Johannes Maritz

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BACKGROUND Most African countries are pronatalistic with high total fertility rates and a low prevalence of voluntary childlessness. At present, limited data exist relating to the reasons why men and women desire children. This study explores parenthood motives among infertile couples from an urban community in South Africa. METHODS The(More)
When comparing tests for a disease, it is necessary to know whether individuals are diseased or nondiseased. In practice, the confirmatory (gold standard) procedure is often limited to individuals with positive test results, because the confirmatory procedure is not applied to individuals with negative test results. We present a model for estimating the(More)
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