Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal

Published by: Kowsar

Socioeconomic and Emotional Predictors of Decision Making for Timing Motherhood Among Iranian Women in 2013

Nourossadat Kariman 1 , Masoumeh Simbar 2 , * , Fazlollah Ahmadi 3 and Abou Ali Vedadhir 4
Authors Information
1 Department of Midwifery and Reproductive Health, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 The Research Center for Safe Motherhood, Department of Midwifery and Reproductive Health, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Department of Antropology, Tehran University, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: February 01, 2014, 16 (2); e13629
  • Published Online: February 5, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 16, 2013
  • Revised: July 25, 2013
  • Accepted: August 20, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.13629

To Cite: Kariman N, Simbar M, Ahmadi F, Vedadhir A A. Socioeconomic and Emotional Predictors of Decision Making for Timing Motherhood Among Iranian Women in 2013, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2014 ; 16(2):e13629. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.13629.

Abstract
Copyright © 2014, Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
References
  • 1. Rijken AJ, Knijn T. Couples' decisions to have a first child: Comparing pathways to early and late parenthood. Demogr Res. 2009; 21(26): 765-802[DOI]
  • 2. Billari FC, Goisis A, Liefbroer AC, Settersten RA, Aassve A, Hagestad G, et al. Social age deadlines for the childbearing of women and men. Hum Reprod. 2011; 26(3): 616-22[DOI][PubMed]
  • 3. Cooke A, Mills TA, Lavender T. Advanced maternal age: delayed childbearing is rarely a conscious choice a qualitative study of women's views and experiences. Int J Nurs Stud. 2012; 49(1): 30-9[DOI][PubMed]
  • 4. Martin J, Hamilton B, Sutton P, Ventura S, Menacker F, Kirmeyer S, et al. National Vital Statistics Reports 572009 . 2012;
  • 5. Tough S, Tofflemire K, Benzies K, Fraser-Lee N, Newburn-Cook C. Factors influencing childbearing decisions and knowledge of perinatal risks among Canadian men and women. Matern Child Health J. 2007; 11(2): 189-98[DOI][PubMed]
  • 6. Bayrampour H, Heaman M. Comparison of demographic and obstetric characteristics of Canadian primiparous women of advanced maternal age and younger age. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2011; 33(8): 820-9[PubMed]
  • 7. Why Is Giving Special Attention to Adolescents Important for Achieving Millennium Development Goal 5? Fact sheet, WHO/MPS/08.14. 2008;
  • 8. World health statistics 2011. 2011;
  • 9. Census reports of 1335-1385. 2011;
  • 10. Erfani A. Tehran Survey of Fertility. A Study on the Reproductive Behavior of Married Women in Tehran. Trends, Correlates, & Policy Challenges. 2009;
  • 11. Lampinen R, Vehvilainen-Julkunen K, Kankkunen P. A review of pregnancy in women over 35 years of age. Open Nurs J. 2009; 3: 33-8[DOI][PubMed]
  • 12. Heffner LJ. Advanced maternal age--how old is too old? N Engl J Med. 2004; 351(19): 1927-9[DOI][PubMed]
  • 13. Kahnamouie F, Roohi PN, Farrokhi S. The age distribution of pregnancy complications in mothers visiting Alavi training clinic in Ardebil. 2002;
  • 14. Basirat Z, Hajiahmadi M. Comparing the frequency of pregnancy complications in mothers before and after the age of 35. Babol Univ Med Sci. 2003; 5(3): 35-9
  • 15. Hughes M. Reliability and Dependability in Usability Testing. 2011;
  • 16. Treacy A, Robson M, O'Herlihy C. Dystocia increases with advancing maternal age. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2006; 195(3): 760-3[DOI][PubMed]
  • 17. Aghamohammadi A, Nooritajer M. Maternal age as a risk factor for pregnancy outcomes: maternal, fetal and neonatal complication. Afr J Pharm Pharmacol. 2011; 5: 264-9
  • 18. Faraji Darkhaneh R, Asgharnia M, Zahiri Z. Study of Pregnancy Outcomes in Old Primiparous Women. J Guilan Univ Med Sci. 2007; 16(62): 42-7
  • 19. Hoffman MC, Jeffers S, Carter J, Duthely L, Cotter A, Gonzalez-Quintero VH. Pregnancy at or beyond age 40 years is associated with an increased risk of fetal death and other adverse outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007; 196(5)-3[DOI][PubMed]
  • 20. Eghbalian F. Factors related to low birth weight on 1500 infants in Fatemieh Hospital durin 2004-2005. Iran J Ped Dis. 2007; 17(1): 23-7
  • 21. Rezavand N, Zangeneh M, Khosravi SM, Rezaie M. Comparing pregnancy outcomes of adolescent and young mothers visiting Motazedi hospital in Kermanshah. Urmia Q J Nurs Midwife. 2009; 7(3): 136-41
  • 22. Restrepo-Mendez MC, Barros AJ, Santos IS, Menezes AM, Matijasevich A, Barros FC, et al. Childbearing during adolescence and offspring mortality: findings from three population-based cohorts in southern Brazil. BMC Public Health. 2011; 11: 781[DOI][PubMed]
