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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Psychometric characteristics of the FertiQoL questionnaire in a German sample of infertile individuals and couples.

  M (SD)
Age 35.58 (5.46)
Duration of partnership (yrs) 8.21 (4.77)
Duration of child wish (yrs) 3.2 (2.41)
Duration of treatment (yrs)a .88 (1.29)
  N (%)
Gender
 Woman 362 (61)
 Men 234 (39)
Education
 Low 200 (34)
 Medium 119 (20)
 High 277 (46)
 Married 455 (76)
 Own child of the woman (yes) 36 (6)
 Own child with partner (yes) 51 (9)
 Own child of the man (yes) 46 (8)
 Prior to treatmentb 462 (78)
Subjective cause of infertilityc
 None 51 (9)
 Female factor 117 (20)
 Male factor 100 (17)
 Mixed factor 143 (24)
 I don’t know 170 (30)
  1. amissing data was not imputed, N = 372
  2. babscence of any kind of fertility treatment including ovulation induction, intrauterine insemination and ART
  3. cN = 584