Poster Session 1:
Fertility Determinants, Family Planning, and Sexual Behavior

Thursday, April 1
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  1. The Influence of Religion on Premarital Sex and Condom Use in a Generalized HIV/AIDS EpidemicSohail Agha, Tulane University

  2. Are Younger Women at a Disadvantage in Using Fertility Awareness-Based Methods of Family Planning?Marcos Arevalo, Georgetown University

  3. Birth Planning: Awareness, Knowledge, and Practice among Urban Youth in NepalRam H. Aryal, National Planning Commission

  4. Changing Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in Ghana: Any Link to the Civil War in Neighbouring La Cote d'Ivoire?Frank Baiden, Navrongo Health Research Centre; John E. Williams, Navrongo Health Research Centre; Cornelius Y. Debpuur, Navrongo Health Research Centre; Abraham Hodgson, Navrongo Health Research Centre; James F. Phillips, Population Council

  5. More Power to the Pill: The Effect of Contraceptive Freedom on Women's Labor SupplyMartha Bailey, Vanderbilt University

  6. Church and Clubs: Influence on Secondary Abstinence in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa 1999-2001Lisanne Brown, Tulane University; Ali M. Karim, John Snow, Inc.; Paul Hutchinson, Tulane University; Kate MacIntyre, Tulane University; Bob Magnani, Tulane University

  7. The Expectation That Children Will Raise the Social Capital of Their Parents and Its Impact on Fertility Intentions: First Results from BulgariaChristoph Buehler, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  8. The Effects of Premarital Cohabitation on FertilitySuzanna Carr, University of Maryland

  9. Unintended Pregnancy in El Salvador: A Comparison of Men and WomenMarion W. Carter, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Lisa Whittle, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  10. Risky Sexual Behaviour and Condom Use in MalawiAndrew R. Channon, University of Southampton; Nyovani Madise, University of Southampton

  11. Community Environment and HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma in ChinaJiajian Chen, East West Center; Shengli Chen, National Population and Family Planning Commission of China; Shikun Zhang, National Population and Family Planning Commission of China

  12. The Influence of Parent-Daughter Relationship on American Teenagers Early Sexual and Reproductive BehaviorAfra R. Chowdhury, Brown University

  13. Explaining Areal Variations in Modern Contraceptive Use in East AfricaSteve Clements, University of Southampton; Angela Baschieri, University of Southampton; Monique Hennink, University of Southampton; Nyovani Madise, University of Southampton; Rob Stephenson, Johns Hopkins University

  14. Is Knowledge of HIV/AIDS Translated into Behaviour among Men in Nepal?Govinda P. Dahal, University of Southampton; Andrew Hinde, University of Southampton

  15. Fertility Intentions and Child Survival in a Rural Ghanaian CommunityCornelius Y. Debpuur, Navrongo Health Research Centre; Winfred Avogo, Navrongo Health Research Centre; James F. Phillips, Population Council

  16. Poverty and Sexuality in Africa: An Empirical EvaluationYanyi K. Djamba, Southeastern Louisiana University

  17. The Legacies of Context: Contraceptive Choice in Nang Rong, ThailandJeffrey Edmeades, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  18. Induced Abortion in Rajasthan, India: Comparing Prevalence Estimates from Two Quantitative MethodologiesBatya Elul, Population Council

  19. Involvement of Men in Family Planning: Use of Contraception by Men in IndiaRima Ghosh, Jawaharlal Nehru University

  20. The Impact of Migration to the United States and Costa Rica on Nicaraguan FertilityBryan M. Giblin, Florida State University; Kathleen M. Heyman, Florida State University; Naomi J. Spence, Florida State University

  21. Seasonality of Births in the Netherlands: A Decomposition of Recent TrendsKaren Haandrikman, University of Groningen

  22. Web-Based Reproductive Health Education: Findings from TeenWeb NairobiCarolyn Tucker Halpern, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ellen M.H. Mitchell, Ipas; Tilda Farhat, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Phil Bardsley, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Janie Benson, Ipas

  23. The Role of Workplace Characteristics in Breastfeeding PracticesAlison Jacknowitz, RAND

  24. HIV/AIDS/STDs Risk Perceptions and Protective Behavior among Family Planning (FP) Clients in Osogbo, NigeriaTemple Jagha, Partners for Human Research, Empowerment and Development (PAHRED); Joanne Mantell, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies; Lawrence Adeokun, Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH); Grace E. Delano, Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH)

  25. A District Level Analysis of the Total Fertility Rate Using Indian Census DataAnuja Jayaraman, Pennsylvania State University; S. Chandrasekhar, Pennsylvania State University

  26. It's All in the Timing: Coital Frequency and Fertility Awareness-Based Methods of Family PlanningVictoria Jennings, Georgetown University; Irit Sinai, Georgetown University

  27. Reproductive Intentions and Fertility Decline in AfricaJennifer Johnson-Hanks, University of California, Berkeley; Sarah Walchuk, University of California, Berkeley

  28. Women's Education in the Fertility Transition: An Analysis of the Second Birth Interval in IndonesiaJungho Kim, Brown University

