Presents data on live birth registrations in England and Wales by parental characteristics. This package contains age-specific fertility rates for men, the mean age of father, and paternities within/outside marriage. See Characteristics of Mother 1 and 2 for birth statistics by age of mother, type of registration (within marriage, joint, sole) and number of previous liveborn children.
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