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|Title:||Peru Fertility Survey, 1969: Combined PECFAL and Lima PEAL Survey|
|Abstract:||The International Statistical Research Center combined data from the 1969 Peru Encuesta de Fecundidad (PECFAL), rural and urban, and the 1970 Estudio de Aburto Indueido en la Civdad de Lima (PEAL). This was done to achieve comparability with the 1977-1978 Peru World Fertility Survey. The PEAL studies gathered data on the incidence of induces abortion, the extent of fertility regulation practices, and the number of persons reached by family planning programs. The PECFAL surveys asked questions on marital union(s), completed fertility, fertility in the first five years of marriage and in the last five years. Control variables include current and childhood residence (husband and wife), education (husband and wife), and age of wife.|
|Universe:||Women 15 to 49 years of age.|