Marital status and birth order in a sample of Dublin males

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dc.contributor.author Walsh, Brendan M.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-21T14:06:24Z
dc.date.available 2009-10-21T14:06:24Z
dc.date.copyright 1973 Galton Foundation en
dc.date.issued 1973
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Biosocial Science en
dc.identifier.issn 0021-9320
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1533
dc.description.abstract The association between birth order and marital status has been explored in a sample of 2500 adult males living in Dublin in 1968. Higher proportions ever-married were found among both eldest sons and eldest children than among the rest of the sample at each age below 46 years. In general, the lowest proportions ever-married were found among youngest sons and youngest children. Differences between the mean ages at marriage of the various birth orders were found among the married sub-sample that accorded with expectations based on the differentials in proportions ever-married. Hypotheses that might be supported by these findings are discussed. en
dc.format.extent 4304 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Cambridge University Press en
dc.subject.lcsh Marital status--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Birth order--Ireland en
dc.title Marital status and birth order in a sample of Dublin males en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.authorid UCD0036 en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 5 en
dc.identifier.issue 2 en
dc.identifier.startpage 187 en
dc.identifier.endpage 193 en
dc.neeo.contributor Walsh|Brendan M.|aut|UCD0036 en


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