General Social Survey C31 MAIN SURVEY- FAMILY

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Family Origins (GU)

Family Origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_R110

The following questions ask about your family when you were growing up.

Family Origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_Q110

When you were born or adopted at birth, were you living with both your birth or adoptive mother and your birth or adoptive father?

  • 1: Yes (Both birth parents)
  • 2: Yes (both adoptive parents at birth)
  • 3: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Family Origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_Q120

Until you were 15, did you mostly live with both of your [birth/adoptive] parents?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Family Origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_Q130

When you were born, did you live with your birth or adoptive mother?

  • 1: Yes (birth mother)
  • 2: Yes (adoptive mother at birth)
  • 3: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Family Origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_Q150

When you were born, did you live with your birth or adoptive father?

  • 1: Yes (birth father)
  • 2: Yes (adoptive father at birth)
  • 3: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Family Origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_Q170

Have your [birth/adoptive] parents ever lived together in a common-law relationship?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Family Origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_Q180

Was that before or after you were born?

  • 1: Before
  • 2: After
  • 3: Both before and after (separated/divorced and repartnered)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Family Origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_Q190

When you were [born/adopted at birth], were your parents married or living together in a common-law relationship?

  • 1: Married
  • 2: Living together in a common-law relationship
  • 3: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Family Origins (GU) - Question identifier:GU_Q210

Were they ever married (to each other)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Parents' of Respondent (PA)

Parents' of Respondent (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q230

Were your parents ever separated?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Parents' of Respondent (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q240

In what year did your parents separate?

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Parents' of Respondent (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q241

How old were you when your parents separated?

Min = 0; Max = 130

Parents' of Respondent (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q330

Are your parents divorced?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Parents' of Respondent (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q340

In what year did your parents divorce?

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Parents' of Respondent (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q341

How old were you when your parents divorced?

Min = 0; Max = 130

Mother block driver (MDR)

Mother is still alive (WWR)

Mother is still alive (WWR) - Question identifier:WWR_Q121

Is your mother still living?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Mother is still alive (WWR) - Question identifier:WWR_Q130

When did she die?

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Mother is still alive (WWR) - Question identifier:WWR_Q131

How old were you when she died?

Min = 000; Max = 130

Mother is still alive (WWR) - Question identifier:WWR_Q230M

In what month and year was [your mother/she] born?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Mother is still alive (WWR) - Question identifier:WWR_Q230Y

(In what month and year was [your mother/she] born?)

Min = 1850; Max = 2017

Mother is still alive (WWR) - Question identifier:WWR_Q231

How old is she now?

Min = 0; Max = 130

Contact with the mother (LAM)

Contact with the mother (LAM) - Question identifier:LAM_Q50

During the past 12 months, did you see her?

  • 1: Daily
  • 2: At least once a week
  • 3: At least once a month
  • 4: Less than once a month
  • 5: Not at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Birthplace of Mother (BPM)

Birthplace of Mother (BPM) - Question identifier:BPM_Q04

In which province or territory?

  • 10: Newfoundland and Labrador
  • 11: Prince Edward Island
  • 12: Nova Scotia
  • 13: New Brunswick
  • 24: Quebec
  • 35: Ontario
  • 46: Manitoba
  • 47: Saskatchewan
  • 48: Alberta
  • 59: British Columbia
  • 60: Yukon
  • 61: Northwest Territories
  • 62: Nunavut
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Education of Mother (EOM)

Education of Mother (EOM) - Question identifier:EOM_Q200

What is the highest certificate, diploma or degree that she has completed? (By mother, we mean the woman who mostly raised you.)

  • 1: Less than high school diploma or its equivalent
  • 2: High school diploma or a high school equivalency
    certificate
  • 3: Trade certificate or diploma
  • 4: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma
    (other than trades certificates or diplomas)
  • 5: University certificate or diploma below the bachelor's level
  • 6: Bachelor's degree (e.g. B.A., B.Sc., LL.B.)
  • 7: University certificate, diploma or degree above the
    bachelor's level
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Father is still alive (MWR)

Father is still alive (MWR) - Question identifier:MWR_Q121

Is your father still living?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Father is still alive (MWR) - Question identifier:MWR_Q130

When did he die?

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Father is still alive (MWR) - Question identifier:MWR_Q131

How old were you when he died?

Min = 000; Max = 130

Father is still alive (MWR) - Question identifier:MWR_Q230M

In what month and year was [your father] born?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Father is still alive (MWR) - Question identifier:MWR_Q230Y

(In what month and year was [your father] born?)

Min = 1850; Max = 2017

Father is still alive (MWR) - Question identifier:MWR_Q231

How old is he now?

Min = 0; Max = 130

Contact with the father (LAF)

Contact with the father (LAF) - Question identifier:LAF_Q50

During the past 12 months, did you see him?

  • 1: Daily
  • 2: At least once a week
  • 3: At least once a month
  • 4: Less than once a month
  • 5: Not at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Birthplace of Father (BPF)

Birthplace of Father (BPF) - Question identifier:BPF_Q10

In which province or territory?

  • 10: Newfoundland and Labrador
  • 11: Prince Edward Island
  • 12: Nova Scotia
  • 13: New Brunswick
  • 24: Quebec
  • 35: Ontario
  • 46: Manitoba
  • 47: Saskatchewan
  • 48: Alberta
  • 59: British Columbia
  • 60: Yukon
  • 61: Northwest Territories
  • 62: Nunavut
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Education of Respondent's Father (EOF)

Education of Respondent's Father (EOF) - Question identifier:EOF_Q200

What is the highest certificate, diploma or degree that he has completed? (By father, we mean the man who mostly raised you.)

  • 1: Less than high school diploma or its equivalent
  • 2: High school diploma or a high school equivalency
    certificate
  • 3: Trade certificate or diploma
  • 4: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma
    (other than trades certificates or diplomas)
  • 5: University certificate or diploma below the bachelor's level
  • 6: Bachelor's degree (e.g. B.A., B.Sc., LL.B.)
  • 7: University certificate, diploma or degree above the
    bachelor's level
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Grandparents of Respondent (GPR)

Grandparents of Respondent (GPR) - Question identifier:GPR_R100

The next questions are about your grandparents.

Grandparents of Respondent (GPR) - Question identifier:GPR_Q105

Are any of your grandparents still living?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Grandparents of Respondent (GPR) - Question identifier:GPR_Q110

Which [grandparents/ones] are still living?

  • 11: Mother's mother
  • 12: Mother's father
  • 13: Father's mother
  • 14: Father's father
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN)

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q110

Have you left your parents' home more than once to live on your own? (By parents, we mean the people who mostly raised you.)

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Respondent never left parents home
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q120

In total, how many times did you leave your parents' home to live on your own?

Min = 1; Max = 20

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q210M

In what month and year did you first leave your parents' home to live on your own?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q210Y

(In what month and year did you first leave your parents' home to live on your own?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q211

How old were you when you first left your parents' home to live on your own?

Min = 15; Max = 75

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q220

What were the main reasons for this first move? Was it...?

  • 11: To attend school
  • 12: To move because of a job
  • 13: To get married or live with a partner
  • 14: To be independent or to move into your own place
  • 15: Because you immigrated to Canada
  • 16: Because of family problems or conflict
  • 17: To travel
  • 18: For some other reason
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q230M

In what month and year did you start living with your parent(s) again for the first time?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q230Y

(In what month and year did you start living with your parent(s) again for the first time?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q231

How old were you when you started living with your parent(s) again for the first time?

Min = 15; Max = 75

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q240

What were the main reasons for returning to your parents' home?

  • 11: Job ended
  • 12: Other reasons related to employment (new job, transfer, etc.)
  • 13: Relationship ended
  • 14: Financial reasons
  • 15: Obtained degree (or diploma) or left school
  • 16: End of school term (year)
  • 17: Other reasons related to school
  • 18: To help/care for parents
  • 19: Family reasons (missed home or parents, loneliness, family reconciliation, etc.)
  • 20: Reasons related to housing (problems with apartment or roomates, moving, etc.)
  • 21: Other reasons
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q310M

In what month and year did you last leave your parents' home to live on your own?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q310Y

(In what month and year did you last leave your parents' home to live on your own?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q311

How old were you when you last left your parents' home to live on your own?

Min = 15; Max = 75

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q320

What were the main reasons for this last move? Was it...?

  • 11: To attend school
  • 12: To move because of a job
  • 13: To get married or live with a partner
  • 14: To be independent or to move into your own place
  • 15: Because you immigrated to Canada
  • 16: Because of family problems or conflict
  • 17: To travel
  • 18: For some other reason
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q510M

In what month and year did you last live with one or both of your parents? (By parents, we mean the people who mostly raised you.)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q510Y

(In what month and year did you last live with one or both of your parents? By parents, we mean the people who mostly raised you.)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q511

How old were you when you last lived with one or both of your parents?

Min = 15; Max = 75

Leaving household (parent not in household) (LHN) - Question identifier:LHN_Q520

What were the main reasons for your move? Was it...?

  • 11: To attend school
  • 12: To move because of a job
  • 13: To get married or live with a partner
  • 14: To be independent or to move into your own place
  • 15: Because you immigrated to Canada
  • 16: Because of family problems or conflict
  • 17: To travel
  • 18: For some other reason
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH)

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q110

Have you always lived with at least one of your parents? (By parents, we mean the people who mostly raised you.)

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q120

How many times did you leave home to live on your own?

Min = 1; Max = 95

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q210M

In what month and year did you first leave home to live on your own?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q210Y

(In what month and year did you first leave home to live on your own?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q211

How old were you when you first left home to live on your own?

Min = 15; Max = 75

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q220

What were the main reasons for this first move? Was it...?

  • 11: To attend school
  • 12: To move because of a job
  • 13: To get married or live with a partner
  • 14: To be independent or to move into your own place
  • 15: Because you immigrated to Canada
  • 16: Because of family problems or conflict
  • 17: To travel
  • 18: For some other reason
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q230M

In what month and year did you start living with your parent(s) again for the first time?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q230Y

(In what month and year did you start living with your parent(s) again for the first time?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q231

How old were you when you started living with your parent(s) again for the first time?

Min = 15; Max = 75

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q240

What were the main reasons for returning home?

  • 11: Job ended
  • 12: Other reasons related to employment (new job, transfer, etc.)
  • 13: Relationship ended
  • 14: Financial reasons
  • 15: Obtained degree (or diploma) or left school
  • 16: End of school term (year)
  • 17: Other reasons related to school
  • 18: To help/care for parents
  • 19: Family reasons (missed home or parents, loneliness, family reconciliation, etc.)
  • 20: Reasons related to housing (problems with apartment or roomates, moving, etc.)
  • 21: Other reasons
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q310M

In what month and year did you last leave home to live on your own?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q310Y

(In what month and year did you last leave home to live on your own?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q311

How old were you when you last left home to live on your own?

Min = 15; Max = 75

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q320

What were the main reasons for this last move? Was it...?

  • 11: To attend school
  • 12: To move because of a job
  • 13: To get married or live with a partner
  • 14: To be independent or to move into your own place
  • 15: Because you immigrated to Canada
  • 16: Because of family problems or conflict
  • 17: To travel
  • 18: For some other reason
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q330M

In what month and year did you start living with your parent(s) again for the last time?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 95: Parents have joined the respondent's household
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q330Y

(In what month and year did you start living with your parent(s) again for the last time?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q331

How old were you when you started living with your parent(s) again for the last time?

Min = 15; Max = 75

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q340

What were the main reasons for returning home?

