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Journal:   TEHRAN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL JOURNAL (TUMJ)   2003 , Volume 61 , Number 5; Page(s) 371 To 376.
 
Paper: 

THE PREVALENCE OF INFERTILITY AND SUBFERTILITY IN TEHRAN

 
 
Author(s):  SEDAGHAT SIAHKAL M.*, NOJOUMI MARZIEH, KAMALI M., TAVAJOHI S., KASHFI F.
 
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Abstract: 

Background: This study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of sub-fertility in Tehran (Iran).
Materials and Methods: The survey method was descriptive- Interview in 22 Municipal district (
Iran) and a representative sample of women who were in their fertility age (2545) were selected. After exclusion of 13 cases not meeting age criteria and 190 non-respondent cases 1987 remained.
Results: For this large city with a population of about seven million at the time of the study, we estimated the cumulative incidence of sub-fertility in 2001 to be 12.6% (95% confidence interval 11.2-14.1%).About 2.8% of this population was left with an unresolved infertility.
Conclusion: Between 11.2-14.1% of population of couples in
Tehran experienced sub-fertility in their life and about 2.8% had unresolved infertility; this must arise serious consideration to health programmer in Iran.

 
Keyword(s): PREVALENCE, INFERTILITY, SUBFERTILITY
 
 
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APA: Copy

SEDAGHAT SIAHKAL, M., & NOJOUMI, M., & KAMALI, M., & TAVAJOHI, S., & KASHFI, F. (2003). THE PREVALENCE OF INFERTILITY AND SUBFERTILITY IN TEHRAN. TEHRAN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL JOURNAL (TUMJ), 61(5), 371-376. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=4688



Vancouver: Copy

SEDAGHAT SIAHKAL M., NOJOUMI MARZIEH, KAMALI M., TAVAJOHI S., KASHFI F.. THE PREVALENCE OF INFERTILITY AND SUBFERTILITY IN TEHRAN. TEHRAN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL JOURNAL (TUMJ). 2003 [cited 2021June21];61(5):371-376. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=4688



IEEE: Copy

SEDAGHAT SIAHKAL, M., NOJOUMI, M., KAMALI, M., TAVAJOHI, S., KASHFI, F., 2003. THE PREVALENCE OF INFERTILITY AND SUBFERTILITY IN TEHRAN. TEHRAN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL JOURNAL (TUMJ), [online] 61(5), pp.371-376. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=4688.



 
 
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