Socio-economic Determinants of Achieved Fertility in Egypt

Egypt Popul Fam Plann Rev. 1992 Jun;26(1):1-38.


The authors investigate socioeconomic determinants of fertility in Egypt. The paper "begins with the intermediate variables and then moves to [a] wider range of social, demographic and environmental influences....The results have shown that age and age related indicators (years since first union and age at first union) are the best group of independent indicators to explain number of children...."

MeSH terms

  • Africa
  • Africa, Northern
  • Age Factors*
  • Demography
  • Developing Countries
  • Economics
  • Egypt
  • Fertility*
  • Marriage*
  • Middle East
  • Population
  • Population Characteristics
  • Population Dynamics*
  • Socioeconomic Factors*