The study of waiting time to first pregnancy in the south of Iran: A parametric frailty model approach

@inproceedings{Zare2017TheSO,
  title={The study of waiting time to first pregnancy in the south of Iran: A parametric frailty model approach},
  author={Najaf Zare and Bijan Nouri and Fariba Moradi and Maryam Parvareh},
  booktitle={International journal of reproductive biomedicine},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Time to first pregnancy (TTFP) has never been studied in an Iranian setting. Lifestyle, occupational and environmental factors have been suggested to affect the female reproduction. OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to measure TTFP in the south of Iran and survey the effects of several similar factors on TTFP by frailty models. MATERIALS AND METHODS The data on TTFP were available for 882 women who were randomly selected from the rural population (the south of Iran). Only the… CONTINUE READING