Marital Instability Over the Life Course [United States]: A Five-Wave Panel Study, 1980, 1983, 1988, 1992-1994, 1997

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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%
.456899940967535) 1386.8
.743099987506884) 22010.8
.786979973316212) 30314.9
.816999971866585) 944.6
1) 60.3
1.02409934997561) 29414.5
1.12929916381802) 34316.9
1.1910991668709) 30715.1
1.31409931182899) 32816.1
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 (REGSMSA)
TOTAL%
1) Metro west29414.5
2) Metro north central34316.9
3) Metro northeast30715.1
4) Metro south32816.1
5) Non-metro west944.6
6) Non-metro north central22010.8
7) Non-metro northeast1386.8
8) Non-metro 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) 1610.0
17) 1710.0
18) 1840.2
19) 19130.6
20) 20201.0
21) 21361.8
22) 22512.5
23) 23562.8
24) 24613.0
25) 25683.3
26) 26894.4
27) 27663.2
28) 28844.1
29) 29834.1
30) 301055.2
31) 31743.6
32) 32814.0
33) 33793.9
34) 34653.2
35) 35562.8
36) 36562.8
37) 37753.7
38) 38522.6
39) 39582.9
40) 40592.9
41) 41482.4
42) 42623.0
43) 43552.7
44) 44492.4
45) 45613.0
46) 46552.7
47) 47482.4
48) 48361.8
49) 49371.8
50) 50351.7
51) 51371.8
52) 52462.3
53) 53291.4
54) 54261.3
55) 55130.6
99) Refused30.1
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) 1510.0
17) 1730.1
18) 1850.2
19) 19140.7
20) 20130.6
21) 21291.4
22) 22381.9
23) 23572.8
24) 24512.5
25) 25844.1
26) 26844.1
27) 27693.4
28) 28633.1
29) 29783.8
30) 30633.1
31) 31763.7
32) 32964.7
33) 33844.1
34) 34763.7
35) 35613.0
36) 36753.7
37) 37693.4
38) 38623.0
39) 39623.0
40) 40663.2
41) 41391.9
42) 42653.2
43) 43482.4
44) 44422.1
45) 45723.5
46) 46462.3
47) 47502.5
48) 48402.0
49) 49422.1
50) 50502.5
51) 51361.8
52) 52381.9
53) 53402.0
54) 54261.3
55) 55170.8
99) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
19) Spouse's years of schooling (EDUCS80)
TOTAL%
0) 010.0
1) 120.1
2) 210.0
3) 320.1
4) 440.2
5) 520.1
6) 690.4
7) 7120.6
8) 8402.0
9) 9311.5
10) 10783.8
11) 11683.3
12) 1277738.2
13) 131386.8
14) 1423311.5
15) 151055.2
16) 1629614.6
17) 17562.8
18) 18783.8
19) 19371.8
20) 20331.6
21) 2140.2
22) 22110.5
23) 2330.1
24) 2450.2
25) 2520.1
26) 2610.0
27) 2710.0
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, 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) 0502.5
1) 1643.1
2) 2673.3
3) 3603.0
4) 4793.9
5) 5713.5
6) 6582.9
7) 7532.6
8) 8753.7
9) 9703.4
10) 10894.4
11) 11683.3
12) 12683.3
13) 13592.9
14) 14713.5
15) 15673.3
16) 16854.2
17) 17994.9
18) 18653.2
19) 19582.9
20) 20462.3
21) 21492.4
22) 22180.9
23) 23221.1
24) 24130.6
25) 25100.5
26) 26110.5
27) 2720.1
28) 2830.1
29) 2910.0
30) 3010.0
32) 3220.1
33) 3310.0
37) 3710.0
43) 4310.0
50) 5010.0
58) 5810.0
60) 6010.0
69) 6910.0
74) 7410.0
77) 7710.0
79) 7910.0
97) Inapplicable46923.1
TOTAL2033100.0
23) Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated? (MARIT380)
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) 044722.0
1) 1603.0
2) 2803.9
3) 3743.6
4) 4834.1
5) 5633.1
6) 6703.4
7) 7643.1
8) 8733.6
9) 9783.8
10) 10864.2
11) 111004.9
12) 121497.3
13) 13502.5
14) 14391.9
15) 15130.6
16) 16261.3
17) 1740.2
18) 1810.0
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) 0552.7
1) 1623.0
2) 2643.1
3) 3472.3
4) 4552.7
5) 5502.5
6) 6562.8
7) 7603.0
8) 8502.5
9) 9512.5
10) 10522.6
11) 11582.9
12) 12552.7
13) 13562.8
14) 14572.8
15) 15552.7
16) 16572.8
17) 17391.9
18) 18381.9
19) 19160.8
20) 20160.8
21) 2170.3
22) 2270.3
23) 2350.2
24) 2440.2
25) 2510.0
26) 2610.0
30) 3010.0
45) 4520.1
53) 5310.0
54) 5410.0
64) 6410.0
69) 6910.0
70) 7010.0
78) 7810.0
81) 8110.0
82) 8210.0
84) 8410.0
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) 038619.0
1) 1613.0
2) 2552.7
3) 3472.3
4) 4643.1
5) 5512.5
6) 6582.9
7) 7542.7
8) 8603.0
9) 9592.9
10) 10462.3
11) 11472.3
12) 12633.1
13) 13170.8
14) 14100.5
15) 1540.2
16) 1620.1
17) 1710.0
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) 0221.1
1) 1261.3
2) 2311.5
3) 3331.6
4) 4201.0
5) 5261.3
6) 6221.1
7) 7190.9
8) 8241.2
9) 9241.2
10) 10281.4
11) 11311.5
12) 12281.4
13) 13180.9
14) 14251.2
15) 15170.8
16) 16170.8
17) 17140.7
18) 1880.4
19) 1930.1
20) 2030.1
21) 2140.2
22) 2210.0
23) 2320.1
24) 2440.2
27) 2710.0
29) 2910.0
36) 3610.0
40) 4010.0
46) 4610.0
50) 5010.0
54) 5410.0
59) 5910.0
65) 6510.0
67) 6710.0
72) 7210.0
73) 7310.0
76) 7610.0
78) 7810.0
80) 8010.0
81) 8110.0
97) Inapplicable156777.1
TOTAL2033100.0
33) Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated? (MARIT580)
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) 01808.9
1) 1201.0
2) 2241.2
3) 3261.3
4) 4301.5
5) 5301.5
6) 6321.6
7) 7150.7
8) 8190.9
9) 9170.8
10) 10211.0
11) 11160.8
12) 12211.0
13) 1360.3
14) 1420.1
15) 1510.0
16) 1610.0
18) 1820.1
19) 1910.0
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) 0130.6
1) 1170.8
2) 2100.5
3) 370.3
4) 440.2
5) 560.3
6) 640.2
7) 7110.5
8) 880.4
9) 990.4
10) 1090.4
11) 1180.4
12) 1280.4
13) 13100.5
14) 1450.2
15) 15100.5
16) 1650.2
17) 1740.2
18) 1810.0
19) 1920.1
20) 2010.0
21) 2110.0
22) 2210.0
30) 3010.0
45) 4510.0
57) 5710.0
60) 6010.0
65) 6520.1
76) 7610.0
97) Inapplicable187292.1
TOTAL2033100.0
38) Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated? (MARIT680)
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) 0623.0
1) 180.4
2) 2110.5
3) 3110.5
4) 480.4
5) 590.4
6) 670.3
7) 780.4
8) 870.3
9) 980.4
10) 1080.4
11) 1130.1
12) 1270.3
14) 1430.1
18) 1810.0
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) 040.2
1) 150.2
2) 220.1
3) 320.1
4) 420.1
5) 540.2
6) 640.2
7) 730.1
8) 850.2
9) 960.3
10) 1080.4
13) 1350.2
14) 1430.1
15) 1520.1
18) 1810.0
19) 1920.1
20) 2010.0
22) 2210.0
25) 2510.0
27) 2710.0
55) 5510.0
97) Inapplicable197096.9
TOTAL2033100.0
43) Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated? (MARIT780)
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) 0221.1
1) 150.2
2) 250.2
3) 340.2
4) 470.3
5) 530.1
6) 620.1
7) 730.1
8) 830.1
9) 920.1
10) 1010.0
12) 1240.2
13) 1320.1
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) 010.0
3) 330.1
4) 420.1
5) 520.1
7) 750.2
8) 820.1
11) 1120.1
12) 1210.0
15) 1520.1
16) 1610.0
17) 1710.0
32) 3210.0
88) 8810.0
97) Inapplicable200998.8
TOTAL2033100.0
48) Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated? (MARIT880)
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) 090.4
1) 130.1
2) 220.1
3) 310.0
5) 530.1
6) 610.0
7) 710.0
8) 810.0
9) 920.1
11) 1110.0
97) Inapplicable200998.8
TOTAL2033100.0
50) First, I would like to know who lives there and a little about each person. [List respondent, 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) 110.0
2) 210.0
3) 310.0
4) 410.0
5) 510.0
14) 1410.0
26) 2610.0
97) Inapplicable202699.7
TOTAL2033100.0
53) Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated? (MARIT980)
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) 050.2
7) 710.0
15) 1510.0
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) 1210.0
21) 2110.0
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) 510.0
12) 1210.0
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) 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) 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) 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) 14100.5
15) 15150.7
16) 16532.6
17) 171135.6
18) 1823811.7
19) 1927813.7
20) 2025412.5
21) 2129314.4
22) 221849.1
23) 231638.0
24) 241165.7
25) 251065.2
26) 26613.0
27) 27402.0
28) 28381.9
29) 29241.2
30) 30170.8
31) 3140.2
32) 32100.5
33) 3350.2
35) 3570.3
36) 3620.1
39) 3910.0
98) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
67) First marriage intact? (M1INT80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes173185.1
2) No30214.9
TOTAL2033100.0
68) Reason for ending 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) 1410.0
15) 1520.1
16) 1620.1
17) 1740.2
18) 1890.4
19) 19180.9
20) 20271.3
21) 21301.5
22) 22180.9
23) 23281.4
24) 24180.9
25) 25130.6
26) 2670.3
27) 27140.7
28) 28221.1
29) 2990.4
30) 30110.5
31) 3170.3
32) 3290.4
33) 3310.0
34) 3470.3
35) 35100.5
36) 3610.0
37) 3750.2
38) 3850.2
39) 3910.0
40) 4060.3
41) 4130.1
42) 4230.1
43) 4330.1
44) 4410.0
46) 4610.0
47) 4710.0
48) 4810.0
97) Inapplicable173185.1
99) Refused40.2
TOTAL2033100.0
70) Age at second marriage (AGE2M80)
TOTAL%
16) 1610.0
17) 1710.0
18) 1830.1
19) 1940.2
20) 20100.5
21) 21110.5
22) 22150.7
23) 23190.9
24) 24130.6
25) 25180.9
26) 26211.0
27) 27150.7
28) 28170.8
29) 29180.9
30) 30221.1
31) 31130.6
32) 32100.5
33) 3390.4
34) 3460.3
35) 35100.5
36) 3690.4
37) 3750.2
38) 3880.4
39) 3960.3
40) 4040.2
42) 4290.4
43) 4390.4
44) 4410.0
45) 4550.2
46) 4610.0
47) 4720.1
49) 4910.0
50) 5030.1
51) 5110.0
53) 5310.0
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) 2010.0
21) 2110.0
22) 2210.0
23) 2320.1
25) 2540.2
26) 2630.1
27) 2730.1
28) 2810.0
29) 2920.1
30) 3030.1
31) 3120.1
32) 3250.2
33) 3310.0
35) 3520.1
37) 3720.1
38) 3820.1
39) 3910.0
40) 4010.0
44) 4410.0
45) 4510.0
50) 5010.0
97) Inapplicable199398.0
TOTAL2033100.0
74) Age at third marriage (AGE3M80)
TOTAL%
22) 2220.1
24) 2420.1
25) 2510.0
27) 2740.2
28) 2840.2
29) 2920.1
30) 3020.1
32) 3230.1
33) 3330.1
34) 3410.0
35) 3510.0
36) 3610.0
38) 3830.1
39) 3920.1
40) 4020.1
41) 4120.1
42) 4210.0
45) 4510.0
47) 4710.0
49) 4910.0
53) 5310.0
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) 2510.0
28) 2810.0
33) 3310.0
97) Inapplicable203099.9
TOTAL2033100.0
78) Age at fourth marriage (AGE4M80)
TOTAL%
27) 2710.0
33) 3310.0
41) 4110.0
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) 910.0
13) 1310.0
14) 1430.1
15) 1580.4
16) 16422.1
17) 17773.8
18) 181859.1
19) 1924612.1
20) 2025912.7
21) 2129114.3
22) 221989.7
23) 232009.8
24) 241396.8
25) 251135.6
26) 26723.5
27) 27452.2
28) 28391.9
29) 29110.5
30) 30201.0
31) 31150.7
32) 3290.4
33) 3350.2
34) 3430.1
35) 3570.3
36) 3640.2
37) 3730.1
38) 3820.1
39) 3910.0
40) 4020.1
41) 4130.1
42) 4230.1
43) 4310.0
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) 1710.0
18) 1820.1
19) 1980.4
20) 20160.8
21) 21291.4
22) 22130.6
23) 23170.8
24) 24170.8
25) 25221.1
26) 26140.7
27) 27130.6
28) 28130.6
29) 29110.5
30) 30110.5
31) 3180.4
32) 3270.3
33) 3340.2
34) 3470.3
35) 3590.4
36) 3670.3
37) 3740.2
38) 3830.1
39) 3910.0
40) 4060.3
41) 4130.1
42) 4250.2
43) 4330.1
45) 4510.0
46) 4620.1
47) 4710.0
48) 4820.1
49) 4930.1
52) 5210.0
97) Inapplicable173985.5
98) Don't know301.5
TOTAL2033100.0
84) Spouse's age at second marriage (SPAGE280)
TOTAL%
18) 1810.0
19) 1930.1
20) 2030.1
21) 2170.3
22) 2290.4
23) 23180.9
24) 24150.7
25) 25140.7
26) 26170.8
27) 27170.8
28) 28241.2
29) 29211.0
30) 30150.7
31) 31100.5
32) 32160.8
33) 33100.5
34) 3460.3
35) 3590.4
36) 36120.6
37) 3790.4
38) 3880.4
39) 3960.3
40) 4080.4
41) 4130.1
42) 4250.2
43) 4310.0
44) 4420.1
45) 4540.2
47) 4740.2
48) 4820.1
49) 4930.1
50) 5020.1
51) 5120.1
54) 5410.0
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) 2310.0
24) 2420.1
25) 2510.0
27) 2710.0
28) 2820.1
30) 3050.2
36) 3610.0
37) 3710.0
38) 3820.1
40) 4010.0
42) 4210.0
48) 4810.0
97) Inapplicable200798.7
98) Don't know70.3
TOTAL2033100.0
88) Spouse's age at third marriage (SPAG480)
TOTAL%
24) 2410.0
26) 2630.1
27) 2710.0
28) 2810.0
30) 3040.2
31) 3120.1
32) 3220.1
34) 3410.0
35) 3510.0
36) 3610.0
38) 3820.1
39) 3910.0
42) 4220.1
44) 4410.0
45) 4510.0
49) 4920.1
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) 3010.0
40) 4010.0
42) 4210.0
97) Inapplicable203099.9
TOTAL2033100.0
92) Age at spouse's fourth marriage (SPAG680)
TOTAL%
41) 4120.1
44) 4410.0
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, were 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, were 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) 034817.2
1) 137718.6
2) 261630.4
3) 337318.4
4) 41658.1
5) 5733.6
6) 6391.9
7) 7120.6
8) 8120.6
9) 940.2
10) 1050.2
11) 1120.1
14) 1410.0
98) Don't know10.0
Missing5 
TOTAL2028100.0
103) How many children have you had in this marriage? (CHMAR80)
TOTAL%
0) 01155.7
1) 1673.3
2) 2512.5
3) 3140.7
4) 460.3
5) 510.0
6) 620.1
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) 0663.2
1) 11226.0
2) 285442.0
3) 344221.8
4) 428113.8
5) 5783.8
6) 6753.7
7) 7160.8
8) 8150.7
9) 920.1
10) 1070.3
11) 1120.1
12) 12120.6
14) 1420.1
15) 1520.1
20) 2010.0
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) No43321.3
2) Yes159278.3
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) Several 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)? (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) 110.0
2) 2150.7
3) 3763.7
4) 422711.2
5) 541920.6
6) 646823.0
7) 737518.4
8) 823411.5
9) 91125.5
10) 10542.7
11) 11211.0
12) 12180.9
13) 1340.2
14) 1430.1
16) 1610.0
18) 1810.0
20) 2010.0
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) 2010.0
47) 4710.0
50) 5020.1
51) 5110.0
52) 5230.1
53) 5360.3
55) 55140.7
56) 5660.3
57) 57100.5
58) 58140.7
59) 59150.7
60) 60201.0
61) 61160.8
62) 62231.1
63) 63180.9
64) 64221.1
65) 65492.4
66) 66291.4
67) 67351.7
68) 68502.5
69) 69462.3
70) 70522.6
71) 71532.6
72) 72693.4
73) 73824.0
74) 74753.7
75) 75994.9
76) 761256.1
77) 771497.3
78) 781829.0
79) 791839.0
80) 801045.1
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) 0190.9
1) 140.2
2) 2140.7
3) 3381.9
4) 4331.6
5) 5381.9
6) 61004.9
7) 7512.5
8) 830014.8
9) 9723.5
10) 10844.1
11) 11592.9
12) 1254126.6
13) 13582.9
14) 141135.6
15) 15291.4
16) 161487.3
17) 1770.3
18) 18482.4
19) 19211.0
20) 20150.7
21) 2110.0
22) 2270.3
24) 2440.2
25) 2520.1
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) 0150.7
1) 120.1
2) 270.3
3) 3241.2
4) 4281.4
5) 5180.9
6) 6613.0
7) 7311.5
8) 81909.3
9) 9462.3
10) 10552.7
11) 11371.8
12) 1260729.9
13) 13311.5
14) 14723.5
15) 15251.2
16) 161366.7
17) 1770.3
18) 18201.0
19) 19150.7
20) 20201.0
21) 2130.1
22) 2240.2
23) 2310.0
24) 2410.0
25) 2510.0
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? (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) 0211.0
1) 130.1
2) 290.4
3) 3150.7
4) 4241.2
5) 5251.2
6) 6693.4
7) 7502.5
8) 822811.2
9) 9763.7
10) 101155.7
11) 11984.8
12) 1274936.9
13) 13623.1
14) 141226.0
15) 15402.0
16) 161296.4
17) 17130.6
18) 18261.3
19) 1920.1
20) 2050.2
21) 2110.0
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? (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) 0190.9
1) 120.1
2) 250.2
3) 3150.7
4) 4130.6
5) 5140.7
6) 6462.3
7) 7251.2
8) 81728.5
9) 9381.9
10) 10723.5
11) 11522.6
12) 1281540.1
13) 13422.1
14) 14763.7
15) 15180.9
16) 161165.7
17) 1780.4
18) 18241.2
20) 2030.1
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 (you/your wife) (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) 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) (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) 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) 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) (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) (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) 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) Moderately satisfied48423.8
3) A 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 090.4
1) 1281.4
2) 2211.0
3) 3231.1
4) 4170.8
5) 580.4
6) 6271.3
7) 770.3
8) 8190.9
9) 980.4
10) 1090.4
11) 1130.1
12) 12442.2
13) 1360.3
14) 1470.3
15) 1540.2
16) 1620.1
18) 18201.0
20) 2010.0
21) 2110.0
23) 2310.0
24) 24381.9
25) 2510.0
26) 2630.1
27) 2710.0
28) 2810.0
30) 3090.4
31) 3110.0
36) 3620.1
60) 6010.0
96) 9610.0
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) 010.0
1) 140.2
2) 250.2
3) 340.2
4) 480.4
5) 530.1
6) 6301.5
7) 790.4
8) 8130.6
9) 9110.5
10) 1070.3
11) 1130.1
12) 12281.4
13) 1310.0
14) 1440.2
15) 1510.0
16) 1620.1
17) 1710.0
18) 18160.8
20) 2030.1
24) 24231.1
25) 2510.0
26) 2610.0
28) 2810.0
33) 3310.0
34) 3410.0
36) 36201.0
40) 4020.1
42) 4220.1
48) 4890.4
50) 5010.0
52) 5210.0
54) 5420.1
57) 5710.0
60) 60180.9
72) 7260.3
74) 7410.0
76) 7610.0
78) 7810.0
84) 8420.1
87) 8710.0
96) 96713.5
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) Earnings are necessary to make ends meet. (RSNWKB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1055.8
7) Inapplicable171094.2
Missing218 
TOTAL1815100.0
179) To have enough money to get some of the better things. (RSNWKC80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes653.7
7) Inapplicable171096.3
Missing258 
TOTAL1775100.0
180) Wanted a career. (RSNWKD80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes321.8
7) Inapplicable171098.2
Missing291 
TOTAL1742100.0
181) For a feeling of accomplishment. (RSNWKE80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes523.0
7) Inapplicable171097.0
Missing271 
TOTAL1762100.0
182) To get away from the family or children. (RSNWKF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes221.3
7) Inapplicable171098.7
Missing301 
TOTAL1732100.0
183) Doesn't like staying home. (RSNWKG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes593.3
7) Inapplicable171096.7
Missing264 
TOTAL1769100.0
184) Likes the contact with people. (RSNWKH80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes512.9
7) Inapplicable171097.1
Missing272 
TOTAL1761100.0
185) To be more financially independent. (RSNWKI80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes191.1
7) Inapplicable171098.9
Missing304 
TOTAL1729100.0
186) 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)? (WFCHGE80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1115.5
2) No108553.4
7) Inapplicable83641.1
8) Don't know10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
188) How long ago was that? (LNGWK80)
TOTAL%
1) 160.3
2) 230.1
3) 330.1
4) 410.0
5) 540.2
6) 650.2
7) 710.0
8) 880.4
9) 920.1
10) 1040.2
12) 12221.1
13) 1310.0
18) 1870.3
24) 24241.2
30) 30100.5
34) 3420.1
36) 3670.3
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) Employer shifted her to another job (WFCHB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes110.6
7) Inapplicable192299.4
Missing100 
TOTAL1933100.0
191) Husband suggested that it would be a good idea to work extra hours (WFCHC80)
TOTAL%
7) Inapplicable1922100.0
Missing111 
TOTAL1922100.0
192) Extra earnings are necessary to make ends meet (WFCHD80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes221.1
7) Inapplicable192298.9
Missing89 
TOTAL1944100.0
193) To have extra money to get some of the better things (WFCHE80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes140.7
7) Inapplicable192299.3
Missing97 
TOTAL1936100.0
194) Wanted a career (WFCHF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30.2
7) Inapplicable192299.8
Missing108 
TOTAL1925100.0
195) For a feeling of accomplishment (WFCHG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60.3
7) Inapplicable192299.7
Missing105 
TOTAL1928100.0
196) To get away from the family or children more (WFCHH80)
TOTAL%
7) Inapplicable1922100.0
Missing111 
TOTAL1922100.0
197) Doesn't like staying at home (WFCHI80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30.2
7) Inapplicable192299.8
Missing108 
TOTAL1925100.0
198) Likes the contact with people (WFCHJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10.1
7) Inapplicable192299.9
Missing110 
TOTAL1923100.0
199) To be more financially independent (WFCHK80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50.3
7) Inapplicable192299.7
Missing106 
TOTAL1927100.0
200) 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) 040.2
1) 190.4
2) 260.3
3) 350.2
4) 410.0
6) 660.3
7) 730.1
8) 810.0
9) 930.1
10) 1010.0
12) 12110.5
13) 1320.1
14) 1430.1
17) 1720.1
18) 1820.1
24) 2480.4
26) 2610.0
30) 3010.0
31) 3110.0
32) 3210.0
36) 3630.1
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) Employer cut hours down (WFTMC80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20.1
7) Inapplicable195999.9
