Contraceptive use and fertility in India a case study of Gujarat by Pravin M. Visaria

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  • India,
  • Gujarat,
  • Gujarat.


  • Birth control -- India -- Gujarat -- Statistics.,
  • Contraception -- India -- Gujarat -- Statistics.,
  • Fertility, Human -- India -- Gujarat -- Statistics.,
  • Social surveys -- India -- Gujarat.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [254]-258) and index.

Book details

StatementPravin Visaria, Leela Visaria, Anrudh Jain.
ContributionsVisaria, Leela., Jain, Anrudh K.
LC ClassificationsHQ763.6.I5 V57 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination264 p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL787863M
ISBN 10080399253X, 8170364833
LC Control Number95020193

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This book analyses the reasons for relying on behavioural contraception methods among urban ‘elites’ in India and examines their efficacy in controlling fertility. It also traces variations in contraception choice over the reproductive cycle of women. Although researchers and policy makers Brand: Springer India.

This book analyses the reasons for relying on behavioural contraception methods among urban ‘elites’ in India and examines their efficacy in controlling fertility. It also traces variations in contraception choice over the reproductive cycle of women.

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women and children. Increasing contraceptive prevalence rate is one of the most important steps needed to reduce fertility in India.

Besides the program part there are several other factors like socio-economic, cultural and demographic factors restricting the use of contraception.

Introduction. Contraceptive use plays an important role in reducing fertility, and the cross-cutting contributions of reduced fertility and population growth to poverty reduction, better maternal and child health, enhanced education, gender equality, and the environment make continued research in family planning introduced a nationwide family planning program in the early.

Background. Select estimates of contraceptive use in the –16 National Family Health Survey (NFHS is equivalent to the Demographic and Health Survey in India) have come under the scrutiny of researchers and policy makers.

This time, the story line was to speculate the reasons for the declining trend of the Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (CPR) between –06 and –   Condoms were the most popular form of contraception in India between April and Junewith over four million users.

E-Books, etc. More Information Total fertility rate of India. World Fertility and Family Planning Highlights presents new evidence on trends in contraceptive use and fertility, as well as insights Contraceptive use and fertility in India book the relationship between contraceptive use and.

‎This book analyses the reasons for relying on behavioural contraception methods among urban ‘elites’ in India and examines their efficacy in controlling fertility. It also traces variations in contraception choice over the reproductive cycle of women. Although researchers and policy make.

By extension, ‘traditional’ methods of contraception are equated with traditional mentalities and insufficient motivation to control fertility. But contraceptive use differentials in India suggest that in fact it is the most ‘modern’ women (those with a college education and living in urban areas) who are the most likely to use these.

The use of behavioural contraception methods is a little researched area globally and this is the first book focusing on the topic in India. contraceptive use India, the total fertility. This study attempts to identify the socio demographic determinants and differentials of contraceptive use or non use by a woman in India, before she proceeds to have her first child.

The analysis was done using data from the third National Family Health Survey (–), India. Relationship between Contraceptive Prevalence Rate and Total Fertility Rate 5 contraceptive use (and/or induced abortion).

The slope waswhich indicates decline in the level of TFR due to increases in the level of current contraceptive use (u), and the relative slope gives the. Family planning in India is based on efforts largely sponsored by the Indian tocontraceptive usage has more than tripled (from 13% of married women in to 48% in ) and the fertility rate has more than halved (from in to in ), but the national fertility rate in absolute numbers remains high, causing concern for long-term population growth.

Son preference among Hindus and Muslims, in the context of ‘ultra-low’ fertility, is highly debated with respect to fertility and contraceptive use differentials by religion. Despite India’s total fertility rate (TFR) falling sharply over the past decade – from children per women in to in – India is one of the few nations in the world that.

In fact, among developing countries, India has the highest number of women — 31 million — with an "unmet need" for contraception, according.

Chacko, E. () Women’s use of contraception in rural India: a village-level study. Health & Place 7 (3), – Chapagain, M. & Matrika, C. () Masculine interest behind high prevalence of female contraceptive methods in rural Nepal. INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE AND CONTRACEPTIVE USE IN INDIA: THE MODERATING INFLUENCE OF CONFLICTING FERTILITY PREFERENCES AND CONTRACEPTIVE INTENTIONS - Volume 50 Issue 2 - Walter Forrest, Dharmalingam Arunachalam, Kannan Navaneetham.

A study by the Delhi-based NGO Sama Resource Group for Women and Health states that there are about 3, fertility clinics in India.

