Birth intervals and injectable contraception in sub-Saharan Africa.

@article{NgiangaBakwin2005BirthIA,
  title={Birth intervals and injectable contraception in sub-Saharan Africa.},
  author={Kandala Ngianga-Bakwin and Robert William Stones},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={2005},
  volume={71 5},
  pages={
          353-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The interval between births is associated with child survival in the developing world. We aimed to investigate associations between use of depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate and other reversible contraception and short birth intervals in sub-Saharan Africa. METHODS Data from successive Demographic and Health Surveys undertaken in nine African countries were analyzed. Logistic regression was used to explain changes in the proportion of short birth intervals in four countries with… CONTINUE READING

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