July 15, 1944

Social and Psychological Factors Affecting Fertility. II: Variations in the Size of Completed Families of 6,551 Native-White Couples in Indianapolis

JAMA. 1944;125(11):818. doi:10.1001/jama.1944.02850290058035

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This pamphlet contains an analysis based on household surveys conducted in Indianapolis of 6,551 native white couples of virtually completed fertility. It is concerned with the distribution and number of live births as related to possible associated factors. The percentage of childlessness, the part played by religion, the relation of family size to rental value and educational attainment and other factors were included. The subject is related to numerous important social and economic problems.

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