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Fertility and childhood mortality estimates for Bangladesh based on pregnancy history data

Islam, S. M. Shafiqul


The main purpose of this study is to estimate fertility and childhood mortality rates for Bangladesh based on the pregnancy history method using the data from the Bangladesh Fertility Survey, 1975-76. Fertility remained high in Bangladesh up to 1970. A substantial decline in fertility was found to have occurred during the period 1971-75. The observed dip in fertility has reflected the effects of the 1971 war of liberation and the 1974 widespread famine in Bangladesh. This dip in...[Show more]

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Date published: 1981
Type: Thesis (Masters sub-thesis)
DOI: 10.25911/5d73948664546
Access Rights: Open Access


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