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Table 2 Presentation of social media related behaviors of the participants (n=132)

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

BehaviourNumber of participants n = 132
On which platform did you find this survey?
 Facebook115 (87.1%)
 Barnlängtan (Longing for a child)11 (8.3%)
 Villhabarn.se (I want a child)3 (2.3%)
 Instagram1 (0.8%)
 No answer2 (1.5%)
How many years have you read and / or participated in blogs / Facebook groups / discussion forums about involuntary childlessness?
 < 1 year11 (8.3%)
 1-3 years80 (60.1%)
 4-6 years23 (17.4%)
 7-9 years15 (11.4%)
 ≥10 years2 (1.5%)
 No answer1 (0.8%)
How often do you take part in blogs / Facebook groups / discussion forums about involuntary childlessness?
 More than once a day52 (39.4%)
 Once a day28 (21.2%)
 More than once a week30 (22.7%)
 Once a week12 (9.1%)
 Once a month6 (4.5%)
 Less than once a month2 (1.5%)
 No answer2 (1.5%)
How much time per week do you devote to blogs / Facebook groups / discussion forums about involuntary childlessness? (Estimate number of hours per week)
 <1 hr13 (9.8%)
 1-3 hrs66 (50.0%)
 4-6 hrs17 (12.9%)
 7-10 hrs22 (16.7%)
 11-25 hrs4 (3.0%)
 >25 hrs2 (1.5%)
 No answer8 (6.1%)
On average, how many times a week do you write a posting on blogs / Facebook groups / discussion boards dealing with infertility?
 No postings53 (40.1%)
 1 - 5 postings a week66 (50.0%)
 6 - 10 postings a week7 (5.3%)
 11 - 15 postings a week3 (2.3%)
 16 - 20 posting a week1 (0.8%)
 No answer2 (1.5%)
Do you use a pseudonym (fictitious name)?
 Yes17 (12.9%)
 No113 (85.6%)
 No answer2 (1.5%)