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Family change and continuity in Iran: Birth control use before first pregnancy

Abbasi Shavazi, Mohammad; Morgan, Samuel Philip; Hosseini-Chavoshi, Meimanat; McDonald, Peter


Using data from the 2002 Iran Fertility Transition Survey, we examined birth control use between marriage and first pregnancy. We focused on the post-1990 increase in birth control use and develop two explanations. The first posits that birth control use

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Marriage and the Family
DOI: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2009.00670.x


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