LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSCDFWI
Table: WDOW
Short description: Social class of deceased spouse of LS member (1970 classification) - 1st widowhood
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981:
0= I Professional etc, occupations
1= II Intermediate occupations
2= III(N) Skilled non-manual occupations
3= III(M) Skilled manual occupations
4= IV Partly-skilled occupations
5= V Unskilled occupations
7= HM Forces
8= Inadequately-described occupations
9 = Full-time students, Independent means, no occupation, permanently sick or disabled and housewives
SPACE = not applicable (OCDC3FWI = SPACES or '-')
Blank. See OCSCDHWI.
1993 onwards:
Blank. See OCSCD9WI.
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 6 & Box H(a)
Former name of variable: OCSCDFWI
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19811231 
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 (death registration draft entry form), pp. 24-25 and page 98 (general details), pp. 101-103 (comparability), pp. 136-137 (data quality).