  • 11: Job ended
  • 12: Other reasons related to employment (new job, transfer, etc.)
  • 13: Relationship ended
  • 14: Financial reasons
  • 15: Obtained degree (or diploma) or left school
  • 16: End of school term (year)
  • 17: Other reasons related to school
  • 18: To help/care for parents
  • 19: Family reasons (missed home or parents, loneliness, family reconciliation, etc.)
  • 20: Reasons related to housing (problems with apartment or roomates, moving, etc.)
  • 21: Other reasons
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q410M

In what month and year did you leave home to live on your own?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q410Y

(In what month and year did you leave home to live on your own?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q411

How old were you when you left home to live on your own?

Min = 15; Max = 75

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q420

What were the main reasons for this move? Was it...?

  • 11: To attend school
  • 12: To move because of a job
  • 13: To get married or live with a partner
  • 14: To be independent or to move into your own place
  • 15: Because you immigrated to Canada
  • 16: Because of family problems or conflict
  • 17: To travel
  • 18: For some other reason
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q430M

In what month and year did you start living with your parent(s) again?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 95: Parents have joined the respondent's household
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q430Y

(In what month and year did you start living with your parent(s) again?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q431

How old were you when you started living with your parent(s) again?

Min = 15; Max = 75

Leaving household (Parent in household) (LHH) - Question identifier:LHH_Q440

What were the main reasons for returning home?

  • 11: Job ended
  • 12: Other reasons related to employment (new job, transfer, etc.)
  • 13: Relationship ended
  • 14: Financial reasons
  • 15: Obtained degree (or diploma) or left school
  • 16: End of school term (year)
  • 17: Other reasons related to school
  • 18: To help/care for parents
  • 19: Family reasons (missed home or parents, loneliness, family reconciliation, etc.)
  • 20: Reasons related to housing (problems with apartment or roomates, moving, etc.)
  • 21: Other reasons
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Confirm legal marital status of respondent (CMR)

Confirm legal marital status of respondent (CMR) - Question identifier:CMR_Q100

I'd like to confirm your marital status. Are you [married/living common-law/widowed/separated, but still legally married]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Confirm legal marital status of respondent (CMR) - Question identifier:CMR_Q110

What is your marital status? Are you...?

  • 1: Married
  • 2: Living common-law
  • 3: Widowed
  • 4: Separated, but still legally married
  • 5: Divorced
  • 6: Single, never married
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current Marriage (MA0)

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_R102

The next questions are about marriages and common-law partnerships.

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q102

What is your current legal marital status? Are you...?

  • 1: Never legally married (single)
  • 2: Legally married (and not separated)
  • 3: Separated but still legally married
  • 4: Divorced
  • 5: Widowed
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q108

Have you ever lived with a common-law partner, even if it was for less than 1 year?

All common-law relationships are self-reported and refer to unions of any length.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q109M

In what month and year did you separate (from the spouse you are still married to)?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q109Y

(In what month and year did you separate (from the spouse you are still married to)?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q110

How old were you when you separated from your current spouse?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q111M

In what month and year did you get married?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q111Y

(In what month and year did you get married?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q112

How old were you when you got married?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q120

What was your spouse's marital status before entering into this marriage? Was [he/she]...?

  • 1: Widowed
  • 2: Divorced
  • 3: Never legally married (single)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q130M

In what month and year was your spouse born?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q130Y

(In what month and year was your spouse born?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q131

How old is your spouse?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q133

Were any children born or adopted during this marriage?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q135

Does your spouse have any children from a previous relationship?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q136

How many?

Min = 1; Max = 20

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q137

[Is this child 18 years of age or younger?/Are any of these children 18 years of age or younger?]

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q138

How many?

Min = 1; Max = 20

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q139

Have you ever lived in the same household with [any of these children/this child]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q150

Did you and your spouse live in a common-law relationship before getting married?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q160M

In what month and year did you and your current spouse begin to live together?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q160Y

(In what month and year did you and your current spouse begin to live together?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q161

How old were you when you and that spouse began to live together?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q162M

In what month and year did you and your current spouse begin to live together?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q162Y

(In what month and year did you and your current spouse begin to live together?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q163

How old were you when you and your current spouse began to live together?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Current Marriage (MA0) - Question identifier:MA0_Q220

Is this your first marriage?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

First Marriage (MA1)

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q110M

In what month and year was your first marriage?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q110Y

(In what month and year was your first marriage?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q111

How old were you at your first marriage?

Min = 10; Max = 130

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q130M

In what month and year was your first spouse born?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q130Y

(In what month and year was your first spouse born?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q131

How old was your first spouse when you got married?

Min = 10; Max = 130

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q150

Did you and your first spouse live in a common-law relationship before getting married?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q160M

In what month and year did you and your first spouse begin to live together?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q160Y

(In what month and year did you and your first spouse begin to live together?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q161

How old were you when you and your first spouse began to live together?

Min = 10; Max = 130

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q165

Were any children born or adopted during your first union?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q170

Did your first marriage end in...?

  • 1: Separation and then divorce or annulment
  • 2: Separation and then death of spouse
  • 3: Death of spouse
  • 4: Divorce or annulment without separation
  • 5: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q180M

In what month and year did the last separation happen?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 95: No separation prior to divorce or annulment
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q180Y

(In what month and year did the last separation happen?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q181

How old were you when the last separation happened?

Min = 10; Max = 130

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q190M

In what month and year was the divorce or annulment final?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q190Y

(In what month and year was the divorce or annulment final?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q191

How old were you when the divorce or annulment was final?

Min = 10; Max = 130

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q210M

In what month and year did your first spouse pass away?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q210Y

(In what month and year did your first spouse pass away?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q211

How old were you when your first spouse passed away?

Min = 10; Max = 130

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q220

Is your current marriage your second?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

First Marriage (MA1) - Question identifier:MA1_Q230

Have you been legally married a second time?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Second Marriage (MA2)

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q110M

In what month and year was your second marriage?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q110Y

(In what month and year was your second marriage?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q111

How old were you at your second marriage?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q130M

In what month and year was your second spouse born?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q130Y

(In what month and year was your second spouse born?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q131

How old was your second spouse when you got married?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q150

Did you and your second spouse live in a common-law relationship before getting married?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q160M

In what month and year did you and your second spouse begin to live together?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q160Y

(In what month and year did you and your second spouse begin to live together?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q161

How old were you when you and your second spouse began to live together?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q165

Were any children born or adopted during your second union?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q170

Did your second marriage end in...?

  • 1: Separation and then divorce or annulment
  • 2: Separation and then death of spouse
  • 3: Death of spouse
  • 4: Divorce or annulment without separation
  • 5: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q180M

In what month and year did the last separation happen?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 95: No separation prior to divorce or annulment
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q180Y

(In what month and year did the last separation happen?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q181

How old were you when the last separation happened?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q190M

In what month and year was the divorce or annulment final?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q190Y

(In what month and year was the divorce or annulment final?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q191

How old were you when the divorce or annulment was final?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q210M

In what month and year did your second spouse pass away?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q210Y

(In what month and year did your second spouse pass away?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q211

How old were you when your second spouse passed away?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q220

Is your current marriage your third?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Second Marriage (MA2) - Question identifier:MA2_Q230

Have you been legally married a third time?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Third Marriage (MA3)

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q110M

In what month and year was your third marriage?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q110Y

(In what month and year was your third marriage?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q111

How old were you at your third marriage?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q130M

In what month and year was your third spouse born?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q130Y

(In what month and year was your third spouse born?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q131

How old was your third spouse when you got married?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q150

Did you and your third spouse live in a common-law relationship before getting married?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q160M

In what month and year did you and your third spouse begin to live together?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q160Y

(In what month and year did you and your third spouse begin to live together?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q161

How old were you when you and your third spouse began to live together?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q165

Were any children born or adopted during your third union?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q170

Did your third marriage end in...?

  • 1: Separation and then divorce or annulment
  • 2: Separation and then death of spouse
  • 3: Death of spouse
  • 4: Divorce or annulment without separation
  • 5: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q180M

In what month and year did the last separation happen?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 95: No separation prior to divorce or annulment
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q180Y

(In what month and year did the last separation happen?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q181

How old were you when the last separation happened?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q190M

In what month and year was the divorce or annulment final?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q190Y

(In what month and year was the divorce or annulment final?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q191

How old were you when the divorce or annulment was final?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q210M

In what month and year did your third spouse pass away?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q210Y

(In what month and year did your third spouse pass away?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q211

How old were you when your third spouse passed away?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Third Marriage (MA3) - Question identifier:MA3_Q300

In total, how many times have you been legally married?

Min = 1; Max = 20

Current common-law union (CU0)

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q102

Are you now living with a common-law partner?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q107

Have you ever been a partner in a common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q110M

In what month and year did you and your current partner begin to live together?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q110Y

(In what month and year did you and your current partner begin to live together?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q111

How old were you when you and your current partner began living together?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q120

What was your partner's marital status before entering into this relationship? Was [he/she]...?

  • 1: Widowed
  • 2: Separated, but still legally married
  • 3: Divorced
  • 4: Never legally married (single)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q130M

In what month and year was [he/she] born?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q130Y

(In what month and year was [he/she] born?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q131

How old is [he/she]?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q132

Were any children born or adopted during this relationship?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q133

Did your partner live common-law with anyone else before entering into this relationship?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q135

Does your partner have any children from a previous relationship?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q136

How many?

Min = 1; Max = 20

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q137

[Are any of these children/Is this child] 18 years of age or younger?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q138

How many?

Min = 1; Max = 20

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q139

Have you ever lived in the same household with [any of these children/this child]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current common-law union (CU0) - Question identifier:CU0_Q220

Have you had a previous common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

First Common-law Union (CU1)

First Common-law Union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q110M

In what month and year did you begin your first common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

First Common-law Union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q110Y

(In what month and year did you begin your first common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

First Common-law Union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q111

How old were you when you began your first common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

Min = 10; Max = 130

First Common-law Union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q130M

In what month and year was your first partner born?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

First Common-law Union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q130Y

(In what month and year was your first partner born?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

First Common-law Union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q131

How old was he/she when you entered into this union?

Min = 10; Max = 130

First Common-law Union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q170

Did this union end by separation or by the death of your partner?

  • 1: Separation
  • 2: Death of partner
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

First Common-law Union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q180M

In what month and year did this occur?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

First Common-law Union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q180Y

(In what month and year did this occur?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

First Common-law Union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q181

How old were you when this occurred?

Min = 10; Max = 130

First Common-law Union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q190

Were any children born or adopted during this relationship?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

First Common-law Union (CU1) - Question identifier:CU1_Q230

Have you been a partner in any other common-law relationships that were not followed by marriage?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Second Common-law Union (CU2)

Second Common-law Union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q110M

In what month and year did you begin your second common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Second Common-law Union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q110Y

(In what month and year did you begin your second common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Second Common-law Union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q111

How old were you when you began your second common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Second Common-law Union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q130M

In what month and year was your second partner born?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Second Common-law Union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q130Y

(In what month and year was your second partner born?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Second Common-law Union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q131

How old was he/she when you entered into this union?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Second Common-law Union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q170

Did this union end by separation or by the death of your partner?

  • 1: Separation
  • 2: Death of partner
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Second Common-law Union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q180M

In what month and year did this occur?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Second Common-law Union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q180Y

(In what month and year did this occur?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Second Common-law Union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q181

How old were you when this occurred?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Second Common-law Union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q190

Were any children born or adopted during this relationship?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Second Common-law Union (CU2) - Question identifier:CU2_Q230

Have you been a partner in any other common-law relationships that were not followed by marriage?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Third Common-law Union (CU3)

Third Common-law Union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q110M

In what month and year did you begin your third common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Third Common-law Union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q110Y

(In what month and year did you begin your third common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Third Common-law Union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q111

How old were you when you began your third common-law relationship that was not followed by marriage?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Third Common-law Union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q130M

In what month and year was your third partner born?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Third Common-law Union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q130Y

(In what month and year was your third partner born?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Third Common-law Union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q131

How old was he/she when you began this union?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Third Common-law Union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q170

Did this union end by separation or by the death of your partner?

