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BioMed Research International
Volume 2018, Article ID 5970705, 12 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/5970705
Research Article

Fertility Limiting Intention and Contraceptive Use among Currently Married Men in Nepal: Evidence from Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2016

1Everest College of Nursing, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
2Karnali College of Health Sciences, Gaushala, Kathmandu 44621, Nepal
3New ERA, Rudramati Marga, Kalopul, Kathmandu 44621, Nepal

Correspondence should be addressed to Yuba Raj Paudel; moc.liamg@leduap.jarabuy

Received 16 September 2018; Accepted 5 December 2018; Published 23 December 2018

Academic Editor: Mittal Suneeta

Copyright © 2018 Yuba Raj Paudel and Kiran Acharya. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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