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Note: Codebooks contain frequency data from the private data release. For some variables, these differ from the frequencies in the public release. Variables that differ between the public and private versions include "(not available on public release)" as part of the variable description, or a note indicating the difference between the public and private versions.

In Person: Marriage, Cohab, and Dating

KMARR Marriage, Cohabitation, and Dating    

OVERVIEW

The marriage module starts by confirming the participant's marital status at
the time of the last interview. We then follow-up with questions about any
changes in marital status. Information about current spouse is updated and
background information of new spouses or partners is collected.

For the first time non-married participants are asked about cohabitation and
dating.  We ask about the starting date of the current cohabitation but do not
ask about any prior cohabitations. Participants who are not currently married
or living with someone are asked about their dating activity.  


A complete marriage roster that harmonizes data from all prior waves has been
created and is available for download.  To read more about the cross-wave
harmonized marriage roster
click here.
  

BRIEF VARIABLE DESCRIPTIONS 

 KMARSTAT - KMARREL:	Module-level status variables
 
 KC001RE: 		Current Marital Status
 
 KC101RE  - KC102RE:	Current Cohabitation Status
 
 KC002RE  - KC208RE:	Marital History
 
 KC005RE  - KT121RE:	Characteristics of current marriage and current spouse 
 			or partner
 			
 KC200RE  - KC206RE:	Dating and future relationship plans
 
 KC014SP  - KC032SP:   	Characteristics of CURRENT spouse or partner's job

kmarstat: Was the Marriage Module completed by participant alone, with help, or by proxy?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_marproxy1, y_marhelp0, capiproxy, y_proxy, and y_ivwloc

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
1 R COMPLETED ALONE 1389 1641 3030
2 R COMPLETED ALONE WITH SOMEONE ELSE IN THE ROOM 105 56 161
3 R RECEIVED A LITTLE HELP 108 49 157
4 R RECEIVED A LOT OF HELP 19 9 28
5 HELPER RESPONDED TO ALL ITEMS 0 1 1
6 MODULE PROXY 1 0 1
7 WHOLE INTERVIEW DONE BY PROXY 7 12 19
Note: For many cases a participant's spouse or other family member was present during the interview. This sometimes resulted in the participant relying on the other person for help in answering some or many of the questions. At the end of each module the interviewer indicated the amount of help the participant received and who provided that help. That assessment is covered by codes 1 through 5. Additionally, a code of 7 indicates that the entire interview was administered to a proxy while a code of 6 indicates that this particular module was answered by a proxy but other modules were answered by the participant.

kmarrel: Relationship of Marriage Module helper or proxy to participant

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: hmarstat, y_marproxy1, y_marhelp0, y_marhelp1, y_marhelp2_hfn, y_marhelp3, y_h1fn to y_h4fn, y_pfn, prxyfnam, y_p1fn to y_p5fn, y_prel, prxyrel, and y_p1rel to y_p5rel

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 0 3 3
-2 1494 1697 3191
0 SPOUSE 124 48 172
2 BROTHER 0 1 1
8 DAUGHTER 2 12 14
41 ROMANTIC PARTNER 5 2 7
43 SISTER 0 1 1
45 SISTER-IN-LAW 0 2 2
48 SON 4 2 6
Note: If this module was administered via proxy or if the participant received help answering the questions in this module then the interviewer recorded the relationship of the proxy/helper to the participant. Although most participants relied on only one helper or proxy for the interview, some had more than one. Thus the value of the relationship code may vary across the modules.

kc001re: Current (2011) marital status

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c28v y_c28m1 y_c28m2 y_c32m_11 y_c32s1 y_c28w1 y_c28w2 y_c32s y_mrst04 y_mrst92

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-29 LEFT BLANK ON SAQ 5 2 7
1 CURRENTLY MARRIED 1353 1123 2476
2 SEPARATED 8 8 16
3 DIVORCED 168 232 400
4 WIDOWED 106 389 495
5 NEVER MARRIED 61 77 138

kc101re: Are you living in a marriage-like relationship or cohabiting?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c70 y_c32m_21 y_c32m_22 y_c32m_23

