Shea O. Rutstein and Iqbal H. Shah: Infecundity, Infertility and Childlessness in Developing Countries.
DHS Comparative Reports No. 9, Calverton, Maryland, USA: ORC Marco and the World Health Organization, 2004. p. 56.
By using data from demographic and health surveys in developing countries, this study is able to examine the trends, levels and differentials in women's inability to bear children. The authors focus on developing countries around the world and report statistics on infecundity, childlessness and infertility. They discuss consequences and coping mechanisms of couples affected by infertility.
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|Publication:||Women's Health Journal|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Jan 1, 2005|
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