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Intended and Ideal Family Size in the United States, 1970-2002.
The importance of fertility ideals and intentions for understanding observed fertility levels is discussed, a model that can account for variable attitude-behavior consistency is proposed, and a framework is used to examine trends in American women's fertility ideals, intentions, and actual fertility.
School-Based Extracurricular Activity Involvement and Adolescent Self-Esteem: A Growth-Curve Analysis
The results support the utility of examining the longitudinal impact of portfolio type on well-being outcomes and indicate that age had a linear relationship with self-esteem over time.
Risk Factors for Running Away Among a General Population Sample of Males and Females
Structural equation modeling results revealed that those with greater levels of family instability and those who ran away at Wave 2 were significantly more likely to run away and/or become homeless 5 years later at Wave 3.