Marital Instability over the Life Course: A Five-Wave Panel Study, Wave I (1980)

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Case weight (CASWGT)
TOTAL%
1) 2033100.0
TOTAL2033100.0
2) Weight adjusting for region and SMSA (WATE)
TOTAL%
0) 2033100.0
TOTAL2033100.0
3) Identification Number (ID180)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20331017.604587
4) Interviewer Number (INTERV80)
TOTAL%
1) 572.8
5) 964.7
6) 1125.5
11) 361.8
17) 623.0
19) 391.9
62) 623.0
86) 1095.4
93) 201.0
95) 391.9
106) 914.5
107) 80.4
108) 50.2
109) 130.6
110) 351.7
111) 150.7
112) 462.3
113) 321.6
114) 1075.3
116) 361.8
117) 894.4
119) 1989.7
120) 613.0
121) 934.6
122) 231.1
123) 1316.4
124) 613.0
125) 311.5
126) 291.4
127) 502.5
128) 160.8
129) 814.0
130) 653.2
131) 532.6
132) 160.8
133) 160.8
TOTAL2033100.0
5) Serial Number (SERNO80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20331686.131985
6) Time Interview Began (BEGAN80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20331609.031365
7) Time Interview Ended (ENDED80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20331692.881367
8) Interview Length in Minutes (LENGTH80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203352.20712
9) Month Interview Held (MONTH80)
TOTAL%
9) 40620.0
10) 85942.3
11) 69934.4
12) 693.4
TOTAL2033100.0
10) Date Interview Held (DATE80)
TOTAL%
1) 834.1
2) 492.4
3) 944.6
4) 442.2
5) 482.4
6) 603.0
7) 492.4
8) 512.5
9) 462.3
10) 572.8
11) 482.4
12) 542.7
13) 653.2
14) 552.7
15) 763.7
16) 703.4
17) 793.9
18) 864.2
19) 773.8
20) 884.3
21) 673.3
22) 763.7
23) 733.6
24) 894.4
25) 864.2
26) 592.9
27) 512.5
28) 572.8
29) 964.7
30) 824.0
31) 180.9
TOTAL2033100.0
11) Day of Week Interview Held (DAY80)
TOTAL%
1) Monday40319.8
2) Tuesday35717.6
3) Wednesday37518.4
4) Thursday28013.8
5) Friday25512.5
6) Saturday1909.3
7) Sunday1738.5
TOTAL2033100.0
12) Region of Country (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) West39019.2
2) North Central56427.7
3) Northeast44621.9
4) South63331.1
TOTAL2033100.0
13) SMSA Status by Region (REGSMA)
TOTAL%
1) Metro-West29414.5
2) Metro-North Cent.34316.9
3) Metro-Noreast30715.1
4) Metro South32816.1
5) Non-Met West944.6
6) Non-Met No. Cent.22010.8
7) Non-Met No. East1386.8
8) Non-Met South30314.9
9) Unknown60.3
TOTAL2033100.0
14) Sex of Respondent (SEXR80)
TOTAL%
1) Male82140.4
2) Female121259.6
TOTAL2033100.0
15) Age of Respondent (AGER80)
TOTAL%
16) 10.0
17) 10.0
18) 40.2
19) 130.6
20) 201.0
21) 361.8
22) 512.5
23) 562.8
24) 613.0
25) 683.3
26) 894.4
27) 663.2
28) 844.1
29) 834.1
30) 1055.2
31) 743.6
32) 814.0
33) 793.9
34) 653.2
35) 562.8
36) 562.8
37) 753.7
38) 522.6
39) 582.9
40) 592.9
41) 482.4
42) 623.0
43) 552.7
44) 492.4
45) 613.0
46) 552.7
47) 482.4
48) 361.8
49) 371.8
50) 351.7
51) 371.8
52) 462.3
53) 291.4
54) 261.3
55) 130.6
99) REF30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
16) Respondent's Years of Schooling (EDUCR80)
TOTAL%
0) 10.0
1) 20.1
2) 10.0
3) 30.1
4) 30.1
6) 120.6
7) 80.4
8) 341.7
9) 301.5
10) 562.8
11) 663.2
12) 75737.2
13) 1979.7
14) 25512.5
15) 1095.4
16) 29714.6
17) 482.4
18) 934.6
19) 251.2
20) 251.2
21) 30.1
22) 50.2
24) 20.1
25) 10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
17) Sex of Spouse (SEXS80)
TOTAL%
1) Male121259.6
2) Female82140.4
TOTAL2033100.0
18) Age of Spouse (AGES80)
TOTAL%
15) 10.0
17) 30.1
18) 50.2
19) 140.7
20) 130.6
21) 291.4
22) 381.9
23) 572.8
24) 512.5
25) 844.1
26) 844.1
27) 693.4
28) 633.1
29) 783.8
30) 633.1
31) 763.7
32) 964.7
33) 844.1
34) 763.7
35) 613.0
36) 753.7
37) 693.4
38) 623.0
39) 623.0
40) 663.2
41) 391.9
42) 653.2
43) 482.4
44) 422.1
45) 723.5
46) 462.3
47) 502.5
48) 402.0
49) 422.1
50) 502.5
51) 361.8
52) 381.9
53) 402.0
54) 261.3
55) 170.8
99) 30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
19) Spouse's Years of Schooling (EDUCS80)
TOTAL%
0) 10.0
1) 20.1
2) 10.0
3) 20.1
4) 40.2
5) 20.1
6) 90.4
7) 120.6
8) 402.0
9) 311.5
10) 783.8
11) 683.3
12) 77738.2
13) 1386.8
14) 23311.5
15) 1055.2
16) 29614.6
17) 562.8
18) 783.8
19) 371.8
20) 331.6
21) 40.2
22) 110.5
23) 30.1
24) 50.2
25) 20.1
26) 10.0
27) 10.0
98) Don't Know30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
20) First, I would like to know who lives there and a little about each person. [LIST RESPONDENT, SPOUSE, CHILDREN OLDEST TO YOUNGEST, OTHER RELATIVES, NON-RELATIVES.] How is this person related to the respondent? (REL380)
TOTAL%
1) Child154976.2
2) Relative130.6
3) Other20.1
7) Inapplicable46923.1
TOTAL2033100.0
21) Is this a male or female? (SEX380)
TOTAL%
1) Male80439.5
2) Female75937.3
7) Inapplicable46923.1
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
22) How old was this person on his/her last birthday? (AGE380)
TOTAL%
0) 502.5
1) 643.1
2) 673.3
3) 603.0
4) 793.9
5) 713.5
6) 582.9
7) 532.6
8) 753.7
9) 703.4
10) 894.4
11) 683.3
12) 683.3
13) 592.9
14) 713.5
15) 673.3
16) 854.2
17) 994.9
18) 653.2
19) 582.9
20) 462.3
21) 492.4
22) 180.9
23) 221.1
24) 130.6
25) 100.5
26) 110.5
27) 20.1
28) 30.1
29) 10.0
30) 10.0
32) 20.1
33) 10.0
37) 10.0
43) 10.0
50) 10.0
58) 10.0
60) 10.0
69) 10.0
74) 10.0
77) 10.0
79) 10.0
97) INAP46923.1
TOTAL2033100.0
23) Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated? (MARITAL3)
TOTAL%
1) Married221.1
2) Never Married152775.1
3) Divorced60.3
4) Widowed40.2
5) Separated50.2
7) Inapplicable46923.1
TOTAL2033100.0
24) How many years of schooling has this person completed? (EDUC380)
TOTAL%
0) 44722.0
1) 603.0
2) 803.9
3) 743.6
4) 834.1
5) 633.1
6) 703.4
7) 643.1
8) 733.6
9) 783.8
10) 864.2
11) 1004.9
12) 1497.3
13) 502.5
14) 391.9
15) 130.6
16) 261.3
17) 40.2
18) 10.0
97) Inapplicable46923.1
98) Don't Know40.2
TOTAL2033100.0
25) First, I would like to know who lives there and a little about each person. [LIST RESPONDENT, SPOUSE, CHILDREN OLDEST TO YOUNGEST, OTHER RELATIVES, NON-RELATIVES.] How is this person related to the respondent? (REL480)
TOTAL%
1) Child106452.3
2) Relative211.0
3) Other10.0
7) Inapplicable94746.6
TOTAL2033100.0
26) Is this a male or female? (SEX480)
TOTAL%
1) Male53826.5
2) Female54626.9
7) Inapplicable94746.6
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
27) How old was this person on his/her last birthday? (AGE480)
TOTAL%
0) 552.7
1) 623.0
2) 643.1
3) 472.3
4) 552.7
5) 502.5
6) 562.8
7) 603.0
8) 502.5
9) 512.5
10) 522.6
11) 582.9
12) 552.7
13) 562.8
14) 572.8
15) 552.7
16) 572.8
17) 391.9
18) 381.9
19) 160.8
20) 160.8
21) 70.3
22) 70.3
23) 50.2
24) 40.2
25) 10.0
26) 10.0
30) 10.0
45) 20.1
53) 10.0
54) 10.0
64) 10.0
69) 10.0
70) 10.0
78) 10.0
81) 10.0
82) 10.0
84) 10.0
97) Inapplicable94746.6
TOTAL2033100.0
28) Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated? (MARIT480)
TOTAL%
1) Married110.5
2) Never Married106752.5
3) Divorced30.1
4) Widowed50.2
7) Inapplicable94746.6
TOTAL2033100.0
29) How many years of schooling has this person completed? (EDUC480)
TOTAL%
0) 38619.0
1) 613.0
2) 552.7
3) 472.3
4) 643.1
5) 512.5
6) 582.9
7) 542.7
8) 603.0
9) 592.9
10) 462.3
11) 472.3
12) 633.1
13) 170.8
14) 100.5
15) 40.2
16) 20.1
17) 10.0
97) Inapplicable94746.6
98) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
30) First, I would like to know who lives there and a little about each person. [LIST RESPONDENT, SPOUSE, CHILDREN OLDEST TO YOUNGEST, OTHER RELATIVES, NON-RELATIVES.] How is this person related to the respondent? (REL580)
TOTAL%
1) Child43421.3
2) Relative281.4
3) Other40.2
7) Inapplicable156777.1
TOTAL2033100.0
31) Is this a male or female? (SEX580)
TOTAL%
1) Male22611.1
2) Female24011.8
7) Inapplicable156777.1
TOTAL2033100.0
32) How old was this person on his/her last birthday? (AGE580)
TOTAL%
0) 221.1
1) 261.3
2) 311.5
3) 331.6
4) 201.0
5) 261.3
6) 221.1
7) 190.9
8) 241.2
9) 241.2
10) 281.4
11) 311.5
12) 281.4
13) 180.9
14) 251.2
15) 170.8
16) 170.8
17) 140.7
18) 80.4
19) 30.1
20) 30.1
21) 40.2
22) 10.0
23) 20.1
24) 40.2
27) 10.0
29) 10.0
36) 10.0
40) 10.0
46) 10.0
50) 10.0
54) 10.0
59) 10.0
65) 10.0
67) 10.0
72) 10.0
73) 10.0
76) 10.0
78) 10.0
80) 10.0
81) 10.0
97) Inapplicable156777.1
TOTAL2033100.0
33) Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated? (MRTL580)
TOTAL%
1) Married160.8
2) Never Married44321.8
3) Divorced10.0
4) Widowed50.2
5) Separated10.0
7) Inapplicable156777.1
TOTAL2033100.0
34) How many years of schooling has this person completed? (EDUC580)
TOTAL%
0) 1808.9
1) 201.0
2) 241.2
3) 261.3
4) 301.5
5) 301.5
6) 321.6
7) 150.7
8) 190.9
9) 170.8
10) 211.0
11) 160.8
12) 211.0
13) 60.3
14) 20.1
15) 10.0
16) 10.0
18) 20.1
19) 10.0
97) Inapplicable156777.1
98) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
35) First, I would like to know who lives there and a little about each person. [LIST RESPONDENT, SPOUSE, CHILDREN OLDEST TO YOUNGEST, OTHER RELATIVES, NON-RELATIVES.] How is this person related to the respondent? (REL680)
TOTAL%
1) Child1416.9
2) Relative180.9
3) Other20.1
7) Inapplicable187292.1
TOTAL2033100.0
36) Is this a male or female? (SEX680)
TOTAL%
1) Male814.0
2) Female803.9
7) Inapplicable187292.1
TOTAL2033100.0
37) How old was this person on his/her last birthday? (AGE680)
TOTAL%
0) 130.6
1) 170.8
2) 100.5
3) 70.3
4) 40.2
5) 60.3
6) 40.2
7) 110.5
8) 80.4
9) 90.4
10) 90.4
11) 80.4
12) 80.4
13) 100.5
14) 50.2
15) 100.5
16) 50.2
17) 40.2
18) 10.0
19) 20.1
20) 10.0
21) 10.0
22) 10.0
30) 10.0
45) 10.0
57) 10.0
60) 10.0
65) 20.1
76) 10.0
97) Inapplicable187292.1
TOTAL2033100.0
38) Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated? (MRTL680)
TOTAL%
1) Married60.3
2) Never Married1527.5
4) Widowed20.1
5) Separated10.0
7) Inapplicable187292.1
TOTAL2033100.0
39) How many years of schooling has this person completed? (EDUC680)
TOTAL%
0) 623.0
1) 80.4
2) 110.5
3) 110.5
4) 80.4
5) 90.4
6) 70.3
7) 80.4
8) 70.3
9) 80.4
10) 80.4
11) 30.1
12) 70.3
14) 30.1
18) 10.0
97) Inapplicable187292.1
TOTAL2033100.0
40) First, I would like to know who lives there and a little about each person. [LIST RESPONDENT, SPOUSE, CHILDREN OLDEST TO YOUNGEST, OTHER RELATIVES, NON-RELATIVES.] How is this person related to the respondent? (REL780)
TOTAL%
1) Child532.6
2) Relative80.4
3) Other20.1
7) Inapplicable197096.9
TOTAL2033100.0
41) Is this a male or female? (SEX780)
TOTAL%
1) Male311.5
2) Female321.6
7) Inapplicable197096.9
TOTAL2033100.0
42) How old was this person on his/her last birthday? (AGE780)
TOTAL%
0) 40.2
1) 50.2
2) 20.1
3) 20.1
4) 20.1
5) 40.2
6) 40.2
7) 30.1
8) 50.2
9) 60.3
10) 80.4
13) 50.2
14) 30.1
15) 20.1
18) 10.0
19) 20.1
20) 10.0
22) 10.0
25) 10.0
27) 10.0
55) 10.0
97) Inapplicable197096.9
TOTAL2033100.0
43) Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated? (MRTL780)
TOTAL%
1) Married20.1
2) Never Married613.0
7) Inapplicable197096.9
TOTAL2033100.0
44) How many years of schooling has this person completed? (EDUC780)
TOTAL%
0) 221.1
1) 50.2
2) 50.2
3) 40.2
4) 70.3
5) 30.1
6) 20.1
7) 30.1
8) 30.1
9) 20.1
10) 10.0
12) 40.2
13) 20.1
97) Inapplicable197096.9
TOTAL2033100.0
45) First, I would like to know who lives there and a little about each person. [LIST RESPONDENT, SPOUSE, CHILDREN OLDEST TO YOUNGEST, OTHER RELATIVES, NON-RELATIVES.] How is this person related to the respondent? (REL880)
TOTAL%
1) Child180.9
2) Relative50.2
3) Other10.0
7) Inapplicable200998.8
TOTAL2033100.0
46) Is this a male or female? (SEX880)
TOTAL%
1) Male120.6
2) Female120.6
7) Inapplicable200998.8
TOTAL2033100.0
47) How old was this person on his/her last birthday? (AGE880)
TOTAL%
0) 10.0
3) 30.1
4) 20.1
5) 20.1
7) 50.2
8) 20.1
11) 20.1
12) 10.0
15) 20.1
16) 10.0
17) 10.0
32) 10.0
88) 10.0
97) Inapplicable200998.8
TOTAL2033100.0
48) Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated? (MRTL880)
TOTAL%
2) Never Married221.1
3) Divorced10.0
4) Widowed10.0
7) Inapplicable200998.8
TOTAL2033100.0
49) How many years of schooling has this person completed? (EDUC880)
TOTAL%
0) 90.4
1) 30.1
2) 20.1
3) 10.0
5) 30.1
6) 10.0
7) 10.0
8) 10.0
9) 20.1
11) 10.0
97) Inapplicable200998.8
TOTAL2033100.0
50) First, I would like to know who lives there and a little about each person. [LIST RESPONDENT, SPOUSE, CHILDREN OLDEST TO YOUNGEST, OTHER RELATIVES, NON-RELATIVES.] How is this person related to the respondent? (REL980)
TOTAL%
1) Child50.2
2) Relative20.1
7) Inapplicable202699.7
TOTAL2033100.0
51) Is this a male or female? (SEX980)
TOTAL%
1) Male40.2
2) Female30.1
7) Inapplicable202699.7
TOTAL2033100.0
52) How old was this person on his/her last birthday? (AGE980)
TOTAL%
1) 10.0
2) 10.0
3) 10.0
4) 10.0
5) 10.0
14) 10.0
26) 10.0
97) Inapplicable202699.7
TOTAL2033100.0
53) Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated? (MRTL980)
TOTAL%
1) Married10.0
2) Never Married60.3
7) Inapplicable202699.7
TOTAL2033100.0
54) How many years of schooling has this person completed? (EDUC980)
TOTAL%
0) 50.2
7) 10.0
15) 10.0
97) Inapplicable202699.7
TOTAL2033100.0
55) First, I would like to know who lives there and a little about each person. [LIST RESPONDENT, SPOUSE, CHILDREN OLDEST TO YOUNGEST, OTHER RELATIVES, NON-RELATIVES.] How is this person related to the respondent? (REL1080)
TOTAL%
1) Child10.0
2) Relative10.0
7) Inapplicable203199.9
TOTAL2033100.0
56) Is this a male or female? (SEX1080)
TOTAL%
2) Female20.1
7) Inapplicable203199.9
TOTAL2033100.0
57) How old was this person on his/her last birthday? (AGE1080)
TOTAL%
12) 10.0
21) 10.0
97) Inapplicable203199.9
TOTAL2033100.0
58) Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated? (MRTL1080)
TOTAL%
1) Married10.0
2) Never Married10.0
7) Inapplicable203199.9
TOTAL2033100.0
59) How many years of schooling has this person completed? (EDUC1080)
TOTAL%
5) 10.0
12) 10.0
97) Inapplicable203199.9
TOTAL2033100.0
60) Do you live in a town or city, on a farm, or in open country but not on a farm? (URBAN80)
TOTAL%
1) Town or City156376.9
2) Farm864.2
3) Open Country38318.8
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
61) Here are some statements about life in general and I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement. The things I do are as interesting to me as they ever were. (INT80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree43821.5
2) Agree135466.6
3) Disagree21610.6
4) Strongly Disagree180.9
8) Don't Know70.3
TOTAL2033100.0
62) Here are some statements about life in general and I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement. I ve gotten pretty much what I expected out of life. (EXPECT80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree35317.4
2) Agree127462.7
3) Disagree34917.2
4) Strongly Disagree301.5
8) Don't Know271.3
TOTAL2033100.0
63) Here are some statements about life in general and I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement. When I think about the things I really want to achieve in life, I'm worried I don't have enough years left to get them done. (ACHIEV80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree1306.4
2) Agree51825.5
3) Disagree110654.4
4) Strongly Disagree25212.4
8) Don't Know271.3
TOTAL2033100.0
64) Here are some statements about life in general and I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement. Sometimes I feel that I don t have enough control over the direction my life is taking. (NOCONT80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree1135.6
2) Agree66032.5
3) Disagree104051.2
4) Strongly Disagree1999.8
8) Don't Know211.0
TOTAL2033100.0
65) Next, we have a few questions about your marital history. How many times have you been married? (NOMARR80)
TOTAL%
1) Once173185.1
2) Twice26212.9
3) Three or more402.0
TOTAL2033100.0
66) Age at First Marriage (AGE1M80)
TOTAL%
14) 100.5
15) 150.7
16) 532.6
17) 1135.6
18) 23811.7
19) 27813.7
20) 25412.5
21) 29314.4
22) 1849.1
23) 1638.0
24) 1165.7
25) 1065.2
26) 613.0
27) 402.0
28) 381.9
29) 241.2
30) 170.8
31) 40.2
32) 100.5
33) 50.2
35) 70.3
36) 20.1
39) 10.0
98) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
67) First Marriage Intact? (M1INT80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes173185.1
2) No30214.9
TOTAL2033100.0
68) Reason for End First Marriage (RSNE180)
TOTAL%
1) Death190.9
2) Divorce27913.7
3) Separation40.2
7) Inapplicable173185.1
TOTAL2033100.0
69) Age when First Marriage Ended (GE1ME80)
TOTAL%
14) 10.0
15) 20.1
16) 20.1
17) 40.2
18) 90.4
19) 180.9
20) 271.3
21) 301.5
22) 180.9
23) 281.4
24) 180.9
25) 130.6
26) 70.3
27) 140.7
28) 221.1
29) 90.4
30) 110.5
31) 70.3
32) 90.4
33) 10.0
34) 70.3
35) 100.5
36) 10.0
37) 50.2
38) 50.2
39) 10.0
40) 60.3
41) 30.1
42) 30.1
43) 30.1
44) 10.0
46) 10.0
47) 10.0
48) 10.0
97) Inapplicable173185.1
99) Refused40.2
TOTAL2033100.0
70) Age at Second Marriage (AGE2M80)
TOTAL%
16) 10.0
17) 10.0
18) 30.1
19) 40.2
20) 100.5
21) 110.5
22) 150.7
23) 190.9
24) 130.6
25) 180.9
26) 211.0
27) 150.7
28) 170.8
29) 180.9
30) 221.1
31) 130.6
32) 100.5
33) 90.4
34) 60.3
35) 100.5
36) 90.4
37) 50.2
38) 80.4
39) 60.3
40) 40.2
42) 90.4
43) 90.4
44) 10.0
45) 50.2
46) 10.0
47) 20.1
49) 10.0
50) 30.1
51) 10.0
53) 10.0
97) Inapplicable173185.1
99) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
71) Second Marriage Intact? (M2INT80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26212.9
2) No402.0
7) Inapplicable173185.1
TOTAL2033100.0
72) Reason for Ending Second Marriage (RSNE280)
TOTAL%
1) Death20.1
2) Divorce381.9
7) Inapplicable199398.0
TOTAL2033100.0
73) Age when Second Marriage Ended (GE2ME80)
TOTAL%
20) 10.0
21) 10.0
22) 10.0
23) 20.1
25) 40.2
26) 30.1
27) 30.1
28) 10.0
29) 20.1
30) 30.1
31) 20.1
32) 50.2
33) 10.0
35) 20.1
37) 20.1
38) 20.1
39) 10.0
40) 10.0
44) 10.0
45) 10.0
50) 10.0
97) Inapplicable199398.0
TOTAL2033100.0
74) Age at Third Marriage (AGE3M80)
TOTAL%
22) 20.1
24) 20.1
25) 10.0
27) 40.2
28) 40.2
29) 20.1
30) 20.1
32) 30.1
33) 30.1
34) 10.0
35) 10.0
36) 10.0
38) 30.1
39) 20.1
40) 20.1
41) 20.1
42) 10.0
45) 10.0
47) 10.0
49) 10.0
53) 10.0
97) Inapplicable199398.0
TOTAL2033100.0
75) Third Marriage Intact? (M3INT80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes371.8
2) No30.1
7) Inapplicable199398.0
TOTAL2033100.0
76) Reason for Ending Third Marriage (RSNE380)
TOTAL%
2) Divorce30.1
7) Inapplicable203099.9
TOTAL2033100.0
77) Age when Third Marriage Ended (AGE3ME80)
TOTAL%
25) 10.0
28) 10.0
33) 10.0
97) Inapplicable203099.9
TOTAL2033100.0
78) Age at Fourth Marriage (AGE4M80)
TOTAL%
27) 10.0
33) 10.0
41) 10.0
97) Inapplicable203099.9
TOTAL2033100.0
79) How many times has your (husband/wife) been married? (SPNOMR80)
TOTAL%
1) Once173885.5
2) Twice26813.2
3) Three or more261.3
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
80) Spouse's Age at First Marriage (SPAG1M80)
TOTAL%
9) 10.0
13) 10.0
14) 30.1
15) 80.4
16) 422.1
17) 773.8
18) 1859.1
19) 24612.1
20) 25912.7
21) 29114.3
22) 1989.7
23) 2009.8
24) 1396.8
25) 1135.6
26) 723.5
27) 452.2
28) 391.9
29) 110.5
30) 201.0
31) 150.7
32) 90.4
33) 50.2
34) 30.1
35) 70.3
36) 40.2
37) 30.1
38) 20.1
39) 10.0
40) 20.1
41) 30.1
42) 30.1
43) 10.0
98) Don't Know241.2
99) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
81) Spouse's First Marriage Intact? (SPMINT80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes173885.5
2) No29414.5
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
82) Reason Spouse's First Marriage Ended (RSPND180)
TOTAL%
1) Death170.8
2) Divorce27413.5
3) Separation20.1
7) Inapplicable173985.5
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
83) Age when Spouse's First Marriage Ended (SPAGE180)
TOTAL%
17) 10.0
18) 20.1
19) 80.4
20) 160.8
21) 291.4
22) 130.6
23) 170.8
24) 170.8
25) 221.1
26) 140.7
27) 130.6
28) 130.6
29) 110.5
30) 110.5
31) 80.4
32) 70.3
33) 40.2
34) 70.3
35) 90.4
36) 70.3
37) 40.2
38) 30.1
39) 10.0
40) 60.3
41) 30.1
42) 50.2
43) 30.1
45) 10.0
46) 20.1
47) 10.0
48) 20.1
49) 30.1
52) 10.0
97) Inapplicable173985.5
98) Don't Know301.5
TOTAL2033100.0
84) Spouse's Age at Second Marriage (SPAGE280)
TOTAL%
18) 10.0
19) 30.1
20) 30.1
21) 70.3
22) 90.4
23) 180.9
24) 150.7
25) 140.7
26) 170.8
27) 170.8
28) 241.2
29) 211.0
30) 150.7
31) 100.5
32) 160.8
33) 100.5
34) 60.3
35) 90.4
36) 120.6
37) 90.4
38) 80.4
39) 60.3
40) 80.4
41) 30.1
42) 50.2
43) 10.0
44) 20.1
45) 40.2
47) 40.2
48) 20.1
49) 30.1
50) 20.1
51) 20.1
54) 10.0
97) Inapplicable173985.5
98) Don't Know70.3
TOTAL2033100.0
85) Spouse's Second Marriage Intact? (SPM2IN80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26813.2
2) No261.3
7) Inapplicable173985.5
TOTAL2033100.0
