MARIED19 F1 Have you ever been married?


0 No

1 Yes

-9 Missing

F2 When did you get married?

Month Year

First marriage MAR1MO19 MAR1YR19

Second marriage MAR2MO19 MAR2YR19

Third marriage MAR3MO19 MAR3YR19

DIVOR19 F3 Have you ever been divorced?


0 No

1 Yes

-8 NA (Never Married)

-9 Missing

F4 When did you get divorced?


Month Year

First divorce DIV1MO19 DIV1YR19

Second divorce DIV2MO19 DIV2YR19

Third divorce DIV3MO19 DIV3YR19

COMAR19 F5 Are you currently married or cohabiting in an intimate relationship?


0 No

1 Yes

-9 Missing

F6 Is your spouse/partner currently (Circle all that apply):


0 Not checked

1 Checked

-9 Missing

SPSCH19 a attending school

SPUNEM19 b unemployed and looking for work

SPMLTY19 c in the military service

SPHMKR19 d a full-time homemaker

SPWKPT19 e working part-time (less than 35 hours per week)

SPWKFT19 f working full-time (35 hours or more per week)

SPJBNA19 g none of the above

F7 What is his/her main occupation? Please give the full name of his/her job and organization

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

SPSEDU19 F8 What level of education has your spouse or partner completed?


1 Elementary or junior high school

2 High school or GED (General Equivalency Diploma)

3 Technical or vocational school

4 Associate’s degree

5 Some college

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

7 Master’s degree

8 Ph.D. or professional degree

-9 Missing

SPSATI19 F9 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

F10 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

-9 Missing


SPDIS119 Household tasks

SPDIS219 Money

SPDIS319 Spending time together

SPDIS419 Having a child

SPDIS519 How to raise a child

SPDIS619 My partner’s relatives

HOME19 F11 How many people live in your current household? (Include only those people who live in your household right now--including yourself.)


-9 Missing

F12 Describe the relationship to you of each person living in your household right now, including yourself (such as “myself” “roommate” “child” or “mother”).



1. HCMPS119 6. HCMPS619

2. HCMPS219 7. HCMPS719

3. HCMPS319 8. HCMPS819

4. HCMPS419 9. HCMPS919

5. HCMPS519 10. HCMP1019



E. Finances (W19, 2011)
G. My Children (W19, 2011)