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Table 2 Responses to survey questions about online educational material

From: Fertility patients’ use and perceptions of online fertility educational material

  n (%)
Questions for those who viewed online material (n = 106)
 Where did you go to find the online material?
  • Clinic website 114/119 (95.8)
  • Twitter account 3/119 (2.5)
  • Facebook account 2/119 (1.7)
 Did you find the information helpful?
  • Very helpful 85/116 (73.3)
  • Somewhat helpful 30/116 (25.9)
  • Not helpful 1/116 (0.9)
 Was the length of the information appropriate?
  • Too long 7/102 (6.9)
  • Perfect length 93/102 (91.2)
  • Not long enough 2/102 (2.0)
 Was the information easy to read?
  • Very easy 31/107 (29.0)
  • Easy 73/107 (68.2)
  • Somewhat confusing 3/107 (2.8)
  • Very confusing 0/107 (0)
 Which educational material did you look at?
  • Text 23/109 (21.1)
  • Videos 56/109 (51.4)
  • Text and Videos 30/109 (27.5)
 Did reading material online before this appointment better prepare you for making fertility decisions today?
  • Yes 73/108 (67.6)
  • No 19/108 (17.6)
  • Unsure 16/108 (14.8)
Questions for all survey respondents (n = 251)
 Which format do you prefer for online educational material?
  • Text 43/186 (23.1)
  • Videos 122/186 (65.6)
  • Text and videos 21/186 (11.3)
 Would you like us to post more educational information online?
  • Yes 127/177 (71.8)
  • No 7/177 (4.0)
  • Unsure 43/177 (24.3)
 Provide suggestions of topics that you would like to see online
  • Other general fertility topics 6/28 (21.4)
  • Donor gametes and adoption 2/28 (7.1)
  • Emotional support and counseling 2/28 (7.1)
  • How-to videos and interactive process-related videos 3/28 (10.7)
  • Risks of fertility treatment and pregnancy 2/28 (7.1)
  • Patient stories 3/28 (10.7)
  • Not sure 3/28 (10.7)
  • Other 7/28 (25.0)