Factors Affecting on Early Marriage of Women in Rural Areas, Bangladesh

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dc.contributor.author Sultana, Israth
dc.contributor.author Hossain, Mohammad Emdad
dc.contributor.author Hoq, Mohammad Nazmul
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-14T11:13:41Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-14T11:13:41Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.citation Volume 2; Number 3; 2015; Page: 149-158 en_US
dc.identifier.issn p 23118636
dc.identifier.issn e 23122021
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.iiuc.ac.bd:8080/xmlui/handle/88203/1496
dc.description.abstract Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries in the world where population growth rate is 1.6 percent (Wikipedia). Early marriage is one of the important factors of population growth. This paper uses data from Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2011 to examine different socio-economic and demographic factors that are correlated to age at first marriage of women in the rural area. Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analyzes have been used to estimate the factors effect on age at first marriage. The results show that respondent‘s education, husband‘s education, husband‘s occupation, religion, region and socio-economic status have a significant effect on age at first marriage of women in the rural area by both Cross-tabulation and Logistic regression analyzes. Moreover, access to mass media has found a significant association with age at first marriage in the rural area by Cross-tabulation analysis. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Asian Business Consortium en_US
dc.subject Age at First Marriage en_US
dc.subject Cross-tabulation analysis en_US
dc.subject Logistic regression analysis en_US
dc.subject Rural en_US
dc.subject Bangladesh en_US
dc.title Factors Affecting on Early Marriage of Women in Rural Areas, Bangladesh en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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