  • 1: Separation
  • 2: Death of partner
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Third Common-law Union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q180M

In what month and year did this occur?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Third Common-law Union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q180Y

(In what month and year did this occur?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Third Common-law Union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q181

How old were you when this occurred?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Third Common-law Union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q190

Were any children born or adopted during this relationship?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Third Common-law Union (CU3) - Question identifier:CU3_Q230

In total, how many times have you been a partner in common-law relationships that were not followed by marriage?

Min = 1; Max = 20

Living apart together (LAT)

Living apart together (LAT) - Question identifier:LAT_Q120

Are you currently in an intimate couple relationship with someone you are not living with?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Living apart together (LAT) - Question identifier:LAT_Q121M

In what month and year did this relationship start?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Living apart together (LAT) - Question identifier:LAT_Q121Y

(In what month and year did this relationship start?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Living apart together (LAT) - Question identifier:LAT_Q122

How old were you when this relationship started?

Min = 15; Max = 130

Living apart together (LAT) - Question identifier:LAT_Q123A

Is your partner male or female?

  • 1: Male
  • 2: Female
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Living apart together (LAT) - Question identifier:LAT_Q123M

In what month and year was [he/she] born?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Living apart together (LAT) - Question identifier:LAT_Q123Y

(In what month and year was [he/she] born?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Living apart together (LAT) - Question identifier:LAT_Q124

How old is [he/she]?

Min = 15; Max = 130

Living apart together (LAT) - Question identifier:LAT_Q140

Does [he/she] have children from a previous marriage or relationship?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Living apart together (LAT) - Question identifier:LAT_Q141

Does [he/she] live with one or more of [his/her/their] children, either full-time or not?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH)

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_R125

You have mentioned that you are [married/living in a common-law relationship], but your [spouse/partner] is not currently living with you.

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q125A

Is your [spouse/partner] male or female?

  • 1: Male
  • 2: Female
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q125B

What is the reason why you are living apart? Is it because...?

  • 1: You and your [spouse/partner] decided to live apart
  • 2: You want to live apart
  • 3: Your [spouse/partner] wants to live apart
  • 4: You are constrained by circumstances
  • 5: We have not considered the idea to live together
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q126

What is the main reason why you want to live apart? Is it...?

  • 1: For financial reasons
  • 2: To keep independence
  • 3: Because of children
  • 4: Because you are not yet ready for living together
  • 5: For some other reason
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q127

What is the main reason why you and your [spouse/partner] both want to live apart? Is it...?

  • 1: For financial reasons
  • 2: To keep independence
  • 3: Because of children
  • 4: Because you are not yet ready for living together
  • 5: For some other reason
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q128

What is the main reason why your [spouse/partner] wants to live apart? Is it...?

  • 1: For financial reasons
  • 2: To keep independence
  • 3: Because of children
  • 4: Because [he/she] is not yet ready for living together
  • 5: For some other reason
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q129

What is the main circumstance?

  • 01: Work circumstances
  • 02: Studies circumstances
  • 03: Financial circumstances
  • 04: Housing circumstances
  • 05: Legal circumstances
  • 06: Child circumstances
  • 07: The [spouse/partner] is in a nursing home
  • 08: The [spouse/partner] is in a medical care facility
  • 09: The [spouse/partner] has not immigrated to the country
  • 10: Recent relationship
  • 11: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q131A

Approximately, how many kilometers is your residence from [his/hers]?

Min = 0; Max = 10000

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q131B

Where does your [spouse/partner] live...?

  • 1: In the same province
  • 2: In a different province or territory
  • 3: In another country
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Characteristics of couples who live apart together (RSH) - Question identifier:RSH_Q133

Do you intend to live with your current [spouse/partner] sometime?

  • 1: Definitely yes
  • 2: Probably yes
  • 3: Probably not
  • 4: No, definitely not
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Reasons why married couples decided to get married rather than continue living in a common-law relationship (MAC)

Reasons why married couples decided to get married rather than continue living in a common-law relationship (MAC) - Question identifier:MAC_Q110

What is the main reason why you married your current spouse rather than [continue to/no text] live in a common-law relationship?

  • 01: To have children/adopt
  • 02: Proof of love and commitment
  • 03: Living together without being married was not socially acceptable
  • 04: To make relationship official
  • 05: Legal protection/financial security
  • 06: Spouse wanted to
  • 07: Next step/logical advancement of the relationship
  • 08: Cultural/moral/religious beliefs
  • 09: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Intentions to get married for people who are not in a couple relationship (MIS)

Intentions to get married for people who are not in a couple relationship (MIS) - Question identifier:MIS_Q120

Do you think you will ever marry?

  • 1: Definitely yes
  • 2: Probably yes
  • 3: Probably not
  • 4: No, definitely not
  • 5: Unsure
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Intentions to get married for people who are not in a couple relationship (MIS) - Question identifier:MIS_Q130

Do you think you will ever marry again?

  • 1: Definitely yes
  • 2: Probably yes
  • 3: Probably not
  • 4: No, definitely not
  • 5: Unsure
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Intentions to get married (for persons who are in an intimate couple relationship or living in common-law) (MIC)

Intentions to get married (for persons who are in an intimate couple relationship or living in common-law) (MIC) - Question identifier:MIC_Q120

Do you think you will ever marry your current partner?

  • 1: Definitely yes
  • 2: Probably yes
  • 3: Probably not
  • 4: No, definitely not
  • 5: Unsure
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Reasons why couples in a relationship plan to get married (MCI)

Reasons why couples in a relationship plan to get married (MCI) - Question identifier:MCI_Q150

What is the most important reason why you intend to marry your current partner ^RATHERTHAN?

  • 01: To have children/adopt
  • 02: Proof of love and commitment
  • 03: Living together without being married was not socially acceptable
  • 04: To make relationship official
  • 05: Legal protection/financial security
  • 06: Spouse wanted to
  • 07: Next step/logical advancement of the relationship
  • 08: Cultural/moral/religious beliefs
  • 09: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Reasons why couples decide not to get married (CLI)

Reasons why couples decide not to get married (CLI) - Question identifier:CLI_Q160

What is the main reason why you intend to continue living in a [common-law/no text] relationship rather than getting married to your current partner?

  • 01: Relationship is too recent/fragile
  • 02: Current situation is fine as is
  • 03: Wedding (preparations, cost)
  • 04: Don't believe in the institution of marriage
  • 05: Maintain financial independance
  • 06: Partner does not want to
  • 07: Does not want to commit (emotionally)
  • 08: Never thought about it
  • 09: Past experiences/Complications related to divorcing
  • 10: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Common-law intention (CUI)

Common-law intention (CUI) - Question identifier:CUI_Q150

Do you think you could ever live in a common-law relationship?

  • 1: Definitely yes
  • 2: Probably yes
  • 3: Probably not
  • 4: No, definitely not
  • 5: Unsure
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Number of children of respondent (COR)

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_R010

Now, the next questions ask about children.

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q015

Have you ever lived with step-children? By step-children we mean children from a former union of a spouse or common-law partner.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q016

How many step-children have you ever lived with? [By step-children we mean children from a former union of a spouse or common-law partner./no text]

Min = 1; Max = 20

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q020

Have you ever adopted children? [(Exclude any step-children that you have previously mentioned.)/no text]

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q021

How many children have you ever adopted? [(Exclude any step-children that you have previously mentioned.)/no text]

Min = 1; Max = 20

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q031

Have you ever fathered a child?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q032

How many children have you ever fathered, including those from any previous union(s)?

Min = 1; Max = 20

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q041

Have you ever given birth to a child?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Gave birth to a child but gave child up for adoption
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q042

How many children have you ever given birth to?

Min = 1; Max = 20

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q045

Before continuing, I would like to make sure that you have [DV_COR_D042 - piNumRespChild] child(ren) who [does not/do not] live in your household.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q060

How many of your [DK/RF/( COR_Q016 + COR_Q021 + COR_Q032 + COR_Q042 )] children are still living?

Min = 0; Max = 60

Number of children of respondent (COR) - Question identifier:COR_Q061

Is your child still living?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI)

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q100

[What is the first name of your child/Starting with the oldest, what is the first name of each of your children/What is the first name of the next child]? (Include those who may have passed away.)

Long Answer Length = 80

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q110

Is or was [child name] male or female?

  • 1: Male
  • 2: Female
  • 3: Knowledge of child is unknown
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q120M

In what month and year was [child name] born?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 95: Knowledge of child is unknown
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q120Y

(In what month and year was [child name] born?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q121

What is [child name]'s age?

Min = 0; Max = 995

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q130

Is or was [child name] a birth, step or adopted child?

  • 1: Birth child
  • 2: Step child
  • 3: Adopted child
  • 4: Knowledge of child is unknown
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q140M

In what month and year did [child name] join your household?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 95: Knowledge of child is unknown
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q140Y

(In what month and year did [child name] join your household?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q141

What age was [child name] when [he/she] joined your household?

Min = 0; Max = 90

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q145

Is [child name] a member of your household?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Deceased
  • 4: Knowledge of child is unknown
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q150

Does [child name] live in your household all the time?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q160

Does [child name] live in your household part of the time?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Deceased
  • 4: Knowledge of child is unknown
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q161

Does [child name] live in your household...?

  • 1: More than 50% of the time
  • 2: About 50% of the time
  • 3: Less than 50% of the time
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q165

Why does [child name] live in your household only part of the time?

  • 1: Shared living arrangement with other parent
  • 2: School related reasons
  • 3: Job related reasons
  • 4: Other - Specify
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Sub-module: Respondent child information (RCI) - Question identifier:RCI_Q170

Who does [child name] live with the rest of the time?

  • 1: Child's birth/adoptive mother
  • 2: Child's birth/adoptive father
  • 3: A relative of the child
  • 4: Parent substitute/foster
  • 5: Child was given up for adoption
  • 6: Friend/spouse/living alone
  • 7: Other - Specify
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Schooling of children (SCO)

Schooling of children (SCO) - Question identifier:SCO_Q10

Does ^piDT_CHILDNAME_E go to school?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Home schooled
  • 4: Child in an institution
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Schooling of children (SCO) - Question identifier:SCO_Q20

In a typical week, does ^piDT_CHILDNAME_E attend school...?

  • 1: Every day
  • 2: Some days
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Schooling of children (SCO) - Question identifier:SCO_Q30

Is it...?

  • 1: Full-days
  • 2: Half-days
  • 3: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Childcare (CC)

Childcare (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q10

In the past 12 months, have you made arrangements for ^piDT_CHILDNAME_E to be looked after because of work or any other reason? Include childcare that is paid or not.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Childcare (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q20

Was that...?

  • 1: On a regular basis
  • 2: On an irregular or occasional basis
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Childcare (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q30

What is the main childcare arrangement you are currently using for ^piDT_CHILDNAME_E? Is it...?

  • 1: In the child's home
  • 2: A home daycare
  • 3: A preschool centre or a nursery school
  • 4: A daycare [or CPE/no text]
  • 5: Before or after school program
  • 6: Another type of childcare
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Childcare (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q40

Is the person taking care of ^piDT_CHILDNAME_E...?

