Birth intervals and injectable contraception in sub-Saharan Africa

Kandala Ngianga-Bakwin, R William Stones

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Abstract

The interval between births is associated with child survival in the developing world. We aimed to investigate associations between use of depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate and other reversible contraception and short birth intervals in sub-Saharan Africa.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)353-6
Number of pages4
JournalContraception
Volume71
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2005

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Africa South of the Sahara
  • Birth Intervals
  • Child
  • Contraceptive Agents, Female
  • Developing Countries
  • Female
  • Health Surveys
  • Humans
  • Injections, Intramuscular
  • Medroxyprogesterone Acetate
  • Socioeconomic Factors

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