Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of Contraception in Taiwan: First Province-Wide Fertility Survey (KAP I), 1965 (ICPSR 6862)
The first of six province-wide surveys of married women in Taiwan was conducted in 1965 to obtain information on women's knowledge of, attitudes toward, and practice of contraception. Information about family relations, fertility, family planning, date and sex of live births, number of pregnancies, and family demographics was gathered from 3,719 women between the ages of 20 and 44. Detailed information was also gathered regarding contraceptive use (past and present), including the side effects of and satisfaction with intrauterine devices (IUDs). Demographic items such as age, education, employment, and family history are included for both husband and wife.
Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions. Please log in so we can determine if you are with a member institution and have access to these data files.
This study is provided by ICPSR. ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community.
Chow, L.P., Hsiao-Chang Chen, and Ming-Cheng Chang. KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES, AND PRACTICE OF CONTRACEPTION IN TAIWAN: FIRST PROVINCE-WIDE FERTILITY SURVEY (KAP I), 1965. ICPSR06862-v1. Taichung, Taiwan: Taiwan Provincial Institute of Family Planning [producer], 1965. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06862.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06862.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: attitudes, beliefs, birth control, cultural traditions, family background, family planning, family relations, fertility, knowledge (awareness), living arrangements, marriage, pregnancy, premarital sex, reproductive history, sexual behavior, women
The codebook and data collection instrument are provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file and the frequencies are provided as two PDF files. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided through the ICPSR Website on the Internet.
Original ICPSR Release: 1999-11-10
- 2005-11-04 On 2005-03-14 new files were added to one or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable, and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-11-04 to reflect these additions.
- Citations exports are provided above.
Export Study-level metadata (does not include variable-level metadata)
If you're looking for collection-level metadata rather than an individual metadata record, please visit our Metadata Records page.