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The Resource Early Years of Marriage (EYM) Project, Years 1-4, 1986-1989, Joseph Veroff, Elizabeth Douvan, Shirley Hatchett, Terri Orbuch, (electronic resource)

Early Years of Marriage (EYM) Project, Years 1-4, 1986-1989, Joseph Veroff, Elizabeth Douvan, Shirley Hatchett, Terri Orbuch, (electronic resource)

Label
Early Years of Marriage (EYM) Project, Years 1-4, 1986-1989
Title
Early Years of Marriage (EYM) Project, Years 1-4, 1986-1989
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Veroff, Elizabeth Douvan, Shirley Hatchett, Terri Orbuch
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The purpose of the Early Years of Marriage (EYM) Project was to determine ways in which the early development of marriage for Black couples and White couples affect the mental and physical health of spouses, marital stability, long-term marital outcomes, patterns of family life and, for those who divorce, individual adjustment to family disruption. The EYM Project began in 1986 with 373 newlywed couples--174 White couples and 199 Black couples. The marriages were all intra-racial and it was the first marriage for both spouses. Year 1 interviews, which queried the couples on various aspects of married life, began after four to nine months into the marriage. Very few respondents who originally participated in Year 1 of the study refused to participate in subsequent phases of the study. In 1986 (Year 1) and 1988 (Year 3) spouses were interviewed in their homes separately and together, with the interviews conducted by interviewers of the same race. In 1987 (Year 2) and 1989 (Year 4) shorter individual telephone interviews were conducted. In all four years, respondents were queried on a wide variety of topics such as feelings and perceptions of their own family, spouse, in-laws, and their spouse's friends, family planning, how many children they should have, how the children should be reared, childcare, and household roles and responsibilities. A series of questions was asked about reasons for getting married, how satisfying married life was, what, if any, were the special pleasures and good feelings that came from being married, how often arguments and disagreements occurred, main reasons for arguments, and how they were eventually resolved. A series of questions were also asked regarding the mental and physical health of the spouse, job satisfaction, job security, and how the job affected the family. In Year 2 and Year 4 interviews (Parts 2-4), a series of questions rega... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04557
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Funding information
National Institute of Mental Health
Geographic coverage
Michigan, United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-2007
  • 1925-2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Veroff, Joseph
  • Douvan, Elizabeth
  • Hatchett, Shirley
  • Orbuch, Terri
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
ICPSR
Series volume
4557
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Attitudes
  • Birth expectations
  • Careers
  • Child care
  • Child rearing
  • Children
  • Conflict resolution
  • Domestic responsibilities
  • Divorce
  • Dual family careers
  • Family life
  • Family relations
  • Family relationship
  • Happiness
  • Health status
  • Households
  • Job loss
  • Job satisfaction
  • Job stress
  • Life satisfaction
  • Marital relations
  • Marital satisfaction
  • Marriage
  • Mental health
  • Parenthood
  • Perceptions
  • Physical health
  • Religious beliefs
  • Remarriage
  • Sexual attitudes
  • Spouses
  • Unemployment
  • Work hours
Target audience
specialized
Label
Early Years of Marriage (EYM) Project, Years 1-4, 1986-1989, Joseph Veroff, Elizabeth Douvan, Shirley Hatchett, Terri Orbuch, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2008-01-04
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: EYM Project, Year 1 (1986); Part 2: EYM Project, Year 2 (1987); Part 3: EYM Project, Year 3 (1988); Part 4: EYM Project, Year 4 (1989)
Control code
MIU01000000000000005642005
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
The terms of use for this study can be found at http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR/TERMS/04557.xml AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)190871712
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04557
  • (OCoLC)ocn190871712
  • (OCoLC)190871712
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04557
  • (OCoLC)ocn190871712
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
4 data files + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup files + SPSS setup files + Stata setup files + SAS supplemental syntax files + Stata supplemental syntax files + data collection instruments.
Label
Early Years of Marriage (EYM) Project, Years 1-4, 1986-1989, Joseph Veroff, Elizabeth Douvan, Shirley Hatchett, Terri Orbuch, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2008-01-04
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: EYM Project, Year 1 (1986); Part 2: EYM Project, Year 2 (1987); Part 3: EYM Project, Year 3 (1988); Part 4: EYM Project, Year 4 (1989)
Control code
MIU01000000000000005642005
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
The terms of use for this study can be found at http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR/TERMS/04557.xml AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)190871712
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04557
  • (OCoLC)ocn190871712
  • (OCoLC)190871712
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04557
  • (OCoLC)ocn190871712
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
4 data files + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup files + SPSS setup files + Stata setup files + SAS supplemental syntax files + Stata supplemental syntax files + data collection instruments.

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