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Purnendu Modak, Ph.D

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Purnendu Modak, Ph.D
Research Scholar, Department of Economics, University of Calcutta, India
Address of the workplace: University of Calcutta, 56 A, B.T. Road, Kolkata-700050

Modak, Purnendu. "DETERMINANTS OF CONTRACEPTIVE USES AMONG THE CHILD AND ADULT MARRIED WOMEN IN INDIA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 6, June 2018, pp. 2597-2616, Accessed 2018.
Modak, P. (2018, June). DETERMINANTS OF CONTRACEPTIVE USES AMONG THE CHILD AND ADULT MARRIED WOMEN IN INDIA. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(6), 2597-2616. Retrieved from
Modak, Purnendu. "DETERMINANTS OF CONTRACEPTIVE USES AMONG THE CHILD AND ADULT MARRIED WOMEN IN INDIA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 6 (June 2018), 2597-2616. Accessed , 2018.

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The present study aims to investigate the various socio-economic and cultural factor that associated with choices of contraceptive methods (from the available alternatives of modern and traditional methods vis-a-vis no usage) among child and adult married women in the developing country setting including India. India so that certain specific steps towards policy can be taken. The Multinomial logistic regression has been applied to analyze secondary data (DLHS-4(2012- 13)) of 313870 married women in India. The results of this study indicated that, the Individual and household socio-economic and demographic characteristics, such as place of residence, education, religion and caste are important in determining factor for contraceptive uses among child and adult married women in India. A higher proportion of child married women do not uses any contraceptive method and a smaller proportion of women uses traditional and modern method in India. Unlike adult married women, the religion and respondents' education do not control the usage of modern methods among the child married women and there is some other variable such as empowerment, mobility, access to health facility becomes far more important in the analysis of contraceptive use in India. The policy makers have to focus on empowerment of women through formation of Self Help Groups (SHG), awareness generating campaign through various family planning programe, supply of condoms and facilities of sterilization bring more and more important for the uses of contraceptive method among child (adult) married women in India.