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J Ardabil Univ Med Sci 2003, 3(3): 38-43 Back to browse issues page
Reproductive Factors among Migrant Tribes (Ashayer) Women in Ardabil Province
Homayoun Sadeghi , Nayereh Aminisani, Shahnam Arshi, Seyedhashem Sezavar
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 Background & Objective: World health organization (WHO) has paid a special attention to the reproduction health, which plays a crucial role in women health care and its promotion. The purpose of this study is to determine reproductive factors among Ashayer women in Ardabil province.

 Methods: Part of the plan entitled Investigating health and disease among Ashayer in Ardabil which was conducted in 2003 aimed at determining the reproduction indices using a structured questionnaire. The present research was a cross-sectional study in which the data regarding the reproductive status of the Ashayer women were extracted, collected and analyzed using SPSS software and descriptive statistics.

 Results: 268 women at the age of 10-49 completed the questionnaire. Mean age of marriage among women was 18.2, 8.6% of them had a history of stillbirth, 18.1% abortion and 38.19% unwanted pregnancy. 31.4% of the subjects did not have any reproductive health care, and 67.6% of those who did so were taken care less than four times.

 Conclusion: Improvement of reproductive indices among these women requires proper health care programs in order to enhance family planning services as well as reproductive health. This can prevent future outcomes such as unwanted pregnancy and other related complications.

Keywords: Migrant Tribes (Ashayer), Women, Reproductive Factors
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Received: 2003/05/18 | Accepted: 2004/01/22 | Published: 2004/03/5
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Sadeghi H, Aminisani N, Arshi S, Sezavar S. Reproductive Factors among Migrant Tribes (Ashayer) Women in Ardabil Province. J Ardabil Univ Med Sci. 2003; 3 (3) :38-43
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