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Schmertmann florida state university fertility in

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Unformatted text preview: CHMERTMANN, FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY Fertility in Brazil Population growth in Brazil Fertility in Brazil Some facts: - The number of pregnancies fell from 3.2 million in 2000 to 2.9 mi in 2008 (most of it among women from 15-24 years old) - Emergency contraception has been available free of charge at public health clinics since 2004 - Abortion is illegal but the number of illegal abortions is estimated to be around 1 million per year - Public daycares open from 7:15 to 17:00 - 180 days of paid maternity leave - Growth of the women participation on the workforce from 58% in 2000 to 63% in 2005 - Number of pregnant mothers with more than 40 years grew 27% from 1991 to 2000 -Women with 7 or less years of study have an average of 3.19 ch...
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