Marital status of 1st person
Variable: mar1
Module:
Household Members and Structure
Subject:
Family
,
Household
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

Please tell me the names of the people who usually live in this household. Let's start with the head of the household. [LIST ON LINES 01-10 BELOW.]
Have we forgotten anyone: such as babies or small children; roomers; people who usually live here, but are away temporarily--on business trips, vacations, at school, temporarily in a hospital, and so on? [LIST ADDITIONAL PERSONS ON LINES 01-10 BELOW.]
Are there any people currently staying here--visitors, friends or relatives--do not usually live here? [LIST VISITORS ON LINES 11-14 BELOW.]
A. What is that [PERSON'S] relationship to the HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD?
B. Code sex. [ASK IF NOT OBVIOUS].
C. How old was [HEAD/PERSON] on (his/her) last birthday?
D. IF 13 YRS OR OLDER ASK: Is [PERSON] now married, widowed, divorced, separated, or has (he/she) never been married?
E. Are any of the people we have listed staying somewhere else right now? If yes, who is staying somewhere else right now?
F. Where is [PERSON] staying right now? Is [PERSON] staying at another household;
Is (he/she) traveling; Is (he/she) in some institution or dormitory--like at college or in a hospital or something; or what?
4. Marital status of first person

Year Availability
Available in 28 of 31 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Married
2 Widowed
3 Divorced
4 Separated
5 Never married
8 Don't know
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
1975 1976 1977 1978 1980 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1993 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
1086 502 1052 1015 948 1077 1029 894 938 875 975 849 911 772 852 914 1642 1496 1461 1364 1321 1567 2327 1041 957 972 1246 1320
152 102 184 178 175 253 174 162 169 194 240 165 171 190 187 179 316 276 264 277 285 209 387 179 195 181 221 273
93 48 112 131 125 210 170 158 172 152 222 182 188 178 176 239 450 474 461 444 468 419 723 291 336 314 391 473
51 31 67 49 45 92 48 50 59 65 88 55 59 43 40 49 109 121 96 108 98 139 189 83 91 79 92 121
108 61 114 157 172 218 173 199 193 181 276 219 194 182 244 213 456 536 533 601 592 462 825 388 422 395 509 609
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 13 41 35 30 22 61 37
0 0 0 2 3 10 5 10 3 3 18 11 14 7 18 12 19 1 16 23 1 3 18 6 13 11 18 34
0 755 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 56590
Missing cases 5876