Fertility and Well-Being

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The Influence of Health and Cognition on Fertility

Kieron Barclay; in Collaboration with Martin Kolk (Stockholm University, Sweden)

This project examines how dimensions of health such as body mass index and physical fitness, as well as cognition scores, are associated with completed cohort fertility, age at childbearing, parity progression, and other dimensions of fertility for men.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Fertility Development, Health Care, Public Health, Medicine, and Epidemiology


Barclay, K. J.; Kolk, M.:
Population and Development Review 46:4, 757–785. (2020)    
Gardner, E. J.; Neville, M. D. C.; Samocha, K. E.; Barclay, K. J.; Kolk, M.; Niemi, M. E. K.; Kirov, G.; Martin, H. C.; Hurles, M. E.:
bioRxiv preprints. unpublished. (2020)    
Barclay, K. J.; Kolk, M.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2019-020. (2019)    
Kolk, M.; Barclay, K. J.:
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 286:1902. (2019)
Kolk, M.; Barclay, K. J.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2017-020. (2017)    
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