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Influence of Age Gap between Couples on Contraception and Fertility
Authors: K.C. Das, Vandana Gautam, Kumudini Das, and P.K. Tripathy
Source: Journal of Family Welfare, 57(2): 30-38;
Topic(s): Contraception
Country: Asia
Published: DEC 2011
Abstract: The article focuses on a study that examines the age difference between the spouses and its effects on the use of contraceptives and fertility behaviour in Madhya Pradesh, India. It analyzes information of many married couples in the state who were married only once during their lifetime. It was found that use of contraceptives is maximum in case of woman whose husband wants fewer children than the wife.