LS variable metadata
Variable: OCDTS8CC
Table: CANC
Short description: LS member's occupational status (1981 - 1990: 2nd decade).
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981 (1st decade):
1981-1991 (2nd decade):
1 = Manager
2 = Foreman
3 = Ordinary worker
Space = not stated
Note: 1981-1987 - If occupation code is 350,362, 8-space or 9-space then 'status code' will be space If occupation code is 360 then 'status code' will be 3 1988-1990: If occupation code is 350, 360, 361, 362, 8-space or 9-space then 'status code' will be space
1991 onwards:
Blank. Not applicable. See OCDTS9CC.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Cancer registration data collected by ONS through the National Cancer Registration Scheme.
Former name of variable: OCDTSS8CC
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19810101 To: 19901231 
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) 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).