ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Identification of Target Group for Vasectomy

Anrudh K Jain Husbands of pregnant women can be considered the prime target group for vasectomy in the in- centive and disincentive schemes being planned. The motivation of these husbands to undergo vasectomy can be enhanced by persuasion, liberalised individual incentives, 'gifts' for the child to be born or commun- nity incentives The birth rate could be reduced markedly in about four years even if initially most of the men (with pregnant wives) persuaded to undergo vasectomy already have three or more living children.

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