Determination of the most important factors influencing the fertility patterns of single child and without child families in Shahr-e-kord city in 2013

Mobasheri, Mahmoud. and Alidosti, Masoumeh. and Heidari Soureshjani, Saeid. and Khosravi, Farzin. and Khalafeyan, Pouran. and Jalilian, Mohsen. (2013) Determination of the most important factors influencing the fertility patterns of single child and without child families in Shahr-e-kord city in 2013. Scientific Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences, 21 (6).

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Abstract

Introduction: The rapid decline in fertility rate and disassembling in the balance of age pyramid can exert irreparable damages to the country's economic and social structures. In this study, effective factors which could affect the fertility patterns among families with one or without child were investigated. Materials & Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 180 married women were recruited from many health centers by random simple sampling. Inclusion criteria were married women who had married at least 2 years ago and with no child as well as the married women who had only a child over 4 years old. Data collection instrument was a valid and reliable researcher-designed questionnaire (α=0.73) used to determine demographic data and to measure maternal attitudes toward childbearing. The data was analyzed by the SPSS software, version 16.0

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: affecting factors, fertility, single child families, families without children, Shahr-e-kord
Subjects: WA Public Health
Divisions: Faculty of Health
Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2017 10:22
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2018 05:06
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/6507

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