Evenhouse, Eirik and Reilly, Siobhan (2010): Women's multiple-partner fertility in the United States: Prevalence, correlates and trends, 1985-2008.
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This study provides the first current, nationally representative estimate of the prevalence of multipartnered fertility among American women, as a whole and within subgroups. We also chart trends in behavior from 1985 through 2008. Our estimates are derived from the household relationship matrices found in 12 panels of the Census Bureau’s Survey of Income and Program Participation spanning this period. Contrary to expectations, there was no upward trend in multipartnered fertility over those 23 years for the population as a whole. While trends within subgroups did emerge, they tended to offset each other.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Women's multiple-partner fertility in the United States: Prevalence, correlates and trends, 1985-2008|
|Keywords:||multipartnered fertility; multiple-father fertility; Survey of Income and Program Participation; SIPP;|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J13 - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J12 - Marriage; Marital Dissolution; Family Structure; Domestic Abuse
|Depositing User:||Eirik Evenhouse|
|Date Deposited:||20. Nov 2010 17:56|
|Last Modified:||03. Mar 2013 03:20|
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