Level and differentials of fertility in Awassa town, Southern Ethiopia.

@article{Gebremedhin2009LevelAD,
  title={Level and differentials of fertility in Awassa town, Southern Ethiopia.},
  author={Samson Gebremedhin and Mulugeta Betre},
  journal={African journal of reproductive health},
  year={2009},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={93-112}
}
A cross-sectional, descriptive study with internal comparison was conducted among 1376 women of reproductive age with the objective of assessing the level and determinants of fertility in Awassa town, Ethiopia. Total Fertility Rate (TFR) was 3.4 and the mean Child Ever Born (CEB) was 1.72 and 3.02 among all women and married women. Regarding proximate determinants of fertility, the mean age at first marriage and duration of postpartum infecundability were 17.75 years and 12.3 months… CONTINUE READING

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