Fertility in Kenya and Uganda: A comparative study of trends and determinants

@article{Blacker2005FertilityIK,
  title={Fertility in Kenya and Uganda: A comparative study of trends and determinants},
  author={J. G. C. Blacker and Collins O Opiyo and Momodou Jasseh and Andrew Sloggett and J Ssekamatte-ssebuliba},
  journal={Population Studies},
  year={2005},
  volume={59},
  pages={355 - 373}
}
Between 1980 and 2000 total fertility in Kenya fell by about 40 per cent, from some eight births per woman to around five. During the same period, fertility in Uganda declined by less than 10 per cent. An analysis of the proximate determinants shows that the difference was due primarily to greater contraceptive use in Kenya, though in Uganda there was also a reduction in pathological sterility. The Demographic and Health Surveys show that women in Kenya wanted fewer children than those in… 
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