Missing72 
TOTAL1961100.0
205) To have or to take care of children (WFTMD80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes301.5
7) Inapplicable195998.5
Missing44 
TOTAL1989100.0
206) Job was causing strains on the family or marriage (WFTME80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10.1
7) Inapplicable195999.9
Missing73 
TOTAL1960100.0
207) Husband did not want her to work so much (WFTMF80)
TOTAL%
7) Inapplicable1959100.0
Missing74 
TOTAL1959100.0
208) Wanted to spend more time at home (WFTMG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80.4
7) Inapplicable195999.6
Missing66 
TOTAL1967100.0
209) Laid off or on strike (WFTMH80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10.1
7) Inapplicable195999.9
Missing73 
TOTAL1960100.0
210) Couldn't stand the job any more (WFTMI80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10.1
7) Inapplicable195999.9
Missing73 
TOTAL1960100.0
211) 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) 5010.0
51) 5130.1
52) 5210.0
53) 5340.2
54) 5420.1
55) 5540.2
56) 5620.1
57) 5720.1
58) 5860.3
59) 5930.1
60) 6040.2
61) 6140.2
62) 6260.3
63) 6350.2
64) 6480.4
65) 6550.2
66) 66110.5
67) 6780.4
68) 68130.6
69) 6960.3
70) 70180.9
71) 71140.7
72) 72150.7
73) 73130.6
74) 74261.3
75) 75311.5
76) 76381.9
77) 77422.1
78) 78582.9
79) 79874.3
80) 801487.3
97) Inapplicable144571.1
TOTAL2033100.0
213) How many months ago was that? (WFSTWK80)
TOTAL%
0) 050.2
1) 1301.5
2) 2221.1
3) 3221.1
4) 4170.8
5) 5190.9
6) 6170.8
7) 770.3
8) 880.4
9) 970.3
10) 10110.5
11) 1190.4
12) 12261.3
13) 1340.2
14) 14110.5
15) 1520.1
16) 1610.0
17) 1730.1
18) 18120.6
19) 1940.2
20) 2030.1
21) 2110.0
22) 2230.1
23) 2310.0
24) 24211.0
25) 2560.3
26) 2670.3
27) 2710.0
28) 2840.2
29) 2920.1
30) 3050.2
32) 3230.1
33) 3310.0
34) 3420.1
35) 3520.1
36) 36160.8
37) 3720.1
38) 3820.1
40) 4020.1
41) 4110.0
42) 4230.1
44) 4420.1
48) 4810.0
51) 5110.0
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 not more.) To have or take care of children (WFSTA80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1518.2
7) Inapplicable169891.8
Missing184 
TOTAL1849100.0
215) Job was causing strains on the family or marriage (WFSTB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90.5
7) Inapplicable169899.5
Missing326 
TOTAL1707100.0
216) Husband didn't want her to work anymore (WFSTC80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90.5
7) Inapplicable169899.5
Missing326 
TOTAL1707100.0
217) Wanted to spend more time at home (WFSTD80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes221.3
7) Inapplicable169898.7
Missing313 
TOTAL1720100.0
218) Was laid off or on strike (WFSTE80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes271.6
7) Inapplicable169898.4
Missing308 
TOTAL1725100.0
219) Couldn't stand the job any more (WFSTF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes231.3
7) Inapplicable169898.7
Missing312 
TOTAL1721100.0
220) 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) Started work after absence (CHNGB80)
TOTAL%
1) Most recent change28318.3
7) Inapplicable126481.7
Missing486 
TOTAL1547100.0
223) Started working more hours (CHNGC80)
TOTAL%
1) Most recent change1017.4
7) Inapplicable126492.6
Missing668 
TOTAL1365100.0
224) Started working fewer hours (CHNGD80)
TOTAL%
1) Most recent change493.7
7) Inapplicable126496.3
Missing720 
TOTAL1313100.0
225) 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) To get some better or special things (WFWKB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes774.4
7) Inapplicable166795.6
Missing289 
TOTAL1744100.0
229) Wants a career (WFWKC80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes442.6
7) Inapplicable166797.4
Missing322 
TOTAL1711100.0
230) Feeling of accomplishment (WFWKD80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes653.8
7) Inapplicable166796.2
Missing301 
TOTAL1732100.0
231) To get away from house or kids (WFWKE80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes543.1
7) Inapplicable166796.9
Missing312 
TOTAL1721100.0
232) Bored staying home (WFWKF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes905.1
7) Inapplicable166794.9
Missing276 
TOTAL1757100.0
233) Likes contact with people (WFWKG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes764.4
7) Inapplicable166795.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
234) Make her financially independent (WFWKH80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes311.8
7) Inapplicable166798.2
Missing335 
TOTAL1698100.0
235) 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) (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) Health prohibits working (WFWKL80)
TOTAL%
1) Very important743.6
2) Pretty important482.4
3) Not very important71435.1
7) Inapplicable119758.9
TOTAL2033100.0
239) 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) 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) Loss of service - meals, housecleaning, ironing, etc. (HFEELD80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes362.2
7) Inapplicable159497.7
9) Refused20.1
Missing401 
TOTAL1632100.0
248) 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) Wife should stay at home - non-specific (HFEELF80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1146.7
7) Inapplicable159493.2
9) Refused20.1
Missing323 
TOTAL1710100.0
250) 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) Strongly 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) 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) 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) 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) If jobs are scarce, a woman whose husband can support her should not 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) 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) 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 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) 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) 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) Go shopping together? [Interviewer's note: Repeat response 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) 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) 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) When you go out - say, to play cards, bowling, or a movie - how often 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? (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? (FRNDC80)
TOTAL%
1) 1462.3
2) 223811.7
3) 31507.4
4) 431915.7
5) 51135.6
6) 631715.6
7) 7291.4
8) 81185.8
9) 950.2
10) 1020510.1
11) 1110.0
12) 121045.1
14) 1480.4
15) 15261.3
16) 1660.3
17) 1710.0
18) 1830.1
20) 20462.3
24) 2490.4
25) 25160.8
30) 30100.5
32) 3210.0
40) 4040.2
45) 4510.0
48) 4810.0
50) 5040.2
60) 6010.0
85) 8510.0
96) 96100.5
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) 01758.6
1) 11004.9
2) 229714.6
3) 31607.9
4) 427113.3
5) 51115.5
6) 623711.7
7) 7190.9
8) 8924.5
9) 940.2
10) 101487.3
11) 1120.1
12) 12603.0
13) 1310.0
14) 1470.3
15) 15231.1
16) 1640.2
17) 1710.0
18) 1840.2
20) 20271.3
21) 2110.0
24) 2490.4
25) 25110.5
30) 3080.4
32) 3210.0
35) 3510.0
40) 4040.2
45) 4510.0
47) 4710.0
85) 8510.0
96) 9690.4
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) No29814.7
2) Yes173385.2
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) 145922.6
2) 227213.4
3) 31859.1
4) 4743.6
5) 5271.3
6) 6251.2
7) 740.2
8) 830.1
10) 10100.5
12) 1220.1
14) 1410.0
15) 1510.0
20) 2010.0
97) Inapplicable96947.7
TOTAL2033100.0
281) How many of these does your (husband/wife) also belong to? (MEMBRC80)
TOTAL%
0) 044922.1
1) 137218.3
2) 21437.0
3) 3643.1
4) 4180.9
5) 5140.7
6) 620.1
7) 710.0
10) 1010.0
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? (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? (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 (CHOREG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1769.4
7) Inapplicable168690.5
8) Don't know10.1
Missing170 
TOTAL1863100.0
291) Husband does less (CHOREH80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1236.8
7) Inapplicable168693.1
8) Don't know10.1
Missing223 
TOTAL1810100.0
292) Kids do more (CHOREI80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes623.5
7) Inapplicable168696.4
8) Don't know10.1
Missing284 
TOTAL1749100.0
293) Make do with less (CHOREJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60.4
7) Inapplicable168699.6
8) Don't know10.1
Missing340 
TOTAL1693100.0
294) Others do it (CHOREK80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes70.4
2) Wife does more211.2
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? (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 arrangements 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)? (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) (word 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 (CHCARG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes844.3
7) Inapplicable186995.7
Missing80 
TOTAL1953100.0
302) Husband does less (CHCARH80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes442.3
7) Inapplicable186997.7
Missing120 
TOTAL1913100.0
303) Kids do more (CHCARI80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes170.9
7) Inapplicable186999.1
Missing147 
TOTAL1886100.0
304) Make do with less (CHCARJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10.1
7) Inapplicable186999.9
Missing163 
TOTAL1870100.0
305) Others do it (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? (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) 0142570.2
1) 132516.0
2) 21738.5
3) 3432.1
4) 4170.8
5) 5110.5
6) 6100.5
7) 710.0
8) 830.1
10) 1060.3
12) 1210.0
15) 1520.1
16) 1620.1
50) 5010.0
60) 6020.1
96) 9610.0
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? (DISAGF80)
TOTAL%
0) 01517.4
1) 1994.9
2) 2723.5
3) 3241.2
4) 4170.8
5) 580.4
6) 660.3
7) 710.0
8) 810.0
10) 1020.1
12) 1210.0
15) 1510.0
20) 2020.1
50) 5010.0
72) 7210.0
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 condition 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? (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? (HLTHG80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1668.2
2) No21010.3
7) Inapplicable165781.5
TOTAL2033100.0
329) Has this put a strain on your marriage? (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? (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? (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? (HLTHO80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1286.3
2) No2009.8
7) Inapplicable170583.9
TOTAL2033100.0
337) Has this put a strain on your marriage? (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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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 your 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) Does your 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) Does your 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) Does your marriage have a positive or negative effect on the following areas of your life -- Getting along with your children? (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) Does your 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? (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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) (MARTBB80)
TOTAL%
0) 0924.5
1) 11336.5
2) 21155.7
3) 3854.2
4) 4743.6
5) 5733.6
6) 6613.0
7) 7311.5
8) 8391.9
9) 9100.5
10) 10643.1
11) 1130.1
12) 12201.0
13) 1340.2
14) 1480.4
15) 15331.6
16) 1660.3
17) 1760.3
18) 1880.4
19) 1940.2
20) 20170.8
21) 2130.1
22) 2230.1
23) 2370.3
24) 2440.2
25) 2570.3
26) 2630.1
27) 2740.2
29) 2910.0
30) 3010.0
32) 3210.0
33) 3310.0
34) 3410.0
36) 3610.0
37) 3710.0
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? (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? (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 marital problems (MARTBK80)
TOTAL%
1) Talked to130.8
7) Inapplicable159399.2
Missing427 
TOTAL1606100.0
385) Have you talked with them recently? (MARTBL80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1678.2
2) No27313.4
7) Inapplicable159378.4
TOTAL2033100.0
386) As far as you know, has you (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? (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? (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? (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? (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? (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? (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? (DIVORH80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1748.6
2) No251.2
7) Inapplicable183490.2
TOTAL2033100.0
400) Recently? (DIVORI80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes603.0
2) No1145.6
7) Inapplicable185991.4
TOTAL2033100.0
401) Did this happen more than once? (DIVORJ80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes954.7
2) No793.9
7) Inapplicable185991.4
TOTAL2033100.0
402) Who started the (most recent) conversation? (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? (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? (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? (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? (SEPARB80)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1276.2
2) No1075.3
7) Inapplicable179988.5
TOTAL2033100.0
420) How many times? (SEPARC80)
TOTAL%
1) 1934.6
2) 2261.3
3) 330.1
4) 430.1
5) 510.0
6) 610.0
97) Inapplicable190693.8
TOTAL2033100.0
421) Who left the last time? (SEPARD80)
TOTAL%
1) Self753.7
2) Spouse512.5
3) Both left10.0
7) Inapplicable190693.8
TOTAL2033100.0
422) How long were you separated? (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 permanent412.0
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 permanent432.1
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? (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) 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? (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) 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? (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) Emotionally, do you think you could handle living apart from your (husband/wife)? (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? (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) 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? (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) 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 think (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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) $20,000 or more142069.8
2) Less than $20,00057228.1
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. (INCB80)
TOTAL%
1) Under $5,000150.7
2) $5,000-$9,999723.5
3) $10,000-$14,9991949.5
4) $15,000-$19,99927313.4
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. (INCC80)
TOTAL%
1) $20,000-$24,99940820.1
2) $25,000-$29,99935217.3
3) $30,000-$39,99933016.2
4) $40,000-$49,9991487.3
5) $50,000-$59,999462.3
6) $60,000 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
TOTAL203267.712145
456) What percent of this total family income does your (husband/wife) contribute? (INCE80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203172.688139
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? (INCK80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL776339316.45432771
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) Post-interview rating: 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) Husband-wife, dependent children, other relatives492.4
4) Husband-wife, dependent children, other relatives, non-relatives10.0
5) Husband-wife, dependent children, non-relatives60.3
8) Parent, own child10.0
13) Husband-wife, other relatives120.6
14) Husband-wife, non-relatives10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
473) Standard metropolitan statistical area (METST80)
TOTAL%
0) No75537.1
1) Yes127262.6
8) Don't know60.3
TOTAL2033100.0
474) Respondent's ‘other' religion (RRELIG80)
TOTAL%
1) Moslem110.5
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) Seventh 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) Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research10.0
17) Greek Orthodox20.1
18) Serbian Orthodox10.0
19) Born Again Christian10.0
22) Quaker20.1
23) Orthodox Apostolic10.0
24) Baha'i20.1
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) Mormon-LDS40.2
5) Anglican20.1
6) Hindu10.0
7) Buddhist20.1
8) Non-denominational80.4
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 Baptist10.0
22) Mennonite10.0
23) Nazarene10.0
24) Seventh Day Adventist10.0
25) Four Square Gospel10.0
26) Greek Orthodox40.2
27) Protestant – no specific10.0
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 where couple is head resident10.0
2) Military housing20.1
3) 3-family house10.0
4) Four-plex10.0
5) Family owns house but they rent out part of it10.0
6) Tri-plex30.1
9) Inapplicable202499.6
TOTAL2033100.0
478) Housing arrangement-other (HHANG80)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable199998.3
1) Living in parent's house rent-free30.1
2) House comes with job90.4
3) Head residents of dorm10.0
4) Live on husband's father's farm rent-free20.1
5) Option to buy10.0
6) Living with relatives50.2
7) Military housing90.4
8) None10.0
9) In-laws letting 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) Filipino40.2
7) Half Indian-Half Black10.0
8) Asian Indian10.0
9) Inapplicable199698.2
TOTAL2033100.0
480) Respondent's father occupation type (RFOCC80)
TOTAL%
1) Professional, technical, and kindred workers21210.4
2) Managers, officials, and proprietors43021.2
3) Clerical and kindred workers693.4
4) Sales workers964.7
5) Craftsmen and foremen37718.5
6) Operatives24312.0
7) Non-farm laborers20410.0
8) Private household workers10.0
9) Service workers572.8
10) Farm laborers and foremen160.8
11) Military402.0
12) Farmer-rancher, small (less than 500 acres or 500 head)1025.0
13) Farmer-rancher, large211.0
14) Farmer-rancher, n.e.c.874.3
98) Don't know442.2
99) Refused341.7
TOTAL2033100.0
481) Respondent's father occupational status (RFOST80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL195541.49823
482) Spouse's father occupation type (SFOCC80)
TOTAL%
1) Professional, technical, and kindred workers1768.7
2) Managers, officials, and proprietors46622.9
3) Clerical and kindred workers492.4
4) Sales workers854.2
5) Craftsmen and foremen30515.0
6) Operatives23411.5
7) Non-farm laborers22110.9
8) Private household workers10.0
9) Service workers532.6
10) Farm laborers and foremen190.9
11) Military502.5
12) Farmer-rancher, small (less than 500 acres or 500 head)824.0
13) Farmer-rancher, large110.5
14) Farmer-rancher, n.e.c.1025.0
98) Don't know1386.8
99) Refused412.0
TOTAL2033100.0
483) Spouse's father occupational status (SFOST80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL185341.07923
484) Respondent's mother occupational type (RMOCC80)
TOTAL%
1) Professional, technical, and kindred workers1326.5
2) Managers, officials, and proprietors552.7
3) Clerical and kindred workers21710.7
4) Sales workers924.5
5) Craftsmen and foremen241.2
6) Operatives954.7
7) Non-farm laborers1276.2
8) Private household workers603.0
9) Service workers1808.9
10) Farm laborers and foremen221.1
11) Military10.0
12) Farmer-rancher, small (less than 500 acres or 500 head)30.1
14) Farmer-rancher, n.e.c.20.1
97) Inapplicable101149.7
98) Don't know120.6
TOTAL2033100.0
485) Respondent's mother occupational status (RMOST80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL100933.45422
486) Spouse's mother occupational type (SMOCC80)
TOTAL%
