• Corpus ID: 42041289

Determinants of age at first marriage among Women in Western Uganda

@inproceedings{Agaba2009DeterminantsOA,
  title={Determinants of age at first marriage among Women in Western Uganda},
  author={Peninah Agaba and Leonard K Atuhaire},
  year={2009}
}
Background: Early marriage is common in much of the developing world, adolescent and child marriage continues to be a strong social norm, particularly for girls. It is associated with early childbearing, in most cases particularly in the developing world; the main purpose of marriage is to have children. Delayed age at marriage directly affects completed fertility by reducing the number of years available for childbearing. A delayed marriage may affect fertility indirectly due to some… 

Tables from this paper

Prevalence of Child Marriage and Its Determinants Among Young Women in Indonesia

In Indonesia, child marriage (marriage prior to the age of 18 years) has already discussed from various perspectives but little empirical research has been published due to its severe causes and

Early Marriages in Uganda: A Comparative Assessment Of Determinants Across Regions

Background: Early marriage is any marriage associated with persons under the age of 18. Worldwide, early marriage disproportionately affects females, and is associated with high teenage

Differentials in Female Age at Marriage in Pakistan: Have they Changed or Not?

Age at marriage is an important factor to study the marriage patterns of a country because of strong relationship between age at first marriage and childbearing. In this study, effects of one major

Determinants of Time to First Marriage Among Rural Women in Ethiopia

Age at marriage is of particular interest because it marks the transition to adulthood in many societies; the point at which certain options in education, employment, and participation in society are

Trends in age at first marriage in women and related factors: A population-based study in southwestern Iran

Age at first marriage was significantly positively associated with women’s and men’S educational levels and with husband’'s employment status as laborers and negatively associated with husbands being employees (compared to being unemployed) (p < 0.001).

Early Marriage and Its Determinants among Married Reproductive Age Group Women in Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia: A Multilevel Analysis

The prevalence of early marriage was high in Amhara region compared to other regions of the country and the regional government should give due attention to access to education and encourage women's decision-making power upon the time of marriage especially those residing in rural parts of the region.

Determinants of early marriage among married women in nine high fertility sub-Saharan African countries: a multilevel analysis of recent demographic and health surveys

Marriage before the age of 18 is moderately high in high-fertility countries, and the respective countries government should give due attention to access to education, and encourage the participation of women in making marriage-related decisions, especially those residing in rural areas.

Socio-demographic changes in age at first marriage in Malawi: evidence from Malawi Demographic and Health Survey data, 1992–2016

The results showed that having no education, residing in the Northern region, working, belonging to the middle and rich wealth index categories, and belonging to Tumbuka, Lomwe, Yao, Ngoni and Amanganja/Anyanja ethnicities increased the risk of early marriage.

Survival analysis of timing of early marriage among women in Bangladesh: evidence from the 2014 Bangladesh demographic and health survey

A – Study Design, B – Data Collection, C – Statistical Analysis, D – Data Interpretation, E – Manuscript Preparation, F – Literature Search, G – Funds Collection Background. Early marriage is a

Determiners of Age At First Marriage of Women in Ivory Coast

This study examines age determiners of women’s first marriage in Cote d’Ivoire. The age determiners of Ivorian women’s first marriage have not been studied at the socio-economic level in Cote

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 11 REFERENCES

Female education and fertility in Bangladesh.

  • L. Martin
  • Economics, Education
    Asian and Pacific population forum
  • 1987
The theoretical link between education and fertility, the educational situation in Bangladesh, and the projects's design and its effects as evaluated by a US Agency for International Development (AID) International Science and Technology Institute team are reviewed.

Early female marriage in the developing world

Many women in the developing world are subject to marriage at an early age. Most such women have little choice in the age at which they marry, or whom they marry. In this article, we examine patterns

Age patterns of marriage.

A mathematical expression is found to fit the risk offirst marriage (among those who ever marry), and some of the implications of uniform features of nuptiality in different populations are discussed.

A framework for analyzing the proximate determinants of fertility

Studies of the causes of fertility levels and their changes often seek to measure directly the impact of socioeconomic factors on fertility. Such procedures have a broad appeal to policymakers,

Social Structure and Fertility: An Analytic Framework

A striking feature of underdeveloped areas is that virtually all of them exhibit a much higher fertility than do urban-industrial societies. This welldocumented but insufficiently analyzed fact is

Determinants of cumulative fertility in Kenya

To promote any real decline in fertility, emphasis should be placed on providing higher education and work opportunities for young women as an alternative to early marriage.

Institutional change and African fertility transition

  • 2001

The socio-economic and demographic determinants of fertility levels in Uganda: A case study of Western Uganda. (MA) Dissertation, Department of Population Studies, Makerere University, Uganda

  • 1997

The socio - economic and demographic determinants of fertility levels in Uganda : A case study of Western Uganda

  • 1997

The role of women’s education in determining fertility in the central region of Uganda. (MA) dissertation, Department of Population Studies, Makerere University, Uganda

  • 2008