Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: AJ-003-001-1-1-United States-NCHS-1989

Subject Area: Vital Statistics

Bibliographic Citation: Marriage and divorce data, 1989-1995 (SETS interface).  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics  [principal investigator(s)] / Rockville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 10/7/1998

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: This CD-ROM includes the Statistical Export and Tabulation System (SETS). SETS version 1.22a will run under DOS. This retrieval software needs to be installed to the hard drive. Sept. 2008 See CDE codebook 1448.00 and 1448.01 for technical manual, data dictionary, and SET manual.

Access Status: Restricted to UW-Madison

Date Ordered: 8/1/1998

Documentation: Machine-readable, printed technical appendix and record layout for marriage and divorce data and one booklet (in CD-ROM case).

Abstract: This CD-ROM contains marriage and divorce statistics for all the states. The annual data can be aggregated to state, region, division and national level. The marriage file provides information about the date of marriage; race, age and state residency of the bride and the groom; their marriage history and previous marital status. The divorce file contains data on date of divorce; state of residence; date couple separated; number of marriages; number of children; race; age; awarded custody; and duration of the marriage. Users can use the Statistical Export and Tabulation System (SETS) software on this CD-ROM to query the raw data and generate tables with specified characteristics.

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