A survival analysis of the timing of onset of childbearing among young females in Nigeria: are predictors the same across regions?

@article{Kunnuji2018ASA,
  title={A survival analysis of the timing of onset of childbearing among young females in Nigeria: are predictors the same across regions?},
  author={Michael O N Kunnuji and Idongesit Eshiet and Chinyere C P Nnorom},
  journal={Reproductive Health},
  year={2018},
  volume={15}
}
BackgroundEarly childbearing comes at high health costs to girls, the children they bear, their future life chances and the larger society. Nationally representative data suggest variation in onset of childbearing across regions and states of the country. Yet, there is need for strong evidence on how background characteristics explain time to first birth among young females across regions in Nigeria.MethodsWe analysed the 2013 DHS dataset using Kaplan Meier and Cox Regression. The outcome… Expand
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