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Convenience of work and the job constraint of children.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1157986     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This paper investigates whether convenient working conditions reduce the constraint of children on married women working. It is assumed that convenient working conditions are most important for women with heavy child-care responsibilities. Therefore, differentials in participation rates, by presence and age of children, are expected to be less pronounced in those occupations where a high proportion of jobs have convenient working conditions. Data are selected from the 1960 1/1000 Public Use Sample of the United States population. Those studied comprise white married women living with their husbands. The paper involves a comparison of differential participation rates of women by presence of children, between occupations grouped according to measures of convenience, using a multivariate analysis. The results indicate that differentials are least pronounced in those occupational groupings which have the highest percentage of convenience factors.
J C Darian
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Demography     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0070-3370     ISO Abbreviation:  Demography     Publication Date:  1975 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-12-04     Completed Date:  1975-12-04     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0226703     Medline TA:  Demography     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  245-58     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Child Care
Child, Preschool
Educational Status
Family Characteristics*
Infant, Newborn
Socioeconomic Factors
Statistics as Topic
United States

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