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United States National Survey of Family Growth 1995


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1995 - 10/1995
Series or system 
United States National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The 1995 National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), based on a nationally representative sample of 10,847 women 15-44 years of age, produced estimates concerning: factors affecting pregnancy (including sexual activity, contraceptive use, and infertility); the medical care associated with contraception, infertility, and childbirth; marriage, divorce, cohabitation, and adoption; adoption and care of non-biological children; involvement of fathers; attitudes about sex, childbearing, and marriage.

The 1995 NSFG was the fifth cycle of the survey. Interviews were conducted in person by female interviewers using computer assisted personal interviewing (CAPI).