Heini Väisänen

heini.vaisanen@ined.fr +33 (0) 156062127 Researcher website
Secretariat : Marie-Laure Trudel 33(0) 1 56 06 22 82

Research field(s)

Population and reproductive health in low, middle and high-income countries. The effect of life course reproductive events on later health and wellbeing. Application of advanced statistical methods, including event-history, structural equation, longitudinal, and multilevel-multi-process models to register and survey data.

Some publications

Väisänen, H., A.M. Moore, O. Owolabi, M. Stillman, A. Fatusi and A. Akinyemi (2021). Sexual and reproductive health literacy, misoprostol knowledge and use of medication abortion in Lagos State, Nigeria: A mixed methods study, Studies in Family Planning, 52(2): 217-237.

Väisänen, Heini, and Ewa Batyra (2021). Unintended pregnancy resolution among parous women in twelve low- and middle-income countries, Journal of Biosocial Science, DOI: 10.1017/S0021932021000225.

Grundy, Emily, Sanna Read and Heini Väisänen (2020). Fertility trajectories and later-life depression among parents in England. Population Studies, 74(2): 219-240.

Väisänen, Heini, Päivikki Koponen, Mika Gissler and Osmo Kontula (2018). Contraceptive use among migrant women with a history of induced abortion in Finland. The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care, 23(4): 274-281.

Väisänen, Heini (2017). The timing of abortions, births, and union dissolutions in Finland. Demographic Research, 37(28): 889-916.

Väisänen, Heini (2015). The association between education and induced abortion for three cohorts of adults in Finland. Population Studies, 69 (3): 373- 388.

Väisänen, Heini and Michael Murphy (2014). Social Inequalities in Teenage Fertility Outcomes: Childbearing and Abortion Trends of Three Birth Cohorts In Finland. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 46 (2): 109-116.

Teaching activities, other functions, titles

Lecturer in Social Statistics and Demography (part-time), University of Southampton, United Kingdom