Name: Marital Status Data

 

Abstract:  This study will investigate possible relationships between marital status and socioeconomic factors such as race, gender, age, and annual income.  The data was collected cumulatively from the General Social Survey (GSS), which was obtained from the University of Chicago from 1972-1994.

 

Variables (column):

  1. Race (0=Non White, 1=White)
  2. Gender (0=Female, 1=Male)
  3. Age (1=18-27, 2=28-37, 3=38-47, 4=48-57, 5=58-67, 6=68-77, 7=78-89)
  4. Total Family Income (1=less than $1000, 2= $1000-2999, 3=$3000-3999, 4=$4000-4999, 5=$5000-5999, 6=$6000-6999, 7=$7000-7999, 8=$8000-9999, 9=$10000-14999, 10=$15000-19999, 11=$20000-24999, 12=$25000+)
  5. Marital Status (1=Married, 2=Widowed, 3=Divorced, 4=Separated, 5=Never Married)
  6. Frequency (for each subgroup and all of their combinations)

 

Possible Uses: Logistic Regression, Proportions

 

References: Stats 310, Spring of 2007