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Table 1 Descriptive data: socio-demographic and psychosocial characteristics of study population

From: Anxiety and depression among infertile women: a cross-sectional survey from Hungary

  Primary infertile (N = 134) Fertile (N = 91) Statistical test p
Age (Mean, SD) 33.30 ± 4.85 35.74 ± 5.73 t = −3.44 p = .001
Age at first child birth (Mean, SD)   28.08 ± 5.03   
Educational level [N (%)]
  ≤ 8 years 9 (6.72) 6 (6.60) χ2 = 0.225 p = .849
 9–13 years 40 (29.85) 24 (26.37)
  ≥ 14 years 82 (61.19) 57 (62.64)
Family income [N (%)]
  < 150.000 HUFa 72 (53.72) 72 (79.12) χ2 = 16.181 p < .001
  > 151.000 HUF 62 (46.26) 18 (19.78)
Residence [N (%)]
 Village 24 (17.91) 15 (16.48) χ2 = 10.529 p = .005
 City 67 (50.00) 28 (30.77)
 Capital 43 (32.09) 48 (52.75)
Duration of infertility (Mean, SD) 3.61 ± 3.08    
Numbers of ART (Mean, SD) 1.69 ± 2.64    
No participated in ART [N (%)] 31 (23.13)    
Depressionb (Mean, SD) 14.94 ± 12.90 8.95 ± 10.49 t = 3.68 <.001
Anxietyc (Mean, SD) 48.76 ± 10.96 41.18 ± 11.26 t = 5.04 <.001
  1. a150,000 HUF is approximately 500 EUR and is just about the average net income in Hungary
  2. bBDI
  3. cSTAI-T