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Title: Reproductive behaviour in women in Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran
Authors: Kazerooni, T.
Issue Date: 2000
Language: English
Abstract: Data on the reproductive behaviour of women in Shiraz are presented. A total of 9934 randomly selected women aged >/= 35 years of all socioeconomic levels were interviewed. The mean age at menarche +/- standard deviation was 13.96 +/- 1.23 years, mean age at first marriage was 17.10 +/- 4.24 years and mean age at first pregnancy was 19.50 +/- 3.90 years. The mean number of children was 4.56 +/- 1.70 children, although for illiterate women it was 6.76 +/- 1.76 children and for high-school or university-educated women it was 3.36 +/- 1.70 children. The mean age at menopause was 47.80 +/- 3.78 years
Description: 517-521
Keywords: Menarche
Age Factors
Marital Status
Subject: Reproduction
ISSN: 1020-3397
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