  • 1: A relative
  • 2: A non-relative
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Childcare (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q50

[Is the person providing this care/Is this place] licensed by the government or approved by a family daycare agency?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Childcare (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q60

What is the main reason you chose this type of childcare rather than a different one (for ^piDT_CHILDNAME_E)?

  • 01: Location (close to work, home, school, etc.)
  • 02: Affordable cost
  • 03: Hours of operation
  • 04: Care by someone trustworthy (family member, friend)
  • 05: My other children go (have gone) there
  • 06: Was recommended by someone
  • 07: It is safe
  • 08: Only option available
  • 09: Learning program
  • 10: For the child's socialization
  • 11: Low child-adult ratio/more employees/one on one time
  • 12: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Child care arrangements for pre-school and school-aged children (CCA)

Child care arrangements for pre-school and school-aged children (CCA) - Question identifier:CCA_Q650

In the past month, how often have you used this child care arrangement for ^piDT_CHILDNAME_E?

  • 01: 1 day per week
  • 02: 2 days per week
  • 03: 3 days per week
  • 04: 4 days per week
  • 05: 5 days per week
  • 06: 6 days per week or more
  • 07: A few times a month
  • 08: Not in the last month
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Child care arrangements for pre-school and school-aged children (CCA) - Question identifier:CCA_Q655

For about how many hours per week?

Min = 1; Max = 168

Child care arrangements for pre-school and school-aged children (CCA) - Question identifier:CCA_Q665

On average, how much did you spend on this child care arrangement (for ^piDT_CHILDNAME_E)?

Min = 0.00; Max = 9995.00

Child care arrangements for pre-school and school-aged children (CCA) - Question identifier:CCA_Q670

Are these costs...?

  • 1: Per day
  • 2: Per week
  • 3: Every two weeks
  • 4: Per month
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child care preferences (CP)

Child care preferences (CP) - Question identifier:CP_Q10

If you had the choice, would you prefer to use a form of childcare care for ^piDT_CHILDNAME_E other than the one you are using now?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child care preferences (CP) - Question identifier:CP_Q20

What type of childcare would you prefer to use for [him/her]?

  • 01: Child cared for by respondent or spouse (full-time or part-time)
  • 02: Care in someone's home by a non-relative
  • 03: Care in someone's home by a relative
  • 04: Care in child's home by a non-relative
  • 05: Care in child's home by a relative
  • 06: Daycare centre [or CPE/no text]
  • 07: Before and after school program
  • 08: Nursery school / preschool
  • 09: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Child care preferences (CP) - Question identifier:CP_Q30

What is the main reason you are not using your preferred form of childcare for ^piDT_CHILDNAME_E?

  • 01: The cost is too high
  • 02: The services are too far
  • 03: No places available / on a waiting list
  • 04: Service hours are not flexible
  • 05: Difficulty finding someone trustworthy
  • 06: Services not fitting for child's needs
  • 07: No relatives in the area
  • 08: Cannot afford to stay home
  • 09: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Non users or occasional users of childcare (NUC)

Non users or occasional users of childcare (NUC) - Question identifier:NUC_Q10

What is the main reason you don't use childcare arrangements for ^piDT_CHILDNAME_E?

  • 01: Unemployed
  • 02: Maternity, paternity or parental leave
  • 03: One of the parents' wishes to stay at home with the child
  • 04: Shortage of places / waiting list
  • 05: Doesn't need or doesn't want
  • 06: Work or school schedules are unpredictable and variable (the respondent's or the other parent's schedule)
  • 07: The cost of childcare is too high
  • 08: Childcare is located too far
  • 09: Lack of flexibility of hours of operations
  • 10: Services not adapted to the child's needs
  • 11: Other reason - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Non users or occasional users of childcare (NUC) - Question identifier:NUC_Q20

What is the main reason you don't use childcare arrangements for ^piDT_CHILDNAME_E on a regular basis?

  • 01: Unemployed
  • 02: Maternity, paternity or parental leave
  • 03: One of the parents' wishes to stay at home with the child
  • 04: Shortage of places / waiting list
  • 05: Doesn't need or doesn't want
  • 06: Work or school schedules are unpredictable and variable (the respondent's or the other parent's schedule)
  • 07: The cost of childcare is too high
  • 08: Childcare is located too far
  • 09: Lack of flexibility of hours of operations
  • 10: Services not adapted to the child's needs
  • 11: Other reason - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL)

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q400M

In what month and year did ^piDT_CHILDNAME_E pass away?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q400Y

(In what month and year did ^piDT_CHILDNAME_E pass away?)

Min = 1926; Max = 2017

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q405

Did ^CHLDGENDER_E ever move away from your household?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Respondent left the household
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q410

Has [he/she] ever left home (your household)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Respondent left the household
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q420M

In what month and year did you last leave the household?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q420Y

(In what month and year did you last leave the household?)

Min = 1926; Max = 2017

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q421

How old were you when you last left the household?

Min = 0; Max = 75

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q509M

In what month and year did [he/she] last leave home?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 95: Never lived with child
  • 96: Respondent left the household
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q510M

In what month and year did [he/she] last leave home?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q510Y

(In what month and year did [he/she] last leave home?)

Min = 1926; Max = 2017

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q511

How old was [he/she] when [he/she] last left home?

Min = 0; Max = 75

Sub-module: Respondent's children's home leaving (RCL) - Question identifier:RCL_Q530

What was the reason [he/she] last left your household?

  • 11: To get married, live with a partner or his/her child(ren)
  • 12: Job-related reasons
  • 13: Wanted to live alone
  • 14: Wanted to live with mother/father
  • 15: Wanted to live with relatives (grandparents, etc.) or friend
  • 16: Institution or foster
  • 17: School related reasons
  • 18: Respondent asked child to leave household
  • 19: Because of family problems or conflict
  • 20: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Grandchildren of the respondent (GCH)

Grandchildren of the respondent (GCH) - Question identifier:GCH_Q070

Do you have any grandchildren?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Grandchildren of the respondent (GCH) - Question identifier:GCH_Q071

How many grandchildren do you have?

Min = 1; Max = 20

Grandchildren of the respondent (GCH) - Question identifier:GCH_Q100M

In which month and year did you become a grand[father/mother] for the first time?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Grandchildren of the respondent (GCH) - Question identifier:GCH_Q100Y

(In which month and year did you become a grand[father/mother] for the first time?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Grandchildren of the respondent (GCH) - Question identifier:GCH_Q101

How old were you when you became a grand[father/mother] for the first time?

Min = 20; Max = 130

Fertility Intentions (FI)

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_R100

The next questions are about your intentions to [father] [more/no text] children.

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q100

[Is your spouse/Is your partner/Are you/Are you or your spouse/Are you or your partner] currently pregnant?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q105

Do you intend to have [another/a] child in the next 3 years?

  • 1: Definitely yes
  • 2: Probably yes
  • 3: Probably not
  • 4: No, definitely not
  • 5: Unsure
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q110

Do you intend to have [another/a] child sometime?

  • 1: Definitely yes
  • 2: Probably yes
  • 3: Probably not
  • 4: No, definitely not
  • 5: Unsure
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q120

What is the total number of children that you intend to have [including the child that your spouse/partner is currently expecting/including the child that you or your spouse/partner are currently expecting/including the child that you are currently expecting/including those you have now and the child that your spouse/partner is currently expecting/including those you have now and the child that you or your spouse/partner are currently expecting/including those you have now and the child that you are currently expecting/including those you have now/no text]?

Min = 1; Max = 20

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q130

Have you had an operation or medical procedure that makes it impossible for you to have [another/a] child?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q131

Did you have that operation or medical procedure for contraceptive or medical reasons?

  • 1: Contraception
  • 2: Medical reasons
  • 3: Both
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q132M

In what month and year did you have this operation or medical procedure?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q132Y

(In what month and year did you have this operation or medical procedure?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q133

How old were you when you had this operation or medical procedure?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q140

Some people are not able to have children. Have you ever been told that you cannot have [more/any] children?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q230

Has your ^DT_MSTATUS_E had an operation or medical procedure that makes it impossible for [him/her] to have [another/a] child?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q231

Did your ^DT_MSTATUS_E have that operation or medical procedure for contraceptive or medical reasons?

  • 1: Contraception
  • 2: Medical reasons
  • 3: Both
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q232M

In what month and year did your ^DT_MSTATUS_E have this operation or medical procedure?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q232Y

(In what month and year did your ^DT_MSTATUS_E have this operation or medical procedure?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q233

How old was your ^DT_MSTATUS_E when [he/she] had this operation or medical procedure?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Enter the age of the respondent's spouse/partner at the time this operation or medical procedure took place.

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q240

Has your ^DT_MSTATUS_E been told that [he/she] cannot have [more/any] children?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q500

In the past 12 months, have you or your ^DT_MSTATUS_E used any contraceptive method(s) to prevent a pregnancy?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q505

Are you or your ^DT_MSTATUS_E currently using any contraceptive method(s) to prevent a pregnancy?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Fertility Intentions (FI) - Question identifier:FI_Q510

Please name all of the methods you use.

  • 11: Condom
  • 12: Birth control pill
  • 13: IUD - Intra-uterine device (coil, loop)
  • 14: Diaphragm/Cervical Cap
  • 15: Foam/Cream/ Jelly/Suppository
  • 16: Injectables (e.g. Depo-Provera)
  • 17: Implants (e.g. Norplant)
  • 18: Menstrual cycle monitors (Persona)
  • 19: Withdrawal/Pull-out method
  • 20: Periodic abstinence (rhythm, Ogino)
  • 21: Other method
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Activities before and after maternity/paternity leave (MPL)

Activities before and after maternity/paternity leave (MPL) - Question identifier:MPL_R105

The following questions ask about your activities surrounding the ^piDT_YCTYPE_E of ^piDT_YCNAME_E.

Activities before and after maternity/paternity leave (MPL) - Question identifier:MPL_Q105

[At the beginning of your spouse's or partner's pregnancy/At the beginning of your pregnancy/When you were waiting to adopt name of the youngest child/At the beginning of your spouse's or partner's pregnancy or when you were waiting to adopt name of the youngest child], was your main activity working at a paid job or business, looking for paid work, going to school, caring for children, household work or something else?

  • 11: Working at a paid job or business
  • 12: Looking for paid work
  • 13: Going to school
  • 14: Caring for children (own or other)
  • 15: Household work
  • 16: Maternity/paternity leave
  • 17: Long term illness
  • 18: Quit job due to pregnancy/adoption
  • 19: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Activities before and after maternity/paternity leave (MPL) - Question identifier:MPL_Q107

Were you enrolled as...?

  • 1: A full-time student
  • 2: A part-time student
  • 3: Both full-time and part-time student
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Activities before and after maternity/paternity leave (MPL) - Question identifier:MPL_Q108

Did you have a job or were you self-employed at any time before the ^piDT_YCTYPE_E of ^piDT_YCNAME_E?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Respondent's time off before and after birth/adoption (RTO)

Respondent's time off before and after birth/adoption (RTO) - Question identifier:RTO_Q100

Were you mainly...?

  • 1: A paid worker
  • 2: Self-employed
  • 3: An unpaid family worker
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Respondent's time off before and after birth/adoption (RTO) - Question identifier:RTO_Q101

Was it a full-time or part-time job?

  • 1: Full-time
  • 2: Part-time
  • 3: Other (on call, contract)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Respondent's time off before and after birth/adoption (RTO) - Question identifier:RTO_Q110

Before or after the ^piDT_YCTYPE_E of ^piDT_YCNAME_E, did you take time off, paid or unpaid, from this job?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Respondent's time off before and after birth/adoption (RTO) - Question identifier:RTO_Q120

What was the main reason you did not take time off after the ^piDT_YCTYPE_E of ^piDT_YCNAME_E?

