Among all married women, 50 percent had returned to work after the childbearing, while 20 percent did not participate in the labor force in 1998. Among the same population, those who were DINKS (dual incomes, no kids) - those who had two incomes and no children, represented a small proportion. The ideal and the reality were matching the most for those who had returned to work after the temporal interruption due to childbearing
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