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Obesity and Time to Conception

Author(s): Susan Richman

Journal: Clinical Medicine : Reproductive Health
ISSN 1178-6299

Volume: 1;
Start page: 3;
Date: 2008;
Original page

Keywords: body mass index | contraception

Objective: To examine the association between body mass index and time to conception.Methods: Secondary data analysis of The Asthma in Pregnancy Study, a Prospective cohort of 2205 women assembled from April 1997–June 2000.Results: Time to conception in women not on contraception, by BMI category, did not show a significant difference among the groups, p = 0.81 for test of equality over the strata.Conclusions: No association between time to conception and BMI was demonstrated in these data.
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