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Table 6 Distribution of study participants according medical/medication history, Women Hospital-Hamad Medical Corporation, 2018

From: Risk profile of Qatari women treated for infertility in a tertiary hospital: a case-control study

  Cases Cases Controls p value
Primary Infertility Secondary Infertility Infertility Total  
Birth -control/ sexual history n = 43 (%) n = 93 (%) n = 136 (%) n = 272 (%)  
Previous postpone of child bearing: 0.001*
 No 38 (88.4) 45 (48.4) 83 (61.0) 88 (32.4)
 Yes 5 (11.6) 48 (51.6) 53 (39.0) 184 (67.6)
Hormonal control: n = 5 n = 48 n = 53 n = 184 0.006*
 No 2 (40.0) 13 (27.1) 15 (28.3) 92 (50.0)
 Yes 3 (60.0) 35 (72.9) 38 (71.7) 92 (50.0)
Birth control through natural / barrier methods: n = 5 n = 48 n = 53 n = 184 0.004*
 No 3 (60.0) 39 (81.2) 42 (79.2) 106 (57.6)
 Yes 2 (40.0) 9 (18.8) 11 (20.8) 78 (42.4)
Awareness about fertility window: 0.001*
 No 18 (41.9) 38 (40.9) 56 (41.2) 51 (18.8)
 Yes 25 (58.1) 55 (59.1) 80 (58.8) 221 (81.2)
Loyalty to fertility window: 0.001*
 No 24 (55.8) 51 (54.8) 75 (55.1) 71 (26.1)
 Yes 19 (44.2) 42 (45.2) 61 (44.9) 201 (73.9)
  1. * p < 0.05