Causes of Infertility Among Married Women Visiting Outdoor Hospitals in Lahore, Pakistan
Infertility Among Married Women
Keywords:Infertility, Married women, Endometriosis, Miscarriages, Glucose intolerance
Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive following a reasonable period of unprotected sexual activity without the use of contraception. Objective: To find the determinants of infertility among married women visiting public Hospitals, Lahore. Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted at Public hospitals in Lahore during 4 months. A questionnaire was used to collect data from 100 married women. The study included all adult married women with infertility. SPSS version 21.0 was used to analyze the data. Results: The results revealed that the minimum age of participants was 20 to 30 years and the maximum was 30 to 40 years. The minimum weight of the participants in the study is 40 to 50 kg and maximum value was 50 to 60 kg. Infertility was found in 50% of women who had previously been treated for infertility, and in 52% of women who were experiencing trouble getting pregnant. Endometriosis, the most prevalent cause of infertility, was detected in 45 percent of the subjects. 57% participants has been attempting pregnancy in months and 43% were attempting in years. Conclusions: With 60% of the participants in this study developing glucose tolerance, which can result in celeic diseases, women who experience unexplained infertility or recurrent miscarriages are also more likely to experience celeic sickness. In order for medical experts and the government to be able to provide infertility care, further research is urgently required to learn more about the current state of fertility and associated risk factors.
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