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Study Report

Study Number: QP-008-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1973

Subject Area: Family Planning and Fertility

Bibliographic Citation: National survey of family growth, cycle I, 1973: standardized micro-data tape transcript.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7898

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 2 volumes hard copy.

Abstract: The Family Growth Survey is a cyclic survey of civilian non-institutionalized women living in the United States who are less than 45 years of age and who are currently married, previously married, or single with natural children presently living in the household. Data were collected by personal interviews using a probability sample of these women. Fieldwork for Cycle I was conducted in a period centering on September 1973, and yielded 9,797 interviews. The study includes data on maternal and child health, and family planning practices and attitudes. The data have a logical record length of 2,100 and contain approximately 1,500 variables.

SUBJECT TERMS: abortion. birth control. divorce. domestic affairs. family. health. life events. marriage. quality of life. social attitudes and behavior. women. United States.

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