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Family size and sex preferences among women in rural Pakistan

Family size and sex preferences among women in rural Pakistan

Journal of Rural Development and Administration 21(3): 41-58

The study identifies the association, if any, between the socioeconomic and demographic characteristics and family size and sex preferences among the women of rural Pakistan. The main assumption was that underlying family size and sex preferences cause high fertility and low use of contraception in Pakistan. A total sample of 500 female respondents aged 15-49 years, married and living with husband was selected from Faisalabad tehsil.

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