Straus, Murray A., University of New Hampshire;
Gelles, Richard J., University of Rhode Island
For this study, a nationwide sample of 960 males and 1,183
females were interviewed to examine methods of conflict resolution
within the family. Information was gathered regarding the following
areas: resolution of conflicts between spouses and between parents and
children, including detailed information on the development of
conflicts resulting in violence, resolution of conflicts in the
respondent's childhood family, family power structure, marital
closeness and stability, personality, and stress factors.
Straus, Murray A., and Richard J. Gelles. Physical Violence in American Families, 1976. ICPSR07733-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1994. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07733.v2
Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07733.v2
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This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Mental Health
Scope of Study
National probability sample.
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:
Standardized missing values.
Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
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