LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSCCIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: Social class of working parent at birth of child of sample mother, 1970 classification
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981:
0= I Professional
1= II Intermediate
2= III(N) Skilled non-manual
3= III(M) Skilled manual
4= IV Partly-skilled occupations
5= V Unskilled occupations
7= Armed Forces
8= Inadequately described occupations
9= Full-time students, children, independent means, no occupation or handicapped
SPACE = birth registered after 1981 Census
Blank - not coded. See OCSCGBIM (1979-92) for 'working parent/father' See OCSCMBIM (1983-92) for 'mother'
1993 onwards:
Blank - not coded. See OCSC9MIM (mother) or OCSC9FIM (father)
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for births (Form 309) or 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 343 (death registration draft entry form), page 25 and page 96 (general details), pp. 99-104 (comparability), pp. 141-145 (data quality).