Age And First Marriage of Children Ever Born in Ghana

ABSTRACT 

In Ghana the fertility rate of 4.2 children per woman is still greater than the global average of 2.53. In view of this, various policies and strategies have been adopted to make family planning programs and methods available so as to bring about a reduction in fertility. However this has not yielded the desired results since fertility has not observed much decline. This current study examines the relationship between age at first marriage and children ever born in Ghana by the use of the Ghana demographic and health survey 2014 dataset. The study sample included women who are in a marital union. The results showed an inverse relationship between age at first marriage and children ever born (r = -0.289, p

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APA

ODAI, A (2021). Age And First Marriage of Children Ever Born in Ghana. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/age-and-first-marriage-of-children-ever-born-in-ghana

MLA 8th

ODAI, ABIGAIL "Age And First Marriage of Children Ever Born in Ghana" Afribary. Afribary, 06 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/age-and-first-marriage-of-children-ever-born-in-ghana. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

ODAI, ABIGAIL . "Age And First Marriage of Children Ever Born in Ghana". Afribary, Afribary, 06 Apr. 2021. Web. 24 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/age-and-first-marriage-of-children-ever-born-in-ghana >.

Chicago

ODAI, ABIGAIL . "Age And First Marriage of Children Ever Born in Ghana" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 24, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/age-and-first-marriage-of-children-ever-born-in-ghana