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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.
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Year Published/Updated: 2014

Author(s): Pearson, Erin, Stan Becker

Languages: English
Regions: Africa
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