Adult Well-being

Original Data

 

Family Profiles 

  • FP-17-12
    The Role of Union Dissolution & Repartnering on Health Later in Life 
  • FP-13-05
    Economic Well-being and the Great Recession: Dual Earner Married Couples in the U.S., 2006 and 2011
  • FP12-12
    Relationship Quality Among Married and Cohabiting Couples
  • FP-10-08
    Same-Sex Couple Households in the U.S., 2009
  • FP-10-07
    Trends in Cohabitation: Twenty Years of Change, 1987-2008
  • FP-10-02
    Cohabitation in the U.S., 2006-2008

 

The Data Source

Measures Snapshots

Working Papers & Publications

  • WP-08-02
    Abraham, K. M., & Stein, C. H. (October 2008). "Young Adults’ Felt Obligation toward Parents Coping with Serious Mental Illness or Alcoholism: A Brief Report." Published in Journal of Family Psychology (2010), 24(2):125-134.
  • WP-12-07
    Barnett, M. A. (September 2012). "Extended Family Support Networks of Mexican American Mothers of Toddlers."
  • WP-10-01
    Brown, S. L., & Kawamura, S. (January 2010). Relationship Quality Among Cohabitors and Marrieds in Older Adulthood. Published in Social Science Research39(5), September 2010, 777-786 doi:10.1016/j.ssresearch.2010.04.010.
  • WP-11-02
    Bulanda, J. R., Yamashita, T., & Brown, J. S. (June 2011). "“And They All Lived Happily Ever After”? Marital Quality, Marital Dissolution, and Mortality."
  • WP-12-01
    Carr, D. (February 2012). Racial and Ethnic Differences in Advance Care Planning: Identifying Subgroup Patterns and Obstacles.
    • Published in Journal of Aging and Health.
      • Carr, D. 2014. "The Role of Relationship Biography in Advance Care Planning." Journal of Aging and Health. June 2, 2014. doi: 10.1177/0898264314534895
    • Published in Journal of Aging and Health.
      • Carr, D. 2012. "Racial and Ethnic Differences in Advance Care Planning: Identifying Subgroup Patterns and Obstacles." Journal of Aging and Health, 24(6) 923-947. September 2012. doi: 10.1177/0898264312449185
    • Presented at the Gerontological Society of America annual meeting, Boston, MA. (November 2011).
  • WP-10-02
    Dunifon, R., Carmalt, J. H., & Joyner, K. (March 2009). Parenting in Vain?: Stepfather Influences on Early Transitions to Parenthood.
  • WP-10-04
    Evenhouse, E., & Reilly, S. (April 2010). Multiple-Father Fertility and the Criminal Justice System.
  • WP-10-17
    Gauthier, A. H., & Furstenberg, F. F. Jr. (November 2010). The Experience of Financial Strain Among Families with Children in the United States.
  • WP-10-06
    Grinstein-Weiss, M., Charles, P., Guo, S., Manturuk, K., & Key, C. (June 2010). The Effect of Marital Status on Homeownership Among Low-Income Households.
    • Published in Newswise.
      • Grinstein-Weiss, M., Charles, P., Guo, S., Manturuk, K., & Key, C. "The Effect of Marital Status on Homeownership Among Low-Income Households." March 5, 2013.
    • Published in Journal of Urban Affairs.
      • Grinstein-Weiss, M., Charles, P., Guo, S., Manturuk, K., & Key, C. 2011. Journal of Urban Affairs, 33(3). March 24, 2011, 50-66 doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9906.2011.00549.x
    • Cited in Brookings.
      • "Journal: Start children early for financial success."
    • Cited in Journal of Consumer Affairs.
      • "Renters fared worse than homeowners during the Great Recession."
    • Published in Social Service Review.
      • Grinstein-Weiss, M., Charles, P., Guo, S., Manturuk, K., & Key, C. "The Effect of Marital Status on Home Ownership among Low-Income Households." Social Service Review, 85(3), 475-503. September 2011. doi: 10.1086/662166
  • WP-12-02
    Hernandez, D. C., Pressler, E., Dorius, C., & Stamps Mitchell, K. (February 2012). "Family Structure Transitions and Overweight Status in Young Adulthood: Differences by Sex and Family Structure at Birth."
    • Published in Journal of Marriage and Family.
      • Hernandez, D. C., Pressler, E., Dorius, C., & Stamps Mitchell, K. (2014). "Does Family Instability Make Girls Fat? Gender Differences Between Instability and Weight." Journal of Marriage and Family. January 13, 2014. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12080
  • WP-10-07
    Kalil, A., & Wightman, P.  (July 2010).  Parental Job Loss and Family Conflict.
  • WP-10-03
    Kenney, C., & Bogle, R. (May 2010). Money, Honey if You Want to Get Along With Me: Money Management and Union Dissolution in Marriage and Cohabitation.
  • WP-09-09
    Mahoney, A., & Hernandez, K. M. (July 2009). Sex through a Sacred Lens: The Longitudinal Effects of the Sanctification of Marital Sexuality.
  • WP-09-14
    Manning, W. D., & Brown, S. L. (December 2009). The Demography of Unions Among Older Americans: 1980-present.
  • WP-12-03
    Moorman, S. (2012, March). "Age, Self-Reported Health, and End-of-Life Planning among Young and Middle-Aged American Couples."
    • Published in Journal of Aging and Health.
      • Moorman, S. 2014. "The Role of Relationship Biography in Advance Care Planning." Journal of Aging and Health. June 2, 2014. doi:10.1177/0898264314534895
    • Published in Journal of Marriage and Family.
      • Moorman, S. 2013. "Predicting a Partner's End-of-Life Preferences, or Substituting One's Own?" Journal of Marriage and Family. May 20, 2013. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12030
    • Presented at the Gerontological Society of America annual meeting, Boston, MA. (November 2011).
  • WP-10-13
    Pendry, P. (October 2010). Exploring Links between Interparental Discord, Children's Physiological Stress-System Activity, and Negative Affectivity.
  • WP-09-03
    Roettger, M. E., Swisher, R. R., Kuhl, D., & Chavez, J. M. (July 2009). Paternal Incarceration and Altered Trajectories of Marijuana and Hard Drug Use From Adolescence into Adulthood: Evidence From National Panels of U.S. Males and Females.
    • Published in Addiction (2010) DOI: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.03110.x
  • WP-10-05
    Seltzer, J. A., Strohm, C. Q., & Bianchi, S. M. (Updated: August 2010). "Doubling Up When Times Are Tough: A Pilot Study of Obligations to Share a Home in Response to Economic Hardship."
    • Published in Field Methods.
      • Lau, Q. C., Seltzer, J. A., & Bianchi, S. M. 2015. "The Effects of Vignette Placement on Attitudes Toward Supporting Family Members." Field Methods. 28(1), 79-91, February 2016.
      • Lau, Q. C., Seltzer, J. A., & Bianchi, S. M. 2015. "The Effects of Vignette Placement on Attitudes Toward Supporting Family Members." Field Methods. 1525822X15572801. March 3, 2015.
    • Published in Social Science Research.
      • Seltzer, J. A., Lau, C. Q., & Bianchi, S. M. "Doubling up when times are tough: A study of obligations to share a home in response to economic hardship." Social Science Research, 41(3). May 2012. doi:org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2012.05.08
  • WP-12-09
    Tach, L. (September 2012). "Family Complexity, Childbearing, and Parenting Stress: A Comparison of Mothers’ and Fathers’ Experiences."
    • Presented at the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) 2011 fall research conference, Washington DC. (November 2011).
  • WP-10-09
    Warner, D. F., & Kelley-Moore, J. (August 2010). "The Social Context of Disablement Among Older Adults: Does Marital Quality Matter for Loneliness?"
    • Published in Journal of Health and Social Behavior. Warner, D. F., & Kelley-Moore, J. 2012. "The Social Context of Disablement Among Older Adults: Does Marital Quality Matter for Loneliness?" Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 53(1), 50-66, March 2012. doi: 10.1177/0022146512439540