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-29 LEFT BLANK ON SAQ 5 2 7
-2 1352 1123 2475
1 YES 42 57 99
2 NO 302 649 951

kc102re: Century Month for beginning of current cohabiting relationship

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c46_m y_c46_y

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-2 1588 1714 3302
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 1 1
764 - 1081 6 12 18
1085 - 1182 9 9 18
1185 - 1234 10 8 18
1237 - 1284 7 11 18
1288 - 1348 9 13 22

kc002re: More than one marriage as of 2011 interview?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kc003re

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-29 LEFT BLANK ON SAQ 5 2 7
-3 REFUSED 2 0 2
1 YES 398 376 774
2 NO 1296 1453 2749

kc003re: Number of marriages as of 2011 interview

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: cc003re sc003re y_c28v y_c28m1 y_c28m2 y_c32m_11 y_c32s1 y_c28w1 y_c28w2 y_c32s

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-29 Left blank on MOSAQ 5 2 7
-3 Refused 2 0 2
0 Never Married 61 77 138
1 One 1235 1376 2611
2 Two 334 303 637
3 Three 52 62 114
4 Four 11 9 20
5 Five 1 2 3

kc004re: Marital history as of 2011

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kc001re kc003re

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-29 Left Blank on MOSAQ 5 2 7
-3 Refused 2 0 2
1 Currently Married, Married Only Once 1030 891 1921
2 Currently Married, Married more than once 322 232 554
3 Separated, Married only once 6 6 12
4 Separated, Married more than once. 2 2 4
5 Divorced, Married Only once 110 167 277
6 Divorced, Married more than once. 58 65 123
7 Widowed, married only once 89 312 401
8 Widowed, Married more than once 16 77 93
9 Single, never married 61 77 138

kc008re: Status of 1975 Marriage

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: cc008re sc008re kc208 kc108

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-2 1207 1260 2467
1 Still in Marriage 283 282 565
2 Separated 5 10 15
3 Ended in Divorce 87 92 179
4 Death of Spouse 47 124 171

kc108re: Status of 1993 Marriage

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: cc108re sc001re

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 Not ascertained 0 1 1
-2 328 474 802
1 Still in Marriage 1136 946 2082
2 Separated 7 4 11
3 Ended in Divorce 69 61 130
4 Death of Spouse 89 282 371

kc208re: Status of 2004 Marriage

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: cc001re kc001re y_c28w1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-2 368 620 988
1 Still in Marriage 1192 998 2190
2 Separated 6 4 10
3 Ended in Divorce 24 9 33
4 Death of Spouse 39 137 176

kc005re: Century Month when current marriage began

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c46_m y_c46_y sc005re cc005re

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-29 LEFT BLANK ON SAQ 1 0 1
-3 REFUSED 5 4 9
-2 347 706 1053
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 0 2
497 - 721 212 284 496
722 - 785 247 246 493
786 - 844 287 206 493
845 - 969 298 195 493
970 - 1346 302 190 492

kc011sp: Century Month of 2011 spouse/partner's birth

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_cu28pa_y y_cu28pa_m y_c28v y_c28m1
*NOT AVAILABLE ON PUBLIC RELEASE*

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 14 13 27
-3 REFUSED 2 0 2
-2 286 629 915
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 0 2
200 - 437 142 352 494
438 - 498 244 252 496
499 - 539 265 230 495
540 - 592 325 171 496
593 - 1011 349 121 470
Note: Year of birth on public release

kcb10sp: Level of Educational attainment of 2011 spouse/partner at time of marriage/cohab

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_cu68s y_c68t ccb10sp scb10sp sca10sp mrceds

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 1 3 4
-29 Left blank on SAQ 1 0 1
-4 Not ascertained 6 6 12
-3 Refused 7 2 9
-2 306 651 957
-1 Don't Know 5 2 7
1 - 11 Years 57 113 170
12 High School Grad 687 477 1164
13 - 15 One to Three years of College 298 212 510
16 Four years of college 204 173 377
17 - 26 One to Ten years of Post - Graduate Education 50 116 166
32 High School Equiv - GED 5 9 14
35 Special School 3 1 4
40 Associate's Degree 15 8 23
45 Bachelor's Degree 35 34 69
50 Master's Degree 19 16 35
55 Ph.D 2 8 10
Note: Participants could answer in number of years or final degree. Although it is impossible to know for sure it is likely that responses of 16 (Four years of college) and 45 (Bachelor's Degree) are equivalent.
Note: While the in-person interview asked about spouse's AND cohabiting partner's educational attainment at the time of marriage, the MOSAQ only asked for spouse's education and not partner's. Thus we have values of -30 "Not part of MOSAQ" for cohabiting participants and values of -29 "Left blank on SAQ" for married participants.