1) Professional, technical, and kindred workers1165.7
2) Managers, officials, and proprietors723.5
3) Clerical and kindred workers21310.5
4) Sales workers964.7
5) Craftsmen and foremen201.0
6) Operatives723.5
7) Non-farm laborers1155.7
8) Private household workers452.2
9) Service workers1406.9
10) Farm laborers and foremen60.3
12) Farmer-rancher, small (less than 500 acres or 500 head)30.1
14) Farmer-rancher, n.e.c.20.1
97) Inapplicable111254.7
98) Don't know211.0
TOTAL2033100.0
487) Spouse's mother occupational status (SMOST80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL90035.26921
488) Husband's other activity (HOACT80)
TOTAL%
1) Disabled150.7
2) Laid-off10.0
3) In military detention10.0
7) Inapplicable201699.2
TOTAL2033100.0
489) Husband's occupational type (HOCC80)
TOTAL%
1) Professional, technical, and kindred workers38919.1
2) Managers, officials, and proprietors46923.1
3) Clerical and kindred workers663.2
4) Sales workers964.7
5) Craftsmen and foremen39719.5
6) Operatives28514.0
7) Non-farm laborers1155.7
8) Private household workers30.1
9) Service workers643.1
10) Farm laborers and foremen50.2
11) Military552.7
12) Farmer-rancher, small (less than 500 acres or 500 head)130.6
13) Farmer-rancher, large130.6
14) Farmer-rancher, n.e.c.211.0
97) Inapplicable391.9
99) Refused30.1
TOTAL2033100.0
490) Husband's occupational status (HOCCST80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL199147.41124
491) Wife's occupational type (WOCC80)
TOTAL%
1) Professional, technical, and kindred workers36818.1
2) Managers, officials, and proprietors1497.3
3) Clerical and kindred workers64831.9
4) Sales workers1316.4
5) Craftsmen and foremen361.8
6) Operatives894.4
7) Non-farm laborers793.9
8) Private household workers110.5
9) Service workers25912.7
10) Farm laborers and foremen60.3
11) Military30.1
14) Farmer-rancher, n.e.c.10.0
97) Inapplicable25212.4
99) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
492) Wife's occupational status (WOCCST80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL178044.8220
493) 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? In what way? (WORK180)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2033620.523479
494) 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? In what way? (WORK280)
TOTAL%
2) Doesn't have to depend entirely on husband to provide her with feelings of accomplishment60.3
3) Provides more things to talk about - share231.1
4) Provides wife sense of satisfaction/accomplishment/happiness/fulfillment/less tension/security/extras492.4
5) More income - better lifestyle/less tension/security/extras452.2
6) Provides woman with interests outside the home/new ideas452.2
8) Both work at same thing/goal/both home evenings/provides a common bond50.2
9) Made marriage/family more happy, stable (closer)190.9
12) Increases family respect and appreciation60.3
13) Woman rides to work with husband and thus gives them some time alone10.0
14) Woman is participating in finances - burden not all on man160.8
17) Husband unhappy because he can't provide enough10.0
18) Husband feels (Wife likes feeling) - she can support herself20.1
20) Wife would be bored/lonely/grouchy if she had to stay home40.2
21) Wife unhappy in job/underpaid10.0
22) When husband has to help he understands wife's responsibilities better (they share duties)30.1
23) Increased understanding/concern/respect/closeness between couple80.4
24) Provides the living for family20.1
25) Wife has (Both have) independence/a feeling that her ideas count/an equal100.5
26) Her profession helps her take care of family - a nurse10.0
27) Put added stress and strain on wife/marriage20.1
28) Meeting new people/associations180.9
29) Time apart makes time together better/fewer fights30.1
30) Able to help children financially20.1
31) She is learning in job/career experience/sharper40.2
32) Job demands more knowledge and skill10.0
36) Wife does more around home20.1
37) Man says wife is asset - increases quality of life30.1
41) Wife takes better care of herself (appearance)20.1
43) Both have goals and interests outside marriage20.1
47) Man resents wife's social contacts10.0
49) Makes her better all-around person10.0
54) Worked together 1 1/2 years, have separate jobs now, things are ok10.0
58) Couple help each other with jobs10.0
60) No kids yet - rather work now than when I have kids10.0
61) Both more mature as direct result of her working10.0
65) Something to do10.0
66) Hard on family car10.0
69) Husband won't help with household duties10.0
997) Inapplicable123560.7
999) Refused50324.7
TOTAL2033100.0
495) 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? In what way? (WORK380)
TOTAL%
3) Provides more things to talk about - share40.2
4) Provides wife sense of satisfaction/accomplishment/happiness/fulfillment/less tension/security/extras40.2
5) More income - better lifestyle/less tension/security/extras50.2
6) Provides woman with interests outside the home/new ideas40.2
9) Made marriage/family more happy, stable (closer)10.0
12) Increases family respect and appreciation20.1
14) Woman is participating in finances - burden not all on man10.0
20) Wife would be bored/lonely/grouchy if she had to stay home30.1
23) Increased understanding/concern/respect/closeness between couple30.1
29) Time apart makes time together better/fewer fights10.0
31) She is learning in job/career experience/sharper20.1
35) Wife has her own money10.0
41) Wife takes better care of herself (appearance)10.0
49) Makes her better all-around person20.1
997) Inapplicable123560.7
999) Refused76437.6
TOTAL2033100.0
496) 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.) (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 help 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 careers10.0
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) To 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 (his business)10.0
45) To get a house10.0
46) To help a friend10.0
97) Inapplicable189593.2
TOTAL2033100.0
497) 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.) (ORESB80)
TOTAL%
1) She just wanted to work/liked job (personal contentment)10.0
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) 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.) (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 through college30.1
6) No benefits for part-time40.2
7) Got tired of previous job10.0
9) Switched from two part-time jobs 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) To 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) 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.) (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) 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.) (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 to 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 things 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) 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.) (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) 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.) (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 only working as a favor to fill in10.0
17) Child she was taking care of moved10.0
18) Tired of working/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 car - no transportation20.1
27) Irregular hours/week-ends10.0
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 Amway/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 that good20.1
39) Took a trip10.0
40) Job was finished/factory closed20.1
41) No 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) 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.) (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/week-ends10.0
38) Pay wasn't that good10.0
97) Inapplicable161979.6
99) Refused40620.0
TOTAL2033100.0
504) 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.) (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 when both work10.0
13) Don't enjoy housework/staying home20.1
14) Get her mind off things (problems)10.0
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 they can do it10.0
27) Boys going into 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) 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.) (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 assistant20.1
11) Environmental psychologist10.0
12) Architectural training10.0
13) Real estate schooling40.2
14) Newspaper reporter - 6 years10.0
15) Quality control inspector10.0
16) Electronics10.0
17) Welder10.0
18) Dental Hygienist10.0
19) Spa exercise counselor10.0
20) Fashion merchandizing10.0
21) Day care10.0
22) Administrator10.0
23) Photographer or photographic work10.0
24) Landscaping10.0
25) Graphic arts10.0
26) Marketing specialist10.0
27) Jeweler10.0
97) Inapplicable199298.0
TOTAL2033100.0
507) 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.) (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) 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.) (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) Why have you thought your marriage might be in trouble? (PROBE: Is there anything else?) (MARTRA80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203378.48133
511) Why have you thought your marriage might be in trouble? (PROBE: Is there anything else?) (MARTRB80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203393.82616
512) Why have you thought your marriage might be in trouble? (PROBE: Is there anything else?) (MARTRC80)
TOTAL%
2) Lack of or 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) Lot 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 cause wife makes more money10.0
97) Inapplicable146972.3
99) Refused54226.7
TOTAL2033100.0
513) As far as your marriage is concerned, what do you think would be the drawbacks of divorce? (PROBE: Are there any others?) (CONTINUE PROBING UNTIL NO MORE.) (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 marriage10.0
19) Spouse's ill health10.0
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) As far as your marriage is concerned, what do you think would be the drawbacks of divorce? (PROBE: Are there any others?) (CONTINUE PROBING UNTIL NO MORE.) (DRBKB80)
TOTAL%
1) Children involved - hard on them40.2
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) As far as your marriage is concerned, what do you think would be the drawbacks of divorce? (PROBE: Are there any others?) (CONTINUE PROBING UNTIL NO MORE.) (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) 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. (RECORD EXACT RESPONSE.) [See ARDA summary page for codes] (MRELNA80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2033399.366471
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 to understand what may happen in a marriage when the wife works. (RECORD EXACT RESPONSE.) [See ARDA summary page for codes] (MRELNB80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2033710.107442
518) 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
519) Amount of disagreement with spouse (DSGRM80)
TOTAL%
0) Little201.0
1) 137018.3
2) 210.0
3) 364632.0
4) 420910.3
5) 532716.2
6) 62019.9
7) 7793.9
8) 8562.8
9) 9723.6
10) 10311.5
12) A lot90.4
Missing12 
TOTAL2021100.0
520) Amount of household chores done by respondent (DIVLAC80)
TOTAL%
0) Respondent does half or less107052.7
1) Respondent does most or all96247.3
Missing1 
TOTAL2032100.0
521) Amount of child care done by respondent (DIVLAK80)
TOTAL%
0) Respondent does half or less84758.7
1) Respondent does most or all59541.3
Missing591 
TOTAL1442100.0
522) Social desirability response tendency (SDRT80)
TOTAL%
0) 824.1
1) 29014.6
2) 63231.8
3) 69935.2
4) 28414.3
Missing46 
TOTAL1987100.0
523) Number of years married to current spouse (YRSMAR80)
TOTAL%
0) 763.7
1) 1296.4
2) 1125.5
3) 783.8
4) 884.3
5) 1045.1
6) 814.0
7) 864.2
8) 1035.1
9) 703.5
10) 693.4
11) 743.6
12) 582.9
13) 562.8
14) 522.6
15) 723.6
16) 512.5
17) 552.7
18) 502.5
19) 281.4
20) 643.2
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
Missing5 
TOTAL2028100.0
524) Marital instability 1980 (See ARDA summary page for codes) (LOGRMI80)
TOTAL%
0) 99449.1
.301029995663974) 32315.9
.477121254719657) 1628.0
.602059991327948) 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
525) Index of marital instability (See ARDA summary page for codes) (MI80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20255.92210
526) Marital problems in 1980 (See ARDA summary page for codes) (MARPRB80)
TOTAL%
0) 52326.4
1) 30615.5
2) 26813.5
3) 22811.5
4) 1869.4
5) 1698.5
6) 1085.5
7) 733.7
8) 572.9
9) 351.8
10) 120.6
11) 80.4
12) 50.3
Missing55 
TOTAL1978100.0
527) Marital happiness 1980 (See ARDA summary page for codes) (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
528) Spousal interaction scale (See ARDA summary page for codes) (NTRACT80)
TOTAL%
5) Low30.1
6) 630.1
7) 770.3
8) 8100.5
9) 9231.1
10) 10542.7
11) 11623.0
12) 121326.5
13) 131246.1
14) 1422811.2
15) 151929.4
16) 1630915.2
17) 1722711.2
18) 1830615.1
19) 191346.6
20) High21910.8
TOTAL2033100.0
529) Sex role scale 1997 (See ARDA summary page for codes) (SXROL80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL203316.6624
530) Scale of male dominance in decision making (HSBDOM80)
TOTAL%
0) Refused211.0
2) High1628.0
3) 358028.5
4) 458929.0
5) 560729.9
6) 6391.9
7) Low351.7
TOTAL2033100.0
531) Working wife's job commitment (See ARDA summary page for codes) (JBCOM80)
TOTAL%
4) Low241.2
5) 5341.7
6) 6562.8
6.5) 6.510.0
7) 7733.6
7.5) 7.510.0
8) 81125.5
8.5) 8.530.1
9) 91356.6
9.5) 9.520.1
10) 101668.2
10.5) 10.530.1
11) 111537.5
11.5) 11.530.1
12) 121497.3
12.5) 12.520.1
13) 131276.2
13.5) 13.530.1
14) 14964.7
15) High542.7
99) Inapplicable83641.1
TOTAL2033100.0
532) Dollar value of all family income (FAMINC80)
TOTAL%
2500) 150.8
7500) 723.6
12500) 21210.6
17500) 27313.7
22500) 40820.5
27500) 39820.0
35000) 33016.6
45000) 1487.4
55000) 462.3
65000) 904.5
Missing41 
TOTAL1992100.0
533) Dollar value of house and other assets (ASSETS80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL201261568.079123080
534) Financial satisfaction scale (FINSAT80)
TOTAL%
2) 21045.1
3) 31829.0
4) 440219.8
5) 575737.2
6) 657428.2
9) Refused140.7
TOTAL2033100.0
535) Wife's percent contribution to family income (WFCNTR80)
TOTAL%
0) 72636.5
1) 311.6
2) 120.6
3) 60.3
4) 40.2
5) 582.9
6) 10.1
7) 30.2
8) 70.4
10) 1155.8
12) 50.3
13) 30.2
14) 10.1
15) 291.5
16) 10.1
17) 30.2
20) 854.3
22) 10.1
25) 1648.2
30) 633.2
33) 1376.9
34) 281.4
35) 422.1
37) 10.1
38) 10.1
40) 1246.2
44) 30.2
45) 432.2
47) 10.1
48) 30.2
50) 1949.8
51) 10.1
52) 10.1
53) 10.1
55) 120.6
60) 90.5
63) 10.1
65) 30.2
66) 30.2
67) 30.2
70) 40.2
75) 80.4
80) 30.2
82) 10.1
85) 20.1
90) 40.2
95) 20.1
99) 10.1
100) 341.7
Missing45 
TOTAL1988100.0
536) Dollar value of wife's income (WFINC80)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL19575611.4966651
537) 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 than half113355.7
5) Husband does none41220.3
9) Refused10.0
TOTAL2033100.0
538) Nonworking wife's work potential (WORKPO80)
TOTAL%
0) Low623.0
.5) 160.8
1) 1844.1
1.5) 1.5100.5
2) 21406.9
2.5) 2.5211.0
3) 3824.0
3.5) 3.570.3
4) 41487.3
5) 51004.9
6) 61065.2
7) High603.0
99) Inapplicable119758.9
TOTAL2033100.0
539) Identification number of respondent-1983 (SEQNUM83)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20331325.0861083
540) Interviewer number-1983 (INTERV83)
TOTAL%
1) 1281.4
4) 4381.9
9) 91025.0
88) 8810.0
106) 106763.7
119) 119502.5
121) 12140.2
122) 122361.8
127) 127130.6
138) 138291.4
148) 14880.4
149) 149492.4
152) 152653.2
153) 153261.3
154) 15410.0
157) 157301.5
159) 1591155.7
170) 1701688.3
172) 172281.4
173) 173944.6
176) 176331.6
177) 177522.6
178) 17860.3
179) 17950.2
180) 180633.1
184) 184291.4
185) 185331.6
186) 186773.8
188) 188311.5
189) 189532.6
190) 190422.1
192) 192482.4
193) 193442.2
195) 195301.5
197) 19780.4
198) 198462.3
997) Inapplicable311.5
999) Missing44021.7
Missing1 
TOTAL2032100.0
541) Time interview began-1983 (BEGAN83)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20333499.7033585
542) Time interview ended-1983 (ENDED83)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20333550.0023558
543) Interview length in minutes-1983 (LENGTH83)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2033262.772404
544) Month interview held-1983 (MONTH83)
TOTAL%
1) 1221.1
3) 360.3
10) 10114756.4
11) 1135717.6
12) 12613.0
99) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
545) Date interview held-1983 (DATE83)
TOTAL%
1) 1381.9
2) 2271.3
3) 3773.8
4) 4562.8
5) 5643.1
6) 6542.7
7) 7874.3
8) 8763.7
9) 9623.0
10) 10733.6
11) 11592.9
12) 12552.7
13) 13592.9
14) 14803.9
15) 15512.5
16) 16452.2
17) 17663.2
18) 18542.7
19) 19552.7
20) 20462.3
21) 21613.0
22) 22371.8
23) 23211.0
24) 24492.4
25) 25341.7
26) 26391.9
27) 27432.1
28) 28281.4
29) 29311.5
30) 30251.2
31) 31412.0
99) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
546) Day of week interview held-1983 (DAY83)
TOTAL%
1) Monday32716.1
2) Tuesday25012.3
3) Wednesday24712.1
4) Thursday24111.9
5) Friday23411.5
6) Saturday1708.4
7) Sunday1246.1
9) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
547) Resolution of interview attempt-1983 (RESOL83)
TOTAL%
1) Completed157877.6
2) Partial150.7
3) Respondent refusal1336.5
4) Respondent deceased130.6
5) Respondent unlocatable26413.0
6) Respondent not at home221.1
7) Respondent too sick10.0
8) Other70.3
TOTAL2033100.0
548) First, I would like to know who lives there and a little about each person. Respondent---Is this a male or female?--1983 (SEXR83)
TOTAL%
1) Male63531.2
2) Female95847.1
9) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
549) First, I would like to know who lives there and a little about each person. Respondent---How old was this person on his/her last birthday?--1983 (AGER83)
TOTAL%
20) 10.1
21) 10.1
22) 100.6
23) 140.9
24) 241.5
25) 281.8
26) 392.5
27) 563.5
28) 462.9
29) 684.3
30) 543.4
31) 603.8
32) 694.3
33) 784.9
34) 573.6
35) 664.1
36) 704.4
37) 533.3
38) 503.1
39) 462.9
40) 593.7
41) 362.3
42) 533.3
43) 473.0
44) 392.5
45) 493.1
46) 362.3
47) 483.0
48) 392.5
49) 392.5
50) 452.8
51) 311.9
52) 281.8
53) 251.6
54) 342.1
55) 342.1
56) 291.8
57) 201.3
58) 90.6
59) 10.1
Missing442 
TOTAL1591100.0
550) Respondent---Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated?--1983 (MARITR83)
TOTAL%
1) Married150874.2
3) Divorced472.3
4) Widowed90.4
5) Separated291.4
9) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
551) Respondent---How many years of schooling has this person completed?--1983 (EDUCR83)
TOTAL%
0) 10.1
2) 10.1
3) 30.2
4) 20.1
5) 10.1
6) 30.2
7) 30.2
8) 150.9
9) 161.0
10) 402.5
11) 462.9
12) 57536.1
13) 1539.6
14) 21113.2
15) 835.2
16) 24215.2
17) 513.2
18) 805.0
19) 251.6
20) 261.6
21) 40.3
22) 30.2
23) 40.3
24) 30.2
25) 10.1
26) 10.1
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
552) Spouse---Is this a male or female?--1983 (SEXS83)
TOTAL%
1) Male90744.6
2) Female60129.6
7) Inapplicable854.2
9) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
553) Spouse---How old was this person on his/her last birthday?--1983 (AGES83)
TOTAL%
18) 10.1
20) 20.1
21) 40.3
22) 60.4
23) 90.6
24) 191.3
25) 302.0
26) 382.5
27) 312.1
28) 432.9
29) 583.9
30) 644.2
31) 442.9
32) 563.7
33) 493.3
34) 543.6
35) 795.2
36) 634.2
37) 503.3
38) 432.9
39) 573.8
40) 624.1
41) 463.1
42) 463.1
43) 493.3
44) 342.3
45) 453.0
46) 291.9
47) 422.8
48) 503.3
49) 312.1
50) 362.4
51) 392.6
52) 352.3
53) 332.2
54) 302.0
55) 261.7
56) 322.1
57) 191.3
58) 181.2
59) 20.1
60) 10.1
62) 10.1
Missing527 
TOTAL1506100.0
554) Spouse---Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated?--1983 (MARITS83)
