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Further evidence of community education effects on fertility in sub-Saharan Africa
BACKGROUND Earlier investigations have shown associations between a woman's chance of having a child, or various proximate determinants of her fertility, and the socioeconomic resources in the community in which she lives, net of her own resources. OBJECTIVES AND METHODS This study, which is based on DHS surveys from 28 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, adds to the knowledge about this issue. With a focus on first-and higher-order birth rates, four specific questions are addressed. RESULTS ANDdoi:10.4054/demres.2012.27.22 fatcat:fzb4amlisngibgm6kqskfbzvzy