Variable mstatus : Marital/Union status

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 8
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-3
Valid case(s): 3647 (3647)
Invalid: 130 (0)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 3

File: wm

Women aged 15-49
Source of information
Variable constructed for analsys


Value Category Cases Weighted
1 Currently married /In union 1427 1418 38.9%
2 Formerly married/In union 537 514 14.1%
3 Never married/In union 1683 1715 47.0%
Sysmiss 130 0
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.

Recoded variable
The variable is created from variables on the marital status of women. See makewm.sps in the data processing external documentation.
Generated: MAR-03-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit