This study examined sex ratios in 6 counties in China.
Data from a household survey (n=5756) were retrospectively analyzed.
A normal sex ratio was found for children less than18 years of age.
Significant differences in sex ratios and family size were observed between the household survey data and population registers.
The findings indicate a high number of unregistered female births and are consistent with calls for a rethinking of Chinese population policies in the direction of a more collaborative policy based on female education and participation.
Mots-clés Pascal : Planning familial, Chine, Asie, Sex ratio, Epidémiologie, Adolescent, Homme, Enfant, Démographie, Milieu familial, Structure groupe, Variation géographique, Politique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Family planning, China, Asia, Sex ratio, Epidemiology, Adolescent, Human, Child, Demography, Family environment, Group structure, Geographical variation, Policy
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0225862
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 11/09/1998.