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Texas A&M University

1. Field, Layton Marshall. A Longitudinal Analysis of Aggregate Fertility Decline as a Product of Increasing Contraceptive Prevalence.

Degree: PhD, Sociology, 2014, Texas A&M University

The human population has experienced tremendous growth over the past 300 hundred years. It took from the start of human history up to the 1800 before the world reached 1 billion in population; in but 210 years another six billion people were added to the population. This exponential growth has been well documented since the time of Thomas Malthus at the turn of the 19^(th) century and continuing with his modern day counterparts in the 1960’s, particularly Paul Ehrlich. Interestingly, a simultaneous population trend emerged in the 1960’s, namely, fertility decline. However, many academics, as well as the public in general, have been largely fixated on high fertility and overpopulation while in reality fertility continues to plummet in most regions of the world. This dissertation addresses the fertility decline reported in 178 countries between 1960 and 2011. I draw on data from the World Bank Data Bank; my research focuses on the role of contraceptive prevalence in facilitating the vast fertility decline observed over this time period. I estimate multilevel quadratic growth curve models to analyze the effect of contraceptive prevalence on total fertility rates among countries. My results document the substantial fertility decline over this time period and indicate that contraceptive prevalence is a significant predictor of fertility decline even after controlling for known correlates of fertility decline such as development, urbanization, economic growth, and declining mortality. This dissertation also includes a discussion of missing observations and the unique complications that missing observations present in a longitudinal framework. Furthermore, I also discuss the logic of multilevel modeling and how multilevel models may be employed in longitudinal research. Finally, I include a discussion of theoretical implications stemming from this dissertation. The focus of these implications is centered on the need for a paradigmatic shift in how we approach the study of fertility in favor of more effective fertility paradigms such as the “Low Fertility Trap Hypothesis.” I argue that a paradigm shift in research orientation is essential as a growing number of countries face the stark reality of population aging, which has occurred as a result of declining and sustained low fertility. Advisors/Committee Members: Poston, Dudley L. (advisor), Fossett, Mark (committee member), McIntosh, Alex (committee member), Kwok, Oi-Man (committee member).

Subjects/Keywords: Fertility Decline; Contraceptive Prevalence

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APA (6th Edition):

Field, L. M. (2014). A Longitudinal Analysis of Aggregate Fertility Decline as a Product of Increasing Contraceptive Prevalence. (Doctoral Dissertation). Texas A&M University. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/153294

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Field, Layton Marshall. “A Longitudinal Analysis of Aggregate Fertility Decline as a Product of Increasing Contraceptive Prevalence.” 2014. Doctoral Dissertation, Texas A&M University. Accessed November 30, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/153294.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Field, Layton Marshall. “A Longitudinal Analysis of Aggregate Fertility Decline as a Product of Increasing Contraceptive Prevalence.” 2014. Web. 30 Nov 2020.

Vancouver:

Field LM. A Longitudinal Analysis of Aggregate Fertility Decline as a Product of Increasing Contraceptive Prevalence. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. Texas A&M University; 2014. [cited 2020 Nov 30]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/153294.

Council of Science Editors:

Field LM. A Longitudinal Analysis of Aggregate Fertility Decline as a Product of Increasing Contraceptive Prevalence. [Doctoral Dissertation]. Texas A&M University; 2014. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/153294


University of the Western Cape

2. Teferi, Zeleka. Determinants of contraceptive use among currently married women in Amhara and Oromiya Regions of Ethiopia .

Degree: 2009, University of the Western Cape

The purpose of this research is to study the effect of different demographic and socio economic factors on the contraceptive use among currently married women of age 15-49 in the two regions of Ethiopia, Amhara (17,214,056) and Oromiya (27,158,471). Data are obtained from the 2005 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey (EDHS). Information on contraceptive use was provided by current use 1334 (14.7), future use 4017 (52.0), unmet need for spacing 1817 (20.0) and limiting 1249 (13.3) currently married women aged 15-49 interviewed in the 2005 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey (EDHS). Advisors/Committee Members: Appunni, Sathiya Susuman (advisor).

Subjects/Keywords: Contraception; Contraceptive prevalence rate; Demographic characteristics; Demographic and Health Survey; Ethiopia; Family planning methods; Soc-economic characteristics; Women; Total Fertility Rate; Unmet need

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APA (6th Edition):

Teferi, Z. (2009). Determinants of contraceptive use among currently married women in Amhara and Oromiya Regions of Ethiopia . (Thesis). University of the Western Cape. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11394/1912

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Teferi, Zeleka. “Determinants of contraceptive use among currently married women in Amhara and Oromiya Regions of Ethiopia .” 2009. Thesis, University of the Western Cape. Accessed November 30, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/11394/1912.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Teferi, Zeleka. “Determinants of contraceptive use among currently married women in Amhara and Oromiya Regions of Ethiopia .” 2009. Web. 30 Nov 2020.

Vancouver:

Teferi Z. Determinants of contraceptive use among currently married women in Amhara and Oromiya Regions of Ethiopia . [Internet] [Thesis]. University of the Western Cape; 2009. [cited 2020 Nov 30]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/11394/1912.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

Teferi Z. Determinants of contraceptive use among currently married women in Amhara and Oromiya Regions of Ethiopia . [Thesis]. University of the Western Cape; 2009. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/11394/1912

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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