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Polygyny and fertility differentials among the Yoruba of Western Nigeria

Jelaludin Ahmed


Many factors affect the fertility level of women, and the type of marital union of a woman is one of these factors. The sub-thesis investigates the fetility differentials among women in monogamous unions and women in polygynous unions. It makes use of two data sets collected among the Yoruba women of Western Nigeria. The first survey was conducted in Ibadan and the second survey was conducted in Ibadan and Western Nigeria. Both surveys were conducted in 1973. The analysis of the two data...[Show more]

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Date published: 1985
Type: Thesis (Masters sub-thesis)
DOI: 10.25911/5d723c6445b00
Access Rights: Open Access


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