  • 01: Other parent took leave
  • 02: Not eligible for leave/Self-employed
  • 03: Could not afford to lose a/my salary
  • 04: Worried of losing job
  • 05: Family or friends take care of child
  • 06: Found available/convenient daycare
  • 07: Preferred to work
  • 08: Job permitted to take care of the child and work
  • 09: Quit job/Fired/Discharged/Laid-off
  • 10: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Respondent's time off before and after birth/adoption (RTO) - Question identifier:RTO_Q130

What type of leave was this? Was it...?

  • 11: [paternity] leave
  • 12: Parental leave
  • 13: Vacation
  • 14: Leave without pay
  • 15: Employer program
  • 16: Sick leave
  • 17: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Date when respondent stopped working before birth/adoption (DSW)

Date when respondent stopped working before birth/adoption (DSW) - Question identifier:DSW_Q100M

When did you stop working because of the ^piDT_YCTYPE_E of ^piDT_YCNAME_E?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Date when respondent stopped working before birth/adoption (DSW) - Question identifier:DSW_Q100Y

(When did you stop working because of the ^piDT_YCTYPE_E of ^piDT_YCNAME_E?)

Min = 2011; Max = 2017

Date when respondent stopped working before birth/adoption (DSW) - Question identifier:DSW_Q101

How old were you when you stopped working because of the ^piDT_YCTYPE_E of ^piDT_YCNAME_E?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Date when respondent stopped working before birth/adoption (DSW) - Question identifier:DSW_Q110

Did you go back to work after [your leave for/no text] the ^piDT_YCTYPE_E of ^piDT_YCNAME_E?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Date when respondent stopped working before birth/adoption (DSW) - Question identifier:DSW_Q120

What was the main reason you did not go back to work at that time?

  • 01: Was not worth it financially
  • 02: Did not find available/suitable daycare
  • 03: Wanted to raise child/children
  • 04: Lost/quit my job
  • 05: Job offered no flexibility
  • 06: Own health reason/that of a child
  • 07: Return to studies
  • 08: Other pregnancy/adoption is underway or planned
  • 09: Still on leave
  • 10: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Return to work by respondent after birth/adoption (RTW)

Return to work by respondent after birth/adoption (RTW) - Question identifier:RTW_Q100

How old was ^piDT_YCNAME_E when you went back to work?

  • 1: Weeks
  • 2: Months
  • 3: Years
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Return to work by respondent after birth/adoption (RTW) - Question identifier:RTW_Q102

(How old was ^piDT_YCNAME_E when you went back to work?)

Min = 1; Max = 104

Return to work by respondent after birth/adoption (RTW) - Question identifier:RTW_Q103

(How old was ^piDT_YCNAME_E when you went back to work?)

Min = 1; Max = 60

Return to work by respondent after birth/adoption (RTW) - Question identifier:RTW_Q104

(How old was ^piDT_YCNAME_E when you went back to work?)

Min = 1.0; Max = 5.0

Return to work by respondent after birth/adoption (RTW) - Question identifier:RTW_Q300

Did you return to the same job?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Other parent's time off for the birth/adoption (OTO)

Other parent's time off for the birth/adoption (OTO) - Question identifier:OTO_Q100

(Before or after the ^piDT_YCTYPE_E of ^piDT_YCNAME_E,) did the other parent take time off, paid or unpaid, from their job?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Not applicable - Other parent was not working before birth/adoption
  • 4: No other parent involved
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Date when the other parent stopped working because of the birth/adoption (OSW)

Date when the other parent stopped working because of the birth/adoption (OSW) - Question identifier:OSW_Q100M

When did the other parent stop working because of the ^piDT_YCTYPE_E of ^piDT_YCNAME_E?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Date when the other parent stopped working because of the birth/adoption (OSW) - Question identifier:OSW_Q100Y

(When did the other parent stop working because of the ^piDT_YCTYPE_E of ^piDT_YCNAME_E?)

Min = 2011; Max = 2017

Date when the other parent stopped working because of the birth/adoption (OSW) - Question identifier:OSW_Q101

How old was the other parent when he or she stopped working because of the ^piDT_YCTYPE_E of ^piDT_YCNAME_E?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Date when the other parent stopped working because of the birth/adoption (OSW) - Question identifier:OSW_Q110

Did he or she go back to work after this leave?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

The other parent's return to work after the birth/adoption (OTW)

The other parent's return to work after the birth/adoption (OTW) - Question identifier:OTW_Q100

How old was ^piDT_YCNAME_E when the other parent returned to work?

  • 1: Weeks
  • 2: Months
  • 3: Years
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

The other parent's return to work after the birth/adoption (OTW) - Question identifier:OTW_Q102

(How old was ^piDT_YCNAME_E when the other parent returned to work?)

Min = 1; Max = 104

The other parent's return to work after the birth/adoption (OTW) - Question identifier:OTW_Q103

(How old was ^piDT_YCNAME_E when the other parent returned to work?)

Min = 1; Max = 60

The other parent's return to work after the birth/adoption (OTW) - Question identifier:OTW_Q104

(How old was ^piDT_YCNAME_E when the other parent returned to work?)

Min = 1.0; Max = 5.0

Organization and decision making within the household (COM)

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_R105

The following questions ask about the organization of different daily tasks, responsibilities and decision making in your household. Please indicate if the following is handled mostly by you, mostly by your ^DT_MSTATUS_E or shared equally between the two of you.

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q105

Who in your couple mainly takes care of:

preparing daily meals?

  • 1: Mostly you
  • 2: Mostly your ^DT_MSTATUS_E
  • 3: Shared equally
  • 4: Neither
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q110

(Who in your couple mainly takes care of:)

doing housework, like vacuum-cleaning the house?

  • 1: Mostly you
  • 2: Mostly your ^DT_MSTATUS_E
  • 3: Shared equally
  • 4: Neither
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q115

(Who in your couple mainly takes care of:)

doing the dishes (including automatic dishwasher tasks)?

  • 1: Mostly you
  • 2: Mostly your ^DT_MSTATUS_E
  • 3: Shared equally
  • 4: Neither
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q120

(Who in your couple mainly takes care of:)

doing the laundry?

  • 1: Mostly you
  • 2: Mostly your ^DT_MSTATUS_E
  • 3: Shared equally
  • 4: Neither
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q125

(Who in your couple mainly takes care of:)

doing the grocery shopping?

  • 1: Mostly you
  • 2: Mostly your ^DT_MSTATUS_E
  • 3: Shared equally
  • 4: Neither
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q130

(Who in your couple mainly takes care of:)

doing the gardening?

  • 1: Mostly you
  • 2: Mostly your ^DT_MSTATUS_E
  • 3: Shared equally
  • 4: Neither
  • 5: Not applicable
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q135

(Who in your couple mainly takes care of:)

doing outside work, like repairs?

  • 1: Mostly you
  • 2: Mostly your ^DT_MSTATUS_E
  • 3: Shared equally
  • 4: Neither
  • 5: Not applicable
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q140

(Who in your couple mainly takes care of:)

organizing the household's social life, for example, invitations for family and social occasions, outings, and keeping contacts?

  • 1: Mostly you
  • 2: Mostly your ^DT_MSTATUS_E
  • 3: Shared equally
  • 4: Neither
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q145

(Who in your couple mainly takes care of:)

the household finances and paying the bills?

  • 1: Mostly you
  • 2: Mostly your ^DT_MSTATUS_E
  • 3: Shared equally
  • 4: Neither
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q150

Who in your couple mainly makes decisions regarding:

daily household purchases?

  • 1: Mostly you
  • 2: Mostly your ^DT_MSTATUS_E
  • 3: Shared equally
  • 4: Neither
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q155

(Who in your couple mainly makes decisions regarding:)

occasional more expensive purchases for the household?

  • 1: Mostly you
  • 2: Mostly your ^DT_MSTATUS_E
  • 3: Shared equally
  • 4: Neither
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q200

Do you have bank accounts in your sole name only, held in joint names with your ^DT_MSTATUS_E, or do you have both sole and jointly held accounts?

  • 1: Sole account only
  • 2: Joint account only
  • 3: Both sole and joint or mortgage account
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q205

Including income from all sources, such as salary, social assistance, pension, etc, which bank accounts does your personal income go to? Is it...?

  • 11: Into your sole account
  • 12: Into the sole account of your ^DT_MSTATUS_E
  • 13: Into the joint account or mortgage account
  • 14: Not applicable, no income
  • 15: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q210

(Including income from all sources, such as salary, social assistance, pension, etc,) which bank accounts does your ^DT_MSTATUS_E's own income go to? Is it...?

  • 11: Into your sole account
  • 12: Into the sole account of your ^DT_MSTATUS_E
  • 13: Into the joint account or mortgage account
  • 14: Not applicable, no income
  • 15: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_R212

The following questions concern the arrangements you have with your ^DT_MSTATUS_E as to paying different household expenses.

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q212

Overall, how would you describe the way you and your ^DT_MSTATUS_E share household expenses? Are your contributions...?

  • 1: Equal with each of you paying half of all bills
  • 2: Equal with each of you covering specific expenses
  • 3: Determined according to your wages
  • 4: Determined based on who has the money when bills need to be paid
  • 5: Other arrangement - Specify
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q215

What is your financial contribution for paying:

the rent or mortgage? You pay...?

  • 1: For all
  • 2: For more than half
  • 3: For half
  • 4: For less than half
  • 5: Or you do not pay
  • 6: Don't have a mortgage
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q220

(What is your financial contribution for paying:)

for groceries?

  • 1: All
  • 2: More than half
  • 3: Half
  • 4: Less than half
  • 5: Do not pay
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q225

What is your financial contribution for paying:

for child-related expenses such as childcare and clothing?

  • 1: For all
  • 2: For more than half
  • 3: For half
  • 4: For less than half
  • 5: Or you do not pay
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q230

(What is your financial contribution for paying:)

for electricity, heating, telephone, cable, Internet bills, etc.?

  • 1: All
  • 2: More than half
  • 3: Half
  • 4: Less than half
  • 5: Do not pay
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Organization and decision making within the household (COM) - Question identifier:COM_Q235

Usually, after essential expenses are paid, is there any money left that you and your ^DT_MSTATUS_E can set aside for larger, unforeseen expenses or just savings?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Last divorce or separation experienced (LDS)

Last divorce or separation experienced (LDS) - Question identifier:LDS_R100

The next questions are about the [separation/divorce] you experienced [in (year)/at the age of (age)] and ask about any [child custody and/no text] financial arrangements, between you and your [ex-spouse/ex-partner].

Last divorce or separation experienced (LDS) - Question identifier:LDS_Q100

When you [separated/divorced], did you and your [ex-spouse/ex-partner] have any children who were 18 or younger?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Last divorce or separation experienced (LDS) - Question identifier:LDS_Q110

How many are currently 18 or younger?

Min = 0; Max = 20

Last divorce or separation experienced (LDS) - Question identifier:LDS_Q120

Is your [ex-spouse/ex-partner] still living?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Time spent arrangements with children (TSA)

Time spent arrangements with children (TSA) - Question identifier:TSA_R010

The following questions are about the living arrangements of your children from your [separation/divorce]. [If these arrangements differ among your children, please report the arrangements for your youngest child only./no text]

Time spent arrangements with children (TSA) - Question identifier:TSA_Q010

In the past 12 months, where has your child usually lived?

  • 1: Only with you
  • 2: Mainly with you
  • 3: Only with your [ex-spouse/ex-partner]
  • 4: Mainly with your [ex-spouse/ex-partner]
  • 5: About the same amount of time in both parents' home
  • 6: Another arrangement
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Time spent arrangements with children (TSA) - Question identifier:TSA_Q020

In the past 12 months, what percentage of the time did your child live with you?

