A comparison of the fertility of Dominican, Puerto Rican and mainland Puerto Rican adolescents.

@article{Fennelly1992ACO,
  title={A comparison of the fertility of Dominican, Puerto Rican and mainland Puerto Rican adolescents.},
  author={Kevin P. Fennelly and Gary Cornwell and Lynne M. Casper},
  journal={Family planning perspectives},
  year={1992},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={107-10, 134}
}
Data from three fertility surveys are used to examined the probabilities and determinants of adolescent births among Dominican and Puerto Rican women. Young women in the Dominican Republic are the most likely to have had a child by each year of age from 14 through 24, followed by young women on the Island of Puerto Rico; the probability of an early birth is lowest for Puerto Rican women on the U.S. mainland. Eighteen percent of Dominican women have had a child before their 18th birthday… CONTINUE READING