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Studies in Family Planning

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Studies in Family Planning is a peer-reviewed, international journal publishing public health, social science, and biomedical research on sexual and reproductive health, fertility, and family planning, with a primary focus on low- and middle-income countries. Each issue contains original research articles, reports, commentaries, data articles, and book reviews. Studies in Family Planning is published quarterly.

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Article Abstracts

Contraceptive conversations among adolescent girls and young women and their partners, peers, and older female family members in Lilongwe, Malawi: A qualitative analysis
Authors: Nivedita L. Bhushan, Twambilile Phanga, Bertha Maseko, Dhrutika Vansia, Linda Kamtsendero, Margaret W. Gichane, Suzanne Maman, Audrey Pettifor, Nora E. Rosenberg. 2021

Demographic and fertility characteristics of contraceptive clusters in Burundi
Authors: Kerry MacQuarrie, Courtney Allen, Alison Gemmill. 2021

The impact of mass media-delivered family planning campaigns in low- and middle-income countries: A meta-analysis of advertising and entertainment-education format effects
Authors: Dana Rogers, Leslie B. Snyder, Michelle Rego. 2021

Assessing the reliability of the retrospective reproductive calendar: Evidence from urban Kenya
Authors: Katherine Tumlinson, Sian Curtis. 2021

Contraceptive method skew in India 1992–2016: Analysis using a new method skew index
Authors: Aalok Ranjan Chaurasia. 2021

An assessment of third-party reporting of close ties to measure sensitive behaviors: The confidante method to measure abortion incidence in Ethiopia and Uganda
Authors: Margaret Giorgio, Elizabeth Sully, Doris W. Chiu. 2021

Childhood origins, migration, and first modern contraceptive use in Turkey
Authors: Jeylan Erman, Julia Andrea Behrman. 2021

“We don’t fear HIV. We just fear walking around pregnant.”: A qualitative analysis of adolescent sexuality and pregnancy stigma in informal settlements in Kisumu, Kenya
Authors: Lara E. Miller, Sophia Zamudio-Haas, Beatrice Otieno, Sayo Amboka, Damaris Odeny, Irene Agot, Kevin Kadede, Hannington Odhiambo, Colette Auerswald, Craig R. Cohen, Elizabeth A. Bukusi, Hong-Ha M. Truong. 2021

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