Determinants of contraceptive continuation in rural Bangladesh

Halida H. Akhter, Saifuddin Ahmed

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A contraceptive study of rural Bangladeshi women indicated that the previous death of children, number of living children, desire for additional children and son preference were important determinants of contraceptive continuation. The importance of these factors varies to some extent with use of different contraceptive methods.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-268
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Biosocial Science
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1992
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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