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Document Type
Further Analysis
Publication Topic(s)
Family Planning
Country(s)
Zimbabwe
Language
English
Author(s)
William Sambisa and Macro International Inc., Calverton, Maryland, USA
Publication Date
December 1996
Publication ID
FA15

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Abstract:

This paper examines contraceptive discontinuation, reason for discontinuation, method switching, and contraceptive failure in Zimbabwe. Five-year retrospective contraceptive histories collected in the monthly calendar of events in the 1994 Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey (ZDHS) are used for the analysis.