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Explaining areal variations in contraceptive use in East Africa

Clements, Steve, Baschieri, Angela, Hennink, Monique, Madise, Nyovani and Stephenson, Rob (2004) Explaining areal variations in contraceptive use in East Africa , Southampton, UK Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute 22pp. (S3RI Applications and Policy Working Papers, A04/01).

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Abstract

Preliminary research findings are presented for the determinants of the use of modern contraception in three East African countries (Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania) and the importance of these determinants in accounting for the areal variation in contraceptive use. This study analyses Demographic and Health Surveys data for each country using multilevel logistic regression models. The findings show that there are similarities in the factors associated with modern contraceptive use in each country. The individual / household factors do account for some areal variation in contraceptive use, but significant variation remains. There is evidence that this unexplained variation is accounted for by unobserved contextual factors.

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Published date: 2004

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Local EPrints ID: 8153
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/8153
PURE UUID: a2a3e59e-234a-4210-81b4-4e9b75ef513e
ORCID for Nyovani Madise: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2813-5295

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Date deposited: 11 Jul 2004
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 17:13

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Author: Steve Clements
Author: Angela Baschieri
Author: Monique Hennink
Author: Nyovani Madise ORCID iD
Author: Rob Stephenson

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