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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 413–436.
Published: 09 March 2017
... with the economic conditions as well as their stock of dependent children. The effects were larger among the lower socioeconomic ranks. Our findings on the existence of parity-dependent as well as parity-independent birth spacing in England are consistent with the growing evidence that marital birth control...
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Demography (2008) 45 (4): 817–827.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Melanie Guldi Abstract This article empirically assesses whether age-restricted access to abortion and the birth control pill influence minors’ fertility in the United States. There is not a strong consensus in previous literature regarding the relationship between laws restricting minors’ access...
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Demography (1994) 31 (4): 593–602.
Published: 01 November 1994
...Joan Marie Kraft; James E. Coverdill Abstract Previous studies of the use of birth control by sexually active single women tend to emphasize family background and aspirations, and restrict their attention to teenagers. We elaborate this framework by considering how labor market experiences might...
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Demography (1992) 29 (3): 333–341.
Published: 01 August 1992
.... 29, No.3, August 1992 Age of Entry into Marriage and the Date of the Initiation of Voluntary Birth Control* Ansley J. Coale Office of Population Research Princeton University 21 Prospect Avenue Princeton, NJ 08544 It is widely known that modem economic development has been accompanied...
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Demography (1973) 10 (4): 571–590.
Published: 01 November 1973
...Robert G. Weisbord Abstract During the 1960’s and continuing into the 1970’s, the charge that birth control and abortion are integral elements of a white genocidal conspiracy directed against Afro-Americans has been heard with increasing frequency and stridency in black communities. The genocide...
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Demography (1976) 13 (4): 479–493.
Published: 01 November 1976
...Helen Ware Abstract A conventional assumption in the family planning literature is that birth control in developing countries is first adopted by high parity women who wish to cease childbearing. The empirical support for this belief has mainly been drawn from interview surveys on the motivations...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 525–536.
Published: 01 November 1971
...Thomas J. Espenshade Abstract The natural fertility schedule of a population is the schedule of age-specific marital fertility we would observe if no birth control were being practiced. In natural fertility (no birth control) populations we can observe the natural fertility schedule directly...
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Demography (1970) 7 (3): 329–339.
Published: 01 August 1970
...John B. Williamson Abstract This study is an assessment of the relevance of subjective efficacy and ideal family size as predictors of favorability toward birth control. The samples considered are male factory workers in five developing nations. The effects of ideal family size and subjective...
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Demography (1973) 10 (1): 85–98.
Published: 01 February 1973
...John Isbister Abstract If different groups of people in a low-income society save at different average rates, a program of birth control may affect the aggregate rate of saving by changing the relative shares of income accruing to these groups. A model is outlined in which this process occurs...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 811–826.
Published: 01 June 1968
...Mario Jaramillo-Gomez 15 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1968 1968 Family Planning Sexual Intercourse Sexual Education Contraceptive Method Family Planning Program MEDELLIN: A CASE OF STRONG RESISTANCE TO BIRTH CONTROL MARIO JARAMILLO-GOMEZ* The city of Medellin...
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Demography (1974) 11 (2): 189–194.
Published: 01 May 1974
... 11, Number 2 May 1974 EFFECT ON UNWANTED FERTILITY OF EXTENDING PHYSICIAN-ADMINISTERED BIRTH CONTROL IN THE UNITED STATES J. Richard Udry and Karl E. Bauman Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 576–600.
Published: 01 June 1967
... imprecisión respectoa la edad a la que empezo el uso, aunque las mujeres son capaces de identificar el período entre embarazos cuando se inició el uso de anticonceptivos. Summary Based on material collected in Barbados in 1964, this paper examines knowledge and use of birth control in terms of three types...
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Demography (2013) 50 (6): 2105–2128.
Published: 14 June 2013
...Sourafel Girma; David Paton Abstract Previous work based on conjectural responses of minors predicted that the 2003 Texas requirement for parental consent for state-funded birth control to minors would lead to a large increase in underage pregnancies. We use state- and county-level data to test...
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Demography (1966) 3 (1): 188–203.
Published: 01 March 1966
... fertility. Traditionally, urban living has dampened childbearing in two ways—first, health conditions in cities were inferior to those of rural areas, and thus urbanization affected fecundity adversely; second, city residents are more likely to know about and adopt birth control than rural residents...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 104–121.
Published: 01 March 1968
... population growth. This paper presents the results of several computer-simulation models in which it is presumed that parents have a perfect method of birth control but also want to be highly certain that at least one son will survive to the father's sixty-fifth birthday, so that he can support his parents...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 747–770.
Published: 01 November 2007
... investigation focuses on a setting in rural Nepal that experienced a transition from virtually no use of birth control in 1945 to the widespread use of birth control by 1995 to limit fertility. Changes in the availability of many different dimensions of health services provide the means to evaluate...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1433–1452.
Published: 04 August 2012
... no significant education differences in use of the pill. Among women who had ever used hormonal birth control, those with less than a college degree were more likely than college-educated women to discontinue the birth control because of dissatisfaction. However, net of education, this study found no significant...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1571–1595.
Published: 17 July 2020
...Gregory Clark; Neil Cummins; Matthew Curtis Abstract A conclusion of the European Fertility Project in 1986 was that pretransition populations mostly displayed natural fertility , where parity-dependent birth control was absent. This conclusion has recently been challenged for England by new...
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Demography (1967) 4 (1): 90–97.
Published: 01 March 1967
.... The possibilities of micro-demography, of building up demographic trends from individual decisions, become stronger as more individual control can be exerted over the events. Such disparate events as control of infectious disease, air pollution, birth control, civil rights, and changes in the educational system...
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Demography (2020) 57 (1): 267–296.
Published: 22 January 2020
..., birth intervals in sub-Saharan Africa have been lengthening since the onset of the transition. Birth control is not restricted to a dichotomy between limitation and spacing. Other reasons for curtailing childbearing and postponing having another birth also shape countries’ pathways through fertility...
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