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ERIC Number: EJ154696
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1977
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Offspring Gender and Family Size: Implications from a Comparison of Mexican Americans and Anglo Americans
Wood, Charles H.; Bean, Frank D.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 39, 1, 129-138, Feb 77
This study examines the relationship between the gender of children already born and the likelihood of having subsequent children. Results indicate couples with previous children of the same gender are consistently more likely to bear an additional child. This relationship is more pronounced among Anglos than Mexican Americans. (Author)
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