TOTAL%
1) Married150874.2
7) Inapplicable854.2
9) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
555) Spouse---How many years of schooling has this person completed?--1983 (EDUCS83)
TOTAL%
2) 10.1
3) 20.1
4) 10.1
5) 10.1
6) 10.1
7) 10.1
8) 251.7
9) 241.6
10) 412.7
11) 412.7
12) 56537.6
13) 1117.4
14) 18512.3
15) 785.2
16) 22214.8
17) 463.1
18) 724.8
19) 312.1
20) 392.6
21) 50.3
22) 50.3
23) 10.1
24) 20.1
25) 20.1
26) 10.1
30) 10.1
Missing529 
TOTAL1504100.0
556) Third person---How is this person related to the respondent?--1983 (REL383)
TOTAL%
1) Child125561.7
2) Relative190.9
3) Other90.4
7) Inapplicable31015.2
9) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
557) Third person---Is this a male or female?--1983 (SEX383)
TOTAL%
1) Male63931.4
2) Female64431.7
7) Inapplicable31015.2
9) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
558) Third person---How old was this person on his/her last birthday?--1983 (AGE383)
TOTAL%
0) 0301.5
1) 1351.7
2) 2432.1
3) 3482.4
4) 4402.0
5) 5452.2
6) 6472.3
7) 7572.8
8) 8603.0
9) 9492.4
10) 10422.1
11) 11613.0
12) 12643.1
13) 13743.6
14) 14623.0
15) 15673.3
16) 16733.6
17) 17673.3
18) 18572.8
19) 19542.7
20) 20391.9
21) 21351.7
22) 22301.5
23) 23271.3
24) 24170.8
25) 25150.7
26) 2690.4
27) 2770.3
28) 2840.2
29) 2920.1
30) 3010.0
31) 3140.2
32) 3220.1
34) 3410.0
35) 3520.1
38) 3820.1
60) 6020.1
63) 6310.0
72) 7220.1
73) 7310.0
76) 7610.0
77) 7710.0
80) 8010.0
82) 8210.0
86) 8610.0
97) Inapplicable31015.2
99) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
559) Third person---Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated?--1983 (MARIT383)
TOTAL%
1) Married140.7
2) Never married124161.0
3) Divorced160.8
4) Widowed60.3
5) Separated50.2
7) Inapplicable31015.2
9) Missing44121.7
TOTAL2033100.0
560) Third person---How many years of schooling has this person completed?--1983 (EDUC383)
TOTAL%
0) 029914.7
1) 1603.0
2) 2562.8
3) 3472.3
4) 4412.0
5) 5723.5
6) 6572.8
7) 7703.4
8) 8683.3
9) 9763.7
10) 10592.9
11) 11874.3
12) 121497.3
13) 13402.0
14) 14502.5
15) 15110.5
16) 16291.4
17) 1750.2
18) 1830.1
19) 1910.0
20) 2010.0
97) Inapplicable31015.2
98) Don't know20.1
99) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
561) Third person---If kids, are any of these children stepchildren or foster children or are they all children of this marriage?--1983 (KID383)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's and spouse's child115556.8
2) Respondent's child only643.1
3) Spouse's child only341.7
4) Other's child20.1
7) Inapplicable33816.6
9) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
562) Fourth person---How is this person related to the respondent?--1983 (REL483)
TOTAL%
1) Child84841.7
2) Relative231.1
3) Other110.5
7) Inapplicable71135.0
9) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
563) Fourth person---Is this a male or female?--1983 (SEX483)
TOTAL%
1) Male43321.3
2) Female44822.0
7) Inapplicable71135.0
9) Missing44121.7
TOTAL2033100.0
564) Fourth person---How old was this person on his/her last birthday?--1983 (AGE483)
TOTAL%
0) 0391.9
1) 1422.1
2) 2522.6
3) 3391.9
4) 4532.6
5) 5592.9
6) 6321.6
7) 7482.4
8) 8391.9
9) 9442.2
10) 10321.6
11) 11472.3
12) 12452.2
13) 13422.1
14) 14462.3
15) 15492.4
16) 16341.7
17) 17291.4
18) 18160.8
19) 19190.9
20) 20271.3
21) 21120.6
22) 2260.3
23) 2320.1
24) 2450.2
25) 2530.1
26) 2610.0
27) 2750.2
29) 2910.0
32) 3210.0
35) 3510.0
45) 4510.0
47) 4710.0
60) 6010.0
69) 6910.0
72) 7210.0
73) 7310.0
75) 7510.0
77) 7710.0
80) 8020.1
97) Inapplicable71135.0
98) Don't know10.0
99) Missing44121.7
TOTAL2033100.0
565) Fourth person---Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated?--1983 (MARIT483)
TOTAL%
1) Married100.5
2) Never married85942.3
3) Divorced50.2
4) Widowed60.3
5) Separated10.0
7) Inapplicable71135.0
9) Missing44121.7
TOTAL2033100.0
566) Fourth person---How many years of schooling has this person completed?--1983 (EDUC483)
TOTAL%
0) 032115.8
1) 1432.1
2) 2422.1
3) 3412.0
4) 4432.1
5) 5432.1
6) 6402.0
7) 7512.5
8) 8442.2
9) 9472.3
10) 10331.6
11) 11331.6
12) 12562.8
13) 13140.7
14) 14201.0
15) 1530.1
16) 1650.2
97) Inapplicable71135.0
98) Don't know20.1
99) Missing44121.7
TOTAL2033100.0
567) Fourth person---IF KIDS, are any of these children, stepchildren, or foster children, or are they all children of this marriage?--1983 (KID483)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's and spouse's child79439.1
2) Respondent's child only311.5
3) Spouse's child only221.1
4) Other's child10.0
7) Inapplicable74536.6
9) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
568) Fifth person---How is this person related to the respondent?--1983 (REL583)
TOTAL%
1) Child32115.8
2) Relative231.1
3) Other50.2
7) Inapplicable124461.2
9) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
569) Fifth person---Is this a male or female?--1983 (SEX583)
TOTAL%
1) Male1688.3
2) Female1808.9
7) Inapplicable124461.2
9) Missing44121.7
TOTAL2033100.0
570) Fifth person---How old was this person on his/her last birthday?--1983 (AGE583)
TOTAL%
0) 0170.8
1) 1201.0
2) 2281.4
3) 3251.2
4) 4241.2
5) 5201.0
6) 6170.8
7) 7180.9
8) 8211.0
9) 9110.5
10) 10160.8
11) 11160.8
12) 12120.6
13) 13170.8
14) 14180.9
15) 1590.4
16) 16120.6
17) 1780.4
18) 1880.4
19) 19100.5
20) 2030.1
21) 2140.2
22) 2210.0
25) 2510.0
26) 2610.0
39) 3910.0
40) 4010.0
45) 4510.0
46) 4610.0
51) 5110.0
53) 5310.0
62) 6210.0
65) 6510.0
68) 6820.1
70) 7010.0
76) 7610.0
97) Inapplicable124461.2
99) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
571) Fifth person---Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated?--1983 (MARIT583)
TOTAL%
1) Married100.5
2) Never married33316.4
3) Divorced20.1
4) Widowed30.1
7) Inapplicable124461.2
9) Missing44121.7
TOTAL2033100.0
572) Fifth person---How many years of schooling has this person completed?--1983 (EDUC583)
TOTAL%
0) 01527.5
1) 1160.8
2) 2221.1
3) 3110.5
4) 4180.9
5) 5160.8
6) 6160.8
7) 7140.7
8) 8201.0
9) 9120.6
10) 1070.3
11) 11100.5
12) 12211.0
13) 1350.2
14) 1410.0
16) 1620.1
18) 1810.0
20) 2010.0
97) Inapplicable124461.2
98) Don't know40.2
99) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
573) Fifth person---If kids, are any of these children, stepchildren, or foster children, or are they all children of this marriage?--1983 (KID583)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's and spouse's child29414.5
2) Respondent's child only140.7
3) Spouse's child only100.5
4) Other's child20.1
7) Inapplicable127362.6
9) Missing44021.6
TOTAL2033100.0
574) Marital information on non-interviews--1983 (NONINT83)
TOTAL%
0) Complete or Partial159278.3
1) Non-No Marital Info29114.3
2) Non-Marital Info1507.4
TOTAL2033100.0
575) Sixth person---How is this person related to the respondent?--1983 (REL683)
TOTAL%
1) Child905.2
2) Relative140.8
3) Other50.3
7) Inapplicable148485.1
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
576) Sixth person---Is this a male or female?--1983 (SEX683)
TOTAL%
1) Male603.4
2) Female492.8
7) Inapplicable148485.1
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
577) Sixth person---How old was this person on his/her last birthday?--1983 (AGE683)
TOTAL%
0) 060.3
1) 1110.6
2) 260.3
3) 350.3
4) 4100.6
5) 570.4
6) 640.2
7) 720.1
8) 830.2
9) 970.4
10) 1070.4
11) 1160.3
12) 1230.2
13) 1370.4
14) 1410.1
15) 1550.3
16) 1620.1
17) 1720.1
18) 1820.1
19) 1920.1
24) 2410.1
31) 3110.1
41) 4110.1
53) 5310.1
61) 6110.1
63) 6310.1
65) 6510.1
68) 6810.1
70) 7010.1
77) 7710.1
91) 9110.1
97) Inapplicable148485.1
99) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
578) Sixth person---Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated?--1983 (MARIT683)
TOTAL%
1) Married50.3
2) Never married985.6
3) Divorced20.1
4) Widowed40.2
7) Inapplicable148485.1
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
579) Sixth person---How many years of schooling has this person completed?--1983 (EDUC683)
TOTAL%
0) 0492.8
1) 130.2
2) 220.1
3) 380.5
4) 470.4
5) 560.3
6) 660.3
7) 740.2
8) 820.1
9) 950.3
10) 1040.2
11) 1140.2
12) 1240.2
14) 1410.1
16) 1610.1
18) 1810.1
97) Inapplicable148485.1
98) Don't know20.1
99) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
580) Sixth person---If kids, are any of these children, stepchildren, or foster children, or are they all children of this marriage?--1983 (KID683)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's and spouse's child844.8
2) Respondent's child only20.1
3) Spouse's child only40.2
7) Inapplicable150386.2
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
581) Seventh person---How is this person related to the respondent?--1983 (REL783)
TOTAL%
1) Child271.5
2) Relative90.5
3) Other20.1
7) Inapplicable155589.2
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
582) Seventh person---Is this a male or female?--1983 (SEX783)
TOTAL%
1) Male191.1
2) Female191.1
7) Inapplicable155589.2
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
583) Seventh person---How old was this person on his/her last birthday?--1983 (AGE783)
TOTAL%
0) 040.2
1) 120.1
3) 350.3
4) 410.1
6) 640.2
7) 710.1
8) 820.1
10) 1010.1
11) 1130.2
13) 1330.2
14) 1420.1
17) 1710.1
18) 1810.1
20) 2010.1
21) 2110.1
23) 2310.1
29) 2910.1
45) 4510.1
60) 6010.1
70) 7010.1
78) 7810.1
97) Inapplicable155589.2
99) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
584) Seventh person---Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated?--1983 (MARIT783)
TOTAL%
1) Married50.3
2) Never married311.8
3) Divorced20.1
7) Inapplicable155589.2
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
585) Seventh person---How many years of schooling has this person completed?--1983 (EDUC783)
TOTAL%
0) 0160.9
1) 130.2
2) 220.1
4) 420.1
5) 510.1
7) 710.1
8) 840.2
10) 1010.1
11) 1120.1
12) 1240.2
16) 1610.1
97) Inapplicable155589.2
98) Don't know10.1
99) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
586) Seventh person---If kids, are any of these children, stepchildren, or foster children, or are they all children of this marriage?--1983 (KID783)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's and spouse's child251.4
2) Respondent's child only20.1
7) Inapplicable156689.8
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
587) Eighth person---How is this person related to the respondent?--1983 (REL883)
TOTAL%
1) Child70.4
2) Relative40.2
3) Other10.1
7) Inapplicable158190.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
588) Eighth person---Is this a male or female?--1983 (SEX883)
TOTAL%
1) Male50.3
2) Female70.4
7) Inapplicable158190.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
589) Eighth person---How old was this person on his/her last birthday?--1983 (AGE883)
TOTAL%
0) 010.1
1) 110.1
4) 410.1
5) 510.1
6) 620.1
7) 710.1
10) 1010.1
17) 1710.1
33) 3310.1
39) 3910.1
65) 6510.1
97) Inapplicable158190.7
99) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
590) Eighth person---Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated?--1983 (MARIT883)
TOTAL%
1) Married10.1
2) Never married90.5
3) Divorced20.1
7) Inapplicable158190.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
591) Eighth person---How many years of schooling has this person completed?--1983 (EDUC883)
TOTAL%
0) 080.5
4) 410.1
10) 1010.1
97) Inapplicable158190.7
98) Don't know20.1
99) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
592) Eighth person---If kids, are any of these children, stepchildren, or foster children, or are they all children of this marriage?--1983 (KID883)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's and spouse's child60.3
3) Spouse's child only10.1
7) Inapplicable158691.0
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
593) Ninth person---How is this person related to the respondent?--1983 (REL983)
TOTAL%
1) Child20.1
2) Relative10.1
7) Inapplicable159091.2
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
594) Ninth person---Is this a male or female?--1983 (SEX983)
TOTAL%
1) Male10.1
2) Female20.1
7) Inapplicable159091.2
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
595) Ninth person---How old was this person on his/her last birthday?--1983 (AGE983)
TOTAL%
0) 010.1
4) 410.1
15) 1510.1
97) Inapplicable159091.2
99) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
596) Ninth person---Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated?--1983 (MARIT983)
TOTAL%
2) Never married30.2
7) Inapplicable159091.2
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
597) Ninth person---How many years of schooling has this person completed?--1983 (EDUC983)
TOTAL%
0) 020.1
97) Inapplicable159091.2
98) Don't know10.1
99) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
598) Ninth person---If kids, are any of these children, stepchildren, or foster children, or are they all children of this marriage?--1983 (KID983)
TOTAL%
1) Respondent's and spouse's child10.1
2) Respondent's child only10.1
7) Inapplicable159191.3
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
599) Tenth person---How is this person related to the respondent?--1983 (REL1083)
TOTAL%
7) Inapplicable159391.4
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
600) Tenth person---Is this a male or female?--1983 (SEX1083)
TOTAL%
7) Inapplicable159391.4
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
601) Tenth person---How old was this person on his/her last birthday?--1983 (AGE1083)
TOTAL%
97) Inapplicable159391.4
99) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
602) Tenth person---Is this person married, never married, divorced, widowed, or separated?--1983 (MARI1083)
TOTAL%
7) Inapplicable159391.4
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
603) Tenth person---How many years of schooling has this person completed?--1983 (EDUC1083)
TOTAL%
97) Inapplicable159391.4
99) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
604) Tenth person---IF KIDS, are any of these children stepchildren or foster children or are they all children of this marriage?--1983 (KID1083)
TOTAL%
7) Inapplicable159391.4
9) Refused1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
605) Have you divorced or been widowed since we interviewed you in the fall of 1980? (DIV8083)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, divorced854.2
2) Yes, widowed110.5
3) No164681.0
9) Missing29114.3
TOTAL2033100.0
606) Are you currently separated from your (husband/wife)? (CURSEP83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes371.8
2) No160979.1
7) Inapplicable964.7
9) Missing29114.3
TOTAL2033100.0
607) Interviewer: Check cover sheet. Compare table with one completed in 1980. Have there been changes? (CHAG8083)
TOTAL%
1) No changes88350.7
2) Changes71040.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
608) It looks like there have been some changes in your household since we last interviewed you. Changes since 1980--Spouse left, divorce (CHAA83)
TOTAL%
0) No change65137.3
1) Change593.4
7) Inapplicable88350.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
609) Changes since 1980--Spouse left, separated (CHAB83)
TOTAL%
0) No change68139.1
1) Change291.7
7) Inapplicable88350.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
610) Changes since 1980--Spouse died (CHAC83)
TOTAL%
0) No change70040.2
1) Change100.6
7) Inapplicable88350.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
611) Changes since 1980--Respondent remarried (CHAD83)
TOTAL%
0) No change69740.0
1) Change130.7
7) Inapplicable88350.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
612) Changes since 1980--Respondent living with someone (CHAE83)
TOTAL%
0) No change70240.3
1) Change80.5
7) Inapplicable88350.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
613) Changes since 1980---Child born (CHAF83)
TOTAL%
0) No change41523.8
1) 125214.5
2) 2422.4
3) 310.1
7) Inapplicable88350.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
614) Changes since 1980--Stepchild added (CHAG83)
TOTAL%
0) No change70040.2
1) 170.4
2) 220.1
5) 510.1
7) Inapplicable88350.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
615) Changes since 1980---Foster child added (CHAH83)
TOTAL%
0) No changes70940.7
2) 210.1
7) Inapplicable88350.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
616) Changes since 1980---Child left to live with other parent (CHAI83)
TOTAL%
0) No changes67438.7
1) 1201.1
2) 2110.6
3) 350.3
7) Inapplicable88350.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
617) Changes since 1980---Child moved out (CHAJ83)
TOTAL%
0) 044625.6
1) 119411.1
2) 2553.2
3) 3140.8
4) 410.1
7) Inapplicable88350.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
618) Changes since 1980---Child moved back (CHAK83)
TOTAL%
0) No changes65837.8
1) 1442.5
2) 270.4
3) 310.1
7) Inapplicable88350.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
619) Changes since 1980---Other relatives moved in (CHAL83)
TOTAL%
0) No changes66538.2
1) 1342.0
2) 270.4
3) 330.2
5) 510.1
7) Inapplicable88350.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
620) It looks like there have been some changes in your household since we last interviewed you . Changes since 1980---Other relatives moved out (CHAM83)
TOTAL%
0) No changes68839.5
1) 1150.9
2) 260.3
6) 610.1
7) Inapplicable88350.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
621) Changes since 1980---Friends moved in (CHAN83)
TOTAL%
0) No changes69539.9
1) 1130.7
2) 220.1
7) Inapplicable88350.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
622) Changes since 1980---Friends moved out (CHAO83)
TOTAL%
0) No changes69039.6
1) 130.2
2) 210.1
5) 5150.9
6) 610.1
7) Inapplicable88350.7
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
623) Have you moved to another residence since the fall of 1980? (MOVED83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40423.2
2) No118968.2
9) Missing1508.6
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
624) How many times? (NMOVE83)
TOTAL%
1) 128616.4
2) 2784.5
3) 3301.7
4) 4100.6
97) Inapplicable133976.8
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
625) I would like to ask you about your residence since the fall of 1980--Current home. Do/Did you live in a town or city, on a farm, or in open country but not on a farm? (CURSZE83)
TOTAL%
1) City32418.6
2) Farm140.8
3) Open Country663.8
7) Inapplicable133976.8
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
626) I would like to ask you about your residence since the fall of 1980--Second home (before current home). Do/Did you live in a town or city, on a farm, or in open country but not on a farm? (SECSZE83)
TOTAL%
1) City955.5
2) Farm50.3
3) Open Country171.0
7) Inapplicable162593.2
9) Refused10.1
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
627) I would like to ask you about your residence since the fall of 1980--Third home (before second/previous house). Do/Did you live in a town or city, on a farm, or in open country but not on a farm? (THDSZE83)
TOTAL%
1) City362.1
2) Farm10.1
3) Open Country20.1
7) Inapplicable170397.7
9) Refused10.1
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
628) Was this a move to another community?--Current home (CURCOM83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23813.7
2) No1669.5
7) Inapplicable133976.8
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
629) Was this a move to another community?--Second/Previous home (SECCOM83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes724.1
2) No452.6
7) Inapplicable162593.2
9) Refused10.1
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
630) Was this a move to another community?--Third/Previous home to second (THDCOM83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes241.4
2) No150.9
7) Inapplicable170397.7