  • 1: Less than 40%
  • 2: Between 40% and 60%
  • 3: More than 60%
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Time spent arrangements with children (TSA) - Question identifier:TSA_Q030

During the past 12 months, how often did you see your child [when your child was not living in your household/no text]?

  • 1: Daily
  • 2: At least once a week
  • 3: At least once a month
  • 4: Less than once a month
  • 5: Not at all
  • 6: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Time spent arrangements with children (TSA) - Question identifier:TSA_Q040

During the past 12 months, how often did you contact your child by telephone, by text, by email or by video chat [when your child was not living in your household/no text]?

  • 1: Daily
  • 2: At least once a week
  • 3: At least once a month
  • 4: Less than once a month
  • 5: Not at all
  • 6: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Time spent arrangements with children (TSA) - Question identifier:TSA_Q050

On average, in a typical two week period, how many overnights did your child spend with you?

Min = 0; Max = 14

Time spent arrangements with children (TSA) - Question identifier:TSA_Q060

On average, in a typical month, how many overnights did your child spend with you?

Min = 0; Max = 31

Time spent arrangements with children (TSA) - Question identifier:TSA_Q070

During the past 12 months, how often did your [ex-spouse/ex-partner] see your child [when your child was not living at the other parent's household/no text]?

  • 1: Daily
  • 2: At least once a week
  • 3: At least once a month
  • 4: Less than once a month
  • 5: Not at all
  • 6: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Time spent arrangements with children (TSA) - Question identifier:TSA_Q080

During the past 12 months, how often did your [ex-spouse/ex-partner] contact your child by telephone, by text, by email or by video chat [when your child was not living at the other parent's household/no text]?

  • 1: Daily
  • 2: At least once a week
  • 3: At least once a month
  • 4: Less than once a month
  • 5: Not at all
  • 6: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Ex-spouse's/Ex-partner's residence (EXR)

Ex-spouse's/Ex-partner's residence (EXR) - Question identifier:EXR_Q110

How far away does your [ex-spouse/ex-partner] live from your current residence? Is it within...?

  • 1: 10 km (or 10 minutes by car/ 6 miles)
  • 2: 50 km (or 30 minutes by car/ 30 miles)
  • 3: 100 km (or 1 hour by car/ 60 miles)
  • 4: 200 km (or 2 hours by car/ 120 miles)
  • 5: 400 km (or 4 hours by car/ 250 miles)
  • 6: 1000 km (or 10 hours by car/ 625 miles)
  • 7: Or beyond 1000 km (more than 625 miles)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Ex-spouse's/Ex-partner's residence (EXR) - Question identifier:EXR_Q115

Does your [ex-spouse/ex-partner] reside...?

  • 1: In the same province
  • 2: In a different province or territory
  • 3: In the United States
  • 4: In another country
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Arrangement of time spent with children (ATS)

Arrangement of time spent with children (ATS) - Question identifier:ATS_Q120

What kind of agreement or arrangement do you have to schedule the amount of time the [child/children] [spends/spend] with each parent? Is it...?

  • 1: Verbal only
  • 2: Written only
  • 3: Both verbal and written
  • 4: No arrangement or agreement
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Arrangement of time spent with children (ATS) - Question identifier:ATS_Q130

How was the written arrangement or agreement reached? Was it an arrangement...?

  • 1: You and your [ex-spouse/ex-partner] prepared on your own
  • 2: With assistance, such as mediation, a lawyer, other family justice services
  • 3: A court order
  • 4: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Arrangement of time spent with children (ATS) - Question identifier:ATS_Q140

In the past 12 months, overall, would you say that the arrangements made by you and your [ex-spouse/ex-partner] (for how much time your [child/children] [spends/spend] with each parent) have been followed?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Rarely
  • 5: Never
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Arrangement of time spent with children (ATS) - Question identifier:ATS_Q145

What is the main reason why that arrangement has not been followed?

  • 1: General conflict
  • 2: Arrangements no longer worked - changed circumstances
  • 3: You or your [ex-spouse/ex-partner] regularly cancels time with the child
  • 4: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Satisfaction of Time spent with children (STS)

Satisfaction of Time spent with children (STS) - Question identifier:STS_Q410

How satisfied are you with the amount of time you spend with your [child/children]? Are you...?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Dissatisfied
  • 4: Very dissatisfied
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Satisfaction of Time spent with children (STS) - Question identifier:STS_Q420

What is the main reason why you are dissatisfied (with the time you spend with your [child/children])?

  • 1: [Ex-spouse/Ex-partner] often changes my time with the child at the last minute
  • 2: My time with the child gets cancelled and not rescheduled
  • 3: Would like to have a different amount of time spent with child
  • 4: Concerned about poor behaviour or parenting
  • 5: Other - Specify
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Satisfaction of Time spent with children (STS) - Question identifier:STS_Q450

How satisfied are you with the amount of time your [ex-spouse/ex-partner] spends with your [child/children]? Are you...?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Dissatisfied
  • 4: Very dissatisfied
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Satisfaction of Time spent with children (STS) - Question identifier:STS_Q460

What is the main reason why you are dissatisfied (with the time your [ex-spouse/ex-partner] spends with your [child/children])?

  • 1: [Ex-spouse/Ex-partner] often changes his or her time with the child at last minute
  • 2: [Ex-spouse/Ex-partner] cancels time with the child and does not reschedule
  • 3: Would like to have a different amount of time spent with child
  • 4: Concerned about poor behaviour or parenting
  • 5: Other - Specify
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

No Arrangement for time spent with children (NTS)

No Arrangement for time spent with children (NTS) - Question identifier:NTS_Q100

What is the main reason why there is no arrangement (for the time the [child/children] [spends/spend] with each parent)?

  • 1: Agreement not needed, amicable situation
  • 2: Conflict with [ex-spouse/ex-partner] (cannot come to agreement)
  • 3: Can't locate other parent/Lost contact with [ex-spouse/ex-partner]
  • 4: Child's decision
  • 5: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Major decisions for children (MDC)

Major decisions for children (MDC) - Question identifier:MDC_Q117

Who makes major decisions about your [child/children]'s health, religion and/or education? Is it...?

  • 1: You and your [ex-spouse/ex-partner] together or alternatively
  • 2: Mainly you
  • 3: Mainly your [ex-spouse/ex-partner]
  • 4: Someone else
  • 5: Varies depending on what the decision is
  • 6: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Major decisions for children (MDC) - Question identifier:MDC_Q120

What kind of agreement or arrangement do you have for decision making in the areas of your [child/children]'s health, religion and/or education?

  • 1: Verbal only
  • 2: Written only
  • 3: Both verbal and written
  • 4: No arrangement or agreement
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Major decisions for children (MDC) - Question identifier:MDC_Q130

How was the written arrangement or agreement reached? Was it an arrangement...?

  • 1: You and your [ex-spouse/ex-partner] prepared on your own
  • 2: With assistance, such as mediation, a lawyer, other family justice services
  • 3: A court order
  • 4: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Financial support provided to/received from ex-spouse/ex-partner (FSE)

Financial support provided to/received from ex-spouse/ex-partner (FSE) - Question identifier:FSE_R100

The next questions refer to financial support for yourself or for your [ex-spouse/ex-partner]. Financial support includes spousal support and contributing to household costs.

Financial support provided to/received from ex-spouse/ex-partner (FSE) - Question identifier:FSE_Q100

Have you ever provided or received any financial support for or from your [ex-spouse/ex-partner]? [Do not count financial support for the name of the child/no text]

  • 1: Yes, provided financial support
  • 2: Yes, received financial support
  • 3: Yes, I have provided and received
  • 4: No, did not provide nor receive
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Financial support provided to/received from ex-spouse/ex-partner (FSE) - Question identifier:FSE_Q105

Are you currently providing or receiving financial support for or from your [ex-spouse/ex-partner]? [Do not count financial support for the name of the child/no text]

  • 1: Yes, providing financial support
  • 2: Yes, receiving financial support
  • 3: Yes, providing and receiving
  • 4: No, neither providing nor receiving
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Financial support provided to/received from ex-spouse/ex-partner (FSE) - Question identifier:FSE_Q110

What kind of financial support is it?

  • 11: Periodic payments
  • 12: Gave a lump sum amount or specific asset
  • 13: Contribute to household costs (i.e. mortgage payments) or other expenses (ex-spouse's/partner's tuition, medical expenses)
  • 14: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Financial support for children (CSP)

Financial support for children (CSP) - Question identifier:CSP_R100

The next questions refer to the financial support for your [child/children] 18 years of age or younger. Financial support includes child support and child-related expenses.

Financial support for children (CSP) - Question identifier:CSP_Q100

Have you ever provided or received any financial support for children to or from your [ex-spouse/ex-partner]?

  • 1: Yes, provided financial support
  • 2: Yes, received financial support
  • 3: Yes, I have provided and received
  • 4: No, did not provide nor receive
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Financial support for children (CSP) - Question identifier:CSP_Q105

Are you currently providing or receiving financial support for your [child/children]? Do not count financial support from the government, family or friends.

  • 1: Yes, providing financial support
  • 2: Yes, receiving financial support
  • 3: Yes, providing and receiving
  • 4: No, neither providing nor receiving
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Financial support for children (CSP) - Question identifier:CSP_Q110

What kind of financial support is it?

  • 11: Child support (periodic payments)
  • 12: Child's expenses (e.g., sports/activity fees, dental/medical bills, etc.)
  • 13: A lump sum amount
  • 14: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Financial support for children (CSP) - Question identifier:CSP_Q150

What kind of arrangement or agreement for financial support of your [child/children] do you have? Is it...?

  • 1: Verbal only
  • 2: Written only
  • 3: Both verbal and written
  • 4: No arrangement or agreement
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Financial support for children (CSP) - Question identifier:CSP_Q160

How was the written arrangement or agreement reached? Was it an arrangement...?

  • 1: You and your [ex-spouse/ex-partner] prepared on your own
  • 2: With assistance, such as mediation, a lawyer, other family justice services
  • 3: A court order
  • 4: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Financial support for children (CSP) - Question identifier:CSP_Q170

Is this arrangement for child support currently registered with a provincial or territorial Maintenance Enforcement Program?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Respondent pays financial support for children (FSP)

Respondent pays financial support for children (FSP) - Question identifier:FSP_Q130

How often is this financial support being paid?

  • 1: Weekly
  • 2: Bi-weekly
  • 3: Monthly
  • 4: Other (in one lump sum, irregularly, as needed, etc.)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Respondent pays financial support for children (FSP) - Question identifier:FSP_Q135

What was the total amount paid over the last 12 months (for child support)?

Min = 1; Max = 999990

Respondent pays financial support for children (FSP) - Question identifier:FSP_R320

Let me remind you that all information will be kept strictly confidential.

Respondent pays financial support for children (FSP) - Question identifier:FSP_Q320

In the past 12 months, have you paid all the child support payments you were supposed to, according to your arrangements? Did you pay...?

  • 1: The full amount
  • 2: Less than full amount
  • 3: Nothing
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Respondent receives financial support for children (FSR)

Respondent receives financial support for children (FSR) - Question identifier:FSR_Q130

How often is this financial support being paid?

  • 1: Weekly
  • 2: Bi-weekly
  • 3: Monthly
  • 4: Other (in one lump sum, irregularly, as needed, etc.)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Respondent receives financial support for children (FSR) - Question identifier:FSR_Q135

What was the total amount received over the last 12 months (for child support)?

