Indicate the legal situation regardless of your marital situation.
 1 Single
 2 Married (Go to question 8)
 3 Separated, but still legally married
 4 Widowed
 5 Separated
 6 Divorced
Separated, but still legally married
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.
Question 6- What is your legal marital status?
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You need to record the legal marital status of the person, regardless of their marital situation.
Married- Someone legally married and lives with the respective spouse.
Separated, but still legally married- All people who, after getting married have separated but still have not recognized the separation legally or divorce in court or by the Civil Registry.
Divorced- Someone who after being married opted to dissolve the marriage in court or by the Civil Registry (divorce).
If a person is still legally married but is separated from his/her partner without a legal divorce, you should choose "Separated, but still legally married";
If a person lives in a consensual union and their marital status is single, you should choose the option "Single".
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This variable indicates the legal marital status of the person.