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Infertility attitudes
American attitudes on children and family

How important is having children to you personally?
Very/most important62%
Somewhat important 19%
Not important 19%

Watching children grow up is life's greatest joy.

Agree 82%
Disagree 4%
No opinion 14%

A marriage without children is not fully complete.

Agree 46%
Disagree 30%
No opinion 24%

People who have never had children lead empty lives.

Agree 19%
Disagree 53%
No opinion 28%

National Opinion Research Center (NORC), University of Chicago, 1993.
NORC, 1994.
NORC, 1991.
NORC, 1994.

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