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Articles by Rukhshana Jahan
Total Records ( 2 ) for Rukhshana Jahan
  Ahmad Kabir , Gulshana Jahan and Rukhshana Jahan
  Using the data derived from the 1989 Bangladesh Fertility Survey (BFS), the 1993-94 and 1996-97 Bangladesh Demographic and Health Surveys (BDHS), this paper attempts to investigate the relationship between the age at marriage and fertility. It also examines the factors affecting age at marriage at different time periods. Analysis using number of children ever born as a measures of fertility shows that lower the age at marriage, higher is the fertility. Application of multiple classification analysis technique indicates that age at marriage increases with higher socioeconomic conditions in Bangladesh. Female education appears to be the strongest determinant of variation in age at marriage and all other factors such as place of residence, work status, religion and geographic region show a statistically significant relationships.
  Ahmad Kabir , Rukhshana Jahan , Mohammad Shahidul Islam and Rahmat Ali
  Using the data derived from the 1996-97 Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey, this investigation attempts to examine the relationship between the child mortality and fertility. Child mortality is one of the postpartum variables contributing to high fertility. The results of multiple classification analysis suggested that the couples who had the experience of child death had higher mean number of live births.
 
 
 
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