Use of Modern Contraception by the Poor Is Falling Behind

@article{Gakidou2007UseOM,
  title={Use of Modern Contraception by the Poor Is Falling Behind},
  author={Emmanuela Gakidou and Effy Vayena},
  journal={PLoS Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={4},
  pages={1255 - 1319}
}
BACKGROUND The widespread increase in the use of contraception, due to multiple factors including improved access to modern contraception, is one of the most dramatic social transformations of the past fifty years. This study explores whether the global progress in the use of modern contraceptives has also benefited the poorest. METHODS AND FINDINGS Demographic and Health Surveys from 55 developing countries were analyzed using wealth indices that allow the identification of the absolute poor… CONTINUE READING