Census study reveals sex selection also happens in U.S.
By Laura Allen
Posted 04.03.2008 at 6:12 am 6 Comments
In many Asian countries, the cultural preference for boys is resulting in lopsided sex ratios. To those who assume theres no prenatal sex discrimination in the United States, think again. The first published analysis of its kind, which appears in the latest issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, reveals that some—but not most—Asian families in America are choosing to have a son after one or more daughters.
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