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Table 1 Characteristics of infertile women undergoing IVF-ET treatment

From: Coping strategies mediate the association between stigma and fertility quality of life in infertile women undergoing in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer

Item n %
Age   
20–25 53 6.9
26–31 416 54.2
32–37 238 31.0
 > 37 61 7.9
Educational level   
Primary 183 23.8
Secondary 168 21.9
University 417 54.3
Residence   
Countryside 260 33.9
Town 166 21.6
City 342 44.5
Length of marriage (year)   
1–3 343 44.7
4–6 247 32.2
 > 6 178 23.1
Financial condition (Chinese ¥)   
 ≤ 3000 295 38.4
3001–5000 320 41.7
 > 5000 153 19.9
Duration of infertility (year)   
 ≤ 3 474 61.7
 > 3 294 38.3
Religious beliefs   
Yes 20 2.6
No 748 97.4
Type of infertility   
Primary infertility 354 46.1
Secondary infertility 414 53.9
History of infertility treatment   
Yes 322 41.9
No 446 58.1
History of IVF-ET treatment   
Yes 101 13.2
No 667 86.8
Insurance   
Yes 276 35.9
No 492 64.1