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Table 1 Characteristics of the Sample According to country of Employment

From: Assisted Reproduction: What factors interfere in the professional's decisions? Are single women an issue?

Variables According to Country of Employment P
  Brazil Germany Italy Greece  
Sex-n (%)      
Male 77 (67.0) 38 (76.0) 30 (75.0) 15 (78,9) 0.491***
Female 38 (33.0) 12 (24.0) 10 (25.0) 4 (21.1)  
Age* - mean ± sd 43.0b ± 9.3 45.0ab ± 7.4 47.5a ± 9.8 42.4ab ± 7.8 0.036****
Children-n (%)      
Yes 86 (74.8) 40 (80.0) 31 (77.5) 13 (68.4) 0.759***
No 29 (25.2) 10 (20.0) 9 (22.5) 6 (31.6)  
Living with partner-n (%)      
Yes 92 (80.0) 43 (86.0) 37 (92.5) 15 (78.9) 0.274***
No 23 (20.0) 7 (14.0) 3 (7.5) 4 (21.1)  
Profession-n (%)      
Medicine 93 (86.9) 39 (84.8) 34 (85.0) 12 (66.7) 0.708***
Nursing 1 (0.9) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)  
Psychology 2 (1.) 1 (2.2) 1 (2.5) 1 (5.6)  
Biology 11 (10.3) 6 (13.0) 5 (12.5) 5 (27.8)  
Time working in the field** median (P 25-P 75) 10.0b (5.0-15.0) 13.0ab (7.8-19.0) 15.0a (10.0-20.0) 10.0b (5.0-14.0) 0.001*****
Public Center-n (%) 35 (30.4) 27 (54.0) 24 (60.0) 7 (36.8) 0.002***
Private Center-n (%) 98 (85.2) 26 (52.0) 27 (67.5) 13 (68.4) <0.001***
  1. * Equal characteristics do not differ on the Tukey test
  2. ** Equal characteristics do not differ on the Dunn test
  3. *** Value obtained using the Chi-square test
  4. **** Value obtained by the analysis of variance
  5. ***** Value obtained by the Kruskal-Wallis test