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Master Marriage History File

The CHNS Marriage History Master File contains information from the Ever-Married Women Surveys. It contains information about marriage and inter-generational linkages. As a longitudinal file, it contains multiple years of data for each individual.  An individual can have from 1 to 8 years of data as designated by the WAVE variable, which contains the survey year, 1991 to 2011 (No marriage history data was collected in 1989).

This file consolidates Marriage History data from 8 survey files:

1989 1991 1993 1997 2000 2004 2006 2009 2011
None EMWMAIN C93EMW1A C97EMW1 C00EMW C04ADULT C06ADULT C09ADULT C11ADULT

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