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Torkian Valashani S, Zamani Alavijeh F, Heidari Z, Shoushtari Moghadam E. Fertility desire: Facilitators and inhibitors . Payesh. 2019; 18 (3) :241-249
URL: http://payeshjournal.ir/article-1-1067-en.html
1- Student Research Committee, School of Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
2- School of Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
Abstract:   (2528 Views)
Objective (s): To find out facilitators and هinhibitors for fertility desire among married people.
Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out on a convenient sample of married citizens referred to comprehensive centers of urban and rural health services in Khomeini city, Isfahan province, Iran in 2018. Data were collected using a questionnaire. For analyzing data, descriptive tests were performed using SPSS 20 software.
Results: A total of 400 married individuals were entered into the study. The mean (SD) age of participants was 33.2 (6.75) years. The most commonly facilitating factors included decrease in treatment cost for infertility (76%), fear of fertility at higher age (74.8%), improved techniques for childbirth (62.5%), the belief that childbearing could strengthen family life (58.6%), the help one might receive from child later in life (52/15%). The most important preventive reasons were: concern about future education (80.3%) and job (80.3%) and economic problems by bringing new children (58.5%), and inadequate income (57.3%).
Conclusion: The findings from the study indicated a number of facilitating and inhibiting factors for fertility desire among married individuals. It seems that any interventions without considering such factors might be unsuccessful.
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type of study: Research | Subject: Medical
Received: 2019/04/23 | Accepted: 2019/06/12 | ePublished ahead of print: 2019/06/19 | Published: 2019/07/16

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