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Table 1 Presentation of the characteristics of the participants

From: The role of social media for persons affected by infertility

CharacteristicsNumber of participants n = 132 (%)
Gender
 Female129 (97.7%)
 Male3 (2.3%)
Education
 High school53 (40.2%)
 Higher education77 (58.3%)
 No answer2 (1.5%)
Profession
 Managers, senior officials, legislators7 (5.3%)
 Professionals in various fields21 (15.9%)
 Associate professionals, technicians16 (12.1%)
 Clerks18 (13.6%)
 Service workers and shop sales workers33 (25.0%)
 Other professions5 (3.8%)
 Prefer not to answer26 (19.7%)
 No answer6 (4.5%)
Civil status
 Heterosexual relation121 (91.6%)
 Single5 (3.8%)
 Same-sex relationship5 (3.8%)
 Prefer not to answer1 (0.8%)
Country of birth
 Sweden122 (92.4%)
 Country outside Europe6 (4.5%)
 Other Nordic country3 (2.3%)
 Other European country1 (0.8%)