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Role of community and context in contraceptive behaviour in rural west Bengal, India: a multilevel multinomial approach

Ghosh, Saswata; Siddiqui, Md Zakaria


Studies examining the influence of community-level interactions and contextual/supply-side factors in determining contraceptive choices have yielded mixed results in the context of rural India. Using small-scale survey data of 1348 women from rural West Bengal and by employing multilevel multinomial logit models, this study tested the influence of these factors after controlling for various socio-demographic and individual-level socioeconomic factors. The study reveals that supply-side...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-04-18
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of biosocial science
DOI: 10.1017/S0021932016000080


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