National, Regional, and Global Trends in Infertility Prevalence Since 1990: A Systematic Analysis of 277 Health Surveys

@inproceedings{Mascarenhas2012NationalRA,
  title={National, Regional, and Global Trends in Infertility Prevalence Since 1990: A Systematic Analysis of 277 Health Surveys},
  author={Maya Nina Mascarenhas and Seth Flaxman and Ties Boerma and Sheryl Vanderpoel and Gretchen Anna Stevens},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Global, regional, and national estimates of prevalence of and tends in infertility are needed to target prevention and treatment efforts. By applying a consistent algorithm to demographic and reproductive surveys available from developed and developing countries, we estimate infertility prevalence and trends, 1990 to 2010, by country and region. METHODS AND FINDINGS We accessed and analyzed household survey data from 277 demographic and reproductive health surveys using a… CONTINUE READING
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