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Table 2 Personal Decisions Regarding Elective Oocyte Cryopreservation

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
Age would consider egg freezing     0.028
 21–25 9 16 3  
 26–30 28 41 19  
 31–35 39 27 48  
 36–40 8 5 11  
 Above 40 1 1 1  
Would consider egg freezing for medical reasons   0.93
 Yes 47 47 44  
 No 53 51 49  
Would consider egg freezing for social reasons   0.62
 Yes 34 32 35  
 No 66 68 64  
Would consider egg freezing for career reasons   0.62
 Yes 63 60 64  
 No 37 39 36  
Would consider egg freezing at current price (~$10,000)   0.044
 Yes 21 15 26  
 No 20 19 20  
 At lower price 57 66 46  
Who should pay for egg freezing     0.009
 Self 38 42 34  
 Insurance 52 55 50  
 Employer 6 0 11  
If employer paid, would be more likely to freeze eggs   0.68
 Yes 73 75 71  
 No 26 25 27