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For the individual studies, this variable exists in different sections from CPES.

Variable Label: Female head of household during most childhood


DM_CH13 Who was the female head of your household for most of your childhood?
IF R SAYS ""MOTHER"", PROBE. : Was that your biological mother, step-mother, adoptive mother, or something else?
IF R SAYS "IT CHANGED", PROBE: Who raised you for most of the time before you turned seventeen?

This constructed variable combines the long form and short form versions of the question. For more information, please consult the processing notes (PDF 456K).

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Applicable for all respondents.

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1BIOLOGICAL MOTHER651093.41%70.14%
2ADOPTIVE MOTHER/STEP MOTHER (SPOUSE/PARTNER OF FATHER)17702.54%01.91%
4OTHER FEMALE (SPECIFY)25103.60%02.70%
5NO FEMALE IN HOUSEHOLD3100.44%00.33%
-9REFUSED8-00.09%
-8DONT KNOW2-00.02%
.Missing2303-24.81%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 9282

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