This study makes use of the National Family Health Survey of ‐99 to investigate whether differences in women's autonomy can explain much of the relationship between education and contraceptive use among married Indian women with at least one child.

Contraceptive use is a key factor in fertility rates that came up many times during the workshop, but four presentations provided detailed looks at this factor.

Akinrinola Bankole of the Guttmacher Institute spoke about the impact of contraceptive use and abortion on fertility rates.

Clémentine Rossier of the Institut National d'Etudes Demographiques addressed the role of traditional family. These four papers supplement the book Contraception and Reproduction: Health Consequences for Women and Children in the Developing World by bringing together data and analyses that would otherwise be difficult to obtain in a single source.

The topics addressed are an analysis of the relationship between maternal mortality and changing reproductive patterns; the risks and benefits of. Improved access to contraceptives is necessary to reduce fertility rates, especially in countries which traditionally favor a large family. Socio-cultural and socio-economic development will be stalled in these areas until measures are implemented to increase the availability of family planning services (49, 50).

Introduction. The use of modern contraceptive methods was documented in the early s (Cleland, ), albeit with varying levels of utilization around the world [1–3].The innovative development of safe and effective contraceptive methods has critically benefited humankind in numerous ways [4–6].The outcomes of contraceptives use include; poverty reduction, reduction of.

In so doing, it illuminates India's role in a global network of birth control advocacy. The book also argues how Indians' contraceptive advocacy and associationalism became an increasingly significant realm of action in which they staked claims not just about the utility of contraception but simultaneously over their ability and right to self-rule.

India’s modern contraceptive use is only about 48%, with female sterilisation accounting for 75%. The modern contraceptive prevalence rate (mCPR) for spacing methods is only %.

Here's why contraceptive use across India has declined despite high awareness According to data from the latest National Family Health Survey, there has been six percent drop in the use of contraceptive in India. This drop comes even as awareness about contraceptives has grown. This book documents the various phases of fertility transition in India.

It argues that this transition is best understood as the cumulative effect of behavioural changes - such as delay in marriage and use of contraceptives - which over time has altered social perceptions on fertility.

A new study has suggested that women may have to wait 8 months for fertility to return after ending their use of injectable contraceptives.

The findings of the study are published in The BMJ. Additionally, where contraceptive resources are available, the decision to use contraception often involves two individuals who may have conflicting fertility preferences.

In this case, a woman’s bargaining power relative to her partner’s—as well as her ability to conceal her contraceptive choices—could be important determinants of. Higher use of Contraceptives: It can be noticed that the total fertility rate in India has come down from in the ’90s to in and also it will be declined to in and above years.

This is due to the high use of Contraceptives and late marital status in women as well as men. Sept. 27, -- Women who take birth control pills for long periods of time may find it a little easier to get pregnant once they go off the pill than other women.

A new study shows women who. Oprah’s Book Club Poor Women's Participation in Credit-Based Self-Employment: The Impact on Their Empowerment, Fertility, Contraceptive Use, And Fertility Desire in Rural Bangladesh (Report) Pakistan Development ReviewSummer, 34, 2. Education among girls at least through 14 years of age, and contraceptive use, play a great role in bringing down a country's fertility rate.

Previous studies have clearly established the role of. Alternative Contraceptive Methods and Fertility Decline in India Abstract. Three-quarters of contraceptive users in India are sterilized, more than five times the level typical of developing countries. Because sterilization is irreversible, couples are unlikely to use this method unless they are certain they will not want more children in the.

overall, or completed, fertility of women) since the early ’s. Once married, adolescent women living in Africa, Asia, and Latin America begin their repro-ductive lives with relatively low reliance on contraception.

And when they do use contraception to delay or limit their childbear-ing, they may use less efficient methods than do older. Use of some contraceptives may temporarily delay a woman's fertility from resuming Women may have to wait eight months for fertility to return after ending their use of injectable contraceptives.

Each basic form of contraception currently in use — IUDs, hormonal contraceptives, barrier methods, spermicides, sterilization, and fertility tracking — has been available to consumers for at least half a century.

All have been dogged by the same problems throughout their existence: hormonal contraceptives can cause blood clots and. Societies generally experience falling fertility rates as incomes and education improve, child mortality declines, and more women work, a demographic transition captured in the saying, “Development is the best contraceptive.” India’s experience largely supports this.Together, the studies make clear that the need to expand contraceptive use, maternal and child health services is more important than ever, and increasing school enrollments of girls is not even a partial alternative to achieve a decline in fertility.

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