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Table 1 Demographics of 208 IVF patients

From: Lifestyle and in vitro fertilization: what do patients believe?

Characteristic Women Men
N (%) 138 (66.3 %) 70 (33.7 %)
Age
  < = 34 48 (34.8 %) 20 (28.6 %)
 35–37 37 (26.8 %) 14 (20.0 %)
 38–40 31 (22.5 %) 16 (22.9 %)
 41–42 16 (11.6 %) 7 (10.0 %)
 43+ 6 (4.3 %) 13 (18.6 %)
Education
 High school or 2-year college 17 (22.3 %) 9 (12.8 %)
 4-year college 40 (29.0 %) 21 (30.0 %)
 Master’s degree 44 (31.9 %) 26 (37.1 %)
 MD/PhD/JD 37 (26.8 %) 14 (20.0 %)
Annual household income
  < $100,000 25 (18.3 %) 17 (24.3 %)
 $100,001–$150,000 43 (31.4 %) 20 (28.6 %)
 150,001–$200,000 27 (19.7 %) 13 (18.6 %)
  > $200,001 42 (30.6 %) 20 (28.5 %)
Race/Ethnicity (all that apply)
 Asian, Pacific Islander or other Asian 15 (11.1 %) 9 (12.8 %)
 Caucasian 107 (78.7 %) 48 (68.6 %)
 Other 13 (12.5 %) 13 (18.6 %)
Number of months trying to get pregnant
  < 6 months 2 (1.5 %) 8 (11.4 %)
 6–12 20 (14.6 %) 9 (12.9 %)
 13–24 46 (33.6 %) 28 (40.0 %)
  > 24 months 69 (50.4 %) 25 (35.7 %)
Primary infertility diagnosis (all that apply)
 Ovulation 14 (10.1 %) 6 (8.6 %)
 Blocked tubes 23 (16.7 %) 4 (5.7 %)
 Uterine factor 2 (1.4 %) 0 (0 %)
 Endometriosis 10 (7.2 %) 5 (7.1 %)
 Male factor 29 (21.0 %) 13 (18.6 %)
 DOR 35 (25.4 %) 15 (21.4 %)
 Unexplained 51 (37.0 %) 24 (34.3 %)
 Don’t know 4 (2.9 %) 5 (7.1 %)
 Other Etiology 10 (7.2 %) 10 (14.3 %)