Preferences for selecting male firstborn children have been well established through research in countries such as India, China, and the Middle East. The effects of this phenomenon have been devastating to these populations’ sex ratios and have led to a number of violent crimes against women. The number of participants who indicated a willingness to use sex selection technology (8%) was too small to calculate any relationship between potential users and firstborn sex preference.
Social and Behavioral Sciences | Social and Cultural Anthropology
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Steinbacher, Roberta M. and Rodriguez, Audrianna V., "Sex Selection and Technology In the United States: Is It Playing GOD?" (2012). Undergraduate Research Posters 2012. 37.