Abortion, Birth Control, and Contraception: Fertility Decline in Norway

@article{Sogner2003AbortionBC,
  title={Abortion, Birth Control, and Contraception: Fertility Decline in Norway},
  author={S Sogner},
  journal={Journal of Interdisciplinary History},
  year={2003},
  volume={34},
  pages={209-234}
}
  • S. Sogner
  • Published 29 September 2003
  • Economics
  • Journal of Interdisciplinary History
Between 1890 and 1930, fertility in Norway was halved; four variables accounted for 63 percent of explained variance. Socioeconomic factors were clearly more important than cultural onesa finding that does not necessarily contradict results found in other studies: Within a homogenous cultural framework, fertility decline tends to follow socioeconomic development. Qualitative findings corroborate the regression analysis: Districts where women made their earliest and most active use of the right… 
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