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Principal Investigator(s): Komlos, John
This data collection tracks the age at menarche of poor Viennese women and investigates its relationship to fertility. Information on the women includes age, marital status, birthplace, religion, age at menarche, regularity of menstruation, usual duration of menstruation, height measurement in centimeters, weight measurement, pulse, and number of previous pregnancies. Additional data items include month in which the mother entered the delivery clinic, sex of the newborn, length of the newborn in centimeters, birth weight of the newborn in grams, number of days mother remained in the hospital after delivery, weight of the baby upon leaving the hospital, and previous illnesses of the mother.
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Komlos, John. Age at Menarche of Poor Viennese Women, 1907. ICPSR06804-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research[distributor], 1998. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06804.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06804.v1
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: Global
Date of Collection:
Universe: All women who entered the delivery clinic of a hospital in Vienna for the year 1907.
Data Types: administrative records data
Archive of the City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Original ICPSR Release: 1998-02-19
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