"The efforts by Kudesia and colleagues (1) to create and validate a fertility awareness survey is a vital development in the field of reproductive health care. The 29-item Fertility and Infertility Treatment Knowledge Score (FIT-KS) was created to measure fertility awareness and infertility treatment knowledge in the general population and among medical trainees. Using a combination of existing questionnaires, consultation with specialists in test construction, and clinical recommendations of an expert panel of 15 reproductive endocrinologists, the FIT-KS is the first of its kind in the United States. The authors should be commended for their foresight and attempts to address a significant gap in the field as most fertility awareness studies use non-validated instruments."
Peterson, B. (2017). A validated measure for fertility awareness: an essential step toward informed reproductive decision-making. Fertility and Sterility, 108(4), 606-607. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2017.08.027
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