Migration and the diffusion of modern contraceptive knowledge and use in rural Guatemala.

@article{Lindstrom2005MigrationAT,
  title={Migration and the diffusion of modern contraceptive knowledge and use in rural Guatemala.},
  author={David P. Lindstrom and Elisa Mu{\~n}oz-Franco},
  journal={Studies in family planning},
  year={2005},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={
          277-88
        }
}
This article uses the concept of social networks as it is employed in the research literature on family planning and migration to explore the impact of out-migration on modern contraceptive knowledge and use in rural Guatemala. Data for this study come from the 1995 Guatemalan Survey of Family Health. Results from multilevel regression models indicate that urban migration experience, having migrant kin in urban or international destinations, and living in a community where urban migration is… CONTINUE READING
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