kcc11sp: Number of Spouse/Partner's Children at time of new 2011 marriage/cohab

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c62j

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-3 REFUSED 1 0 1
-2 1558 1682 3240
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
0 20 17 37
1 16 10 26
2 15 23 38
3 10 17 27
4 5 10 15
5 3 1 4
6 0 7 7
7 0 1 1
Note: Only valid for participants who reported a new relationship (marriage or cohabitation) in the 2011 wave.

kc012sp: Age of Spouse/Partner at time of 2011 interview

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kc011sp datey datem

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 14 13 27
-3 REFUSED 2 0 2
-2 288 632 920
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 0 2
27 - 62 401 132 533
63 - 67 353 227 580
68 - 71 276 255 531
72 - 77 223 295 518
78 - 94 70 214 284

kc013sp: Age of Spouse/Partner at time of Marriage

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kc011sp kc005sp

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 18 13 31
-3 REFUSED 5 4 9
-2 288 632 920
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 1 3
14 - 21 443 200 643
22 - 23 284 223 507
24 - 27 196 314 510
28 - 44 270 225 495
45 - 84 123 156 279
Note: The variable is based on spouse's birthdate and date of marriage resulting in some unlikely ages.

kc034sp: Does R currently live with spouse/partner?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c62m_a

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-2 288 632 920
1 YES 1319 1119 2438
2 NO 22 17 39

kc035sp: Why are R and spouse/partner not living together?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c62m_s

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-2 1605 1750 3355
1 Spouse/Partner living in Nursing Home 6 5 11
2 Spouse/Partner in assited living 2 1 3
3 Spouse/Partner in Rehabilitation 0 1 1
4 Living apart due to work 0 1 1
5 R lives in assisted living or nursing home 3 2 5
6 Prefer to live apart or mutual consent 4 3 7
7 Marital Difficulties 5 2 7
8 Separated 3 2 5
11 Extended Travel 1 0 1
12 R is hospitalized 0 1 1

kc038spa: Version A: How would you describe your spouse/partner's health?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c76f y_b1165 y_b1165b

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-27 Not asked of Proxy 1 0 1
-4 Not Ascertained 1 1 2
-3 Refused 3 0 3
-2 288 632 920
-1 Don't Know 0 1 1
1 Excellent 418 245 663
2 Good 665 603 1268
3 Fair 197 207 404
4 Poor 48 67 115
5 Very Poor 8 12 20

kc038spb: Version B: How would you describe your spouse/partner's health?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c76f y_b1165 y_b1165b

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-2 1357 1546 2903
1 Excellent 79 49 128
2 Very Good 84 78 162
3 Good 81 55 136
4 Fair 21 31 52
5 Poor 7 9 16

kc038spf: Flag for version and order of spouse health question

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_sp_hlth

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-2 288 632 920
1 Only asked version A in marriage module 1069 914 1983
2 Asked A in marriage module B in retirement module 146 93 239
3 Asked B in marriage A in retirement module 126 129 255
Note: Spouse's Reported Health was asked twice as part of a methodological experiement on response cateories.

kc094sp: Does Spouse/Partner have physical or mental condition that limits work?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_cu76g

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 1 1 2
-3 REFUSED 2 2 4
-2 288 632 920
-1 DON'T KNOW 4 4 8
1 YES 319 326 645
2 NO 1015 803 1818

kv005re: Does spouse partner have condition that limits non-work activities now or is likely to in the future?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_cu78

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 1 1 2
-3 REFUSED 4 2 6
-2 288 632 920
-1 DON'T KNOW 8 10 18
1 YES 408 425 833
2 NO 920 698 1618

kv005f: Flag for number of conditions listed

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: c_y_cu79 c2_y_cu79 c3_y_cu79 c4_y_cu79 c5_y_cu79

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 0 2 2
-2 1221 1343 2564
1 332 310 642
2 54 80 134
3 16 27 43
4 4 4 8
5 2 2 4
Note: Only the first two conditions are available in the public release. Users should contact WLS if they wish access to all listed conditions.

