Contraceptive Usage Among American Jewish Families

By Calvin Goldscheider

Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, 1981

This objective of this paper is to explore one of the mechanisms involved in American Jewish fertility that has not hitherto fore been examined in any depth, contraceptive usage. What are the variations in the type of contraception used among American women? To what extent are Jewish-non-Jewish differences in contraceptive usage related to socio-economic factors or to other uniquely Jewish characteristics.

Topic: Demography, Fertility

Name of Publication: Jewish Population Studies (Papers in Jewish Demography)

Volume/Issue: 16

Page Number(s): 239-256

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Goldscheider, Calvin. Contraceptive Usage Among American Jewish Families. Jewish Population Studies (Papers in Jewish Demography). Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry. 1981: 239-256. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2726


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