Family Structure

The links below provide users with information on a selection of national data sets used to capture family structure utilizing multiple measures such as, relationship history, family background, fertility, and child living arrangements.

Each spreadsheet contains detailed information on the following...

  • Question wording
  • Responses
  • Respondent
  • Variable name
  • Codebook location
  • Valid responses [cross sectionally and longitudinally] or unweighted frequencies
  • Examples of journal articles that have used the specific data set
Suggested Citation:

National Center for Family & Marriage Research. Measures Snapshots. Pilot Data: Name of Data Set. Retrieved from

Updated: 10/08/2020 02:05PM