About the Authors

Shabnam Omidvar

Contributed equally to this work with: Shabnam Omidvar, Mahbobeh Faramarzi

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Infertility and Reproductive Health Research Center, Health Research Institute, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran

Mahbobeh Faramarzi

Contributed equally to this work with: Shabnam Omidvar, Mahbobeh Faramarzi

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – original draft

mahbob330@yahoo.com

Affiliation Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Health Research Institute, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran

Karimallah Hajian-Tilak

Roles Formal analysis

‡ These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Cancer Research Center, Health Research Institute, Biostatistics & Epidemiology Department, Babol University of Medical Science, Babol, Iran

Fatemeh Nasiri Amiri

Roles Investigation, Project administration, Writing – review & editing

‡ These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Cellular and Molecular Biology Research Center, Health Research Institute, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.