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우리나라 부부의 영구피임 결정요인

Other Titles
 Determinants of Sterilization among Married Couples in Korea 
Authors
 김주희  ;  정우진  ;  강대룡  ;  서문희  ;  이선미 
Citation
 Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Vol.40(6) : 461-466, 2007 
Journal Title
 Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health 
ISSN
 1975-8375 
Issue Date
2007
Abstract
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to examine the determinants of sterilization in South Korea. METHODS: This study was based on the data from the Korea National Fertility Survey carried out in the year 2000 by the Korea Institute of Health and Social Affairs. The subjects of the analysis were 4,604 women and their husbands who were in their first marriage, in the age group of 15-49 years. The data were analyzed by multiple logistic regression analysis. RESULTS: Consistent with the findings of previous studies, the woman's age and the number of total children increased the likelihood of sterilization. In addition, the year of marriage had a strong positive association with sterilization. Interestingly, the number of surviving sons tended to increase the likelihood of sterilization, whereas the woman's education level and age at the time of marriage showed a negative association with sterilization. Religion, place of residence, son preference, and the husband's education level, age and type of occupation were not significant determinants of sterilization. CONCLUSIONS: The sex of previous children and lower level of education are distinct determinants of sterilization among women in South Korea. More studies are needed in order to determine the associations between sterilization rate and decreased fertility.
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Yonsei Authors
Lee, Sun Mi(이선미)
Chung, Woo Jin(정우진) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2090-4851
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/97044
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