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Table 3 Individual and cross-partner effects of sociodemographic and medical variables on FertiQoL subscales (for men and women separately)

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

FertiQoL subscales

Women (N = 362)

 

Men (N = 234)

 

Adjusted R2

Variable(s)

ß

t

p

Adjusted R2

Variable(s)

ß

t

p

Individual effects

Emotional

.051

Own child

.152

2.803

<.01

.091

Age

.258

3.796

<.001

Don’t know the cause

.174

3.113

<.01

Combined factor

−.159

−2.341

<.05

Male only factor

.155

2.801

<.01

Duration of child wish

−.159

−2.313

<.05

Mind/Body

.056

Combined factor

−.223

−3.819

<.001

.076

Age

.182

2.700

<.01

Female only factor

−.194

−3.318

<.01

Combined factor

−.168

−2.494

<.05

Own child

.132

2.441

<.05

Low education

−.151

−2.229

<.05

Relational

.037

Prior to treatment (vs. in treatment) status

.142

2.572

<.05

.018

Low education

−.15

−2.165

<.05

Own child with partner

−.127

−2.296

<.05

Social

.032

Duration child wish

−.192

2.788

<.01

Individual and cross-partner effectsa

Emotional

.031

Don’t know the cause (F)

.158

2.252

<.05

.099

Age (M)

.265

3.905

<.001

Combined factor (F)

−.186

−2.758

<.01

Duration of child wish

−.15

−2.217

<.05

Own child

.14

2.006

<.05

Mind/Body

.034

Combined factor (F)

−.159

−2.284

<.05

.089

Age (M)

.196

2.887

<.01

Own child of the man

−.143

−2.052

<.05

Combined factor (F)

−.203

−3.002

<.01

Low education (M)

−.156

−2.303

<.05

Relational

.038

Low education (M)

−.207

−2.981

<.01

.044

Low education (F)

−.187

−2.685

<.01

Male factor only (F)

.153

2.204

<.05

Social

.021

Low education (M)

−.147

−2.099

<.05

.032

Duration of child wish

−.192

−2.759

<.01

  1. aindividual and cross-partner mixed effects were calculated for couples only (N = 231 couples)
  2. (F) female’s effect
  3. (M) male’s effect
  4. Underlined variables show that a variable was a predictor in both individual and individual/cross-partner settings