The Study of Women of Reproductive Status (Working At Education Organization and Housewives and Social-Economic Factors Related In Andimeshk City


Karim Rezadoost 1 , , , Marzieh Shahryari 1 , Marzieh Sepahvand 1

1 Department of Social Sciences, Shahid Chamran University Ahwaz, IR Iran

How to Cite: Rezadoost K, , Shahryari M, Sepahvand M. The Study of Women of Reproductive Status (Working At Education Organization and Housewives and Social-Economic Factors Related In Andimeshk City, Jundishapur J Health Sci. Online ahead of Print ; 6(1):265-272.


Jundishapur Journal of Health Sciences: 6 (1); 265-272
Published Online: January 9, 2014
Article Type: Research Article


Our Country, Iran is one of the countries in the world population it has become a social problem. Iran's population growth despite decreased rate in recent years is still relatively high and due to the young population, there is also the possibility of increased population growth in the coming years. This study aimed to assess the reproductive status of working women (in Education and Training Department) and homemaker, and social-economic factors associated with it in Andimeshk city. Including the government's policy of reward and punishment as a means of fertility control in the community can be.

In this study, research method is survey method and the tool for data collection was questionnaire. The population is composed of all married women of Andimeshk City in the study time, that with confidence level of 95% and using Kerges and Morgan formula, 300 of whom were chosen, which from employed women 150 individuals and housewives the same number were selected separately. To analyze the data collected, software spss was used. In addition, for all the assumptions, significant level of ? = 0.05 has been considered.

The Pearson correlation coefficient and significance level of 0.05, between fertility of unemployed and employed women, age, education, income, awareness of the consequences of population growth, social-economic status and fertility, there is an inverse relationship.

One of the main topics of the population, which plays a major role in the transformation of both the quantity and quality of the population, is fertility. Creating suitable contexts for women's employment in accordance with their needs, talents, natural conditions, the economy and their capabilities, because the greater the level of participation of women in activities outside the home, can be expected it to reduce the fertility.

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