86) Reason Spouse's Second Marriage Ended (RSPND280)
TOTAL%
1) Death30.1
2) Divorce231.1
7) Inapplicable200798.7
TOTAL2033100.0
87) Age when Spouse's Second Marriage Ended (SPAGE380)
TOTAL%
23) 10.0
24) 20.1
25) 10.0
27) 10.0
28) 20.1
30) 50.2
36) 10.0
37) 10.0
38) 20.1
40) 10.0
42) 10.0
48) 10.0
97) Inapplicable200798.7
98) Don't Know70.3
TOTAL2033100.0
88) Spouse's Age at Third Marriage (SPAG480)
TOTAL%
24) 10.0
26) 30.1
27) 10.0
28) 10.0
30) 40.2
31) 20.1
32) 20.1
34) 10.0
35) 10.0
36) 10.0
38) 20.1
39) 10.0
42) 20.1
44) 10.0
45) 10.0
49) 20.1
97) Inapplicable200798.7
TOTAL2033100.0
89) Spouse's Third Marriage Intact? (SPM3IN80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes231.1
2) No30.1
7) Inapplicable200798.7
TOTAL2033100.0
90) Reason Spouse's Third Marriage Ended (RSPND380)
TOTAL%
1) Death10.0
2) Divorce20.1
7) Inapplicable203099.9
TOTAL2033100.0
91) Age when Spouse's Third Marriage Ended (SPAGE580)
TOTAL%
30) 10.0
40) 10.0
42) 10.0
97) Inapplicable203099.9
TOTAL2033100.0
92) Age at Spouse's Fourth Marriage (SPAG680)
TOTAL%
41) 20.1
44) 10.0
97) Inapplicable203099.9
TOTAL2033100.0
93) Did you know your (husband/wife) before you were aged twelve? (KNSP1280)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1216.0
2) No191294.0
TOTAL2033100.0
94) Did you talk with each other in school? (TLKSCH80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes603.0
2) No603.0
7) Inapplicable191294.0
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
95) How much did you play together when you were children? (PLYCHD80)
TOTAL%
1) Frequently201.0
2) Occasionally160.8
3) Seldom221.1
4) Never623.0
7) Inapplicable191294.0
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
96) How many months did you go with your (husband/wife) before you got married? (MTHBMR80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203322.67618
97) Did you live with your (husband/wife) before you got married? (LVBMR80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33016.2
2) No169883.5
9) Refused50.2
TOTAL2033100.0
98) When you first got married, was either of your parents unhappy with your choice of a (husband/wife)? (PRHPPY80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30915.2
2) Neutral251.2
3) No164480.9
4) No Parents371.8
8) Don't Know180.9
TOTAL2033100.0
99) How about now, how well do your parents and your (husband/wife) get along very well, pretty well, or not too well? (PARALG80)
TOTAL%
1) Very well140569.1
2) Pretty well38919.1
3) Not too well542.7
4) No Parents1758.6
8) Don't Know100.5
TOTAL2033100.0
100) When you first got married, was either of your in-laws unhappy about the marriage? (INLUNH80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30114.8
2) Neutral231.1
3) No164981.1
4) No In-Laws351.7
8) Don't Know251.2
TOTAL2033100.0
101) How about now, how well do you and your in-laws get along very well, pretty well, or not too well? (INLALG80)
TOTAL%
1) Very Well132465.1
2) Pretty well42120.7
3) Not too well793.9
4) No In-Laws1437.0
7) Inapplicable603.0
8) Don't Know60.3
TOTAL2033100.0
102) Altogether, counting children who live with you and children who don't, how many children have you had? (NUMCHD80)
TOTAL%
0) 34817.2
1) 37718.6
2) 61630.4
3) 37318.4
4) 1658.1
5) 733.6
6) 391.9
7) 120.6
8) 120.6
9) 40.2
10) 50.2
11) 20.1
14) 10.0
98) Don't Know10.0
Missing5 
TOTAL2028100.0
103) How many children have you had in this marriage? (CHMAR80)
TOTAL%
0) 1155.7
1) 673.3
2) 512.5
3) 140.7
4) 60.3
5) 10.0
6) 20.1
97) Inapplicable176987.4
Missing8 
TOTAL2025100.0
104) Do you intend to have any (more) children in the next three years? (CHD3YR80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44221.7
2) No88743.6
7) Inapplicable62430.7
8) Don't Know723.5
9) Refused80.4
TOTAL2033100.0
105) (Are you/is your wife) pregnant now? (WFPREG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1115.5
2) No32015.7
7) Inapplicable159178.3
8) Don't Know100.5
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
106) If you could (have/have had) exactly the number of children you (want/wanted), what number would that be? (CHDESR80)
TOTAL%
0) 663.2
1) 1226.0
2) 85442.0
3) 44221.8
4) 28113.8
5) 783.8
6) 753.7
7) 160.8
8) 150.7
9) 20.1
10) 70.3
11) 20.1
12) 120.6
14) 20.1
15) 20.1
20) 10.0
98) Don't Know522.6
99) Refused20.1
Missing2 
TOTAL2031100.0
107) What is your religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (RRLG80)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant116557.3
2) Catholic56527.8
3) Jewish462.3
4) None1356.6
5) Other1175.8
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused40.2
TOTAL2033100.0
108) What specific denomination is that, if any? [INTERVIEWER'S NOTE: Probe for full name.] (RDEN80)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant84441.5
2) Other31415.4
7) Inapplicable86842.7
8) Don't Know70.3
TOTAL2033100.0
109) Does your (husband/wife) have the same religious preference? (SPRLG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43321.3
2) No159278.3
8) Don't Know70.3
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
110) What specific denomination is that, if any? [INTERVIEWER'S NOTE: Probe for full name.] (SPDEN80)
TOTAL%
1) Protestant1818.9
2) Other24412.0
7) Inapplicable160078.7
8) Don't Know70.3
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
111) How often do you and your (husband/wife) attend church together? (FRQCH80)
TOTAL%
1) Weekly or more67333.1
2) Once Monthly+35517.5
3) Svrl Times per year44621.9
4) Less than once yearly55927.5
TOTAL2033100.0
112) In general, how much would you say your religious beliefs influence your daily life - very much, quite a bit, some, a little, or none? (RLINF80)
TOTAL%
1) Very much65932.4
2) Quite a bit52125.6
3) Some49324.2
4) A Little22210.9
5) None1306.4
8) Don't Know70.3
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
113) And how about your (husband/wife)? [ASKED AFTER RLINF80] (SRLINF80)
TOTAL%
1) Very much58128.6
2) Quite a bit46222.7
3) Some51425.3
4) A Little26813.2
5) None1607.9
8) Don't Know472.3
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
114) When you started going together, was your religious preference the same as your (husband's/wife's)? (SAMREL80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes113856.0
2) No88843.7
8) Don't Know70.3
TOTAL2033100.0
115) I am now going to ask a few questions about the kind of housing you live in. Is it a [INTERVIEWER'S NOTE: Read List] (TYPHSE80)
TOTAL%
1) Single-family160679.0
2) Duplex844.1
3) Town,row house663.2
4) Apartment1678.2
5) Mobile1015.0
6) Other90.4
TOTAL2033100.0
116) Not counting bathrooms, hallways, or an unfinished basement, how many rooms do you have in your household? (RMHHD80)
TOTAL%
1) 10.0
2) 150.7
3) 763.7
4) 22711.2
5) 41920.6
6) 46823.0
7) 37518.4
8) 23411.5
9) 1125.5
10) 542.7
11) 211.0
12) 180.9
13) 40.2
14) 30.1
16) 10.0
18) 10.0
20) 10.0
98) Don't Know20.1
99) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
117) Are you buying your home, renting it, or do you own it outright? (OWNHM80)
TOTAL%
1) Own33416.4
2) Buying122660.3
3) Rent43621.4
4) Other371.8
TOTAL2033100.0
118) In what year did you buy your home? (YRHM80)
TOTAL%
20) 10.0
47) 10.0
50) 20.1
51) 10.0
52) 30.1
53) 60.3
55) 140.7
56) 60.3
57) 100.5
58) 140.7
59) 150.7
60) 201.0
61) 160.8
62) 231.1
63) 180.9
64) 221.1
65) 492.4
66) 291.4
67) 351.7
68) 502.5
69) 462.3
70) 522.6
71) 532.6
72) 693.4
73) 824.0
74) 753.7
75) 994.9
76) 1256.1
77) 1497.3
78) 1829.0
79) 1839.0
80) 1045.1
97) Inapplicable47323.3
98) Don't Know60.3
TOTAL2033100.0
119) What would you estimate the dollar value of your house would be on the housing market today? (VALHM80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2033334060.284420114
120) What race do you consider yourself? [INTERVIEWER'S NOTE: Use categories as probes if necessary.] (RSPRAC80)
TOTAL%
1) White178988.0
2) Hispanic1065.2
3) Black984.8
4) Other371.8
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
121) What was the highest year of schooling obtained by your father? (FTHSCH80)
TOTAL%
0) 190.9
1) 40.2
2) 140.7
3) 381.9
4) 331.6
5) 381.9
6) 1004.9
7) 512.5
8) 30014.8
9) 723.5
10) 844.1
11) 592.9
12) 54126.6
13) 582.9
14) 1135.6
15) 291.4
16) 1487.3
17) 70.3
18) 482.4
19) 211.0
20) 150.7
21) 10.0
22) 70.3
24) 40.2
25) 20.1
98) Don't Know22711.2
TOTAL2033100.0
122) What was the highest year of schooling he (father-in law) obtained? [INTERVIEWER S NOTE: If uncertain, request a guess. (FINSCH80)
TOTAL%
0) 150.7
1) 20.1
2) 70.3
3) 241.2
4) 281.4
5) 180.9
6) 613.0
7) 311.5
8) 1909.3
9) 462.3
10) 552.7
11) 371.8
12) 60729.9
13) 311.5
14) 723.5
15) 251.2
16) 1366.7
17) 70.3
18) 201.0
19) 150.7
20) 201.0
21) 30.1
22) 40.2
23) 10.0
24) 10.0
25) 10.0
98) Don't Know57628.3
TOTAL2033100.0
123) When you were growing up, how much of the time did your mother work outside the home? Would you say all of the time, most of the time, about half of the time, less than half of the time, or never? (MOMWRK80)
TOTAL%
1) All the time21710.7
2) Most of time22311.0
3) About half22811.2
4) Less than half35817.6
5) Never99348.8
7) Inapplicable10.0
8) Don't Know130.6
TOTAL2033100.0
124) Was this usually part-time or full-time work? [ASKED AFTER MOMWRK80] (MWKTIM80)
TOTAL%
1) Part-time35217.3
2) Full-time66632.8
7) Inapplicable100749.5
8) Don't Know80.4
TOTAL2033100.0
125) What was the highest year of schooling obtained by your mother? (MOMSCH80)
TOTAL%
0) 211.0
1) 30.1
2) 90.4
3) 150.7
4) 241.2
5) 251.2
6) 693.4
7) 502.5
8) 22811.2
9) 763.7
10) 1155.7
11) 984.8
12) 74936.9
13) 623.1
14) 1226.0
15) 402.0
16) 1296.4
17) 130.6
18) 261.3
19) 20.1
20) 50.2
21) 10.0
98) Don't Know1477.2
Missing4 
TOTAL2029100.0
126) What about your mother-in-law, did she work outside the house when your spouse was growing up? Would you say all of the time, most of the time, about half of the time, less than half of the time, or never? (SPMWK80)
TOTAL%
1) All the time24612.1
2) Most of time25212.4
3) About half21810.7
4) Less than half20910.3
5) Never102850.6
7) Inapplicable10.0
8) Don't Know793.9
TOTAL2033100.0
127) Was this usually part-time or full-time work? [ASKED AFTER SPMWK80] (SPMTM80)
TOTAL%
1) Part-time28313.9
2) Full-time62430.7
7) Inapplicable110854.5
8) Don't Know180.9
TOTAL2033100.0
128) What was the highest year of schooling obtained by your mother-in-law? [INTERVIEWER'S NOTE: Request a guess if don t know.] (SPMSCH80)
TOTAL%
0) 190.9
1) 20.1
2) 50.2
3) 150.7
4) 130.6
5) 140.7
6) 462.3
7) 251.2
8) 1728.5
9) 381.9
10) 723.5
11) 522.6
12) 81540.1
13) 422.1
14) 763.7
15) 180.9
16) 1165.7
17) 80.4
18) 241.2
20) 30.1
98) Don't Know45722.5
Missing1 
TOTAL2032100.0
129) We would like to know about (your husband's/your) present job. Last week (was your husband/were you) working full-time, part-time, going to school, keeping house, or what? (HUSWRK80)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time183690.3
2) Part-time613.0
3) Temporarily Laid-Off391.9
4) Unemployed472.3
5) Retired130.6
6) In school190.9
7) Keeping house10.0
8) Other170.8
TOTAL2033100.0
130) Thinking about the people (he/you) work(s) most closely with, how many of them are men? Would you say all of them, most of them, about half of them, less than half of them, or none of them? (MENCOL80)
TOTAL%
1) All59129.1
2) Most89143.8
3) Half25812.7
4) Less than Half1457.1
5) None402.0
7) Inapplicable994.9
8) Don't Know80.4
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
131) During the average week, how many hours (does he/do you) work, counting overtime, travel to work, and work done for the job at home? (HRSWRK80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203354.41416
132) Does (your husband's/your) job involve any of the following? Irregular hours (HJBHRS80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes110954.5
2) No82640.6
7) Inapplicable974.8
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
133) Does (your husband's/your) job involve any of the following? Shift work (HJBSHF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37018.2
2) No156376.9
7) Inapplicable974.8
8) Don't Know20.1
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
134) Does (your husband's/your) job involve any of the following? Evening meetings (HJEVN80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes68033.4
2) No125361.6
7) Inapplicable974.8
8) Don't Know20.1
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
135) Does (your husband's/your) job involve any of the following? Overnight trips (HJBTRP80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67533.2
2) No125861.9
7) Inapplicable974.8
8) Don't Know20.1
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
136) How much does (your husband's/your) job interfere with your family life? Would you say a lot, somewhat, not too much, or not at all? (HJBFAM80)
TOTAL%
1) A lot1999.8
2) Somewhat38518.9
3) Not too much62030.5
4) Not at all72835.8
7) Inapplicable974.8
8) Don't Know30.1
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
137) On the whole, how satisfied (is your husband/are you) with this job? Would you say very satisfied, moderately satisfied, a little dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied? (HJBSAT80)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied91144.8
2) Moderately71935.4
3) Little dissatisfied20610.1
4) Very dissatisfied944.6
7) Inapplicable974.8
8) Don't Know50.2
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
138) Was there ever a time in your marriage when (your husband/you) did not have a job and could not bring money into the family for one month or longer? (HSUPPT80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes62730.8
2) No140269.0
8) Don't Know30.1
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
139) Did this occur in the last three years? [ASKED AFTER HSUPPT80] (HSP3YR80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27013.3
2) No35617.5
7) Inapplicable140669.2
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
140) (Where you/Was your wife) working for pay in the year before you got married? (WWKB480)
TOTAL%
1) Yes155076.2
2) No47923.6
8) Don't Know30.1
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
141) Since you got married, (have you/has she) ever worked for pay? (WWKAFT80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes178587.8
2) No24812.2
TOTAL2033100.0
142) How much of the time since you got married (have you/has she) held a job for pay? Would you say all of the time, most of the time, about half of the time, less than half of the time, or hardly any time at all? (WWKTIM80)
TOTAL%
1) All the time39719.5
2) Most time39919.6
3) Half time26713.1
4) Less than half35817.6
5) Hardly any time36417.9
7) Inapplicable24812.2
TOTAL2033100.0
143) (Were you/Was she) working at the start of your marriage? (WWKSTR80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes129163.5
2) No49424.3
7) Inapplicable24812.2
TOTAL2033100.0
144) Now I want to read you some reasons why people work. Please tell me how important each is as a reason why (you have/your wife has) worked during the time of your marriage. The first reason is because (your/her) earnings are necessary to make ends meet. Would you say this is a very important, pretty important, not very important, or not important at all reason for (your/your wife's) (WWKND80)
TOTAL%
1) Very important65632.3
2) Pretty important52225.7
3) Not very important34116.8
4) Not important at all26212.9
7) Inapplicable24812.2
8) Don't Know40.2
TOTAL2033100.0
145) Now I want to read you some reasons why people work. Please tell me how important each is as a reason why (you have/your wife has) worked during the time of your marriage. To have enough money to get some of the better things? (WWKBTR80)
TOTAL%
1) Very important44221.7
2) Pretty important69334.1
3) Not very important43221.2
4) Not important at all21210.4
7) Inapplicable24812.2
8) Don't Know50.2
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
146) Now I want to read you some reasons why people work. Please tell me how important each is as a reason why (you have/your wife has) worked during the time of your marriage. (You/She) wanted a career? (WWKCAR80)
TOTAL%
1) Very important36518.0
2) Pretty important35817.6
3) Not very important50524.8
4) Not important at all54726.9
7) Inapplicable24812.2
8) Don't Know100.5
TOTAL2033100.0
147) Now I want to read you some reasons why people work. Please tell me how important each is as a reason why (you have/your wife has) worked during the time of your marriage. For a feeling of accomplishment? (WWKACP80)
TOTAL%
1) Very important59829.4
2) Pretty important66032.5
3) Not very important27713.6
4) Not important at all23711.7
7) Inapplicable24812.2
8) Don't Know130.6
TOTAL2033100.0
148) Now I want to read you some reasons why people work. Please tell me how important each is as a reason why (you have/your wife has) worked during the time of your marriage. To get away from the family or children ? (WWKGTY80)
TOTAL%
1) Very important512.5
2) Pretty important1427.0
3) Not very important42520.9
4) Not important at all115256.7
7) Inapplicable24812.2
8) Don't Know150.7
TOTAL2033100.0
149) Now I want to read you some reasons why people work. Please tell me how important each is as a reason why (you have/your wife has) worked during the time of your marriage. (You don't/She doesn't) like staying home? (WWKNTH80)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1899.3
2) Pretty important29514.5
3) Not very important46723.0
4) Not important at all82140.4
7) Inapplicable24812.2
8) Don't Know130.6
TOTAL2033100.0
150) Now I want to read you some reasons why people work. Please tell me how important each is as a reason why (you have/your wife has) worked during the time of your marriage. (You like/She likes) the contact with people? (WWKCNT80)
TOTAL%
1) Very important80539.6
2) Pretty important67433.2
3) Not very important1869.1
4) Not important at all1165.7
7) Inapplicable24812.2
8) Don't Know40.2
TOTAL2033100.0
151) Now I want to read you some reasons why people work. Please tell me how important each is as a reason why (you have/your wife has) worked during the time of your marriage. To make (you/her) more financially independent ? (WWKMNY80)
TOTAL%
1) Very Important38118.7
2) Pretty Important46122.7
3) Not very Important48223.7
4) Not Important at all45022.1
7) Inapplicable24812.2
8) Don't Know110.5
TOTAL2033100.0
152) (Are you/Is your wife) working for pay right now? (WWKPYN80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes119758.9
2) No58828.9
7) Inapplicable24812.2
TOTAL2033100.0
153) Is this job associated with (your husband's/yours) in any-way for example, a family-owned business or farm or work for the same firm? (WHJOB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes-family492.4
2) Yes-same firm683.3
3) No107953.1
7) Inapplicable83641.1
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
154) Is this a full-time or part-time job? (WWKTM80)
TOTAL%
1) Full time84741.7
2) Part time34717.1
3) Both30.1
7) Inapplicable83641.1
TOTAL2033100.0
155) Does the job involve any of the following? Irregular hours (WJBIHR80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38719.0
2) No81039.8
7) Inapplicable83641.1
TOTAL2033100.0
156) Does the job involve any of the following? Shift work (WJBSHF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1798.8
2) No101750.0
7) Inapplicable83641.1
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
157) Does the job involve any of the following? Evening meetings (WJEVNG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28614.1
2) No91044.8
7) Inapplicable83641.1
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
158) Does the job involve any of the following? Overnight trips (WJBTRP80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1115.5
2) No108553.4
7) Inapplicable83641.1
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
159) Does the job involve any of the following? Regular periods of a month or more of not working (WJBNWK80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1969.6
2) No99749.0
7) Inapplicable83641.1
8) Don't Know40.2
TOTAL2033100.0
160) During the average work week, how many hours does the job involve? Please include overtime hours averaged, travel to and from work, and work for the job that was done at home? (WJBHRS80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203362.56731
