Population growth and fertility patterns in an Old Order Amish settlement.

@article{Greksa2002PopulationGA,
  title={Population growth and fertility patterns in an Old Order Amish settlement.},
  author={Lawrence P Greksa},
  journal={Annals of human biology},
  year={2002},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={192-201}
}
BACKGROUND Since they are a healthy and well-nourished isolate with strong religious proscriptions against birth control, the fertility patterns of the Old Order Amish have long been studied by demographers, particularly those with an interest in natural fertility. AIM The present report describes population growth, population structure, and fertility patterns in a little-studied Amish settlement located in northeastern Ohio, USA (Geauga Settlement). SUBJECTS AND METHODS A directory… CONTINUE READING