b1sk1
Rate current relationship with children

Pre-question:This section asks about your relationship with your children, whether they are biological, step, or adopted.
Question:Using a scale from 0 to 10 where 0 means "worst possible relationship" and 10 means "the best possible relationship," how would you rate your overall relationship with your children these days?

ValueLabelFrequency
0WORST12
110
213
322
413
592
692
7296
8721
9949
10BEST1241
98REFUSED31
99INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 0 - 10
Summary:
ValidInvalid
34611502
Forward:IF R DOES NOT HAVE CHILDREN, OR IF R'S CHILDREN ARE DECEASED, GO TO b1sl1.
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b1sk2
Rate relatnshp w/ children ten years ago

Question:Looking back ten years ago, how would you rate your overall relationship with your children at that time using the same 0 to 10 scale? (If you had no children ten years ago, check "Does not apply".)

ValueLabelFrequency
0WORST7
17
29
334
443
5139
6191
7356
8599
9783
10BEST1044
98DOES NOT APPLY271
998REFUSED9
999INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 0 - 98
Summary:
ValidInvalid
34831480
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b1sk3
Rate reltnshp w/ children ten yrs future

Question:Looking ahead ten years into the future, what do you expect your overall relationship with your children will be like at that time?

ValueLabelFrequency
0WORST16
17
212
311
413
562
647
7175
8544
91063
10BEST1522
98REFUSED20
99INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 0 - 10
Summary:
ValidInvalid
34721491
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b1sk4
Rate control over relatnship w/ children

Question:Using a 0 to 10 scale where 0 means "no control at all" and 10 means "very much control," how would you rate the amount of control you have over your overall relationship with your children these days?

ValueLabelFrequency
0NONE96
144
261
392
480
5332
6215
7404
8653
9650
10VERY MUCH839
98REFUSED26
99INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 0 - 10
Summary:
ValidInvalid
34661497
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b1sk5
Rate thought/effort reltnshp w/ children

Question:Using a 0 to 10 scale where 0 means "no thought or effort" and 10 means "very much thought and effort," how much thought and effort do you put into your overall relationship with your children these days?

ValueLabelFrequency
0NONE17
124
217
341
443
5157
6133
7316
8635
9747
10VERY MUCH1346
98REFUSED16
99INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 0 - 10
Summary:
ValidInvalid
34761487
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b1sk6a
Feel good about opportunities for child

Question:Please indicate the degree to which each of the following statements is true of you in general - I FEEL GOOD ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITIES I HAVE BEEN ABLE TO PROVIDE FOR MY CHILDREN.

ValueLabelFrequency
1NOT TRUE AT ALL60
2A LITTLE BIT TRUE314
3MODERATELY TRUE1350
4EXTREMELY TRUE1751
8REFUSED17
9INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 1 - 4
Summary:
ValidInvalid
34751488
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b1sk6b
Family life w/ children more negative

Question:Please indicate the degree to which each of the following statements is true of you in general - IT SEEMS TO ME THAT FAMILY LIFE WITH MY CHILDREN HAS BEEN

ValueLabelFrequency
1NOT TRUE AT ALL2812
2A LITTLE BIT TRUE452
3MODERATELY TRUE143
4EXTREMELY TRUE63
8REFUSED22
9INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 1 - 4
Summary:
ValidInvalid
34701493
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b1sk6c
Problems with children caused shame

Question:Please indicate the degree to which each of the following statements is true of you in general - PROBLEMS WITH MY CHILDREN HAVE CAUSED ME SHAME AND EMBARRASSMENT AT TIMES.

ValueLabelFrequency
1NOT TRUE AT ALL2496
2A LITTLE BIT TRUE733
3MODERATELY TRUE172
4EXTREMELY TRUE73
8REFUSED18
9INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 1 - 4
Summary:
ValidInvalid
34741489
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b1sk6d
No resources for fun things w/ children

Question:Please indicate the degree to which each of the following statements is true of you in general - AS A FAMILY, WE HAVE NOT HAD THE RESOURCES TO DO MANY FUN THINGS TOGETHER WITH THE CHILDREN.

