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Does Family Planning Reduce Infant Mortality? Evidence From Surveillance Data in Matlab, Bangladesh
Social Science Research Network
Analyzing the effect of family planning on child survival remains an important issue but is not straightforward because of several mechanisms linking family planning, birth intervals, total fertility, and child survival. This study uses a dynamic model jointly explaining infant mortality, whether contraceptives are used after each birth, and birth intervals. Infant mortality is determined by the preceding birth interval and other covariates (such as socio-economic status). The decisions aboutdoi:10.2139/ssrn.2009853 fatcat:jset3wvww5dnrfk2elbywp4era