Residents 12 years of age and older
[Questions 16-20 were asked for residents age 12 and older.]
16. Marital status ____
Married to one person (for males)
Married to 2 people (for males)
Married to 3 people (for males)
Married to 4+ people (for males)
In monogamous marriage (for females)
In polygamous marriage (for females)
Divorced or separated
NIU (not in universe)
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.
D) Marriage and children
Column sixteen - marital status:
This is the information concerning the marital status of residents of both sexes age 12 years or older.
Use the following abbreviations:
CEL: single (man or woman);
MA 1: man married to one woman;
MA 2: man married to two women;
MA 3: man married to three women;
MA 4: man married to four women;
MM: woman married to a monogamist;
MP: woman married to a polygamist;
VE: widowed (man or woman);
DS: divorced or separated (man or woman).
This variable indicates the person's marital status.