Religious affiliation and fertility in Liberia.

  title={Religious affiliation and fertility in Liberia.},
  author={Konia T Kollehlon},
  journal={Journal of biosocial science},
  volume={26 4},
This study examines fertility differentials by religious affiliation in Liberia, within the context of two competing hypotheses: the characteristic and particularised theology. Using a subsample of currently married women from the 1986 Liberian Demographic and Health Survey, the study examines the fertility of five religious groups: Catholic, Protestant, Moslem, traditional, and other women. Overall, the findings are more consistent with the characteristic hypothesis, because the small… CONTINUE READING