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Table 1 Summary of demographic and clinical characteristics of patients seeking reproductive endocrinology consultation.

From: Pre-treatment preferences and characteristics among patients seeking in vitro fertilisation

Parameter Value
Mean age (SD) [range]  
   Women (n = 206) 35.49 (4.6) [24 to 46]
   Men (n = 204) 37.31 (5.6) [24 to 58]
Prior pregnancy together, n (%) 79 (38.3)
Total number of prior pregnancies together, n (%)  
   1 40 (50.6)
   2 19 (24.1)
   3 13 (16.5)
   ≥ 4 5 (6.3)
   Not stated 2 (2.5)
Infertility duration (yrs) - median (IQR) 2.7 (1, 4)
Prior IVF experience, n (%) 56 (27.2)
Number of prior IVF cycles, n (%)  
   1 18 (32.1)
   2 19 (33.9)
   3 10 (17.9)
   4 4 (7.1)
   ≥ 5 5 (8.9)
Prior IVFs resulting in a delivery, n (%) 11 (19.6)
Any frozen embryos in storage, any facility? n (%) 10 (4.9)
Prior IUI treatment, n (%) 30 (14.6)
Number of IUIs, median (range) 2 (1, 20)
Outcome of IUI, n (%)  
   No pregnancy 27 (90)
   Pregnancy 3 (10)
Any family history of twins or triplets? n (%) 78 (37.9)
Aware that fertility treatments (including IVF) are associated with an increased risk of multiple gestation? n (%) 195 (94.7)
  1. Notes: IVF = in vitro fertilisation IUI = intrauterine insemination IQR = interquartile range