ValueLabelFrequency
1NOT TRUE AT ALL1948
2A LITTLE BIT TRUE827
3MODERATELY TRUE490
4EXTREMELY TRUE208
8REFUSED19
9INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 1 - 4
Summary:
ValidInvalid
34731490
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b1sk6e
Do for children as much as others

Question:Please indicate the degree to which each of the following statements is true of you in general - I BELIEVE I HAVE BEEN ABLE TO DO AS MUCH FOR MY CHILDREN AS MOST OTHER PEOPLE.

ValueLabelFrequency
1NOT TRUE AT ALL228
2A LITTLE BIT TRUE447
3MODERATELY TRUE1216
4EXTREMELY TRUE1583
8REFUSED18
9INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 1 - 4
Summary:
ValidInvalid
34741489
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b1sk6f
Pride about what able to do for children

Question:Please indicate the degree to which each of the following statements is true of you in general - I FEEL A LOT OF PRIDE ABOUT WHAT I HAVE BEEN ABLE TO DO FOR MY CHILDREN.

ValueLabelFrequency
1NOT TRUE AT ALL189
2A LITTLE BIT TRUE390
3MODERATELY TRUE1139
4EXTREMELY TRUE1757
8REFUSED17
9INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 1 - 4
Summary:
ValidInvalid
34751488
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b1spifam
Perceived Ineqaulity in Family

ValueLabelFrequency
8Not calculated (Due to missing data)11
9NOT CALCULATED (Does not apply)540
Range of valid values: 1 - 4
Summary:
ValidInvalidMinMaxMeanStdDev
34811482141.580.507


b1sk7a1
R stop working to care for children

Question:Next, we are interested in how having children may have changed your work situation. Which of the following changes did you and/or your spouse make because you were living with children? (If you did not have a spouse or partner at any time during the years you raised (have been raising) children, circle "3" for those questions.) - DID YOU STOP WORKING AT A JOB TO STAY HOME AND CARE FOR THE CHILDREN?

ValueLabelFrequency
1YES1148
2NO2137
8REFUSED207
9INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 1 - 2
Summary:
ValidInvalid
32851678
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b1sk7a2
SP stop working to care for children

Question:Next, we are interested in how having children may have changed your work situation. Which of the following changes did you and/or your spouse make because you were living with children? (If you did not have a spouse or partner at any time during the years you raised (have been raising) children, circle "3" for those questions.) - DID YOUR SPOUSE STOP WORKING AT A JOB TO STAY HOME AND CARE FOR THE CHILDREN?

ValueLabelFrequency
1YES793
2NO2013
3DOES NOT APPLY432
8REFUSED254
9INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 1 - 3
Summary:
ValidInvalid
32381725
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b1sk7b1
R cut back hours to care for children

Question:Next, we are interested in how having children may have changed your work situation. Which of the following changes did you and/or your spouse make because you were living with children? (If you did not have a spouse or partner at any time during the years you raised (have been raising) children, circle "3" for those questions.) - DID YOU CUT BACK ON THE NUMBER OF HOURS WORKED AT A JOB TO CARE FOR THE CHILDREN?

ValueLabelFrequency
1YES873
2NO2304
8REFUSED315
9INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 1 - 2
Summary:
ValidInvalid
31771786
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b1sk7b2
SP cut back hours to care for children

Question:Next, we are interested in how having children may have changed your work situation. Which of the following changes did you and/or your spouse make because you were living with children? (If you did not have a spouse or partner at any time during the years you raised (have been raising) children, circle "3" for those questions.) - DID YOUR SPOUSE CUT BACK ON THE NUMBER OF HOURS WORKED AT A JOB TO CARE FOR THE CHILDREN?

ValueLabelFrequency
1YES635
2NO1995
3DOES NOT APPLY594
8REFUSED268
9INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 1 - 3
Summary:
ValidInvalid
32241739
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b1sk7c1
R work longer hours meet child needs

Question:Next, we are interested in how having children may have changed your work situation. Which of the following changes did you and/or your spouse make because you were living with children? (If you did not have a spouse or partner at any time during the years you raised (have been raising) children, circle "3" for those questions.) - DID YOU WORK LONGER HOURS TO MEET THE ADDED EXPENSES OF HAVING CHILDREN?

