
09 = Semi-skilled manual workers
10 = Unskilled manual workers
11 = Farmers - employers and managers
12 = Agricultural workers
13 = Armed forces
14 = Inadequately described
15 = Not stated
1981 onwards (2nd & 3rd decades):
Blank. Not applicable.
Notes: Need to check definition of 'spaces' and 'other' code values
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: 19790101 To: 19801231 
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).