Living arrangements

Widowhood


Overview

LASAz310

respnr respondent identification
widowed widowed since T1 (LSNa)
-6 divorced; -5 married,no T4; -4 married,no T3; -3 married,no T2; -2 T1 not married; 0 still married; 1 widowed; 2 widowed+remarriage

wpdeath date of death partner (yyyymmdd)
-2 not widowed; -1 unknown
wpdeathk date spouse died known?
-2 not widowed; 0 date missing; 1 month missing; 2 day missing; 3 yes

wage_pd respondent's age at the day of the death of the spouse
Syntax:
match files /file 'lasaz310.sys' /file 'lsna008.sys' /keep respnr bdate wpdeath /by respnr.
compute byear=truncate(bdate/10000).
compute bmonth=truncate(bdate/100)-byear*100.
compute bday=bdate-truncate(bdate/100)*100.
compute byear=byear+1900.
format byear (f4) bmonth bday (f2).
compute pdyear=truncate(wpdeath/10000).
compute pdmonth=truncate(wpdeath/100)-pdyear*100.
compute pdday=wpdeath-truncate(wpdeath/100)*100.
if (pdmonth=0)pdday=1.
if (pdmonth=0)pdmonth=7.
if (pdday=0)pdday=15.
format pdyear (f4) pdmonth pdday (f2).
compute wage_pd=(yrmoda(pdyear,pdmonth,pdday)-yrmoda(byear,bmonth,bday))/365.25.
if (wpdeath<0)wage_pd=wpdeath.
value labels wage_pd -2'not widowed'-1'date unknown'.
variable label wage_pd 'age R at death spouse'.
format wage_pd (f5.2).

wpdeathl data after widowhood available?
-2 not widowed; 0 before; 1 before+after
wnwavb # waves before widowhood
wnwava # waves after widowhood

wobserv longitudinal observations among widowed (alphanumeric, long string)
Note: This variable provides an overview of the frequency of observations among 300 widowed respondents of whom observations before and after widowhood are available (LASAz310)

Legend for variable wave (LASAz410) as applied in wobserv (LASAz310)
a-d= Main study, wave a (LSN 1992), wave b (LASA 1992-1993), wave c (LASA 1995-1996), wave d (LASA 1998-1999) (Enlisted are face-to-face interviews only)
g-i= as anchor in the Network Study, wave g (LSN 1992-1993), wave h (LSN 1993-1994), wave i (LSN 1994-1995)
x-z= as network member in the Network Study, wave g (LSN 1992-1993), wave h (LSN 1993-1994), wave i (LSN 1994-1995)
k-o= Widowhood Study, wave k (LSN 1992-1996), wave l (LSN 1993-1997), wave m (LSN 1993-1997), wave n (LSN 1994-1998), wave o (LSN 1994-1998)
1-5= Depression Study I, wave 1 (LASA 1993-1994), wave 2 (LASA 1993-1994), wave 3 (LASA 1994-1995), wave 4 (LASA 1994-1995), wave 5 (LASA 1995-1996), wave 6 (LASA 1995-1996)
7-9, T(en), E(leven)= Depression Study II, wave 1 (LASA 1997), wave 2 (LASA 1997), wave 3 (LASA 1997-1998), wave 4 (LASA 1998), wave 5 (LASA 1998-1999)

Observations

 

Number of observations

 

Frequency

Before

After

Before

After

Total

 

 

a

b

1

1

2

 

2

a

b1k2l3m4n5

1

10

11

 

1

a

bc

1

2

3

 

4

a

bcd

1

3

4

 

4

a

bk12l3m4n56oc789TEd

1

19

20

 

1

a

bk1l23m45

1

9

10

 

1

a

bk1l2m3n45o6c

1

13

14

 

1

a

bk1l2m3n4o56c789TEd

1

19

20

 

1

a

bk1l2m3n4o56c789TdE

1

19

20

 

1

a

bklmcnod

1

8

9

 

1

a

bklmncod

1

8

9

 

2

a

bklmno

1

6

7

 

1

a

bklmnoc

1

7

8

 

1

a

bklmnoc789TEd

1

13

14

 

2

a

bklmnocd

1

8

9

 

5

a

bklnocd

1

7

8

 

1

a

gklbmnocd

1

9

10

 

1

a

k

1

1

2

 

4

a

kbl1m23no456c789TEd

1

19

20

 

1

a

kbl1m2n3o456c789TEd

1

19

20

 

1

a

kblmnoc

1

7

8

 

1

a

kl

1

2

3

 

2

a

klm

1

3

4

 

1

a

klmn

1

4

5

 

1

a

klmno

1

5

6

 

5

a

klmo

1

4

5

 

1

ab

1k23l4m5n6cod

2

13

15

 

1

ab

2kl45m

2

6

8

 

1

ab

c

2

1

3

 

5

ab

c789

2

4

6

 

1

ab

c789TEd

2

7

9

 

7

ab

c789TdE

2

7

9

 

2

ab

c79TEd

2

6

8

 

1

ab

cd

2

2

4

 

16

ab

cklmnod

2

7

9

 

