TITLE

Fertility regulation in a declining state socialist economy: Bulgaria, 1976-1995

AUTHOR(S)
Carlson, Elwood; Omori, Megumi
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
International Family Planning Perspectives;Dec98, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p184
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the findings of a survey on the changes in the birth-control practices of married women in Bulgaria from 1976 to 1995. Increase in the use of modern contraceptive methods by married women aged 15-44; Decrease in the proportion of women who are not using any method; Increase in the number of pregnancies that ended in abortion.
ACCESSION #
1309464

 

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