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The Resource National Fertility Survey, 1975, Charles F. Westoff, Norman B. Ryder, (electronic resource)

National Fertility Survey, 1975, Charles F. Westoff, Norman B. Ryder, (electronic resource)

Label
National Fertility Survey, 1975
Title
National Fertility Survey, 1975
Statement of responsibility
Charles F. Westoff, Norman B. Ryder
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The 1975 National Fertility Survey was the fifth in a series of studies (National Fertility Surveys/Growth of American Families) examining marital fertility and family planning. The 1975 version of the National Fertility Survey is unique from the surveys that preceded it (1955, 1960, 1965, and 1970) in that it is longitudinal, incorporating respondents that first participated in the 1970 survey. Respondents were queried on the following main topics: family ideals, work history, family life and women's rights, history of live births and miscarriages/stillbirths, adoptions, abortions, contraception history, family planning and sterilization operations, fertility issues, and current population problems. Questions pertaining to family ideals included preferred family size, preferences with respect to the gender of children, and ideal ages for having first and last children. Regarding work history, respondents were asked about all paid employment since January, 1970, motivation for employment, whether they were currently employed, and whether future employment was probable. Respondents were asked a number of questions about family life and women's rights including whether preschool-aged children suffer if the mother works, if children could have warm relationships with a working mother, if the father should work outside of the home and the mother stay home, whether men and women should have the same job opportunities and be paid the same for doing the same job, and if men and women should receive equal consideration for top-level positions. With respect to pregnancy history, respondents were asked if they had ever had a baby, how many total live births they had had, the date of first live birth, duration of the pregnancy, and about breastfeeding practices. Respondents were also asked about any miscarriages or stillbirths they had including total number and after how many m... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04334
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Funding information
United States Department of Health, Education, andWelfare. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.Center for Population Research.
Geographic coverage
United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1923-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Westoff, Charles F
  • Ryder, Norman B.
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
ICPSR
Series volume
4334
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abortion
  • Adoption
  • Birth control
  • Birth expectations
  • Breast feeding
  • Child development
  • Child health
  • Childbirth
  • Contraception
  • Family planning
  • Family size
  • Fertility
  • Miscarriages
  • Population
  • Population growth
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy history
  • Quality of life
  • Religious beliefs
  • Reproductive history
  • Sexual behavior
  • Stillbirths
  • Working mothers
Target audience
specialized
Label
National Fertility Survey, 1975, Charles F. Westoff, Norman B. Ryder, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2008-01-04
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005641953
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
The terms of use for this study can be found at http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR/TERMS/04334.xml 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
  • (OCoLC)190871633
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04334
  • (OCoLC)ocn190871633
  • (OCoLC)190871633
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04334
  • (OCoLC)ocn190871633
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup file + SPSS setup file + Stata setup file.
Label
National Fertility Survey, 1975, Charles F. Westoff, Norman B. Ryder, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2008-01-04
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005641953
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
The terms of use for this study can be found at http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR/TERMS/04334.xml 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
  • (OCoLC)190871633
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04334
  • (OCoLC)ocn190871633
  • (OCoLC)190871633
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04334
  • (OCoLC)ocn190871633
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup file + SPSS setup file + Stata setup file.

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