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Women’s Ideal Fertility and Its Determinants (A Case Study of Women in Kermanshah)
S Mahmoudiani
tehran university , seraj_gilan@yahoo.com
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Introduction: The Fertility in the demog-raphic studies is one of the most important factors effecting the population growth in any society. The aim of the present study is to investigate the factors affecting women's ideal fertility that were on verge the marriage in Kermanshah.
Materials & Methods: Data collection was prepared by researcher-made questionnaire in Farvardin 1392. Statistical population co-nsisted of women who were at the age of marriage. The statistical population incl-uded 200 women who referred to selected health centers in Kermanshah.
 Findings: Findings showed that the space between births and family status has significant effect on the dependent variable (ideal fertility). Findings also indicated that, 4% of the variance of ideal fertility can be explained by the independent variables.
Discussion &Conclusion: In the studied po-pulation, women's attitude to fertility beh-avior is almost similar. This means that, w-omen with different socioeconomic charac-teristics are intended to express a similar reproductive behavior. Therefore, it is con-cluded that wanting a few number of child through the diffusion of ideas has become a dominant pattern.
Keywords: Ideal fertility, women, Kerma-nshah
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: social sciences
Received: 2013/12/30 | Accepted: 2014/07/9 | Published: 2015/02/28
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mahmoudiani S. Women’s Ideal Fertility and Its Determinants (A Case Study of Women in Kermanshah). sjimu. 2015; 22 (7) :24-31
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