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Demography (1994) 31 (1): 65–79.
Published: 01 February 1994
...; siblings’ fertility is an additional determinant of children’s family size preferences. 30 12 2010 © Population Association of America 1994 1994 Family Size Family Formation Fertility Preference Fertility Behavior Fertility Intention References Anderton D. L. , Tsuya N...
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Demography (1974) 11 (4): 587–611.
Published: 01 November 1974
... associated with differential fertility. Their potential both as independent and dependent variables in research is discussed. 26 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1974 1974 Family Size Married Woman Preference Order Preference Scale Scale Question References Andrews...
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Demography (1975) 12 (1): 57–66.
Published: 01 February 1975
.... ( 1969 ). Relationships among Intended, Expected, Desired, and Ideal Family Size: United States, 1965 . Washington : U. S. Center for Population Research . DEMOGRAPHV@ Volume 12, Number 1 February 1975 ON A METHOD FOR STUDYING FAMilY SIZE PREFERENCES Gary G. Koch, James R. Abernathy, and Peter B...
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1715–1737.
Published: 26 April 2013
...Sara Yeatman; Christie Sennott; Steven Culpepper Abstract Dynamic theories of family size preferences posit that they are not a fixed and stable goal but rather are akin to a moving target that changes within individuals over time. Nonetheless, in high-fertility contexts, changes in family size...
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Demography (1983) 20 (3): 333–352.
Published: 01 August 1983
.... ( 1974 ). Gender Preferences, Sex Predetermination, and Family Size in the United States . Social Biology , 21 , 242 – 248 . Freedman R. , & Coombs L. C. ( 1974 ). CrossCultural Comparisons: Data on Two Factors in Fertility Behavior . New York : The Population Council...
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Demography (2017) 54 (3): 835–859.
Published: 08 May 2017
... of children, we instrument family size with the gender of the first child, which is plausibly random. Given a strong son preference in India, parents tend to have more children if the firstborn is a girl. Our instrumental variable results show that children from larger families have lower educational...
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Demography (1979) 16 (3): 359–376.
Published: 01 August 1979
... in the education effect on preferences. Intrafamilial relations appear to be of less importance. Modernization of familial and religious values mediates between urbanization and family size preferences. The measure of preference used is a scale value which has been found in other research to be more predictive...
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Demography (1973) 10 (4): 619–637.
Published: 01 November 1973
... their desired family size than among women who had fewer than their desired number. The results thus suggest that, in Thailand at least, responses to family size preferences need to be interpreted with caution but nevertheless can be of use to the population analyst. 27 1 2011 © Population...
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Demography (1979) 16 (4): 523–534.
Published: 01 November 1979
...Lolagene C. Coombs Abstract A measure of underlying family size preference obtained for a sample of Detroit married women in 1962 is related to their fertility over a 15-year follow-up period. The data represent completed fertility. The I-scale preference measure used differs from the conventional...
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Demography (2023) 60 (2): 493–516.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Joshua R. Goldstein; Guy Stecklov Abstract Can the names parents gave their children give us insights into how parents in historical times planned their families? In this study, we explore whether the names given to the firstborn child can be used as indicators of family-size preferences and, if so...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 749–782.
Published: 20 April 2011
...Jaikishan Desai; Alessandro Tarozzi Abstract The impact of community-based family planning programs and access to credit on contraceptive use, fertility, and family size preferences has not been established conclusively in the literature. We provide additional evidence on the possible effect...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 450–461.
Published: 01 June 1966
... period. Use of the model presupposes assumptions about such factors as risks of fetal wastage, lengths of pregnancy, and postdelivery amenorrhea conditional to outcome of pregnancy, length of reproductive period, fecundability, desired family size, preferred birth spacing!, and effectiveness...
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Demography (1971) 8 (1): 37–48.
Published: 01 February 1971
...William B. Clifford, II Abstract Modern versus traditional value orientations based on the Kluckhohn and Strodtbeck schema are related to family size preferences and birth control effectiveness. Value orientations are viewed as mediating the relationship between socioeconomic status...
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Demography (1973) 10 (4): 599–618.
Published: 01 November 1973
...Kenneth W. Terhune; Sol Kaufman Abstract This article discusses the family size utility function (FSUF), which portrays the relative strengths of preferences among family sizes, as held by an individual, couple, or group. Derivable from the FSUF are indications of motivation to seek or avoid...
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Demography (1977) 14 (1): 97–102.
Published: 01 February 1977
.... Reliability results are compared to data from a previous study of teenagers. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1977 1977 Family Size Birth Interval Measuring Preference Twelfth Grader Family Size Desire References Cohen , J. ( 1960 ). A Coefficient...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2113–2141.
Published: 16 October 2020
... regression models to assess the effects of exposure to conflict events on ideal family size and the probability of childbearing within the 12 months prior to the interview. We find that, on average, exposure to armed conflict leads to modest reductions in both respondents’ preferred family size...
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Demography (2002) 39 (3): 557–572.
Published: 01 August 2002
... planning policy. Acceptance is weaker among women living in the poorest county and in the county where enforcement is most lenient. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2002 2002 Family Planning Family Size Baseline Survey Fertility Preference Current Number References...
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Demography (2014) 51 (4): 1451–1475.
Published: 04 July 2014
... fertility, especially desired family size, unwanted fertility, son preference, and fertility postponement. NFHS data show that less than 2 % of currently married 45- to 49-year-old women are childless. This suggests that at the population level, the incidence of infecundity is very low. Infecundity...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 787–809.
Published: 08 May 2015
... of methodological and theoretical issues arise when trying to assess desired fertility through questions about ideal family size. Debate exists about whether fertility is consciously regulated and what that means for interpreting stated fertility preferences. Historically, demographers viewed fertility decline...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 271–294.
Published: 30 January 2018
...). However, these women may be unable or unwilling to state their preference for other reasons. For this analysis, I focus on children of women whose stated ideal family size is between 1 and 9. Women with ideal family size of 0 or who give a nonnumerical answer have no stated gender preference...
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