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Table 8 Distribution of study participants according to their WHO-BMI classification/ PHQ-2 score, Women Hospital-Hamad Medical Corporation, 2018

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

WHO-BMI classification Cases Cases Controls p value
Primary Infertility
n = 43 (%)
Secondary Infertility
n = 93 (%)
Infertility Total
n = 136 (%)
n = 272 (%)
Underweight 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 7 (2.6) 0.002*
Normal weight 6 (13.9) 15 (16.1) 21 (15.4) 68 (25.0)
Overweight 14 (32.6) 27 (29.0) 41 (30.2) 98 (36.0)
Obese 23 (53.5) 51 (54.9) 74 (54.4) 99 (36.4)
Mean BMI + SD 30.9 + 6.2 31.6 + 6.6 31.4 + 6.4 28.7 + 6.1 0.001*
PHQ-2 score result: 0.004*
 Negative 38 (88.4) 79 (84.9) 117 (86.0) 257
 Positive 5 (11.6) 14 (15.1) 19 (14.0) (94.5) 15 (5.5)
  1. * p < 0.05