LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSCCBM
Table: SBSM
Short description: Social class (as defined by occupation) of working parent (1970 classification) of child of sample mother
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981:
0= I Professional
1= II Intermediate
2= III(N) Skilled nonmanual
3= III(M) Skilled manual
4= IV Partly-skilled occupations
5= V Unskilled occupations
7= Armed Forces
8= Inadequately described occupations, housewives
9= Full-time students, independent means, no occupation or handicapped
space = Birth registered after 1981 Census
April 1981 - 1992:
Blank - not applicable. See OCSCFBM
1993 onwards:
Blank - not applicable. See OCSC9FBM/ OCSC9MBM.

Coding scheme

-8Not coded (before 19710101 or after 19810405)

Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for stillbirths Form 308: draft entry for stillbirths (Form 308): Question 6 and Box H
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19810405 
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 342 (stillbirth registration draft entry form), page 25 and pp. 95-96 (general details), pp. 99-101 and page 103 (comparability), page 108 and pp. 125-136 (data quality).