Session 182:
Methods of Contraception: Some Interesting Trends and Differentials

Saturday, April 2
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Thurgood Marshall East
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Alaka Malwade Basu, Cornell University
Discussant: Anju Malhotra, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

  1. High Prevalence of Traditional Methods and Low Fertility: Factors Affecting Choice of Traditional Methods in Urban West Bengal, IndiaSharmishtha Basu, basu_jnu@yahoo.com, Jawaharlal Nehru University

  2. The Use of Withdrawal among Birth Limiters in Iran and TurkeyAmir Erfani, Nipissing University; İlknur Yüksel-Kaptanoğlu, Hacettepe University

  3. A Quiet Revolution in Condom Use in Urban IndiaAparna Jain, Johns Hopkins University; Amy Tsui, Johns Hopkins University; Anrudh Jain, Population Council

  4. Does Husband-Wife Fertility Preference Matter? Couples’ Fertility Preference and Its Effect on Subsequent Male- vs. Female-Based Contraceptive UseInku Subedi, Brown University

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