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Effect of Son Mortality on Contraceptive Practice in Bangladesh

  • Nan E. Johnson (a1) and A. J. M. Sufian (a1)

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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