kv005re1: ICD-9 Code for first condition listed

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: c_y_cu79 c2_y_cu79 c3_y_cu79 c4_y_cu79 c5_y_cu79

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-3 REFUSED 1 0 1
-2 1221 1345 2566
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 0 2
53 - 311 74 94 168
314 - 429 74 119 193
430 - 716 100 87 187
719 - 756 102 63 165
780 - 7085 55 60 115

kv005re2: ICD-9 Code for second condition listed

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: c_y_cu79 c2_y_cu79 c3_y_cu79 c4_y_cu79 c5_y_cu79

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 3068 2820 5888
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-2 1221 1345 2566
88 0 1 1
145 0 1 1
151 0 1 1
153 1 0 1
174 1 0 1
185 0 5 5
189 0 1 1
199 - 7081 73 104 177
7084 1 0 1

kv005re3: ICD-9 Code for third condition listed

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: c_y_cu79 c2_y_cu79 c3_y_cu79 c4_y_cu79 c5_y_cu79

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 3122 2900 6022
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-2 1221 1345 2566
45 - 285 7 4 11
300 - 379 5 6 11
386 - 436 3 8 11
438 - 722 3 8 11
724 - 7081 4 7 11

kv005re4: ICD-9 Code for fourth condition listed

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: c_y_cu79 c2_y_cu79 c3_y_cu79 c4_y_cu79 c5_y_cu79

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 3138 2927 6065
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-2 1221 1345 2566
208 0 1 1
308 1 0 1
401 1 0 1
429 0 1 1
493 1 0 1
530 1 0 1
569 1 0 1
721 0 1 1
722 0 1 1
737 1 0 1
780 0 1 1
7000 0 1 1

kv005re5: ICD-9 Code for fifth condition listed

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: c_y_cu79 c2_y_cu79 c3_y_cu79 c4_y_cu79 c5_y_cu79

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 3142 2931 6073
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-2 1221 1345 2566
290 1 0 1
389 0 1 1
518 1 0 1
716 0 1 1

kv047sp: In the last 12 months did sp/part RECEIVE personal care for a period of 1 month or more because of an illness or disability?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_cu81

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 1 1 2
-3 REFUSED 4 2 6
-2 288 632 920
-1 DON'T KNOW 2 1 3
1 YES 136 156 292
2 NO 1198 976 2174

kc039re: To what extent do you and your spouse share a similar outlook on life?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c76h

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2737 2510 5247
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-27 Not asked of Proxy 7 4 11
-4 Not Ascertained 1 1 2
-3 Refused 2 0 2
-2 288 632 920
-1 Don't know 2 2 4
1 Not at all similar 8 7 15
2 Not very similar 32 29 61
3 Somewhat similar 534 470 1004
4 Very similar 754 623 1377

kc040re: How close ae you and your current spouse?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c76i

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2737 2510 5247
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-27 NOT ASKED OF PROXY 7 4 11
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 1 1 2
-3 REFUSED 3 0 3
-2 288 632 920
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 0 1
1 NOT AT ALL CLOSE 6 2 8
2 NOT VERY CLOSE 15 16 31
3 SOMEWHAT CLOSE 172 166 338
4 VERY CLOSE 1135 947 2082

