Positive Effect of Woman's Empowerment on childbearing: More Children in working Woman

Hajizadeh Bandeghara, Fahimeh and Jannesari, Sharareh and Ozgoli, Giti and Nasiri, Malihe (2016) Positive Effect of Woman's Empowerment on childbearing: More Children in working Woman. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 19 (37). pp. 51-61.

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Abstract

Introduction: Fertility decline has been a social problem in recent years. According to the role of women in childbearing, this study was performed with aim to compare childbearing among working women and housewives who referred to health centers of Shahid Beheshti University and selected centers of Ministry Education in Tehran. Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed on 273 housewives who referred to health centers of Tehran Shahid Beheshti University and 267 women working in health centers and hospitals. Data collection tool was a questionnaire. Data were analyzed by SPSS software (version 20) and T-test, Chi- square, Mann-Whitney, Logistic regression and Poisson test. P< 0.05 was considered significant. Results: The second child was more among working women (P=0.001). The childbearing chance among working women was two times higher than housewives (P=0.008). The desire to having a son in housewives was more than working women (P=0.014). There was no difference between education's level and number of child among women (P=0.36). Conclusion:Women's working has a positive impact on childbearing.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2017 17:06
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2017 17:06
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/920

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