161) How many of these hours are spent away from home? (WJBWY80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203260.90332
162) On the whole, how satisfied (are you/is your wife) with this job? Would you say very satisfied, moderately satisfied, a little dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied? (WJBSAT80)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied55827.4
2) Moderately48423.8
3) Little dissatisfied1216.0
4) Very dissatisfied331.6
7) Inapplicable83641.1
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
163) How long (have you/has she) had this job? (WFJBMT80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203363.87138
164) Thinking about the people (you work/your wife works) most closely with, how many of them are women? Would you say all of them, most of them, about half of them, less than half of them, or none of them? (WJWMN80)
TOTAL%
1) All21110.4
2) Most52325.7
3) Half25712.6
4) Less than half1316.4
5) None683.3
7) Inapplicable83741.2
8) Don't Know60.3
TOTAL2033100.0
165) Taking all things together, how would you say that (your/your wife s) working has affected the quality of your marriage? Has it greatly increased it, increased it, decreased it, or greatly decreased it? (WMARQL80)
TOTAL%
1) Greatly increased1276.2
2) Increased59829.4
3) Decreased663.2
4) Greatly decreased70.3
5) No change39219.3
7) Inapplicable83641.1
8) Don't Know70.3
TOTAL2033100.0
166) How (does your husband/do you) generally feel about (your/your wife s) working? (Does he/Do you) strongly approve, approve, disapprove, or strongly disapprove? (RWFWK80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly approve40119.7
2) Approve65932.4
3) Neutral633.1
4) Disapprove592.9
5) Strongly Disapprove130.6
7) Inapplicable83641.1
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
167) Do any of the following aspects of (your/your wife's) job cause (your husband/you) concern? IF YES, ASK: Is this a serious concern? Coming home crabby or irritable? (WJBCNA80)
TOTAL%
1) Serious874.3
2) Not too serious31715.6
3) No concern78938.8
7) Inapplicable83641.1
8) Don't Know40.2
TOTAL2033100.0
168) Do any of the following aspects of (your/your wife's) job cause (your husband/you) concern? IF YES, ASK: Is this a serious concern? Not having time to do all the things (you/she) should do for (him/you)? (WJBCNB80)
TOTAL%
1) Serious643.1
2) Not too serious1748.6
3) No concern95847.1
7) Inapplicable83641.1
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
169) Do any of the following aspects of (your/your wife's) job cause (your husband/you) concern? IF YES, ASK: Is this a serious concern? Having time to take care of the house? (WJBCNC80)
TOTAL%
1) Serious603.0
2) Not too serious1668.2
3) No concern96947.7
7) Inapplicable83641.1
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
170) Do any of the following aspects of (your/your wife's) job cause (your husband/you) concern? IF YES, ASK: Is this a serious concern? Meeting too many men? (WJBCND80)
TOTAL%
1) Serious190.9
2) Not too serious502.5
3) No concern112655.4
7) Inapplicable83641.1
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
171) Do any of the following aspects of (your/your wife's) job cause (your husband/you) concern? IF YES, ASK: Is this a serious concern? Not having time to do things together? (WJBCNE80)
TOTAL%
1) Serious844.1
2) Not too serious1818.9
3) No concern93045.7
7) Inapplicable83641.1
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
172) Do any of the following aspects of (your/your wife's) job cause (your husband/you) concern? IF YES, ASK: Is this a serious concern? Taking proper care of the children? (WJBCNF80)
TOTAL%
1) Serious251.2
2) Not too serious412.0
3) No concern72035.4
7) Inapplicable124761.3
TOTAL2033100.0
173) Was there any time in the last three years when your family had to rely primarily on (your/your wife s) income because (your husband was/you were) not bringing in enough money? (LS3YRA80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20310.0
2) No99248.8
7) Inapplicable83641.1
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
174) (Within the last three years/Since you got married) has there been a period of six months or longer in which (you/your wife) didn t have a job? (LS3YRB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32315.9
2) No87443.0
7) Inapplicable83641.1
TOTAL2033100.0
175) How many months ago did (you/she) start working this last time? (LATJBA80)
TOTAL%
0) 90.4
1) 281.4
2) 211.0
3) 231.1
4) 170.8
5) 80.4
6) 271.3
7) 70.3
8) 190.9
9) 80.4
10) 90.4
11) 30.1
12) 442.2
13) 60.3
14) 70.3
15) 40.2
16) 20.1
18) 201.0
20) 10.0
21) 10.0
23) 10.0
24) 381.9
25) 10.0
26) 30.1
27) 10.0
28) 10.0
30) 90.4
31) 10.0
36) 20.1
60) 10.0
96) 10.0
97) Inapplicable171084.1
TOTAL2033100.0
176) Before (you/she) started working this last time, how many months had it been since (you/she) worked? (LATJBB80)
TOTAL%
0) 10.0
1) 40.2
2) 50.2
3) 40.2
4) 80.4
5) 30.1
6) 301.5
7) 90.4
8) 130.6
9) 110.5
10) 70.3
11) 30.1
12) 281.4
13) 10.0
14) 40.2
15) 10.0
16) 20.1
17) 10.0
18) 160.8
20) 30.1
24) 231.1
25) 10.0
26) 10.0
28) 10.0
33) 10.0
34) 10.0
36) 201.0
40) 20.1
42) 20.1
48) 90.4
50) 10.0
52) 10.0
54) 20.1
57) 10.0
60) 180.9
72) 60.3
74) 10.0
76) 10.0
78) 10.0
84) 20.1
87) 10.0
96) 713.5
97) Inapplicable171084.1
98) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
177) What caused (you/her) to start working? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Husband suggested that it would be good idea to go to work. (RSNWKA80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60.3
7) Inapplicable171099.7
Missing317 
TOTAL1716100.0
178) What caused (you/her) to start working? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Earnings are necessary to make ends meet. (RSNWKB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1055.8
7) Inapplicable171094.2
Missing218 
TOTAL1815100.0
179) What caused (you/her) to start working? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) To have enough money to get some of the better things. (RSNWKC80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes653.7
7) Inapplicable171096.3
Missing258 
TOTAL1775100.0
180) What caused (you/her) to start working? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Wanted a career. (RSNWKD80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes321.8
7) Inapplicable171098.2
Missing291 
TOTAL1742100.0
181) What caused (you/her) to start working? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) For a feeling of accomplishment. (RSNWKE80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes523.0
7) Inapplicable171097.0
Missing271 
TOTAL1762100.0
182) What caused (you/her) to start working? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) To get away from the family or children. (RSNWKF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes221.3
7) Inapplicable171098.7
Missing301 
TOTAL1732100.0
183) What caused (you/her) to start working? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Doesn't like staying home. (RSNWKG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes593.3
7) Inapplicable171096.7
Missing264 
TOTAL1769100.0
184) What caused (you/her) to start working? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Likes the contact with people. (RSNWKH80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes512.9
7) Inapplicable171097.1
Missing272 
TOTAL1761100.0
185) What caused (you/her) to start working? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) To be more financially independent. (RSNWKI80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes191.1
7) Inapplicable171098.9
Missing304 
TOTAL1729100.0
186) What caused (you/her) to start working? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Other (Specify) (RSNWKJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1387.5
7) Inapplicable171092.5
Missing185 
TOTAL1848100.0
187) (Have you/Has your wife) changed from part-time to full-time work (since you got married, within the last 3 years, since you/she) last started to work) (THIS INCREASE MUST BE ASIDE FROM ANY JOINING OF LABOR FORCE INDICATED IN LS3YRB80.) (WFCHGE80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1115.5
2) No108553.4
7) Inapplicable83641.1
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
188) How long ago was that (ASKED AFTER WFCHGE80) (LNGWK80)
TOTAL%
1) 60.3
2) 30.1
3) 30.1
4) 10.0
5) 40.2
6) 50.2
7) 10.0
8) 80.4
9) 20.1
10) 40.2
12) 221.1
13) 10.0
18) 70.3
24) 241.2
30) 100.5
34) 20.1
36) 70.3
97) Inapplicable192294.5
98) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
189) What caused (you/her) to change to full-time (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Got a different job (WFCHA80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes341.7
7) Inapplicable192298.3
Missing77 
TOTAL1956100.0
190) What caused (you/her) to change to full-time (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Employer shifted her to another job (WFCHB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes110.6
7) Inapplicable192299.4
Missing100 
TOTAL1933100.0
191) What caused (you/her) to change to full-time (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Husband suggested that it would be a good idea to work extra hours (WFCHC80)
TOTAL%
7) Inapplicable1922100.0
Missing111 
TOTAL1922100.0
192) What caused (you/her) to change to full-time (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Extra earnings are necessary to make ends meet (WFCHD80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes221.1
7) Inapplicable192298.9
Missing89 
TOTAL1944100.0
193) What caused (you/her) to change to full-time (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) To have extra money to get some of the better things (WFCHE80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes140.7
7) Inapplicable192299.3
Missing97 
TOTAL1936100.0
194) What caused (you/her) to change to full-time (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Wanted a career (WFCHF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30.2
7) Inapplicable192299.8
Missing108 
TOTAL1925100.0
195) What caused (you/her) to change to full-time (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) For a feeling of accomplishment (WFCHG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60.3
7) Inapplicable192299.7
Missing105 
TOTAL1928100.0
196) What caused (you/her) to change to full-time (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) To get away from the family or children more (WFCHH80)
TOTAL%
7) Inapplicable1922100.0
Missing111 
TOTAL1922100.0
197) What caused (you/her) to change to full-time (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Doesn't like staying at home (WFCHI80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30.2
7) Inapplicable192299.8
Missing108 
TOTAL1925100.0
198) What caused (you/her) to change to full-time (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Likes the contact with people (WFCHJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10.1
7) Inapplicable192299.9
Missing110 
TOTAL1923100.0
199) What caused (you/her) to change to full-time (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) To be more financially independent (WFCHK80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50.3
7) Inapplicable192299.7
Missing106 
TOTAL1927100.0
200) What caused (you/her) to change to full-time (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIEL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Other (Specify) (WFCHL80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes532.7
7) Inapplicable192297.3
Missing58 
TOTAL1975100.0
201) How about a change from full-time to part-time work? (WFPTM80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes743.6
2) No112255.2
7) Inapplicable83641.1
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
202) Wife changed to Part-time: How long ago was that? (WFTMA80)
TOTAL%
0) 40.2
1) 90.4
2) 60.3
3) 50.2
4) 10.0
6) 60.3
7) 30.1
8) 10.0
9) 30.1
10) 10.0
12) 110.5
13) 20.1
14) 30.1
17) 20.1
18) 20.1
24) 80.4
26) 10.0
30) 10.0
31) 10.0
32) 10.0
36) 30.1
97) Inapplicable195996.4
TOTAL2033100.0
203) What caused (you/her) to change to part-time? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Got a different job (WFTMB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes150.8
7) Inapplicable195999.2
Missing59 
TOTAL1974100.0
204) What caused (you/her) to change to part-time? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Employer cut hours down (WFTMC80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20.1
7) Inapplicable195999.9
Missing72 
TOTAL1961100.0
205) What caused (you/her) to change to part-time? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) To have or to take care of children (WFTMD80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes301.5
7) Inapplicable195998.5
Missing44 
TOTAL1989100.0
206) What caused (you/her) to change to part-time? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Job was causing strains on the family or marriage (WFTME80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10.1
7) Inapplicable195999.9
Missing73 
TOTAL1960100.0
207) What caused (you/her) to change to part-time? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Husband did not want her to work so much (WFTMF80)
TOTAL%
7) Inapplicable1959100.0
Missing74 
TOTAL1959100.0
208) What caused (you/her) to change to part-time? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Wanted to spend more time at home (WFTMG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80.4
7) Inapplicable195999.6
Missing66 
TOTAL1967100.0
209) What caused (you/her) to change to part-time? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Laid off or on strike (WFTMH80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10.1
7) Inapplicable195999.9
Missing73 
TOTAL1960100.0
210) What caused (you/her) to change to part-time? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Couldn t stand the job any more (WFTMI80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10.1
7) Inapplicable195999.9
Missing73 
TOTAL1960100.0
211) What caused (you/her) to change to part-time? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Other (Specify) (WFTMJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes311.6
7) Inapplicable195998.4
Missing43 
TOTAL1990100.0
212) What was the last year that (you/your wife) worked? (WFTMK80)
TOTAL%
50) 10.0
51) 30.1
52) 10.0
53) 40.2
54) 20.1
55) 40.2
56) 20.1
57) 20.1
58) 60.3
59) 30.1
60) 40.2
61) 40.2
62) 60.3
63) 50.2
64) 80.4
65) 50.2
66) 110.5
67) 80.4
68) 130.6
69) 60.3
70) 180.9
71) 140.7
72) 150.7
73) 130.6
74) 261.3
75) 311.5
76) 381.9
77) 422.1
78) 582.9
79) 874.3
80) 1487.3
97) Inapplicable144571.1
TOTAL2033100.0
213) How many months ago was that? (ASKED AFTER WFTMK80) (WFSTWK80)
TOTAL%
0) 50.2
1) 301.5
2) 221.1
3) 221.1
4) 170.8
5) 190.9
6) 170.8
7) 70.3
8) 80.4
9) 70.3
10) 110.5
11) 90.4
12) 261.3
13) 40.2
14) 110.5
15) 20.1
16) 10.0
17) 30.1
18) 120.6
19) 40.2
20) 30.1
21) 10.0
22) 30.1
23) 10.0
24) 211.0
25) 60.3
26) 70.3
27) 10.0
28) 40.2
29) 20.1
30) 50.2
32) 30.1
33) 10.0
34) 20.1
35) 20.1
36) 160.8
37) 20.1
38) 20.1
40) 20.1
41) 10.0
42) 30.1
44) 20.1
48) 10.0
51) 10.0
97) Inapplicable169883.5
98) Don't Know60.3
TOTAL2033100.0
214) What caused (you/her) to stop working? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any others? (CONTINUE PROBING UNTIL NO MORE.) To have or take care of children (WFSTA80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1518.2
7) Inapplicable169891.8
Missing184 
TOTAL1849100.0
215) What caused (you/her) to stop working? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any others? (CONTINUE PROBING UNTIL NO MORE.) Job was causing strains on the family or marriage (WFSTB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90.5
7) Inapplicable169899.5
Missing326 
TOTAL1707100.0
216) What caused (you/her) to stop working? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any others? (CONTINUE PROBING UNTIL NO MORE.) Husband didn t want her to work any more (WFSTC80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90.5
7) Inapplicable169899.5
Missing326 
TOTAL1707100.0
217) What caused (you/her) to stop working? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any others? (CONTINUE PROBING UNTIL NO MORE.) Wanted to spend more time at home (WFSTD80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes221.3
7) Inapplicable169898.7
Missing313 
TOTAL1720100.0
218) What caused (you/her) to stop working? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any others? (CONTINUE PROBING UNTIL NO MORE.) Was laid off or on strike (WFSTE80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes271.6
7) Inapplicable169898.4
Missing308 
TOTAL1725100.0
219) What caused (you/her) to stop working? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any others? (CONTINUE PROBING UNTIL NO MORE.) Couldn't stand the job any more (WFSTF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes231.3
7) Inapplicable169898.7
Missing312 
TOTAL1721100.0
220) What caused (you/her) to stop working? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any others? (CONTINUE PROBING UNTIL NO MORE.) Other (Specify) (WFSTG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1618.7
7) Inapplicable169891.3
Missing174 
TOTAL1859100.0
221) Let me see if I have (your/your wife's) work history right. (Within the last three years/Since you got married) (you have/she has) (READ EACH ITEM ON LIST THAT APPLIES AND CHECK. IF MORE THAN ONE, SAY: You said the most recent change was ______ Is that right?) Stopped working (CHNGA80)
TOTAL%
1) Most Recent Change33621.0
7) Inapplicable126479.0
Missing433 
TOTAL1600100.0
222) Let me see if I have (your/your wife's) work history right. (Within the last three years/Since you got married) (you have/she has) (READ EACH ITEM ON LIST THAT APPLIES AND CHECK. IF MORE THAN ONE, SAY: You said the most recent change was ______ Is that right?) Started work after absence (CHNGB80)
TOTAL%
1) Most Recent Change28318.3
7) Inapplicable126481.7
Missing486 
TOTAL1547100.0
223) Let me see if I have (your/your wife's) work history right. (Within the last three years/Since you got married) (you have/she has) (READ EACH ITEM ON LIST THAT APPLIES AND CHECK. IF MORE THAN ONE, SAY: You said the most recent change was ______ Is that right?) Started working more hours (CHNGC80)
TOTAL%
1) Most Recent Change1017.4
7) Inapplicable126492.6
Missing668 
TOTAL1365100.0
224) Let me see if I have (your/your wife's) work history right. (Within the last three years/Since you got married) (you have/she has) (READ EACH ITEM ON LIST THAT APPLIES AND CHECK. IF MORE THAN ONE, SAY: You said the most recent change was ______ Is that right?) Started working fewer hours (CHNGD80)
TOTAL%
1) Most Recent Change493.7
7) Inapplicable126496.3
Missing720 
TOTAL1313100.0
225) Let me see if I have (your/your wife's) work history right. (Within the last three years/Since you got married) (you have/she has) (READ EACH ITEM ON LIST THAT APPLIES AND CHECK. IF MORE THAN ONE, SAY: You said the most recent change was ______ Is that right?) Not changed your employment situation (CHNGE80)
TOTAL%
1) Most Recent Change76575.5
7) Inapplicable24824.5
Missing1020 
TOTAL1013100.0
226) (Have you/Has your wife) wanted to go (back) to work? (WFWK80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36618.0
2) No46222.7
7) Inapplicable119758.9
8) Don't Know80.4
TOTAL2033100.0
227) Why would (you/she) like to go back to work? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) To make ends meet; necessity (WFWKA80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1066.0
7) Inapplicable166794.0
Missing260 
TOTAL1773100.0
228) Why would (you/she) like to go back to work? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) To get some better or special things (WFWKB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes774.4
7) Inapplicable166795.6
Missing289 
TOTAL1744100.0
229) Why would (you/she) like to go back to work? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Wants a career (WFWKC80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes442.6
