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Table 4 Association between cause and person characteristics

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

Characteristic Total Cause χ2 p-value
Tubal blockage Anovulation Male factor Male/ female Mixed female Unexplained
Period of infertility (years)
1 24 (11.1) 5 5 8 0 3 3 0.491a
2–4 98 (45.4) 20 13 15 12 12 26  
5 and above 94 (43.5) 19 16 18 11 12 18  
Age group (years)
< 30 67 (31.0) 14 12 12 6 7 16 0.992a
30–39 117 (54.2) 22 18 22 13 17 25  
40+ 32 (14.8) 8 4 7 4 3 6  
Any pregnancy         0.493
Yes 72 (33.3) 14 9 11 8 13 17  
No 144 (66.7) 30 25 30 15 40 30  
Any children         0.107
Yes 52 (24.1) 10 6 6 4 11 15  
No 164 (75.9) 34 28 35 19 16 32  
  1. aFisher’s exact p-value
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