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Table 1 Surveyed Population Characteristics

From: Knowledge and attitudes regarding elective oocyte cryopreservation in undergraduate and medical students

  Total (n = 169) Undergraduates (n = 74) Medical students (n = 95) p value
Mean Age (SD) 24.0 (4.0) 21.6 (3.5) 26.8 (2.3) < 0.00001
Race (%)     0.00027
 White 55 46 62  
 Hispanic/Latino 5 11 1  
 African American 14 19 12  
 Asian 17 11 22  
 Other 7 12 3  
Religion (%)     0.011
 Christian 37 39 36  
 Catholic 13 15 13  
 Non-religious 34 38 32  
 Muslim 2 1 4  
 Hindu/buddhist/other 11 3 18  
Have children (%)     0.74
 Yes 4 4 5  
 No 96 95 95  
Plan to have children (%)     0.0001
 Yes 65 53 80  
 No 20 27 8  
 Unknown 15 20 12  
Age plan to have first child (%)     0.022
 21–25 4 5 0  
 26–30 30 41 21  
 31–35 28 24 33  
 35–40 2 0 4  
 40+ 1 0 1  
 Unknown 33 27 39  
Feel pressure from family to have child (%)    0.46
 Yes 26 28 24  
 No 73 69 75