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Study Report

Study Number: QP-008-006-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1990

Subject Area: Family Planning and Fertility

Bibliographic Citation: National survey of family growth, cycle IV: 1990 telephone reinterview.  [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: 6643

Date Accessioned: 5/13/1996

Number of Files Received: 5

Comments: Root directory of study consists of 5 parts. Data and documentation are stored as compressed executables.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 5/13/1996

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: The National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) is a periodic survey initiated to provide current information on fertility and infertility, family planning, childbearing, contraceptive practice, and other aspects of maternal and child health, and to gauge the effects of these processes on population growth. The NSFG Cycle IV telephone reinterviews have been divided into two files. The Respondent File (Part 1) contains one record for each woman in the survey, while the Interval File (Part 2) contains one record for each completed pregnancy experienced by a woman in the survey. An interval can be defined as any of the following: the time between a first intercourse at last contact (in 1988) and a pregnancy that ended after last contact, or the time between a pregnancy that ended before last contact and one that was in progress at the time of the interview. Part 1 offers data on the respondent's marital history/update, education, family background, sex education, births and pregnancies, first sexual intercourse, sterilizing operations, contraceptive history/update, family planning services, infertility services, births intended and expected, adoption, sexually transmitted diseases/AIDS, religion, race/ethnicity, employment/occupation, income, and insurance. Part 2 supplies information on outcomes of pregnancies and other pregnancy-related information, use of birth control methods during intervals, and ''wantedness'' of pregnancies.

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