  • 23. Maryam K, Ali S. Pregnancy outcome in teenagers in East Sauterne of Iran. J Pak Med Assoc. 2008; 58(10): 541-4[PubMed]
  • 24. Roberts E, Metcalfe A, Jack M, Tough SC. Factors that influence the childbearing intentions of Canadian men. Hum Reprod. 2011; 26(5): 1202-8[DOI][PubMed]
  • 25. Petcu O, Eriksen A, Swanson V, Power K. Perspectives on teenage pregnancy in Dundee: a qualitative study. 2011;
  • 26. Zhenzhen Z. Women's Status, Family Decision Making, and Childbearing in Jiangsu.
  • 27. Cooke A, Mills TA, Lavender T. 'Informed and uninformed decision making'--women's reasoning, experiences and perceptions with regard to advanced maternal age and delayed childbearing: a meta-synthesis. Int J Nurs Stud. 2010; 47(10): 1317-29[DOI][PubMed]
  • 28. Benzies K, Tough S, Tofflemire K, Frick C, Faber A, Newburn-Cook C. Factors influencing women's decisions about timing of motherhood. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2006; 35(5): 625-33[DOI][PubMed]
  • 29. Testa MR. The socio-economic determinants of childbearing intentions:A macro-micro analysis. The European Population Conference. 2012;
  • 30. Khosravi A, Najafi F, Rahbari R, Motlagh A, Kabir MJ. Health indices in Islamic Republic of Iran. 2009;
  • 31. Munro BH. Statistical methods for health care research. 2005;
  • 32. Fowers BJ, Olson DH. Enrich marital inventory: a discriminant validity and cross-validation assessment. J Marital Fam Ther. 1989; 15(1): 65-79[DOI][PubMed]
  • 33. Asoudeh MH. Factors affecting successful marriages from successful couple's perspective, Master's degree dissertation for Family Counseling. 2010;
  • 34. Snyder C. Handbook of hope-online version. 2000;
  • 35. Grewal PK, Porter J. Hope theory: a framework for understanding. Washington DC. 2007; 31(2)
  • 36. Ghobary Bonab B, Lavasani M, Rahimi H. Hope, Purpose in Life, and Mental Health in College Students. Int J Human. 2007; 5(5): 6
  • 37. Kermani Z, Khodapanahi MK, Heidari M. Psychometrics of Snyder Hope Scale. Appl Psychol Q. 2011; 3(19): 7-23
  • 38. Garmaroudi G. Instrument designed to measure socioeconomic status in Tehran. Payesh. 2010; 2(9)
  • 39. Kazarian SS, McCabe SB. Dimensions of social support in the MSPSS: Factorial structure, reliability, and theoretical implications. J Community Psychol. 1991; 19(2): 150-60[DOI]
  • 40. Zimet GD, Dahlem NW, Zimet SG, Farley GK. The multidimensional scale of perceived social support. J Pers Assess. 1988; 52(1): 30-41[DOI]
  • 41. Canty-Mitchell J, Zimet GD. Psychometric properties of the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support in urban adolescents. Am J Community Psychol. 2000; 28(3): 391-400[PubMed]
  • 42. Zimet GD, Powell SS, Farley GK, Werkman S, Berkoff KA. Psychometric characteristics of the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support. J Pers Assess. 1990; 55(3-4): 610-7[DOI][PubMed]
  • 43. Mirabzadeh A, Dolatian M, Forouzan AS, Sajjadi H, Majd HA, Mahmoodi Z. Path analysis associations between perceived social support, stressful life events and other psychosocial risk factors during pregnancy and preterm delivery. Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2013; 15(6): 507-14[DOI][PubMed]
  • 44. Batista J, Almond R. The Development of Meaning in life. Psychiat. 1973; 36: 409-27
  • 45. Debats DL. The life regard index: reliability and validity. Res Rep. 1990; 67(1): 27-34[DOI]
  • 46. Harris AHS, Standard S. Psychometric properties of the Life Regard Index-Revised: A validation study of a measure of personal meaning. Psychol Rep. 2001; 89(3): 759-73[DOI]
  • 47. Nasiri H, Jokar B. Meaningful living, hope, life satisfaction and mental health in women. Women Res. 2008; 6(2): 176-57
  • 48. Mohammad K, Azam K, Karimlou M, Nourbala MA. The trend of changes in age at first marriage in Iranian women according to latest data from National Health Project in Iran in 1999. Payesh. 2007; 2(89-97)
  • 49. The trend of changes in mean women's marital age and social demographic factors affecting it during 1996-2006. Analysis of census. 2006;
  • 50. Benzies KM. Advanced maternal age: are decisions about the timing of child-bearing a failure to understand the risks? CMAJ. 2008; 178(2): 183-4[DOI][PubMed]
  • 51. Haddad GK, Ghanbarabadi MB. Analysis of rural and urban women's participation in work market using parametric and nonparametric econometrics methods. Economical Res. 2011; 45(97): 151-74
  • 52. Bryant AS, Nakagawa S, Gregorich SE, Kuppermann M. Race/Ethnicity and pregnancy decision making: the role of fatalism and subjective social standing. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2010; 19(6): 1195-200[DOI][PubMed]
  • 53. Murphy D, Longo D. Encyclopedia of psychology of decision making. 2009;
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments