Marital Status


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Marital Status

The state of being married or unmarried. Some definitions divide groups into single, married and divorced (or separated). Marital status qualifies one for various tax advantages; for example, married persons generally may exempt more of their income from taxes.
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The law states that you cannot discriminate against someone simply because they are married, and it sounds like from the comments that have been made at the interview you could well have an argument that the only reason you didn't get the job was because of your marital status.
and 8 = 50 and over); sex (1 = male; 2 = female); marital status (1 = married; 2 = single; 3 = divorced; 4 = separated; and 5 widowed); and, number of children (measured as a continuous variable.
Spokeswoman Nicole Joyce said: OOur research showed there is definitely a pattern to the colour of car people choose and their marital status.
As in 2001, the average annual unemployment rate for parents of children under 18 was lower for married persons (spouse present) than for persons of other marital status.
While the study focussed on several markers, including marital status, participation in organizations, contacts with family and friends and perceived emotional support, the differences between men and women were also assessed.
The ECOA prohibits discrimination on the basis of a credit applicant's national origin, marital status, religion, color, sex, race, age, receipt of public assistance benefits, or the exercise of rights under the Consumer Credit Protection Act.
Scores were compared to age, marital status, ethnicity, birth order, academic classification, and prior history of counseling.
Multivariate logistic regression analysis identified marital status as having the largest and most statistically significant effect on condom use.
INFLUENCE OF MARITAL STATUS AND OTHER DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS ON LIFE SATISFACTION AND INSTITUTIONAL CONFIDENCE.
Women and Marital Status in Nazi and Postwar Germany, by Elizabeth D.
They also evaluated four indicators of immune system function and gathered personal information such as sex, age, race, and marital status, as well as information about exposure history, medical history, and lifestyle.
The coalition is concerned, however, that the free exercise of religion could be argued to discriminate against sexual orientation, marital status, and pregnancy and is urging the passage of additional protections, including the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, to prevent the misuse of this bill.