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Table 2 Cross-tabulation between marital intentions and marriage attitudes (index)

From: Decisions on marriage? Couples’ decisions on union transition in Sweden

  Marital intentions
Marital attitudes Both partners want to get married Woman wants to get married but man does not Man wants to get married but woman does not Neither partner wants to get married
Both partners positive towards marriage
 Number of couples 114 23 19 39
 Column % 45 36 37 28
Woman positive but man not positive
 Number of couples 46 22 8 26
 Column % 18 34 16 19
Man positive but woman not positive
 Number of couples 72 10 18 33
 Column % 28 16 35 24
Neither partner positive towards marriage
 Number of couples 21 9 6 41
 Column % 8 14 12 30
Total
 Number of couples 253 64 51 139
 Column % 100 100 100 100
  1. Pearson chi2(9) = 46.7 P value = 0.000