Client relations in South Asia: programmatic and societal determinants.

R. Simmons, M. A. Koblinsky, J. F. Phillips

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Client relations constitute a neglected area of research in family planning. Findings from studies in northern India and Bangladesh reveal considerable variation in both the quantity and quality of contacts in programs that function under roughly comparable socioeconomic conditions. Client relations are determined by a complex set of forces in which both programmatic factors and conditions pertaining to the societal environment play a key role. Worker-client exchanges have a net, incremental effect on contraceptive use.-Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)257-268
Number of pages12
JournalStudies in family planning
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Demography
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)


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