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Fertility and Family Planning Differentials among Caste Groups in Rajasthan
Authors: Dewaram Abhiman Nagdeve
Source: Journal of Family Welfare, 58(2): 40-50;
Topic(s): Family planning
Country: Asia
Published: DEC 2012
Abstract: The article presents a study which examines the family planning and fertility differentials among caste groups by demographic and socio-economic characteristics of women in Rajasthan, India. The study uses data from the National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-3 conducted in the country from 2005 to 2006. The study concludes that fertility is high while fertility differentials is existing in caste groups in the country.