Infertility in rural India – Lifestyle Impact

A new study named – Lifestyle factors associated with infertility in a rural area: A cross-sectional study

by Shilpa Acharya , Chethana Rame Gowda

discusses the impact of lifestyle factors on rural Indian population when it comes to infertility.

The objectives were:
1. To describe the sociodemographic characteristics prevailing among infertile subjects of the study population.
2. To identify lifestyle factors associated with infertility.


The study encompasses multiple lifestyle factors and places infertility in context for the couple by focusing on both males and females. The significant lifestyle factors include frequency of intercourse, BMI, alcohol, and tobacco consumption.

This study highlights how lifestyle factors play a role in determining reproductive status and have a significant impact on fertility.

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