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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the male and female dyads (n = 180 couples)

From: The effect of depression on quality of life in infertile couples: an actor-partner interdependence model approach

  Male Female Test statistic P
Age (years), mean ± SD 34.31 ± 5.01 30.54 ± 5.39 t(179) = 11.94 < 0.001
Educational level, n (%)    χ2(1) = 0 1.000
 Non-academic 96 (53.3) 95 (52.8)   
 Academic 84 (46.7) 85 (47.2)   
Duration of marriage (years), mean ± SD 6.72 ± 3.94   
Duration of infertility (years), mean ± SD 4.83 ± 3.61   
Cause of infertility, n (%)
 Male factor 81 (45.0)   
 Female factor 31 (17.2)   
 Both 23 (12.8)   
 Unexplained 45 (25.0)   
Failure of previous treatment, n (%)
 No 95 (52.8)   
 Yes 85 (47.2)   
History of abortion, n (%)    
 No 140 (77.8)   
 Yes 40 (22.2)   
Type of infertility, n (%)
 Primary 134 (74.4)   
 Secondary 46 (25.6)   
  1. SD Standard Deviation