The Relationship Between Offspring Sex Ratio and Vasectomy Utilization. Urology Lamberts, R. W., Guo, D. P., Li, S., Eisenberg, M. L. 2016


To determine if there was an association between vasectomy utilization and offspring sex ratio (male offspring?:?total offspring), as offspring sex preference may have an impact on family planning in the United States.Using data from the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study, we calculated the number of sons and daughters of all men stratified by vasectomy status. We utilized a logistic regression model to determine if vasectomy utilization varies based on offspring sex ratio while accounting for known factors that impact vasectomy utilization.Of these men, 30,927 (30.8%) underwent vasectomy. Marital status, race, age, education level, region or state, and number of offspring were all significantly correlated with vasectomy utilization (P?

View details for DOI 10.1016/j.urology.2016.11.039

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