  Research Briefs

  • RB-09-01
    Rinelli, L. (2009). "The Coparenting Relationship: Key to Strengthening Fragile Families."

 

Data Points

 

Conference Posters and Presentations

  • Bures, R., & Latham, K. (2009). Family Structure, Employment, and Retirement in Later Midlife. Poster presented at the Population Association of America (PAA) 2010 Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX (April).
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    Brown, S. & Kawamura, S. (2010). Dating Relationships in Older Adulthood: A National Portrait. Poster presented at the 72nd National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN (November).
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    Burton, L. (2010). Poverty, Marriage, and Trust: New Insights for Policymakers. Poster presented at the American Sociological Association (ASA) Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF Exhibit), Washington, DC (April). NCFMR NAC Member
  • WP-10-04
    Evenhouse, E., & Reilly, S. (2010). Multiple-Father Fertility and the Criminal Justice System. Paper presented at the Population Association of America (PAA) 2010 Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX (April).
  • WP-10-15
    Evenhouse, E., & Reilly, S. (2010). Multiple-Father Fertility: Prevalence and Connection to the Criminal Justice System. Paper presented at the National Poverty Center's Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) Analytic Research Conference, Washington, DC (October).
  • WP-10-17
    Gauthier, A. H., & Furstenberg, F. F. Jr. (2010, November).  The Experience of Financial Strain Among Families with Children in the United States.
  • Paper Forthcoming
    Grinstein-Weiss, M., Charles, P., Guo, S., Manturuk, K., & Key, C. (2010). The Influence of Homeownership on Marriage and Divorce: A Propensity Score Analysis. Paper presented at the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Atlanta, GA (August).
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    Halpern-Meekin, S. (2010). Building us up stronger: Unmarried parents' experiences in a relationship and marriage education program. Poster presented at the Administration for Children & Families (ACF) Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference, Washington, DC (June). Krivickas, K. (2010). Masculinity's Influence on Father Involvement. Paper presented at the Population Association of America (PAA) 2010 Annual Meeting, Detroit, MI (April).
  • WP-10-05
    Seltzer, J. A., Strohm, C. Q., & Bianchi, S. M. (2010). Doubling Up When Times Are Tough: A Pilot Study of Obligations to Share a Home in Response to Economic Hardship. Paper presented: Population Association of America (PAA) 2010 Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX (April); California Center for Population Research (CCPR), UCLA (May);  NCFMR Pilot Data Collection Conference, Bowling Green State University (June); U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC (August); Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales and PAA workshop, Madrid, Spain (September); Work, Families, and Public Policy Seminar Series, St. Louis, MO (October).
  • WP-10-09
    Warner, D. F., Hayward, M. D., & Hardy, M. (2009). Marriage And The Retirement Life Course: Working Life Table Estimates for the U.S. Population over Age 50, by Sex and Marital Status. Paper presented at the Population Association of America (PAA) 2010 Annual Meeting, Detroit, MI (April).

 

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