'School of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Udayana University'
The purpose of this study is to determine the
factors that influence Fertility in West Java. Source of data used in this research is from Indonesan
Family Life Survey (IFLS) year 2000 and 2007. This research use descriptive and quantitative analysis
and an econometric model with logit approach with female on child-bearing age and the use of
contraception for Family Planning (KB) as variables. The most important results of this study indicate
that the factors that influence positively Fertility in West Java is the higher level of head of household
education and the amount of household members. Meanwhile, the negative influence is indicated by the
household head variable. Who work, as well as household expenditures for the upper middle income.
Found also, that the use of short-term contraceptive tool was a lot of influence on the community city
while long-term contraceptive devices are chosen by women who are getting older