  29. Union Type and Sexual Exclusivity in Nairobi SlumsMegan L. Klein, University of Maryland; F. Nii-Amoo Dodoo, Pennsylvania State University

  30. Declining Second Birth Rates in a Country in Transition: Differences by Level of Education and Ethnic Group in BulgariaElena Koytcheva, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  31. Recent Fertility Changes in the Arab States: In Search of Population PolicyAndrzej Kulczycki, University of Alabama at Birmingham

  32. Recent Change in Family Behavior in Poland: The Emergence of Cohabitation before and after the Transition of 1989Margarete C. Kulik, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  33. Gender Differences in the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Adolescents Aged 15-19 Years in NigeriaOlaronke Ladipo, Harvard University

  34. Male Involvement in Expanding Family Planning Choices in Rural IndiaRebecka I. Lundgren, Georgetown University; Loveleen Johri, CARE

  35. Women's Work and Timing of Second Birth in the PhilippinesShuang Luo, University of Maryland; Laurie DeRose, University of Maryland

  36. "One-Night Stands" and Short-Term First Sexual RelationshipsJennifer Manlove, Child Trends; Elizabeth Terry-Humen, Child Trends; Kerry Franzetta, Child Trends

  37. Sudden Increase in Sex Ratio in Caucasian Countries. Why and How?France Meslé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Jacques Vallin, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Irina Badurashvili, Georgian Centre of Population Research

  38. Sexual Scripts of Brazilians at Sexual DebutAnn M. Moore, Alan Guttmacher Institute

  39. Determinants of the Fertility of Poor Women: The Reproduction of Poverty Mexico, 1997Jessica Natalia Najera, El Colegio de México

  40. Did Births Decline after the Enactment of No-Fault Divorce Law in the United States?Paul A. Nakonezny, University of North Texas; Joseph Lee Rodgers, University of Oklahoma; Kristen Shaw, University of North Texas

  41. Linking Fertility to Micro-Development Schemes? A Structural Equation Analysis of Women's Status, Reproductive Health, and Credit Membership in Rural GhanaCarolette R. Norwood, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

  42. Sexual Behaviour, HIV/AIDS Awareness and Condom Use among Young People in the Era of HIV/AIDS Epidemic in NigeriaOlatunji Orubuloye, University of Ado-Ekiti

  43. Human Capital Investment and Fertility Choice among Highly Educated Women in the United StatesAndrea Pellandra, Carnegie Mellon University

  44. Two Approaches to the Study of the Disassociation between Sexual and Marital Life of the Urban Women and Men in MexicoAdriana Pérez, El Colegio de México

  45. Trends and Factors of the Twinning Rate: The Case of France during the Twentieth CenturyGilles Pison, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Nadège Couvert, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  46. The Reach and Impact of the PSI Butare Adolescent Reproductive Health Program in Butare Province, RwandaAndrea Plautz, Population Services International (PSI); Dominique Meekers, Tulane University

  47. Multilevel Analysis of Current Fertility in CambodiaBunnak Poch, University of Chicago

  48. Markov Variation and Sex Ratio Dependence in the United StatesMichael S. Pollard, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  49. The Demand for Sex Selective AbortionClaus C. Pörtner, University of Washington

  50. Severity of Female Circumcision in Sudan: Evidence from DHS DataC.P. Prakasam, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); S. Sureender, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); M. Benarji Prasad, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  51. Extent of Unintended Pregnancy and Coping Strategies among Young Couples in NepalMahesh Puri, University of Southampton; Roger Ingham, University of Southampton; Zoe Matthews, University of Southampton

  52. Does Service Accessibility Reduce Socio-Economic Differentials in Maternity Care Seeking? Evidence from Rural BangladeshMd. Hafizur Rahman, Johns Hopkins University; W. Henry Mosley, Johns Hopkins University

  53. Interpersonal Transactions of Social Care and HIV/AIDS: Indian ExperienceN. Ravichandran, Indian Institute of Health Management (IIHMR); Jammy Guru Rajesh, Indian Institute of Health Management (IIHMR)

  54. Gender Preference: A Determinant of Family Size in Lahore -- PakistanSafdar Ali Shirazi, University of the Punjab

  55. Long-Term Use of the Standard Days Method: Results of a 3-Year StudyIrit Sinai, Georgetown University; James N. Gribble, Georgetown University

  56. Patterns of Condom Use and Abstinence among Unmarried Youth Age 15-24 in UgandaNazarius Mbona Tumwesigye, University of Southampton; Holmes David, University of Southampton

  57. Adolescent Sexual Behavior in China: Evaluating the Impact of a Sex Education and Reproductive Health Service Program in Suburban ShanghaiBo Wang, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Sara Hertog, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  58. Unintended Pregnancy and the Relationship ContextEllen K. Wilson, Research Triangle Institute; Helen P. Koo, Research Triangle Institute

  59. Using Participatory Learning and Action to Assess Adolescents' Reproductive Health Status: A Qualitative Report on In-School and Out-of-School Youth in Wuhan, ChinaYingying Zhou, University of Washington; Qian Geng, Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH); Yongfeng Liu, China Family Planning Association