Data and Methodology

  • D. Nicole Farris
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Population Studies book series (BRIEFSPOPULAT)


This chapter describes the data and methodology used in this analysis. Data were gathered from the American Community Survey and the National Survey of Families and Households for the quantitative part of this study. Time is spent discussing the operationalization of the dependent variable and the rationale for utilizing multinomial logistic regression for this analysis. It describes the independent variables and the sample characteristics.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Nicole Farris
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  1. 1.University of West AlabamaLivingstonUSA

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