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F
igure 1. Completed Family Size (Childless, One-Child, and Multiple Children) of American Women Aged 40-44, 1976-2004


Note: Authors’ calculations using data from the Current Population Survey, 1976-2004.




Table 1. Characteristics of Women Aged 40-44 Years, by Fertility Status and Race








White







Black







Childless

Singleton

Multiple

Childless

Singleton

Multiple



N=521


N=539

N=2180

N=133

N=238

N=656




Mean

Mean

Mean

Mean

Mean

Mean




(Std Dev)

(Std Dev)

(Std Dev)

(Std Dev)

(Std Dev)

(Std Dev)

Family Structure



















Ever Married

0.608

0.929

0.979

0.466

0.702

0.840

 

(0.489)

(0.256)

(0.144)

(0.501)

(0.458)

(0.367)

Ever Cohabited

0.491

0.492

0.394

0.406

0.534

0.517

 

(0.500)

(0.500)

(0.489)

(0.493)

(0.500)

(0.500)

Reproductive History



















Duration (months) from Menses to Child #1 or Censor

357.131

186.823

131.950

361.374

151.848

94.361

 

(25.888)

(80.942)

(62.148)

(29.494)

(76.915)

(54.489)

Duration (months) from Child #1 to Child #2 or Censor




170.269

43.019




206.349

50.683

 




(82.576)

(31.988)




(78.131)

(43.588)

Age at Menarche

12.552

12.688

12.636

12.426

12.519

12.668

 

(1.563)

(1.648)

(1.588)

(2.111)

(1.647)

(1.805)

Age at First Birth or Adoption




28.256

23.632




25.173

20.528

 




(6.692)

(5.025)




(6.424)

(4.265)

Ever Adopted




0.032

0.027




0.017

0.014

 




(0.175)

(0.161)




(0.129)

(0.116)

Ever Had Abortion

0.209

0.184

0.158

0.150

0.252

0.209

 

(0.407)

(0.388)

(0.365)

(0.359)

(0.435)

(0.407)

Ever Had Miscarriage

0.140

0.282

0.318

0.241

0.277

0.311

 

(0.347)

(0.450)

(0.466)

(0.429)

(0.449)

(0.463)

Infecundity Issues

0.274

0.347

0.228

0.293

0.277

0.206

 

(0.447)

(0.476)

(0.420)

(0.457)

(0.449)

(0.405)

Ever Sterilized

0.211

0.365

0.537

0.338

0.450

0.713

 

(0.409)

(0.482)

(0.499)

(0.475)

(0.498)

(0.453)

Human Capital



















High School Dropout

0.052

0.098

0.172

0.135

0.130

0.282

 

(0.222)

(0.298)

(0.378)

(0.343)

(0.337)

(0.450)

High School Graduate

0.271

0.349

0.333

0.338

0.349

0.375

 

(0.445)

(0.477)

(0.472)

(0.475)

(0.478)

(0.484)

Some College

0.234

0.249

0.223

0.278

0.252

0.209

 

(0.424)

(0.433)

(0.417)

(0.450)

(0.435)

(0.407)

College Graduate

0.443

0.304

0.271

0.248

0.269

0.134

 

(0.497)

(0.461)

(0.444)

(0.434)

(0.444)

(0.341)

Part-time Employment

0.111

0.200

0.219

0.128

0.076

0.125

 

(0.315)

(0.401)

(0.414)

(0.335)

(0.265)

(0.331)

Full-time Employment

0.737

0.584

0.517

0.714

0.739

0.596

 

(0.441)

(0.493)

(0.500)

(0.453)

(0.440)

(0.491)

Socioeconomic Characteristics



















Mother Attended College

0.317

0.230

0.210

0.180

0.168

0.130

 

(0.466)

(0.421)

(0.407)

(0.386)

(0.375)

(0.336)

Mother Worked Full-time

0.338

0.328

0.286

0.496

0.500

0.498

 

(0.473)

(0.470)

(0.452)

(0.502)

(0.501)

(0.500)

Frequency of Church Attendance

1.769

1.739

1.774

1.915

1.939

1.911

 

(0.467)

(0.503)

(0.493)

(0.292)

(0.248)

(0.308)

Below 150% of Poverty

0.096

0.102

0.171

0.188

0.239

0.396

 

(0.295)

(0.303)

(0.376)

(0.392)

(0.428)

(0.490)

Income > $75,000 (2002 dollars)

0.226

0.276

0.284

0.075

0.147

0.104

 

(0.419)

(0.448)

(0.451)

(0.265)

(0.355)

(0.305)

Demographic Variables



















Age at Interview (in years)

41.804

41.952

41.934

42.090

41.916

41.939

 

(1.399)

(1.420)

(1.421)

(1.417)

(1.465)

(1.389)

Latina

0.077

0.121

0.147

0.023

0.042

0.027

 

(0.266)

(0.326)

(0.354)

(0.149)

(0.201)

(0.163)

Foreign Born

0.083

0.119

0.144

0.045

0.080

0.075

 

(0.275)

(0.324)

(0.351)

(0.208)

(0.272)

(0.263)
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