7) Inapplicable166797.4
Missing322 
TOTAL1711100.0
230) Why would (you/she) like to go back to work? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Feeling of accomplishment (WFWKD80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes653.8
7) Inapplicable166796.2
Missing301 
TOTAL1732100.0
231) Why would (you/she) like to go back to work? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) To get away from house or kids (WFWKE80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes543.1
7) Inapplicable166796.9
Missing312 
TOTAL1721100.0
232) Why would (you/she) like to go back to work? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Bored staying home (WFWKF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes905.1
7) Inapplicable166794.9
Missing276 
TOTAL1757100.0
233) Why would (you/she) like to go back to work? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Likes contact with people (WFWKG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes764.4
7) Inapplicable166795.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
234) Why would (you/she) like to go back to work? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Make her financially independent (WFWKH80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes311.8
7) Inapplicable166798.2
Missing335 
TOTAL1698100.0
235) Why would (you/she) like to go back to work? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE TO PROBE UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Other (Specify) (WFWKI80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes905.1
7) Inapplicable166794.9
Missing276 
TOTAL1757100.0
236) I'm going to mention a list of reasons why some women don t work. For each reason would you tell me how important it is as a reason why (you aren't/your wife isn't) working? To take care of husband (WFWKJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Very important24712.1
2) Pretty important25712.6
3) Not very important32916.2
7) Inapplicable119758.9
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
237) I'm going to mention a list of reasons why some women don t work. For each reason would you tell me how important it is as a reason why (you aren't/your wife isn't) working? (Husband/You) (disapproves/disapprove) (WFWKK80)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1115.5
2) Pretty important924.5
3) Not very important62830.9
7) Inapplicable119758.9
8) Don't Know50.2
TOTAL2033100.0
238) I'm going to mention a list of reasons why some women don t work. For each reason would you tell me how important it is as a reason why (you aren't/your wife isn't) working? Health prohibits working (WFWKL80)
TOTAL%
1) Very important743.6
2) Pretty important482.4
3) Not very important71435.1
7) Inapplicable119758.9
TOTAL2033100.0
239) I'm going to mention a list of reasons why some women don t work. For each reason would you tell me how important it is as a reason why (you aren't/your wife isn't) working? Probably no jobs available for (you/her) (WFWKM80)
TOTAL%
1) Very important854.2
2) Pretty important643.1
3) Not very important67133.0
7) Inapplicable119758.9
8) Don't Know160.8
TOTAL2033100.0
240) I'm going to mention a list of reasons why some women don t work. For each reason would you tell me how important it is as a reason why (you aren't/your wife isn't) working? To have or take care of children (WFWKN80)
TOTAL%
1) Very important52926.0
2) Pretty important894.4
3) Not very important21210.4
7) Inapplicable120259.1
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
241) If for some unforeseen reason (you/your wife) had to go to work next week, how difficult do you believe it would be for (you/her) to find a job? Would you say very difficult, pretty difficult, not very difficult, or not difficult? (DIFJB80)
TOTAL%
1) Very difficult1266.2
2) Pretty difficult1859.1
3) Not very difficult25812.7
4) Not difficult at all26212.9
7) Inapplicable119758.9
8) Don't Know50.2
TOTAL2033100.0
242) (Do you/Does your wife) have any training or job experience which qualifies (you/her) for a particular kind of job? (WFEXP80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65732.3
2) No1778.7
7) Inapplicable119758.9
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
243) What kind of job would this be? (TRY TO FIT INTO ONE OF THESE THREE CATEGORIES. IF UNCERTAIN, WRITE DETAIL UNDER OTHER. DO NOT READ CATEGORIES.) (WFEXPT80)
TOTAL%
1) Little training1758.6
2) Some training31515.5
3) Much training1266.2
4) Other412.0
7) Inapplicable137667.7
TOTAL2033100.0
244) How would (your husband/you) feel about (you/your wife) going to work full-time now? Would (he/you) strongly approve, approve, disapprove, or strongly disapprove? (HFEELA80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly approve663.2
2) Approve30815.2
3) Disapprove27213.4
4) Strongly Disapprove1678.2
7) Inapplicable119758.9
8) Don't Know221.1
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
245) (Has your husband/Have you) suggested to (you/your wife) that it might be a good idea if (you/she) went to work (again)? (HFEELB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1035.1
2) No26913.2
7) Inapplicable165981.6
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
246) Why would (he/you) disapprove? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE PROBING UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Wife needed to take care of children (HFEELC80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27514.7
7) Inapplicable159485.2
9) Refused20.1
Missing162 
TOTAL1871100.0
247) Why would (he/you) disapprove? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE PROBING UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Loss of service - meals, housecleaning, ironing, etc. (HFEELD80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes362.2
7) Inapplicable159497.7
9) Refused20.1
Missing401 
TOTAL1632100.0
248) Why would (he/you) disapprove? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE PROBING UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Wife wouldn't make enough to cover costs of child care, transportation, taxes, etc (HFEELE80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes181.1
7) Inapplicable159498.8
9) Refused20.1
Missing419 
TOTAL1614100.0
249) Why would (he/you) disapprove? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE PROBING UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Wife should stay at home - non-specific (HFEELF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1146.7
7) Inapplicable159493.2
9) Refused20.1
Missing323 
TOTAL1710100.0
250) Why would (he/you) disapprove? (DO NOT READ, BUT CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.) ASK: Are there any other reasons? (CONTINUE PROBING UNTIL THERE ARE NO MORE.) Other (Specify) (HFEELG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1227.1
7) Inapplicable159492.8
9) Refused20.1
Missing315 
TOTAL1718100.0
251) How would he feel about a part-time job? Strongly approve, approve, disapprove, or strongly disapprove? (HFEELH80)
TOTAL%
1) Stronly Approve90.4
2) Approve1869.1
3) Disapprove1617.9
4) Strongly Disapprove713.5
5) Neutral10.0
7) Inapplicable159978.7
8) Don't Know50.2
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
252) If (you/your wife) had a choice would (you/she) have a part-time job, a full-time job, or not work at all? (WIFEWK80)
TOTAL%
1) Part time91044.8
2) Full Time54827.0
3) Not Work54326.7
8) Don't Know321.6
TOTAL2033100.0
253) Here are some statements about men's and women's roles. I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement (READ RESPONSE AS REQUIRED.) A woman's most important task in life should be taking care of her children. (WIFTSK80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree57028.0
2) Agree90144.3
3) Disagree42020.7
4) Strongly Disagree1276.2
8) Don't Know120.6
9) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
254) Here are some statements about men's and women's roles. I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement (READ RESPONSE AS REQUIRED.) A husband should earn a larger salary than his wife. (HEARN80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree22311.0
2) Agree56227.6
3) Disagree99548.9
4) Strongly Disagree1999.8
8) Don't Know532.6
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
255) Here are some statements about men's and women's roles. I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement (READ RESPONSE AS REQUIRED.) It should not bother the husband if a wife s job sometimes requires her to be away from home overnight. (HWORRY80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree1718.4
2) Agree109954.1
3) Disagree60829.9
4) Strongly Disagree1296.3
8) Don't Know241.2
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
256) Here are some statements about men's and women's roles. I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement (READ RESPONSE AS REQUIRED.) If his wife works full-time, a husband should share equally in household chores such as cooking, cleaning, and washing. (SHRCHR80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree72135.5
2) Agree111554.8
3) Disagree1597.8
4) Strongly Disagree211.0
8) Don't Know170.8
TOTAL2033100.0
257) Here are some statements about men's and women's roles. I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement (READ RESPONSE AS REQUIRED.) If jobs are scarce, a woman whose husband can support her ought to have a job. (WNTWK80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree1045.1
2) Agree68833.8
3) Disagree98448.4
4) Strongly Disagree1648.1
8) Don't Know894.4
9) Refused40.2
TOTAL2033100.0
258) Here are some statements about men's and women's roles. I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement (READ RESPONSE AS REQUIRED.) A working mother can establish just as good a relationship with her children as a mother who does not work. (GDRTLN80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree28213.9
2) Agree91945.2
3) Disagree63231.1
4) Strongly Disagree1427.0
8) Don't Know582.9
TOTAL2033100.0
259) Here are some statements about men's and women's roles. I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement (READ RESPONSE AS REQUIRED.) Even though a wife works outside the home, the husband should be the main breadwinner and the wife should have the responsibility for the home and children. (HRSPNS80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree1517.4
2) Agree78638.7
3) Disagree89944.2
4) Strongly Disagree1527.5
8) Don't Know442.2
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
260) I am going to make some statements and for each one I would like you to tell me whether it is true for you or not true for you. I never hesitate to go out of my way to help someone in trouble. (VALUEA80)
TOTAL%
1) True160578.9
2) Not true40519.9
8) Don't Know221.1
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
261) I am going to make some statements and for each one I would like you to tell me whether it is true for you or not true for you. I sometimes try to get even, rather than forgive and forget. (VALUEB80)
TOTAL%
1) True60829.9
2) Not true141469.6
8) Don't Know110.5
TOTAL2033100.0
262) I am going to make some statements and for each one I would like you to tell me whether it is true for you or not true for you. No matter who I'm talking to, I'm always a good listener. (VALUEC80)
TOTAL%
1) True135966.8
2) Not true65732.3
8) Don't Know170.8
TOTAL2033100.0
263) I am going to make some statements and for each one I would like you to tell me whether it is true for you or not true for you. At times I have really insisted on having things go my own way. (VALUED80)
TOTAL%
1) True154976.2
2) Not true47723.5
8) Don't Know60.3
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
264) Taking all things together, how would you say you are these days? Would you say you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (VALUEE80)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy90244.4
2) Pretty happy104651.5
3) Not too happy834.1
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
265) I am going to mention some of the things couples sometimes do together. For each one, I would like you to tell me how often you and your spouse do this together. How often do you eat your main meal together - almost always, usually, occasionally, or never? (VALUEF80)
TOTAL%
1) Almost Always161379.3
2) Usually21110.4
3) Occasionally1939.5
4) Never150.7
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
266) I am going to mention some of the things couples sometimes do together. For each one, I would like you to tell me how often you and your spouse do this together. Go shopping together? [INTERVIEWER'S NOTE: REPEAT RESPONSES AS NECESSARY.) (VALUEG80)
TOTAL%
1) Almost Always52525.8
2) Usually33016.2
3) Occasionally95446.9
4) Never22311.0
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
267) I am going to mention some of the things couples sometimes do together. For each one, I would like you to tell me how often you and your spouse do this together. How often do you visit friends together? (VALUEH80)
TOTAL%
1) Almost Always107452.8
2) Usually35417.4
3) Occasionally54827.0
4) Never572.8
TOTAL2033100.0
268) I am going to mention some of the things couples sometimes do together. For each one, I would like you to tell me how often you and your spouse do this together. Work together on projects around the house? (VALUEI80)
TOTAL%
1) Almost Always85041.8
2) Usually46622.9
3) Occasionally61630.3
4) Never1004.9
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
269) I am going to mention some of the things couples sometimes do together. For each one, I would like you to tell me how often you and your spouse do this together. When you go out - say, to play cards, bowling, or a movie - how oftend do you do this together? (VALUEJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Almost Always126062.0
2) Usually26713.1
3) Occasionally40419.9
4) Never994.9
8) Don't Know30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
270) IF WIFE HAD A WORK CHANGE, ASK: Has the amount of time you and you (husband/wife) spend doing things together changed since (you/your wife) __________(WORK CHANGE)? (VALUEK80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23311.5
2) No52725.9
7) Inapplicable126462.2
8) Don't Know20.1
9) Refused70.3
TOTAL2033100.0
271) Has it increased or decreased? (ASKED AFTER VALUEK80) (FRNDA80)
TOTAL%
1) Increased994.9
2) Decreased1336.5
7) Inapplicable180088.5
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
272) Are there any people you consider to be very close friends of yours who are not relatives? (FRNDB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes181189.1
2) No22110.9
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
273) How many persons would that be? (ASKED AFTER FRNDB80) (FRNDC80)
TOTAL%
1) 462.3
2) 23811.7
3) 1507.4
4) 31915.7
5) 1135.6
6) 31715.6
7) 291.4
8) 1185.8
9) 50.2
10) 20510.1
11) 10.0
12) 1045.1
14) 80.4
15) 261.3
16) 60.3
17) 10.0
18) 30.1
20) 462.3
24) 90.4
25) 160.8
30) 100.5
32) 10.0
40) 40.2
45) 10.0
48) 10.0
50) 40.2
60) 10.0
85) 10.0
96) 100.5
97) Inapplicable22210.9
98) Don't Know170.8
99) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
274) How well do your friends get along with your (husband/wife) - very well, pretty well, or not too well? (FRNDD80)
TOTAL%
1) Very well139468.6
2) Pretty well37418.4
3) Not too well231.1
4) Mixed reaction130.6
5) No friends10.0
7) Inapplicable22210.9
8) Don't Know60.3
TOTAL2033100.0
275) How many of your close friends are also close friends of your spouse's? (FRNDE80)
TOTAL%
0) 1758.6
1) 1004.9
2) 29714.6
3) 1607.9
4) 27113.3
5) 1115.5
6) 23711.7
7) 190.9
8) 924.5
9) 40.2
10) 1487.3
11) 20.1
12) 603.0
13) 10.0
14) 70.3
15) 231.1
16) 40.2
17) 10.0
18) 40.2
20) 271.3
21) 10.0
24) 90.4
25) 110.5
30) 80.4
32) 10.0
35) 10.0
40) 40.2
45) 10.0
47) 10.0
85) 10.0
96) 90.4
97) Inapplicable22210.9
98) Don't Know201.0
99) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
276) IF WIFE HAD A WORK CHANGE, ASK: Since (you/your wife) __________ (WORK CHANGE) has there been an increase or decrease in the number of your friends? (FRNDF80)
TOTAL%
1) Increased1969.6
2) Decreased673.3
3) No change42621.0
7) Inapplicable134065.9
9) Refused40.2
TOTAL2033100.0
277) Recently, has your (husband/wife) suggested that you should make new friends? (FRNDG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21310.5
2) No181689.3
8) Don't Know20.1
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
278) Have you recently suggested that your (husband/wife) should make new friends? (FRNDH80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29814.7
2) No173385.2
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
279) Some people are members of different organizations such as church groups, unions, or job-related groups, fraternal or civic groups, or recreation groups like bowling or card clubs. Do you belong to any groups or clubs? (MEMBRA80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes106452.3
2) No96747.6
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
280) How many do you belong to? (MEMBRB80)
TOTAL%
1) 45922.6
2) 27213.4
3) 1859.1
4) 743.6
5) 271.3
6) 251.2
7) 40.2
8) 30.1
10) 100.5
12) 20.1
14) 10.0
15) 10.0
20) 10.0
97) Inapplicable96947.7
TOTAL2033100.0
281) How many of these does your (husband/wife) also belong to? (MEMBRC80)
TOTAL%
0) 44922.1
1) 37218.3
2) 1437.0
3) 643.1
4) 180.9
5) 140.7
6) 20.1
7) 10.0
10) 10.0
97) Inapplicable96947.7
TOTAL2033100.0
282) IF WIFE HAD WORK CHANGE, ASK: Did the number of groups and clubs you share increase or decrease since (you/your wife) _________ (WORK CHANGE)? (MEMBRD80)
TOTAL%
1) Increased462.3
2) Decreased33416.4
3) No change201.0
7) Inapplicable162680.0
8) Don't Know40.2
9) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
283) Since you have been married have you ever taken part in consciousness raising groups, encounter groups, sensitivity or assertiveness training, or any activities similar to these? (MEMBRE80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25012.3
2) No178187.6
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
284) In every family there are a lot of routine tasks that have to be done - cleaning the house, doing the laundry, cleaning up after meals, cooking dinners, etc. How much of this kind of work usually is done by you - all of it, most of it, about half of it, less than half of it, or none of it? (CHOREA80)
TOTAL%
1) All of it33216.3
2) Most of it63031.0
3) About half44421.8
4) Less than half54026.6
5) None of it864.2
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
285) Do you think this is fair or do you think you do more than your share? (ASKED AFTER CHOREA80) (CHOREB80)
TOTAL%
1) Fair156076.7
2) Do more than share32616.0
3) Other1427.0
8) Don't Know50.2
TOTAL2033100.0
286) What about your spouse, does (he/she) think the current arrangement is fair or that (he/she) is doing more than (his/her) share? (ASKED AFTER CHOREB80) (CHOREC80)
TOTAL%
1) Fair167982.6
2) Do more than share23411.5
3) Other834.1
8) Don't Know361.8
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
287) Do you and your (husband/wife) have arguments or disagreements about whether one of you is doing their share of the housework? (CHORED80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50825.0
2) No152475.0
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
288) IF WIFE HAD WORK CHANGE, ASK: Have these arguments increased or decreased since (you/your wife) (WORK CHANGE)? (CHOREE80)
TOTAL%
1) Increased562.8
2) Decreased613.0
3) No change964.7
7) Inapplicable181989.5
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
289) IF WIFE HAD WORK CHANGE, ASK: Has the responsibility for doing these household chores changed any since (you/your wife) __________(WORK CHANGE)? (CHOREF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34717.1
2) No41720.5
7) Inapplicable126462.2
9) Refused50.2
TOTAL2033100.0
290) Husband does more (ASKED AFTER CHOREF80) (CHOREG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1769.4
7) Inapplicable168690.5
8) Don't Know10.1
Missing170 
TOTAL1863100.0
291) Husband does less (ASKED AFTER CHOREF80) (CHOREH80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1236.8
