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This is probably the reason why fertility, when observed through the TMFR, does not show a concurrent decline apparently witnessed in the TFR.
At the early stage of fertility transition, as is the case in Pakistan, the decline in TMFR is preceded by the decline in TFR.
According to this exercise the most critical variable in reducing fertility levels in Karachi, apart of course from the pattern of later marriages which affects TFR and TMFR
(according to Table 4) is notably high levels of contraceptive use recorded in our survey.