NOTE: this is not a function.
This is a 9 category variable (LBFA_31A) that is in the CCHS that asks which occupation group best describes a respondent. Occupation group is asked in the 2001 CCHS cycle and in CCHS cycles from 2007-2014.
cchsflow variable name for Occupation Group (9 categories)
While occupation group is asked in many survey cycles, the 2001 CCHS survey cycle is the only survey that has 9 categories. The categories are as follows:
Professional (including accountants)
Technologist, Technician or Tech Occupation
Administrative, Financial or Clerical
Sales or Service
Trades, Transport or Equipment Operator
Farming, Forestry, Fishing, Mining
Processing, Manufacturing, Utilities