The effect of reproductive intentions on subsequent fertility among low-parity Korean women, 1971-76.

@article{Foreit1980TheEO,
  title={The effect of reproductive intentions on subsequent fertility among low-parity Korean women, 1971-76.},
  author={Karen G. Fleischman Foreit and Man Hee Suh},
  journal={Studies in family planning},
  year={1980},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={91-104}
}
The effect of reproductive intentions on subsequent fertility is evaluated for a group of low-parity, primarily rural, Korean women. These women were more successful in achieving wanted additional births than in avoiding unwanted births, both at the aggregate and individual level. Several models of fertility behavior are tested. Reproductive intentions and number of living sons are the best predictors of subsequent fertility, and their effects are mediated largely by their impact on induced… CONTINUE READING