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Demography

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 325–327 | Cite as

The effect of the Great Blackout of 1965 on births in New York City

  • J. Richard Udry
Article

Abstract

A comparison of the number of births in New York City nine months after the Great Blackout of 1965 with comparable periods for the previous five years shows no increase in births associated with the blackout.

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York City Gestational Length Mount Sinai Hospital Comparable Period York City Depart 
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References

  1. New York Times, November 10, 1965.Google Scholar
  2. Tolchin, Martin. “Births Up Nine Months After Blackout,”New York Times, August 10, 1966, p. 1.Google Scholar
  3. Vital Statistics of the U. S. 1965 Vol. I—Natality. U. S. Dept. of H. E. W. Public Health Service, National Center for Health Statistics, Table 1–42 and Table 1–46.Google Scholar

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© Population Association of America 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Richard Udry
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Public HealthUniversity of North CarolinaChapel Hill

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