9) Refused10.1
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
631) What type of housing is/was it?--Current home (CURTYP83)
TOTAL%
1) Single family27916.0
2) Duplex241.4
3) Townhouse140.8
4) Apartment533.0
5) Mobile home281.6
6) Other60.3
7) Inapplicable133976.8
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
632) What type of housing is/was it?--Second/Previous home (SECTYP83)
TOTAL%
1) Single family543.1
2) Duplex80.5
3) Townhouse120.7
4) Apartment382.2
5) Mobile home40.2
6) Other10.1
7) Inapplicable162593.2
9) Refused10.1
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
633) What type of housing is/was it?--Third/Previous home to second (THDTYP83)
TOTAL%
1) Single family150.9
2) Duplex20.1
3) Townhouse10.1
4) Apartment150.9
5) Mobile home40.2
6) Other20.1
7) Inapplicable170397.7
9) Refused10.1
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
634) Are/Were you buying your house, renting it, or do/did you own it outright?--Current home (CURRNT83)
TOTAL%
1) Own442.5
2) Buying19311.1
3) Renting1589.1
4) Other90.5
7) Inapplicable133976.8
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
635) Are/Were you buying your house, renting it, or do/did you own it outright?--Second/Previous home (SECRNT83)
TOTAL%
1) Own40.2
2) Buying140.8
3) Renting915.2
4) Other80.5
7) Inapplicable162593.2
9) Refused10.1
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
636) Are/Were you buying your house, renting it, or do/did you own it outright?--Third/Previous home to second (THDRNT83)
TOTAL%
1) Own10.1
3) Renting311.8
4) Other70.4
7) Inapplicable170397.7
9) Refused10.1
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
637) Is/was your residence of the same quality as the one in which you lived in 1980, worse quality, or better quality?--Current home (CURQUA83)
TOTAL%
1) Better27115.5
2) Same864.9
3) Worse452.6
7) Inapplicable133976.8
8) Don't Know20.1
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
638) Is/was your residence of the same quality as the one in which you lived in 1980, worse quality, or better quality?--Second/Previous home (SECQUA83)
TOTAL%
1) Better402.3
2) Same362.1
3) Worse412.4
7) Inapplicable162593.2
9) Refused10.1
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
639) Is/was your residence of the same quality as the one in which you lived in 1980, worse quality, or better quality?--Third/Previous home to second (THDQUA83)
TOTAL%
1) Better150.9
2) Same120.7
3) Worse120.7
7) Inapplicable170397.7
9) Refused10.1
Missing290 
TOTAL1743100.0
640) What was the size of the community in which you lived when you were 16 years old? (COM1683)
TOTAL%
1) Farm/open country18011.3
2) Town or Village under 1,50017511.0
3) 1,500-9,99928818.1
4) 10,000-49,99934721.8
5) 50,000-149,99917911.2
6) 150,000-499,999966.0
7) 500,000 or more23814.9
8) Don't know875.5
9) Refused30.2
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
641) Altogether, counting children who live with you and children who don't, how many children have you had? (NUMKID83)
TOTAL%
0) 01439.0
1) 126816.8
2) 258336.6
3) 333721.2
4) 41489.3
5) 5664.1
6) 6271.7
7) 790.6
8) 860.4
10) 1030.2
11) 1110.1
99) Refused20.1
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
642) 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. As I grow older, things seem better than I thought they would be. (LIFEA83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16110.1
2) Agree103164.7
3) Disagree35522.3
4) Strongly disagree231.4
8) Don't know211.3
9) Refused20.1
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
643) I have gotten more of the breaks in life than most of the people I know. (LIFEB83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19011.9
2) Agree96060.3
3) Disagree39424.7
4) Strongly disagree251.6
8) Don't know221.4
9) Refused20.1
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
644) This is the dreariest time of my life. (LIFEC83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree161.0
2) Agree1499.4
3) Disagree89856.4
4) Strongly disagree51832.5
8) Don't know90.6
9) Refused30.2
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
645) These are the best years of my life. (LIFED83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21313.4
2) Agree94459.3
3) Disagree37823.7
4) Strongly disagree181.1
8) Don't know372.3
9) Refused30.2
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
646) Most of the things I do are boring or monotonous. (LIFEE83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree100.6
2) Agree16410.3
3) Disagree103064.7
4) Strongly disagree38324.0
8) Don't know40.3
9) Refused20.1
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
647) The things I do are as interesting to me as they ever were. (LIFEF83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22213.9
2) Agree111670.1
3) Disagree23314.6
4) Strongly disagree100.6
8) Don't know90.6
9) Refused30.2
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
648) As I look back on my life, I am fairly well satisfied. (LIFEG83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25215.8
2) Agree112370.5
3) Disagree18811.8
4) Strongly disagree140.9
8) Don't know110.7
9) Refused50.3
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
649) When I think back over my life, I didn't get the important things I wanted. (LIFEH83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree261.6
2) Agree27117.0
3) Disagree104565.6
4) Strongly disagree23514.8
8) Don't know120.8
9) Refused40.3
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
650) Compared to other people, I get down in the dumps too often. (LIFEI83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree201.3
2) Agree19011.9
3) Disagree111670.1
4) Strongly disagree25816.2
8) Don't know60.4
9) Refused30.2
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
651) I've gotten pretty much what I expected out of life. (LIFEJ83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1308.2
2) Agree114872.1
3) Disagree27817.5
4) Strongly disagree130.8
8) Don't know201.3
9) Refused40.3
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
652) The lot of the average person is getting worse, not better. (LIFEK83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree483.0
2) Agree62839.4
3) Disagree77548.7
4) Strongly disagree704.4
8) Don't know684.3
9) Refused40.3
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
653) There is still plenty of time to do most of the things I want to do. (LIFEL83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23314.6
2) Agree116773.3
3) Disagree16410.3
4) Strongly disagree100.6
8) Don't know161.0
9) Refused30.2
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
654) 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. (LIFEM83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree352.2
2) Agree27417.2
3) Disagree111469.9
4) Strongly disagree1489.3
8) Don't know171.1
9) Refused50.3
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
655) Have there been times recently when you have set back and seriously evaluated what you have achieved in life and where you're going? (EVAL83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes130581.9
2) No28417.8
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused30.2
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
656) We would like to know what aspects of your life you are evaluating. Are you evaluating your career? (EVALA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes98661.9
2) No31920.0
7) Inapplicable28818.1
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
657) Are you evaluating your relations with your children? (EVALB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes91157.2
2) No27117.0
7) Inapplicable40325.3
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused60.4
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
658) Are you evaluating your marriage? (EVALC83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83841.2
2) No39119.2
7) Inapplicable80439.5
TOTAL2033100.0
659) Are you evaluating some other aspect of your life? (EVALD83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes62038.9
2) No68242.8
7) Inapplicable28818.1
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused10.1
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
660) During the last three years, did you change your religion? (CHAREL83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes543.4
2) No153496.3
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused40.3
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
661) Are you about as religious now as you were three years ago in 1980, more religious, or less religious? (MORREL83)
TOTAL%
1) About same108468.0
2) More religious40425.4
3) Less religious1006.3
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused30.2
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
662) 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. (SELFA83)
TOTAL%
1) True128080.4
2) Not true30018.8
8) Don't know90.6
9) Refused40.3
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
663) I sometimes try to get even, rather than forgive and forget. (SELFB83)
TOTAL%
1) True44027.6
2) Not true114571.9
8) Don't know30.2
9) Refused50.3
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
664) No matter who I'm talking to, I'm always a good listener. (SELFC83)
TOTAL%
1) True105366.1
2) Not true52733.1
8) Don't know100.6
9) Refused30.2
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
665) At times I have really insisted on having things go my own way. (SELFD83)
TOTAL%
1) True116573.1
2) Not true41726.2
8) Don't know80.5
9) Refused30.2
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
666) 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? (HAPPY83)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy55234.7
2) Pretty happy95660.0
3) Not too happy784.9
8) Don't know40.3
9) Refused30.2
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
667) 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. A woman's most important task in life should be taking care of her children. (ROLEA83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28417.8
2) Agree73946.4
3) Disagree45328.4
4) Strongly disagree996.2
8) Don't know130.8
9) Refused50.3
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
668) A husband should earn a larger salary than his wife. (ROLEB83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree664.1
2) Agree36623.0
3) Disagree96260.4
4) Strongly disagree17310.9
8) Don't know211.3
9) Refused50.3
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
669) It should not bother the husband if a wife's job sometimes requires her to be away from home overnight. (ROLEC83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1117.0
2) Agree111169.7
3) Disagree31119.5
4) Strongly disagree422.6
8) Don't know130.8
9) Refused50.3
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
670) If his wife works full-time, a husband should share equally in household chores such as cooking, cleaning, and washing. (ROLED83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree46829.4
2) Agree100663.2
3) Disagree1006.3
4) Strongly disagree70.4
8) Don't know80.5
9) Refused40.3
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
671) If jobs are scarce, a woman whose husband can support her ought not to have a job. (ROLEE83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree543.4
2) Agree43927.6
3) Disagree92057.8
4) Strongly disagree1418.9
8) Don't know352.2
9) Refused40.3
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
672) A working mother can establish just as good a relationship with her children as a mother who does not work. (ROLEF83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21613.6
2) Agree78449.2
3) Disagree46529.2
4) Strongly disagree1016.3
8) Don't know231.4
9) Refused40.3
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
673) 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. (ROLEG83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree654.1
2) Agree50531.7
3) Disagree83852.6
4) Strongly disagree1539.6
8) Don't know251.6
9) Refused70.4
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
674) 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. (MARRA83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree36623.0
2) Agree91657.5
3) Disagree26616.7
4) Strongly disagree201.3
8) Don't know201.3
9) Refused50.3
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
675) It's okay for people to get married thinking that if it does not work out, they can always get a divorce. (MARRB83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree261.6
2) Agree1318.2
3) Disagree82451.7
4) Strongly disagree60137.7
8) Don't know60.4
9) Refused50.3
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
676) The personal happiness of an individual is more important than putting up with a bad marriage. (MARRC83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1408.8
2) Agree91657.5
3) Disagree42826.9
4) Strongly disagree422.6
8) Don't know583.6
9) Refused90.6
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
677) If one spouse becomes mentally or physically disabled, the other person should stay in the marriage regardless of their own happiness. (MARRD83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1006.3
2) Agree80550.5
3) Disagree55234.7
4) Strongly disagree291.8
8) Don't know976.1
9) Refused100.6
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
678) Marriage is for life, even if the couple is unhappy. (MARRE83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree452.8
2) Agree34421.6
3) Disagree101763.8
4) Strongly disagree1539.6
8) Don't know261.6
9) Refused80.5
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
679) In marriages where the parents fight a lot, children are better off if their parents divorce or separate. (MARRF83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree875.5
2) Agree90156.6
3) Disagree49130.8
4) Strongly disagree251.6
8) Don't know815.1
9) Refused80.5
Missing440 
TOTAL1593100.0
680) Have you been married more than once? (MARONC83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19411.9
2) No129879.7
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused30.2
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
681) Do you have any children from a previous marriage who are not living with you now? (CHIPRE83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1016.2
2) No935.7
7) Inapplicable143488.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
682) Do you have any significant financial obligations such as child support, medical expenses, or college for these children? (FINOB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes261.6
2) No754.6
7) Inapplicable152793.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
683) How close do you feel to these children--very close, somewhat close, not too close, or not close at all? (CHICLO83)
TOTAL%
1) Very close684.2
2) Somewhat close171.0
3) Not too close60.4
4) Not close at all80.5
7) Inapplicable152793.8
8) Don't know20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
684) Compared to most children, would you say these children have given you a lot of problems, some problems, only a few problems, or haven't they given you any problems at all? (PROBCH83)
TOTAL%
1) A lot40.2
2) Some241.5
3) Only a few442.7
4) None291.8
7) Inapplicable152793.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
685) Has your spouse been married more than once? (SPOMAR83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19512.0
2) No129779.7
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused30.2
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
686) Does your spouse have any children from a previous marriage who are not living with you now? (SPOCHI83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes895.5
2) No1066.5
7) Inapplicable143388.0
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
687) Do you or your spouse have any significant financial obligations such as child support, medical expenses, or college for these children? (SPOFIN83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes332.0
2) No563.4
7) Inapplicable153994.5
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
688) How close do you feel to these children--very close, somewhat close, not too close, or not close at all? (SPOCLO83)
TOTAL%
1) Very close281.7
2) Somewhat close332.0
3) Not too close100.6
4) Not close at all171.0
7) Inapplicable153994.5
8) Don't know10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
689) Compared to most children, would you say these children have given you a lot of problems, some problems, only a few problems, or haven't they given you any problems at all? (SPOPRO83)
TOTAL%
1) A lot90.6
2) Some251.5
3) Only a few281.7
4) None261.6
7) Inapplicable153994.5
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
690) Do you intend to have any (more) children in the next three years? (MRECHI83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20412.5
2) No62238.2
7) Inapplicable75846.6
8) Don't know362.2
9) Refused80.5
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
691) Are you/Is your wife pregnant now? (PREG83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes493.0
2) No1438.8
7) Inapplicable142487.5
8) Don't know50.3
9) Refused70.4
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
692) What race does your husband/wife consider himself/herself? (SPRACE83)
TOTAL%
1) White, non-Hispanic135483.2
2) White, Hispanic513.1
3) Black573.5
4) Other261.6
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused70.4
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
693) 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? (HUSEMP83)
TOTAL%
1) Working full-time135183.0
2) Working part-time432.6
3) With a job but not at work because of temporary illness, vacation, or strike211.3
4) Unemployed291.8
5) Retired211.3
6) In school110.7
7) Keeping house40.2
8) Other110.7
97) Inapplicable1338.2
99) Refused40.2
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
694) What kind of work does your husband/do you normally do? (HUSOCC83)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL162856.9826
695) Husband's occupational type (HUSTYP83)
TOTAL%
1) Professional, technical, and kindred workers29918.4
2) Managers, officials, and proprietors39624.3
3) Clerical and kindred workers523.2
4) Sales workers744.5
5) Craftsmen and foremen31819.5
6) Operatives1489.1
7) Non-farm laborers442.7
9) Service workers472.9
10) Farm laborers and foremen10.1
11) Military271.7
12) Farmer-rancher, small (less than 500 acres or 500 head)110.7
13) Farmer-rancher, large130.8
14) Farmer-rancher, n.e.c.80.5
97) Inapplicable18511.4
98) Don't know10.1
99) Refused40.2
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
696) During the average week, how many hours does he/do you work, counting overtime, travel to and from work, and work done for the job at home? (HUSHRS83)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL162857.99519
697) Does your husband's/your job involve any of the following? Irregular hours (HUSHRA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83751.4
2) No57635.4
7) Inapplicable21313.1
9) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
698) Does your husband's/your job involve any of the following? Shift work (HUSHRB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25015.4
2) No116271.4
7) Inapplicable21313.1
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
699) Does your husband's/your job involve any of the following? Evening meetings (HUSHRC83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54533.5
