LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSC9MBM
Table: SBSM
Short description: Social class (1993 onwards) of mother (LSM). Still birth to sample mother.

Variable coded as: OCSC9FBM
Table: LBSM
Short description: Social class (1993 onwards) of father (LSM's spouse). Live birth to sample mother.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1993 onwards:
1=I Professional Occupations
2=II Managerial and Technical Occupations
3=IIIN Skilled Non-manual Occupations
4=IIIM Skilled Manual Occupations
5=IV Partly-Skilled Occupations
6=V Unskilled Occupations
7= Armed Forces
8= Inadequately Described
9= Not stated

Coding scheme

-5Not known
-5Not known
-8Not coded (before 19910421)
-9Not known

Notes: For 1971-1981 see OCSCCBM. For 1981-1992 see OCSCFBM.
Units of measurement:  
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: From: 19910421 To: 20010429 
Keyword: Socio-economic
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 1