The Effect of Pesticides on Child Gender and the Level of Sexual Activities in People Exposed

*Corresondence to: Niki Sadeghipour, Health Care Professional, Jam Hospital, Tehran City, Iran
Received: May 11, 2021; Accepted: June12, 2021; Published: July 16, 2021
Citation: Niki Sadeghipour, Dr. Babak Heidari Aghdam (2021) The Effect of Pesticides on Child Gender and the Level of Sexual Activities in People Exposed 1:105
Copyright: ©2021 Niki Sadeghipour This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


Today, chlorine and phosphorus pesticides are widely used in the agricultural industry . Farmers and workers who produce these pesticides in factories are strongly exposed to these pesticides. Our aim was to investigate the effects of phosphorus and chlorine toxins on birth rate, type of child sex and sexual desire of workers in the face of these toxins and compare it with workers in other factories who are not exposed to phosphorus and chlorine pesticides. The research tool was the questionnaire. The questionnaire distributed between workers of two different factories was distributed in the first factory of workers 8 – 10 hours a day in the face of chlorine and phosphorus pesticides. In the second factory workers were not exposed to pesticides. questionnaire was prepared with the cooperation of a physiologist consultant. Its validity and reliability were obtained with the help of experts. This questionnaire had two parts. In the first part, questions related to demographic and social characteristic Data analysis was performed using SPSS statistical software version 26.0 (IBM Corp). The significance level was set at α = .05, and all tests were 2-tailed. The original scores of the 4 measurement tools were not normally distributed and so are presented as medians with interquartile ranges (IQRs). The non-parametric Mann-Whitney U test and Kruskal-Wallis test were applied to compare the severity of each symptom between 2 or more groups. The results show that there is no significant difference between the sons and daughters of two factories (p value=0.08). The comparison of sexual activities in two factories indicates that there is a significant difference in the amount of sexual activities between the two factories. Employees of the control factory had sexual activity twice a week and employees of the phosphorous pesticides factory more than 4 times a week (p value=0.001). Sexual activity in employees who were exposed to chlorine pesticides did not show a significant difference with the control factory (p value= 0.06).
Keywords: Pesticides; Kruskal-Wallis test; Mann-Whitney U test; Interquartile Ranges