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MHMARLY
Year of latest marriage

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This is a 4-digit numeric variable.

Description

MHMARLY indicates the year of the respondent's most recent marriage.

This variable is part of the CPS Fertility Supplement.

Comparability

MHMARLY is limited to ever-married women in all available samples, except for 1980 where ever-married men are included.

In 1980 and 1990, the MHMAR1Y variable includes women who have been married only once. These women also have values for "year of last marriage" (MHMARLY); for these cases, values of MHMAR1Y and MHMARLY are the same. In 1995, women who have been married only once are in-universe only for MHMARLY.

Universe

  • Jun 1980: Persons 15-75 who have ever been married.
  • Jun 1990 and Jun 1995: Persons 15-65 who have ever been married.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1980 - - - - - X - - - - - -
1990 - - - - - X - - - - - -
1995 - - - - - X - - - - - -

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