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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of the predicting variables for 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 Adjusted OR 95%CI P
Sex    
Male 1.00   
Female 2.29 (0.77 - 6.80) 0.135
Age 0.98 (0.93 - 1.04) 0.521
Country of Employment    
Brazil 1.00   
Germany 0.41 (0.12 - 1.47) 0.172
Italy 0.40 (0.10 - 1.63) 0.204
Greece 1.68 (0.31 - 9.07) 0.544
Profession    
Medicine 0.40 (0.11 - 1.47) 0.169
Others 1.00   
Graduate Studies - Level    
Specialization 1.00   
Others 1.88 (0.66 - 5.27) 0.233
Public Center    
Yes 1.00   
No 1.55 (0.60 - 3.98) 0.362
Marital Status of the Patient    
Yes 0.13 (0.04 - 0.37) < 0.001
No 1.00   
Socio-Economical Level    
Yes 2.66 (0.98 - 7.28) 0.056
No 1.00   
Right to choose to gestate    
Yes 3.88 (1.11 - 13.49) 0.033
No 1.00   
Child's right to a father    
Yes 0.25 (0.09 - 0.72) 0.010
No 1.00   
Professional's duty to help the patient have the procedure    
Yes 2.88 (1.06 - 7.83) 0.039
No 1.00   
Need for an evaluation of the case by a bioethics committee    
Yes 0.54 (0.20 - 1.47) 0.224
No 1.00   
Technical Aspects    
Yes 1.97 (0.70 - 5.56) 0.198
No 1.00   
Legal Aspects    
Yes 1.54 (0.59 - 3.99) 0.374
No 1.00