December 18, 2019

Subnational estimation of modern contraceptive prevalence in five sub- Saharan African countries: a Bayesian hierarchical approach

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Global monitoring efforts have relied on national estimates of modern contraceptive prevalence rate (mCPR) for many low-income countries. However, most contraceptive delivery programs are implemented by health departments at lower administrative levels, reflecting a persisting gap between the availability of and need for sub-national mCPR estimates.