Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of Contraception in Taiwan: Second Province-Wide Fertility Survey (KAP II), 1967 (ICPSR 6863)

Published: Nov 4, 2005

Principal Investigator(s):
L.P. Chow; Hsiao-Chang Chen; Ming-Cheng Chang


Version V1

The second of six province-wide surveys of married women in Taiwan was conducted in 1967 to examine changes since 1965 (see KAP I, ICPSR 6862) regarding knowledge of, attitudes toward, and practice of contraception. Data were again collected regarding family relations, fertility, and family planning, along with family demographics. In addition, detailed information was gathered on each pregnancy and on topics such as the total number of live births, fetal deaths, induced abortions, and sterilization. Demographic information such as age, education, employment, and family history who collected for both husband and wife.

Chow, L.P., Chen, Hsiao-Chang, and Chang, Ming-Cheng. Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of Contraception in Taiwan: Second Province-Wide Fertility Survey (KAP II), 1967. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2005-11-04.

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1967-10 -- 1967-11

(1) Data in KAP II may be linked with the data collected in 1970 (KAP III, ICPSR 6864). (2) The codebook and data collection instrument are provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file and the frequencies are provided as two PDF files.

Stratified multistage probability sample.

Married women aged 20-44 in nonaboriginal townships in Taiwan.

personal interviews

survey data



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.

2002-02-26 The codebook for this collection has been updated. It now includes a listing of the geographic variables that were removed from the dataset to preserve respondent privacy along with contact information to obtain access to these identifiers.


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