African Population Studies

African Population Studies/Etude de la Population Africaine is a  bilingual journal [English and French] published twice a year in April and October by the Union for African Population Studies. It publishes dependable and timely information emanating from original research on African population, development and related fields. Papers are invited from researchers and others working in the population field.

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University of the Witwatersrand
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Vol 28, No 2, July 2014: Supplement on Demographic and Health Surveys in Africa; Guest Editor: Antony Chikutsa





La série des thèses et mémoires africains est une initiative de l’Union pour l’Etude de la Population Africaine qui permet à des étudiants dans les universités et les centres de recherche africains de publier leurs travaux de mémoire ou thèse sous forme d’articles.

A cette fin, Etudes de la Population Africaine invite les jeunes étudiants, chercheurs et enseignants  chercheurs dans les universités et les institutions de recherche africaines à soumettre des manuscrits basés sur leurs thèses ou leurs mémoires de Master (option recherche). 

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African Dissertation Series is a flagship initiative of Union for African Population Studies to enable young scholars in African academic and research institutions to get their doctoral and masters dissertations translated into publishable Journal articles.

To this end, African Population Studies Journal invites young African scholars, researchers, junior faculties in African Universities and Research entities to submit manuscripts based on their PhD or advanced Masters degree dissertations. Manuscripts must be devoted to issues of population, health and development in Africa. All dissertation manuscripts will be peer-reviewed. Authors of manuscripts will be assisted in refining the quality of their manuscripts.

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Vol 28, No 3 (2014)

Table of Contents


The effects of household assets inequality and conflict on population health in Sudan PDF
Amel S Omer, Stephen Bezruchka, Dario Longhi, Zane Kelly, Marsha Brown, Amy Hagopian 1216-1232
Immigration, croissance démographique et dynamique urbaine au Nord Cameroun PDF
Félix Watang Zieba 1233-1247
Echec de l’utilisation des produits contraceptifs chez les femmes de deux districts sanitaires en Côte d’Ivoire PDF
Kouadio Patrick Adon 1248-1262
Determinants of urban-rural differentials of antenatal care utilization in Nigeria PDF
Blessing I Babalola 1263-1273
Family planning counselling and use among clients seeking abortion services in private health facilities in Kenya PDF
Francis Obare, Wilson Liambila, Harriet Birungi 1274-1285
Determinants of active ageing in Zambia PDF
Christopher Chabila Mapoma 1286-1296
Migration and sexual behaviour among youth in Nairobi’s slum areas PDF
Kanyiva Muindi, Netsayi Mudege, Donatien Beguy, Blessing U Mberu 1297-1308
From Design to Practice: How can large-scale household surveys better represent the complexities of the social units under investigation? PDF
Antoinette Kriel, Sara Randall, Ernestina Coast, B. de Clercq 1309-1323
Facteurs associés aux longs intervalles intergénésiques au Sénégal. Analyse approfondie de l’EDS-MICS 2010-2011 PDF
Nafissatou Diop, Ibrahima Diagne 1324-1331
Age at First Marriage and First Birth Interval in Ethiopia: Analysis of the Roles of Social and Demographic Factors PDF
Eshetu Gurmu, Dula Etana 1332-1344
Male Circumcision; Willingness to undergo Safe Male Circumcision and HIV Risk Behaviors among Men in Botswana PDF
Mpho Keetile, Serai Daniel Rakgoasi 1345-1361
HIV/AIDS-related stigma and HIV test uptake in Ghana: evidence from the 2008 Demographic and Health Survey PDF
Jacob Novignon, Nicholas Novignon, Genevieve Aryeetey, Justice Nonvignon 1362-1379
De la conception néo-malthusienne du « discours de Dakar » de Sarkozy. Note de recherche PDF
Aladji Madior Diop, Richard Marcoux 1380-1388
Islam, Polygyny and Modern Contraceptive Use in Francophone sub-Saharan Africa PDF
Margaret Farrell, Adeline Masquelier, Emily Tissot, Jane Bertrand 1389-1398
Rural-urban residence, modernism and fertility: a study of Mwanza region, Tanzania PDF
George F Masanja 1399-1412
The Association between Spousal Gender Based Violence and Women’s Empowerment among Currently Married Women aged 15-49 in Zimba- bwe: Evidence from the 2010-11 Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey PDF
N.N Wekwete, H Sanhokwe, W Murenjekwa, F Takavarasha, N Madzingira 1413-1431
Niveau et facteurs de ruptures des premières unions conjugales au Burkina Faso PDF
Bilampoa Gnoumou Thiombiano, Thomas K. Legrand 1432-1446
Determinants of Postnatal Care Use in Kenya PDF
Daniel Akunga, Diana Menya, Mark Kabue 1447-1459

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