G. RELATIONSHIPS (W13, 2002)






MARIED13 G1 Have you ever been married?


1 No

2 Yes

-9 Missing




G1A When did you get married?


Month Year


MAR1MO13, MAR1YR13 (first marriage)

MAR2MO13, MAR2YR13 (second marriage)

MAR3MO13, MAR3YR13 (third marriage)




DIVOR13 G2 Have you ever been divorced?


1 No

2 Yes

-9 Missing




G2A When did you get divorced?


Month Year


DIV1MO13, DIV1YR13 (first divorce)

DIV2MO13, DIV2YR13 (second divorce)

DIV3MO13, DIV3YR13 (third divorce)




KIDS13 G3 Do you have any children?


1 No

2 Yes

-9 Missing




G3A When were these children born?                                 What is their relationship to you? 

Please mark all categories that apply to each child listed.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Month

Year

Birth

2 Adopted

3 Stepchild

4 Other

First child born

CH1MO13

CHIYR13

CH1TYP13

Second child born

CH2MO13

CH2YR13

CH2TYP13

Third child born

CH3MO13

CH3YR13

CH3TYP13

Fourth child born

CH4MO13

CH4YR13

CH4TYP13

Fifth child born

CH5MO13

CH5YR13

CH5TYP13

Sixth child born

CH6MO13

CH6YR13

CH6TYP13

Seventh child born

CH7MO13

CH7YR13

CH7TYP13

Eighth child born

CH8MO13

CH8YR13

CH8TYP13

Ninth child born

CH9MO13

CH9YR13

CH9TYP13

Tenth child born

CH10MO13

CH10YR13

CH10TY13


 

Custody

 

Full

Partial / Shared

None

First child born

CH1CUA13

CH1CUB13

CH1CUC13

Second child born

CH2CUA13

CH2CUB13

CH2CUC13

Third child born

CH3CUA13

CH3CUB13

CH3CUC13

Fourth child born

CH4CUA13

CH4CUB13

CH4CUC13

Fifth child born

CH5CUA13

CH5CUB13

CH5CUC13

Sixth child born

CH6CUA13

CH6CUB13

CH6CUC13

Seventh child born

CH7CUA13

CH7CUB13

CH7CUC13

Eighth child born

CH8CUA13

CH8CUB13

CH8CUC13

Ninth child born

CH9CUA13

CH9CUB13

CH9CUC13

Tenth child born

CH10CA13

CH10CB13

CH10CC13




G4 All things considered, on a scale from 0 to 10 where 0 is really bad and 10 is perfect:


CH1REL13 How would you describe your relationship with your oldest child? Circle one.


0

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

 

Really bad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Perfect

 




CH2REL13 How would you describe your relationship with your second child? Circle one.


0

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

 

NA

Really bad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Perfect

No more Children




CH3REL13 How would you describe your relationship with your third child? Circle one.


0

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

 

NA

Really bad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Perfect

No more Children




CHYREL13 How would you describe your relationship with your youngest (if you have not already answered for this child)? Circle one.


0

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

 

NA

Really bad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Perfect

No more Children




SPSWRK13 G5 After the birth/arrival of your youngest child, did you or your spouse/partner take any time off from work to care for your child?


1 No

2 Yes

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G5A How much time did you take off work?


G5ALO13 Low response

G5AHI13 High response




G5B How much time did your spouse/partner take off work?


G5BLO13 Low response

G5BHI13 High response




G6 Many parents rely upon other people to help them take care of their children. For those listed below who assist you, please indicate the number of hours per week, and any cost. If there is no cost, please record a 0 in the Cost column.


 

Hours

per

week

Cost per

Week

(0 = no cost)

All things considered, how satisfied are you with this arrangement?

