Session 131:
Comparative Perspectives on Sexuality, Family Planning and Fertility

Friday, May 1
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Mackinac East
Level 5

Chair: Ilene S. Speizer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Discussant: Marion W. Carter, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  1. Levels, Trends and Implications of Unintended Pregnancy WorldwideGilda Sedgh, Guttmacher Institute; Susheela D. Singh, Guttmacher Institute; Rubina Hussain, Guttmacher Institute

  2. Social Interactions and Fertility in Developing CountriesIsabel Gunther, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich; Sebastian Linnemayr, Harvard University; David E. Bloom, Harvard University; David Canning, Harvard University

  3. A Comparison of Contraceptive Use Trends in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and NicaraguaPaul Stupp, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Daniel Williams, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Danni Daniels, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  4. Adolescent Sexual Activity, Substance Use and Attachment to Conventional Institutions in Three Western NationsAubrey L. Spriggs, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Tilda Farhat, Eunice Kennedy Schriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH; Carolyn Tucker Halpern, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Saoirse Nic Gabhainn, National University of Ireland

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