The impact of family planning program activity on fertility.

  title={The impact of family planning program activity on fertility.},
  author={John E. Anderson and Lisa G. Cope},
  journal={Family planning perspectives},
  volume={19 4},
This study seeks to determine through multivariate areal analysis whether higher family planning program enrollment rates in local areas are associated with lower us fertility rates in 1980, when other factors are controlled statistically. The analyses do support the conclusion that programs have had an impact on aggregate fertility levels. Other data, taken from program records and from surveys of individual women, also indicate that the impact of the programs has been felt by large numbers of… CONTINUE READING