G. RELATIONSHIPS (W12, 2000)






MARIED12 G1 Have you ever been married?


0 No

1 Yes

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G1A When did you get married?

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Month Year


MAR1MO12,MAR1YR12 First marriage

 

MAR2MO12,MAR2YR12 Second marriage


MAR3MO12,MAR3YR12 Third marriage




DIVOR12 G2 Have you ever been divorced?


0 No

1 Yes

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G2A When did you get divorced?

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Month Year


DIV1MO12, DIV1YR12 First divorce


DIV2MO12, DIV2YR12 Second divorce

 

DIV3MO12, DIV3YR12 Third divorce




KIDS12 G3 Do you have any children (by birth or adoption)?


0 No

1 Yes

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G3A When were these children born?

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                                            Month     Year

First child born CH1MO12, CHIYR12

Second child born CH2MO12, CH2YR12

Third child born CH3MO12, CH3YR12

Fourth child born CH4MO12, CH4YR12

Fifth child born CH5MO12, CH5YR12

Sixth child born CH6MO12, CH6YR12

Seventh child born CH7MO12,  CH7YR12

Eighth child born CH8MO12, CH8YR12

Ninth child born CH9MO12, CH9YR12

Tenth child born CH10MO12, CH10YR12




SPSWRK12 G4 Did you or your spouse or partner take any time off work to care for your most recent child?


0 No

1 Yes

2 Not Applicable

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G4A How much time did you take off work?


LONOWK12 Low response

HINOWK12 High response

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G4B How much time did your spouse/partner take off work?


LOPRT12 Low response

HIPRT12 High response

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COMAR12 G5 Are you currently married or cohabiting in an intimate relationship?


0 No

1 Yes

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G5A Is your partner or spouse currently:

                                        0 Not checked

                                        1 Checked

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SPSCHL12 Attending school

SPUNEM12 Unemployed and looking for work

SPMLTY12 In the military service

SPHMKR12 A full-time homemaker

SPWKPT12 Working part-time (less than 35 hours per week)

SPWKFT12 Working full-time (35 hours or more per week)

SPJBNA12 Not applicable




G5B What is his/her main occupation? Please tell us the name of his/her job:


For more information about this variable, see work history and occupational coding




SPSEDU12 G6 What level of education has your spouse or partner completed?


1 Elementary or junior high school

2 High school or GED (General Education Diploma)

3 Technical or vocational school

4 Associate degree

5 Some college

6 Bachelor's degree (4 year college or university)

7 Masterís degree

8 Ph.D. or professional degree

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REG712 G7 All things considered, how satisfied are you with your relationship with your spouse or partner?


1 Very dissatisfied

2 Somewhat dissatisfied

3 Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied

4 Somewhat satisfied

5 Very satisfied

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REG812 G8 How important are the things you do with your spouse or partner to you?


1 Not at all important

2 Not too important

3 Somewhat important

4 Pretty important

5 Very important

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G9 How do you feel about the fairness in your relationship in each of the following areas?

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Very Unfair to Me

Somewhat Unfair to Me

Fair to Both

Somewhat Unfair to Him or Her

Very Unfair to Him or Her

REG9A12

Household chores

1

2

3

4

5

REG9B12

Working for pay

1

2

3

4

5

REG9C12

Spending Money

1

2

3

4

5




G10 How often do the following occur in your relationship with your spouse or partner?

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Never

Seldom

Sometimes

Often

Almost Always

REG10A12

My spouse/partner influences what I think and do

1

2

3

4

5

REG10B12

My spouse/partner insists on knowing who I am with and where I am

1

2

3

4

5

REG10C12

I receive warmth and affection from my spouse/partner

1

2

3

4

5

REG10D12

I have felt stress or pressure in this relationship

1

2

3

4

5

REG10E12

My work keeps me from being with my spouse/partner

1

2

3

4

5

REG10F12

I receive support and encouragement from my spouse/partner

1

2

3

4

5




REG1112 G11 About how often do you and your partner/spouse spend time alone with each other, talking, or sharing an activity?


1 Less than once a month

2 About once a month

3 Two or three times a month

4 About once a week

5 Two or three times a week

6 Almost every day

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G12 Couples often disagree about the topics listed below. How often, if at all, in the last year have you had open disagreements about each of the following?


