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Determinants of age at first marriage among Women in Western Uganda

  title={Determinants of age at first marriage among Women in Western Uganda},
  author={Peninah Agaba and Leonard K Atuhaire},
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… 

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