Dominance of Sterilization and Alternative Choices of Contraception in India: An Appraisal of the Socioeconomic Impact

@inproceedings{Oliveira2014DominanceOS,
  title={Dominance of Sterilization and Alternative Choices of Contraception in India: An Appraisal of the Socioeconomic Impact},
  author={Isabel Tiago de Oliveira and Jos{\'e} G Dias and Sabu S. Padmadas},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The recent decline in fertility in India has been unprecedented especially in southern India, where fertility is almost exclusively controlled by means of permanent contraceptive methods, mainly female sterilization, which constitutes about two-thirds of overall contraceptive use. Many Indian women undergo sterilization at relatively young ages as a consequence of early marriage and childbearing in short birth intervals. This research aims to investigate the socioeconomic factors… CONTINUE READING
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