Afghan Migrants in Mashad/Iran: Fertility, Family Planning & Social Factors

  title={Afghan Migrants in Mashad/Iran: Fertility, Family Planning & Social Factors},
  author={Ali Moghaddas and Sajede Vaezzade and Ali Asghar Moghadas},
  • Ali Moghaddas, Sajede Vaezzade, Ali Asghar Moghadas
  • Published 2005
This study examines the effect of socio-cultural factors on fertility among Afghan migrant women in Mashad. 503 samples of all married women in reproductive age 15-49 were interviewed during February 2004. The information collected related to children ever born, age at first marriage and contraceptive use, besides general socio-cultural and background variables. The findings of the study reveal that fertility in target population is directly determined by age, age at marriage, contraceptive use… CONTINUE READING


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