7) Inapplicable168693.1
8) Don't Know10.1
Missing223 
TOTAL1810100.0
292) Kids do more (ASKED AFTER CHOREF80) (CHOREI80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes623.5
7) Inapplicable168696.4
8) Don't Know10.1
Missing284 
TOTAL1749100.0
293) Make do with less (ASKED AFTER CHOREF80) (CHOREJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60.4
7) Inapplicable168699.6
8) Don't Know10.1
Missing340 
TOTAL1693100.0
294) Others do it (ASKED AFTER CHOREF80) (CHOREK80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes70.4
2) No211.2
7) Inapplicable168698.2
8) Don't Know30.2
Missing316 
TOTAL1717100.0
295) How much of the looking after children usually is done by you all of it, most of it, about half of it, less than half of it, or none of it? (CHCARA80)
TOTAL%
1) All of it1025.0
2) Most of it49324.2
3) About half50524.8
4) Less than half33416.4
5) None of it80.4
7) Inapplicable59029.0
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
296) Do you think this is fair or do you think you do more than your share? (ASKED AFTER CHCARA80) (CHCARB80)
TOTAL%
1) Fair124161.0
2) Do more than share1517.4
3) Other462.3
7) Inapplicable59029.0
8) Don't Know30.1
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
297) What about your spouse, does (he/she) think the current arrangement is fair or that (he/she) is doing more than (his/her) share? (CHCARC80)
TOTAL%
1) Fair129963.9
2) Do more than share844.1
3) Other512.5
7) Inapplicable59029.0
8) Don't Know70.3
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
298) Do you and your (husband/wife) have arguments or disagreements about whether one of you is doing their share or looking after the children? (CHCARD80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22010.8
2) No122160.1
7) Inapplicable59029.0
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
299) IF WIFE HAD WORK CHANGE, ASK: Have these arguments increased or decreased since (you/your wife) (WORK CHANGE)? (ASKED AFTER CHCARE80) (CHCARE80)
TOTAL%
1) Increased291.4
2) Decreased201.0
3) No change532.6
7) Inapplicable192694.7
8) Don't Know40.2
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
300) IF WIFE HAD WORK CHANGE, ASK: Has the responsibility for looking after the children changed any since (you/your wife) (WORK CHANGE)? (CHCARF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1648.1
2) No43521.4
7) Inapplicable142169.9
8) Don't Know100.5
9) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
301) Husband does more (ASKED AFTER CHCARF80) (CHCARG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes844.3
7) Inapplicable186995.7
Missing80 
TOTAL1953100.0
302) Husband does less (ASKED AFTER CHCARF80) (CHCARH80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes442.3
7) Inapplicable186997.7
Missing120 
TOTAL1913100.0
303) Kids do more (ASKED AFTER CHCARF80) (CHCARI80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes170.9
7) Inapplicable186999.1
Missing147 
TOTAL1886100.0
304) Make do with less (ASKED AFTER CHCARF80) (CHCARJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10.1
7) Inapplicable186999.9
Missing163 
TOTAL1870100.0
305) Others do it (ASKED AFTER CHCARF80) (CHCARK80)
TOTAL%
1) Others Do It221.2
2) Wife Does More110.6
7) Inapplicable186998.2
8) Don't Know10.1
Missing130 
TOTAL1903100.0
306) When your spouse is away, would you say you miss (him/her) a great deal, somewhat, or hardly at all? (AWAYA80)
TOTAL%
1) A Great Deal129763.8
2) Somewhat55427.3
3) Hardly at All773.8
4) Never Away994.9
8) Don't Know50.2
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
307) When you stay home all day with your family, how often do you feel tired or irritated? Would you say a lot of the time, some of the time, hardly ever, or never? (AWAYB80)
TOTAL%
1) Lot of the Time854.2
2) Some time80039.4
3) Hardly ever89644.1
4) Never24312.0
8) Don't Know90.4
TOTAL2033100.0
308) Sometimes married people think they would enjoy living apart from their spouse. How often do you feel this way? Would you say very often, often, occasionally, or never? (AWAYC80)
TOTAL%
1) Very often190.9
2) Often361.8
3) Occasionally61930.4
4) Never135366.6
8) Don't Know60.3
TOTAL2033100.0
309) How about your children. How often do you wish you didn't have to live with them? (AWAYD80)
TOTAL%
1) Very often70.3
2) Often180.9
3) Occasionally35517.5
4) Never106252.2
7) Inapplicable59029.0
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
310) Compared to most children, would you say any of your children have given you a lot of problems, some problems, only a few problems, or haven't they given you any problems at all? (CHPROB80)
TOTAL%
1) A lot512.5
2) Some22411.0
3) Only a Few66632.8
4) None49924.5
7) Inapplicable59029.0
8) Don't Know30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
311) Now, I would like you to think a minute about the way decisions are made at your house. Are there any kinds of decisions made around your house where your decision is the final word? (DECIDA80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes135166.5
2) No67533.2
8) Don't Know70.3
TOTAL2033100.0
312) What about your spouse - are there any kinds of decisions where (his/her) decision is the final word? (DECIDE80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes149273.4
2) No53426.3
8) Don't Know70.3
TOTAL2033100.0
313) Overall, considering all the kinds of decisions you two make, does your spouse more often have the final word or do you? (DECIDB80)
TOTAL%
1) I Do51225.2
2) Spouse Does49424.3
3) Equal Compromise101449.9
8) Don't Know120.6
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
314) Overall, are you satisfied with the amount of influence you have in family decision making? (DEIDBB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes186291.6
2) More or less663.2
3) No1035.1
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
315) IF WIFE HAD WORK CHANGE, ASK: Has the amount of influence you have in family decision-making changed since (you/your wife) ____________(WORK CHANGE)? (DECIDC80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes894.4
2) No67033.0
7) Inapplicable126462.2
8) Don't Know20.1
9) Refused80.4
TOTAL2033100.0
316) How often do you disagree with your (husband/wife)? Would you say never, rarely, sometimes, often, or very often? (DISAGA80)
TOTAL%
1) Never211.0
2) Rarely51925.5
3) Sometimes124461.2
4) Often20810.2
5) Very often412.0
TOTAL2033100.0
317) IF WIFE HAD WORK CHANGE, ASK: Has the frequency with which you disagree changed since (you/she) (WORK CHANGE)? (DISAGB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes733.6
2) No68133.5
7) Inapplicable127162.5
9) Refused80.4
TOTAL2033100.0
318) In what way? (ASKED AFTER DISAGB80) (DISAGC80)
TOTAL%
1) Fewer now331.6
2) More now391.9
7) Inapplicable196096.4
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
319) How many serious quarrels have you had with your spouse in the past two months? (DISAGD80)
TOTAL%
0) 142570.2
1) 32516.0
2) 1738.5
3) 432.1
4) 170.8
5) 110.5
6) 100.5
7) 10.0
8) 30.1
10) 60.3
12) 10.0
15) 20.1
16) 20.1
50) 10.0
60) 20.1
96) 10.0
98) Don't Know80.4
Missing2 
TOTAL2031100.0
320) In many households bad feelings and arguments occur from time to time. In many cases people get so angry that they slap, hit, push, kick, or throw things at one another. Has this ever happened between you and your (husband/wife)? (DISAGE80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39719.5
2) No163380.3
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
321) How many times has it happened over the last three years? (ASKED AFTER DISAGE80) (DISAGF80)
TOTAL%
0) 1517.4
1) 994.9
2) 723.5
3) 241.2
4) 170.8
5) 80.4
6) 60.3
7) 10.0
8) 10.0
10) 20.1
12) 10.0
15) 10.0
20) 20.1
50) 10.0
72) 10.0
97) Inapplicable163680.5
98) Don't Know100.5
TOTAL2033100.0
322) Now I have some questions about your health. In general, would you say your own health is excellent, good, fair, or poor? (HLTHA80)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent103350.8
2) Good77838.3
3) Fair1829.0
4) Poor381.9
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
323) Has this (fair/poor) health conditions put a strain on your marriage? (HLTHB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes663.2
2) No1517.4
7) Inapplicable181389.2
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused10.0
Missing1 
TOTAL2032100.0
324) Do you have any permanent health or physical conditions that restrict your ability to move about or limit you in dressing, bathing, eating, working, or keeping house? (HLTHC80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1256.1
2) No190693.8
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
325) Has this put a strain on your marriage? (HLTHD80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes281.4
2) No954.7
7) Inapplicable190893.9
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
326) In the last three years, were there ever times when you were extremely unhappy, nervous, irritable, or depressed? (HLTHE80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes108353.3
2) No95046.7
TOTAL2033100.0
327) Have you felt that way recently? (ASKED AFTER HLTHE80) (HLTHF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37618.5
2) No70434.6
7) Inapplicable95046.7
8) Don't Know30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
328) Did this lead you to cut down on your activities for several days or more? (ASKED AFTER HLTHF80) (HLTHG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1668.2
2) No21010.3
7) Inapplicable165781.5
TOTAL2033100.0
329) Has this put a strain on your marriage? (ASKED AFTER HLTHF80) (HLTHH80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1597.8
2) No21510.6
7) Inapplicable165781.5
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
330) In general, would you say your (husband's/wife's) health is excellent, good, fair, or poor? (HLTHI80)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent103651.0
2) Good80539.6
3) Fair1638.0
4) Poor291.4
TOTAL2033100.0
331) Has this (fair/poor) health condition put a strain on your marriage? (HLTHJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes562.8
2) No1336.5
7) Inapplicable184190.6
8) Don't know10.0
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
332) Does your (husband/wife) have any permanent health or physical condition that restricts (him/her) ability to move about or limits (him/her) in dressing, bathing, eating, working, or keeping house? (HLTHK80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1346.6
2) No189693.3
9) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
333) Has this put a strain on your marriage? (ASKED AFTER HLTHJ80) (HLTHL80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes402.0
2) No934.6
7) Inapplicable189993.4
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
334) In the past three years, were there times when (your husband/wife) was extremely unhappy, nervous, irritable, or depressed? (HLTHM80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes95146.8
2) No106952.6
8) Don't Know120.6
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
335) Has (he/she) felt that way recently? (ASKED AFTER HLTHL80) (HLTHN80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32816.1
2) No61630.3
7) Inapplicable108253.2
8) Don't Know70.3
TOTAL2033100.0
336) Did this lead (him/her) to cut down on (his/her) activities for several days or more? (ASKED AFTER HLTHL80) (HLTHO80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1286.3
2) No2009.8
7) Inapplicable170583.9
TOTAL2033100.0
337) Has this put a strain on your marriage? (ASKED AFTER HLTHL80) (HLTHP80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1628.0
2) No1668.2
7) Inapplicable170583.9
TOTAL2033100.0
338) I am going to mention some different aspects of married life. For each one, I would like you to tell me whether you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy with this aspect of your marriage. (READ ALTERNATIVES AS NEEDED.) How happy are you with the amount of understanding you receive from your (husband/wife)? (SATISA80)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy101049.7
2) Pretty happy85041.8
3) Not too happy1718.4
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
339) I am going to mention some different aspects of married life. For each one, I would like you to tell me whether you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy with this aspect of your marriage. (READ ALTERNATIVES AS NEEDED.) With the amount of love and affection you receive? (SATISB80)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy123960.9
2) Pretty happy67133.0
3) Not too happy1195.9
8) Don't Know40.2
TOTAL2033100.0
340) I am going to mention some different aspects of married life. For each one, I would like you to tell me whether you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy with this aspect of your marriage. (READ ALTERNATIVES AS NEEDED.) How happy are you with the extent to which you and your spouse agree about things - very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (SATISC80)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy83040.8
2) Pretty happy106652.4
3) Not too happy1346.6
8) Don't Know30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
341) I am going to mention some different aspects of married life. For each one, I would like you to tell me whether you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy with this aspect of your marriage. (READ ALTERNATIVES AS NEEDED.) With your sexual relationship? (SATISD80)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy114356.2
2) Pretty happy75637.2
3) Not too happy1135.6
8) Don't Know60.3
9) Refused150.7
TOTAL2033100.0
342) I am going to mention some different aspects of married life. For each one, I would like you to tell me whether you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy with this aspect of your marriage. (READ ALTERNATIVES AS NEEDED.) IF CHILDREN IN THE HOUSEHOLD, ASK: With the way your spouse gets along with your children? (SATISE80)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy94446.4
2) Pretty happy43821.5
3) Not too happy592.9
7) Inapplicable59029.0
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
343) I am going to mention some different aspects of married life. For each one, I would like you to tell me whether you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy with this aspect of your marriage. (READ ALTERNATIVES AS NEEDED.) How happy are you with your spouse s performance as a breadwinner - very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (SATISF80)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy111754.9
2) Pretty happy48023.6
3) Not too happy582.9
4) Doesn't apply36718.1
8) Don't know90.4
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
344) I am going to mention some different aspects of married life. For each one, I would like you to tell me whether you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy with this aspect of your marriage. (READ ALTERNATIVES AS NEEDED.) With your spouse as someone who takes care of things around the house? (SATISG80)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy109653.9
2) Pretty happy72535.7
3) Not too happy20610.1
8) Don't Know60.3
TOTAL2033100.0
345) I am going to mention some different aspects of married life. For each one, I would like you to tell me whether you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy with this aspect of your marriage. (READ ALTERNATIVES AS NEEDED.) With your spouse as someone to do things with? (SATISH80)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy138768.2
2) Pretty happy53026.1
3) Not too happy1145.6
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
346) I am going to mention some different aspects of married life. For each one, I would like you to tell me whether you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy with this aspect of your marriage. (READ ALTERNATIVES AS NEEDED.) With your spouse's faithfulness to you? (SATISI80)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy177187.1
2) Pretty happy22511.1
3) Not too happy291.4
8) Don't Know70.3
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
347) I am going to mention some different aspects of married life. For each one, I would like you to tell me whether you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy with this aspect of your marriage. (READ ALTERNATIVES AS NEEDED.) With your financial situation? (SATISJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy79939.3
2) Pretty happy97047.7
3) Not too happy26012.8
8) Don't Know20.1
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
348) I am going to mention some different aspects of married life. For each one, I would like you to tell me whether you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy with this aspect of your marriage. (READ ALTERNATIVES AS NEEDED.) With your home? (SATISK80)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy123460.7
2) Pretty happy66932.9
3) Not too happy1286.3
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
349) Marriage affects many areas of a person's life, sometimes positively and sometimes negatively. Does you marriage have a positive or negative effect on the following areas of your life -- Your Social Life? (MARRYA80)
TOTAL%
1) Positive177087.1
2) Negative1396.8
3) No Effect1105.4
8) Don't Know130.6
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
350) Marriage affects many areas of a person's life, sometimes positively and sometimes negatively. Does you marriage have a positive or negative effect on the following areas of your life -- Your financial situation? (MARRYB80)
TOTAL%
1) Positive174585.8
2) Negative1638.0
3) No Effect1015.0
8) Don't Know221.1
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
351) Marriage affects many areas of a person's life, sometimes positively and sometimes negatively. Does you marriage have a positive or negative effect on the following areas of your life -- Your peace of mind? (MARRYC80)
TOTAL%
1) Positive186291.6
2) Negative944.6
3) No Effect572.8
8) Don't Know190.9
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
352) Marriage affects many areas of a person's life, sometimes positively and sometimes negatively. Does you marriage have a positive or negative effect on the following areas of your life -- Getting along with your children? (If Kids) (MARRYD80)
TOTAL%
1) Positive137567.6
2) Negative311.5
3) No Effect311.5
7) Inapplicable59029.0
8) Don't Know50.2
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
353) Marriage affects many areas of a person's life, sometimes positively and sometimes negatively. Does you marriage have a positive or negative effect on the following areas of your life -- Your job opportunities? (If employed) (MARRYE80)
TOTAL%
1) Positive109453.8
2) Negative1497.3
3) No Effect25812.7
7) Inapplicable51725.4
8) Don't Know140.7
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
354) Often one partner in a marriage gives more than the other. Do you feel that one of you gives more to the marriage than the other? (MARRYF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57828.4
2) No144371.0
8) Don't Know120.6
TOTAL2033100.0
355) If yes, who? (ASKED AFTER MARRYF80) (MARRYG80)
TOTAL%
1) Self29714.6
2) Spouse27413.5
7) Inapplicable145571.6
8) Don't Know70.3
TOTAL2033100.0
356) I'd like to mention a number of problem areas. Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you - (IF RESPONDENT SAYS YES, ASK: Which one of you?) Gets angry easily? (MARRYH80)
TOTAL%
1) No135266.5
2) Yes, Spouse23811.7
3) Yes, Self33616.5
4) Both1035.1
8) Don't Know30.1
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
357) I'd like to mention a number of problem areas. Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you - (IF RESPONDENT SAYS YES, ASK: Which one of you?) Has feelings that are easily hurt? (MARRYI80)
TOTAL%
1) No110754.5
2) Yes, Spouse28914.2
3) Yes, Self50724.9
4) Both1216.0
8) Don't Know90.4
TOTAL2033100.0
358) I'd like to mention a number of problem areas. Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you - (IF RESPONDENT SAYS YES, ASK: Which one of you?) Is jealous? (MARRYJ80)
TOTAL%
1) No163180.2