2) No86853.3
7) Inapplicable21313.1
9) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
700) Does your husband's/your job involve any of the following? Overnight trips (HUSHRD83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56534.7
2) No84852.1
7) Inapplicable21313.1
9) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
701) Does your husband's/your job involve any of the following? Periods of no work (HUSHRE83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes945.8
2) No131881.0
7) Inapplicable21313.1
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
702) 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? (HJOBIN83)
TOTAL%
1) A lot1267.7
2) Somewhat31619.4
3) Not too much46628.6
4) Not at all50230.8
7) Inapplicable21313.1
8) Don't know30.2
9) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
703) 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? (HJOBSA83)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied64639.7
2) Moderately satisfied53432.8
3) A little dissatisfied17410.7
4) Very dissatisfied583.6
7) Inapplicable21313.1
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
704) We'd like to ask a few questions about things that might have happened to your husband's/your job since the fall of 1980. Was your husband/Were you unemployed for a month or longer? (HJBUNA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25615.7
2) No115671.0
7) Inapplicable21313.1
8) Don't know30.2
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
705) How many months? (HJBUNB83)
TOTAL%
0) 010.1
1) 1352.1
2) 2372.3
3) 3311.9
4) 4201.2
5) 5130.8
6) 6291.8
7) 790.6
8) 850.3
9) 930.2
10) 1090.6
11) 1130.2
12) 12191.2
14) 1430.2
15) 1550.3
16) 1620.1
18) 1870.4
19) 1920.1
20) 2030.2
22) 2210.1
24) 24110.7
25) 2510.1
30) 3020.1
36) 3620.1
37) 3710.1
97) Inapplicable137284.3
98) Don't know20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
706) We'd like to ask a few questions about things that might have happened to your husband's/your job since the fall of 1980. Did your husband/you have a reduction in pay? (HJBCHB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27516.9
2) No113469.7
7) Inapplicable21313.1
8) Don't know50.3
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
707) Did he/you go to work for a different employer? (HJBCHC83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33620.6
2) No107766.2
7) Inapplicable21313.1
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
708) Did he/you get a big increase in responsibility or pay? (HJBCHD83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61337.7
2) No79648.9
7) Inapplicable21313.1
8) Don't know50.3
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
709) Did he/you start school or training program to increase his/your job skills? (HJBCHA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31319.2
2) No109967.5
7) Inapplicable21313.1
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
710) Do you/Does your wife have a job? (WJOB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes93357.3
2) No55834.3
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused40.2
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
711) Have you/Has she worked at any time in the last three years? (WJOBA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18611.4
2) No37022.7
7) Inapplicable106665.5
9) Refused60.4
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
712) When did you/she stop working? Number of months: (WSTPWK83)
TOTAL%
0) 080.5
1) 1120.7
2) 2100.6
3) 380.5
4) 4171.0
5) 5100.6
6) 670.4
7) 740.2
8) 860.4
9) 950.3
10) 10150.9
11) 1120.1
12) 12231.4
13) 1320.1
14) 1420.1
15) 1530.2
17) 1710.1
18) 18100.6
19) 1920.1
20) 2030.2
22) 2210.1
23) 2330.2
24) 24120.7
27) 2710.1
28) 2810.1
29) 2910.1
30) 3050.3
32) 3220.1
33) 3310.1
34) 3420.1
36) 3610.1
97) Inapplicable144288.6
98) Don't know60.4
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
713) What would you say are the most important reasons why you aren't/your wife isn't working now? To take care of husband. (WREASA83)
TOTAL%
0) No48729.9
1) Yes694.2
7) Inapplicable106665.5
9) Refused60.4
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
714) Husband/you disapproves. (WREASB83)
TOTAL%
0) No50931.3
1) Yes472.9
7) Inapplicable106665.5
9) Refused60.4
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
715) Health prohibits working (WREASC83)
TOTAL%
0) No51431.6
1) Yes422.6
7) Inapplicable106665.5
9) Refused60.4
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
716) Probably no jobs available (WREASD83)
TOTAL%
0) No51831.8
1) Yes382.3
7) Inapplicable106665.5
9) Refused60.4
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
717) To have or take care of kids (WREASE83)
TOTAL%
0) No23214.3
1) Yes32419.9
7) Inapplicable106665.5
9) Refused60.4
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
718) Laid off/on strike (WREASF83)
TOTAL%
0) No54533.5
1) Yes110.7
7) Inapplicable106665.5
9) Refused60.4
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
719) Going to school (WREASG83)
TOTAL%
0) No53332.7
1) Yes231.4
7) Inapplicable106665.5
9) Refused60.4
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
720) Retired (WREASH83)
TOTAL%
0) No54933.7
1) Yes70.4
7) Inapplicable106665.5
9) Refused60.4
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
721) Don't need the money (WREASI83)
TOTAL%
0) No46028.3
1) Yes965.9
7) Inapplicable106665.5
9) Refused60.4
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
722) Other (WREASJ83)
TOTAL%
0) No39524.3
1) Yes1619.9
7) Inapplicable106665.5
9) Refused60.4
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
723) What is your/her current job? (WOCCS83)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL162869.87827
724) Wife's occupational type (WTYPE83)
TOTAL%
1) Professional, technical, and kindred workers23414.4
2) Managers, officials, and proprietors1227.5
3) Clerical and kindred workers34221.0
4) Sales workers493.0
5) Craftsmen and foremen171.0
6) Operatives352.1
7) Non-farm laborers191.2
8) Private household workers20.1
9) Service workers1066.5
11) Military20.1
12) Farmer-rancher, small (less than 500 acres or 500 head)10.1
13) Farmer-rancher, large10.1
14) Farmer-rancher, n.e.c.10.1
97) Inapplicable69642.8
99) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
725) During the average 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. Number of hours: (WHRS83)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL162862.82232
726) Does your/your wife's job involve any of the following? Irregular hours (WHRSA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30818.9
2) No62438.3
7) Inapplicable69542.7
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
727) Does your/your wife's job involve any of the following? Shift work (WHRSB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1207.4
2) No81149.8
7) Inapplicable69542.7
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
728) Does your/your wife's job involve any of the following? Evening meetings (WHRSC83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25215.5
2) No67941.7
7) Inapplicable69542.7
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
729) Does your/your wife's job involve any of the following? Overnight trips (WHRSD83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1257.7
2) No80749.6
7) Inapplicable69542.7
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
730) Does your/your wife's job involve any of the following? Regular periods of month or more of not working (WHRSE83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1318.0
2) No80149.2
7) Inapplicable69542.7
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
731) How much does your/your wife's job interfere with your family life? Would you say a lot, somewhat, not too much, or not at all? (WWKINT83)
TOTAL%
1) A lot442.7
2) Somewhat19812.2
3) Not too much29818.3
4) Not at all39124.0
7) Inapplicable69542.7
8) Don't know20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
732) 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? (WWKAFF83)
TOTAL%
1) Greatly increased1126.9
2) Increased54833.7
3) Decreased583.6
4) Greatly decreased50.3
5) No change20712.7
7) Inapplicable69542.7
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
733) 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? (WWKSAT83)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied37823.2
2) Moderately satisfied41725.6
3) A little satisfied1116.8
4) Very dissatisfied241.5
7) Inapplicable69542.7
8) Don't know30.2
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
734) We'd like to know about things that might have happened to your/your wife's job since the fall of 1980. Were you/your wife unemployed for a month or longer? (WWKCHA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25515.7
2) No67641.5
7) Inapplicable69542.7
8) Don't know20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
735) How many months? Number of months (WUNEM83)
TOTAL%
0) 0150.9
1) 1130.8
2) 2261.6
3) 3352.1
4) 4120.7
5) 570.4
6) 6231.4
7) 760.4
8) 8100.6
9) 980.5
10) 1010.1
11) 1110.1
12) 12301.8
13) 1320.1
14) 1410.1
15) 1510.1
16) 1610.1
17) 1710.1
18) 18140.9
20) 2020.1
21) 2120.1
22) 2210.1
23) 2320.1
24) 24211.3
26) 2610.1
27) 2720.1
28) 2810.1
29) 2910.1
30) 3050.3
31) 3110.1
34) 3430.2
36) 3610.1
97) Inapplicable137384.3
98) Don't know50.3
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
736) We'd like to know about things that might have happened to your/your wife's job since the fall of 1980. Did you/your wife have a reduction in pay? (WWKCHB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1378.4
2) No79048.5
7) Inapplicable69542.7
8) Don't know50.3
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
737) Did you/she go to work for a different employer? (WWKCHC83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26816.5
2) No66340.7
7) Inapplicable69542.7
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
738) Did you/she get a big increase in responsibility or pay? (WWKCHD83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39424.2
2) No53332.7
7) Inapplicable69542.7
8) Don't know40.2
9) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
739) Did you/your wife start school or training program to increase your/her job skills? (WWKCHE83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22413.8
2) No70743.4
7) Inapplicable69542.7
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
740) 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? (WRELY83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16610.2
2) No76547.0
7) Inapplicable69542.7
8) Don't know20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
741) 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? (WHUSFL83)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly approve39724.4
2) Approve47329.1
3) Neutral241.5
4) Disapprove362.2
5) Strongly disapprove20.1
7) Inapplicable69542.7
8) Don't know10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
742) If you/your wife had a choice, would you/she have a part-time job, a full-time job, or not work at all? (WWKCHO83)
TOTAL%
1) Part-time72044.2
2) Full-time35221.6
3) Not work40224.7
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know130.8
9) Refused80.5
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
743) I am going to mention some 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? (COPACA93)
TOTAL%
1) Almost always113369.6
2) Usually1599.8
3) Occasionally18311.2
4) Never120.7
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused80.5
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
744) Go shopping together?--almost always, usually, occasionally, or never? (COPACB93)
TOTAL%
1) Almost always29117.9
2) Usually22613.9
3) Occasionally78448.2
4) Never18611.4
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused80.5
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
745) How often do you visit friends together?--almost always, usually, occasionally, or never? (COPACC93)
TOTAL%
1) Almost always72744.7
2) Usually28717.6
3) Occasionally41625.6
4) Never563.4
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused80.5
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
746) Work together on projects around the house?--almost always, usually, occasionally, or never? (COPACD93)
TOTAL%
1) Almost always49530.4
2) Usually36722.5
3) Occasionally52832.4
4) Never976.0
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused80.5
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
747) When you go out--say, to play cards, bowling, or a movie--how often do you do this together?--almost always, usually, occasionally, or never? (COPACE93)
TOTAL%
1) Almost always87853.9
2) Usually19712.1
3) Occasionally32319.8
4) Never875.3
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused90.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
748) Are there any people you consider to be very close friends of yours who are not relatives? (FRDNS83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes131881.0
2) No16610.2
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused90.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
749) How many persons would that be? (NUMFRD83)
TOTAL%
1) 1322.0
2) 217410.7
3) 31247.6
4) 422713.9
5) 5865.3
6) 624615.1
7) 7161.0
8) 81046.4
9) 930.2
10) 101549.5
11) 1110.1
12) 12593.6
14) 1410.1
15) 15191.2
16) 1640.2
18) 1820.1
20) 20342.1
21) 2110.1
24) 2430.2
25) 2520.1
30) 3040.2
40) 4010.1
50) 5020.1
54) 5410.1
96) 9630.2
97) Inapplicable31019.0
98) Don't know150.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
750) How many of your close friends are also close friends of your husband/wife? (SHRFRD83)
TOTAL%
0) 01358.3
1) 1764.7
2) 221213.0
3) 3925.7
4) 420612.7
5) 5714.4
6) 618711.5
7) 7161.0
8) 8804.9
9) 930.2
10) 101267.7
11) 1110.1
12) 12342.1
14) 1410.1
15) 15120.7
16) 1630.2
18) 1810.1
20) 20281.7
21) 2110.1
24) 2430.2
25) 2520.1
30) 3030.2
40) 4010.1
50) 5040.2
54) 5410.1
96) 9610.1
97) Inapplicable31019.0
98) Don't know181.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
751) 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? (CHORES83)
TOTAL%
1) All of it20912.8
2) Most of it48129.5
3) About half of it31719.5
4) Less than half41825.7
5) None of it613.7
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused80.5
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
752) Do you think this is fair or do you think you do more than your share? (CHOFAR83)
TOTAL%
1) Fair116871.7
2) Do more than own share22513.8
3) Other875.3
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know70.4
9) Refused80.5
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
753) What about your spouse, does he/she think the current arrangement is fair or that he/she is doing more than his/her share? (CHOSPO83)
TOTAL%
1) Fair123575.9
2) Do more than own share17210.6
3) Other563.4
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know231.4
9) Refused90.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
754) Do you and your husband/wife have arguments or disagreements about whether one of you is doing their share of the housework? (CHOFGT83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36722.5
2) No112068.8
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused80.5
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
755) 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? (CHICAR83)
TOTAL%
1) All of it643.9
2) Most of it35521.8
3) About half of it36722.5
4) Less than half24515.0
5) None of it100.6
7) Inapplicable57535.3
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused100.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
756) Do you think this is fair or do you think you do more than your share? (CHIFAR83)
TOTAL%
1) Fair90655.7
2) Do more than own share955.8
3) Other342.1
7) Inapplicable57535.3
8) Don't know70.4
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
757) What about your spouse, does he/she think the current arrangement is fair or that he/she is doing more than his/her share? (CHISPO83)
TOTAL%
1) Fair92556.8
2) Do more than own share724.4
3) Other301.8
7) Inapplicable57535.3
8) Don't know161.0
9) Refused100.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
758) Do you and your husband/wife have arguments or disagreements about whether one of you is doing their share of looking after the children? (CHIFGT83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17210.6
2) No86953.4
7) Inapplicable57535.3
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused100.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
759) Sometimes people think they would enjoy living apart from their children. How often do you feel this way? Would you say very often, often, occasionally, or never? (LIVAPT83)
TOTAL%
1) Very often100.6
2) Often171.0
3) Occasionally29318.0
4) Never72344.4
7) Inapplicable57535.3
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused90.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
760) 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? (CHDPRO83)
TOTAL%
1) A lot241.5
2) Some1569.6
3) Only a few48229.6
4) None35021.5
7) Inapplicable60337.0
9) Refused130.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
761) 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 never, or never? (FAMIRR83)
TOTAL%
1) A lot of the time503.1
2) Some of the time55233.9
3) Hardly ever73445.1
4) Never1388.5
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know120.7
9) Refused90.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
762) When your spouse is away, would you say you miss him/her a great deal, somewhat, or hardly at all? (SPOAWY83)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal84051.6
2) Somewhat49930.7
3) Hardly at all794.9
4) Never away643.9
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know40.2
9) Refused90.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
763) 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? (ENJAPT83)
TOTAL%
1) Very often241.5
2) Often261.6
3) Occasionally43927.0
4) Never99461.1
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
764) 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? (DECIA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes105464.7
2) No42926.4
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know30.2
9) Refused90.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
765) What about your spouse--are there any kinds of decisions where his/her decision is the final word? (DECIB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes113369.6
2) No35221.6
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused90.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
766) Overall, considering all the kinds of decisions you two make, does your spouse more often have the final word or do you? (DECIC83)
TOTAL%
1) I do39524.3
2) Spouse does37623.1
3) Equal/Compromise71043.6
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know40.2
9) Refused100.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
767) Overall, are you satisfied with the amount of influence you have in family decision making? (DECID83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes141186.7
2) No734.5
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused100.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
768) How often do you disagree with your husband/wife? Would you say never, rarely, sometimes, often, or very often? (FIGHTA83)
TOTAL%
1) Never150.9
2) Rarely35922.1
3) Sometimes93857.6
4) Often1489.1
5) Very often251.5
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused100.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
