ERIC Number: ED329609
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Dec
Adolescent Fertility: National File [Machine-Readable Data File].
Moore, Kristin A.; And Others
This computer file contains recent cross sectional data on adolescent fertility in the United States for 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975 and 1980-85. The following variables are included: (1) births; (2) birth rates; (3) abortions; (4) non-marital childbearing; (5) infant mortality; and (6) low birth weight. Data for both teenagers and women aged 20-24 are included. The number of unmarried women by age is also included. The following features are included: (1) instructions are on-screen; (2) files can be manipulated to create several user-specified two-way tables; (3) population numbers can be percentaged; (4) longitudinal data can be indexed by year; and (5) individual tables can be printed. The files are used on a personal computer with Lotus 1-2-3, Versions 1A, 2.0 or higher. The data may also be retrieved by other programs that can import Lotus files, but the user may not be able to take advantage of all of the features. At least 512K of memory is needed, but 640K is recommended if the user loads other applications. FREQUENCY: Periodic. TYPE OF SURVEY: Population. POPULATION: Adolescents, Young Adults, Females. SAMPLE: . RESPONDENTS: . RESPONSE RATE: . YEAR OF EARLIEST DATA: 1960. YEAR OF LATEST DATA: 1985. (FMW)
Descriptors: Abortions, Adolescents, Birth Rate, Birth Weight, Computer Software, Early Parenthood, Illegitimate Births, Infant Mortality, Microcomputers, National Surveys, Neonates, Pregnancy, Statistical Data, Unwed Mothers, Young Adults
Child Trends, Inc., 2100 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20037.
Publication Type: Machine-Readable Data Files; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Child Trends, Inc., Washington, DC.
Note: For other data files from this source, see UD 027 662-664.