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An Analysis on Views of Iranian Women about Incentive Policies on Childbearing Decision-making

Masoumeh Hosseinpoor, Mahdi Asadi, Fariba Keshavarz, Saeed Sobhanian, Athar Rasekh Jahromi, Fatemeh Moloudi


Womenís insight of childbearing toward incentive policies population has always been remaining underneath. In this descriptive study, we enrolled 662 women between the ages of 15 and 49 years. Survey was done by distributing a questionnaire with13 questions on incentive policy and three questions on the number of the child they desire to have and who are the decision maker for childbearing and tend to childbearing if incentive policies apply. Most women were seen to support the incentive policies. Most participants wished to have less than 3 children. Surprisingly, 379 participants (57%) didnít wish to decide about childbearing and repeated pregnancy if the Incentive policies get applied. There are some elements viz., living place, income rate, provide facilities like free foodstuffs basket which would be essential to increase the childbearing decision-making.


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  • DOI:10.21276/ambi.2016.03.sp1.ga01

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