769) How many serious quarrels have you had with your spouse in the past two months? (FIGHTB83)
TOTAL%
0) 0102763.1
1) 123214.3
2) 21358.3
3) 3322.0
4) 4191.2
5) 570.4
6) 670.4
8) 810.1
10) 10100.6
12) 1240.2
15) 1520.1
20) 2010.1
25) 2510.1
30) 3010.1
97) Inapplicable1338.2
98) Don't know50.3
99) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
770) 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? (FIGHTC83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28817.7
2) No119573.4
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
771) Now I have some questions about your health. In general, would you say your own health is excellent, good, fair, or poor? (RHLTH83)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent65840.4
2) Good65039.9
3) Fair1368.4
4) Poor412.5
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused100.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
772) Has this fair/poor health condition put a strain on your marriage? (PRHLTH83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes573.5
2) No1197.3
7) Inapplicable145189.1
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
773) 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? (HLRES83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1066.5
2) No137984.7
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused100.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
774) Has this put a strain on your marriage? (HLRESA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes301.8
2) No744.5
7) Inapplicable152293.5
9) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
775) In the last three years, has there been a decline in your eyesight? (HLTDEA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48529.8
2) No99661.2
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know30.2
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
776) In the last three years, has there been a decline in your hearing? (HLTDEB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1318.0
2) No135082.9
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know30.2
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
777) In the last three years, has there been a decline in your teeth? (HLTDEC83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21113.0
2) No127278.1
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
778) In the last three years, has there been a decline in your energy? (HLTDED83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51931.9
2) No96359.2
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
779) In the last three years, has there been a decline in your hair condition? (HLTDEE83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21913.5
2) No126477.6
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
780) In the last three years, has there been a decline in your skin condition? (HLTDEF83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1076.6
2) No137684.5
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
781) In the last three years, has there been a decline in your body shape? (HLTDEG83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50230.8
2) No97960.1
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know30.2
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
782) In the last three years, have you gained weight? (HLTDEH83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58335.8
2) No89955.2
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
783) In the last three years, were there ever times when you were extremely unhappy, nervous, irritable, or depressed? (DEPREA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes89855.2
2) No58636.0
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
784) Have you felt that way recently? (DEPREB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36522.4
2) No53232.7
7) Inapplicable73044.8
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
785) Did this lead you to cut down on your activities for several days or more? (DEPREC83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1469.0
2) No21913.5
7) Inapplicable126377.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
786) Has this put a strain on your marriage? (DEPRED83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1469.0
2) No21713.3
7) Inapplicable126377.6
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
787) How often in the last year were you bothered by acid or sour stomach? Would you say often, sometimes, or never? (BOTHA83)
TOTAL%
1) Often1609.8
2) Sometimes62238.2
3) Never69842.9
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know30.2
9) Refused120.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
788) How often in the last year were you troubled with headaches or pains in the head? Would you say often, sometimes, or never? (BOTHB83)
TOTAL%
1) Often21113.0
2) Sometimes82450.6
3) Never44827.5
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
789) How often have you been bothered by breaking out in 'cold sweats'? (BOTHC83)
TOTAL%
1) Often372.3
2) Sometimes18911.6
3) Never125577.1
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused120.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
790) How often in the last year have you been bothered with nervousness, where you were irritable, fidgety, or tense? (BOTHD83)
TOTAL%
1) Often18111.1
2) Sometimes86953.4
3) Never43126.5
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know30.2
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
791) How often would you say you felt rather isolated or alone, somewhat apart from others, even among friends? (BOTHE83)
TOTAL%
1) Often734.5
2) Sometimes57435.3
3) Never83351.2
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know40.2
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
792) How often would you say you feel that nothing turns out for you the way you want it to, that your wishes aren't fulfilled? (BOTHF83)
TOTAL%
1) Often563.4
2) Sometimes72444.5
3) Never69742.8
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know70.4
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
793) How often in the last year have you found yourself wondering if anything is worthwhile anymore? (BOTHG83)
TOTAL%
1) Often482.9
2) Sometimes39124.0
3) Never104364.1
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused120.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
794) Within the last year, would you say that most of the time you were in very good spirits, good spirits, low spirits, or very low spirits? (BOTHH83)
TOTAL%
1) Very good spirits36822.6
2) Good spirits103063.3
3) Low spirits734.5
4) Very low spirits80.5
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know50.3
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
795) In general, would you say your husband's/wife's health is excellent, good, fair, or poor? (SPOHL83)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent65740.4
2) Good66140.6
3) Fair1338.2
4) Poor322.0
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused120.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
796) Has this (fair/poor) health condition put a strain on your marriage? (HLTSTR83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes623.8
2) No1016.2
7) Inapplicable146389.9
9) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
797) Does your (husband/wife) have any permanent health or physical condition that restricts (his/her) ability to move about or limits (him/her) in dressing, bathing, eating, working, or keeping house? (SPHLTP83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1006.1
2) No138184.8
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused140.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
798) Has this put a strain on your marriage? (HLTST283)
TOTAL%
1) Yes291.8
2) No704.3
7) Inapplicable152893.9
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
799) In the last three years, has there been a decline in (your husband's/your wife's) eyesight? (HLTDA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36322.3
2) No111568.5
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know60.4
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
800) In the last three years, has there been a decline in (your husband's/your wife's) hearing? (HLTDB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1187.2
2) No136283.7
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know40.2
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
801) In the last three years, has there been a decline in (your husband's/your wife's) teeth? (HLTDC83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1438.8
2) No133882.2
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused120.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
802) In the last three years, has there been a decline in (your husband's/your wife's) energy? (HLTDD83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33820.8
2) No113970.0
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know70.4
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
803) In the last three years, has there been a decline in (your husband's/your wife's) hair condition? (HLTDE83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1579.6
2) No132581.4
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
804) In the last three years, has there been a decline in (your husband's/your wife's) skin condition? (HLTDF83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes432.6
2) No144188.5
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
805) In the last three years, has there been a decline in (your husband's/your wife's) body shape? (HLTDG83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34221.0
2) No114270.1
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
806) In the last three years, has your (husband/wife) gained weight? (HLTDH83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52031.9
2) No96159.0
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know30.2
9) Refused110.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
807) In the past three years, were there times when (your husband/ your wife) was extremely unhappy, nervous, irritable or depressed? (MNHLTA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes87253.6
2) No60036.9
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know110.7
9) Refused120.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
808) Has (he/she) felt that way recently? (MNHLTB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39424.2
2) No46828.7
7) Inapplicable75646.4
8) Don't know90.6
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
809) Did this lead (him/her) to cut down on (his/her) activities for several days or more? (MNHLAC83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1358.3
2) No25815.8
7) Inapplicable123475.8
8) Don't know10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
810) Has this put a strain on your marriage? (MNHLST83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19411.9
2) No19712.1
7) Inapplicable123475.8
9) Refused30.2
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
811) How happy are you with the amount of understanding you receive from your (husband/wife)? (SATUND83)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy66741.0
2) Pretty happy69142.4
3) Not too happy1247.6
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused130.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
812) How happy are you with the amount of love and affection you receive? (SATLOV83)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy80149.2
2) Pretty happy58535.9
3) Not too happy945.8
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused130.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
813) How happy are you with the extent to which you and your spouse agree about things? (SATAGR83)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy55534.1
2) Pretty happy83451.2
3) Not too happy925.7
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused130.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
814) How happy are you with your sexual relationship? (SATSEX83)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy69142.4
2) Pretty happy66240.7
3) Not too happy1177.2
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know70.4
9) Refused181.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
815) How happy are you with the way your spouse gets along with your children? (SATKID83)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy81049.8
2) Pretty happy46528.6
3) Not too happy593.6
7) Inapplicable26816.5
8) Don't know30.2
9) Refused231.4
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
816) How happy are you with your spouse's performance as a breadwinner? (SATFIN83)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy78148.0
2) Pretty happy34421.1
3) Not too happy372.3
7) Inapplicable44627.4
8) Don't know50.3
9) Refused150.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
817) How happy are you with your spouse as someone who takes care of things around the house? (SATHSE83)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy72944.8
2) Pretty happy56134.5
3) Not too happy18911.6
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know30.2
9) Refused130.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
818) How happy are you with your spouse as someone to do things with? (SATTDO83)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy90355.5
2) Pretty happy50330.9
3) Not too happy764.7
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused120.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
819) How happy are you with your spouse's faithfulness to you? (SATFTH83)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy128478.9
2) Pretty happy16910.4
3) Not too happy251.5
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know50.3
9) Refused120.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
820) How happy are you with your financial situation? (SATFN83)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy62438.3
2) Pretty happy69542.7
3) Not too happy1619.9
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know30.2
9) Refused120.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
821) How happy are you with your home? (SATHME83)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy87954.0
2) Pretty happy51631.7
3) Not too happy875.3
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused120.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
822) Marriage affects many areas of a person's life, sometimes improving it and sometimes causing problems. Would you say your marriage has improved or worsened the following areas of your life? --Your social life? (BTWRA83)
TOTAL%
1) Improved108366.5
2) Worsened1368.4
3) No effect25415.6
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know60.4
9) Refused161.0
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
823) Your financial situation? (BTWRB83)
TOTAL%
1) Improved119773.5
2) Worsened996.1
3) No effect18011.1
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know50.3
9) Refused140.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
824) Your peace of mind? (BTWRC83)
TOTAL%
1) Improved124676.5
2) Worsened925.7
3) No effect1358.3
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know70.4
9) Refused150.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
825) Your getting along with your children? (BTWRD83)
TOTAL%
1) Improved110167.6
2) Worsened261.6
3) No effect20412.5
7) Inapplicable25415.6
8) Don't know231.4
9) Refused201.2
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
826) Your job opportunities? (BTWRE83)
TOTAL%
1) Improved66540.8
2) Worsened16310.0
3) No effect62338.3
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know291.8
9) Refused150.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
827) 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? (GIVES83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43526.7
2) No104063.9
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know80.5
9) Refused120.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
828) 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? Who? (GIVESA83)
TOTAL%
1) Self24014.7
2) Spouse18711.5
7) Inapplicable119373.3
8) Don't know50.3
9) Refused30.2
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
829) I'd like to mention a number of problem areas. Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you gets angry easily? (PROBA83)
TOTAL%
1) No100361.6
2) Yes, spouse16510.1
3) Yes, self22613.9
4) Both885.4
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused130.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
830) Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you has feelings that are easily hurt? (PROBB83)
TOTAL%
1) No89454.9
2) Yes, spouse18311.2
3) Yes, self33020.3
4) Both754.6
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused130.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
831) Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you is jealous? (PROBC83)
TOTAL%
1) No125377.0
2) Yes, spouse1106.8
3) Yes, self674.1
4) Both523.2
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused130.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
832) Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you is domineering? (PROBD83)
TOTAL%
1) No119873.6
2) Yes, spouse1479.0
3) Yes, self1106.8
4) Both271.7
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused130.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
833) Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you is critical? (PROBE83)
TOTAL%
1) No109967.5
2) Yes, spouse1257.7
3) Yes, self18211.2
4) Both744.5
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused130.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
834) Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you is moody? (PROBF83)
TOTAL%
1) No98860.7
2) Yes, spouse17210.6
3) Yes, self22814.0
4) Both945.8
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused130.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
835) Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you won't talk to the other? (PROBG83)
TOTAL%
1) No105064.5
2) Yes, spouse19111.7
3) Yes, self1589.7
4) Both835.1
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused130.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
836) Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you has become less interested in sex? (PROBH83)
TOTAL%
1) No124776.6
2) Yes, spouse945.8
3) Yes, self935.7
4) Both382.3
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know50.3
9) Refused181.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
837) Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you has a sexual relationship with someone else? (PROBI83)
TOTAL%
1) No140786.4
2) Yes, spouse291.8
3) Yes, self311.9
4) Both80.5
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know30.2
9) Refused171.0
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
838) Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you has irritating habits? (PROBJ83)
TOTAL%
1) No121274.4
2) Yes, spouse945.8
3) Yes, self654.0
4) Both1106.8
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused130.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
839) Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you is not at home enough? (PROBK83)
TOTAL%
1) No121074.3
2) Yes, spouse1318.0
3) Yes, self1237.6
4) Both171.0
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused130.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
840) Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you spends money foolishly? (PROBL83)
