Testing for fertility stalls in demographic and health surveys

@inproceedings{Garenne2011TestingFF,
  title={Testing for fertility stalls in demographic and health surveys},
  author={Michel L. Garenne},
  booktitle={Population health metrics},
  year={2011}
}
This study compares two methods for testing fertility trends and fertility stalls using Demographic and Health Surveys data. The first method is based on linear regression and uses the equivalence of period and cohort estimates with the same cumulative fertility at age 40, the same number of births, and the same distribution of women by parity. The second method is based on logistic regression. It assumes that the age pattern of fertility is constant over short periods of time. Both methods… CONTINUE READING
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