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Britain in Europe: international and regional comparisons of fertility levels and trends.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12286649     Owner:  PIP     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
"This chapter compares fertility patterns and trends in Britain with those in other West European countries. Britain shares many features in common with the rest of Western Europe: fertility below the replacement level, late childbearing with births over age 30 becoming more common. Britain stands out, however, by having one of the highest birth rates in Europe and is one of the few European countries not facing population decline in the medium term. Average age at first marriage and first birth are relatively young. Britain also has one of the highest proportions (30 per cent) of births outside marriage...[with] at least a quarter of all children...likely to experience a single parent home or a reconstituted family before age 16." Some data for the rest of the United Kingdom are also discussed.
Authors:
D Coleman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Studies on medical and population subjects     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0072-6400     ISO Abbreviation:  Stud Med Popul Subj     Publication Date:  1993  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-07-05     Completed Date:  1994-07-05     Revised Date:  2012-05-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0320644     Medline TA:  Stud Med Popul Subj     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  67-93     Citation Subset:  J    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Age Factors
Birth Order*
Birth Rate*
Demography
Developed Countries
Divorce*
Europe
Family Characteristics
Fertility*
Great Britain
Marital Status
Marriage*
Maternal Age*
Parents
Population
Population Characteristics
Population Density
Population Dynamics
Population Growth*
Reproductive History
Research
Sexual Behavior*
Single Person*
Single-Parent Family*

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