Fertility control in the United States before the contraceptive revolution.

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Women born in the 1st decade of the 10th century achieved the lowest average family size of any cohort of US women that has completed childbearing. A survey of white, ever married women whose childbearing years peaked during the 1920s and 30s whows that more than 70% practiced contraception, and that over 80% of contraceptors used the most modern methods… (More)

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@article{Dawson1980FertilityCI, title={Fertility control in the United States before the contraceptive revolution.}, author={Deborah A. Dawson and D J Meny and Jeanne Clare Ridley}, journal={Family planning perspectives}, year={1980}, volume={12 2}, pages={76-86} }