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Table 1 Demographics of participants

From: Attitudes among paediatric healthcare professionals in Sweden towards sperm donation to single women: a survey study

CharacteristicsRegistered nurse (n = 140)Physician
(n = 49)
Psychologist
(n = 19)
Pa
Age (mean, SD)49.8 (10.32)48.5 (10.30)46.8 (11.78)NS
 n (%)n (%)n (%) 
Sex b< 0.001
 Female139 (99.3)32 (65.3)18 (94.7) 
 Male017 (34.7)1 (5.3) 
Own experience of infertility0.048
 Yes59 (42.1)27 (55.1)13 (68.4) 
 No81 (57.9)22 (44.9)6 (31.6) 
Wanting a conscience clause b, c0.009
 Yes23 (16.4)15 (30.6)0 
 No115 (82.1)34 (69.4)19 (100) 
  1. a Between professional groups; b Percentages do not sum to total due to missing values; c Conscience clause = where persons are entitled to refuse to take actions contrary to personal convictions;