TITLE

In Ghana and Kenya, many spouses disagree on their need for contraception

AUTHOR(S)
Raab, M.
PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
International Family Planning Perspectives;Jun98, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p100
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that many spouses in Ghana and Kenya disagree on their need for contraception. Increase in the proportion of couples in which both spouses have an unmet need; Shifts over time in the pattern of couples' demand for family planning.
ACCESSION #
588227

 

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