How birth control affects births

Date
1970-11
Authors
Keyfitz, Nathan
East-West Population Institute
Journal Title
Journal ISSN
Volume Title
Publisher
Honolulu, HI : East-West Population Institute, East-West Center
Volume
Number/Issue
Starting Page
Ending Page
Alternative Title
Abstract
Advances have been made in the technique of contraception, and these are being adopted in various parts of the world. The effect that the adoption of the loop or the pill has in averting births that would occur without protection, or with older forms of contraception, is a main interest of contemporary demography. To estimate this effect one must regard conception and birth as a renewal process for the individual woman. Though the models of the succeeding pages are very simple, they show the lines along which correct calculations can be made. Further advances in theory are producing more realistic models, and large amounts of data collection now going forward provide better estimates of such parameters of the process as probability of conceiving in a given month without protection and with various types of contraceptives.
Description
"The present paper is preliminary and is circulated to elicit comments"

For more about the East-West Center, see http://www.eastwestcenter.org/
Keywords
Citation
Extent
31, [1] p.
Format
Geographic Location
Time Period
Related To
Rights
Rights Holder
Email libraryada-l@lists.hawaii.edu if you need this content in ADA-compliant format.