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Familial Responses to Financial Instability, Doubling Up When Times Are Tough: Obligations to Share a Home in Response to Economic Hardship, 2009 [United States] (ICPSR 26543)

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Summary:

This study focused on household living arrangements of parents and adult children during times of financial instability. A survey of over 3,000 adults aged 18 years and older from the general population was conducted by Knowledge Networks on behalf of the National Center for Family and Marriage Research. The survey was completed by 3,132 respondents out of 4,478 cases (69.9 percent response rate).

Series: National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) Pilot Data Series

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  • These data are freely available.

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Study Description

Citation

National Center for Family and Marriage Research, Judith A. Seltzer, and Suzanne M. Bianchi. Familial Responses to Financial Instability, Doubling Up When Times Are Tough: Obligations to Share a Home in Response to Economic Hardship, 2009 [United States]. ICPSR26543-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2010-05-20. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR26543.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   family size, family structure, household budgets, household expenditures, household income, marital status, occupational categories, occupational status, personal finances

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 2009

Date of Collection:  

  • 2009-08-14--2009-08-28

Unit of Observation:   individual

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

This research is supported by the National Center for Family and Marriage Research, which is funded by a cooperative agreement, grant number 5 U01 AE000001-03, between the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) in the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Bowling Green State University.

Methodology

Study Design:   Study design is described in the study documentation.

Sample:   A description of the sampling is provided in the study documentation.

Weight:   Weighting is described in the study documentation.

Mode of Data Collection:   web-based survey

Response Rates:   69.9 percent

Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Performed consistency checks.
  • Created variable labels and/or value labels.
  • Standardized missing values.
  • Created online analysis version with question text.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

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Version History:

  • 2010-05-20 PI requested minor revisions to the study title and PI listing.

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