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The Resource Growth of American Families, 1960, Pascal K. Whelpton, Arthur A. Campbell, John E. Patterson, (electronic resource)

Growth of American Families, 1960, Pascal K. Whelpton, Arthur A. Campbell, John E. Patterson, (electronic resource)

Label
Growth of American Families, 1960
Title
Growth of American Families, 1960
Statement of responsibility
Pascal K. Whelpton, Arthur A. Campbell, John E. Patterson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The 1960 Growth of American Families survey was the second in a series of two surveys that measured women's attitudes on various topics relating to fertility and family planning for 3,256 currently married White women aged 18-44 living in private households, previously married White women aged 23-44, who were married and living with their husband in 1960, and currently married non-White women aged 18-39, living with their husband. Main topics in the survey included residence history, marital history, education, employment and income, parent's characteristics, religiosity, siblings, attitude towards contraception, past use of contraceptives, fertility history, fecundity, attitudes and opinions on childbearing and rearing, desired family size, fertility intentions, and fertility expectations. Respondent's were asked to give detailed information pertaining to their residence history dating back to their birth. They were also asked if they ever lived on a farm. Respondents were also queried on their marital history, specifically, when their marriage(s) took place, ended, and how they ended. Respondents were asked to report their level of education, if they ever attended a school or college that belonged to a church or a religious group, and if so, what specific church or religious group. Respondents were also queried about their employment and income. Specifically, they were asked to report their own and their husband's occupation and industry. They were also queried on whether they worked between their pregnancies and if the work was part-time or full-time. They were asked to state their total family income and their husband's earnings. Characteristics of the respondent's parents were also asked for including nationality, occupation while respondent was growing up, and religious preference. Respondent's religiosity was also explored with questions about religious activit ... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR20001
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Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
numeric data
Funding information
Rockefeller Foundation.
Geographic coverage
United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1893-1964
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Whelpton, Pascal K.
  • Campbell, Arthur A
  • Patterson, John E
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
  • ICPSR
  • Growth of American Families Series
Series volume
  • 20001
  • 20001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harmonized Fertility Surveys
  • Adoption
  • Attitudes
  • Birth control
  • Childbirth
  • Contraception
  • Education
  • Family history
  • Family planning
  • Family size
  • Fertility
  • Income
  • Job history
  • Marriage
  • Population
  • Population growth
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy history
  • Religious beliefs
  • Reproductive history
  • Sexual behavior
Target audience
specialized
Label
Growth of American Families, 1960, Pascal K. Whelpton, Arthur A. Campbell, John E. Patterson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2009-04-22
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Growth of American Families, 1960
Control code
MIU01000000000000007093462
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to the general public
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
  • (OCoLC)ocn436447773
  • (OCoLC)436447773
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR20001
  • (OCoLC)ocn436447773
  • (OCoLC)436447773
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR20001
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Type of computer file
1 dataset.
Label
Growth of American Families, 1960, Pascal K. Whelpton, Arthur A. Campbell, John E. Patterson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2009-04-22
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Growth of American Families, 1960
Control code
MIU01000000000000007093462
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to the general public
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
  • (OCoLC)ocn436447773
  • (OCoLC)436447773
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR20001
  • (OCoLC)ocn436447773
  • (OCoLC)436447773
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR20001
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Type of computer file
1 dataset.

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