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Son preference and family limitation in Pakistan: A parity and contraceptive method–specific analysis

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Context: Son preference exerts a strong influence over contraceptive and fertility decisions in many South Asian countries. In Pakistan – where fertility remains high and contraceptive use low – research has been limited, despite the potentially large effect of son preference on the fertility transition. Methods: Data from three Pakistan Demographic and Health Surveys was used, conducted in 1990-91, 2006-07 and 2012-13. Descriptive analyses looked at sex c... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1363/43e4317

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Societies, Other & Subsidiary Companies
Department:
Kellogg College
Sub department:
Ageing Institute (OIA)
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Role:
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Publisher:
Guttmacher Institute Publisher's website
Journal:
International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health Journal website
Volume:
43
Issue:
3
Pages:
99-110
Publication date:
2018-01-30
Acceptance date:
2017-09-15
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EISSN:
1944-0405
ISSN:
1944-0391
Source identifiers:
794895
Pubs id:
pubs:794895
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uuid:9151f883-2ae1-4498-bbe7-aab22b48ce0d
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pubs:794895
Deposit date:
2017-11-22

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