Amat Al-Khaleq O. Mehrass

Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Thamar University, Dhamar, Yemen


  • Original Article   
    Early Marriage and Less Education as Independent Predictors for High Fertility in Yemen
    Author(s): Amat Al-Khaleq O. Mehrass*, Intisar A. Ahmed, Abdullatif D. Ali and Abdulelah H. Al-Adhroey

    Background: It is widely acknowledged that demographic variables have a major effect on high fertility, which classified as five or more (≥5) births per woman. In Yemen, the association of gender-sensitive demographic variables with high fertility is inadequately reported. Aim: This study was aimed to investigate the independent predictors of ≥ 5 living children among Yemeni mothers, according to their age at first marriage, residence, educational status, and occupation. Subjects and Methods: A cross-sectional study of a pretested semi-structured questionnaire was carried out among 400 mothers visiting the reproductive health centres in Dhamar governorate during the study time. Prevalence of ≥ 5 living children were examined among the study subjected demographic groups. Estimates of prevalence ris.. Read More»

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