LS variable metadata
Variable: OCSSGDIM
Table: IDMI
Short description: 1971-1978 employment status of working parent/husband at death of infant.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 1971-1978:
1= employee
2= manager
3= foreman
4= self-employed with employees
5= self-employed without employees
9= Armed forces and non-workers including full-time students, independent means, no occupation or handicapped
Blank- not coded. See OCSSDHIM (1979-1992) for 'working parent/father' or OCSSHDIM (1983-1992) for 'mother'
1993 onwards:
Blank - not coded. See OCSSH9IM (father) or OCSSD9IM (mother)
Units of measurement:  
Source: Draft entry for deaths (Form 310): Question 6.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range: To: 19781231 
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).