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The Resource Chitwan Valley [Nepal] Family Study, 1996-1997, William G. Axinn, (electronic resource)

Chitwan Valley [Nepal] Family Study, 1996-1997, William G. Axinn, (electronic resource)

Label
Chitwan Valley [Nepal] Family Study, 1996-1997
Title
Chitwan Valley [Nepal] Family Study, 1996-1997
Statement of responsibility
William G. Axinn
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This survey was designed to gather information about the relationship between social change and family formation in the western part of the Chitwan Valley in south central Nepal. Data were gathered through face-to-face interviews. Respondents' views were sought on the topics of education, marriage, childbearing, contraception, ethnicity, media exposure, voluntary association participation, migration, infant mortality, living arrangements, labor force participation, childhood community, intergenerational relations, religion, marital quality, and social networks. Specific questions on education and life experiences assessed respondents' oral and written skills, exposure to mass media (including newspapers, television, and movies), memberships in social organizations, and experiences with banking and medical facilities. Life histories of those surveyed were gathered, including age, migration history, marital status, children, education, family planning methods, living arrangements, travel experiences, and employment history. Questions on children included number of children, their education history, whether they were breastfed, and whether they had ever visited a doctor. Questions on childhood community context assessed proximity of school, medical facility, bus stop, cinema, market, police station, place of worship, and places of employment to the respondents' homes between birth and the age of 12, level of local development, presence of electricity and public works projects, and existence of women's organizations. Respondents were surveyed about marital experiences, including spousal selection, courtship, marriage processes, whether their spouse lived in the same village prior to their relationship, whether a dowry was given, and what they thought was the ideal age for marriage and childbearing. A series of questions focused on attitudes toward fertility, with items co... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03059
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Date time place
Start: 1996; and end: 1997
Funding information
United States Department of Health and HumanServices. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of ChildHealth and Development.
Geographic coverage
Nepal.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
ICPSR
Series volume
3059
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birth control
  • Children
  • Education
  • Ethnicity
  • Families
  • Family planning
  • Family relationships
  • Infant mortality
  • Labor force
  • Life history
  • Living arrangements
  • Marriage
  • Memberships
  • Population migration
  • Social change
  • Social networks
Target audience
specialized
Label
Chitwan Valley [Nepal] Family Study, 1996-1997, William G. Axinn, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Individual Interview Data; Part 2: Individual Life History Calendar Data; Part 3: Child-Level Data; Part 4: Individual-Level Household Census Data; Part 5: Individual-Level Household Relationship Grid Data
Control code
MIU01000000000000005047387
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR version.
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR03059
  • (OCoLC)ocm61153415
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR03059
  • (OCoLC)ocm61153415
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
5 data files + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + data collection instruments (PDF)
Label
Chitwan Valley [Nepal] Family Study, 1996-1997, William G. Axinn, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Individual Interview Data; Part 2: Individual Life History Calendar Data; Part 3: Child-Level Data; Part 4: Individual-Level Household Census Data; Part 5: Individual-Level Household Relationship Grid Data
Control code
MIU01000000000000005047387
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR version.
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR03059
  • (OCoLC)ocm61153415
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR03059
  • (OCoLC)ocm61153415
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
5 data files + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + data collection instruments (PDF)

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