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Table 2 Comparison Between the Studied variables and the decision to perform or not the procedure in case 1 (a single woman with no intention of having a male partner in the future)

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

Variables Perform the procedure in case 1? P
  Yes No  
Sex-n (%)    
Male 61 (38.9) 96 (61.1) 0.004*
Female 38 (61.3) 24 (38.7)  
Age - mean ± sd 42.2 ± 8.6 45.7 ± 9.2 0.005**
Country of Employment - n (%)    
Brazil 66 (59.5) 45 (40.5) < 0.001*
Germany 14 (28.6) 35 (71.4)  
Italy 8 (20.5) 31 (79.5)  
Greece 10 (52.6) 9 (47.4)  
Children-n (%)    
Yes 75 (45.5) 90 (54.5) 1.000*
No 24 (44.4) 30 (55.6)  
Living with Partner -n (%)    
Yes 80 (43.5) 104 (56.5) 0.321*
No 19 (54.3) 16 (45.7)  
Profession-n (%)    
Medicine 73 (42.0) 101 (58.0) 0.228*
Nursing 2 (100.0) 0 (0.0)  
Psychology 2 (40.0) 3 (60.0)  
Biology 14 (56.0) 11 (44.0)  
Graduate Studies - Level -n (%)    
Specialization 39 (44.3) 49 (55.7) 0.040*
Master's Degree 18 (69.2) 8 (30.8)  
PhD 19 (42.2) 26 (57.8)  
Post-Doc 12 (33.3) 24 (66.7)  
Time working in the field - median (P25-P75) 10.0 (5.0 - 15.0) 13.0 (7.0 - 20.0) 0.010***
Public Center - n (%) 27 (29.7) 64 (70.3) < 0.001*
Private Center - n (%) 82 (51.6) 77 (48.4) 0.003*
  1. * Value obtained by the Chi-square test
  2. ** Value obtained by the Student-t Test
  3. *** Value obtained by the Mann-Whitney Test
  4. **** Value obtained by the Fisher Exact Test