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Demography (2000) 37 (3): 299–311.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Karen Oppenheim Mason; Herbert L. Smith Abstract Using data from Pakistan, India, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines, we explore how gender context influences (1) husband-wife concordance in the demand for children and (2) the impact of each spouse’s fertility preferences on contraceptive use...
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Demography (2001) 38 (2): 267–282.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Fiona Steele; Sajeda Amin; Ruchira T. Naved Abstract We examine the characteristics of women who chose to join a women’s savings or credit group organized by Save the Children USA in a rural area of Bangladesh, and the impact of participation on contraceptive use. The data are taken from a panel...
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Demography (2001) 38 (4): 497–512.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Jeffrey J. Rous Abstract Using data from the Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition Survey, I disentangle the complex interrelationship between breastfeeding, postpartum amenorrhea, and choice of contraceptive method. I find evidence that women substitute breast-feeding for contraception. Further...
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Demography (1996) 33 (1): 24–34.
Published: 01 February 1996
...Siân L. Curtis Abstract Redundant use of contraception occurs when periods of contraceptive use overlap with periods of reduced fecundity, and will downwardly bias estimates of contraceptive failure rates. This paper investigates this bias using calendar data from the Demographic and Health Surveys...
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Demography (1977) 14 (4): 455–479.
Published: 01 November 1977
... and actual fertility. The model leads to a dynamic expression for the duration pattern of current and cumulative fertility and for the proportion of couples who have terminated childbearing. The model is also used to analyze the effects of changing contraceptive failure rates on fertility patterns...
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Demography (1969) 6 (3): 335–346.
Published: 01 August 1969
...M.-Françoise Hall; William A. Reinke Abstract The technique of multi-sort analysis was used to compare the relative duration of use of oral and intrauterine contraception among low socio-economic groups in Baltimore City. The clinical records of over 12,000 women who had received contraception...
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Demography (1973) 10 (1): 99–112.
Published: 01 February 1973
...Robert G. Potter; G. Stephan Masnick; Murray Gendell Abstract The postpartum strategy of inserting an intra-uterine device shortly after a birth essentially eliminates the risk of conceiving again before starting contraception but maximizes the overlap between wearing time and postpartum...
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Demography (1968) 5 (2): 632–641.
Published: 01 June 1968
... of Contemporary Ghana , Vol. II. Ch. IV. (London, 1967). 5 D. I. Pool, op. cit. “Ghana: A Survey on Fertility and Attitudes Toward Family Limitation,” Studies in Family Planning , No. 25, (December, 1967) ATTITUDES AND PRACTICE OF CONTRACEPTION IN KENYA* DONALD F. HErSELf With a crude birth rate...
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Published: 01 February 2021
Fig. 2 Current contraception use among ever-married women who are not sterilized and reported using any method of contraception More
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Demography (1974) 11 (1): 75–87.
Published: 01 February 1974
...Ronald Rindfuss; Charles F. Westoff Abstract Using data from the 1970 National Fertility Study, the trend in the initiation of contraception prior to the first pregnancy is examined. This trend is of interest because of its relationship to the tempo of familybuilding. Using data from a recent...
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Demography (2020) 57 (3): 821–841.
Published: 24 February 2020
... later than desired—predict a woman’s non-use of contraception in the postpartum months. We also test for whether this contraceptive non-use results explicitly from wanting to become pregnant again. The data come from the 2012–2015 Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, representing women who...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 979–1009.
Published: 06 July 2016
...Grant Miller; Christine Valente Abstract A longstanding debate exists in population policy about the relationship between modern contraception and abortion. Although theory predicts that they should be substitutes, the empirical evidence is difficult to interpret. What is required is a large-scale...
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Demography (1965) 2 (1): 531–539.
Published: 01 March 1965
... (November-December, 1959), pp. 4–5. ABORTION, CONTRACEPTION, AND POPULATION POLICY IN THE SOVIET UNION DAVID M. HEER Harvard University School of Public Health RESUMEN A pesar de su sesgo antimaltusiano, la actual doctrina sovietica muestra claramente que la regu- laci/m del tamano y del crecimiento de...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1327–1346.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Mieke C. W. Eeckhaut; Michael S. Rendall; Polina Zvavitch Abstract The use of long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) methods—intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants—has recently expanded rapidly in the United States, and these methods together approach the contraceptive pill in current...
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Published: 06 July 2016
Fig. 1 Abortion and contraception trends in Nepal. Sources: Panel 1: abortion: Sedgh et al. ( 2011 ); contraception: 1970–1987 from Mauldin and Segal ( 1988 ), 1990–1995 from United Nations ( 2004 ), and 1996–2011 from MOHP et al. ( 2012 ). Panel 2: authors’ calculations are based More
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Demography (2013) 50 (5): 1663–1686.
Published: 25 May 2013
... of contraception to terminate childbearing. These results add a new dimension to the evidence linking revolutions in marital behavior to long-term declines in fertility and suggest that new research should consider a broader range of long-term consequences of changing marital processes. 1 5 2013 25 5...
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Demography (2015) 52 (4): 1195–1217.
Published: 08 July 2015
...Karen Mulligan Abstract Beginning August, 2012, the U.S. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) required new private health insurance plans to cover contraceptive methods and counseling without requiring an insured’s copay. The ACA represents the first instance of federally mandated...
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Published: 20 April 2011
Fig. 3 Proportion of women using contraception by location of nearest health center. Authors’ calculations from 2006 household survey More
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Demography (2008) 45 (2): 283–302.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Jeffrey Edmeades Abstract This study explores the ways in which women’s contraceptive behavior in a rural area of Thailand is shaped by both past and present context, based on the life course framework. Although the importance of contextual influences for contraceptive behavior is well established...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 157–171.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Tzy-Mey Kuo; C. M. Suchindran; Helen P. Koo Abstract In many demographic behaviors (e.g., those relating to marriage, contraception, migration, and health), people change among multiple statuses through time, sometimes leaving and then returning to the same status. Data on such behaviors are often...