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Study for Future Families

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00011687
First Posted: February 28, 2001
Last Update Posted: March 23, 2006
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Information provided by:
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
  Purpose
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
Pregnancy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: 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

Further study details as provided by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS):

Estimated Enrollment: 2400
Study Start Date: September 1999
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2003
  Eligibility

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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.
  Contacts and Locations
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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)
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00011687     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9916-CP-001
First Submitted: February 26, 2001
First Posted: February 28, 2001
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


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