TOTAL%
1) No127578.3
2) Yes, spouse1006.1
3) Yes, self784.8
4) Both281.7
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused130.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
841) Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you drinks or uses drugs? (PROBM83)
TOTAL%
1) No139285.5
2) Yes, spouse603.7
3) Yes, self241.5
4) Both60.4
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused130.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
842) Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you has been in trouble with the law? (PROBN83)
TOTAL%
1) No146990.2
2) Yes, spouse60.4
3) Yes, self50.3
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused140.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
843) Have you had a problem in your marriage because one of you is sometimes too mean to the children? (PROBO83)
TOTAL%
1) No112769.2
2) Yes, spouse332.0
3) Yes, self130.8
4) Both70.4
7) Inapplicable42726.2
9) Refused211.3
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
844) Compared to most children, would you say your stepchildren have given you a lot of problems, only a few problems, or haven't they given you any problems at all? (PROBSC83)
TOTAL%
1) A lot60.4
3) Only a few201.2
4) None100.6
7) Inapplicable159097.7
9) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
845) If you had to do it all over again, would you marry someone else, the same person, or not marry at all? (MARAGN83)
TOTAL%
1) Someone else563.4
2) Same person128378.8
3) Not marry at all915.6
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know493.0
9) Refused161.0
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
846) 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? (MARHAP83)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy85752.6
2) Pretty happy56634.8
3) Not too happy543.3
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know30.2
9) Refused150.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
847) 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? (MARHPC83)
TOTAL%
1) Better104264.0
2) Same38723.8
3) Not as good412.5
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know80.5
9) Refused171.0
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
848) Many marriages go through some ups and downs from time to time. 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? (MARTRB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes74845.9
2) No73245.0
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused150.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
849) How long ago did you first feel that way? (MRTRBA83)
TOTAL%
0) 0573.5
1) 1986.0
2) 2815.0
3) 3643.9
4) 4513.1
5) 5664.1
6) 6322.0
7) 7191.2
8) 8181.1
9) 990.6
10) 10643.9
11) 1150.3
12) 12171.0
13) 1360.4
14) 1480.5
15) 15322.0
16) 1640.2
17) 1760.4
18) 1870.4
19) 1930.2
20) 20120.7
21) 2130.2
23) 2360.4
24) 2440.2
25) 25150.9
26) 2620.1
29) 2910.1
30) 3040.2
32) 3210.1
33) 3330.2
35) 3510.1
97) Inapplicable88054.1
98) Don't know472.9
99) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
850) Have you thought this within the last three years? (MRTRBC83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42125.9
2) No32319.8
7) Inapplicable88054.1
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
851) Do you feel this way now? (MRTRBD83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes845.2
2) No33320.5
7) Inapplicable120774.1
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
852) Have you ever talked with family members, friends, clergy, counselors, or social workers about problems in your marriage? (PBCN83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51031.3
2) No97059.6
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused150.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
853) Have you talked with them about your marital problems within the last three years? (PBCNA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34321.1
2) No16510.1
7) Inapplicable111868.7
9) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
854) Have you talked with them recently? (PBCNB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1448.8
2) No19812.2
7) Inapplicable128578.9
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
855) 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? (PBCNS83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28817.7
2) No115671.0
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know362.2
9) Refused150.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
856) Has (he/she) talked with any of them within the last three years? (PBCNSA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20612.7
2) No734.5
7) Inapplicable134082.3
8) Don't know70.4
9) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
857) Has (he/she) done so recently? (PBCNSB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes875.3
2) No1076.6
7) Inapplicable142287.3
8) Don't know120.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
858) As far as you know, has your spouse ever thought your marriage was in trouble? (MRTRBS83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50330.9
2) No95058.4
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know261.6
9) Refused161.0
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
859) As far as you know, has your spouse ever thought your marriage was in trouble? When? (MRTBSA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28817.7
2) No20012.3
7) Inapplicable112569.1
8) Don't know120.7
9) Refused30.2
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
860) Does (he/she) feel this way now? (MRTBSB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes643.9
2) No20512.6
7) Inapplicable134082.3
8) Don't know171.0
9) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
861) Has the thought of getting a divorce or separation crossed your mind in the last three years? (DIVOR83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30618.8
2) No117372.1
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused150.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
862) Are you thinking about it now? (DIVORA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes503.1
2) No25415.6
7) Inapplicable132281.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
863) 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? (DIVRS83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24815.2
2) No121474.6
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know181.1
9) Refused150.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
864) Is (he/she) thinking about it now? (DIVRSA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes382.3
2) No19612.0
7) Inapplicable138084.8
8) Don't know120.7
9) Refused20.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
865) Have you or your (husband/wife) ever seriously suggested the idea of divorce? (DIVR83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1539.4
2) No17710.9
7) Inapplicable129779.7
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
866) Has this been within the last three years? (DIVRA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1368.4
2) No171.0
7) Inapplicable147590.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
867) Have you or your (husband/wife) ever seriously suggested the idea of divorce? Recently? (DIVRB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes623.8
2) No744.5
7) Inapplicable149291.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
868) Who started the (most recent conversation)? (DIVRC83)
TOTAL%
1) Self724.4
2) Spouse392.4
3) Both221.4
7) Inapplicable149291.6
8) Don't know30.2
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
869) During the conversation did you generally speak in favor of the idea, suggest it was not a good idea, or express uncertainty? (DIVRD83)
TOTAL%
1) Favor idea412.5
2) Not a good idea211.3
3) Uncertainty734.5
7) Inapplicable149291.6
8) Don't know10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
870) Did you talk about consulting an attorney? (DIVRE83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes412.5
2) No955.8
7) Inapplicable149291.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
871) What about dividing up the property? (DIVRF83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes493.0
2) No875.3
7) Inapplicable149291.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
872) Have you talked about filing? (DIVRG83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes362.2
2) No1006.1
7) Inapplicable149291.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
873) Have you or your (husband/wife) consulted an attorney about a divorce or separation in the last three years? (DIVRH83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes261.6
2) No1106.8
7) Inapplicable149291.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
874) Have you or your (husband/wife) filed a divorce or separation petition in the last three years? (DIVRI83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40.2
2) No1328.1
7) Inapplicable149291.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
875) Have you discussed a divorce or separation with members of your family? (DIVFM83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes694.2
2) No674.1
7) Inapplicable149291.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
876) Was this in the last three years? (DIVFMA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes694.2
7) Inapplicable155995.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
877) Do they generally approve or disapprove of the idea? (DIVFMB83)
TOTAL%
1) Approve150.9
2) Disapprove332.0
3) Mixed feelings181.1
7) Inapplicable155995.8
8) Don't know30.2
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
878) Have you discussed a divorce or separation with a close friend? (SEPCN83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes804.9
2) No563.4
7) Inapplicable149291.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
879) Was this within the last three years? (SEPCNA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes804.9
7) Inapplicable154895.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
880) Does your friend generally approve or disapprove of the idea? (SEPCNB83)
TOTAL%
1) Approve261.6
2) Disapprove291.8
3) Mixed feelings201.2
7) Inapplicable154895.1
8) Don't know40.2
9) Refused10.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
881) 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? (TRSEPA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16810.3
2) No131380.7
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused140.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
882) Has this happened within the last three years? (TRSEPB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes664.1
2) No1026.3
9) Refused146089.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
883) How many times within the last three years? Number (TRSEPC83)
TOTAL%
1) 1452.8
2) 2161.0
3) 340.2
4) 410.1
97) Inapplicable156295.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
884) Who left the last time? (TRSEPD83)
TOTAL%
1) Self362.2
2) Spouse301.8
7) Inapplicable156295.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
885) How long were you separated (the last time)? (TRSEPE83)
TOTAL%
1) Few hours100.6
2) Overnight70.4
3) Two or more days281.7
4) A month or more211.3
7) Inapplicable156295.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
886) Comparing your marriage to three years ago, is your marriage getting better, staying the same, or getting worse? (MARBET83)
TOTAL%
1) Better95458.6
2) Same47128.9
3) Worse553.4
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused140.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
887) What do you see as the future of your marriage? Is it likely to get better, stay the same, or get worse? (MARFUT83)
TOTAL%
1) Better107666.1
2) Same35321.7
3) Worse251.5
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know271.7
9) Refused140.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
888) 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? (LOVEA83)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely strong73044.8
2) Very strong49930.7
3) Pretty strong20212.4
4) Not too strong352.1
5) Not strong at all140.9
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused140.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
889) 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? (LOVEB83)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely strong74145.5
2) Very strong48930.0
3) Pretty strong19011.7
4) Not too strong291.8
5) Not strong at all90.6
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know231.4
9) Refused140.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
890) A lot of things help to keep marriages together. I'm going to mention some things and I would like you to tell me if they are very important, somewhat important, or not very important in keeping your marriage together. How important is financial security in keeping your marriage together? (BONDA83)
TOTAL%
1) Very important37322.9
2) Somewhat important72744.7
3) Not very important37322.9
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know80.5
9) Refused140.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
891) How important is not wanting to leave this residence? (BONDB83)
TOTAL%
1) Very important29718.2
2) Somewhat important32620.0
3) Not very important84852.1
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know100.6
9) Refused140.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
892) Your spouse's dependency on you. (BONDC83)
TOTAL%
1) Very important45027.6
2) Somewhat important53733.0
3) Not very important46928.8
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know251.5
9) Refused140.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
893) Your dependency on your spouse. (BONDD83)
TOTAL%
1) Very important48930.0
2) Somewhat important55334.0
3) Not very important42826.3
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know100.6
9) Refused150.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
894) How important are your religious beliefs in keeping your marriage together? (BONDE83)
TOTAL%
1) Very important59936.8
2) Somewhat important36022.1
3) Not very important52031.9
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know20.1
9) Refused140.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
895) How important is worrying whether your children would suffer if you divorced? (BONDF83)
TOTAL%
1) Very important74946.0
2) Somewhat important25015.4
3) Not very important32620.0
7) Inapplicable25415.6
8) Don't know241.5
9) Refused251.5
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
896) Your children would disapprove of divorce. (BONDG83)
TOTAL%
1) Very important58535.9
2) Somewhat important29318.0
3) Not very important43526.7
7) Inapplicable25415.6
8) Don't know352.1
9) Refused261.6
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
897) You might lose your children. (BONDH83)
TOTAL%
1) Very important67941.7
2) Somewhat important1539.4
3) Not very important47229.0
7) Inapplicable25415.6
8) Don't know412.5
9) Refused291.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
898) Family or friends would disapprove of divorce. (BONDI83)
TOTAL%
1) Very important17510.7
2) Somewhat important31019.0
3) Not very important98660.6
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know60.4
9) Refused181.1
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
899) Is your total family income $20,000 or more, or less than $20,000? (INCOMA83)
TOTAL%
1) $20,000 or more126677.8
2) Less than $20,00020212.4
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know60.4
9) Refused211.3
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
900) READ FOLLOWING IF INCOME $20,000 OR MORE: I am going to mention a number of income categories. When I mention the category which describes your total family income in 1982, please stop me. (INCOMB83)
TOTAL%
1) $20,000-$24,99924114.8
2) $25,000-$29,99924815.2
3) $30,000-$39,99932620.0
4) $40,000-$49,99919812.2
5) $50,000-$59,999945.8
6) $60,000 or more1368.4
7) Inapplicable36222.2
8) Don't know60.4
9) Refused171.0
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
901) READ FOLLOWING IF INCOME LESS THAN $20,000: I am going to mention a number of income categories. When I mention the category which describes your total family income in 1982, please stop me. (INCOMC83)
TOTAL%
1) Under $5,00060.4
2) $5,000-$9,999332.0
3) $10,000-$14,999583.6
4) $15,000-$19,9991006.1
7) Inapplicable142687.6
8) Don't know50.3
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
902) About what percent of this total family income do you contribute? (INCOMD83)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1628137.256284
903) What percent of this total family income does your husband/wife contribute? (INCOME83)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1628145.645280
904) Have you received income from any public assistance program for example, Medicaid, food stamps, or welfare since the fall of 1980? (PUBASS83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes573.5
2) No142487.5
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know10.1
9) Refused130.8
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
905) During the last few years, has your financial situation been getting better, getting worse, or has it stayed the same? (FINBET83)
TOTAL%
1) Getting better88954.6
2) Getting worse16610.2
3) Stayed the same42025.8
7) Inapplicable1338.2
8) Don't know60.4
9) Refused140.9
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
906) 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? (FINPRP83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71343.8
2) No77047.3
7) Inapplicable1338.2
9) Refused120.7
Missing405 
TOTAL1628100.0
907) What is their approximate value? (PROVL83)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1628697019.061438138
908) You said earlier that you had separated from your (husband/wife). How long ago did this happen? (SEPAR83)
TOTAL%
0) 010.0
1) 110.0
2) 230.1
3) 320.1
4) 420.1
5) 520.1
6) 610.0
7) 710.0
8) 810.0
10) 1020.1
12) 1240.2
17) 1710.0
24) 2430.1
29) 2910.0
35) 3510.0
36) 3620.1
97) Inapplicable199698.6
99) Refused10.0
Missing8 
TOTAL2025100.0
909) Is this a legal separation? (SEPARA83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes140.7
2) No130.6
7) Inapplicable199698.6
9) Refused20.1
Missing8 
TOTAL2025100.0
910) Do you expect that this will be a permanent separation or do you expect to get back together? (SEPARB83)
TOTAL%
1) Permanent160.8
2) Get back together50.2
7) Inapplicable199698.6
8) Don't know70.3
9) Refused10.0
Missing8 
TOTAL2025100.0
911) When you separated, was it you that left or your (husband/wife)? (SEPARC83)
TOTAL%
1) Self150.7
2) Spouse120.6
7) Inapplicable199698.6
9) Refused20.1
Missing8 
TOTAL2025100.0
912) Are you going with someone now? (SEPRD83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes110.5
2) No160.8
7) Inapplicable199698.6
9) Refused20.1
Missing8 
TOTAL2025100.0
913) How long have you been going together? (SEPRDA83)
TOTAL%
1) 120.1
2) 230.1
6) 610.0
8) 810.0
24) 2420.1
35) 3510.0
97) Inapplicable201499.5
98) Don't know10.0
Missing8 
TOTAL2025100.0
914) Are you engaged or living together? (SEPRDB83)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20.1
2) No90.4
7) Inapplicable201499.5
Missing8 
TOTAL2025100.0
915) You said earlier that you had lost your (husband/wife)? How long ago did this happen? (WIDW83)
TOTAL%
3) 310.0
10) 1010.0
12) 1210.0
18) 1810.0
24) 2420.1