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I would like to acknowledge the generous assistance of Kermit Daniel, Kara Joyner, Lee Lillard, Stan Panis, Joyce Peterson, Becky Sandefur, and James Smith. Thanks to Sara McLanahan and Gary Sandefur and to Debra Umberson for permission to reproduce material from published papers.

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Waite, L.J. Does marriage matter?. Demography 32, 483–507 (1995). https://doi.org/10.2307/2061670

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  • Primary Partner
  • Marital Disruption
  • Current Population Report
  • Negative Health Behavior
  • Marriage Premium