Variable ma4 : Marital status

Overview
Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-3
Valid case(s): 367
Invalid: 9104

File: wm

Universe
Women aged 15-49
Source of information
The eligible woman selected for interview

Categories

Value Category
1 Widowed
2 Divorced
3 Separated
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.

Literal question
What is your marital status now?
Interviewer instructions
Record the code corresponding to the response given. For a woman who is not currently married and not currently living with someone but who was formerly in a union, record her current marital status at the time of the interview.
Generated: APR-28-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit