Studies in Family Planning

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Edited By: John Bongaarts (Chairman, Editorial Committee) and Stephanie Psaki (Editor)

Impact Factor: 1.34

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 10/25 (Demography)

Online ISSN: 1728-4465

Associated Title(s): Population and Development Review

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New Submission Guidelines

Studies in Family Planning has now adopted ScholarOne Manuscripts for online manuscript submission and peer review. The new system brings with it a whole host of benefits including:

  • Quick and easy submission
  • Administration centralized and reduced
  • Significant decrease in peer review times

From now on all submissions to the journal must be submitted online at For more details on the submission process, please see the updated Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Recently Published Articles

  1. The Effect of Integrating Family Planning with a Maternal and Newborn Health Program on Postpartum Contraceptive Use and Optimal Birth Spacing in Rural Bangladesh (pages 297–312)

    Saifuddin Ahmed, Salahuddin Ahmed, Catharine McKaig, Nazma Begum, Jaime Mungia, Maureen Norton and Abdullah H. Baqui

    Article first published online: 8 SEP 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1728-4465.2015.00031.x

  2. Community Health Workers’ Provision of Family Planning Services in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review of Effectiveness (pages 241–261)

    Valerie K. Scott, Lindsey B. Gottschalk, Kelsey Q. Wright, Claire Twose, Meghan A. Bohren, Megan E. Schmitt and Nuriye Ortayli

    Article first published online: 8 SEP 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1728-4465.2015.00028.x