Using Fertility Surveys to Evaluate an Indirect Method for Detecting Fertility Control: A Study of Cohort Parity Analysis

Barbara S. Okun*, James Trussell, Barbara Vaughan

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Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)161-171
Number of pages11
JournalPopulation Studies
Volume50
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jul 1996

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* This research was supported by Grant 1-RO1-HD29155-01 from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. We thank Timothy Guinnane, Warren Sanderson and Paul David for useful comments. t Lecturer, Department of Demography, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus Campus, 91905 Jerusalem, Israel. Tel: 972-2-883-335. Fax: 972-2-322-545. :~ Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, and Director, Office of Population Research, Princeton University, 21 Prospect Avenue, Princeton, NJ 08544-2091. Tel: 609-258-4946. Fax: 609-258-1039. § Technical Staff, Office of Population Research, Princeton University, 21 Prospect Avenue, Princeton, NJ 08544-2091. Tel: 609-258-4947. Fax: 609-258-1039. x p. David and W. Sanderson, 'The emergence of a two-child norm among American birth controllers', Population and Development Review, 13 (1987) pp. 1-41; P. David and W. Sanderson, 'Measuring marital fertility control with CPA', Population Index, 54 (1988) pp. 691-713; P. David and W. Sanderson, 'Cohort parity analysis and fertility transition dynamics: reconstructing historical trends in fertility control from a single census', Population Studies, 44 (1990) pp. 421-455; P. David, T. Mroz, W. Sanderson, K. Wachter and D. Weir, 'Cohort parity analysis: statistical estimates of the extent of fertility control ', Demography, 25 (1988), pp. 163-188.

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