k1006spc: Spouse/Partner's Religious Preference

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_j452q c_yj452q c_y_j454n

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 8 3 11
-3 REFUSED 7 1 8
-2 288 632 920
-1 DON'T KNOW 10 4 14
0 No Religion, None 87 118 205
1 Roman Catholic 489 407 896
2 Greek Orthodox 1 0 1
6 Eastern Orthodox 0 1 1
7 Jewish 24 17 41
8 Islam/Muslim (OTHER CODE 77) 0 1 1
18 Protestant (No Denomination Given, Born Again, Born Again Christian, Christian, No Preference, Nothing Particular) 15 5 20
19 Protestant, Non-Denominational (R Must Have Used The Words 'Non-Denominational' For Religious Preference) 15 8 23
20 Community Church, No Denomination 2 1 3
21 Evangelical 10 10 20
22 Evangelical Free 4 6 10
23 Covenant 3 0 3
31 First Christian 0 1 1
32 Christian 56 28 84
34 Moravian 4 3 7
35 Mennonite 0 1 1
37 First Assembly Of God 3 1 4
38 Presbyterian 27 25 52
39 Lutheran, Evangelical Lutheran, Congregational Lutheran, Reformed Lutheran, Synod Lutheran 338 289 627
40 United Church Of Christ, Congregational Evangelical And Reformed 17 19 36
41 Episcopalian, Anglican 13 17 30
42 Reformed, Dutch, Swiss, And Christian Reformed, First Reformed, Church Of America 9 5 14
43 United Methodist, Methodist, Evangelical United Brethren, Free Methodist, Primitive Methodist, Nazarene Free Methodist 90 72 162
44 Baptist, Southern Baptist, Free Will Baptist, Primitive Baptist 36 22 58
46 Disciples Of Christ 1 1 2
48 Church Of God, Church Of Christ, Church Of God And Christ 2 4 6
50 Brethren 1 0 1
51 Salvation Army 0 1 1
52 Seventh Day Adventist 2 1 3
59 Bible Christian 1 0 1
61 Fundamental Bible Church 2 0 2
62 Calvary Bible Church 0 2 2
63 Fundamentalist 2 0 2
65 Christian Missionary Alliance 2 0 2
68 Pentecostal, Assembly Of God 7 6 13
69 Christian Scientist 4 1 5
70 Mormon, Latter Day Saints 4 2 6
71 Jehovah's Witnesses 2 7 9
72 Unity 0 2 2
73 Spiritualistic 2 0 2
74 Quaker 1 0 1
75 Unitarian 3 2 5
82 Armenian Orthodox 0 1 1
83 Zen Buddhist 0 1 1
87 Nazarene 4 0 4
88 Native American, American Indian 0 1 1
90 Congregational 7 6 13
91 Interdenominational 1 0 1
93 Agnostic 4 9 13
94 Atheist 1 5 6
96 Other religions, not established religion or changing religion with no clue of what they are changing to 4 3 7
100 Independently Faithful, Personal Religion 8 4 12
101 Christian Non-Denominational with no mention of Protestantism 2 4 6
102 Non-Denominational (No Further Specification) 4 6 10
103 Universal/All Religions OK/No Preference 2 0 2
106 Paganism 0 2 2
Note: Categories collapsed on Public Release

kta121re: Current Quality of Relationship with spouse compared to pre-retirement relationship

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_cu78f2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-2 1403 1571 2974
-1 Don't Know 0 2 2
1 Better 57 60 117
2 About the Same 163 124 287
3 Not as good 6 11 17
Note: There are two analysis variables in the 2011 wave that measure changes in marital quality after spouse retirement. The other variable is ktb121re and can be found in the retirement module.

kc200re: Do you go out on dates?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_cdate1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 3 6 9
-2 1341 1136 2477
1 YES 102 102 204
2 NO 183 524 707

kc201re: Do you regularly date one person that you consider your steady partner?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_cdate2

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-2 1527 1666 3193
1 YES 60 62 122
2 NO 42 40 82

kc202re: What is your dating partner's age?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_cdate3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 0 1 1
-2 1569 1706 3275
27 - 58 18 9 27
59 - 65 16 12 28
66 - 70 12 14 26
71 - 78 11 14 25
79 - 91 3 12 15

kc203re: How many days last week did you get together with your partner?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_cdate4

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 0 1 1
-2 1569 1706 3275
0 15 12 27
1 10 7 17
2 9 16 25
3 8 8 16
4 7 4 11
5 2 2 4
6 1 3 4
7 8 9 17

kc204nre: NUMBER: Length of Relationship with Partner

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_cdate5_n

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-2 1569 1706 3275
0 - 2 15 18 33
3 - 5 11 14 25
6 - 9 12 13 25
10 - 18 15 12 27
19 - 54 7 5 12

kc204ure: UNIT: Length of Relationship with Partner

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_cdate5_u

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 Not ascertained 0 1 1
-2 1569 1706 3275
0 Not romantically involved 1 0 1
1 Days 3 2 5
2 Weeks 1 1 2
3 Months 12 11 23
4 Years 43 47 90

kc205re: How likely is it that you and partner will decide to live together without being married?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_cdate6

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 Not ascertained 0 1 1
-2 1569 1706 3275
1 Definitely won't live together 18 22 40
2 Probably won't 20 26 46
3 About a 50-50 chance 13 7 20
4 Probably will 9 6 15

kc206re: How likely is it that you and partner will get married?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_cdate7

