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Contraceptive use pattern based on the number and composition of children among married women in sub-Saharan Africa: a multilevel analysis
Authors: Achamyeleh Birhanu Teshale, Vicky Qi Wang, Godness Kye Biney, Edward Kwabena Ameyaw, Nicholas Kofi Adjei & Sanni Yaya
Source: Contraception and Reproductive Medicine, 8
Topic(s): Contraception
Family planning
Women's health
Country: Africa
  Multiple African Countries
Published: JUL 2023
Abstract: Background: The relationship between composition of children and contraception use has received limited scholarly attention in sub-Saharan Africa. In this study, we examined the relationship between contraceptive methods, the number and composition of children in SSA. Methods: Data on 21 countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) countries that had a Demographic and Health Survey on or before 2015 were analysed. We applied a multilevel multinomial logistic regression model to assess the influence of family composition on contraceptive use. Adjusted relative risk ratio (aRRR) and 95% CI were estimated. The significant level was set at p?