Demographic, socio-economic, and cultural factors affecting fertility differentials in Nepal

  title={Demographic, socio-economic, and cultural factors affecting fertility differentials in Nepal},
  author={Ramesh Kant Adhikari},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
BACKGROUND Traditionally Nepalese society favors high fertility. Children are a symbol of well-being both socially and economically. Although fertility has been decreasing in Nepal since 1981, it is still high compared to many other developing countries. This paper is an attempt to examine the demographic, socio-economic, and cultural factors for fertility differentials in Nepal. METHODS This paper has used data from the Nepal Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS 2006). The analysis is… CONTINUE READING
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