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Effect of Son Mortality on Contraceptive Practice in Bangladesh

  • Nan E. Johnson (a1) and A. J. M. Sufian (a1)
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This study based on the 1975–76 Bangladesh Fertility Survey showed that the mortality of sons, and not daughters, was associated with a lower rate of female contraceptive initiation of use and a higher rate of discontinuation.

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