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Fertility, sexual abstinence and contraception among the Yoruba of Western Nigeria : a study of selected rural communities in Ekiti and Ibadan divisions

Orubuloye, Israel Olatunji


The survey described in this thesis was carried out in Ekiti and Ibadan Divisions of Western Nigeria from December 1974 to June 1975. The study was confined to all Yoruba women, 15-69 years of age living in the nine villages selected in the two Divisions. At the end of the fieldwork, 619 and 588 interviews had been completed in Ekiti Rural and Ibadan Rural villages respectively. The interviews which covered the basic socio-economic and demographic characteristics of the women, sought...[Show more]

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Date published: 1977-11
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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