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family

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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33% in family size groups 5, 6-9 and >10 respectively.
Maternal education, employment and family size were compared between the cases and control.
FAMILY sizes are shrinking, with women having a record low number of children, data shows.
Fisher's Chi-square test was used to establish the relationship between educational status and family size.
35,000 (or $40,000 for high-cost areas) per unit awards will be limited to those households at or below 90% of Area Median Income, adjusted for family size.
9) was simulated with finite base population size which had 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000 and 2000; for each generation, the sex ratio was arranged into 1: 1 and 1: 2 (male: female) using equaled family size conservation.
They did not control for variables that could account for the differences in outcomes between first-and later-born children, such as family size.
This cross-sectional community-based study was conducted to assess the perceived reasons among the mothers about family size in the Rural Health Training Centre (RHTC), Cherlapally, which is the field practice area of the Department of Community Medicine, Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Narketpally, Nalgonda, Telangana, which is in the southern part of India.
The parents can make Max either parent's dependent for alternative family size purposes.
Two children was the most common family size for women born in 1941 and 1968.
As ideal family size decreases in many countries, couples may find it difficult to have the number of sons they want without surpassing their desired number of children.