Estimating fertility rates using the ONS Longitudinal Study--what difference does the inclusion of non-continually resident members make?

@article{Robards2011EstimatingFR,
  title={Estimating fertility rates using the ONS Longitudinal Study--what difference does the inclusion of non-continually resident members make?},
  author={James Robards and Ann M. Berrington and Andrew Hinde},
  journal={Population trends},
  year={2011},
  volume={144},
  pages={30-44}
}
Among datasets available for fertility research in England and Wales, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Longitudinal Study (LS) is unique in its construction and scale. The large number of individuals who are part of the study means that it is an important dataset for estimating fertility trends in England and Wales by age and parity. This article uses the LS to estimate age-specific fertility rates (ASFRs) for England and Wales between 1991 and 2001. This necessitates great care to… CONTINUE READING

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