Factors affecting contraceptive use in Pakistan.

  title={Factors affecting contraceptive use in Pakistan.},
  author={Naushin Mahmood and Karin E. Ringheim},
  journal={Pakistan development review},
  volume={35 1},
This study postulates that contraceptive use in Pakistan is affected by the usual demographic factors as well as husband-wife communication, female autonomy, son preference, religious beliefs, and family planning service supply. Analysis is based on data obtained from the Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey of 1990-91. Findings indicate that 74% of women never talked in the past year with their husbands about family planning. Almost 60% believed that family size was "up to God." About 47… 

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