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Title: Vital Statistics: Divorce Detail [United States], 1987      
dateReleased:
04-08-2015
downloadURL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03178.v2
ID:
doi:10.3886/ICPSR03178.v2
description:
This file contains demographic data for divorces occurring in the United States during the 1987 calendar year. The data were taken from divorce certificates registered with the vital stat istics offices of 47 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The certificates for each state were chosen at one of five sampling rates (5, 10, 20, 50, or 100 percent), depending on the total number of divorces occurring in the state during the year. Each record includes a weight factor based on the sampling fraction of the reporting state. The demographic data collected include age, race, education, and natality of divorcing parties, and the number of this divorce. Information about the divorce itself includes month, day, and week of divorce.
description:
United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics, 2015, "Vital Statistics: Divorce Detail [United States], 1987", http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03178.v2
name:
United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997