SOCIO-ECONOMIC CLASSIFICATION CODE (STOP SMOKING)

Further information on mapping can be found on the National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training website at Local Stop Smoking Services: Service and Delivery Guidance 2014.

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National Codes

Code Description

01

Full-time Student

02

Never worked or unemployed for over one year. If unemployed for less than one year, last known occupation should be used for classification.

03

Retired

04

Home carer i.e. looking after children, family or home

05

Sick or disabled and unable to work

06

Managerial/ professional. Examples include: accountant, artist, civil/mechanical engineer, medical practitioner, musician, nurse, police officer (sergeant or above), physiotherapist, scientist, social worker, software engineer, solicitor, teacher, welfare officer. Those usually responsible for planning, organising and co-ordinating work for finance

07

Intermediate. Examples include: call centre agent, clerical worker, nursery auxiliary, office clerk, secretary

08

Routine and manual (self employed should not be included in this category). Examples include: electrician, fitter, gardener, inspector, plumber, printer, train driver, tool maker, bar staff, caretaker, catering assistant, cleaner, farm worker, HGV driver, labourer, machine operative, messenger, packer, porter, postal worker, receptionist, sales assistant, security guard, sewing machinist, van driver, waiter/waitress

09

Prisoner

96

Other (not listed)

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Plural SOCIO-ECONOMIC CLASSIFICATION CODES (STOP SMOKING)