Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on June 23, 1974 · Page 24
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 24

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, June 23, 1974
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V. S. Nonwhite Birth Rate Drop High; Trend Reversed «*e among poor nwcaes dee- drop of 27 p«r l.tOB for tfce floopoor io 71 per 1,000. Low-iacome aoawbites showed the most rapid fertili- iv Mg dropped by « b jrtfcs per i,tt* ranee io U9 per i,«SB. HOWEVER. JAFFE noted that the fertility rate of the poor recoauas 53 per eeat higfa- er thao that of the ooopoor. He also stowed gfea» £aj»s- fees fee*av«ig "fia5^«al" ia- cowie -- 25 to 1«0 per eeai above '.fee poverty level -have cbe same fejggj birth rate as families receiviog subpov- erty ievd incomes. ··These findings," Jaffe concluded, "offer a measure of iz.ed facoiiy pi«auuag pro- graajs. They raaforee lie aeed for ponies *fcseh do ant restrkc eligibility for these programs to the poorest of the poor." By Bradley Graham (C) Th* V'uki*gtom WASHINGTON - Tbe birth rate of poor noowhite families in the United States is dropping more rapidly than that of high-income white families, reversing a trend, two studies report. The result is a narrowing of the traditional fertility gap between different social groups in the country, suggesting that the total number of poverty families should eventually diminish. This was the finding k two studies published this month by a University of Wisconsin sociologist and a researcher for Planned Parenthood. THE STUDIES note that considerable gaps remain in the birth rates between high- income white and low-income nonwhite groups. But they indicate that public family planning programs are reaching America's minorities. "At the beginning of the '(·$." explaiied Fredrick Jaffe, family plauiig program director f«r Plaued PareMtkwd, "the tow-iicome gr««p had a higher fertility rate aid practiced pwwer contraceptive methods thai high- er-iMcome groups. Now there's very little difference im the profile ofmetkods used by the groups." Jaffe attributed this change to the introduction of more efficient contraceptives, social approval of their use, and the establishment of federal pro- Your garden--and your savings-have this in common: you get a lot of satisfaction out of watching both of them grow. We'll help you. First, we'll give you a cultivator, trowel, transplanter, weeder, pruner and grass shear-and a handy carry-all to carry them all in-FREE-when you open a passbook or savings certificate account with 1200 or more. (These are famous, high-quality AMES tools). Then we'll grow your $200 savings by paying daily interest and compounding the interest every three months. And by paying at least 1/4% more interest than any commercial bank around. Accounts are insured up to $20,000 by art agency of the U.S. Government. We'll also pay postage both ways. So check the savings plan below and send in the coupon. Arid remember, if you open a passbook or savings certificate account with $200 or more, we'll send back your free tools-and a save-by-mail kit. Do it today. Start your garden-and your savings-growing. FARMERS BUILDING f LOAN Wtw. Mrvic. M» bMn · UMHtton-lor ov.r 69 y*ifs ROBERT K PARK II. PRESIDENT FARMERS BUILDING LOAN ASSN. Boi 30, Rmnswood, Wttt Vtoginii 26164 D Enclosed is a checK for $5 (or more). Please open 5-1/4% Regular Passbook Account. D Enclosedist checkfor$100(ormore). Please open 5-3/4% Golden Harvest Passbook Account (90 day). D Enck»edisacheckfor$100(ormore) Please send 5-3/4% Single Payment Certificate (90 days-12 mos.) H Enclosed is a checK lor $1000 (or more)" Pitas* send 6% Single Payment Certificate (12 mos) i ] Enclosed ·$ a check for $1000 lor more) PHtse send 6-1 /2% Smgie Payment Certificate (24 mos) NAME. D Enclosed is a check for $1000 (or more). Please send 6-3/4% Single Payment Certificate (30 mos.). Q Enclosed is a check for $5000 (or more). Please send 7% Single Payment Certificate (48 mos) U Enclosed is a check for 910.000 (or more) Please send 7-1/4% Single Payment Certificate (4-5 years) (] .Enclosed is a check for $15.000 (or more) Please send 7-1/2% Single Payment Certificate (4-5 years' ew grams to give poor people easier access to them. "The groups that had the highest fertility have fallen the most," added James Sweet, associate professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin. "A smaller number of people will be growing up in improverished households as a result Also, mothers will have more time to work." Using U. S. Census Bureau data, Sweet compared the fertility change of married women between 1957-60 and 1967-70. He found that the birth rates of blacks (particularly those in the South), American Indians and Mexican Americans declined faster than the rates for the urban white population. THE BIRTH RATE for urban whites fell 27 per cent during this period while for blacks it declined by 37 per cent; for Indians, 45 per cent and for Mexican Americans, 30 per cent. This means the fertility rate of blacks fell 24 per cent more than that of urban whites at the beginning of the period to 7 per cent at the end of 1967-70. Indians dropped from 67 to 27 percent more than urban white birth rate, and Mexican Americans from 47 to 42 per cent more than whites. Using a different method of analysis, Jaffe compared the birth rate of families receiving an annual income 25 per cent higher than federally established poverty level with those receiving higher incomes. 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