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Table 1 Demographic and general characteristics of respondents

From: Use and pattern of previous care received by infertile Nigerian women

CharacteristicsWomen with no previous treatment frequency (%)Women with previous treatment frequency (%)Total population Frequency (%)Test statistics (df = degree of freedom)
Clients age
  < 201 (100)0 (0.0)1 (0.4)Likelihood ratio 9.026
df 4
p value 0.060
 20–2948 (45.7)57 (54.3)105 (44.5)
 30–3932 (34.8)60 (65.2)92 (39.0)
 40–499 (29.0)22 (71.0)31 (15.7)
  > 500 (0.0)1 (100)1 (0.4)
Total90 (38.0)146 (62.0)236 (100)
Husband’s age
  < 200 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)Pearson Chi Square 11.324
df 3
p value 0.01
 20–298 (80%)2 (20)10 (4.2)
 30–3940 (40.8)58 (59.2)98 (41.5)
 40–4931 (37.3)52 (62.7)83 (35.2)
  > 5011 (24.4)34 (75.6)45 (19.1)
Educational level
 None1 (33.3)2 (66.7)3 (1.3)Pearson Chi Square 2.740
df 4
p value 0.602
 Quaranic only7 (41.2)10 (58.8)17 (7.2)
 Primary9 (36.0)16 (64.0)25 (10.6)
 Secondary44 (43.6)57 (56.4)101 (42.8)
 Tertiary29 (32.2)61 (67.8)90 (38.1)
Marital status
 Married89 (37.9)146 (62.1)235 (99.6)Pearson Chi Square 1.629
df 1
p value 2.02
 Single1 (100)0 (0.0)1 (0.4)
Duration of marriage
  ≤ 1 year14 (51.9)13 (48.1)27 (11.4)Pearson Chi Square 2.982
df 3
p value 0.394
  > 1-5 years32 (34)62 (66)94 (39.8)
  > 5-10 years24 (40)36 (60)60 (25.4)
  > 10 years20 (36.4)35 (63.6)55 (23.3)
Order of marriage
 First75 (38.9)118 (61.1)193 (81.8)Pearson Chi Square 0.236
df 1
p value 0.627
 Second or more15 (34.9)28 (65.1)43 (18.2)
Type of marriage
 Monogamy67 (39.4)103 (60.6)170 (72.0)Pearson Chi Square 0.420
df 1
p value 0. 517
 Polygamy23 (34.8)43 (65.2)66 (28.0)
Occupation
 Student9 (60)6 (40)15 (6.4)Pearson Chi Square 9.424
df 4
p value 0.051
 None/ Home maker48 (43.6)52 (56.4)110 (46.6)
 Self employed20 (33.3)40 (66.7)60 (25.4)
 Privately employed7 (33.3)14 (66.7)21 (8.9)
 Civil servant6 (20)24 (80)30 (12.7)
Average monthly income in Naira
  < N10,00050 (44.2)63 (55.8)113 (48.0)Pearson Chi Square 6.985
df 3
p value 0.072
 N10,000 - < N50,00034 (37.4)57 (62.6)91 (38.5)
 N50,000 - < N100,0005 (20)20 (80)25 (10.5)
  > N100,0001 (14.3)6 (85.7)7 (3.0)
Type of infertility
 Primary33 (34.4)63 (65.6)96 (40.7)Pearson Chi Square 0.970
df 1
p value 0.325
 Secondary57 (40.7)83 (59.3)140 (59.3)
Duration of fertility
  ≤ 1 year15 (60)10 (40)25 (10.6)Pearson Chi Square 11.324
df 3
p value 0.01
  > 1 year to 5 years46 (37.7)76 (62.3)122 (51.7)
  > 5 year to 10 years19 (36.5)33 (63.5)52 (22.0)
  > 10 year10 (27) 37 (15.7)
Parity
 049 (34.8)92 (65.2)141 (59.7)Pearson Chi Square 1.827
df 2
p value 0.401
 1–440 (43.5)52 (56.5)92 (39.0)
  > 41 (33.3)2 (66.7)3 (1.3)
Total90 (38.0)146 (62.0)236 (100)