Gender Gap 8 points, but Marriage Gap 21 points

It appears that some massaging of the exit poll data is being done as the hours go by, perhaps to make it line up more with fairly close actual vote totals. In any case, here`s the latest from NBC website, which has far more exit polls questions than CNN or some of the other sites. As usual, NBC has the Gender Gap as the 1st question displayed:

Gender

Category Obama Romney % Total
Male 45 52 47
Female 55 44 53

 

while the Marriage Gap is the 62nd question:

Are you currently married?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Yes 42 56 60
No 62 35 40

Gender by marital status

Category Obama Romney % Total
Married men 38 60 29
Married women 46 53 31
Not married men 56 40 18
Not married women 67 31 23

Do you have any children under 18 living in your home?

Category Obama Romney % Total
Yes 51 47 36
No 50 47 64

Married with children

Category Obama Romney % Total
Married with children 45 54 27
All others 53 45 73

Parents

Category Obama Romney % Total
Men with children 45 53 16
Women with children 56 43 20
Men without children 47 50 30
Women without children 54 45