Survey of Aging and Longevity, 2013

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I-MARITAL

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Are you currently married, living with a partner, divorced, separated, widowed, or have you never been married? (Recoded for use with online analysis)
  1) Married
  2) Living with a partner
  3) Divorced
  4) Separated
  5) Widowed
  6) Never been married

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Married 49% 49%
Living with a partner 9.4% 58.4%
Divorced 10.6% 69%
Separated 2.7% 71.7%
Widowed 6.4% 78.1%
Never been married 22% 100.1%
Total N = 3990

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-49 50-64 65-79 80 or more TOTAL
Married 19.5% 55.6% 61.7% 55.0% 40.7% 48.8%
Living with a partner 13.6% 11.9% 7.0% 3.5% 1.2% 9.4%
Divorced 1.6% 10.1% 17.1% 14.7% 5.6% 10.6%
Separated 1.7% 4.6% 2.2% 1.6% 1.2% 2.7%
Widowed 0.1% 1.5% 3.4% 21.8% 48.1% 6.4%
Never been married 63.5% 16.4% 8.6% 3.3% 3.1% 22.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3934


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Married 46.9% 46.6% 51.0% 49.5% 48.9%
Living with a partner 8.8% 10.6% 8.3% 10.3% 9.4%
Divorced 9.8% 11.8% 12.4% 7.2% 10.6%
Separated 3.4% 1.8% 2.5% 3.4% 2.7%
Widowed 5.6% 8.3% 6.1% 5.7% 6.4%
Never been married 25.5% 20.9% 19.7% 23.9% 22.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3990


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school (Grades 1-8 or no formal schooling) or high school incomplete High school graduate (Grade 12 with diploma or GED certificate) Some college, no degree (includes community college) or two year associate degree from a college or university Four year college or university degree/Bachelor's degree (e.g., BS, BA, AB) Some postgraduate or professional schooling, no postgraduate degree or Postgraduate or professional degree, including master's, doctorate, medical or law degree TOTAL
Married 39.5% 45.0% 46.2% 56.7% 64.4% 48.9%
Living with a partner 13.6% 7.1% 10.8% 10.2% 6.9% 9.4%
Divorced 13.9% 11.4% 10.3% 9.6% 8.6% 10.7%
Separated 7.3% 2.2% 3.3% 1.0% 0.7% 2.7%
Widowed 8.3% 8.1% 5.0% 4.4% 6.0% 6.3%
Never been married 17.4% 26.2% 24.6% 18.1% 13.5% 22.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3970


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Married 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 49.0%
Living with a partner 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 9.4%
Divorced 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 10.6%
Separated 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.7%
Widowed 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 6.4%
Never been married 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 22.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3990


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Married 50.9% 47.1% 48.9%
Living with a partner 9.4% 9.3% 9.4%
Divorced 9.3% 11.9% 10.6%
Separated 2.4% 3.0% 2.7%
Widowed 3.2% 9.3% 6.4%
Never been married 24.8% 19.4% 22.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
3990


Race (I-RACE)

White, non-Hisp Black, non-Hisp Hispanic Other TOTAL
Married 54.3% 31.5% 42.4% 40.6% 48.9%
Living with a partner 7.9% 8.8% 16.1% 12.0% 9.5%
Divorced 10.6% 13.1% 7.2% 12.0% 10.5%
Separated 2.2% 3.3% 5.2% 1.4% 2.7%
Widowed 7.5% 6.3% 3.6% 2.9% 6.4%
Never been married 17.5% 37.0% 25.6% 31.2% 22.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3934



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