National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG)

  • FP-17-19
    Mothers Aged 40-44 with Four or More Births
  • FP-17-14
    Variation in Birth Spacing by Maternal Characteristics
  • FP-17-13
    Variation in Birth Spacing by Family Context
  • FP-17-11
    Nonmarital Sex by Age 25: Generational Differences Between Baby Boomers and Millennials
  • FP-17-05
    Thirty Years of Change in Women's Premarital Cohabitation Experience
  • FP-17-02
    Over 25 Years of Change in Cohabitation Experience in the U.S., 1987-2013
  • FP-16-17
    Marriage and Cohabitation Experiences Among Young Adults
  • FP-16-10
    Over 25 Years of Change in Men's Entry into Fatherhood, 1987 - 2013
  • FP-16-09
    Stepfamilies in the U.S.
  • FP-16-05
    A Quarter Century Change in Nonmarital Births: Differences by Educational Attainment
  • FP-16-04
    A Quarter Century Change in Nonmarital Births: Racial/Ethnic Differences
  • FP-16-03
    A Quarter Century Change in Nonmarital Births
  • FP-15-13
    Generation X and Millennials Attitudes About Having & Raising Children in Cohabiting Unions
  • FP-15-12
    Generation X and Millennials Attitudes Toward Marriage & Divorce
  • FP-15-11
    Marital Stability Following Mother's 1st Marital Birth
  • FP-15-10
    Remarriage & Stepfamilies
  • FP-15-06
    Religiosity in U.S. Families: Single, Cohabiting, and Married Mothers
  • FP-15-03
    Trends in Births to Single and Cohabiting Mothers, 1980-2013
  • FP-15-01
    Twenty-five Years of Change in Cohabitation in the U.S., 1987-2013
  • FP-14-06
    Living Arrangements of Fathers and Their Children
  • FP-14-05
    Trends in Births to Single and Cohabiting Mothers, 1980-2009
  • FP-13-15
    Intentions of Nonmarital First Births and Maternal Age at Birth: 2000-2010
  • FP-13-12
    Trends in Cohabitation: Over Twenty Years of Change, 1987-2010   
  • FP-12-24
    Intentions and Planning Status of Births: 2000-2010   
  • FP-12-13
    Nonresident Fathers and Child Support: Exploring Who Pays and How Much
  • FP-12-11
    Timing of First Marital Birth    
  • FP-12-09
    Fatherhood in the U.S.: The Decoupling of Marriage and Childbearing    
  • FP-12-08
    Who are Nonresident Fathers? Demographic Characteristics of Nonresident Fathers
  • FP-12-06
    Unmarried Births to Cohabiting and Single Mothers, 2005-2010    
  • FP-11-10
    Fatherhood in the U.S.: Number of Children, 1987-2010    
  • FP-11-07
    Children in Cohabiting Unions    
  • FP-11-04
    Fatherhood in the U.S.: Men's Age at First Birth, 1987-2008    
  • FP-10-07
    Trends in Cohabitation: Twenty Years of Change, 1987-2008

The Data Source

Measures Snapshots

Question Crosswalks

Data Points

Working Papers & Publications

  • WP-09-13
    Manning, W. D., Cohen, J. A., Smock, P. J., & Ostgaard, G. (2009, October). Dating Couples' Views about Cohabitation: The Role of Social Context.
    • Published in Journal of Adolescent Research.
      • Manning, W. D., Cohen, J. A., & Smock, P. J. (January 2011). "The Role of Romantic Partners, Family, and Peer Networks in Dating Couples' Views About Cohabitation." Journal of Adolescent Research, January 24, 2011; doi: 10.1177/0743558410376833

Conference Posters and Presentations

  • View Poster
    Cohen, J. A. (2011). Childbearing After First Marriage Dissolution: Does Union Status Matter? Poster presented at the Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC (March/April).    
  • View Poster
    Cohen, J. A. (2010). Fertility Intentions Following First Marriage Dissolution: Does Union Status Matter?  Poster presented at the Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX (April) and at the 2010 Charles E. Shanklin Colloquium, Bowling Green, OH (April).    

Workshop Materials