2) Yes, Spouse1909.3
3) Yes, Self1306.4
4) Both803.9
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
359) I'd like to mention a number of problem areas. Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you - (IF RESPONDENT SAYS YES, ASK: Which one of you?) Is domineering? (MARRYK80)
TOTAL%
1) No162579.9
2) Yes, Spouse1778.7
3) Yes, Self1718.4
4) Both442.2
8) Don't Know140.7
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
360) I'd like to mention a number of problem areas. Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you - (IF RESPONDENT SAYS YES, ASK: Which one of you?) Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you is critical? (MARRYL80)
TOTAL%
1) No154976.2
2) Yes, Spouse1658.1
3) Yes, Self24011.8
4) Both703.4
8) Don't Know80.4
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
361) I'd like to mention a number of problem areas. Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you - (IF RESPONDENT SAYS YES, ASK: Which one of you?) Is moody (MARRYM80)
TOTAL%
1) No130664.2
2) Yes, Spouse21410.5
3) Yes, Self36618.0
4) Both1447.1
8) Don't Know30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
362) I'd like to mention a number of problem areas. Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you - (IF RESPONDENT SAYS YES, ASK: Which one of you?) Won't talk to the other? (MARRYN80)
TOTAL%
1) No148473.0
2) Yes, Spouse2029.9
3) Yes, Self24011.8
4) Both1055.2
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
363) I'd like to mention a number of problem areas. Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you - (IF RESPONDENT SAYS YES, ASK: Which one of you?) Has had a sexual relationship with someone else? (MARRYO80)
TOTAL%
1) No191194.0
2) Yes, Spouse502.5
3) Yes, Self391.9
4) Both160.8
8) Don't Know90.4
9) Refused80.4
TOTAL2033100.0
364) I'd like to mention a number of problem areas. Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you - (IF RESPONDENT SAYS YES, ASK: Which one of you?) Has irritating habits? (MARRYP80)
TOTAL%
1) No165881.6
2) Yes, Spouse1587.8
3) Yes, Self854.2
4) Both1306.4
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
365) I'd like to mention a number of problem areas. Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you - (IF RESPONDENT SAYS YES, ASK: Which one of you?) Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you is not at home enough? (MARRYQ80)
TOTAL%
1) No164380.8
2) Yes, Spouse1839.0
3) Yes, Self1829.0
4) Both231.1
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
366) I'd like to mention a number of problem areas. Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you - (IF RESPONDENT SAYS YES, ASK: Which one of you?) Spends money foolishly? (MARRYR80)
TOTAL%
1) No170383.8
2) Yes, Spouse1487.3
3) Yes, Self1125.5
4) Both683.3
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
367) I'd like to mention a number of problem areas. Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you - (IF RESPONDENT SAYS YES, ASK: Which one of you?) Drinks or uses drugs? (MARRYS80)
TOTAL%
1) No189693.3
2) Yes, Spouse803.9
3) Yes, Self412.0
4) Both140.7
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
368) I'd like to mention a number of problem areas. Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you - (IF RESPONDENT SAYS YES, ASK: Which one of you?) Has been in trouble with the law? (MARRYT80)
TOTAL%
1) No199698.2
2) Yes, Spouse190.9
3) Yes, Self160.8
4) Both20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
369) I'd like to mention a number of problem areas. Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you - (IF RESPONDENT SAYS YES, ASK: Which one of you?) IF CHILDREN, ASK: Is sometimes abusive to the children? (MARRYU80)
TOTAL%
1) No141069.4
2) Yes, Spouse211.0
3) Yes, Self70.3
4) Both30.1
7) Inapplicable59029.0
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
370) If you had to do it all over again, would you marry someone else, the same person or not marry at all? (MARRYV80)
TOTAL%
1) Someone else643.1
2) Same Person175286.2
3) Not Marry at all1607.9
8) Don't Know542.7
9) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
371) When you were thinking about getting married, did you ever have doubts about whether this was the best marriage for you? (MARRYW80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes79639.2
2) No122860.4
8) Don't Know90.4
TOTAL2033100.0
372) Taking all things together, how would you describe your marriage? Would you say that your marriage is very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (MARRYX80)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy128563.2
2) Pretty happy68533.7
3) Not too happy592.9
8) Don't Know40.2
TOTAL2033100.0
373) Compared to other marriages you know about, do you think your marriage is better than most, about the same as most, or not as good as most? (MARRYY80)
TOTAL%
1) Better149173.3
2) Same48123.7
3) Not as good381.9
8) Don't Know231.1
TOTAL2033100.0
374) Even people who get along quite well with their spouse sometimes wonder whether their marriage is working out. Have you ever thought your marriage might be in trouble? (MARTBA80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes95847.1
2) No107352.8
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
375) How long ago did you first feel that way? (IF LESS THAN 1, RECORD 0) (ASKED AFTER MARTBA80) (MARTBB80)
TOTAL%
0) 924.5
1) 1336.5
2) 1155.7
3) 854.2
4) 743.6
5) 733.6
6) 613.0
7) 311.5
8) 391.9
9) 100.5
10) 643.1
11) 30.1
12) 201.0
13) 40.2
14) 80.4
15) 331.6
16) 60.3
17) 60.3
18) 80.4
19) 40.2
20) 170.8
21) 30.1
22) 30.1
23) 70.3
24) 40.2
25) 70.3
26) 30.1
27) 40.2
29) 10.0
30) 10.0
32) 10.0
33) 10.0
34) 10.0
36) 10.0
37) 10.0
97) Inapplicable107552.9
98) Don't Know321.6
99) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
376) IF MARRIED MORE THAN THREE YEARS, ASK: Have you thought this within the last three years? (MARTBC80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40620.0
2) No34016.7
7) Inapplicable128263.1
8) Don't Know30.1
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
377) Do you feel this way now? (ASKED AFTER MARTBA80) (MARTBD80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes874.3
2) No32516.0
7) Inapplicable161779.5
8) Don't Know40.2
TOTAL2033100.0
378) Have you talked with your (husband/wife) about these problems? (ASKED AFTER MARTBA80) (MARTBE80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38619.0
2) No301.5
7) Inapplicable161779.5
TOTAL2033100.0
379) Have you ever talked with family members, friends, clergy, counselors, or social workers about problems in your marriage? (MARTBF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes62330.6
2) No140769.2
8) Don't Know20.1
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
380) IF MARRIED MORE THAN 3 YEARS, ASK: Have you talked with them about your marital problems within the last three years? (MARTBG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30715.1
2) No1839.0
7) Inapplicable154275.8
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
381) Respondent Talked to Family Regarding Marital Problems (MARTBH80)
TOTAL%
1) Talked to25113.6
7) Inapplicable159386.4
Missing189 
TOTAL1844100.0
382) Respondent Talked to Friends Regarding Marital Problems (MARTBI80)
TOTAL%
1) Talked to21912.1
7) Inapplicable159387.9
Missing221 
TOTAL1812100.0
383) Respondent Talked to Clergy, Doctor, or Counselor Regarding Marital Problems (MARTBJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Talked to1528.7
7) Inapplicable159391.3
Missing288 
TOTAL1745100.0
384) Respondent Talked to Others Regarding Martial Problems (MARTBK80)
TOTAL%
1) Talked to130.8
7) Inapplicable159399.2
Missing427 
TOTAL1606100.0
385) Have you talked with them recently? (ASKED AFTER MARTBK80) (MARTBL80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1678.2
2) No27313.4
7) Inapplicable159378.4
TOTAL2033100.0
386) As far as you know, has your (husband/wife) talked with relatives, friends, or a counselor about problems either of you were having with your marriage? (MART80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37718.5
2) No160979.1
8) Don't Know452.2
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
387) IF MARRIED MORE THAN 3 YEARS, ASK: Has (he/she) talked with any of them within the last three years? (ASKED AFTER MART80) (MARTA80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1889.2
2) No1015.0
7) Inapplicable173985.5
8) Don't Know50.2
TOTAL2033100.0
388) Has (he/she) done so recently? (ASKED AFTER MART80) (MARTB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1045.1
2) No1487.3
7) Inapplicable176286.7
8) Don't Know190.9
TOTAL2033100.0
389) As far as you know, has your spouse ever thought your marriage was in trouble? (MARTBM80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65032.0
2) No133565.7
8) Don't Know472.3
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
390) IF MARRIED MORE THAN 3 YEARS, ASK: Has (he/she) thought this way in the last three years? (ASKED AFTER MARTBM80) (MARTBN80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31015.2
2) No22110.9
7) Inapplicable149473.5
8) Don't Know70.3
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
391) Does (he/she) feel this way now? (ASKED AFTER MARTBM80) (MARTBO80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes532.6
2) No23511.6
7) Inapplicable172384.8
8) Don't Know221.1
TOTAL2033100.0
392) Has the thought of getting a divorce or separation crossed your mind (IN THE LAST THREE YEARS)? (DIVORA80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41920.6
2) No161279.3
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
393) Are you thinking about it now? (ASKED AFTER DIVORA80) (DIVORB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes512.5
2) No36818.1
7) Inapplicable161479.4
TOTAL2033100.0
394) Do you think divorce or separation might be a good idea, are you uncertain about it, or do you feel that it is not a good idea? (DIVORC80)
TOTAL%
1) Good idea150.7
2) Uncertain281.4
3) Not good idea70.3
7) Inapplicable198297.5
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
395) As far as you know, has the thought of divorce or a separation crossed your (husband's/wife's) mind (IN THE LAST THREE YEARS)? (DIVORD80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31315.4
2) No167382.3
8) Don't Know462.3
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
396) Is (he/she) thinking about it now? (ASKED AFTER DIVORC80) (DIVORE80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes221.1
2) No26913.2
7) Inapplicable172084.6
8) Don't Know221.1
TOTAL2033100.0
397) Do you think (he/she) feels divorce or a separation might be a good idea, is uncertain about it, or believes it is not a good idea? (DIVORF80)
TOTAL%
1) Good idea70.3
2) Uncertain110.5
3) Not good idea30.1
7) Inapplicable201198.9
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
398) Have you or your (husband/wife) ever seriously suggested the idea of divorce? (DIVORG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1999.8
2) No24312.0
7) Inapplicable158778.1
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
399) Has this been within the last three years? (ASKED AFTER DIVORF80) (DIVORH80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1748.6
2) No251.2
7) Inapplicable183490.2
TOTAL2033100.0
400) Divorce Suggested: Recently? (ASKED AFTER DIVORG80) (DIVORI80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes603.0
2) No1145.6
7) Inapplicable185991.4
TOTAL2033100.0
401) Did this happen more than once? (ASKED AFTER DIVORF80) (DIVORJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes954.7
2) No793.9
7) Inapplicable185991.4
TOTAL2033100.0
402) Who started the (most recent) conversation? (ASKED AFTER DIVORF80) (DIVORK80)
TOTAL%
1) Self844.1
2) Spouse512.5
3) Both261.3
7) Inapplicable185991.4
8) Don't Know130.6
TOTAL2033100.0
403) During the conversation did you generally speak in favor of the idea, suggest it was not a good idea, or express uncertainty? (ASKED AFTER DIVORF80) (DIVORL80)
TOTAL%
1) Favor Idea653.2
2) Not Good Idea251.2
3) Uncertain814.0
7) Inapplicable185991.4
8) Don't Know30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
404) During the conversation did your (husband/wife) generally speak in favor of the idea, suggest it was not a good idea, or express uncertainty? (DIVORM80)
TOTAL%
1) Favor Idea452.2
2) Not Good Idea442.2
3) Uncertain753.7
4) Said Nothing70.3
7) Inapplicable185991.4
8) Don't Know30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
405) Does (he/she) feel more strongly, less strongly, or the same as you do about it? (DIVORN80)
TOTAL%
1) More Strongly291.4
2) Less Strongly623.0
3) About Same713.5
7) Inapplicable185991.4
8) Don't Know120.6
TOTAL2033100.0
406) Did you talk about consulting an attorney? (DIVORO80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes643.1
2) No1095.4
7) Inapplicable185991.4
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
407) What about child custody, did you discuss that? (DIVORP80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes582.9
2) No723.5
7) Inapplicable190293.6
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
408) What about dividing up the property? (DIVORQ80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes713.5
2) No1035.1
7) Inapplicable185991.4
TOTAL2033100.0
409) Have you talked about the problems of living apart? (DIVORR80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes854.2
2) No894.4
7) Inapplicable185991.4
TOTAL2033100.0
410) Have you talked about filing? (DIVORS80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes532.6
2) No1216.0
7) Inapplicable185991.4
TOTAL2033100.0
411) Have you or your (husband/wife) consulted an attorney about a divorce or separation? (DIVORT80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes391.9
2) No1336.5
7) Inapplicable185991.4
8) Don't Know20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
412) Have you or your (husband/wife) filed a divorce or separation petition? (DIVORU80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes201.0
2) No1547.6
7) Inapplicable185991.4
TOTAL2033100.0
413) What happened to the petition? (DIVORV80)
TOTAL%
1) Withdrawn120.6
2) Pending70.3
7) Inapplicable201399.0
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
414) Have you discussed a divorce or separation with members of your family? (DIVORW80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1246.1
2) No31815.6
7) Inapplicable158778.1
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
415) Do they generally approve or disapprove of the idea? (ASKED AFTER DIVORV80) (DIVORX80)
TOTAL%
1) Approve301.5
2) Disapprove522.6
3) Mixed Feelings341.7
7) Inapplicable190993.9
8) Don't Know80.4
TOTAL2033100.0
416) Have you discussed a divorce or separation with a close friend? (DIVORY80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1658.1
2) No27713.6
7) Inapplicable158778.1
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
417) Does your friend generally approve or disapprove of the idea? (ASKED AFTER DIVORX80) (DIVORZ80)
TOTAL%
1) Approve512.5
2) Disapprove562.8
3) Mixed Feelings482.4
7) Inapplicable186891.9
8) Don't Know100.5
TOTAL2033100.0
418) Because of problems people are having with their marriage they sometimes leave home either for a short time or as a trial separation. Has this ever happened in your marriage? (SEPARA80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23411.5
2) No179788.4
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
419) Has this happened within the last three years? (ASKED AFTER SEPARA80) (SEPARB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1276.2
2) No1075.3
7) Inapplicable179988.5
TOTAL2033100.0
420) How many times? (ASKED AFTER SEPARB80) (SEPARC80)
TOTAL%
1) 934.6
2) 261.3
3) 30.1
4) 30.1
5) 10.0
6) 10.0
97) Inapplicable190693.8
TOTAL2033100.0
421) Who left the last time? (ASKED AFTER SEPARC80) (SEPARD80)
TOTAL%
1) Spouse753.7
2) Self512.5
3) Both left10.0
7) Inapplicable190693.8
TOTAL2033100.0
422) How long were you separated? (ASKED AFTER SEPARD80) (SEPARE80)
TOTAL%
1) Few Hours130.6
2) Overnight201.0
3) 2 or more days422.1
4) Month or More502.5
5) Haven't Rejoined20.1
7) Inapplicable190693.8
TOTAL2033100.0
423) Comparing your marriage to three years ago, is your marriage getting better, staying the same, or getting worse? (STNGA80)
TOTAL%
1) Better141869.7
2) Same55727.4
3) Worse482.4
8) Don't Know80.4
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
424) What do you see as the future of your marriage? Is it likely to get better, stay the same, or get worse? (STRNGB80)
TOTAL%
1) Better151774.6
2) Same45022.1
3) Worse271.3
8) Don't Know391.9
TOTAL2033100.0
425) Would you say the feelings of love you have for your (husband/wife) are extremely strong, very strong, pretty strong, not too strong, or not strong at all? (STRNGC80)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely strong104651.5
2) Very strong66232.6
3) Pretty strong27213.4
4) Not too strong351.7
5) Not strong at all120.6
8) Don't Know30.1
9) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
426) How about your (husband's/wife's) feelings of love for you? Would you say they are extremely strong, very strong, pretty strong, not too strong, or not strong at all? (STRNGD80)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely strong105351.8
2) Very strong65732.3
3) Pretty strong24812.2
4) Not too strong301.5
5) Not strong at all90.4
8) Don't Know341.7
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
427) Have your natural parents divorced or permanently separated? (PARDIV80)
TOTAL%
1) No170083.6
2) Divorced28714.1
3) Separated Perm412.0
8) Don't Know50.2
TOTAL2033100.0
428) Taking all things together, how would you describe your natural parent s marriage? Would you say that their marriage was very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy? (PARMAR80)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy74636.7
2) Pretty happy71835.3
3) Not too happy1839.0
7) Inapplicable33316.4
8) Don't Know532.6
TOTAL2033100.0
429) Have your (husband's/wife's) parents divorced or permanently separated? (SPRMAR80)
TOTAL%
1) No171684.4
2) Divorced25712.6
3) Separated Perm432.1
8) Don't Know170.8
TOTAL2033100.0
430) Do you have any brother or sister who has gotten a divorce or permanent separation or is in the process of doing so? (SIBDIV80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes81840.2
2) No121359.7
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
431) Do you, have a close friend who has gotten a divorce or permanent separation or is in the process of doing so? (FRNDIV80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes111955.0
2) No91044.8
8) Don't Know30.1
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
432) These days there are many uncertainties and marriages break up unexpectedly. While it may be an unlikely event, I would like to ask you a few questions about how you would get along on your own if your marriage ended in divorce or separation. Do you think you could earn enough money to support yourself and any people you would be responsible for? (BRKUPA80)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely could100749.5
2) Probably could64331.6
3) Probably couldn't35917.7
8) Don't Know211.0
9) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
433) What about your spouse? (ASKD AFTER BRKUPA80) (BRKUPB80)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely could123860.9
2) Probably could55627.3
3) Probably couldn't21110.4
8) Don't Know251.2
9) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
434) These days there are many uncertainties and marriages break up unexpectedly. While it may be an unlikely event, I would like to ask you a few questions about how you would get along on your own if your marriage ended in divorce or separation. Do you feel you could handle the children on your own? (BRKUPC80)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely could79138.9
2) Probably could45422.3
3) Probably couldn't1849.1
7) Inapplicable59029.0
8) Don't Know90.4
9) Refused50.2
TOTAL2033100.0
435) What about your spouse? (ASKED AFTER BRKUPC80) (BRKUPD80)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely could66332.6
2) Probably could49824.5
3) Probably couldn't26012.8
