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Study for Future Families

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00011687
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 28, 2001
Last Update Posted : March 23, 2006
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Brief Summary:
The Study for Future Families is a multi-center study that is recruiting pregnant women and their partners in four US cities to look for differences between cities in several measures of reproductive health. These measures include how long it took couples to conceive as well as hormone levels and semen quality in the male partners. This study is modeled after a study in four European cities so that,when complete, data on the 300 couples in each of the eight cities can be compared.

Condition or disease
Pregnancy

Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 2400 participants
Allocation: Random Sample
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: US Study of Semen Quality in Partners of Pregnant Women
Study Start Date : September 1999
Study Completion Date : September 2003




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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria
Pregnant women and their partners who are literate in English or Spanish and competent to complete a questionnaire whose pregnancy was conceived without medical intervention.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00011687


Locations
United States, Missouri
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri, United States, 65212
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00011687     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9916-CP-001
First Posted: February 28, 2001    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 23, 2006
Last Verified: March 2006

Keywords provided by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS):
Fertility
Hormones
Semen
Reproductive Health