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2737 2510 5247
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 Not ascertained 0 1 1
-3 Refused 2 0 2
-2 1528 1652 3180
-1 Don't Know 3 1 4
1 Definitely won't get married 27 46 73
2 Probably won't 32 39 71
3 About a 50-50 chance 15 11 26
4 Probably will 13 9 22
5 Definitely will get married 6 5 11
6 Other Specify 1 3 4
8 Already married 1 1 2

kc207re: Why is that? Reason for (not) getting married

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_cdate8

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2737 2510 5247
-30 Not Part Of Mosaq 72 63 135
-4 Not Ascertained 0 1 1
-3 Refused 4 2 6
-2 1528 1652 3180
-1 Don't Know 2 2 4
1 Want To Get Married/Love 10 8 18
2 Not Interested In Marriage 4 12 16
3 Dont Want/Hesitant To Get Married Again 26 12 38
4 Content With The Way Things Are 5 8 13
5 Enjoy Independence 5 8 13
6 Financial Benefits Would End If Married 2 9 11
7 Own Finances Are Secure 3 1 4
8 More Expensive To Be Married 1 2 3
9 Financial Reasons Unspecified 5 13 18
10 Family and Financial Reasons 3 1 4
11 Family Reasons 5 5 10
12 Age/Health 8 10 18
13 Personal Beliefs/Issues 9 8 17
14 Companionship/Compatibility 6 6 12
15 Legal Issues 2 8 10

kc014sp: Labor force status of current (2011) spouse

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c76sa y_c76sb y_c78sc y_c78sd y_c78n0 y_c78nb

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 Not ascertained 4 3 7
-2 327 685 1012
1 Working 381 227 608
2 Not Working 917 853 1770
Note: Not asked of cohabiting partners
Note: The intent of these variables about spouse's labor force participation is primarily to measure their retirement job and therefore the occupational status of the spouse. It is not a complete measure of whether or not the spouse is currently working. If the participant was married to the same spouse at a prior wave and he/she reported that the spouse retired from a job we unfortunately do not ask if they are currently working. We suggest that users who are interested in whether the spouse is currently working consider variable hp201sp which measures whether or not the spouse earned at least $500 in wages in the last 12 months.

kc090sp: (Continuous) Spouse has same job now as last intrvw?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kc014sp y_c78n0 y_c78sc y_c78xi y_c76sa

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 4 3 7
-2 1275 1557 2832
-1 DON'T KNOW 1 2 3
1 YES 268 164 432
2 NO 81 42 123

kc091sp: Year of retirement/leaving job for R's current Spouse

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c78x

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-2 1374 1562 2936
-1 DON'T KNOW 9 2 11
1981 - 2006 76 70 146
2007 - 2008 79 62 141
2009 - 2010 66 59 125
2011 - 2012 25 13 38
Note: This variable does not carry forward the values from previous waves.

kc016sp: Has 2011 spouse ever worked?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: cc016sp cc016sp y_c78na y_c78nb y_c78nc y_c78n0 y_c78n1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 Not ascertained 0 1 1
-3 Refused 1 0 1
-2 Inappropriate 329 686 1015
0 Never Worked 32 6 38
1 Ever Worked 1267 1075 2342

kc316sp: Current (continuous) spouse had a job since last interview?

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: 7_c78n0 y_c78n1

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 1 1 2
-3 REFUSED 1 0 1
-2 790 1271 2061
1 YES 390 232 622
2 NO 447 264 711

kc216spf: Flag for kc216sp kc026sp kcu19sp kc026sp kc027sp kc028sp kc029sp kc126sp kc127sp kc128sp kc129sp kc130sp kc131sp kc030sp kc031sp kc032sp

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c78nc y_c78nb y_c76sb y_c78xx y_c76sa y_c76sb y_c78sc y_c78xi

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 Not Ascertained 55 42 97
-2 1195 1444 2639
1 Current Job 235 156 391
2 Most Recent Job 21 7 28
3 Retirement job 123 119 242
Note: There are multiple variables that measure the characteristics of the spouse's job. Use this variable to differentiate among the possible jobs that were asked about; current, most recent, or the retirment job.

