Variable mstatus : Marital/Union status

Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 8
Decimal(s): 2
Range: 1-3
Valid case(s): 13919 (13919)
Invalid: 286 (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 8855 8929 64.2%
2 Formerly married/in union 789 726 5.2%
3 Never married/in union 4275 4264 30.6%
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