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  • the World Fertility Survey (WFS) programme of the 1970s which concerned nine countries in the region including Iran, Syria and Israel;
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World Fertility Survey conference 1980 : record of proceedings : London, 7-11 July 1980.

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...he World Fertility Survey has attempted to assess macro paraineters at the country-level and micro parameters at the individual-level (Entwistle et al, 1982). It is interesting to note that Lloyd (in =-=Cleland and Scott, 1987-=-, 611) states that 'it remains questionable whether underlying macro-level relationships have a quantifiable structure'.sThe Michigan group have also modelled the variations in contraceptive use in Th...

For surveys, whenever the estimates are available in the survey report they are directly taken from the report. In other cases, if microdata are available, estimates are produced by the United Nations Population Division based on national data. The main surveys utilized are the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), the Reproductive Health Surveys (RHS), the World Fertility Survey (WFS), the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS), the Contraceptive Prevalence Surveys (CPS), and other nationally sponsored surveys.


Birth before the Age of 18 UN, World Fertility Survey, 1986 Percent

Table 5 presents desired family size in the 14 developed countries for which fertility has been reported, based on the World Fertility Survey. Clearly, there is little difference in family size between urban and rural areas, or between the small town and the medium-sized town. There is, however, a clear difference between these categories of residence and the large town and the city, but no clear difference exists between these last two. The pattern of family size in the developing countries follows that of fertility already discussed.