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Author: Thomeer, Mieke Beth
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1. Wolfe, Joseph D.
Thomeer, Mieke Beth
Divorce, Economic Resources, and Survival among Older Black and White Women
Journal of Marriage and Family published online (17 July 2020): DOI: 10.1111/jomf.12702.
Also: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jomf.12702
Cohort(s): Mature Women
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing, Inc. => Wiley Online
Keyword(s): Divorce; Economic Well-Being; Home Ownership; Mortality; Net Worth; Racial Differences

Objective: This study identifies which midlife economic resources reduce the association between divorce and mortality risk among older Black and White women. Method: Fractional logistic regression and Gompertz proportional hazards models were estimated with data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Mature Women (N = 4,668; nlsinfo.org) to examine the associations between divorce, economic resources, and mortality among older Black and White women (born 1923-1937). Results: Divorced White women had significantly less housing and financial wealth than their continuously married counterparts, and both Black and White divorcees had less vehicle wealth and higher probabilities of indebtedness. With respect to survival, net worth and housing wealth accounted for the largest reductions in marital and racial differences in survival.
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Wolfe, Joseph D. and Mieke Beth Thomeer. "Divorce, Economic Resources, and Survival among Older Black and White Women." Journal of Marriage and Family published online (17 July 2020): DOI: 10.1111/jomf.12702.