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Determinants of Quality of Family Planning Counseling Among Private Health Facilities in Lagos


  • Doug Johnson
  • Jorge Ugaz


Using mystery client surveys of 927 private health facilities in Lagos State in Nigeria, we determine what variables are associated with quality of family planning counseling. Key strong predictors include cadre of provider, location, fees charged for the service, facility type, among others.

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  • Doug Johnson & Jorge Ugaz, "undated". "Determinants of Quality of Family Planning Counseling Among Private Health Facilities in Lagos," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 96b176f776504de3acf33555e, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:96b176f776504de3acf33555eddf7a44

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    Contraception; family planning; counseling; Nigeria; private providers;

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    • F - International Economics
    • Z - Other Special Topics

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