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A comparative analysis of contraceptive use in Africa: evidence from DHS
(SAGE Publications, 2016)
The aim of this article is to show a comparative analysis of contraceptive use in areas of traditionally high fertility that have gone through profound changes. Data have been taken from the latest Demographic and Health ...
Comparative analysis of the use of professional health providers by young mothers in developing countries: A new frontier for health education
Childbearing accelerates the risk of maternal and child morbidity and young mothers have a much higher risk of dying from maternal causes. Therefore, understanding the dynamics of young mothers’ use of professional health ...
Does seasonality and stochastic cycles affect output growth in Nigeria? Lessons for development planning
(International Foundation for Research and Development (IFRD), 2016)
This paper examines the seasonality and stochastic cycle associated with GDP growth in Nigeria using two measures of filter. Our findings include, that the Christiano & Fitzgerald (2003) filter removed low-periodicity ...