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Type Journal Article - Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences
Title Comparative Study of the Cultural Effective Factors on Women’s Total Fertility Rate in Fertile Age
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2015
Page numbers 29-32
URL http://www.zjrms.ir/files/site1/user_files_10e1c1/abtin-A-10-2525-1-8b38097.pdf
Background: Fertility is one of the important elements of population growth. The aim of
this study was comparative surveying of the cultural effective factors on TFR (total
fertility rate) in Kermanshah in 1996, 2006 and 2011.
Patients and Methods: In this quantitative study, data were prepared from Iran Statistics
Center, Health Center and Registration Center. Structural equation models were used for
modeling in AMOS software.
Results: Men’s average marriage age in 1996 and women schooling rate in 2006 and
2011, coefficients was equals 0.05, 0.08 and 0.19 respectively, have had the highest effects
on fertility decrease.
Conclusion: In this study women schooling rate had the highest effect on fertility

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