publication . Article . 2011

Is traditional contraceptive use in moldova associated with poverty and isolation?

Lyons-Amos, Mark J.; Durrant, Gabriele B.; Padmadas, Sabu S.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This study investigates the correlates of traditional contraceptive use in Moldova, a poor country in Europe with one of the highest proportions of traditional contraceptive method users. The high reliance on traditional methods, particularly in the context of sub-replacement level fertility rate, has not been systematically evaluated in demographic research. Using cross-sectional data on a sub-sample of 6039 sexually experienced women from the 2005 Moldovan Demographic and Health Survey, this study hypothesizes that (a) economic and spatial disadvantages increase the likelihood of traditional method use, and (b) high exposure to family planning/reproductive hea...
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