Female Labor Force Participation and Marital Instability, 1980: [United States] (ICPSR 9199)
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Alan Booth, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Sociology Department; David R. Johnson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Sociology Department; Lynn K. White, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Sociology Department; John N. Edwards, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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This data collection was designed to provide information on the effects of wives' participation in the labor force on marriage and marital instability. Measures predicting marital instability and divorce and assessing marital quality were developed. Variables include background information on respondents (age, race, sex, and household size) as well as information on earnings, commitment to work, hours worked, and occupational status.
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National probability sample. The sample was selected using a Random Digit Dialing cluster sampling technique. Data were weighted to adjust for underrepresentation in metropolitan areas.
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Intact marriages in the continental United States with partners between the ages of 18 and 55 living in households with telephones.
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- Booth, Alan, David R. Johnson, Lynn K. White, and John N. Edwards. Female Labor Force Participation and Marital Instability, 1980: [United States]. ICPSR09199-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2016-10-31. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09199.v2
2016-10-31 The raw ASCII data provided with the original deposit has been defined for use with current SPSS, SAS, Stata and R statistical software. SPSS, SAS, Stata and R data files have been added to the collection along with optimized ASCII and tab-separated values (.tsv) data files. SPSS, SAS and Stata setup files are also now provided. Please note that the original codebook has been retained and, as such, some of the information may be out of date.
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