MARRIED/LIVED WITH A MAN ONLY ONCE: In what month and year did you start living with your (husband/partner)?
MARRIED/LIVED WITH A MAN MORE THAN ONCE: Now I would like to ask about your first (husband/partner). In what month and year did you start living with him?
DON'T KNOW MONTH 98
YEAR _____ (GO TO 612)
DON'T KNOW YEAR 9998
First birth prior to first marriage
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.
MARTO1STBORNMO (V221) reports the number of months between the woman's first marriage (i.e., formal marriage or first episode of living with a man) and her first birth. For women whose first birth occurred before their first marriage, this variable is coded as '998.'