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The Resource National Fertility Survey, 1965, Charles F. Westoff, Norman B. Ryder, (electronic resource)

National Fertility Survey, 1965, Charles F. Westoff, Norman B. Ryder, (electronic resource)

Label
National Fertility Survey, 1965
Title
National Fertility Survey, 1965
Statement of responsibility
Charles F. Westoff, Norman B. Ryder
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The 1965 National Fertility Survey was the first of three surveys that succeeded the Growth of American Families surveys (1955 and 1960) aimed at examining marital fertility and family planning in the United States. Currently married women were queried on the following main topics: residence history, marital history, education, income and employment, family background, religiosity, attitudes toward contraception and sterilization, birth control pill use and other methods of contraception, fecundity, family size, fertility expectations and intentions, abortion, and world population growth. Respondents were asked about their residence history, including what state they grew up in, whether they had lived with both of their parents at the age of 14, and whether they had spent any time living on a farm. Respondents were also asked a series of questions about their marital history. Specifically, they were asked about the duration of their current marriage, whether their current marriage was their first marriage, total number of times they had been married, how previous marriages ended, length of engagement, and whether their husband had children from a previous marriage. Respondents were asked what was the highest grade of school that they had completed, whether they had attended a co-ed college, and to give the same information about their husbands. Respondents were asked about their 1965 income, both individual and combined, their occupation, whether they had been employed since marriage, if and when they stopped working, and whether they were self-employed. They were also asked about their husband's recent employment status. With respect to family background, respondents were asked about their parents' and their husband's parents' nationalities, education, religious preferences, and total number children born alive to their mother and mother-in ... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR20002
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
numeric data
Funding information
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
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
  • National Fertility Survey Series
Series volume
  • 20002
  • 20002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harmonized Fertility Surveys
  • Abortion
  • Attitudes
  • Birth control
  • Birth expectations
  • Childbirth
  • Contraception
  • Education
  • Family history
  • Family planning
  • Family size
  • Fertility
  • Income
  • Population
  • Population growth
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy history
  • Religious beliefs
  • Reproductive history
  • Sexual behavior
  • World population
Target audience
specialized
Label
National Fertility Survey, 1965, Charles F. Westoff, Norman B. Ryder, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2009-04-22
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: National Fertility Survey, 1965
Control code
MIU01000000000000007093463
Dimensions
unknown
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
  • (OCoLC)ocn436449513
  • (OCoLC)436449513
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR20002
  • (OCoLC)ocn436449513
  • (OCoLC)436449513
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR20002
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Type of computer file
1 dataset.
Label
National Fertility Survey, 1965, Charles F. Westoff, Norman B. Ryder, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2009-04-22
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: National Fertility Survey, 1965
Control code
MIU01000000000000007093463
Dimensions
unknown
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
  • (OCoLC)ocn436449513
  • (OCoLC)436449513
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR20002
  • (OCoLC)ocn436449513
  • (OCoLC)436449513
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR20002
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Type of computer file
1 dataset.

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