Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420

Dibaba B

Dibaba B
College of Health Sciences,

  • Review Article
    Factors Influencing Desired Family Size among Residents of Assela Town
    Author(s): Dibaba B and Mitike GDibaba B and Mitike G

    Background: Ethiopia, like most Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, is experiencing rapid population growth. The rapid growth prevents national development effort and affects maternal and child health. Different factors influence family size at different levels in different Societies. This Study assessed factors affecting family size preferences in Assela town where data was not available in this regard. Objective: To determine desired family size and identify factors influencing family size among residents of Assela town, Ethiopia. Methodology: A community based cross-sectional study was conducted in Assela town, between March 25 and April 4, 2013. A total of 428 residents were included in the study. The age of women ranged from 15 to 49 years and men above 15 years. The desired family size was determined using mean score... Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0420.1000342

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