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Voice of Intellectual Man- An International Journal
Year : 2015, Volume : 5, Issue : 2
First page : ( 63) Last page : ( 68)
Print ISSN : 2231-6914. Online ISSN : 2319-4308.

A study on Determinants of Fertility Behaviour Among Ever-Married Bhils Women of Udaipur District, Rajasthan

Mishra Divya1, Murry Benrithung2

1Ms. Divya Mishra, Department of Anthrpology, University of Delhi, Delhi-110 007, India. Email: mishradivya71990@gmail.com

2Dr. Benrithung Murry, Department of Anthrpology, University of Delhi, Delhi-110 007, India

Online published on 5 January, 2016.

Abstract

Fertility is the biological phenomenon through which human being replaces themselves and their existence can be persistent on this earth. The paper is focused on some aspects of fertility among Bhil women of Udaipur district, Rajasthan. Random purposive sampling method was used to collect data from 100 ever married women of age group 15–49 years by using pretested and modified demographic schedule. Age at menarche, Age at marriage, Age at first conception and per capita annual income were not found to influence the fertility rate in this population. Education and Occupation were the major factors that manipulated the fertility in the population.

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Keywords

Women, fertility, Age at Menarche, Education, Occupation.

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