7) Inapplicable59029.0
8) Don't Know190.9
9) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
436) These days there are many uncertainties and marriages break up unexpectedly. While it may be an unlikely event, I would like to ask you a few questions about how you would get along on your own if your marriage ended in divorce or separation. Do you feel you could handle living apart from your children? (BRKUPE80)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely could874.3
2) Probably could26813.2
3) Probably couldn't105451.8
7) Inapplicable59029.0
8) Don't Know321.6
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
437) What about your spouse? (ASKED AFTER BRKUPE80) (BRKUPF80)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely could803.9
2) Probably could32716.1
3) Probably couldn't98048.2
7) Inapplicable59029.0
8) Don't Know532.6
9) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
438) These days there are many uncertainties and marriages break up unexpectedly. While it may be an unlikely event, I would like to ask you a few questions about how you would get along on your own if your marriage ended in divorce or separation. Emotionally, do you think you could handle living apart from your (husband/wife)? (INTERVIEWER NOTE: REPEAT RESPONSES.) (BRKUPG80)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely could32516.0
2) Probably could80239.4
3) Probably couldn't84241.4
8) Don't Know623.0
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
439) What about your spouse - could (he/she) handle living apart from you? (ASKED AFTER BRKKUPG80) (BRKUPH80)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely could24812.2
2) Probably could88543.5
3) Probably couldn't77938.3
8) Don't Know1195.9
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
440) These days there are many uncertainties and marriages break up unexpectedly. While it may be an unlikely event, I would like to ask you a few questions about how you would get along on your own if your marriage ended in divorce or separation. If you needed it, do you think you could rely on your relatives for help? (BRKUPI80)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely could118458.2
2) Probably could46322.8
3) Probably couldn't36117.8
8) Don't Know201.0
9) Refused50.2
TOTAL2033100.0
441) What about your spouse - could (he/she) rely on (his/her) relatives for help? (ASKED AFTER BRKUPI80) (BRKUPJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely could111154.6
2) Probably could53126.1
3) Probably couldn't36217.8
8) Don't Know271.3
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
442) These days there are many uncertainties and marriages break up unexpectedly. While it may be an unlikely event, I would like to ask you a few questions about how you would get along on your own if your marriage ended in divorce or separation. How difficult do you think it would be for you to find another (husband/wife)? Would it be very difficult, somewhat difficult, not too difficult, or not difficult at all? (BRKUPK80)
TOTAL%
1) Very difficult43821.5
2) Somewhat difficult50024.6
3) Not too difficult56527.8
4) Not difficult at all30915.2
5) Would not look432.1
8) Don't Know1678.2
9) Refused110.5
TOTAL2033100.0
443) When you compare how attractive you are in relation to your (husband/wife), would you say (he/she) is more attractive than you, about the same, or less attractive than you? (RATTR80)
TOTAL%
1) More56527.8
2) Same132865.3
3) Less1025.0
8) Don't Know311.5
9) Refused70.3
TOTAL2033100.0
444) How about intelligence, do you tink (he/she) is more intelligent than you, about the same, or less intelligent? (RINTEL80)
TOTAL%
1) More59729.4
2) Same122560.3
3) Less1969.6
8) Don't Know120.6
9) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
445) Now I'm going to make some statements about marriage and I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement. Couples are able to get divorced too easily today. (DIVOK80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree67433.2
2) Agree98148.3
3) Disagree32415.9
4) Strongly disagree281.4
8) Don't Know241.2
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
446) Now I'm going to make some statements about marriage and I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement. It's okay for people to get married thinking that if it does not work out, they can always get a divorce. (DIVOKA80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree361.8
2) Agree23511.6
3) Disagree96047.2
4) Strongly disagree78738.7
8) Don't Know130.6
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
447) Now I'm going to make some statements about marriage and I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement. The personal happiness of an individual is more important than putting up with a bad marriage. (DIVOKB80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26813.2
2) Agree116057.1
3) Disagree42020.7
4) Strongly disagree623.0
8) Don't Know1175.8
9) Refused60.3
TOTAL2033100.0
448) Now I'm going to make some statements about marriage and I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement. If one spouse becomes mentally or physically disabled, the other person should stay in the marriage regardless of their own happiness. (DIVOKC80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20810.2
2) Agree91945.2
3) Disagree63831.4
4) Strongly disagree502.5
8) Don't Know20610.1
9) Refused120.6
TOTAL2033100.0
449) Now I'm going to make some statements about marriage and I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement. Marriage is for life, even if the couple is unhappy. (DIVOKD80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree733.6
2) Agree39919.6
3) Disagree123860.9
4) Strongly disagree25312.4
8) Don't Know653.2
9) Refused50.2
TOTAL2033100.0
450) Now I'm going to make some statements about marriage and I would like you to tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with each statement. In marriages where parents fight a lot, children are better off if the parents divorce or separate. (DIVOKE80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1879.2
2) Agree117157.6
3) Disagree45222.2
4) Strongly disagree341.7
8) Don't Know1829.0
9) Refused70.3
TOTAL2033100.0
451) In general, do you think your (husband/wife) shares your views on when divorce is appropriate - or would (he/she) allow divorce under more circumstances or fewer circumstances than you? (DIVOKF80)
TOTAL%
1) Shares view131064.4
2) More circumstances25612.6
3) Fewer circumstances35317.4
8) Don't Know1125.5
9) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
452) Is your total family income $20,000 or more, or less than $20,000? (INCA80)
TOTAL%
1) 20000 or more142069.8
2) Less than 2000057228.1
8) Don't Know180.9
9) Refused231.1
TOTAL2033100.0
453) I am going to mention a number of income categories. When I mention the category which describes your total family income in 1979, please stop me. READ FOLLOWING IF INCOME LESS THAN $20,000: (INCB80)
TOTAL%
1) Under 5000150.7
2) 5000-9999723.5
3) 10-149991949.5
4) 15-1999927313.4
7) Inapplicable146171.9
8) Don't Know100.5
9) Refused80.4
TOTAL2033100.0
454) I am going to mention a number of income categories. When I mention the category which describes your total family income in 1979, please stop me. READ FOLLOWING IF INCOME $20,000 OR MORE: (INCC80)
TOTAL%
1) 20-2499940820.1
2) 25-2999935217.3
3) 30-3999933016.2
4) 40-499991487.3
5) 50-59999462.3
6) 60000 or more904.4
7) Inapplicable61330.2
8) Don't Know120.6
9) Refused341.7
TOTAL2033100.0
455) About what percent of this total family income do you contribute? (INCD80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203368.169146
456) What percent of this total family income does your (husband/wife) contribute? (INCE80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203373.598142
457) Have you ever received income from any public assistance program - for example, Medicaid, food stamps, or welfare? (INCF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20310.0
2) No182489.7
9) Refused60.3
TOTAL2033100.0
458) Does any member of your household receive social security benefits? (INCG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes743.6
2) No195396.1
9) Refused60.3
TOTAL2033100.0
459) During the last few years, has your financial situation been getting better, getting worse, or has it stayed the same? (INCH80)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better125061.5
2) Getting worse26913.2
3) Stayed same50424.8
8) Don't Know70.3
9) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
460) IF WIFE HAD WORK CHANGE, ASK: Since (you/your wife) ___________ (WORK CHANGE), has your financial situation been getting better, getting worse, or has it stayed the same? (INCI80)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better36317.9
2) Getting worse974.8
3) Stayed same28313.9
7) Inapplicable126462.2
8) Don't Know70.3
9) Refused190.9
TOTAL2033100.0
461) Do you and your (husband/wife) jointly own any property (other than the home you have mentioned) - for example, a business, stocks or bonds, real estate, or other major investments? (INCJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes77838.3
2) No124561.2
8) Don't Know10.0
9) Refused90.4
TOTAL2033100.0
462) What is their approximate value? (ASKED AFTER INCJ80) (INCK80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2031747565.633417862
463) Have you been able to speak freely during this interview or has there been someone else around whose ability to overhear the conversation caused you some concern? (PINTA80)
TOTAL%
1) Spoke freely197797.2
2) Concerned482.4
8) Don't Know70.3
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
464) Post Interview Rating: Rate respondent's ability to understand the questions. (PINTB80)
TOTAL%
1) Very high63431.2
2) Above average74436.6
3) Average58028.5
4) Below average743.6
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
465) Post Interview Rating: Overall, how great was respondent s interest in the interview? (PINTC80)
TOTAL%
1) Very high56227.6
2) Above average72835.8
3) Average68133.5
4) Below average623.0
TOTAL2033100.0
466) How suspicious did respondent seem to be about the study before the interview? (PINTD80)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all176286.7
2) Somewhat23711.7
3) Very suspicious331.6
8) Don't Know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
467) Post Interview Rating: How would you assess the reliability of the data obtained? (PINTE80)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent93145.8
2) Good91445.0
3) Fair1698.3
4) Poor170.8
5) Worthless20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
468) Post Interview Rating: How would you assess the degree of cooperation given by respondent? (PINTF80)
TOTAL%
1) Very cooperative120559.3
2) Cooperative66932.9
3) Neutral1306.4
4) Reluctant281.4
5) Hostile10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
469) Post Interview Rating: Did you have trouble hearing the respondent because of a poor phone connection or because (he/she) was talking softly? (PINTG80)
TOTAL%
1) No trouble hearing181189.1
2) Poor connection924.5
3) R talking softly1296.3
4) Children noise10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
470) Post Interview Rating: Did you have trouble understanding the respondent because of a language problem? (PINTH80)
TOTAL%
1) No197297.0
2) Somewhat582.9
3) Great difficulty30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
471) Number in Household (NOHHLD80)
TOTAL%
2) 47123.2
3) 47823.5
4) 61930.4
5) 30515.0
6) 984.8
7) 391.9
8) 160.8
9) 50.2
10) 10.0
12) 10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
472) Household Type (HHTYPE80)
TOTAL%
1) Husband-wife only47723.5
2) Husband, wife, dependent children148673.1
3) H, W, dep children, other492.4
4) H, W, dep child, other10.0
5) H, W, dep child, non-resident60.3
8) Parent, own children10.0
13) H, W, other rels120.6
14) H, W, non-rels10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
473) Std Metro Stat Area (METST80)
TOTAL%
0) No75537.1
1) Yes127262.6
8) Don't Know60.3
TOTAL2033100.0
474) Respondent's Other Religion (RRELIG80)
TOTAL%
1) Moselm110.5
2) Christian40.2
3) Mormon281.4
4) Pentecostal160.8
5) Atheist30.1
6) Hindu70.3
7) Unity10.0
8) No name20.1
9) Belief, no church30.1
10) 7th Day Adventist60.3
11) Independent Fundamentalist10.0
12) Buddhist40.2
13) Christian Science20.1
14) Jehovah's Witness90.4
15) No Special-Anyone10.0
16) Inst of Divine Me10.0
17) Gk Orthodox20.1
18) Serb Orthodox10.0
19) Born Again Christian10.0
22) Quaker20.1
23) Orthodox Apostolic10.0
24) Bahai20.1
25) Agnostic30.1
26) Holiness Pentecostal10.0
27) Christian Fellowship10.0
28) None of the above10.0
29) Apostolic10.0
30) Eastern Transcendent10.0
31) Evangelist10.0
97) Inapplicable191694.2
TOTAL2033100.0
475) Respondent's Other Denomination (RDENOT80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203384.86429
476) Spouse's Other Religion (SRELOT80)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic1115.5
2) None603.0
3) Agnostic70.3
4) Mormon40.2
5) Anglican20.1
6) Hindu10.0
7) Buddhist20.1
8) Non-denom80.4
9) Church of christ20.1
10) Evangelist10.0
11) Jehovah's Witness40.2
12) Church of God30.1
13) Christian40.2
14) Jewish60.3
15) Atheist10.0
16) Pentecostal20.1
17) Reformed10.0
18) Evangelical United10.0
19) None but Christian20.1
20) Church of England10.0
21) Missionary Batist10.0
22) Mennonite10.0
23) Nazarene10.0
24) 7th Day Adventist10.0
25) Four Square10.0
26) Gk Orthodox40.2
27) Protestant10.0
28) Assembly of God10.0
29) Moslem20.1
30) Grace of God of 7th10.0
31) Christian Orthodox10.0
32) Southern Baptist20.1
33) Worldwide Church10.0
34) Brethren10.0
35) Christian catholic10.0
36) Masonist10.0
97) Inapplicable178988.0
TOTAL2033100.0
477) Housing Type-Other (HHTOT80)
TOTAL%
1) Dorm, Couple Head res10.0
2) Miliatry housing20.1
3) 3-Familyhouse10.0
4) 4-Plex10.0
5) Own, part rented out10.0
6) 3-Plex30.1
9) Refused202499.6
TOTAL2033100.0
478) Housing Arrangement-Other (HHANG80)
TOTAL%
0) 199998.3
1) Living in parent's house rent-free30.1
2) House provided with job90.4
3) Head residents of dorm10.0
4) Live on husband's fathers farm rent-free20.1
5) Option to buy10.0
6) Living with relatives50.2
7) Military, housing90.4
8) None10.0
9) In-laws let us live in it30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
479) Other Race (OTHRCE80)
TOTAL%
1) East Indian (India)80.4
2) Egyptian10.0
3) Oriental/Chinese100.5
4) American Indian80.4
5) Asian40.2
6) Philipino40.2
7) 50% Indian/50% Black10.0
8) Asian Indian10.0
9) Refused199698.2
TOTAL2033100.0
480) Respondent's Father Occupation Type (RFOCC80)
TOTAL%
1) Professional, Technical21210.4
2) Managers, Officials43021.2
3) Clerical693.4
4) Sales964.7
5) Craftsmen Foremen37718.5
6) Operatives24312.0
7) Non-Farm laborers20410.0
8) Pvt hhold workers10.0
9) Service572.8
10) Farm laborers, Foremen160.8
11) Military402.0
12) Farmer-Rancher, Small1025.0
13) Farmer-Rancher, Large211.0
14) Farmer-Rancher, Nec874.3
98) Don't Know442.2
99) Refused341.7
TOTAL2033100.0
481) Respondent's Father Occupational Status (RFOST80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203343.68325
482) Spouse's Father Occupation Type (SFOCC80)
TOTAL%
1) Professional, Technical1768.7
2) Managers, Officials46622.9
3) Clerical492.4
4) Sales854.2
5) Craftsmen Foremen30515.0
6) Operatives23411.5
7) Non-Farm laborers22110.9
8) Pvt hhold workers10.0
9) Service532.6
10) Farm laborers, Foremen190.9
11) Military502.5
12) Farmer-Rancher, Small824.0
13) Farmer-Rancher, Large110.5
14) Farmer-Rancher, Nec1025.0
98) Don't Know1386.8
99) Refused412.0
TOTAL2033100.0
483) Spouse's Father Occupational Status (SFOST80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203346.13928
484) Respondent's Mother Occupational Type (RMOCC80)
TOTAL%
1) Professional, Technical1326.5
2) Managers, Officials552.7
3) Clerical21710.7
4) Sales924.5
5) Craftsmen Foremen241.2
6) Operatives954.7
7) Non-Farm laborers1276.2
8) Pvt hhold workers603.0
9) Service1808.9
10) Farm laborers, Foremen221.1
11) Military10.0
12) Farmer-Rancher, Small30.1
14) Farmer-Rancher, Nec20.1
97) Inapplicable101149.7
98) Don't Know120.6
TOTAL2033100.0
485) Respondent's Mother Occupational Status (RMOST80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203365.46735
486) Spouse's Mother Occupational Type (SMOCC80)
TOTAL%
1) Professional, Technical1165.7
2) Managers, Officials723.5
3) Clerical21310.5
4) Sales964.7
5) Craftsmen Foremen201.0
6) Operatives723.5
7) Non-Farm laborers1155.7
8) Pvt hhold workers452.2
9) Service1406.9
10) Farm laborers, Foremen60.3
12) Farmer-Rancher, Small30.1
14) Farmer-Rancher, Nec20.1
97) Inapplicable111254.7
98) Don't Know211.0
TOTAL2033100.0
487) Spouse's Mother Occupational Status (SMOST80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203369.68234
488) Husband's Other Activity (HOACT80)
TOTAL%
1) Disabled150.7
2) Laid off10.0
3) Military detention10.0
7) Inapplicable201699.2
TOTAL2033100.0
489) Husband's Occupational Type (HOCC80)
TOTAL%
1) Professional, Technical38919.1
2) Managers, Officials46923.1
3) Clerical663.2
4) Sales964.7
5) Craftsmen Foremen39719.5
6) Operatives28514.0
7) Non-Farm laborers1155.7
8) Pvt hhold workers30.1
9) Service643.1
10) Farm laborers, Foremen50.2
11) Military552.7
12) Farmer-Rancher, Small130.6
13) Farmer-Rancher, Large130.6
14) Farmer-Rancher, Nec211.0
97) Inapplicable391.9
99) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
490) Husband's Occupational Status (HOCCST80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203348.43825
491) Wife's Occupational Type (WOCC80)
TOTAL%
1) Professional, Technical36818.1
2) Managers, Officials1497.3
3) Clerical64831.9
4) Sales1316.4
5) Craftsmen Foremen361.8
6) Operatives894.4
7) Non-Farm laborers793.9
8) Pvt hhold workers110.5
9) Service25912.7
10) Farm laborers, Foremen60.3
11) Military30.1
14) Farmer-Rancher, Nec10.0
97) Inapplicable25212.4
99) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
492) Wife's Occupational Status (WOCCST80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203351.31526
493) 1st Way Work Affects Marriage (WORK180)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2033620.523479
494) 2nd Way Work Affects Marriage (WORK280)
TOTAL%
2) 60.3
3) 231.1
4) 492.4
5) 452.2
6) 452.2
8) 50.2
9) 190.9
12) 60.3
13) 10.0
14) 160.8
17) 10.0
18) 20.1
20) 40.2
21) 10.0
22) 30.1
23) 80.4
24) 20.1
25) 100.5
26) 10.0
27) 20.1
28) 180.9
29) 30.1
30) 20.1
31) 40.2
32) 10.0
36) 20.1
37) 30.1
41) 20.1
43) 20.1
47) 10.0
49) 10.0
54) 10.0
58) 10.0
60) 10.0
61) 10.0
65) 10.0
66) 10.0
69) 10.0
997) 123560.7
999) 50324.7
TOTAL2033100.0
495) 3rd Way Work Affects Marriage (WORK380)
TOTAL%
3) 40.2
4) 40.2
5) 50.2
6) 40.2
9) 10.0
12) 20.1
14) 10.0
20) 30.1
23) 30.1
29) 10.0
31) 20.1
35) 10.0
41) 10.0
49) 20.1
997) 123560.7
999) 76437.6
TOTAL2033100.0
496) 1st Other Reason for Working (ORESA80)
TOTAL%
1) She just wanted to work/liked job (personal contentment)110.5
2) To send kids/spouse to college/school90.4
3) Husband unemployed40.2
4) Help husband in his business40.2
5) Saving money for school10.0
6) To get over a family tragedy10.0
7) Kids older or away140.7
8) Found a job she really liked/opportunity came110.5
9) Recovered well from surgery20.1
10) Children in school80.4
11) Finished career schooling50.2
12) We moved60.3
13) To help her parents (store owner)20.1
14) She had children10.0
15) Change of pace – get out – broaden life80.4
16) Husband ill and couldn't work20.1
17) Social reasons – likes people20.1
18) Time on her hands/restless/bored120.6
20) She was asked to take the job80.4
21) Changing careers/go back to it10.0
22) Was laid off – then called back20.1
23) Missed her career/ go back to it20.1
24) To prove she can work if it becomes necessary10.0
25) Went back after baby born10.0
26) Stay eligible for unemployment10.0
27) Found job that didn't require babysitter10.0
28) To keep skills and abilities sharp20.1
29) To provide company for child at home10.0
32) Disabled husband watches kids10.0
33) Family business in trouble10.0
34) Moved10.0
35) Returned after death of child10.0
36) Needed more than keeping house/take care of kids10.0
37) Financial reasons10.0