Min = 1; Max = 999990

Respondent receives financial support for children (FSR) - Question identifier:FSR_Q310

According to your arrangements, and thinking about your child support payments due over the past 12 months, would you say that your [ex-spouse/ex-partner]...?

  • 1: Never missed a payment (made all payments on time and full)
  • 2: Made all payments but some or all were late
  • 3: Missed a few payments that were due (a few payments were either missed altogether or not full)
  • 4: Missed most or all payments
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Use of programs and services (UPS)

Use of programs and services (UPS) - Question identifier:UPS_R500

Some people use programs or services to help themselves or members of their family through a separation or divorce.

Use of programs and services (UPS) - Question identifier:UPS_Q500

Thinking about your (most recent) separation or divorce, did you contact or use programs or services, such as:

mediation?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Use of programs and services (UPS) - Question identifier:UPS_Q510

(Thinking about your (most recent) separation or divorce, did you contact or use programs or services, such as:)

counselling such as a psychologist or a social worker (for you or your children)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Use of programs and services (UPS) - Question identifier:UPS_Q520

(Thinking about your (most recent) separation or divorce, did you contact or use programs or services, such as:)

Family Law Information Centres?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Use of programs and services (UPS) - Question identifier:UPS_Q530

(Thinking about your (most recent) separation or divorce, did you contact or use programs or services, such as:)

Maintenance Enforcement Services?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Use of programs and services (UPS) - Question identifier:UPS_Q540

(Thinking about your (most recent) separation or divorce, did you contact or use programs or services, such as:)

Child Support Recalculation Services?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Use of programs and services (UPS) - Question identifier:UPS_Q600

(Thinking about your (most recent) separation or divorce, did you contact or use programs or services, such as:)

any other type of program or service?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Market Activities Minimal (LMAM)

Labour Market Activities Minimal (LMAM) - Question identifier:LMAM_Q01

Many of the following questions concern your activities last week. By
last week, I mean the week beginning on ^REFBEGE, and ending ^REFENDE.

Last week, did you work at a job or business?
(regardless of the number of hours)

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Market Activities Minimal (LMAM) - Question identifier:LMAM_Q02

Last week, did you have a job or business from which you were absent?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Market Activities Minimal (LMAM) - Question identifier:LMAM_Q03

What was the main reason you were absent from work last week?

  • 01: Own illness or disability
  • 02: Caring for own children
  • 03: Caring for elder relative (60 years of age or older)
  • 04: Maternity or parental leave
  • 05: Other personal or family responsibilities
  • 06: Vacation
  • 07: Labour dispute (strike or lockout) (Employees only)
  • 08: Temporary layoff due to business conditions (Employees only)
  • 09: Seasonal layoff (Employees only)
  • 10: Casual job, no work available (Employees only)
  • 11: Work schedule (e.g., shift work) (Employees only)
  • 12: Self-employed, no work available (Self-employed only)
  • 13: Seasonal business (Excluding employees)
  • 14: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Respondent Ever worked (REW)

Respondent Ever worked (REW) - Question identifier:REW_Q10

Have you ever worked at a paid job or at your own business?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Respondent Ever worked (REW) - Question identifier:REW_Q20

In what year did you last do any paid work?

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Respondent Ever worked (REW) - Question identifier:REW_Q30

How old were you when you last did any paid work?

Min = 10; Max = 95

Class of worker (COW)

Class of worker (COW) - Question identifier:COW_R10

The next questions ask about the job or business at which you last worked.

Class of worker (COW) - Question identifier:COW_Q10

Were you an employee or self-employed?

  • 1: Employee
  • 2: Self-employed
  • 3: Working in a family business without pay
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Industry (IND)

Industry (IND) - Question identifier:IND_Q11

What was the name of your business?

Long Answer Length = 50

Industry (IND) - Question identifier:IND_Q12

For whom did you work?

Long Answer Length = 50

Industry (IND) - Question identifier:IND_Q13

What kind of business, industry or service was this?

Long Answer Length = 50

Occupation (OCP)

Occupation (OCP) - Question identifier:OCP_Q14

What was your work or occupation?

Long Answer Length = 50

Occupation (OCP) - Question identifier:OCP_Q15

In this work, what were your main activities?

Long Answer Length = 50

Number of weeks employed (NWE)

Number of weeks employed (NWE) - Question identifier:NWE_Q110

For how many weeks during the past 12 months were you employed?

Min = 1; Max = 52

Usual Hours Worked (UHW)

Usual Hours Worked (UHW) - Question identifier:UHW_Q16

[Excluding overtime, on average, how many paid hours did you usually work per week?/On average, how many hours did you usually work per week?]

Min = 0.0; Max = 168.0

Usual work schedule (UWS)

Usual work schedule (UWS) - Question identifier:UWS_Q230

Which of the following best describes your usual work schedule? Was it...?

  • 01: A regular daytime schedule or shift
  • 02: A regular evening shift
  • 03: A regular night shift
  • 04: A rotating shift (one that changes periodically from days to evenings or to nights)
  • 05: A split shift (one consisting of two or more distinct periods each day)
  • 06: On call
  • 07: An irregular schedule
  • 08: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Terms of employment (TOE)

Terms of employment (TOE) - Question identifier:TOE_Q240

[Was/Is] your job permanent, or is there some way that it [was/is] not permanent?
(e.g., seasonal, temporary, term, casual)

  • 1: Permanent
  • 2: Not permanent (e.g., seasonal, temporary, term, casual)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Terms of employment (TOE) - Question identifier:TOE_Q241

In what way [was/is] your job not permanent?

  • 1: Seasonal
  • 2: Temporary, term or contract (non-seasonal)
  • 3: Casual job
  • 4: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education - School Attendance v.1 (ESC1)

Education - School Attendance v.1 (ESC1) - Question identifier:ESC1_Q01

Are you currently attending school, college, CEGEP or university?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education Extended Block (EDE)

Education Extended Block (EDE) - Question identifier:EDE_Q01

What type of educational institution [are you attending/did you attend]?

  • 1: Elementary, junior high school or high school
  • 2: Trade school, college, CEGEP or other non-university institution
  • 3: University
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education Extended Block (EDE) - Question identifier:EDE_Q02

[Are you enrolled/Were you enrolled] as...?

  • 1: A full-time student
  • 2: A part-time student
  • 3: Both full-time and part-time student
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education Extended Block (EDE) - Question identifier:EDE_Q06M

In what month and year did you complete your highest certificate, diploma or degree?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Education Extended Block (EDE) - Question identifier:EDE_Q06Y

(In what month and year did you complete your highest certificate, diploma or degree?)

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

Education Extended Block (EDE) - Question identifier:EDE_Q06A

How old were you when you completed your highest certificate, diploma or degree?

Min = 10; Max = 130

Education Highest Degree Block v.3 (EHG3)

Education Highest Degree Block v.3 (EHG3) - Question identifier:EHG3_Q01

What is the highest certificate, diploma or degree that you have completed?

  • 1: Less than high school diploma or its equivalent
  • 2: High school diploma or a high school equivalency
    certificate
  • 3: Trade certificate or diploma
  • 4: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma
    (other than trades certificates or diplomas)
  • 5: University certificate or diploma below the bachelor's level
  • 6: Bachelor's degree (e.g. B.A., B.Sc., LL.B.)
  • 7: University certificate, diploma or degree above the
    bachelor's level
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education Highest Degree Block v.3 (EHG3) - Question identifier:EHG3_Q02

Was that a... ?

  • 1: High school graduation diploma
  • 2: High school equivalency certificate (such as General Educational Development (GED) or Adult Basic Education (ABE))
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education Highest Degree Block v.3 (EHG3) - Question identifier:EHG3_Q03

Was that a... ?

  • 1: Registered Apprenticeship certificate (including Certificate of Qualification, Journeyperson's designation)
  • 2: Other trades certificate or diploma from a trade school or a professional training center
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education Highest Degree Block v.3 (EHG3) - Question identifier:EHG3_Q04

Was that a certificate or diploma from a program of... ?

  • 1: Less than 3 months
  • 2: 3 months to less than 1 year
  • 3: 1 year to 2 years
  • 4: More than 2 years
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education Highest Degree Block v.3 (EHG3) - Question identifier:EHG3_Q05

Was that a... ?

  • 1: University certificate or diploma above the bachelor's level
  • 2: Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry
  • 3: Master's degree
  • 4: Earned doctorate
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Main Activity of respondent's spouse/Partner (MAP)

Main Activity of respondent's spouse/Partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_R110

The next few questions are about your [spouse/partner]'s main activity and education.

Main Activity of respondent's spouse/Partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_Q110

During the past 12 months, what was your [spouse/partner]'s main activity?

  • 01: Working at a paid job or self-employed
  • 02: Looking for paid work
  • 03: Going to school
  • 04: Caring for children
  • 05: Household work
  • 06: Retired
  • 07: Maternity, paternity or parental leave
  • 08: Long term illness
  • 09: Volunteering or caregiving other than for children
  • 10: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Main Activity of respondent's spouse/Partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_Q120

Was [he/she] enrolled as...?

  • 1: Full-time student
  • 2: Part-time student
  • 3: Both full-time and part-time student
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Main Activity of respondent's spouse/Partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_Q130

Did [he/she] have a paid job or was [he/she] self-employed at any time during the past 12 months?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Main Activity of respondent's spouse/Partner (MAP) - Question identifier:MAP_Q155

Which of the following best describes your [spouse/partner] usual work schedule at [his/her] job? Is it...?

  • 01: A regular daytime schedule or shift
  • 02: A regular evening shift
  • 03: A regular night shift
  • 04: A rotating shift (one that changes periodically from days to evenings or to nights)
  • 05: A split shift (one consisting of two or more distinct periods each day)
  • 06: On call
  • 07: An irregular schedule
  • 08: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Education Of respondent's Partner (EOP)

Education Of respondent's Partner (EOP) - Question identifier:EOP_Q200

What is the highest certificate, diploma or degree that your ^DT_MSTATUS_E has completed?

  • 1: Less than high school diploma or its equivalent
  • 2: High school diploma or a high school equivalency
    certificate
  • 3: Trade certificate or diploma
  • 4: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma
    (other than trades certificates or diplomas)
  • 5: University certificate or diploma below the bachelor's level
  • 6: Bachelor's degree (e.g. B.A., B.Sc., LL.B.)
  • 7: University certificate, diploma or degree above the
    bachelor's level
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education Of respondent's Partner (EOP) - Question identifier:EOP_Q210

Was that a... ?

  • 1: High school graduation diploma
  • 2: High school equivalency certificate (such as General Educational Development (GED) or Adult Basic Education (ABE))
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education Of respondent's Partner (EOP) - Question identifier:EOP_Q220

Was that a... ?

  • 1: Registered Apprenticeship certificate (including Certificate of Qualification, Journeyperson's designation)
  • 2: Other trades certificate or diploma from a trade school or a professional training center
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education Of respondent's Partner (EOP) - Question identifier:EOP_Q230

Was that a certificate or diploma from a program of... ?

  • 1: Less than 3 months
  • 2: 3 months to less than 1 year
  • 3: 1 year to 2 years
  • 4: More than 2 years
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education Of respondent's Partner (EOP) - Question identifier:EOP_Q240

Was that a... ?

  • 1: University certificate or diploma above the bachelor's level
  • 2: Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry
  • 3: Master's degree
  • 4: Earned doctorate
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Self Rated Health (SRH)

Self Rated Health (SRH) - Question identifier:SRH_R110

The following set of questions asks about your day-to-day health.

Self Rated Health (SRH) - Question identifier:SRH_Q110

In general, would you say your health is...?