kc216sp: Hours spouse worked at current/last/retirement job

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c76mu3

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-20 VARIES 2 5 7
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 27 12 39
-2 1248 1483 2731
-1 DON'T KNOW 5 4 9
0 - 30 98 39 137
32 - 40 183 118 301
42 - 60 61 93 154
63 - 168 5 14 19

kcu19sp: Class of Worker Code for Spouse's Job

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c80m y_c80s y_c80x

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-4 NOT ASCERTAINED 47 22 69
-2 1259 1485 2744
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 1 1
1 Private company, business or individual for wages, salary or commission 217 155 372
2 Government employee (federal, state or local government) 67 30 97
3 Own business or professional practice; incorporated 7 30 37
4 Own business or professional practice; not incorporated 24 38 62
5 Working without pay in a family business or farm 4 2 6
6 Family worker, not further specified 4 5 9

kc026sp: 1990 Census detailed Industry Code for spouse's job

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c78s_ind1990

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-3 Refused 1 1 2
-2 1129 1419 2548
10 - 342 59 114 173
350 - 631 80 91 171
633 - 812 121 60 181
820 - 842 150 32 182
850 - 951 86 48 134
998 Not in Labor Force 3 3 6

kc027sp: 1990 Census detailed Occupation Code for spouse's job

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c78s_occ1990

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-3 Refused 1 3 4
-2 1129 1419 2548
5 - 43 88 79 167
48 - 185 105 64 169
188 - 319 132 42 174
327 - 473 138 43 181
474 - 905 33 115 148
998 Not in Labor Force 3 3 6

kc028sp: 1990 major industry code for spouse's job

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kc026sp

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-3 REFUSED 1 1 2
-2 1129 1419 2548
1 Agriculture, Forestry, And Fisheries 13 19 32
2 Mining 0 1 1
3 Construction 7 29 36
4 Manufacturing 45 82 127
5 Transportation, Communications, And Other Public Utilities 18 35 53
6 Wholesale And Retail Trade 80 50 130
7 Finance, Insurance, And Real Estate 54 25 79
8 Business And Repair Services 10 16 26
9 Personal Services 15 0 15
10 Entertainment And Recreation Services 4 5 9
11 Public Administration 16 13 29
12 Professional And Related Services 232 69 301
13 Active Duty Military 2 1 3
998 NOT IN LABOR FORCE 3 3 6

kc029sp: 1990 major Occupation code for spouse's job

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kc027sp kcu19sp

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-3 REFUSED 1 3 4
-2 1129 1419 2548
2 Professional, Technical & Specialty: Salaried & N.A. 134 70 204
3 Executives, Administrators & Managers: Salaried & N.A. 87 79 166
5 Sales: Not Retail Trade 48 36 84
7 Administrator Support, Including Clerical 134 18 152
10 Precision Production, Craftsmen, Repair: All Other & N.A. 9 48 57
12 Operators & Fabricators: All Other & N.A. 18 52 70
13 Service Occupations 56 10 66
15 Handlers, Equipment Cleaners, Helpers/Laborers: All Other & N.A. 3 7 10
16 Farm Operators & Managers 4 16 20
17 Farm Workers & Related Occupations 3 6 9
18 Military Occupations 0 1 1
998 NOT IN LABOR FORCE 3 3 6

kc126sp: 2000 Census detailed Industry Code for spouse's job

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c78s_ind2000

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-3 REFUSED 1 1 2
-2 1129 1419 2548
0 Only 1990 code available 145 71 216
17 - 318 32 93 125
319 - 579 59 66 125
607 - 748 66 59 125
758 - 819 120 30 150
827 - 978 74 26 100
998 Not in Labor Force 3 3 6

kc127sp: 2000 Census detailed Occupation Code for spouse's job

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c78s_occ2000

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-3 REFUSED 1 3 4
-2 1129 1419 2548
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 1 1
0 Only 1990 code available 145 71 216
1 - 53 53 71 124
54 - 232 68 56 124
234 - 471 101 27 128
472 - 570 102 30 132
581 - 964 27 87 114
998 Not in Labor Force 3 3 6

