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Traditionally, people who are related by blood or marriage. The term can mean many different things depending on the circumstances. Most statutes have a section devoted to “definitions” that will tell you the intended definition of words used in the law. For example, the concept of what constitutes a family may be important in zoning cases for single-family housing or apartment restrictions against non-family members living in the apartment with the tenant.

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Unfortunately, available survey data do not allow the accurate estimation of the contribution these mechanisms have made to declines in family size preferences in many countries.
The factor of infant and child mortality probably influenced the family size combinations.
A b out Family Size Matters Family Size Matters is an educational program designed by Bayer HealthCare to help women who are done having children, or think they are done, talk to their doctors about family planning, including permanent birth control.
In analyses that omitted infecund respondents, 81% of women who wanted no more children in a given round expressed the same preference in the next round; the proportion was greater among those who had attained their ideal family size than among those who had not (86% vs.
Family size also has a "gigantic" effect on other aspects of a child's education, including grades and whether he or she graduates from high school and goes on to college, says Judith Blake of the University of California at Los Angeles.
com to enter codes found inside the new Family Size items displaying a "Coast to Coast Adventure" emblem.
said the report shouldn't spark a rush on chocolate Easter bunnies and family size bags of Snickers.
Such decisions were dictated by small family size (making the exploitation of additional land difficult).
This family size is purchased primarily by women for the whole family consumption while at home.
Applegate Naturals Family Size Chicken Nuggets will hit freezer cases in January 2012.
I once studied the family size of the families who had priestly vocations.
Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency is now making low-interest loans available for family size operations in Ventura and 17 other California counties.