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Table 3 Medical history and examination

From: The causes of infertility in women presenting to gynaecology clinics in Harare, Zimbabwe; a cross sectional study

Characteristic Frequency, n(%)
HIV
Positive 19 (8.8)
Negative 120 (55.6)
Not stated 77 (35.6)
Medical history
Nila 174 (80.6)
Hpt/DMb 17 (7.9)
HIVc 16 (7.4)
Others 9 (4.2)
Body mass indexd
21–24/50–75 58 (26.9)
25–29/76–89 60 (27.8)
≥ 30/90 46 (21.3)
< 21/50 4 (1.9)
Not weighed 48 (22.2)
  1. aNil means no recorded medical illness
  2. bHpt/DM means participant either had hypertension or diabetes mellitus or both
  3. cThree of the HIV positive participants were recorded under Hpt/DM leaving 16 instead of 19 in this category
  4. dBody Mass Index: Normal = BMI 21–24 kg/m2 or weight 50-75 kg; Overweight = BMI 25-29 kg/m2 or weight 76-89 kg; Obese = BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2 or weight ≥ 90 kg; Underweight = BMI < 21 kg/m2 or weight < 50 kg
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