Text Results: Survey on Marriage and Cohabiting

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 08:15 AM

On Wednesday's show, we asked you to text your answers to a four-part survey about attitudes towards living together before marriage. Almost 600 responded, here are some of the results. We'll post more data as we continute to crunch the numbers. Highlights:

  • 58% of our respondents were female; 42% male
  • Average age of respondents: 39
  • In response to the question "In general, do you think people should live together before getting married?" 
  • 84% of all respondents said YES.  
  • 93% of men said YES
  • 80% of women said YES
  • 84% of those under 30 said YES, 87% over 30 said yes

Below, some charts showing the living situation breakdown for our respondents.

    Thanks to Jim Colgan of Mobile Commons for helping with the project and the data crunching.


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    Comments [1]

    trin tierney from brooklyn

    In a different direction, what about a show on gray divorce (mostly women initiating) people divorcing after fifty. To me a kinda feminist issue.

    Apr. 19 2012 10:27 AM

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