A person's marital status describes their relationship with a significant other. Some common statuses are:
The number of children may also be specified and, in this case, becomes synonymous with family status. For example: married with no children. Marital status is often a question on censuses, credit card applications, and many different polls. Marital status studied in combination with other factors reveals a marriage gap.
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