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Demography (1978) 15 (1): 113–129.
Published: 01 February 1978
... an appropriate research methodology has been lacking. This paper describes one method of directly linking declines in fertility levels to the contraceptive protection experienced by a population. The contribution of organized family planning programs is estimated by decomposing the amount of total contraceptive...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 780–797.
Published: 01 June 1967
... to add slightly more than three children to this total. There was little difference in desired family size by sex. About one-half of both men and women had some knowledge of family planning methods, and there was a general interest (75 percent of the men and 90 percent of the women) in learning more...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 491–505.
Published: 01 November 1971
...K. Venkatacharya Abstract The computation of births averted due to a specific family planning programme requires special treatment instead of application of the usual population projection technique using conventional fertility rates. The reason for this is that adopters of a family planning method...
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Demography (1972) 9 (3): 339–352.
Published: 01 August 1972
... the birth rate of India will be greater if it is used as a supplement to various family planning methods. DEMOGRAPHY Volume 9, Number 3 August 1972 REDUCTION IN FERTILITY DUE TO INDUCED ABORTIONS: A SIMULATION MODEL K. Venkatacharya International Institute for Population Studies, Bombay, India Abstract...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 749–782.
Published: 20 April 2011
... Teaching Hospital during a 19-month period were randomly assigned to receive either standard family planning information (the control group) or individualized counseling sessions on family planning methods and the health risks associated with high parity. The fraction of women who were using contraception...
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Demography (1996) 33 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 February 1996
... an explanation of 1) method dominance within villages, coupled with 2) marked differences between villages in the popularity of particular methods. The quantitative analysis demonstrates the importance of village location and placement of family planning services for patterns of contraceptive choice...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 319–331.
Published: 01 June 1966
... number of living children. This perception is as gen- eral among women who want more chil- dren as it is among women who do not want more children. The heightened interest in practicing family planning is exceeded by the in- crease in knowledge about contraceptive methods. While in 1964, two-thirds...
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Demography (2001) 38 (4): 481–496.
Published: 01 November 2001
... on later probabilities of adopting contraceptive methods. Longitudinal data show that past visits are not significant in hazard models for adoption of contraceptive methods, whereas visits in the current round are significant. Therefore family planning workers’ visits affect women’s contraceptive behavior...
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Demography (1986) 23 (3): 351–365.
Published: 01 August 1986
... methods of family planning (especially the pill and the IUD) instead of sterilization, as has been the practice in the past. Presser (1973, 1980) and Vazquez and Morales (1982) have both anticipated such a change, but no data have been available since the mid-1970s to test this supposition. (2) What has...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 122–137.
Published: 01 March 1968
... the validity of data obtained through the pregnancy history method; analyses the magnitude of the observed diminuation in fertility in 1964, before the onset of the family planning program; and outlines the participation of patients, OPW's, and NPW's. In conclusion, without the program, patients would...
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Demography (1997) 34 (2): 171–187.
Published: 01 May 1997
... vulnerabil- ity to seasonal flooding because appropriate data were not available. In this paper we illustrate the potential of GIS and techniques of spatial analysis for developing new measures of family planning accessibility, and explore the implications of these new measures for method choice in the Nang...
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Demography (1970) 7 (2): 211–234.
Published: 01 May 1970
... about the success of family planning tends to lead to advocacy of alternative methods of population control which are generally beyond the economic, administrative, and political capacities of the less developed countries and are sometimes repressive in tone. The family planning movement...
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Demography (1974) 11 (2): 189–194.
Published: 01 May 1974
... methods would decrease unwanted fertility by 80 percent (79 percent among blacks, 83 percent among whites). Increasing the ratio of sterilization to pill and IUD makes the effect of the increased coverage even more dramatic. A primary goal of publicly subsidized family planning programs in the United...
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Demography (1995) 32 (4): 533–542.
Published: 01 November 1995
...Ilene S. Speizer Abstract This paper promotes research methods specific to men, the new focus of fertility and family planning studies (especially in sub-Saharan Africa). I propose a novel marriage categorization based on married men’s intentions to take another wife. The three marriage groups...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 433–438.
Published: 01 March 1968
... 2011 © Population Association of America 1968 1968 Family Planning Menstrual Cycle Oral Contraceptive Pregnancy Rate High Failure Rate RHYTHM: A HAZARDOUS CONTRACEPTIVE METHOD MARIO JARAMILLO-GOMEZ AND JUAN B. LONDONo· RESUMEN Se presentan los resultados obtenidos por los diez...
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Demography (1973) 10 (3): 315–328.
Published: 01 August 1973
... methods and when not using those methods. Comparisons are made with the 1965 and 1970 National Fertility Studies, and program implications of the findings discussed. We also found large black-white dif- ferences in unwanted births in data gathered for our family planning evalua- tion project. In our...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 729–745.
Published: 01 November 2007
... and the evaluation of family planning programs. Yet existing methods for estimating unwanted fertility are known to be defective, among other reasons because they rely on subjective data whose validity and reliability are questionable. In this article, we propose a new estimator of unwanted fertility—the “aggregate...
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Demography (1997) 34 (4): 513–523.
Published: 01 November 1997
..., Philippines region, small local clinics that focus on family planning tend to be most favored by clients. 12 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1997 1997 Family Planning Unobserved Heterogeneity Contraceptive Method Private Clinic Provider Characteristic References...
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Demography (1986) 23 (2): 199–216.
Published: 01 May 1986
... of settings. Specifically, increases in the pervasiveness offertility regulation as an idea, relative advantages of small families, or availability of fertility control methods should be associated with change in the micro intercept from positive to negative and with change in the micro slopes from...
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Demography (2002) 39 (2): 269–285.
Published: 01 May 2002
... in the period tempo of fertility are biased and derive a new formula for adjusting such bias. We present illustrative applications of our proposed method to the cases of the United States and Taiwan. We then describe the relevance of adjustments of observed period fertility tempo for evaluating family planning...