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Azizi N, Naseri S, Habibnezhad S, Khezerloo Z. THE COMPARATIVE STUDY OF LIFE STYLE ITEMS BETWEEN INFERTILE AND FERTILE COUPLES AT URMIA. Nursing and Midwifery Journal 2019; 17 (6) :463-472
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1- Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia School of Nursing and Midwifery, Urmia, Iran
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Background & Aims: The lifestyle items include modifiable behaviors and conditions which can be effective factors of the infertility process. The aim of this study was to compare the lifestyle items between fertile and infertile couples in Urmia. Materials & Methods: In this descriptive-analytical study, some components of lifestyle in 130 infertile and fertile couples at Urmia in 2018 were selected and compared using simple random sampling. Demographic information Questionnaire and Miller-Smith Lifestyle Questionnaire were utilized. The data were analyzed using SPSS software (version 21) and descriptive and inferential statistical tests. Results: The average lifestyle score among the infertile group was (49/469±7/031) and among fertile group was (48/292±6/027). Significant difference was not observed between two groups (P>0/05). Among the questions, the least score and the highest points belonged to a hot meal during the day (question number 1) and the least points and the highest score belonged to alcoholic drinks during the week (question number 7). Conclusion: The results of current study showed that the lifestyle of fertile and infertile couples did not differ significantly. According to studies which have been done and validation of some of the lifestyle factors, it seems that its necessary to conduct more studies by selecting samples from different health centers and using other tools.
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