  • 1: Excellent
  • 2: Very good
  • 3: Good
  • 4: Fair
  • 5: Poor
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Self Rated Health (SRH) - Question identifier:SRH_Q115

In general, would you say your mental health is...?

  • 1: Excellent
  • 2: Very good
  • 3: Good
  • 4: Fair
  • 5: Poor
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Subjective Well-being Minimum Block (SLM)

Subjective Well-being Minimum Block (SLM) - Question identifier:SLM_Q01

Using a scale of 0 to 10 where 0 means "Very dissatisfied" and 10 means "Very satisfied", how do you feel about your life as a whole right now?


0 Very dissatisfied
1 I
2 I
3 I
4 I
5 I
6 I
7 I
8 I
9 V
10 Very satisfied

Min = 0; Max = 10

Dwelling of respondent (DOR)

Dwelling of respondent (DOR) - Question identifier:DOR_R110

The following questions are about your housing and neighbourhood characteristics.

Dwelling of respondent (DOR) - Question identifier:DOR_Q110

In what type of dwelling are you now living? Is it a...?

  • 01: Single detached house
  • 02: Semi-detached or double (side by side)
  • 03: Garden home, town-house or row house
  • 04: Duplex (one above the other)
  • 05: Low-rise apartment (less than 5 stories)
  • 06: High-rise apartment (5 or more stories)
  • 07: Mobile home or trailer
  • 08: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Ownership of Dwelling (ODR)

Ownership of Dwelling (ODR) - Question identifier:ODR_Q10

Is this dwelling...?

  • 1: Owned by you or a member of this household, even if it is still being paid for
  • 2: Rented, even if no cash rent is paid
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Ownership of Dwelling (ODR) - Question identifier:ODR_Q15

Who is the owner (of this dwelling)?

  • 11: Respondent
  • 12: Current spouse or partner
  • 13: Ex-spouse or ex-partner
  • 14: Member of the family
  • 15: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Immigration Extended Block (BPR)

This is the extended CATI-CAPI version of the Place of birth, Place of birth of parents and grandparents, Year of first arrival in Canada, Landed immigrant status, Year of immigration in Canada and Country of citizenship.

Immigration Extended Block (BPR) - Question identifier:BPR_Q01

In what country were you born?

  • 1: Search (Open list of countries file)
  • 2: Other country - Specify
  • 9: Don't know
  • 8: Refusal

Immigration Extended Block (BPR) - Question identifier:BPR_Q02

In which province or territory were you born?

  • 10: Newfoundland and Labrador
  • 11: Prince Edward Island
  • 12: Nova Scotia
  • 13: New Brunswick
  • 24: Quebec
  • 35: Ontario
  • 46: Manitoba
  • 47: Saskatchewan
  • 48: Alberta
  • 59: British Columbia
  • 60: Yukon
  • 61: Northwest Territories
  • 62: Nunavut
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Immigration Extended Block (BPR) - Question identifier:BPR_Q15

In what year did you first come to Canada to live?

Min = 1871; Max = 2017

Immigration Extended Block (BPR) - Question identifier:BPR_Q16

Are you now, or have you ever been a landed immigrant in Canada?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Immigration Extended Block (BPR) - Question identifier:BPR_Q17

In what year did you first become a landed immigrant in Canada?

Min = 1871; Max = 2016

Immigration Extended Block (BPR) - Question identifier:BPR_Q19

Are you a Canadian citizen by birth or by naturalization?

  • 1: By birth
  • 2: By naturalization
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Birthplace of spouse/partner (BPP)

Birthplace of spouse/partner (BPP) - Question identifier:BPP_Q10

In what country was your ^DT_MSTATUS_E born?

  • 1: Search
  • 2: Other - Specify
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Birthplace of spouse/partner (BPP) - Question identifier:BPP_Q20

In which province or territory?

  • 10: Newfoundland and Labrador
  • 11: Prince Edward Island
  • 12: Nova Scotia
  • 13: New Brunswick
  • 24: Quebec
  • 35: Ontario
  • 46: Manitoba
  • 47: Saskatchewan
  • 48: Alberta
  • 59: British Columbia
  • 60: Yukon
  • 61: Northwest Territories
  • 62: Nunavut
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Aboriginal Minimum (AMB)

Aboriginal Minimum (AMB) - Question identifier:AMB_Q01

Are you an Aboriginal person, that is, First Nations, Métis or Inuk (Inuit)? First Nations includes Status and Non-Status Indians.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Aboriginal Minimum (AMB) - Question identifier:AMB_Q02

Are you First Nations, Métis or Inuk (Inuit)?

  • 11: First Nations (North American Indian)
  • 12: Métis
  • 13: Inuk (Inuit)
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Aboriginal Identity of Spouse/Partner (AIP)

Aboriginal Identity of Spouse/Partner (AIP) - Question identifier:AIP_Q01

Is your ^DT_MSTATUS_E an Aboriginal person (that is, First Nations, Métis or Inuk [Inuit])?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Aboriginal Identity of Spouse/Partner (AIP) - Question identifier:AIP_Q02

Is your ^DT_MSTATUS_E First Nations, Métis or Inuk (Inuit)?

  • 11: First Nations (North American Indian)
  • 12: Métis
  • 13: Inuk (Inuit)
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Population group (PG)

Population group (PG) - Question identifier:PG_Q01

You may belong to one or more racial or cultural groups on the following list.

Are you...?

  • 11: White
  • 12: South Asian (e.g., East Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan)
  • 13: Chinese
  • 14: Black
  • 15: Filipino
  • 16: Latin American
  • 17: Arab
  • 18: Southeast Asian (e.g., Vietnamese, Cambodian,
    Malaysian, Laotian)
  • 19: West Asian (e.g., Iranian, Afghan)
  • 20: Korean
  • 21: Japanese
  • 22: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Visible minority status of respondent's partner (VMP)

Visible minority status of respondent's partner (VMP) - Question identifier:VMP_Q110

Is your ^DT_MSTATUS_E ...?

  • 11: White
  • 12: South Asian (e.g., East Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan)
  • 13: Chinese
  • 14: Black
  • 15: Filipino
  • 16: Latin American
  • 17: Arab
  • 18: Southeast Asian (e.g., Vietnamese, Cambodian,
    Malaysian, Laotian)
  • 19: West Asian (e.g., Iranian, Afghan)
  • 20: Korean
  • 21: Japanese
  • 22: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Religion extended (REE)

Religion extended (REE) - Question identifier:REE_Q01

What is your religion?

Specify one denomination or religion only, even if you are not currently a practicing member of that group.

  • 1: Search
  • 2: Other - Specify
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Religion extended (REE) - Question identifier:REE_Q02

Not counting events such as weddings or funerals, during the past 12 months, how often did you participate in religious activities or attend religious services or meetings?

  • 1: At least once a week
  • 2: At least once a month
  • 3: At least 3 times a year
  • 4: Once or twice a year
  • 5: Not at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Religion extended (REE) - Question identifier:REE_Q03

In the past 12 months, how often did you engage in religious or spiritual activities on your own, including prayer, meditation and other forms of worship taking place at home or in any other location?

  • 1: At least once a day
  • 2: At least once a week
  • 3: At least once a month
  • 4: At least 3 times a year
  • 5: Once or twice a year
  • 6: Not at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Importance of Religion (RLR)

Importance of Religion (RLR) - Question identifier:RLR_Q110

How important are your religious or spiritual beliefs to the way you live your life? Would you say they are...?

  • 1: Very important
  • 2: Somewhat important
  • 3: Not very important
  • 4: Not at all important
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Language Minimum (LAN)

Language Minimum (LAN) - Question identifier:LAN_Q01

Of English or French, which language(s) do you speak well enough to conduct a conversation? Is it...?

  • 1: English only
  • 2: French only
  • 3: Both English and French
  • 4: Neither English nor French
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Language Minimum (LAN) - Question identifier:LAN_Q02

What language do you speak most often at home?

  • 1: Search (Open list of languages)
  • 2: Other Language - Specify
  • 9: Don't know
  • 8: Refusal

Language Minimum (LAN) - Question identifier:LAN_Q03

What is the language that you first learned at home in childhood and still understand?

  • 1: Search (Open list of languages)
  • 2: Other Language - Specify
  • 9: Don't know
  • 8: Refusal

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ)

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_R01

The following questions are about difficulties you may have doing certain activities. Please tell me only about difficulties or long-term conditions that have lasted or are expected to last for six months or more.

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q01

Do you have any difficulty seeing?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q02

Do you wear glasses or contact lenses to improve your vision?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q03

[With your glasses or contact lenses, which/Which] of the following best describes your ability to see? [You]... ?

  • 1: Have no difficulty seeing
  • 2: Have some difficulty (seeing)
  • 3: Have a lot of difficulty (seeing)
  • 4: Are legally blind
  • 5: Are blind
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q04

How often does this [difficulty/condition] limit your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q05

Do you have any difficulty hearing?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q06

Do you use a hearing aid or cochlear implant?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q07

[With your hearing aid or cochlear implant, which/Which] of the following best describes your ability to hear? [You]... ?

  • 1: Have no difficulty hearing
  • 2: Have some difficulty (hearing)
  • 3: Have a lot of difficulty (hearing)
  • 4: Cannot hear at all
  • 5: Are Deaf
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q08

How often does this [difficulty/condition] limit your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q09

Do you have any difficulty walking, using stairs, using your hands or fingers or doing other physical activities?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_R10

The following questions are about your ability to move around, even when using an aid such as a cane.

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q10

How much difficulty do you have walking on a flat surface for 15 minutes without resting?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: [You] cannot do at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q11

How much difficulty do you have walking up or down a flight of stairs, about 12 steps without resting?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: [You] cannot do at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q12

How often [does this difficulty walking limit/does this difficulty using stairs limit/do these difficulties limit] your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q13

How much difficulty do you have bending down and picking up an object from the floor?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: [You] cannot do at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q14

How much difficulty do you have reaching in any direction, for example, above your head?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: [You] cannot do at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q15

How often [does this difficulty bending down and picking up an object limit/does this difficulty reaching limit/do these difficulties limit] your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q16

How much difficulty do you have using your fingers to grasp small objects like a pencil or scissors?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: [You] cannot do at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q17

How often does this difficulty using your fingers limit your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_R18

Please answer for difficulties or long-term conditions that have lasted or are expected to last for six months or more.

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q18

Do you have any difficulty learning, remembering or concentrating?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q19

Do you think you have a condition that makes it difficult in general for you to learn? This may include learning disabilities such as dyslexia, hyperactivity, attention problems, etc..

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q20

Has a teacher, doctor or other health care professional ever said that you had a learning disability?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q21

How often are your daily activities limited by this condition?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q22

Has a doctor, psychologist or other health care professional ever said that you had a developmental disability or disorder? This may include Down syndrome, autism, Asperger syndrome, mental impairment due to lack of oxygen at birth, etc..

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q23

Do you have any ongoing memory problems or periods of confusion? Please exclude occasional forgetfulness such as not remembering where you put your keys.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q24

How often are your daily activities limited by this problem?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q25

Please remember that your answers will be kept strictly confidential.

Do you have any emotional, psychological or mental health conditions? These may include anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, substance abuse, anorexia, etc..

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q26

How often are your daily activities limited by this condition?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q27

Do you have any other health problem or long-term condition that has lasted or is expected to last for six months or more?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q28

How often does this health problem or long-term condition limit your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_R29

The following questions are about pain due to a long-term condition that has lasted or is expected to last for six months or more.

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q29

Do you have pain that is always present?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q30

Do you [also/no text] have periods of pain that reoccur from time to time?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q31

How often does this pain limit your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK
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