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Women of faith found more fertile April 24, 2008

A demographic study by Germany's Max Planck Institute has found a high correlation between women's religious attitudes and the number of children they bear, the KNA news agency reports.

The Max Planck Institute study, which involved research in 18 different countries, found that women who identify themselves are religious are far more likely than their non-religious counterparts to bear two or more children.

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