Marital status of 2nd person
Variable: mar2
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 second 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
1080 502 1050 1013 942 1066 1018 878 921 869 957 830 894 762 840 902 1606 1438 1391 1332 1244 1548 2307 1016 937 964 1231 1282
15 8 15 11 13 19 13 11 7 15 21 16 13 13 15 10 28 28 18 28 15 21 27 8 11 16 19 26
16 8 15 19 24 39 37 26 28 38 39 29 33 37 31 48 79 98 83 95 88 83 148 56 72 69 79 111
7 1 4 5 8 12 10 7 14 21 15 10 10 7 14 14 19 24 18 23 20 32 49 17 28 21 26 37
127 61 142 137 136 220 128 170 158 172 268 182 183 163 166 188 339 346 369 424 380 310 600 295 291 286 382 442
0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 2 6 11 12 26 13 36 18
1 0 8 6 9 11 16 9 11 4 26 12 17 19 13 10 28 74 55 40 32 2 2 3 5 3 11 14
244 919 295 341 336 493 376 372 395 351 493 402 387 371 438 433 891 895 897 875 984 810 1366 616 674 602 754 937
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 40346
Missing cases 22120