Couples’ unmet need for family planning in three west African countries

Unmet need for family planning is typically calculated for currently married women, but excluding husbands may result in misleading estimates of couples' unmet need. This study builds on previous work and proposes a method of calculating couples' unmet need for family planning based on spouses' independent fertility intentions.

Year: 2013

Authors: Ipas Mexico

Languages: English

Regions: Africa


Topics: Contraception, Research