International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 172

Full Length Research Paper

Practice of child spacing and its associated factors among women of child bearing age (15 to 49 years) in Illubabor zone, South West Ethiopia

Dereje Tsegaye
  • Dereje Tsegaye
  • Department of Public Health, Faculty of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Mettu University, Mettu, Ethiopia.
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Muluneh Shuremu
  • Muluneh Shuremu
  • Department of Public Health, Faculty of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Mettu University, Mettu, Ethiopia.
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Kebebe Bidira
  • Kebebe Bidira
  • Department of Public Health, Faculty of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Mettu University, Mettu, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 19 January 2017
  •  Accepted: 15 February 2017
  •  Published: 31 July 2017

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