1

Very Dissatisfied

Somewhat Dissatisfied

3

Somewhat Satisfied

4

Very Satisfied

Spouse/partner

SPSCRHRS

SPSCRCST

SPSCRSAT

Parents/in-laws

PARCRHRS

PARCRCST

PARCRSAT

Other relative/friend

RELCRHRS

RELCRCST

RELCRSAT

Nanny or babysitter

SITCRHRS

SITCRCST

SITCRSAT

Family/Home day care

FAMCRHRS

FAMCRCST

FAMCRSAT

Child care center

CHDCRHRS

CHDCRCST

CHDCRSAT

Before / After-school program

SCHCRHRS

SCHCRCST

SCHCRSAT

Child cares for self

SLFCRHRS

SLFCRCST

SLFCRSAT

I care for child while I work

MECRHRS

MECRCST

MECRSAT




G7 How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Circle one number for each


1 Strongly Disagree

2 Disagree

3 Agree

4 Strongly Agree

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G7A13 I feel I am doing a good job as a parent.

G7B13 I seem to have more disagreements with my children than most parents do.

G7C13 I feel good about the opportunities I have been able to provide for my children.

G7D13 I do a good job disciplining my children when necessary.

G7E13 I do a good job making my children feel loved.

G7F13 I do a good job communicating with my children.

G7G13 I honestly believe I have all the skills necessary to be a good parent.

G7H13 It seems to me that family life with my children has been more difficult than most peopleís.

G7I13 I would make a fine role model for a new parent to learn how to be a good parent.

G7J13 I often feel helpless in dealing with my children.

G7K13 I feel sure my children are well cared for in childcare.




G8 How often do the following occur in your relationship with your children? Circle one number for each.


1 Never

2 Seldom

3 Sometimes

4 Often

5 Almost Always

-9 Missing


G8A13

I enjoy doing things with my children.

G8B13

I feel stress or pressure in my relationships with my children.

G8C13

I receive warmth and affection from my children.

G8D13

Because of my children, I do not have enough time to take care of myself.

G8E13

I feel other people disapprove of my parenting.

G8F13

My work keeps me away from my children more than I would like.

G8G13

Parenting leaves me feeling drained and exhausted.

G8H13

I enjoy talking with my children.

G8I13

I am very happy that I am a parent.




COMAR13 G9 Are you currently married or cohabiting in an intimate relationship?


1 No

2 Yes

-9 Missing




G9A Is your partner or spouse currently (Circle all that apply):


SPSCHL13 Attending school

SPUNEM13 Unemployed and looking for work

SPMLTY13 In the military service

SPHMKR13 A full-time homemaker

SPWKPT13 Working part-time (less than 35 hours per week)

SPWKFT13 Working full-time (35 hours or more per week)

SPJBNA13 Not applicable




G9B 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




SPSEDU13 G10 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

-9 Missing




REG1113 G11 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

-9 Missing




REG1213 G12 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

-9 Missing




G13 How do you feel about the fairness in your relationship in each of the following areas?


 

Very Unfair

to Me

Somewhat Unfair to Me

Fair to Both

Somewhat Unfair to Him/Her

Very Unfair to Him/Her

 

REG13A13

Household chores

1

2

3

4

5

 

REG13B13

Working for pay

1

2

3

4

5

 

REG13C13

Spending Money

1

2

3

4

5

 

REG13D13

Take Care of Children

1

2

3

4

5

No children 6




G14 How often do the following occur in your relationship with your spouse or partner?


 


Never

Seldom

Sometimes

Often

Almost Always

REG14A13

My spouse/partner influences what I think and do

1

2

3

4

5

REG14B13

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

1

2

3

4

5

REG14C13

I receive warmth and affection from my spouse/partner

1

2

3

4

5

REG14D13

I have felt stress or pressure in this relationship

1

2

3

4

5

REG14E13

My work keeps me from being with my spouse/partner

1

2

3

4

5

REG14F13

I receive support and encouragement from my spouse/partner

1

2

3

4

5

REG14G13

 

I have serious disagreements with my spouse/partner

1

2

3

4

5




HOME13 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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