2

ab

d

2

1

3

 

9

ab

k

2

1

3

 

3

ab

k1l23m4n5o6c789TEd

2

18

20

 

1

ab

kc

2

2

4

 

1

ab

kcd

2

3

5

 

1

ab

kcl78m9nToEd

2

12

14

 

1

ab

kcl7m8n9oTEd

2

12

14

 

1

ab

kclm

2

4

6

 

1

ab

kclmn

2

5

7

 

1

ab

kclmno

2

6

8

 

1

ab

kclmnod

2

7

9

 

10

ab

kco

2

3

5

 

1

ab

klc

2

3

5

 

1

ab

klcd

2

4

6

 

1

ab

klcmn78o9TdE

2

12

14

 

1

ab

klcmn7o89TEd

2

12

14

 

1

ab

klcmno

2

6

8

 

2

ab

klcmnod

2

7

9

 

8

ab

klmcd

2

5

7

 

1

ab

klmcno

2

6

8

 

3

ab

klmcnod

2

7

9

 

13

ab

klmncod

2

7

9

 

6

ab

klmnoc

2

6

8

 

3

ab

klmnoc789TEd

2

12

14

 

1

ab

klmnocd

2

7

9

 

4

ab1

2k3l45m6nco789TEd

3

17

20

 

2

ab12

34k5l6mcn7o89TEd

4

16

20

 

1

ab12

34k5l6mcnod

4

11

15

 

1

ab12

3k45

4

4

8

 

1

ab12

3k4l5m6ncod

4

11

15

 

1

ab123

45kc6lmno

5

9

14

 

1

ab123

4k56lcmn7o89T

5

13

18

 

1

ab123

c789TEd

5

7

12

 

1

ab1234

5k6clm7n8o9TEd

6

14

20

 

1

ab12345

6c789TEd

7

8

15

 

2

ab12345

6kclmnod

7

8

15

 

2

ab123456

c

8

1

9

 

1

ab123456

c789TEd

8

7

15

 

1

ab123456

cd

8

2

10

 

1

ab123456c

789TEd

9

6

15

 

2

ab123456c

789TdE

9

6

15

 

1

ab123456c

d

9

1

10

 

9

ab123456c7

89TEd

10

5

15

 

1

ab123456c78

9Ed

11

3

14

 

1

ab123456c789

TEd

12

3

15

 

2

ab13

cd

4

2

6

 

1

ab2

cd

3

2

5

 

1

abc

789TEd

3

6

9

 

1

abc

d

3

1

4

 

51

abc789

TEd

6

3

9

 

2

abc789T

Ed

7

2

9

 

1

abc789TE

d

8

1

9

 

1

abc89

TEd

5

3

8

 

1

abg

cd

3

2

5

 

1

abx12y34z56c

d

12

1

13

 

1

ag

bhklimnocd

2

10

12

 

1

ag

bk

2

2

4

 

1

ag

bkh1lmi3n4o6c7

2

14

16

 

1

ag

bkhicd

2

6

8

 

1

ag

bkhlminocd

2

10

12

 

1

ag

h

2

1

3

 

1

ag

hkb2i3mn4

2

9

11

 

1

agb

d

3

1

4

 

1

agbc

d

4

1

5

 

1

agbh

d

4

1

5

 

1

agbh

iklmcnod

4

8

12

 

2

agbh

ikln

4

4

8

 

1

agbh

ki3lc

4

5

9

 

1

agbh

kilmcnod

4

8

12

 

1

agbh

klmcno

4

6

10

 

1

agbh1

2i34cd

5

6

11

 

2

agbh12

i346c789TEd

6

11

17

 

1

agbh12i346c

d

11

1

12

 

1

agbh12i346c78

9TEd

13

4

17

 

1

agbh12i34c

d

10

1

11

 

1

agbh2

i34kl6mcnod

5

11

16

 

1

agbh2i3

4kl6mcnod

7

9

16

 

1

agbhi

c789TEd

5

7

12

 

1

agbhi

cd

5

2

7

 

2

agbhi

d

5

1

6

 

1

agbhi

kclm7n8o9

5

9

14

 

1

agbhi

klcmnod

5

7

12

 

1

agbhic

789TEd

6

6

12

 

1

agbhic

d

6

1

7

 

5

agbhic7

89TEd

7

5

12

 

1

agh

iklmno

3

6

9

 

1

aghbi

cd

5

2

7

 

1

aghi

k

4

1

5

 

1

axb1y234z

5k6lcmno

9

8

17

 

1

axby

klc

4

3

7

 

1

axby

klmcnod

4

7

11

 

1

axby

zklmcnod

4

8

12

 

1

axbyzc

d

6

1

7

 

1

axgbhc

d

6

1

7

 

1

axgbyh12iz346c

d

14

1

15

 

1

Observations among widowed respondents (LASAz410)
Note: multiple records among respondents
respnr respondent identification
wave obervation (study and wave) identification (legend)
marst marital status (married or widowed)
idate date of response (yyyymmdd)
wpdeath date of death partner (yyyymmdd)