38) Overly energetic10.0
39) Dr. left town/came back after 10 months10.0
40) Christmas money10.0
41) 'Doing writing'10.0
42) Was finished having children10.0
43) Going to be divorced10.0
44) To help father's (his business)10.0
45) To get a house10.0
46) To help a friend10.0
97) Inapplicable189593.2
TOTAL2033100.0
497) 2nd Other Reason for Working (ORESB80)
TOTAL%
1) Wanted to work10.0
2) To send kids/spouse to college/school10.0
8) Found a job she really liked/opportunity came20.1
15) Change of pace – get out – broaden life10.0
17) Social reasons – likes people10.0
18) Time on her hands/restless/bored20.1
19) A chance for on-the-job training10.0
28) To keep skills and abilities sharp10.0
47) Husband travelling10.0
97) Inapplicable189593.2
99) Refused1276.2
TOTAL2033100.0
498) 1st Other Reason Work Fulltime (ORESC80)
TOTAL%
1) Liked job so much wanted full-time70.3
2) Kids able to manage on their own now20.1
3) Had to take over duties of woman who quit20.1
4) Job in management/advancement20.1
5) Got thru college30.1
6) No benefits for part-time40.2
7) Got tired of previous job10.0
9) Switched from two part-time to one full-time job10.0
10) Started part-time intending to work up to full-time20.1
11) The job developed into a full-time job130.6
12) Children in school/college20.1
13) Found good daycare for child10.0
14) Moved to another state20.1
15) Take mind off worries10.0
17) To help kids10.0
18) Got an advancement10.0
19) Return to U.S. from overseas assignment - USN10.0
20) She worked as political analyst during campaigning10.0
21) Became self-employed20.1
22) Good job was offered10.0
23) All kids gone10.0
24) Working two part-time jobs10.0
97) Inapplicable198097.4
99) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
499) 2nd Other Reason Work Fulltime (ORESD80)
TOTAL%
2) Kids able to manage on their own now10.0
8) Poor salary of previous job20.1
11) The job developed into a full-time job10.0
12) Children in school/college10.0
16) Needed money for trip10.0
97) Inapplicable198097.4
99) Refused472.3
TOTAL2033100.0
500) 1st Other Reason Work Part-time (ORESE80)
TOTAL%
1) Went back to college/school60.3
3) Guilt feelings because of children10.0
4) Wanted more time at home10.0
6) Moved30.1
7) Left her family's business (too many hours)10.0
8) Couldn't keep up work at home10.0
9) Husband's business picked up again – husband went back to work20.1
10) No need work full-time10.0
11) Needed some free time30.1
13) Got lazy10.0
14) No full-time available20.1
15) Nothing in her field10.0
16) She started to work full-time at a second job10.0
17) Wage dissatisfaction10.0
18) Full-time work was confining10.0
19) Wanted to do more for myself10.0
20) Easier job10.0
21) A temporary job10.0
22) Job was causing stress10.0
97) Inapplicable200298.5
99) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
501) 2nd Other Reason Work Part-time (ORESF80)
TOTAL%
5) Wanted more time for sports10.0
12) Wanted to do volunteer work10.0
97) Inapplicable200298.5
99) Refused291.4
TOTAL2033100.0
502) 1st Other Reason Quitting Work (ORESG80)
TOTAL%
1) Was fired10.0
2) Moved away from the area301.5
3) Because of discrimination against women up – black women10.0
4) Health reasons/illness271.3
5) Wife's income not needed/husband got a job110.5
6) School160.8
7) Problems with co-workers/management60.3
8) Job took wife overseas away from husband10.0
9) Illness in family30.1
10) Woman doesn't want a career/job40.2
11) Too much pressure20.1
12) No more money to pay her10.0
13) Didn't want to work nights10.0
14) Job wasn't worth effort put into it20.1
15) Got sick from job environment (chemical plant)10.0
16) Was working only as a favor to fill in10.0
17) Child she was taking care of moved10.0
18) Tired of work/bored with job50.2
19) Didn't earn enough to pay child care10.0
20) Starting a new career20.1
21) No particular reason10.0
22) A temporary/seasonal job110.5
23) Got involved with other things10.0
24) Place went out of business10.0
25) Quit after she put child through college10.0
26) They only had one care - no transportation20.1
27) Irregular hours/weekends10.0
28) Company moved to inconvenient location10.0
29) Poor working conditions10.0
30) Only worked to buy a car – then quit10.0
31) Not enough hours40.2
32) Didn't like job20.1
33) Family problems10.0
34) Takes away husband's responsibility if she works10.0
35) Sex harassment10.0
36) Babysitting problem10.0
37) They didn't need her anymore/not laid off10.0
38) Pay wasn't good20.1
39) Took a trip10.0
40) Job was finished/factory closed20.1
41) Not future/no opportunity for advancement10.0
42) To take care of disabled husband10.0
43) Had car accident10.0
44) Physical disability10.0
45) Family business closed down10.0
46) To go to school10.0
47) Too hard of work10.0
97) Inapplicable187292.1
TOTAL2033100.0
503) 2nd Other Reason Quitting Work (ORESH80)
TOTAL%
5) Wife's income not needed/husband got a job10.0
6) School40.2
14) Job wasn't worth effort put into it10.0
27) Irregular hours/weekends10.0
38) Pay wasn't that good10.0
97) Inapplicable161979.6
99) Refused40620.0
TOTAL2033100.0
504) 1st Other Reason Wanting Work (ORESI80)
TOTAL%
1) Children grown/gone/in school/older130.6
2) Enjoyed working/job150.7
3) Use her education/finished school30.1
4) Learn new things/keep up to date70.3
5) As a hobby10.0
6) Have her own money30.1
7) Identification for self/satisfaction60.3
8) Have money to travel10.0
9) Further develop skills/career40.2
10) Experience10.0
11) Misses the activity – something to do70.3
12) Fewer arguments if do10.0
13) Don't enjoy housework20.1
14) Get mind off problem10.0
16) For change of pace60.3
17) ‘Help out' while husband starts new job20.1
18) Contact with her peers10.0
19) Buy a house10.0
20) She feels worthless/to feel more useful10.0
21) No particular reason10.0
23) Keep busy/time on her hands/lonely10.0
24) Keep mind active30.1
25) Stimulation10.0
26) I think everybody would like to know can do it10.0
27) Boys going to college/children's education30.1
28) My own personal feelings10.0
29) Not very domesticated10.0
32) Would like to but not well enough10.0
97) Inapplicable194395.6
99) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
505) 2nd Other Reason Wanting Work (ORESJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Children grown/gone/in school/older20.1
2) Enjoyed working job10.0
9) Further develop skills/career10.0
13) Don't enjoy housework/staying home10.0
20) She feels worthless/to feel more useful10.0
22) Children benefit from it10.0
23) Keep busy/time on her hands/lonely20.1
97) Inapplicable194395.6
99) Refused814.0
TOTAL2033100.0
506) Wife Other Training, Experience (WOTHER80)
TOTAL%
1) Truck driver20.1
2) Advertising - art20.1
3) Church organist10.0
4) Interior decorator60.3
5) Salesperson (not clerk)10.0
6) Interpreter20.1
7) Computer programmer/operator30.1
8) Military counselor10.0
9) Ref10.0
10) Vet's assist20.1
11) Environmental psychologist10.0
12) Architectural training10.0
13) Real estate40.2
14) Reporter10.0
15) Quality control inspector10.0
16) Electronics10.0
17) Welder10.0
18) Dental Hygienist10.0
19) Spa exercise counsel10.0
20) Fashion merchandizing10.0
21) Day care10.0
22) Administrative10.0
23) Photographer10.0
24) Landscaping10.0
25) Graphic arts10.0
26) Marketing specialist10.0
27) Jeweler10.0
97) Inapplicable199298.0
TOTAL2033100.0
507) Husband 1st Reason Disapprove Wife Work (DISWKA80)
TOTAL%
1) It would be disruptive/strain on marriage20.1
2) Husband wants wife around when he's home (he's retired) and/or to go with him on job100.5
3) Husband feels wife enjoys/prefers staying home40.2
4) Income not needed - man makes enough291.4
5) Health problems of wife160.8
6) Wife is in school/Husband wants her to finish school20.1
7) Husband feels he should be breadwinner60.3
8) Wife is busy remodeling home10.0
9) Husband needs wife to be his secretary and treasurer at home80.4
10) Wife gets too independent10.0
11) He feels wife has worked long enough10.0
12) Conflicting work schedules wouldn't allow them to see each other and do things20.1
13) Bible says women's place in the home/also with kids20.1
14) The job doesn't pay well10.0
15) Hubby only would allow part-time10.0
16) Because of way husband was brought up10.0
17) Man feels woman's place is in the home40.2
18) Too hard for wife - too much stress10.0
19) Irregular hours30.1
20) Man wants wife to stay home to teach children10.0
21) He wants her to go to/finish school40.2
22) Man feels wife (she feels) has too much work at home/couldn't pay someone to do all she does50.2
23) Man needs wife to care for him (illness)30.1
24) Would be foolish economically (too much money to taxes)40.2
25) Doesn't want her working same place as him10.0
26) Family life will suffer10.0
27) Husband totally disabled/need to care for him20.1
28) Moving10.0
29) Depends on kind of job10.0
30) Because of my physical condition10.0
31) Wants to travel with husband10.0
32) She should take job someone else needs10.0
97) Inapplicable190993.9
98) Don't know10.0
99) Refused20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
508) Husband 2nd Reason Disapprove Wife Work (DISWKB80)
TOTAL%
2) Husband wants wife around when he's home (he's retired) and/or to go with him on job10.0
3) Husband feels wife enjoys/prefers staying home10.0
4) Income not needed – man makes enough20.1
5) Health problems of wife10.0
97) Inapplicable190993.9
99) Refused1195.9
TOTAL2033100.0
509) Wife in School? (WFSCHL80)
TOTAL%
0) Not in school198997.9
1) In school432.1
Missing1 
TOTAL2032100.0
510) Respondent 1st Reason- Marriage Troubled? (MARTRA80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203378.48133
511) Respondent 2nd Reason- Marriage Troubled? (MARTRB80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203393.82616
512) Respondent 3rd Reason- Marriage Troubled? (MARTRC80)
TOTAL%
2) Poor communication10.0
14) Spouse is jealous10.0
21) In-law trouble20.1
23) Alcohol problem20.1
24) Having a child caused problems (no sleep – baby sick a lot) wife moody10.0
27) Spouse gambling10.0
31) Lots of different things – nothing specific10.0
34) Spouse staying out late at night10.0
35) Spouse unhappy in job10.0
36) Lack of understanding, respect and concern for the other10.0
39) Honeymoon over and reality began10.0
42) Spouse away from home too much10.0
43) Spouse is domineering10.0
62) Both immature10.0
63) Physical abuse/threatened10.0
74) Problems over spouse's friends (going out with)20.1
76) Stress of spouse's job; when spouse changed jobs10.0
86) Spouse's lack of belief in God – religious problems10.0
88) Man jealous because wife makes more money10.0
97) Inapplicable146972.3
99) Refused54226.7
TOTAL2033100.0
513) 1st Drawback to Divorce (DRWBKA80)
TOTAL%
1) Children involved - hard on them231.1
2) Cares for spouse10.0
4) Financially difficult – financial security100.5
6) Hard emotionally/socially10.0
9) Losing all that money to lawyers10.0
11) Would be chaos for everyone involved20.1
12) None – don't see any drawbacks50.2
14) Spouse won't pay alimony10.0
16) Not sure10.0
17) Husband would swipe the kids10.0
18) Inability to resolve the changes that have occurred in the marriage \19 Spouse's ill health10.0
19) 1910.0
20) Don't want to hurt him10.0
22) Hard to raise kids10.0
97) Inapplicable198297.5
98) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
514) 2nd Drawback to Divorce (DRBKB80)
TOTAL%
1) Children involved - hard on children40.2
2) Cares for spouse10.0
3) Wife doesn't have a job10.0
4) Financially difficult – financial security60.3
6) Hard emotionally/socially30.1
7) Hates to lose spouse and children10.0
10) Needs spouse's help to get around10.0
13) Spouse will want to come back10.0
15) Children without real father10.0
21) Make it difficult to get back together10.0
97) Inapplicable198297.5
99) Refused311.5
TOTAL2033100.0
515) 3rd Drawback to Divorce (DRBKC80)
TOTAL%
4) Financially difficult – financial security20.1
5) Against religion10.0
14) Spouse won't pay alimony10.0
15) Children without real father10.0
97) Inapplicable198297.5
99) Refused462.3
TOTAL2033100.0
516) Divorce, Separation, Petition Other Outcome (OTHOUT80)
TOTAL%
7) 2033100.0
TOTAL2033100.0
517) We've talked about many different aspects of family life and the way a wife who works outside the home can affect marriage. Is there anything else you can tell me that would help us understand what may happen in a marriage when the wife work. 1st Answer **SEE SUMMARY DOCUMENT FOR LABELS** (MRELNA80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2033399.366471
518) We've talked about many different aspects of family life and the way a wife who works outside the home can affect marriage. Is there anything else you can tell me that would help us to understand what may happen in a marriage when the wife works. 2nd Answer **SEE SUMMARY DOCUMENT FOR LABELS** (MRELNB80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2033710.107442
519) Number of Children Under 18 (CHILD80)
TOTAL%
0) 59029.0
1) 51825.5
2) 57828.4
3) 24312.0
4) 773.8
5) 211.0
6) 50.2
7) 10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
520) Husband's Attitude Toward Wife Working (HATUDE80)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly approve46322.8
2) Approve96547.5
3) Neutral613.0
4) Disapprove2009.8
5) Strongly Disapprove572.8
6) Pt Disapprove1748.6
7) Pt of S Disapprove743.6
9) Don't know391.9
TOTAL2033100.0
521) Get Along Financially After Divorce (MONEY80)
TOTAL%
1) 69834.3
2) 79739.2
2.5) 351.7
3) 50024.6
9) 30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
522) Handle Kids After Divorce (HDIDS80)
TOTAL%
1) 85542.1
2) 42320.8
2.5) 80.4
3) 1537.5
9) 59429.2
TOTAL2033100.0
523) Live Apart From Kids After Divorce (LAKIDS80)
TOTAL%
1) 552.7
2) 20910.3
2.5) 311.5
3) 114656.4
9) 59229.1
TOTAL2033100.0
524) Live Apart From Spouse After Divorce (LWOS80)
TOTAL%
1) 28814.2
2) 82240.4
2.5) 894.4
3) 83240.9
9) 20.1
TOTAL2033100.0
525) Amount of Disagreement with Spouse (DSGRM80)
TOTAL%
0) Little201.0
1) 37018.2
2) 10.0
3) 64631.8
4) 20910.3
5) 32716.1
6) 2019.9
7) 793.9
8) 562.8
9) 723.5
10) 311.5
12) A lot90.4
99) Missing120.6
TOTAL2033100.0
526) Amount of Household Chores Done by Respondent (DIVLAC80)
TOTAL%
0) Resp does half or less107052.6
1) Resp does most or all96247.3
9) Missing10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
527) Amount of Child Care Done by Respondent (DIVLAK80)
TOTAL%
0) Resp does half or less84741.7
1) Resp does most or all59529.3
9) Missing59129.1
TOTAL2033100.0
528) Social Desirability Response Tendency (SDRT80)
TOTAL%
0) 824.0
1) 29014.3
2) 63231.1
3) 69934.4
4) 28414.0
9) 462.3
TOTAL2033100.0
529) Number of Years Married to Current Spouse (YRSMAR80)
TOTAL%
0) 763.7
1) 1296.3
2) 1125.5
3) 783.8
4) 884.3
5) 1045.1
6) 814.0
7) 864.2
8) 1035.1
9) 703.4
10) 693.4
11) 743.6
12) 582.9
13) 562.8
14) 522.6
15) 723.5
16) 512.5
17) 552.7
18) 502.5
19) 281.4
20) 643.1
21) 522.6
22) 402.0
23) 442.2
24) 542.7
25) 442.2
26) 472.3
27) 341.7
28) 361.8
29) 221.1
30) 351.7
31) 231.1
32) 170.8
33) 110.5
34) 100.5
35) 20.1
38) 10.0
99) 50.2
TOTAL2033100.0
530) Marital Instability 1980- **SEE SUMMARY DOCUMENT** (LOGRMI80)
TOTAL%
0) 99449.1
.301029995663974) 32315.9
.477121254719657) 1628.0
.602059991327946) 1115.5
.698970004336026) 713.5
.778151250383631) 703.5
.845098040014276) 532.6
.903089986991922) 562.8
.954242509439313) 391.9
1) 311.5
1.04139268515775) 271.3
1.07918124604786) 160.8
1.11394335230605) 211.0
1.14612803567749) 140.7
1.17609125905502) 60.3
1.20411998265661) 120.6
1.23044892137784) 20.1
1.25527250510288) 60.3
1.2787536009526) 30.1
1.30102999566377) 30.1
1.32221929473403) 30.1
1.34242268082152) 10.0
1.36172783601738) 20.1
Missing7 
TOTAL2026100.0
531) Index of Marital Instability- **SEE SUMMARY DOCUMENT** (MI80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20336.28912
532) Marital Problems in 1980- **SEE SUMMARY DOCUMENT** (MARPRB80)
TOTAL%
0) 52326.2
1) 30615.3
2) 26813.4
3) 22811.4
4) 1869.3
5) 1698.5
6) 1085.4
7) 733.7
8) 572.9
9) 351.8
10) 120.6
11) 80.4
12) 50.3
99) 211.1
Missing34 
TOTAL1999100.0
533) Marital Happiness 1980- **SEE SUMMARY DOCUMENT** (MARHP180)
TOTAL%
11.5) 10.1
12) 20.1
12.5) 20.1
13) 10.1
13.5) 20.1
14) 60.3
14.5) 20.1
15) 20.1
15.5) 30.2
16) 30.2
16.5) 40.2
17) 70.4
17.5) 50.3
18) 80.4
18.5) 80.4
19) 80.4
19.5) 20.1
20) 110.6
20.5) 50.3
21) 221.1
21.5) 110.6
22) 432.2
22.5) 160.8
23) 422.1
23.5) 402.0
24) 432.2
24.5) 422.1
25) 472.4
25.5) 613.1
26) 663.3
26.5) 623.1
27) 693.5
27.5) 653.3
28) 794.0
28.5) 733.7
29) 834.2
29.5) 633.2
30) 1196.0
30.5) 784.0
31) 1929.7
31.5) 723.7
32) 1949.8
32.5) 603.0
33) 24812.6
Missing61 
TOTAL1972100.0
534) Spousal Interaction Scale- **SEE SUMMARY DOCUMENT** (NTRACT80)
TOTAL%
5) 30.1
6) 30.1
7) 70.3
8) 100.5
9) 231.1
10) 542.7
11) 623.0
12) 1326.5
13) 1246.1
14) 22811.2
15) 1929.4
16) 30915.2
17) 22711.2
18) 30615.1
19) 1346.6
20) 21910.8
TOTAL2033100.0
535) Sex Role Scale 1997- **SEE SUMMARY DOCUMENT** (SXROL80)
TOTAL%
7) 110.5
8) 100.5
8.1667012345679) 10.0
9) 221.1
9.3333) 10.0
9.8) 10.0
10) 291.4
10.5) 40.2
11) 311.5
11.6667037037037) 60.3
12) 633.1
12.6) 20.1
12.8332962962963) 70.3
13) 924.5
14) 1869.2
15) 23111.4
15.1667037037037) 361.8
15.4) 110.5
15.75) 10.0
16) 23011.3
16.3332962962963) 261.3
16.8) 70.3
17) 22711.2
17.5) 412.0
18) 21110.4
18.2) 40.2
18.6667037037037) 241.2
19) 1628.0
19.25) 20.1
19.6) 50.2
19.8332962962963) 180.9
20) 1055.2
21) 984.8
22) 452.2
22.1665925925926) 60.3
23) 291.4
23.3332962962963) 60.3
24) 180.9
24.5) 20.1
25) 100.5
25.6665925925926) 10.0
26) 40.2
26.8332962962963) 20.1
27) 10.0
28) 20.1
99) 10.0
Missing1 
TOTAL2032100.0
536) Scale of Male Dominance in Decision Making-**SEE SUMMARY DOCUMENT** (HSBDOM80)
TOTAL%
0) Refused211.0
2) High1628.0
3) 58028.5
4) 58929.0
5) 60729.9
6) 391.9
7) Low351.7
TOTAL2033100.0
537) Working Wife's Job Commitment- **SEE SUMMARY DOCUMENT** (JBCOM80)
TOTAL%
4) 241.2
5) 341.7
6) 562.8
6.5) 10.0
7) 733.6
7.5) 10.0
8) 1125.5
8.5) 30.1
9) 1356.6
9.5) 20.1
10) 1668.2
10.5) 30.1
11) 1537.5
11.5) 30.1
12) 1497.3
12.5) 20.1
13) 1276.2
13.5) 30.1
14) 964.7
15) 542.7
99) 83641.1
TOTAL2033100.0
538) $ Value of All Family Income (FAMINC80)
TOTAL%
2500) 150.7
7500) 723.5
12500) 21210.4
17500) 27313.4
22500) 40820.1
27500) 39819.6
35000) 33016.2
45000) 1487.3
55000) 462.3
65000) 904.4
99997) 412.0
TOTAL2033100.0
539) $ Value of House & Other Assets (ASSETS80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2033164227.6991012534
540) Financial Satisfaction Scale- **SEE SUMMARY DOCUMENT** (FINSAT80)
TOTAL%
2) 1045.1
3) 1829.0
4) 40219.8
5) 75737.2
6) 57428.2
9) Refused140.7
TOTAL2033100.0
541) Wife's Percent Contribution to Family Income (WFCNTR80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203342.417146
542) $ Value of Wife's Income (WFINC80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203342784.786188793
543) Traditionality of Housework Division (TRADDL80)
TOTAL%
1) Husband does all60.3
2) Husband does most371.8
3) Husband does half44421.8
4) Husband does less half113355.7
5) Husband does none41220.3
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
544) Nonworking Wife's Work Potential- **SEE SUMMARY DOCUMENT** (WORKPO80)
TOTAL%
0) 623.0
.5) 160.8
1) 844.1
1.5) 100.5
2) 1406.9
2.5) 211.0
3) 824.0
3.5) 70.3
4) 1487.3
5) 1004.9
6) 1065.2
7) 603.0
99) 119758.9
TOTAL2033100.0
545) I-SEXR80: Sex of Respondent (For use with online analysis) (I-SEXR80)
TOTAL%
1) Male82140.4
2) Female121259.6
TOTAL2033100.0
546) I-RRLG80: What is your religious preference? Is it Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, some other religion, or no religion? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RRLG80)
TOTAL%
0) Protestant116557.4
1) Catholic56527.9
2) Jewish462.3
3) None1356.7
4) Other1175.8
Missing5 
TOTAL2028100.0
547) I-FRQCH80: How often do you and your (husband/wife) attend church together? (For use with online analysis) (I-FRQCH80)
TOTAL%
1) Weekly or more67333.1
2) Once Monthly+35517.5
3) Several times per year44621.9
4) Less than once yearly55927.5
TOTAL2033100.0
548) I-RSPRAC80: What race do you consider yourself? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RSPRAC80)
TOTAL%
0) White178988.1
1) Hispanic1065.2
2) Black984.8
3) Other371.8
Missing3 
TOTAL2030100.0