LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSCGDE
Table: DETH
Short description: Social class of working parent/husband of deceased LSM (1970 classification) 1st decade
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1981:
0 = I Professional etc occupations
1= II Intermediate occupations
2= III(N) Skilled occupations - non-manual
3= III(M) Skilled occupations - manual
4= IV Partly-skilled occupations
5= V Unskilled occupations
7= HM Forces
8= Inadequately described
9 = Full-time students, independent means, no occupation or permanently sick or disabled
SPACE = not applicable (OC3FDE =SPACES)
Blank. See OCSCHDE
1993 onwards:
Blank. See OCSCH9DE
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Boxes G(a) and H(a) or boxes G(b) and H(b) If deceased aged under 15 then a parent's occupation is recorded If deceased is a married or widowed woman then her husband's occupation is recorded
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
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 pp. 96-97 (general details), pp. 101-104 (comparability of data), page 108 and pp. 117-121 (data quality).