Lifestyle and health-care adherence in infertile women of late reproductive age
Objectives–to evaluate the health-care activity and lifestyle in infertile women of late reproductive age.
Material and methods.The study concentrated on the representative group which included 650 women of the Samara region, aged 35–44 years (mean age 37.01±1.74) suffering from infertility. The control group included 300 women of the average age of 37.04±2.09 year, who have given birth to a child in the age over 35 years; that was the main inclusion criteria for the control group.
Results. The most influential risk factors in women in the experimental group are weak health-care adherence (Q=0.576, p<0.05); body weight deviation from its optimal level (Q=0.542, p<0.05); low-level physical activity (Q=0.454, p<0.01); smoking (Q=0.448, p<0.05); malnutrition (Q=0.398, p<0.01).
Conclusion. The study proved that infertile women of late reproductive age have unfavorable socio-hygienic status. It results in their poor health and requires a complex medical and social aid for its improvement.
Conflict of Interest: nothing to disclose.
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Tyumina OV, Kuzmichev KA, Chertuhina OB. Lifestyle and health-care adherence in infertile women of late reproductive age.Science & Innovations in Medicine. 2019;4(2):58-61. DOI: 10.35693/2500-1388-2019-4-2-58-61
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