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

Variable Label: Amt of time dated first spouse before married

DM_MR20 How long did you date your (first) spouse before you got married?

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


Applicable for all respondents.

  • Valid N: 5288
  • Refused: 34
  • Don't Know: 8
  • Missing (Other): 0
  • Missing (System): 3952
MeanStd DevMedianMinMax
  • Valid Range: 0 - 118
  • Total Cases: 9282

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