Do ANY of the IPUMS data from sub-Saharan Africa contain information on HOW (divorce or widow) first unions end?

#1

I’m trying to estimate divorce in sub-Saharan Africa, but most surveys only ask about CURRENT marital status (when many women have remarried). Are there any IPUMS data that ask about how first unions ended? Thanks!

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#2

While both IPUMS-International and IDHS include some marital history questions for sub-Saharan African countries, I was not able to locate a variable that explicitly indicates whether or not a respondent’s first marriage ended in divorce.

I am sorry I can not provide the data you are looking for.

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