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Unmet need and the demand for family planning

Charles F. Westoff

Unmet need and the demand for family planning

by Charles F. Westoff

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Published by Institute for Resource Development/Macro International in Columbia, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Birth control -- Developing countries -- Statistics,
    • Birth control -- Study and teaching -- Developing countries -- Statistics

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCharles F. Westoff, Luis Hernando Ochoa.
      SeriesDemographic and Health Surveys comparative studies ;, no. 5
      ContributionsOchoa, Luis Hernando., Macro International. Institute for Resource Development. Demographic Health Surveys
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ766.5.D44 W47 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 37 p. :
      Number of Pages37
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1329067M
      LC Control Number92208995
      OCLC/WorldCa24329582

        Study design. A community-based cross sectional household survey was conducted to investigate unmet need for family planning, factors affecting unmet need and total demand for family planning in Kassala State, Eastern Sudan between 1 st May and 31 st July Random selection of three villages with different distance (not less than 10 km) from Kassala, the capital city of the State . A practical alternative to calculating unmet need for family planning Irit Sinai,1,2 Susan Igras,1 Rebecka Lundgren,1 1Institute for Reproductive Health, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA; 2Palladium, Washington, DC, USA Abstract: The standard approach for measuring unmet need for family planning calculates actual, physiological unmet need and is useful for tracking changes at the.

      Zambia is dedicated to improving sustainable access to family planning and achieving the goals it set out in , specifically to increase the modern contraceptive prevalence rate among married women to 58% by Zambia is addressing policy barriers adversely impacting the delivery of sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents and young people and is scaling. FP measures progress since the London Summit on Family Planning, taking into account all available and serviceable data. Annual estimates of critical family planning indicators are produced using modeling, and the trend of additional contraceptive users is re-estimated on an ongoing basis. Estimates for other indicators come from national surveys.

      The Crucial Distinction between “Unmet Need” and “Unmet Demand” by William N. Ryerson Proud mother with 6-month-old daughter in Nairobi. She did not want to hear about family planning until a nurse talked to her about child health and education opportunity.   Bangladesh had made significant achievements during the last decades in reducing population growth and improving maternal and child health. The reduction in the total fertility rate (TFR) from births per woman in to in and to in is encouraging. However several areas require further attention to ensure effective family planning in the future.


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Unmet need and the demand for family planning by Charles F. Westoff Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dixon-Mueller R and Germain A. "Stalking the Elusive 'Unmet Need' for Family Planning." Studies in Family Plann Foreit K. "Unmet Demand for Contraception vs. Unmet Demand for Appropriate Contraception." Paper presented at the th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association.

Washington DC. Genre/Form: Statistics: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Westoff, Charles F. Unmet need and the demand for family planning. Columbia, Md.: Institute for Resource Development/Macro International, []. Perspectives. Unmet need for family planning. Over a decade, family planning programs and services nearly remained unchanged due to the supply of, and demand for, family planning needs.

Unmet need for family planning Definition. Unmet need is especially high among groups such as. Adolescents; Migrant; Urban slum dwellers Refugees; Women in the postpartum period; The World Bank/John Isaac. Women with unmet need are those who are fecund and sexually active but are not using any method of contraception, and report not wanting any.

Unmet Need and the Demand for Family Planning in Uganda Further Analysis of the Uganda Demographic and Health Surveys, Shane Khan Sarah E.K. Bradley Joy Fishel Vinod Mishra August This report presents findings from a further. The classification of unmet need into two components (the need for spacing and the need for limiting births] has important family planning program implications.

This provides valuable information to program managers that is helpful in selecting the appropriate method mix for meeting the demand of potential users of contraception [20]. The unmet need for family planning nationwide lies at %, which includes 5% for spacing and 8% for limiting births, and is higher among young women.

About 36% method users discontinue use. When unmet need for family planning is measured in a comparable way at different dates, the trend indicates whether there has been progress towards meeting women’s needs for family planning. PFHS FAMILY PLANNING POLICIES AND PROGRAMS Demand-Supply Framework for Family Planning Program Analysis and Unmet Need for Contraception W.

Henry Mosley A. Supply of, and demand for children with socio-economic development (Easterlin model) 1. Demand = number of surviving children parents would have if fertility regulations were. Access to safe, voluntary family planning is a human right.

Family planning is central to gender equality and women’s empowerment, and it is a key factor in reducing poverty. Yet in developing regions, an estimated million women who want to avoid pregnancy are not using safe and effective family planning methods, for reasons ranging from lack of access to information or services to lack.

Across the FP countries, we estimate that just over one in five married or in-union women of reproductive age have an unmet need for modern methods of contraception in f While the first two Core Indicators look at modern family planning use, Core Indicator 3, unmet need for modern contraception, and Core Indicator 4, demand satisfied for modern contraception, take a wider view to.

An updated version of the Family Planning Estimation Tool (FPET) was used to construct estimates and projections of the modern contraceptive prevalence rate (mCPR), unmet need for, and demand satisfied with modern methods of contraception among women of reproductive age who are married or in a union in the focus countries of the FP initiative.

Unmet need for family planning remains pervasive, with most of the demand for family planning found among non-users of contraception expressing intentions for spacing births. Compared with the levels of unmet need reported in the GDHS, our results show unusually higher levels of unmet need for both spacing and limiting.

Family planning is considered as an effective tool to control population and to bring improvement in maternal and child health. The Government of Pakistan has been continuously struggling to improve the availability of family planning services.

However, like many other developing countries of the world, unmet need for family planning still exists in the country. PRB’s Family Planning Data Sheet provides the latest estimates of family planning indicators for approximately countries around the world.

Featured indicators include the percentage of married women using modern and traditional family planning methods, unmet need for family planning, use of modern contraception by wealth group, and demand for family planning. • The unmet need for family planning is projected to remain above 10 per cent worldwide between now and despite the reductions anticipated for some regions.

The largest declines are. The SEED Assessment Guide for Family Planning. With unmet need for family planning remaining high, particularly in the world’s poorest countries, and reproductive health programs struggling to meet the demand for their services, comprehensive assessments are needed to improve family planning programs and ensure that they meet the reproductive intentions of their clients.

Studies have examined unmet need for family planning among urban women in a number of countries, but women of advanced reproductive age have not been explicitly examined. This chapter examined drivers of unmet need for family planning among urban women of advanced reproductive age in selected West African countries.

Data were extracted from individual recode of the most recent. Get this from a library. New estimates of unmet need and the demand for family planning.

[Charles F Westoff; Macro International. MEASURE/DHS+ (Programme)]. It is estimated that around 23 million adolescent girls in LMIC have an unmet need for contraception and family planning.

One study found that the demand for contraception among adolescents ranged from 22% in Azerbaijan to a huge 98% in Peru. If young women are already struggling to get access to contraception, the coronavirus pandemic only.

Substantial unmet need has provoked family planning programs by governments and donors, but the impact of family planning programs on fertility and contraceptive use remains somewhat unsettled. "Demand theory" argues that in traditional agricultural societies, fertility rates are driven by the desire to offset high mortality, thus as society.Unmet need for family planning and contraceptive failure contribute to unintended pregnancies among women in Zimbabwe.

Both HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women reported unintended pregnancies despite intending to avoid or delay pregnancy, highlighting the need for effective contraceptive methods that align with pregnancy intentions.

Results. Out of postpartum women, (%) have a real demand for family planning. Out of those with a real demand for family planning (n = ), (%) were using a modern contraceptive method and only 41 (3%) were using a traditional method for birth control while the remaining (%) were having unmet need for postpartum family planning.