Occupational Distribution of Patients Presenting With Male Factor Subfertility

UB Pethiyagoda

Abstract


Male subfertility is a major problem that is encounted
in today’s urological practice. Occupation plays an important
role among the factors contributing to male subfertility. The
present study evaluates the pattern of occupational distribution in
a subfertile population attending to urology and andrologyclinics.
The current study included 120 male patients with a history of
subfertility. According to the results, the highest percentage of
study subjects were from armed forces (16.7%) followed by
skilled agricultural, forestry and fishery workers (15%) and craft
and related trade workers (15%). According to current study
there is an association between occupation and subfertility.

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