Association between female infertility and agricultural work history.

  title={Association between female infertility and agricultural work history.},
  author={Laurence J. Fuortes and Mary Kathleen Clark and H. Lester Kirchner and Edward M. Smith},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  volume={31 4},
Lifetime industrial and occupational histories of women with a medically-confirmed diagnosis of infertility (n = 281) were compared to a group of postpartum women (n = 216) for risks of infertility. Controlling for age of first pregnancy or self-report of infertility, date of outcome, cigarette use, and employment in other types of industries, women were at increased risk of infertility if they had worked in industries associated with agriculture (OR = 7.0, 95% CI 2.3-20.8; cases = 11.7… CONTINUE READING

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