Module: Gender and Family Roles

This page lists the questions asked within the Gender and Family Roles module, and for which years. Clicking on the year printed after every question will bring you to the results for that year. Publications and further information on Gender and Family Roles can be found on the Gender and Family Roles Resources page.

WWRELCHD: Can a working mother establish just as warm and secure a relationship with her children as a mother who does not work? 1998 2002

WWCHDSUF: Is a pre-school child likely to suffer if his or her mother works? 1998 2002

WWFAMSUF: Does family life suffer when the woman has a full-time job? 1998 2002

WANTHOME: Is a home and children what most women want? 1998 2002

HWIFEFFL: Is being a housewife just as fulfilling as working for pay? 1998 2002

FEMJOB: Is having a job the best way for a woman to be an independent person? 1998 2002

WOMENWRK: Do most women have to work to support their families? 1998

BOTHEARN: Should both the man and woman contribute to the household income? 1998 2002

SEXROLE: Is a man's job to earn money and a woman's job to look after the home and family? 1998 2002

SEXROLE2: Is a husband's job to earn money and a wife's job to look after the home and family? 2008 (Asked as part of the Religious Observance module in 2008)

TRADROLE: Is it not good if the man stays at home and cares for the children and the woman goes out to work? 1998

FAMLIFE: Does family life suffer because men concentrate too much on their work? 1998

Should women work full-time, part-time or not at all ...

WWCHD1: ...after marrying and before there are children? 1998 2002

WWCHD2: ... when there is a child under school age? 1998 2002

WWCHD3: ... after the youngest child starts school? 1998 2002

WWCHD4: ... after the children leave home? 1998 2002

MARVIEW1: Are married people generally happier than unmarried people? 1998 2002

MARVIEW3: Is financial security the main advantage of marriage? 1998

MARVIEW4: Is the main purpose of marriage to have children? 1998

MARVIEW5: Is it better to have a bad marriage than no marriage at all? 1998 2002

MARVIEW6: Should people who want children get married? 1998 2002 2005

MARVIE10: Can one parent bring up a child as well as two parents together? 1998 2002

MARVIE11: Is it all right for a couple to live together without getting married? 1998 2002 2005

MARVIE12: Is it a good idea for couples intending to get married to live together first? 1998 2002

MARVIE13: Is divorce the best solution when a couple can't work out their marriage problems? 1998 2002

MARVIE20: Is marriage still the best kind of relationship? 2005

MARVIE21: Are people who live together scared of commitment? 2005

MARVIE22: Do too many people drift into marriage without thinking about it? 2005

MARVIE23: Does marriage give people more financial security than just living together? 2005

MARVIE24: Should gay or lesbian couples have the right to marry? 2005

IDLNCHLD: What is the ideal number of children for a family to have? 1998

CHDVIEW2: Is watching children grow up life's greatest joy? 1998 2002

CHDVIEW3: Does having children interfere too much with the freedom of parents? 1998

CHDVIEW6: Do people who have never had children lead empty lives? 1998 2002

CHDVIEW7: Should parents stay together even if they don't get along? 1998

CHDVIEW8: Should a married couple with no children stay together even if they don't get along? 1998

PREPCHLD: Is it more important for a child to be obedient or to think for themselves? 1998

MENHWORK: Should men do a larger share of household work than they do now? 2002

MENCCARE: Should men do a larger share of childcare than they do now? 2002

MATLEAVE: Should working women receive paid maternity leave when they have a baby? 2002

CHLDCRBN: Should families receive financial benefits for child care when both parents work? 2002

MARCOHAB: Are you married or living as married? 2002

CPLINCOM: How do you and your spouse/partner organise the income that one or both of you receive? 2002

HHJOB1: In your household who does the laundry? 2002

HHJOB2: In your household who makes small repairs around the house? 2002

HHJOB3: In your household who looks after sick family members? 2002

HHJOB4: In your household who shops for groceries? 2002

HHJOB6: In your household who does the household cleaning? 2002

HHJOB7: In your household who prepares the meals? 2002

RHLDWORK: How many hours a week do you personally spend on household work? 2002

SHLDWORK: How many hours a week does your spouse/partner spend on household work? 2002

SHAREWRK: Do you and your spouse/partner share household work? 2002

DSGRWORK: How often do you and your spouse/partner disagree about the sharing of household work? 2002

BRINGCHD: Who usually makes/made the decisions about how to bring up your children? 2002

SAYWKEND: When you and your spouse/partner make decisions about choosing weekend activities, who has the final say? 2002

SAYBUY: When you and your spouse/partner make decisions about buying major things for the home, who has the final say? 2002

HIINCOME: Considering all sources of income between you and your partner, who has the higher income? 2002

RUNOUTTM: Are there so many things to do at home that you often run out of time? 2002

HOMSTRSS: Is your life at home rarely stressful? 2002

EXTRAHRS: Are there so many things to do at work that you run out of time? 2002

JOBSTRSS: Is your job rarely stressful? 2002

TRDCHORE: How often have you come home from work too tired to do the chores? 2002

DIFFRESP: How often has it been difficult to fulfil family responsibilities because of your job? 2002

TRDHWORK: How often have you arrived at work too tired because of household work?2002

CONCFAM: How often have you found it difficult to concentrate at work because of family responsibilities? 2002

RUHAPPY2: How happy are you? 2002

SATISJOB: How satisfied are you with your (main) job? 2002

SATISFAM: How satisfied are you with your family life? 2002

MTHRWWRK: Did your mother ever work for pay for as long as one year after you were born and before you were 14? 2002

EVERCHLD: Have you ever had children? 2002

RMARWRK1: Did you work outside the home after marrying/living as married and before you had children? 2002

RMARWRK2: Did you work outside the home when a child was under school age? 2002

RMARWRK3: Did you work outside the home after the youngest child started school? 2002

RMARWRK4: Did you work outside the home after the children left home? 2002

SMARWRK1: Did your spouse/partner work outside the home after marrying/living as married and before you had children? 2002

SMARWRK2: Did your spouse/partner work outside the home when a child was under school age? 2002

SMARWRK3: Did your spouse/partner work outside the home after the youngest child started school? 2002

SMARWRK4: Did your spouse/partner work outside the home after the children left home? 2002

WWRKNCHD: Should women work outside the home when a couple has not yet had a child? 2002

GLNOT: Do you know anyone who is gay or lesbian? 2005

GLFAM: Is a member of your family gay or lesbian? 2005

GLFRIEND: Do you know a close friend gay or lesbian? 2005

GLACQNT: Do you have an acquaintance who is gay or lesbian? 2005

GLWORK: Do you know someone at work who is gay or lesbian? 2005

GLELSE: Do you know someone else who is gay or lesbian? 2005

GLDK: Are you not sure if you know anyone who is gay or lesbian? 2005

 

 

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