publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

Ideation and intention to use contraceptives in Kenya and Nigeria

Babalola, Stella; John, Neetu; Ajao, Bolanle; Speizer, Ilene S.;
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  • Published: 21 Jul 2015 Journal: Demographic Research (issn: 1435-9871, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
Abstract
<b>Background</b>: Contraceptive use remains low to moderate in most African countries. Ideation, or the ideas and views that people hold, has been advanced as a possible explanation for differences in contraceptive use within and across countries. <b>Objective</b>: In this paper, we sought to identify the relevant dimensions of ideation and assess how these dimensions relate to contraceptive use intentions in two illustrative countries, Kenya and Nigeria. <b>Methods</b>: Using factor analysis, we first identified the relevant dimensions of ideation from a set of cognitive, emotional, and social interaction items. Subsequently, we examined the relationships of t...
Subjects
free text keywords: contraceptive intention, contraceptive use, ideation, Kenya, Nigeria, urban women, Demography. Population. Vital events, HB848-3697, Article
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