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Table 7 Distribution of study participants according to their family history, Women Hospital-Hamad Medical Corporation, 2018

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

Family history Cases Cases Controls p value
Primary Infertility
n = 43 (%)
Secondary Infertility
n = 93 (%)
Infertility Total
n = 136 (%)
n = 272 (%)
Female infertility: 0.004*
 No 24 (55.8) 55 (59.1) 79 (58.1) 197 (72.4)
 Yes 19 (44.2) 38 (40.9) 57 (41.9) 75 (27.6)
Menstrual cycle irregularity: 0.001*
 No 28 (65.1) 63 (67.7) 91 (66.9) 227 (83.5)
  Yes 15 (34.9) 30 (32.3) 45 (33.1) 45 (16.5)
Polycystic ovarian syndrome: 0.050*
 No 30 (69.8) 69 (74.2) 99 (72.8) 221 (81.3)
 Yes 13 (30.2) 24 (25.8) 37 (27.2) 51 (18.8)
Fibroid: 0.004*
 No 34 (79.1) 75 (80.6) 109 (80.1) 246 (90.4)
 Yes 9 (20.9) 18 (19.4) 27 (19.9) 26 (9.6)
Diabetes mellitus: 0.001*
 No 16 (37.2) 35 (37.6) 51 (37.5) 197 (72.4)
 Yes 27 (62.8) 58 (62.4) 85 (62.5) 75 (27.6)
Thyroid disease: 0.001*
 No 30 (69.8) 55 (59.1) 85 (62.5) 219 (80.5)
 Yes 13 (30.2) 38 (40.9) 51 (37.5) 53 (19.5)
  1. * p < 0.05