1 Almost never

2 Less than once a month

3 Several times a month

4 Several times a week

5 Almost every day

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REG12A12 Household tasks

REG12B12 Money

REG12C12 Spending time together

REG12D12 Having a(nother) child

REG12E12 My partnerís relatives




G13 There are various ways that couples deal with serious disagreements. When you have a serious disagreement with your spouse or partner, how often do you:


1 Almost never

2 Sometimes

3 Often

4 Almost always

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REG13A12 Just keep your opinions to yourself?

REG13B12 Discuss disagreements calmly?

REG13C12 Argue heatedly at each other?

 

G14 Sometimes arguments between partners become physical. Please indicate how often the following have occurred during the last year:


1 Never

2 Once

3 Twice

4 Three or more times

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REG14A12 How many fights with your partner resulted in you hitting, shoving, or throwing things at him/her?

REG12B12 How many fights with your partnerresulted in him/her hitting, shoving, or throwing things at you?


1 Yes

2 No

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REG12C12 Have you been cut, bruised, or seriously injured in a fight with your partner?

REG12D12 Has your partner been cut, bruised, or seriously injured in a fight with you?




HOME12 G15 How many people live in your current household? (Include only those people who live in your household right now--include yourself.)

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G16 Please list the people living in your household right now by their relationship to you (For example: "me, my roommate" or "me, my partner, our child").

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1     HOMEA12         7     HOMEG12

2     HOMEB12         8     HOMEH12

3     HOMEC12         9     HOMEI12

4     HOMED12         10   HOMEJ12

5     HOMEE12         11    HOMEK12

6     HOMEF12         12    HOMEL12




The next set of questions has to do with your parents. You can answer them about your parents by birth, stepparents, or guardians.




MOMG1712 G17 Is your mother by birth living?


1 Yes

2 My mother is deceased

3 Don't know

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DADG1812 G18 Is your father by birth living?


1 Yes

2 My father is deceased

3 Don't know

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MY FATHER, STEPFATHER OR MALE GUARDIAN






DADG1912 G19 Please identify your primary male parent:


1 Father by birth

2 Father by adoption

3 Stepfather

4 Male guardian, please specify:  DADG19A12

5 I do not have a primary male parent

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Please answer the next few questions about the person you identified above.


DADG2012 G20 How much do you want to be like the kind of person he is?


1 A lot

2 Quite a bit

3 Just a little

4 Not at all

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DADG2112 G21 How close do you feel to him?


1 Extremely close

2 Quite close

3 Fairly close

4 Not close at all

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Never

Rarely

Sometimes

Often

DADG2212

When you are faced with personal concerns and decisions, do you talk them over with him?

1

2

3

4

DADG2312

How often does he talk over important decisions that he has to make with you?

1

2

3

4

DADG2412

How often does he listen to your side of an argument?

1

2

3

4




DADG2512 G25 In the last 12 months, how often have you argued or had a fight with your primary male parent?


1 Not at all

2 Once

3 Twice

4 3 or 4 times

5 5 to 10 times

6 More than 10 times

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MY MOTHER, STEPMOTHER, OR FEMALE GUARDIAN






MOMG2612 G26 Please identify your primary female parent


1 Mother by birth

2 Mother by adoption

3 Stepmother

4 Female guardian, please specify:  MMG26A12(for example, an aunt, family friend)

5 I do not have a primary female parent GO TO H1, PAGE 25

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Please answer the next few questions about the person you identified above.


MOMG2712 G27 How much do you want to be like the kind of person she is?


1 A lot

2 Quite a bit

3 Just a little

4 Not at all

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MOMG2812 G28 How close do you feel to her?


1 Extremely close

2 Quite close

3 Fairly close

4 Not close at all

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-9 Missing

 

Never

Rarely

Sometimes

Often

MOMG2912

When you are faced with personal concerns and decisions, do you talk them over with her?

1

2

3

4

MOMG3012

How often does she talk over important decisions that she has to make with you?

1

2

3

4

MOMG3112

How often does she listen to your side of an argument?

1

2

3

4




MOMG3212 G32 During the last 12 months, how often have you argued or had a fight with female parent?


1 Not at all

2 Once

3 Twice

4 3 or 4 times

5 5 to 10 times

6 More than 10 times

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