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Familial Responses to Financial Instability, "It's All Your Fault": Predictors and Implications of Blame in Couples Under Economic Strain, 2009 [United States] (ICPSR 26544) RSS

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Summary:

On behalf of the National Center for Family and Marriage Research, Knowledge Networks conducted a survey about financial management behaviors among 600 opposite sex married or cohabiting couples. Both partners were invited to participate in the survey at the same time. The data collection began on August 18, 2009, and continued through August 24, 2009. A total of 2,495 panelists were invited to participate in the survey. Among the 1,595 (64 percent) who responded to the survey, 1,264 (51 percent) were eligible and completed the questionnaire.

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

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Study Description

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National Center for Family and Marriage Research, Lisa Diamond, and Angela Hicks. Familial Responses to Financial Instability, "It's All Your Fault": Predictors and Implications of Blame in Couples Under Economic Strain, 2009 [United States]. ICPSR26544-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2010-05-20. doi:10.3886/ICPSR26544.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:  

  • 2009-08-18--2009-08-24

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:   A total of 2,495 panelists were invited to participate in the survey. Among the 1,595 (64 percent) who responded to the survey, 1,264 respondents (51 percent) were eligible and completed the questionnaire.

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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