Population Council Journal

Studies in Family Planning

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 developing countries. Each issue contains original research articles, reports, commentaries, data papers, and book reviews. Studies in Family Planning is published quarterly.

Special Online Issue. Studies in Family Planning is pleased to announce a special issue highlighting the journals' Data Papers.

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Article Abstracts

Global contraceptive failure rates: Who is most at risk?
Authors: Sarah E.K. Bradley, Chelsea B. Polis, Akinrinola Bankole, Trevor N. Croft. 2019

Evaluating quality of contraceptive counseling: An analysis of the Method Information Index
Authors: Karen T. Chang, Mulenga Mukanu, Benjamin Bellows, Waqas Hameed, Amanda Kalamar, Karen A. Grépin, Xaher Gul, Nirali M. Chakraborty. 2019

Can a list experiment improve validity of abortion measurement?
Authors: Suzanne O. Bell, David Bishai. 2019

Contribution of second and higher‐order births to adolescent fertility in Mexico
Authors: Andrés Sánchez‐Pájaro, Ariela Braverman‐Bronstein, Filipa De Castro, Dèsirée Vidaña‐Pérez, Aremis Villalobos-Hernandez, Tonatiuh Barrientos‐Gutiérrez. 2019

Tsogolo la Thanzi: A longitudinal study of young adults living in Malawi’s HIV epidemic
Authors: Sara Yeatman, Abdallah Chilungo, Sydney Lungu, Hazel Namadingo, Jenny Trinitapoli. 2019

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