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Age at Menarche of Poor Viennese Women, 1907 (ICPSR 6804) RSS

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Summary:

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. ICPSR6804-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research[distributor], 1998. doi:10.3886/ICPSR6804.v1

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Scope of Study

Geographic Coverage:   Global

Time Period:  

  • 1907

Date of Collection:  

  • 1984

Universe:   All women who entered the delivery clinic of a hospital in Vienna for the year 1907.

Data Types:   administrative records data

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Archive of the City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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