ValueLabelFrequency
1YES990
2NO2198
8REFUSED304
9INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 1 - 2
Summary:
ValidInvalid
31881775
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b1sk7c2
SP work longer hours meet child needs

Question:Next, we are interested in how having children may have changed your work situation. Which of the following changes did you and/or your spouse make because you were living with children? (If you did not have a spouse or partner at any time during the years you raised (have been raising) children, circle "3" for those questions.) - DID YOUR SPOUSE WORK LONGER HOURS TO MEET THE ADDED EXPENSES OF HAVING CHILDREN?

ValueLabelFrequency
1YES722
2NO1900
3DOES NOT APPLY596
8REFUSED274
9INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 1 - 3
Summary:
ValidInvalid
32181745
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b1sk7d1
R switch to different job for children

Question:Next, we are interested in how having children may have changed your work situation. Which of the following changes did you and/or your spouse make because you were living with children? (If you did not have a spouse or partner at any time during the years you raised (have been raising) children, circle "3" for those questions.) - DID YOU SWITCH TO A DIFFERENT JOB THAT WAS LESS DEMANDING OR MORE FLEXIBLE TO BE MORE AVAILABLE TO THE CHILDREN?

ValueLabelFrequency
1YES615
2NO2569
8REFUSED308
9INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 1 - 2
Summary:
ValidInvalid
31841779
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b1sk7d2
SP switch to different job for children

Question:Next, we are interested in how having children may have changed your work situation. Which of the following changes did you and/or your spouse make because you were living with children? (If you did not have a spouse or partner at any time during the years you raised (have been raising) children, circle "3" for those questions.) - DID YOUR SPOUSE SWITCH TO A DIFFERENT JOB THAT WAS LESS DEMANDING OR MORE FLEXIBLE TO BE MORE AVAILABLE TO THE CHILDREN?

ValueLabelFrequency
1YES374
2NO2196
3DOES NOT APPLY634
8REFUSED288
9INAPP540
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 1 - 3
Summary:
ValidInvalid
32041759
Forward:IF R HAS CHILDREN 13 YEARS OLD OR YOUNGER LIVING IN R'S HOUSEHOLD, GO TO b1sk8. OTHERWISE, GO TO L1.
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b1sk8
Days R change schedule for childcare

Question:In the past three months, how many days did you change or drop your normal schedule to stay home or to make different arrangements for childcare when a child was ill, or the usual caregiver was not available, or a day care center or school was closed? (Your best estimate is fine. If this did not happen in the past three months, enter "0".)

ValueLabelFrequency
98REFUSED27
99INAPP3085
Range of valid values: 0 - 45
Summary:
ValidInvalidMinMaxMeanStdDev
92040430451.5874.484
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b1sk9
Days SP change schedule for childcare

Question:In the past three months, how many days did your spouse or partner change or drop his or her normal schedule for the same reason? (If none, or if you have no spouse or partner, enter "0".)

ValueLabelFrequency
98REFUSED35
99INAPP3094
Range of valid values: 0 - 90
Summary:
ValidInvalidMinMaxMeanStdDev
90340600901.1794.306
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b1sk10
Provide childcare stressful (school yr)

Question:To what extent has providing child care coverage been a serious or stressful problem for you during this current (or most recent) school year?

ValueLabelFrequency
1VERY SERIOUS/STRESSFUL15
2SOMEWHAT SERIOUS/STRESSFUL54
3A LITTLE SERIOUS/STRESSFUL174
4NOT AT ALL SERIOUS/STRESSFUL631
8REFUSED64
9INAPP3094
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 1 - 4
Summary:
ValidInvalid
8744089
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b1sk11
Provide childcare stressful (summer)

Question:What about during last summer -- to what extent was providing child care coverage a serious or stressful problem for you when your children were not in school?

ValueLabelFrequency
1VERY SERIOUS/STRESSFUL22
2SOMEWHAT SERIOUS/STRESSFUL56
3A LITTLE SERIOUS/STRESSFUL160
4NOT AT ALL SERIOUS/STRESSFUL629
8REFUSED71
9INAPP3094
.System-missing (Did not complete SAQ)931
Range of valid values: 1 - 4
Summary:
ValidInvalid
8674096
Forward:IF R IS MARRIED, OR LIVING WITH A PARTNER IN A MARRIAGE-LIKE RELATIONSHIP, GO TO b1sl1. IF R DOES NOT CURRENTLY HAVE A SPOUSE OR PARTNER, GO TO b1sm1.
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