CASE-CONTROL STUDY ON RISK FACTORS OF FEMALE INFERTILITY IN THE SELECTED HOSPITAL, BHUBANESWAR, ODISHA
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 10, Pages 3772-3779
AbstractBackground: Infertility is a failure of women to conceive after one year of regular unprotected sexual relationships. It affects 10 to 14 percent of the population in India and high rates with one out of six couplesaffected in urban areas. Nearly 27.5 million couples suffer from infertility in India. 1
Method: A case-control studywas conducted in the Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecological OPD, IMS and SUM Hospital, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Women diagnosed with primary infertility were included as a case and primi mothers were included as a control. Women who conceived with infertility treatment were excluded from the study. A total of 100 cases and 100 controls were included for the study. Pretested self-structured questionnaires were used to collect the data. The data were entered and analyzed in SPSS version 21.
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