kc128sp: 2000 Census Major Industry Code for spouse's job

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kc126sp

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-3 REFUSED 1 1 2
-2 1129 1419 2548
0 Only 1990 code available 145 71 216
1 Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, and Hunting 5 16 21
2 Mining 0 1 1
3 Utilities 4 8 12
4 Construction 6 26 32
5 Manufacturing 32 67 99
6 Wholesale Trade 8 12 20
7 Retail Trade 36 29 65
8 Transportation and Warehousing 5 17 22
9 Information 3 1 4
10 Finance and Insurance 28 16 44
11 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 13 3 16
12 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 17 22 39
13 Management, Administrative and Support, and Waste Management Services 5 3 8
14 Educational Services 54 18 72
15 Health Care and Social Assistance 92 10 102
16 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 2 2 4
17 Accomodations and Food Services 9 2 11
18 Other Services (Except Public Administration) 15 12 27
19 Public Administration and Active Duty Military 17 9 26
998 Not in Labor Force 3 3 6

kc129sp: 2000 Census Major Occupation Code for spouse's job

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kc126sp

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-3 REFUSED 1 3 4
-2 1129 1419 2548
-1 DON'T KNOW 0 1 1
0 Only 1990 code available 145 71 216
1 Management 34 54 88
2 Business and Financial Operations 38 31 69
3 Computer and Mathematical 3 4 7
4 Architecture and Engineering 2 13 15
5 Life, Physical, and Social Services 9 2 11
6 Community and Social Services 8 5 13
7 Legal 2 7 9
8 Education, Training, and Library 37 13 50
9 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 4 2 6
10 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical 31 8 39
11 Healthcare Support 19 0 19
12 Protective Service 1 1 2
13 Food Preparation and Serving Related 10 1 11
14 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 3 4 7
15 Personal Care and Service 11 0 11
16 Sales and Related 34 26 60
17 Office and Administrative Support 87 14 101
18 Farming, Forestry, and Fishing 1 2 3
19 Construction and Extraction 0 20 20
20 Installation, Repair, and Maintenance 0 15 15
21 Production 14 29 43
22 Transportation and Material Moving 3 20 23
998 Not in Labor Force 3 3 6

kc130sp: NAICS (North American Industry Classification System code) for spouse's job

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c78s_naics

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
System missing - NR 4010 4000 8010
"-30" NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
"311119" 0 1 1
"322211" 0 2 2
"325998" 0 2 2
"332710" 0 3 3
"335312" 1 0 1
"444120" 0 1 1
"541611" 1 0 1
"812910" 1 0 1
"922150" 1 0 1
Note: Only 11 of 281 values are listed.
Note: http://www.census.gov/eos/www/naics/

kc131sp: Standard Occupational Classification code for spouse's job

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: y_c78s_soc

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
System missing - NR 4010 4000 8010
"-30" NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
"11-3061" 0 3 3
"17-2131" 0 1 1
"17-3011" 0 1 1
"21-1093" 1 0 1
"25-1123" 0 1 1
"25-2031" 4 5 9
"43-1011" 6 0 6
"51-4032" 0 1 1
"51-8031" 0 1 1
Note: Only 11 of 231 values are listed.
Note: http://www.bls.gov/SOC/

kc030sp: 1989 NT Prestige Rating for Spouse's job

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kc026sp kc027sp

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 Not part of MOSAQ 72 63 135
-3 Refused 1 3 4
-2 1129 1420 2549
126 - 321 89 78 167
322 - 556 137 57 194
560 - 683 94 73 167
685 - 830 88 81 169
832 - 946 88 53 141
998 Not in Labor Force 3 3 6

kc031sp: 1990 Occ Educ Score for spouse's current job

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kc026sp kc027sp

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-3 REFUSED 1 3 4
-2 1132 1423 2555
111000 - 357000 59 108 167
359000 - 555000 143 48 191
558000 - 735000 120 77 197
742000 - 938000 100 68 168
939000 - 999000 74 41 115

kc032sp: 1990 Occ Earnings Score for spouse's current job

Data source: Sibling Participant or Proxy      Collected in: 2011      Mode: In person & telephone
Source variables: kc026sp kc027sp

Frequencies
Value Label Male Female Total
. System missing - NR 2736 2510 5246
-30 NOT PART OF MOSAQ 72 63 135
-3 REFUSED 1 3 4
-2 1132 1423 2555
0.04 - 0.11 158 17 175
0.11 - 0.22 86 85 171
0.22 - 0.40 99 77 176
0.41 - 0.54 122 105 227
0.54 - 0.84 31 58 89

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